Daniel Caesar Is Making Canadian Concert History This Weekend

Big would be too small a word to describe Daniel Caesar’s 2017. The much-lauded artist — and Exclaim! 2017 year-end cover star — will perform five sold-out shows at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall, starting this Saturday, December 16, a feat that’s without precedent, particularly for an independent Canadian musician who gets limited radio play in […]

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Future and Rocko End Their Two-Year Legal Battle Over Royalties

reactid=”130″> After two-year legal battle, Future and Rocko have reached agreement, reports TMZ. Both parties submitted court documents to have the royalties case dismissed. Rocko’s attorneys told TMZ that his client is happy “very successful result.” Rocko initially sued Future for $10 million for breach contract stemming a 2011 deal where Future was supposed to […]

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Chris Brown Drops ‘Heartbreak on a Full Moon Deluxe Edition’

Christmas comes early for Chris Brown fans. The R&B superstar unwraps a 57-track deluxe edition his album Heartbreak on a Full Moon. The repackaged version, titled Deluxe Edition: Cuffing Season – 12 Days Christmas, adds 12 tracks to the original 45, and features appearances from Trippie Redd (“Yoppa”), Ella Mai (“This X-Mas”), Solo Lucci (“Secret”), […]

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Future Settles $10 Million Lawsuit with Rocko

Future must pay up. The Atlanta rapper has settled his 18-month legal battle with former friend and business associate Rocko. The court documents, obtained by TMZ and filed by both sides, ask for a dismissal the case. While Future has not commented, Rocko’s lawyers say that he’s happy with the “very successful result.” TMZ claims […]

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Chris Brown Drops 'Heartbreak on a Full Moon: Deluxe Edition'

reactid=”130″> Chris Brown's Heartbreak on a Full Moon is already a lengthy project at 45 songs, but now, the album is getting even longer thanks to the newly released deluxe edition: Heartbreak on a Full Moon: Deluxe Edition – Cuffing Season – 12 Days Christmas. The new edition the album adds 12 new tracks and […]

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'Black-ish' Season 4, Episode 9 Recap

reactid=”130″> The black-ish season finale flipped the scrip,  and told the story the ghost Christmas future instead Christmas past while tackling a major plight in the Black community— diabetes. Following black-ish tradition, Dre opens the show with his informative monologue— this time addressing statistics surrounding diabetes and the Black community. He's concerned about the effects […]

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​Ontario Government Passes Ticket Sales Act, but Ticketmaster and StubHub Aren't Happy About It

After unveiling plans to reform ticket reselling practices in the province earlier this year, the Ontario government has passed new legislation aiming to protect ticket buyers through preventing outrageous resale markups and strengthening purchasing laws. The province’s Ticket Sales Act was passed today (December 13) as part a larger consumer-protection bill, which also strengthens rules surrounding home warranties, […]

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Ty Dolla $ign ‘Side Effects’

Ty Dolla $ign caps f 2017 with the video for “Side Effects,” the latest release from Beach House 3. In the Ryan Hope-directed clip, Ty reflects on his youth and romance with his then-girlfriend. He focuses on making a name for himself as an artist, while coming home to his girl every night. The couple […]

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Trends We Could Live Without in 2018 2017 in Lists

The end a calendar year is an excellent time to reflect on all the best things that happened, but it’s also a good time to take stock the mistakes and hopefully learn from the past.   Of course, we tried that last year and it didn’t help at all — almost every single trend 2016 […]

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New Music: The-Dream ‘It’s Yo Birthday’

It’s a celebration. The-Dream commemorates the 10-year anniversary his debut album Lovehate with the previously unreleased song “It’s Yo Birthday.” Over mid-tempo production, King Dream serenades his girl on her birthday, while staying as raunchy as ever. “It’s yo birthday,” he sings. “We gon’ start at eight, you better not be late / We gon’ […]

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