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  1. gif guide
    The Best Moments From Beyoncé’s Homecoming Presented in 17 Perfect GIFsThe best non-concert moments, from Blue Ivy singing, rare glimpses of Rumi and Sir, and Jay-Z just generally looking shook.
  2. beychella
    What It Was Like to Be in the Audience for Beyoncé’s Historic Coachella ShowWhat you missed at home.
  3. beychella
    Everything We Learned About Beychella From Beyoncé’s Homecoming“Instead of me pulling out my flower crown, it was more important that I brought our culture to Coachella.”
  4. beychella
    Beyoncé Releases Coachella Live Album With New Music and Blue Ivy SingingBlue Ivy singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing”! Bey covering “Before I Let Go”! Beychella!
  5. coachella 2019
    Ariana Grande Reunited NSYNC (Minus JT) at Coachella for ‘Tearin’ Up My Heart’“I’ve been rehearsing my whole motherfucking life for this moment!”
  6. vulture guides
    Your Guide to Donald Glover and Rihanna’s Guava Island FilmIs it a visual album? Musical? Rihanna appreciation?! All your questions, answered.
  7. this is america
    There’s a Brand New ‘This Is America’ Video in Childish Gambino’s Guava IslandIn which Donald Glover goes apeshit on a guy over capitalism.
  8. nipsey hussle
    Everything That Happened at Nipsey Hussle’s FuneralHis longtime love, Lauren London, shared a poem for him. A message from Barack Obama was also read.
  9. funerals
    Here’s How to Watch Nipsey Hussle’s FuneralHis public memorial service, held at the Staples Center on Thursday afternoon, will be livestreamed on multiple outlets.
  10. bitch better have my money
    Artists Revolt Against Spotify in Open Letter: ‘You Have Used Us’Including Nile Rodgers, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and more.
  11. acms 2019
    Miranda Lambert Brought Her New Husband and Shade for Her Old One to the ACMs“I got the hell out of Oklahoma.”
  12. remixes
    Billy Ray Cyrus Gives Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Ringing Endorsement With RemixFinally, some country cred!
  13. shootings
    Nipsey Hussle Shooting Suspect Charged With MurderHussle and several others were shot in front of his shop the Marathon Store in Hyde Park. The rapper was 33.
  14. mental health
    Britney Spears Reportedly Checks Into Mental-Health FacilityThe singer posted on Instagram earlier on Wednesday, “We all need to take time for a little ‘me time.’”
  15. best of 2019
    The Best Songs of 2019 (So Far)Including reality rap from Maxo Kream, Blueface’s odd “Thotiana,” bummer jams from Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst, and more.
  16. music
    8 Songwriters on the Line Between Inspiration and Theft“You sing something and you’re like, I’m sure this exists. I’m stealing, right?”
  17. rock hall 2019
    Janelle Monáe: Janet Jackson Is ‘Queen of Black Girl Magic’“History is not complete without you, Janet.”
  18. rock hall 2019
    Janet Jackson Made Sure to Tell the Rock Hall to Induct More Women in Her Speech“Rock and Roll Hall of Fame please, 2020: Induct more women.”
  19. rock hall 2019
    Janet Jackson Reportedly Declined Rock Hall Performance Because of HBO’s MJ DocThe taped ceremony airs on HBO, the same network that recently aired a documentary alleging Michael Jackson abused two boys.
  20. rock hall 2019
    The Cure’s Rock Hall Performance Was a Tribute to Late Ex-Drummer Andy AndersonThere was a lot of bickering about what to play — or if they’d play at all — but not about “Shake Dog Shake.”
  21. rock hall 2019
    Radiohead’s Rock Hall Speech: It’s Rather ‘Awkward and Challenging’ Being UsOnly two members showed up.
  22. rock hall 2019
    Harry Styles, Stevie Nicks Sing ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ Rock Hall Duet“This beautiful child should’ve been born in 1948,” Nicks said of Styles backstage, where she accidentally confused him for being in N’SYNC.
  23. icy grl
    Rapper Saweetie Is Quickly Becoming the Bay Area’s Newest Star’I’m so prideful of my work so I was like [to Quavo], ‘No. This is my song. I’m not getting no features on this.’”
  24. grammys
    It Just Got Even Harder to Get a Grammy Nomination Next YearArtists have one less month to qualify, due to scheduling.
  25. audiobooks
    Hear Logic Commit Murder in Audiobook Clip From His Debut Novel, SupermarketThe rapper’s debut novel, the dark comedy Supermarket, is out today.
  26. abuse
    Jenny Lewis Talks ‘F*cked-up’ Ryan Adams Allegations“I hate that he’s on this album, but you can’t rewrite how things went.”
  27. feminist groan
    Even Grimes Can’t Talk About Elon Musk Without Groaning First“I groaned out of, I don’t know, feminism.”
  28. k-pop
    K-Pop Stars Are Retiring Amid Major Sex Crimes StingSeungri of Big Bang and Jung Joon-young have been charged for crimes including prostitution and hidden camera videos of women.
  29. the streaming wars
    Spotify’s Latest Power Play? Giving You Hulu for FreeSpotify just challenged Apple’s big TV push before it’s even launched.
  30. videology
    Watch the Best Video From Solange’s Film in All Its Solo SplendorGet swept up in the cinematic, high-art glory of Solange filming herself twerking.
  31. spoilers
    How Shameless Says Good-bye to Emmy Rossum and Fiona GallagherIn her final episode, Fiona gets a true South Side sendoff.
  32. chat room
    Shameless Showrunner John Wells on Emmy Rossum’s Final Episode“I hope Emmy will come back and play Fiona for us again when she’s ready.”
  33. r kelly
    R. Kelly Accusers Say Gayle King Interview Reminded Them of His Abusive RageJoycelyn Savage’s parents have also responded to the interview, saying Kelly should “rot in jail.”
  34. r. kelly
    R. Kelly Had Another Outburst With Gayle King Over His Unpaid Child Support“How can I pay child support? How?!” If my ex-wife is destroying my name and I can’t work!”
  35. arrests
    R. Kelly Arrested for Unpaid Child Support, Going Straight Back to JailHe reportedly owes more than $160,000 to his ex-wife and alleged abuse victim, Drea Kelly, for their three children.
  36. r. kelly
    R. Kelly Angrily Denies Charges in Gayle King Interview“I didn’t do this stuff! This is not me! I’m fighting for my f*cking life!”
  37. biopics
    Nikki Sixx Recants Rape Story From Mötley Crüe Memoir Ahead of Netflix’s BiopicHe previously wrote in the band’s 2001 memoir that he and Tommy Lee “pretty much” raped a woman at a party.
  38. where's the beef?
    The Battle of Mitski and Mac DeMarco’s ‘Nobody’ Songs Is Something to BeholdMac’s new album is called Here Comes the Cowboy; Mitski’s was Be the Cowboy. Their singles are called “Nobody.” HMMMM.
  39. visual albums
    Watch Solange’s When I Get Home FilmOf course it’s a visual album. This is a Knowles woman!
  40. vulture guides
    Everything You Need to Know About Solange’s New Album When I Get HomeIt’s a mix that involves everyone from Gucci Mane, Dev Hynes, Earl Sweatshirt, and Cassie to … a viral Atlanta public-access sexpert?
  41. surprise albums
    Stream Solange’s New Album When I Get Home Right NowPrepare to nourish your souls.
  42. npr tiny desk
    Future Bailed on His NPR Tiny Desk and, Honestly, It’s Better Without HimZaytoven stepped up and got creative with it.
  43. profile
    ‘My Goal Is to Be the Most Ignorant, Richest Rapper’At a mansion on the Venetian Islands with Lil Pump, one of SoundCloud rap’s most elusive stars.
  44. bad samaritan
    How Did R. