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Singles Club: Stefflon Don and Skepta sample The Simpsons and turn up the heat on ‘Ding-A-Ling’

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Stefflon Don and Skepta get raunchy on ‘Ding-A-Ling’, while Diplo and MØ attempt to ‘Get It Right’ on their new collaboration. Elsewhere, Miguel is back with upbeat jam ‘Pineapple Skies’, DRAM and Playboi Carti

Smoke Dogg 870: Hear about his plan for success

Who: Smoke Dogg 870 Hailing from: Camden, Arkansas Current Location: Shelbyville, Tennessee Current Project: New single “I’m Leaning” (coming soon) A little known fact is that Arkansas is a hotbed untapped urban talent, particularly where independent music artists are concerned. Smoke Dogg 870 is not exception in that regard – in fact, he hails from

How Jai Paul and AK Paul enlisted Fabiana Palladino and Ruthven for their new label

The Paul Institute, a new label and creative house from Ivor Novello-winning producer AK Paul and his AWOL pop genius brother Jai, launched last week with the release two surprise singles. Accessible text message code on an encrypted website, it was far from your average single launch for two unknown artists. Fabiana Palladino and Ruthven

Kevin Hart & Eniko Welcome Baby Boy Kenzo Kash

Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish welcomed their first child today, a baby boy, early this morning (Nov. 21). The kid’s name is Kenzo Kash. The baby was overdue, and Hart gave the update Twitter. “God is truly amazing….Kenzo Kash Hart was born at 1:45am ….He is Healthy & already smiling. Thank you all for your

Yikes: Critics Are Not Feeling Google’s Pixel Buds Bluetooth Headphones

Google’s Pixel 2 was well received by critics who finally got their hands on Google’s latest smartphone. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for their wireless headphones, the Pixel Buds. Looks like Google missed with these ones. The reviews are pouring in about Google’s wireless headphones and it’s nothing but bad news for the tech

MUTEK is officially headed to San Francisco next year

The festival is currently accepting artist proposals. The globe-trotting electronic music festival MUTEK has announced its first US edition will be held May 2018 in San Francisco. The festival will take place May 3-6 and is currently curating its lineup with co-directors Miroslav Wiesner and Gabrielle de Villoutreys. Wiesner, who is also the founder San

Demi Lovato's 9 Best Moments as an LGBTQ Ally

Demi Lovato turned heads at the 2017 AMAs on Sunday (Nov. 19) when she walked the red carpet with recently elected Danica Roem, Virginia's first transgender legislator. The two had teamed up as a part GLAAD's Together movement, which calls on marginalized communities to stand together in the face oppression.   GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate

Logic Praises Drake for Being an Inspiration: 'Thank You for Paving the Way for Me'

Chance the Rapper isn't the only MC who appreciates Drake as a person. In a new interview with Montreality, Logic took time out to praise the 6 God for serving as an inspiration in his career.  “I wanna thank you for paving the way for me man, because now I’m paving the way for youngins under

Lil Uzi Vert Is Working With Nicki Minaj on Video for 'The Way Life Goes' Remix

After several delays, due to issues with Atlantic Records, Nicki Minaj and Lil Uzi Vert finally released the remix to Luv Is Rage 2 standout “The Way Life Goes” on Nov. 2. Back in August, Nicki pleaded with Uzi on Instagram to send her the beat so she could get to work on the track's remix.

Watch the Foo Fighters Cover AC/DC's 'Let There Be Rock' in Honor of Malcolm Young

For a moment, you were tricked into believing it was Malcolm Young shredding. Young's image loomed, the only thing visible for a few seconds, before Foo Fighters singer/guitarist Dave Grohl appeared jogging across the stage in Mexico City on Saturday night (Nov. 18).  “Do you love rock and roll?” Grohl screamed into the microphone. “Tonight, we're gonna play some rock

Watch Justin Bieber Sing 'Friends' & Moonwalk to Impress a Girl in German T-Mobile Ad

Justin Bieber is a man who isn't afraid to show his love. Even if she might just live on another astral plane. In a new German T-Mobile ad, Bieber goes literally everywhere the girl streaming his latest song “Friends” does, pursuing her even though it sometimes appears that she can't even see him.  The action begins on a bus, where

Australian Singer-Songwriter Alex Lahey Talks New LP, Urges Home Country to Pass Gay Marriage Bill: "It's Not That Big a F–king Deal'

Australian singer-songwriter Alex Lahey captured the attention indie rock veterans Tegan and Sara after performing at Australian festival Splendour In The Grass, who invited Lahey for a brief stint on tour last year and released the acclaimed EP B-Grade University, which helped get her signed to American indie label Dead Oceans. In the span a year

The 'Lost' Malcolm Young Interview: AC/DC in 2003

The beginning 2003 was a potent time to talk to AC/DC — and Malcolm Young in particular. The group was being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Fame at the time, and as part a new deal with Sony, it was rolling out a full series remastered albums. It was also in an odd

Reba McEntire Prepares for Return to Grand Ole Opry Stage, Recalls Nearly Getting Bumped for Dolly Parton 40 Years Earlier

Country Music Hall Fame member Reba McEntire can pretty much gain entrance anywhere she wants to nowadays, but in 1977, things were a lot different. She recalls to Billboard her first time on the Grand Ole Opry, where she was greeted like a newcomer. “I remember it like it was yesterday,” says McEntire. “I had just come to

Watch the Foo Fighters Cover AC/DC's 'Let There Be Rock' in Honor of Malcolm Young

For a moment, you were tricked into believing it was Malcolm Young shredding. Young's image loomed, the only thing visible for a few seconds, before Foo Fighters singer/guitarist Dave Grohl appeared jogging across the stage in Mexico City on Saturday night (Nov. 18).  “Do you love rock and roll?” Grohl screamed into the microphone. “Tonight, we're gonna play some rock