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Chance The Rapper shuts down SXSW. Or at least the fire department shuts down his set at SXSW.

The purpose of festivals such as South By Southwest is (or was) for small unsigned acts to draw attention from labels and media. That's still largely true, but the scene has also become inundated with big names that you've already heard of, and ...

Kendrick Lamar and Tame Impala team up for 'Feels Like We Only Go Backwards' remix

Kendrick Lamar's love affair with indie rock continues. The Compton rapper has now teamed up with Tame Impala for "Backwards," an updated version of the band's 2012 song "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards," Billboard reports. The collaboration will ...

Justin Bieber 'Confident' music video debuts: WATCH the dance and pun filled clip

With all the drama surrounding Justin Bieber these days (quite understandably), it's really easy to forget the 19-year-old made a totally solid R&B album last year with his Music Mondays compilation Journals. Less than a week after his DUI arrest, ...

VEVO posts snippet of Justin Bieber 'Confident' music video before release tonight [WATCH]

To say Justin Bieber has had a rocky start to 2014 would be an understatement, what with that DUI charge, aftermath from an egging incident in his Casablacas, Calif., neighborhood and the lagging sales of his latest record Journals and movie Believe. ...

For Better or Worse, Village Voice's Pazz+Jop Rank the Top Albums and Singles of 2013 [POLL]

While many argue the merits of the long-suffering publication as well as the results therein--hey, the lot of us feel the same way about the Grammys--the Voice's P+J issue (conceived of by disgraced music editor, Bob Xgau) is about as consensus as ...

Chance The Rapper moving in with James Blake for the sake of sweet music-making

With so many bad reality TV out there, we kind of wish this were a show: Chance The Rapper moves in with James Blake.

Chance the Rapper makes late night TV debut on Arsenio Hall to perform 'Chain Smoker' [WATCH]

Chance the Rapper has had an impressive breakout year. His album, Acid Rap, has been featured across many Best of 2013 lists (SPIN named him Rapper of the Year), he collaborated with Justin Bieber and Childish Gambino, and he toured with two of the ...

A Great Big World retakes Digital Downloads top spot; Pitbull/Ke$ha and Eminem/Rihanna follow

"Timber" seemed like it might have been ready to hold down the Digital Downloads chart for a while, but another track had other ideas.

Late Night Rundown: Musical guests of late night television for December 16 through December 20

Can't get enough of your favorite bands on late night television? Check and see who is performing this week, and don't forget to come back and see what we have to say the next day! The week of December 16 through December 20...

New mixtapes from Chance The Rapper emerge on Reddit, featuring Adele and Coldplay samples

Chance The Rapper is having a pretty good year. His Acid Rap mixtape has caught the attention music critics, and was even named the second best record of 2013 by SPIN magazine. Normally, the industry waits until late in a performer's career to dig up ...

Review: Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper get real 'Confident' in new Music Mondays single [LISTEN]

Justin Bieber's Music Mondays series has come to a close (kind of). The last of the 10 individual singles, "Confident," was released at the strike of midnight on Dec 9. Smartly, Bieber ended things on a very high note with this instantly gratifying ...

Justin Bieber announces new single 'Confident' featuring Chance the Rapper on Instagram [PHOTO]

The weeks go on, and so with each new Monday comes another new Justin Bieber single. The teen idol is very near the end of his Music Mondays project, and after nine singles, the Biebz has announced what could be the 10th of 10 singles. Today (Dec. ...

SPIN releases annual list of best albums; Kanye West, Chance The Rapper, and Vampire Weekend vie for top spot

SPIN Magazine, one of our most trusted sources for music across many genres, has released its annual list of the best 50 albums of the year. Yes, it's a bit early (not going to give Britney Spears a fair shot guys?), but we're sure they're just ...

Chance The Rapper covers Coldplay's 'Fix You' at Syracuse show [WATCH]

The downside to being a rapper is that pulling off covers is difficult. It's not like metal, where you can take any given song, down-tune your guitar and create something that sounds totally different. It's tough for rappers to make a rap sound ...

Danny Brown Releases 'Old' Setlist, Chance The Rapper Releases 'Acid Rap' Headlining Dates [Up And Coming Hip-Hop Update]

Two exciting bits of news from two of hip-hop's hottest up-and-comers: First, Danny Brown has finally released the tracklist of his upcoming album "Old," and Chance The Rapper has announced the dates for his headlining tour in support of his ...

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