Source: Steve Granitz / Getty Follow The Beat On Twitter: Nicki Minaj’s latest album Queen has finally reached platinum status after being released on August 10th with some hot features from Eminem, Lil Wayne, Future and various artists. Although Queen fell from the top ten spots on Billboard within its first five weeks, that hasn’t stopped this queen from letting […]

 Follow The Beat On Twitter:   Cardi B is dripping with success. This week, her debut album, Invasion Of Privacy takes the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 charts. In its first week, the LP earned 255,000 in equivalent album units with 103,000 of the sum in tradition sales. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Invasion Of Privacy also marks the […]

When Future bursted into the mainstream in 2011, it was only up from there.

Billboard recently caught up with Rick Ross and had the MMG boss spillin’ the beans about a variety of subjects triggered by lyrics off his new album ‘Rather You Than Me.’  On the new project, Ross makes references to Birdman, Lil Wayne, Drake, Meek Mill and even Donald Trump.  The lyrics “I’m happy that Donald Trump became the […]

Rick Ross is far from putting any respect on Birdman‘s name. After releasing his scathing “Idols Become Rivals” off his Rather You Than Me album, the rap boss continues to condemn Birdman’s business history. In a recent interview with Billboard, Ross elaborates on why he came after Birdman in a song. “You know, I just think it’s so f*cked […]

The popular Atlanta group, Migos, is sinking themselves in deeper water in regards to their LGBTQ politics. Back in January, rapper and artist of the hit single “Tuesday,” ILoveMakonnen, posted a tweet coming out as gay. When Migos was asked about ILoveMakonnen’s revelation in Rolling Stone, member Quavo responded “Damn, Makonnen!” Then when the interviewer mentioned […]

Nicki Minaj is setting the record straight and not in a diss track, but on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. With the debut of her song “Make Love” with Gucci Mane at No. 78, Minaj ties with Aretha Franklin in the most appearances by a female artist on the Hot 100 charts. Franklin and Minaj […]

Since the horrific 2009 incident where he physically assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna, R&B star Chris Brown has been on a continuous downward spiral. There have been multiple arrests, pressed charges, messy breakups, online fights and numerous attacks on the media, but Billboard has released a detailed account of just how deep and serious Brown’s problems are. […]

An investigative report by Billboard  published yesterday depicted Chris Brown as a drug addicted bully with anger problems. The article comes on the heels of his ex Karrueche and her best friend getting restraining orders against Chris. Breezy took to Instagram (live) to issue his response, saying negative reports about him seem to surface when he’s promoting a tour or project, disregarding them as merely […]

Chris Brown has been making headlines lately due to the restraining order put on him by ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran and many are accusing him of drug addiction. However, in a video post he addresses his critics, claiming, “I am not hurting out here.” You can see the full video below.   It’s hard for folks to take […]

We heard it would happen and really had no doubts ‘Starboy’ would debut at the number one spot, but the total number of copies moved is quite shocking. The Weeknd destroyed the competition selling 348,000 albums and scoring the third-largest opening week of the year behind Drake’s ‘Views’ (1.04 million units) and Beyoncé’s ‘LEMONADE’ (653,000 […]

According to Billboard, the Knowles girls just joined an elite group of siblings who both have number one albums.