‪Stormzy used his Glastonbury set to demand answers from government about deadly Grenfell Tower block fire‬
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‪Stormzy used his Glastonbury set to demand answers from government about deadly Grenfell Tower block fire‬

BRITISH RAPPER Stormzy used his set at Glastonbury to call attention and demand answers into the deadly tower block fire in London. Joining a list of performers paying tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed at least 79 people, he took a moment during his performance on The Other Stage to … Continue reading

Big Sean wants young people to know “you can still be in the music industry and not necessarily be a performer”
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Big Sean wants young people to know “you can still be in the music industry and not necessarily be a performer”

RAPPER BIG Sean is on a mission to empower young people through his education initiative, Mogul Prep. Mogul Prep, the latest initiative from The Sean Anderson Foundation, which the rapper launched in 2012 in conjunction with his mother, former middle school teacher Myra Anderson, aims to close the information gap that can hamstring kids, especially … Continue reading

Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards
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Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards

DRAKE HAS surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by picking up 13 gongs. The Canadian rapper, who walked into yesterday’s show with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album (Views), among others. “I got my whole family up here,” said Drake, who stood onstage with nearly … Continue reading

Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards
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Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards

IT WAS a double celebration for UK grime MC Skepta who picked up two gongs at this year’s prestigious Ivor Novello awards. The north London-born star was named Songwriter of the Year and also won Best Contemporary Song for Man, which sampled a Queens of the Stone Age track. Speaking at the event, he explained … Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released
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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released

KENDRICK LAMAR’S album, Damn, has officially gone platinum less than a month after being released. Released on April 14, Damn is the first LP of 2017 to achieve the feat – J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only, which went platinum last month, was released in December, 2016. Kendrick’s label, Interscope Records, posted the platinum announcement on … Continue reading