Hip-hop and R&B embody their own styles as much as they do sounds, and hats play a part of the sartorial side to either genre. From Ne-Yo‘s fedoras to Busta Rhymes‘ Dr. Seuss hat, these are the hats that became like limbs to the hip-hop and R&B artists who wore them.
Marvin Gaye‘s family recently won a multimillion dollar lawsuit after a jury ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell‘s “Blurred Lines” plagiarized Marvin’s “Got To Give It Up.” It seems as though $7.3 million isn’t enough for the Gaye family because they’re coming for more— and this time, they’re going in on T.I.
What do you get when you take a fearless vocalist with an affinity for Erykah Badu and The Beatles, and pair her up with an experimental producer influenced by the likes of Timbaland and J Dilla? The outcome is Lion Babe, a dynamic duo ready to introduce the world to their fearless brand of R&B and creative expression.
Scarlett Johansson and her girl group release a “super-pop” single, Things get awkward when Waka Flocka reads Fifty Shades Of Grey, Pharrell collabs with G-Star Raw and more on Last Lap
Pharrell turns “Happy” into children’s picture books, Passion Pit release new single ”Lifted Up (1985),” Lou Reed wasn’t impressed by The Beatles, and more on Last Lap.
Jason Derulo will be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance, Blake Shelton blames alcohol for his recent Twitter rant, Birdman lashes out on Lil Wayne for disrespecting him on Sorry 4 The Wait 2 and more on Last Lap.
We’re baffled by how much we can love certain songs but hate the phrases people take from them to use in their every day lives. You’ll dance to these songs like nobody’s watching because you adore them, but from “YOLO” to “Cray” to “Bae”, they’re responsible for releasing some of the most annoying sayings ever into the human race. Are you sick of being told to “Turn up”? Offended by the idea of “Big pimpin'”? Cringing every time someone calls themselves a “Baller”? Here are 15 annoyingly overused phrases that come from songs you love, and are probably listening to as you read this.
Kanye West‘s Yeezus gets a Christmas makeover, Iggy Azalea gives boyfriend Nick Young a swaggy Christmas gift, R5 gives fans a reason to “Smile” and more on Last Lap.
As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at all of the incredible music videos from this year. These past 12 months have brought us some breakout stars like Sam Smith, Tove Lo and Charli XCX who dominated the music scene with their unique sounds. We also got treated with standouts from artists like Taylor Swift and Pharrell who never disappoint. It was the year Iggy Azalea took on the classic 90’s movie Clueless with the “Fancy” video, and who could forget John Legend’s beautiful tribute to wife Chrissy Teigen with “All Of Me”? Wrap up 2014 by taking a trip down memory lane with Top 20 Countdown‘s picks for the 20 biggest videos of the year.
What do Iggy Azalea, Pitbull, and Pharrell have in common? Well for starters, all three of them had really great years. Iggy won twice at the American Music Awards and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist. Mr. Worldwide released a new album, Globalization, and expressed his undying love for booties as a host at the 2014 AMAs. And as for Pharrell, where haven’t you seen him? The singer is everywhere and he’s “Happy” about it. But while these three artists have been making the rounds promoting various album releases and making appearances in shows or on magazine covers, all three of them went overkill. Who else made the list of the most overexposed artists of 2014? Keep reading to find out!