Bassnectar knowingly had sex with underage girls, paid them money for sex, and kept tight control over their lives in order to keep it all a secret … so 2 women claim in a shocking new lawsuit. The popular EDM DJ is being sued for sex trafficking and possessing child pornography by 2 women —
News L’Rain, Olivia Rodrigo, and More: This Week’s Pitchfork Selects Playlist Our weekly playlist highlights songs that our writers, editors, and contributors are listening to on repeat By Pitchfork April 5, 2021 Facebook Twitter Graphic by Drew Litowitz Facebook Twitter The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it.
B.B. Dickerson — one of the founding members of the funk band War — has reportedly died. A rep confirmed his passing to Billboard, citing a battle with a long, undisclosed illness. He said B.B. — whose real name was Morris — died peacefully at his home in Long Beach. Dickerson was one of the
News Justin Bieber Shares Surprise New Freedom EP: Listen He follows Justice with a six-song Easter release By Evan Minsker April 4, 2021 Facebook Twitter Justin Bieber (Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images) Facebook Twitter Justin Bieber has shared a surprise new EP called Freedom. The new EP arrives in time for Easter, and it features guest appearances
Play video content Mariah Carey ended her COVID vaccine excursion on a high note — literally. America’s diva rolled up her sleeve in NYC Saturday to get her first dose, but it wasn’t without some trepidation. The “Emotions” singer had 2 of them — excitement and nervousness, as the camera rolled for the money shot.
News Navy Blue Shares Video for New Song “Durag Anthem”: Watch A new single following two records from the rapper last year By Allison Hussey April 3, 2021 Facebook Twitter Navy Blue (Still via YouTube) Facebook Twitter Navy Blue has shared a new song called “Durag Anthem” along with a music video directed by Ryosuke
Paul Simon will be a forgotten name in the history books when scholars look back on 20th-century music and see only Bob Dylan and The Beatles standing tall — that’s the polarizing take of one NBC writer, anyway. Jeff Slate — a NYC-based songwriter and journalist — penned a controversial piece for NBC Think …
News Esperanza Spalding Releases New TRIANGLE Suite: Listen Featuring new songs written “in consultation with music therapists and neuroscientists” By Noah Yoo April 3, 2021 Facebook Twitter Esperanza Spalding, photo by LaMont Hamilton Facebook Twitter Esperanza Spalding has released the TRIANGLE suite: a trio of new songs called “formwela 1,” “formwela 2,” featuring Ganavya, and
Play video content Exclusive Brand Brothers USA Diddy‘s trip to Florida prevented him from attending his son’s 23rd birthday party in L.A. — well, in-person anyway … but when you’re Diddy you just show up as a HOLOGRAM!!! The rap mogul’s handling some biz in Miami, but turned to the folks over at PORTL to
News Omar Apollo Launches New Hot Sauce The recipe for Disha Hot has been passed down for generations in the artist’s family By Madison Bloom April 2, 2021 Facebook Twitter Omar Apollo, October 2019 (Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Facebook Twitter First-generation, Mexican-American singer and songwriter Omar Apollo has launched his own hot
Bhad Bhabie was clearly lying when she told us she’d already “done it all” by her 18th birthday, because just a week later she claims she’s done something new — shattered an OnlyFans record. The rapper formerly known as Danielle Bregoli revealed she’s earned more than $1 million after starting up her adult-themed, subscription-based account
News Demi Lovato Enlists Ariana Grande for New Song: Listen “Met Him Last Night” appears on Lovato’s new album Dancing With the Devil…The Art of Starting Over By Madison Bloom April 2, 2021 Facebook Twitter Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy). Facebook Twitter Today (April 2), Demi Lovato
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Saweetie has broken her silence two days after TMZ posted video showing her and her then-boyfriend, Quavo, in an altercation inside an elevator. Saweetie tells us, “This unfortunate incident happened a year ago, while we have reconciled since then and moved past this particular disagreement, there were simply too many
News Courtney Barnett and Vagabon Cover Sharon Van Etten’s “Don’t Do It”: Listen Another cut from the forthcoming epic Ten By Allison Hussey April 1, 2021 Facebook Twitter Vagabon and Courtney Barnett, photo by Pooneh Ghana Facebook Twitter Courtney Barnett and Vagabon have shared their cover of Sharon Van Etten’s “Don’t Do It,” part of
Ice Cube is about to melt — the dude is heated because he says Robinhood used his face to plug their services without his permission … so now he’s taking them to court over it. The rapper just filed suit against the financial services company — which a lot of people use to buy and
News Tame Impala to Play Innerspeaker in Full for New Livestream Performance Innerspeaker Live From Wave House will broadcast April 21 By Noah Yoo March 31, 2021 Facebook Twitter Tame Impala, photo by Alex Haygarth Facebook Twitter Tame Impala are performing their debut Innerspeaker in its entirety for a new livestream. Innerspeaker Live at the
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Chet Hanks and an ex-girlfriend are at war over a volatile relationship that recently ended — with both of them slinging allegations of violence, and there’s video of a bloodied Hanks. TMZ has obtained video of what Chet says is the end of an altercation between him and his ex,
News FKA twigs Praises Lil Nas X, Says He Acknowledged “Cellophane” Inspired “Montero” Video “I think what you have done is amazing and I fully support your expression and bravery in pushing culture forward for the queer community” By Madison Bloom March 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter FKA twigs and Lil Nas X (Getty Images) Facebook
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Quavo and Saweetie‘s issues appear to run much deeper than alleged infidelity because they had a fight in an elevator — before they split — and the altercation was all captured on video. TMZ obtained surveillance footage of the struggle, which went down at an apartment complex in North Hollywood.
