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  • Amy Harris

    In photos: Ween helped close out Bonnaroo 2016 with style

    Bonnaroo closed out its 15th year with some of the most highly anticipated acts of the festival, several of which have a devout fan following (we’re looking at you Dead Heads). One said act, Ween, hit the stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. It had been over four years since Ween had performed...
  • Nick Cannon challenges Eminem to a $100k rap battle

    Nick Cannon challenges Eminem to a $100k rap battle

    Nick Cannon made an appearance on the Tim Westwood show donning a turban and thick rimmed glasses and he talked a big game. He promoted “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” and the forthcoming season of “Wild N Out,” and he also dropped a few gems about his divorce and dating card. However, what really...
  • Climate Control premiere 'Little Mess'

    Climate Control premiere 'Little Mess'

    Today, AXS has the exclusive premiere of Climate Control's new single, "Little Mess". The melancholy track explores the notion that some stars are never meant to be aligned, even from the beginning. The song showcases the groups vocal dynamics that are reminiscent of Hands Like Houses and the...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z in happier times

    Jay Z reportedly prepping response album to Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

    We doubt it will hit as hard as his legendary battle track “Takeover,” but if new reports are true, Jay Z may be prepping an album in response to his latest beef...with his wife Beyoncé. According to a new report in Us Weekly, Jay Z is working on an album that will tell “his side of things...
  • Goldenvoice

    Check out the best photos of G-Eazy at Coachella

    Bay Area rapper G-Eazy is having a damn good week, which kicked off with a highly successful performance at Coachella and closed out with a well loved show in Las Vegas at Drai's. At Coachella, the Sahara Tent was full to the brim with rabid fans waiting to get a glimpse of the hip-hopper, and once...
  • Avicii announces retirement from touring in emotional letter to fans

    Avicii announces retirement from touring in emotional letter to fans

    Superstar DJ and EDM pioneer Avicii announced his retirement from touring in an open letter to fans posted to his website. The 26-year-old producer behind such hits as “Levels” and “Wake Me Up” said that a recent road trip across the U.S. helped him realize that “I needed to make the change that I’d...
  • Martin Shkreli releases parts of the $2 Million Wu-Tang Clan album

    Martin Shkreli releases parts of the $2 Million Wu-Tang Clan album

    A few weeks prior to the election outcome that shook the world, Pharmaceutical bad guy, Martin Shkreli promised (via Twitter) that he’d drop his entire unreleased music collection, including unheard Nirvana, Beatles, and Wu-Tang for the masses to consume, but only if Trump was elected president...
  • This week in hip-hop: Extended tours, reemerging legends and struggle rap

    This week in hip-hop: Extended tours, reemerging legends and struggle rap

    We made it through a new week full of shenanigans. Beyond the typical rumor mill and tabloid smut, some interesting things did go down in the hip-hop realm. The news feed Joe Budden’s new project, Rage & The Machine tops Billboard charts, which is no surprise due to the level of promotion he put...
  • D.I.T.C. Crew drops full length LP ‘Sessions’

    D.I.T.C. Crew drops full length LP ‘Sessions’

    We’ve been waiting for this day for a long time. The D.I.T.C. Crew, comprised Fat Joe, Lord Finesse, Diamond D, A.G., Showbiz, O.C. & Buckwild and the fallen, Big L, have finally dropped another LP, called Sessions. The project, which has been a work in progress all year, features 12 original...
  • Listen: The best Sweater Beats tracks of 2016

    Listen: The best Sweater Beats tracks of 2016

    Sweater Beats may be one of the hottest producers and DJs on the current circuit, but the humble musician is anything but typical. In a Reddit AMA he described the kind of music he creates as “R&B with 808s,” which really is the ideal descriptor. Taking fun and experimental production and...
  • Celebrate Niykee Heaton through the covers that made her famous

