Queen Archive

Nas To Open A Sweet Chick Restaurant In Queens, Finally

After opening Sweet Chick restaurants in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles, Nas is finally bringing his chicken & waffles chain to his hometown Queens, NY. Not for nothing but shouldn’t have Queens been the first place he opened one up? Just sayin’. Nas’ Sweet Chick restaurant has quickly been becoming a favorite amongst Hip-Hop fans and

How Rihanna's ‘Love On The Brain’ Became the Most Subtly Influential Pop Single of the Past Year

On May 22, 2016 at the Billboard Music Awards, Rihanna stood poised in an ‘80s-style Thierry Mugler fitted-pantsuit, captivating audiences with her unorthodox cool-gal swagger while belting the track at the epicenter her recent Anti LP, “Love on the Brain.” Despite her captivating wardrobe, it was Rihanna’s tantalizing voice that stole the show — arguably 

10 Songs About Work

Work, work, work, work, work. If you want to get anywhere in this world, pay your bills on time and make something yourself, it's going to take a lot it. Even if you're born into some insanely-rich lifestyle, you'll go nuts without putting your time and energy into something. Even if you spend your hours toiling

Eve Takes Over for Aisha Tyler as Co-Host of CBS' 'The Talk'

The Grammy winner previously guest hosted the daytime talker during the week Oct. 30. CBS' The Talk has found its fifth full-time member its hosting panel. Grammy winner Eve (full name Eve Jeffers-Cooper) has replaced Aisha Tyler on the Emmy-nominated daytime talk show. Eve made her debut Tuesday, joining a panel that includes Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert,

Transcript: Nicki Minaj's 2015 Testimony Outlines Meek Mill's Parole Battle

On Nov. 8, 2017, Meek Mill began a two to four-year prison sentence at the State Correctional Institution in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. The 30-year-old rapper was found guilty violating his parole due to a scuffle at a St. Louis airport in March 2017. Five months later, he was detained for reckless endangerment for riding a

Remy Ma & Lil Kim Unleash 'Wake Me Up' Visual

After throwing barbs at her detractors in the Lil Kim-assisted track “Wake Me Up,” Remy Ma and Lil Kim returned on Thursday (Nov. 16) with the visual for the gritty cut, f Rem's upcoming album 7 Winters & 6 Summers.  The dreary visual finds the two fashionably dressed emcees in several settings throughout New York City, including a

'Christmas Queens 3' Holiday Album From 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Out Today

There may be a month left till Christmas but you can already celebrate the holidays early with the RuPaul’s Drag Race Christmas album Christmas Queens 3, out now. This third compilation album features some the most iconic Drag Race queens, including Alaska Thunderfuck, Bob The Drag Queen, Katya, Peppermint, Phi Phi O’ Hara, Sharon Needles,

Gay Agenda, Nov. 17: BibleGirl Stars in Allie X Lyric Video, Plus Trey Pearson, Sia, & More

Gay Agenda is a weekly column for Billboard Pride where we run down a few fab things before the weekend. Between new tracks, music videos and pop culture moments, we want our readers to be prepared for boozy brunch conversation. 1. Justin Tranter & RuPaul Team Up for GLAAD PSA Pop songwriter Justin Tranter — along with other queer artists like

Singles Club: Rihanna brings the zest on N.E.R.D’s citrus-sweet ‘Lemon’

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, N.E.R.D return with their first new music in seven years and have brought Rihanna’s pure fire bars along for the ride, while Kendrick Lamar guest stars on U2’s latest ‘Get Out Of Your Own

Kodie Shane is a Lil Yachty collaborator with sights on arena domination

FACT Rated is our series digging into the sounds and stories the most vital breaking artists around right now. This week, Claire Lobenfeld talks to the Sailing Team’s first lady Kodie Shane about her plans to take over the world, one tour date at a time. Kodie Shane doesn’t care about Eminem’s POTUS-punting freestyle that

Nicki Minaj Feels Herself On <i>Paper</i> Mag Cover, Literally [Photos]

Nicki Minaj and Paper magazine had a goal breaking the Internet with the Queens rapper’s appearance on the latter’s new cover. It looks like a standard Instagram post from the YMCMB Barbie, though.  No shade. Actually, it did take a little more effort since the cover literally features Nicki Minaj feeling on herself. That would

Singles Club: Eminem's 'Walk On Water' will give you a sinking feeling

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Eminem returns with Beyoncé in tow on ‘Walk On Water’, while Four Tet remixes Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s slow-burning banger, ‘I Will Make Room For You’. Elsewhere, Kamaiyah fans are treated to a mixtape as

5 Pointz Graffiti Artists Awarded Damages For Whitewashed Art In "Groundbreaking" Case

Brooklyn, NY – The Queens art mecca known as 5 Pointz has been the center an ongoing court battle between land developers and 21 graffiti artists responsible for partially painting the historic building. According to the New York Daily News, on Tuesday (November 7), Brooklyn federal jurors ruled primarily in the artists’ favor after a day deliberations in

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl just made this fan's day

Proving our theory that Dave Grohl is one the nicest (and coolest) celebrities around, the Foo Fighters frontman recently made one fan’s musical dreams come true. While performing in North Carolina earlier this week, Dave spotted a fan in the crowd holding a sign asking to play drums on the band’s cover Queen’s ‘Under Pressure’.

Azealia Banks Apologizes to Lil’ Kim

After issuing an apology to Nicki Minaj, Azealia Banks is making amends with another one her former foes, Lil’ Kim. In 2012, Banks bashed the Queen Bee over an ill-fated collaboration. “Lil’ Kim got mad that I wrote a verse for her on a record I wanted her on,” she said at the time. “Everyone