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Kendrick Lamar's New Album Was Originally Titled 'Tu Pimp a Caterpillar'

April 01, 2015 08:43:41 GMT

Kendrick Lamar planned another title for his new album before he officially named it "To Pimp a Butterfly". In a new interview with MTV News, the Compton rapper revealed that the critically-acclaimed record was originally called "Tu Pimp a Caterpillar" and the title was supposed to be a homage to Tupac Shakur.

Ciara Goes Topless on 'Jackie' Album Cover, Announces Spring Tour

April 01, 2015 08:04:52 GMT

In anticipation of "Jackie", Ciara has unveiled the official cover art of the album. The R&B diva shared on Instagram on Tuesday, March 31 the sexy artwork showing her posing topless while rocking ripped blue jeans. She's covering her breasts with one of her hands.

Nick Jonas Throws a Party in Colorful Brand New Music Video for 'Chains'

April 01, 2015 06:50:34 GMT

After picking "Chains" as the next single off his current album, Nick Jonas gives the song another music video treatment. The new visuals, arriving online on Tuesday, March 31, was shot at the famed Wynwood Walls in Miami by directors Black Coffee and artist Peter Tunney.

Kendrick Lamar Set to Headline Hot 97's Summer Jam

April 01, 2015 05:07:22 GMT

Hot 97 has announced the full line-up of performers for this year's Summer Jam. The station revealed on Tuesday morning, March 31 that Kendrick Lamar would headline the event, which is set to take place at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium on June 7.

Azealia Banks Turns Into 'Ice Princess' in New Music Video

April 01, 2015 04:25:34 GMT

Azealia Banks has debuted the official music video for her song "Ice Princess" for fans' viewing pleasure. Hitting Vevo on Tuesday, March 31, the We Are Monkeys-directed clip finds the raptress turning into the queen who leads an ice kingdom.

De La Soul Starts Working on New Album After Reaching Kicstarter Goal in One Day

April 01, 2015 02:58:15 GMT

De La Soul's first album in 11 years is definitely happening thanks to their successful crowdfunding campaign. The rap group comprising of Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo announced the project on Monday, March 30 as they asked fans to help fund in via Kickstarter.

The Rolling Stones Announces 2015 North American Tour Dates

April 01, 2015 01:48:27 GMT

The Rolling Stones is hitting the road in North America again this summer. The band announced on Tuesday, March 31 that they'd embark on their "ZIP Code" tour starting on May 24 at San Diego's Petco Park. The 15-date trek will hit stadiums across the U.S. and Canada before finishing on July 15 at Quebec City Summer Fest in Quebec.

Video: Danny Brown Stops Concert, Walks Offstage After Getting Hit With a Glass of Water

March 31, 2015 08:54:19 GMT

Danny Brown ended his concert early after a disrespectful fan messed with him. The rapper was in the middle of performing a song for the crowd at SWG3 in Glasgow over the weekend when someone in the audience pelted him with a glass of water.

Lil Wayne's 'Free Weezy Album' Now Set for April

March 31, 2015 08:31:12 GMT

While his war with Cash Money and Birdman has yet come to an end, Lil Wayne is reportedly releasing his "The Free Weezy Album" soon anyway. According to Red Bull, the rapper's new project that's originally planned for February would finally arrive in April.

Evan Rachel Wood Stars in Brandon Flowers' 'Can't Deny My Love' Music Video

March 31, 2015 08:04:11 GMT

Last week, Brandon Flowers debuted "Can't Deny My Love" as a preview of his upcoming solo album. The frontman of The Killers then treated fans to the song's official music video on Monday, March 30.

David Lee Roth Injures Nose During Van Halen's Performance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

March 31, 2015 07:20:55 GMT

David Lee Roth had a minor incident when he and his Van Halen bandmates played a special concert on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Monday night, March 30. The vocalist, who made his first U.S. TV appearance since rejoining the group in 2007, halted their performance to announce that he'd injured his nose with his microphone.

Justin Bieber Working on New Album With Kanye West

March 31, 2015 06:34:30 GMT

Justin Bieber has been working on his new album with some of music's big names on his collaborators list. The Canadian superstar revealed he'd enlisted Kanye West and Rick Rubin for the new project as he discussed his new music in a new interview with USA Today.

Zayn Malik's First Song Since Splitting From 1D Released by Naughty Boy

March 31, 2015 04:49:01 GMT

Fans finally get to listen to Zayn Malik's much-talk-about collaboration with Naughty Boy. Hours after the British producer got into an argument on Twitter with Louis Tomlinson over a fan-made video, he posted on his SoundCloud page a demo of a song called "I Won't Mind" that's believed to be featuring Zayn's vocals.

Music Video Premiere: Wale's 'The White Shoes'

March 31, 2015 03:58:25 GMT

Wale has premiered the official music video for his song "The White Shoes". Arriving on Monday, March 30, hours before his "The Album About Nothing" is scheduled to hit the stores, the cinematic visuals follows a young boy who gets bullied because of his old, dirty white shoes.

Flo Rida Debuts Summery 'I Don't Like It, I Love It' Ft. Robin Thicke and Verdine White

March 31, 2015 03:03:36 GMT

Summer comes early for Flo Rida. The rapper on Monday, March 30 unveiled a new radio-friendly, feel-good jam called "I Don't Like It, I Love It" featuring guest appearances from Robin Thicke and Earth, Wind & Fire's bassist Verdine White.

Louis Tomlinson Calls Out Naughty Boy for Celebrating Collaboration With Zayn Malik

March 31, 2015 02:03:45 GMT

Louis Tomlinson wasn't happy when Naughty Boy shared a video about his upcoming collaboration with recently-departed One Direction member Zayn Malik. The singer then took to Twitter on Monday, March 30 to blast the producer.

Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen Announced as Hosts of 2015 Billboard Music Awards

March 31, 2015 01:35:24 GMT

ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced on Monday, March 30 that Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen would be hosting the upcoming 2015 Billboard Music Awards. The annual awards show will thus mark Ludracris' second year in a row serving as its host.

R. Kelly Sued for Canceling Concert

March 30, 2015 09:26:52 GMT

R. Kelly is being sued by a concert promoter who booked him for an upcoming concert. According to a new report by TMZ, the promoter named Darryl Austin was pissed after the R&B singer canceled his performance at the show scheduled to take place in Dallas next month, but failed to return the money the promoter had paid him.

Video: Skrillex Brought Out Justin Bieber, Diplo and More at Ultra Headlining Gig

March 30, 2015 08:29:52 GMT

Skrillex invited some of his pals to the stage as he brought the 2015 Ultra Music Festival in Miami to a close on Sunday night, March 29. Among those were Diplo, with whom the 27-year-old DJ formed Jack U, and Justin Bieber.

Beyonce, Kanye West and Rihanna Tweet Support as Jay-Z Launches Streaming Service Tidal

March 30, 2015 07:32:38 GMT

Numerous musicians have shown support for Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal. Famous faces including the rapper's wife Beyonce Knowles and pals Kanye West and Rihanna helped promote the service on Twitter using the hashtag #TIDALforALL and turned their Twitter profile picture bright blue.
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