    Celebrate Niykee Heaton through the covers that made her famous

    Niykee Heaton hit viral fame like many in her generation, through YouTube. Her acoustic covers of many hit tracks with her own signature twang coupled with striking good looks has garnered her millions of views and countless fans. Since then Niykee has been focusing on her original music and...
  • Lorde sets the generosity standard with unprecedented donation to New Zealand strangers

    Lorde sets the generosity standard with unprecedented donation to New Zealand strangers

    As one of the most beloved pop stars of recent history, it’s refreshing that Lorde’s character is as genuine as she seems to be. The New Zealand born singer recently donated $10,000 to fellow New Zealanders who found themselves in a difficult situation. The Busch family, of Auckland, were displaced...
  • Get in the Halloween spirit with Melanie Martinez’s spookiest videos

    Get in the Halloween spirit with Melanie Martinez’s spookiest videos

    Don’t let her cutesy attire, angelic voice and bright eyes fool you, Melanie Martinez has a dark side. She may have kicked off her career on The Voice, but what she has done since is nothing short of spooky. The crooner’s voice is a delightful mix of power and poise and it’s obvious that she also...
  • Kelly Clarkson and daughter ‘Push It’ as part of #DiabetesDanceDare challenge

    Kelly Clarkson and daughter ‘Push It’ as part of #DiabetesDanceDare challenge

    When anything by Salt-N-Pepa comes on, not a single warm-blooded being can help but “Push It.” Kelly Clarkson proves this while accepting the #DiabetesDanceDare challenge from Melissa Peterman (of “Reba”) she was joined by her adorable daughter River Rose in a dance off for a great cause. The two...
  • Megadeth's Dave Mustaine sets interrupting fan straight at iWireless Center

    Megadeth's Dave Mustaine sets interrupting fan straight at iWireless Center

    We all get a little stressed out at our jobs. This can be especially true if one of our colleagues is giving us an extra hard time. Dave Mustaine, of Megadeth knows this first hand, although the way he handled an interrupting fan would likely get the rest of us fired. While on the band’s Dystopia...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Interview: LANY talks Kinda Tour, multitasking and connecting with fans

    The energy at downtown Las Vegas’ premier festival, Life is Beautiful, is charismatic each year, and in 2016 it could be felt all over the city. That excitement isn’t reserved for the festivalgoers, however, because even before the third day started, it was already energized backstage with LANY...
  • Three Kansas City tweens are taking the internet by storm with their spot on Metallica covers. 

    Kansas City Metallica tweens prove that all hope for the youth is not lost

    On September 11, a shopper caught three very stylish tween boys playing a hardcore and vividly accurate Metallica medley in front of a Country Club Plaza Mall in Kansas City.  After discovering the three covers were note-for-note perfect, the camerawoman, Catherine Ross posted the video to her...
  • 311's bass player, P-Nut, holds a self award world view that is refreshing for a celebrated musician.

    Exclusive: 311’s P-Nut talks fans, his wife and growing up with the band

    “I’m in his neighborhood, he’s not in mine,” 311 bassist, P-Nut, says of the young buck with furry antlers nibbling on the ferns in his front yard. Mere days before kicking off the summer tour, he speaks of his band and their fans with the same effortless, yet airy confidence that he displays on...
  • Tina Knowles accepts the BET Award for Best Video for her daughter, Beyonce.

    Beyoncé’s mom took to the stage to accept BET Award for Best Video

    Beyoncé had to quickly jet out to London for her show immediately following her epic set at the BET Awards. This fact became glaringly obvious when her mom, Tina Knowles, accepted the award for her. Although many people pondered how it was possible for the Queen Bey to move so quickly and stealthily...
  • Electric Adventure will be over the weekend of September 24-25 in Atlantic City.

    Electric Adventure returns to Atlantic City September 24-25

    Atlantic City’s sunshine rich beaches will play host the fifth annual Electic Adventure on September 24-25. Although the lineup hasn’t been announced yet, there have been a few changes to the layout and amenities that should appeal to fans and festivalgoers. After polling last year’s attendees, the...
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