Playing with fire could get you in hot water. But for Alicia Keys, it puts her on the cover of Billboard‘s next issue. Pretty hot and tempting. hhnm
Guess who’s back. Billboard released their annual “Maximum Exposure” issue this week and under the R&B/Hip-Hop sidebar, the Double R was selected as the only domain that counts out here. You want to be in the public? Screw ya budget. It’s just us!
The Olympians aren’t the only ones breaking records. With 2 Chainz’ “No Lie” landing this week at #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop charts, Drake’s assistance earned him a total of 10 #1s passing Jay-Z’s 9. Drake is also the current record holder for most #1s on Billboard’s Rap charts. In February, “Make Me Proud” earned him his 11th passing Puff. How’s that for a new Drake record?
A family earns together
Preparing for his performance at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20, Usher puts up the dukes on the print’s latest cover. Lookin 4 Myself drops June 12.
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It’s Mac, bitch! By tomorrow, Mr. Miller’s debut Blue Slide Park, will premiere at the top of the Billboard charts. According to Hits Daily Double, the album sold an estimated 148, 915 copies. And now, for some stats: Mac becomes the first artist in 16 years (and of the 21st century) to debut independently at number one. Congrats to him and the entire Rostrum team. Final tally manana. UPDATE: Final number via SoundScan: 144,487 Digital: 109,300 |CD: 35,187
Now that Drake’s sophomore album is out, he told Billboard that he wants to have a release concert in Jamaica and battle Weezy song for song. Lawdamercy! “I don’t want to just do an album release concert. So, me, I go to Jamaica a lot — I love Jamaican culture — so what I’m gonna do, I’m challenging Lil Wayne to a sound clash, that’s what I want to do. I don’t want to just perform by myself,” he told […]
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No major label? No problem. Mac Miller makes his cover debut on this week’s edition of Billboard. Rumble young man, rumble! Blue Slide Park drops November 8th. Cover feature available to read here. No album out, yet emerging “Donald Trump” rapper Mac Miller’s already racked up quite the teenage cult. Will sold-out live crowds and a million+ Twitter followers (and an overall social push) translate into sales for his indie-label debut LP? Our writer went full-on “Almost Famous” on the […]