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Erik Voake/Getty Images for Roc NationSay it aint so! Saweetie and Quavo have officially broken up.  The ICY queen took to Twitter Friday to share the shocking news, after breakup rumors surfaced earlier this week.  “I’m single,” Saweetie confirms. “I’ve endured too much betrayal and hurt behind the scenes for a false narrative to be circulating that degrades my character. Presents don’t band […]

Moses Robinson/WireImageIt’s been over four years since Keyshia Cole released her last album, 11:11, and it looks like we may be waiting even longer for her next. While fans on Twitter were praising Keyshia’s vocals on her new single, “I Don’t Want to Be In Love,” the Grammy-nominated R&B singer made a shocking declaration regarding her music career. “I’m retiring,” tweeted Keyshia.  In another tweet, […]

Cole Burston/Getty ImagesRising artist Mooski has social media buzzing with his viral single, “Track Star. It came equipped with its own dance challenge last June and cracked the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #99 earlier this week. In an effort to continue climbing the chart, the 23-year-old says he’s looking to create a “dream team” remix with Toronto’s Certified Lover Boy.  “Of course, I want Drake on the […]

Zara IsraelAfter appearances on Nasty C’s “Black and White” and Jazmine Sullivan‘s “On It,” Ari Lennox is focused on her sophomore album. On Monday, the Dreamville songstress took to her Instagram story to tease fans about a few forthcoming songs. “Wish y’all could hear these records. So [freakin’] beautiful. Organized Noize is the [ish.] Feeling so blessed. God is so so good,” wrote Ari. Organized […]

Suzi Pratt/WireImageYoung Thug‘s latest Instagram post has fans confused about when he plans to release his next project.  On Tuesday, the rapper and CEO of Young Stoner Life Records shared a cryptic photo on Instagram, which appears to be the cover art for his next album or single.  Thugger wrote the date “1/29,” in the caption, but fans are still unsure […]

RCA RecordsAfter Twitter fans spent the weekend debating over who’d win a Verzuz battle between Usher and Chris Brown, super producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz are taking suggestions for the second battle of the year. During an appearance on ESPN’s show, Jalen & Jacoby Monday, former NBA star Jalen Rose threw out a few suggestions on who he’d like to see in a battle, including a matchup between Usher andJustin Timberlake.  Timbo said, “It’s […]

Aaron J. Thornton/WireImageIn an era where female pioneers in hip hop are receiving their flowers, Lil Kim might be the next trailblazing rapper to receive a biopic.  The Notorious K.I.M. tells ESSENCE she’s been fielding a “few offers” for an upcoming project about her life.  “I have a few offers. I have a secret but I can’t tell you,” says Kim coyly. […]