Category: Urban Daypop

Music Industry Calls For ‘Blackout Tuesday’ After George Floyd’s Death

Music Industry Calls For ‘Blackout Tuesday’ After George Floyd’s Death

The music industry is standing in solidarity after the death of George Floyd with a “Blackout Tuesday” initiative.  Floyd is the black man who was killed while being restrained by Minneapolis police. Atlantic Records’ senior director of marketing, Jamila Thomas and Platoon’s senior artist campaign manager, Brianna Agyemang, are behind the blackout, which is also […]

Ty Dolla $ign Shares New Song About George Floyd & Racism

Ty Dolla $ign Shares New Song About George Floyd & Racism

After George Floyd lost his life last week due to asphyxia by way of sustained and forceful pressure to his neck and back, cutting off his airway, protests have taken place across North America and several artists have spoken out by way of their music.  Now, Ty Dolla $ign is contributing with some powerful lyrics […]

Faith Evans Arrested After Domestic Violence Attack Against Husband Stevie J

Faith Evans Arrested After Domestic Violence Attack Against Husband Stevie J

Faith Evans was reportedly arrested for a domestic violence attack against her husband earlier this week. According to TMZ, police were called to the home of Evans and producer Stevie J following the incident. Law enforcement claimed Stevie J was left with “visible marks and scratches” on his face after a verbal confrontation allegedly turned […]

Lil Yachty, J. Cole, Nick Cannon, More Artists Protest George Floyd’s Death

Lil Yachty, J. Cole, Nick Cannon, More Artists Protest George Floyd’s Death

In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis law-enforcement officer, protests broke out in at least 17 cities across the United States, and artists including Lil Yachty, J. Cole, Halsey, Nick Cannon and more took to the streets with protesters. Yachty posted video of himself saying to fellow protesters, “I […]

2 Chainz’s Restaurant Shut Down For Violating COVID-19 Guidelines

2 Chainz’s Restaurant Shut Down For Violating COVID-19 Guidelines

2 Chainz’s Escobar Restaurant was ordered to close by Georgia authorities after throwing a raucous party for Memorial Day. Georgia State Police shut the restaurant down after noticing “the location was rather loud, busy, and occupied to be operating as a restaurant at that time of night.” The restaurant’s Instagram account features videos showing that […]

Megan Thee Stallion Lands Her First No. 1 On Billboard Hot 100 With “Savage” Remix

Megan Thee Stallion Lands Her First No. 1 On Billboard Hot 100 With “Savage” Remix

Megan Thee Stallion has earned her first-ever No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her “Savage” remix featuring Beyoncé. Savage is Beyoncé’s seventh No. 1, according to Billboard.  When the “Savage Remix” landed at No. 1 Megan immediately took to Twitter to share, “Hotties and the Hive did dat.” She also thanked her fans on […]

Major Lazer Previews New Nicki Minaj Collaboration During Live-Stream

Major Lazer Previews New Nicki Minaj Collaboration During Live-Stream

Major Lazer previewed a new collaboration with Nicki Minaj during their latest live-stream. The new collaboration sees them join forces with Mr Eazi. The two artists have worked together before, teaming up on Major Lazer’s 2017 single ‘Run Up,’ which also featured PARTYNEXTDOOR.  Diplo and the rest of Major Lazer played a snippet of the […]

G-Eazy Announces New Project “Everything’s Strange Here”

G-Eazy Announces New Project “Everything’s Strange Here”

G-Eazy took to Instagram to officially announce his brand new solo project Everything’s Strange Here, marking his first studio release since 2017’s The Beautiful & Damned. T In a lengthy IG post, G-Eazy wrote: “8 weeks ago I didn’t know I needed to make this. The world has been turned upside down and inside out – but […]

Gunna Expected To Reach No. 1 On Billboard 200 With Album ‘Wunna’

Gunna Expected To Reach No. 1 On Billboard 200 With Album ‘Wunna’

Gunna seems to be on his way to his first Billboard 200 No. 1 on the albums charts. According to HITS Daily Double, Gunna’s sophomore effort Wunna is estimated to earn around 110,000 to 130,000 equivalent album units, which would push him No. 1 on next week’s chart. This figure would top the mark set […]

Kanye West New Album Release To Be Titled ‘God’s Country’

Kanye West New Album Release To Be Titled ‘God’s Country’

Reportedly, the title of the upcoming Kanye West album will be God’s Country. The title was revealed by cinematographer and director Arthur Jafa in a chat with culture icon and producer Michèle Lamy. While talking about Kanye, Michèle asked Arthur if his upcoming coming work is related to Kanye’s Sunday Service; Jafa responded that it’s actually […]