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Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival A new documentary about Gloria Gaynor is hitting theaters next year. Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive, which premiered at the Tribeca Festival last June, will hit select theaters on February 13.  “For the last 40 years I’ve been telling you I will survive,” she says in the new trailer for the flick, referring to her […]

Republic Records Nicki Minaj is welcoming the Barbz to arenas around the world with her highly-anticipated Pink Friday 2 Tour.  For her biggest tour to date, Nicki will travel to major cities in support of her long-awaited fifth album, Pink Friday 2. She dropped off the Pink Friday sequel, with features from Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Drake and more, on Friday, December 8, her 41st birthday. […]

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Will Smith took a trip down memory lane and tapped into his Fresh Prince alter ego during a recent performance celebrating 50 years of hip-hop.   Joining forces with friend and longtime collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff at the Grammys Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop, which aired on CBS Sunday night, December 10, Smith helped to celebrate hip-hop’s […]

Top Dawg/RCA In 2023, everything SZA touched turned to Gold … and Platinum. The “Snooze” singer ends 2023 as the Recording Industry Association of America’s most-certified artist of the year. She scored the most certified releases this year — 15 — as well as the Top Album, SOS, certified three-times Platinum, and the Top Single, “Kill Bill,” certified five-times Platinum. Taking […]

“H*es Up Pimps Down” is the theme for Latto‘s annual birthday bash. She revealed the theme by way of a fully-produced visual featuring a voiceover by the party’s host, Flavor Flav. “Everybody grab your mink coats and gather ’round, ‘cus on December 22, player’s ball is taking over the town,” Flav is heard saying. Past party themes include Wild Wild West, […]

Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic Cardi B is a single woman.  The “Bodak Yellow” rapper hopped on Instagram Live with an update that she and her rapper husband, Offset, are no longer together.  “The last time I got on Live I kind of wanted to tell you guys, but I didn’t know how to tell you, so I was like […]

Maybach Music Group Meek Mill says he’s working on another hit intro.  The new song, he says, will outdo the iconic “Dreams and Nightmares” that dropped 11 years ago. “I just laid a new intro …. I think it will top dreams and nightmares!” Meek tweeted. “Nobody can tell me different but the streets!” The “Ima Boss” rapper […]

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for MC Mariah Carey had some special guests join her on Saturday, December 9 at New York’s Madison Square Garden during her Merry Christmas One and All tour. As Rolling Stone reports, Mariah told the crowd, “This is unexpected but amazing. We have two Christmas angels here to sing a song called ‘Oh […]

Lovett Music, Inc./RCA Records Victoria Monét has been named MTV’s Global PUSH Artist for the month of December.  She joins a list of past new music stars: Coco Jones (November), GloRilla (September), Kaliii (August), Ice Spice (May) and more. Monét’s recognition follows her seven nominations at the upcoming Grammys and a sold-out, 26-city U.S. tour. In her interview with MTV, […]

Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTV The verdict is in on Nicki Minaj‘s Pink Friday 2, with fans on the internet saying they love the new body of work. After dropping the album on her 41st birthday, December 8, her Barbz fanbase took to social media with their mostly positive opinions on the long-awaited Pink Friday sequel.  “Nicki really solidified her reign […]