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Travis Scott’s Surprise Appearance at Rolling Loud Marks His First Festival Since Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott surprised the crowd at Rolling Loud Miami when he took the stage with Future on Saturday night. Though Scott has performed at a few one-off shows recently, this weekend’s cameo marked the rapper’s first music festival appearance since last year’s Astroworld tragedy in Houston, where 10 people died and many more were injured during his set. […]

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Tackled by Security at Band’s Toronto Concert

Rage Against the Machine‘s Tom Morello had a run-in with security during the rock band’s concert at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Saturday. As seen in a fan-captured video, midway through the group’s closing song “Killing in the Name,” the iconic guitarist was accidentally knocked over by a security guard sprinting toward an unruly fan who […]

Kid Cudi Walks Off Stage at Rolling Loud Miami, Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance With Lil Durk

Kid Cudi stormed off the stage during his headlining set at Rolling Loud Miami on Friday (July 22) after being hit numerous times by objects thrown from the crowd. The “Day ‘N’ Nite” rapper, who was a last-minute replacement for Kanye West, was early into his late-night performance when he stopped the show after being […]

Ricky Martin Speaks Out After Legal Case Is Dismissed: “I Was Victim of a Lie”

Just hours after a judge in Puerto Rico dismissed a case against Ricky Martin on Thursday (July 21), the artist spoke out and said that this legal situation has been “hurtful.” “It’s been almost four decades since I’ve been working as an artist, under the public eye, and I’ve never had to deal with something […]

Ricky Martin Restraining Order Case Dismissed

A Puerto Rico court “archived” a restraining order issued against superstar Ricky Martin, meaning the case was closed, a judicial spokesperson said Thursday. “The petitioner ceased his claims voluntarily; therefore the case was archived and no further procedures are required,” the spokesperson, who was not authorized to be quoted by name under the tribunal rules, […]

Kanye West Pulls Out of Rolling Loud Miami 2022 Headlining Set

Kanye West will no longer be performing at Rolling Loud Miami 2022. The festival’s organizers took to social media on Sunday (July 17) to announce that the 45-year-old rapper and fashion mogul, who now goes by Ye, will not be headlining the event’s opening night on July 22. “Due to circumstances outside of our control, Ye will no […]

Soprano Angel Blue Drops Out of Opera in Italy Over Use of Blackface

Soprano Angel Blue says she won’t perform in an opera in Italy this month because blackface was used in the staging of a different work this summer on the same stage. The U.S. singer posted a note on her angeljoyblue Instagram page saying she will be bowing out of “La Traviata” at Verona’s Arena this […]

Rapper Kodak Black Arrested on Drug Charges in Florida

Rapper Kodak Black was arrested in South Florida on charges of trafficking in oxycodone and possession of a controlled substance. The rapper, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was booked Friday into jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he awaits a bond hearing. The Florida Highway Patrol said in a release that troopers pulled Black […]

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Sets Benefit Show for Highland Park Shooting Victims

Billy Corgan is stepping up for his community. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman and his partner Chloe Mendel announced Thursday that they are hosting a livestream charity show to benefit the victims of the July 4 Highland Park, Ill., shooting. “About a week ago, we had the horrible tragedy here on July 4 that took so […]

William Hart, Delfonics Lead Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 77

William “Poogie” Hart, lead singer of Philly soul greats The Delfonics, has died. Hart’s son Hadi told TMZ that the singer-songwriter was taken to Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia due to breathing difficulties and that he passed on Thursday (July 14) due to complications stemming from surgery. He was 77. The Delfonics were one of […]

Pink Releases Protest Single “Irrelevant” With Proceeds Going to When We All Vote

Pink loves a challenge, and on her strident new protest single “Irrelevant,” she takes on any and everyone who would dare to make her feel invisible or powerless. “You can call me irrelevant, insignificant/ You can try to make me small/ I’ll be your heretic, you f–kin’ hypocrite/ I won’t think of you at all/ […]

Drake’s Team Denies Rapper Was Arrested in Sweden

Rapper Drake has not been arrested in Sweden, his team tells The Hollywood Reporter, dispelling fevered rumors that hit social media Thursday night. Internet speculation suggested Drake had been arrested by local police at a Stockholm nightclub. His team categorically tells THR that the Grammy winner was in his hotel in the Swedish capital and […]