News BTS Discuss Facing Discrimination, Condemn Racism in #StopAsianHate Statement “Our own experiences are inconsequential compared to the events that have occurred over the past few weeks. But these experiences were enough to make us feel powerless and chip away our self-esteem.” By Evan Minsker March 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter BTS in 2020 (Big Hit
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Addison Rae says she loves and respects all the TikTok dance creators who made up the moves she taught Jimmy Fallon … and she hopes they can work together following the controversy she and Jimmy have sparked. We got the TikTok star out in L.A. Monday … in the midst
News Bill Callahan Shares New “Cowboy” Video: Watch A surreal clip for the Gold Record song By Sam Sodomsky March 29, 2021 Facebook Twitter Bill Callahan “Cowboy” screenshot Facebook Twitter Bill Callahan has shared a new video for “Cowboy,” from his 2020 album Gold Record. The surreal video was directed by Anthony Gasparro and Mikey
Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Blac Youngsta couldn’t look more calm, cool and collected while getting arrested for gun possession — in fact, new body cam video almost makes it seem like he was happy to kick it with the cops. TMZ’s obtained the video showing the moments after Dallas cops pulled over the MC
News Malcolm Cecil, Synth Pioneer and Stevie Wonder Producer, Has Died He built the world’s largest analog synthesizer and collaborated with Wonder on his revered 1970s run By Allison Hussey March 28, 2021 Facebook Twitter Malcolm Cecil with TONTO, 1974 (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Facebook Twitter Malcolm Cecil, influential producer and designer of
You wouldn’t know COVID is out of control in Europe and, in particular, Spain, looking at this concert Saturday night with thousands of folks packed into a concert hall. To be specific … 5,000 fans showed up in Barcelona for the biggest commercial event in all of Europe since the pandemic exploded more than a
News Watch Maya Rudolph Return as Beyoncé on Saturday Night Live Working her way through wings on an episode of Hot Ones By Allison Hussey March 28, 2021 Facebook Twitter Maya Rudolph as Beyoncé on Saturday Night Live (Still via Twitter) Facebook Twitter Saturday Night Live alum Maya Rudolph returned to her former haunt this
Boosie isn’t with all the fake acting when it comes to making movie magic — dude actually puts some real hurt into his product … just ask this guy who got an open palm to his dome. The Louisiana rapper was reportedly down in North Carolina shooting a music video for his and DaBaby‘s single
News Kele Announces New Solo Album The Waves Pt. 1, Shares New Song: Listen Bloc Party frontman’s cover of Bronski Beat’s “Smalltown Boy” leads the new record By Noah Yoo March 26, 2021 Facebook Twitter Kele, photo courtesy of KOLA Records Facebook Twitter Kele Okereke has announced a new solo album, The Waves Pt. 1.
Someone hit the Beyhive … Beyonce‘s storage units were broken into and burglars made off with more than $1 million worth of valuables. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … 3 L.A. area storage units filled with Beyonce goodies were hit twice by thieves earlier this month, and the culprits swiped her expensive handbags and dresses.
News Amaarae Announces Fall 2021 Tour The Crazy Wurld Tour includes 10 stops in Europe and the United Kingdom in November By Matthew Strauss March 26, 2021 Facebook Twitter Amaarae, photo by Yussif Al Jabaar Facebook Twitter Amaarae is planning to go on tour in November. The Ghanian-American artist has 10 November concerts lined up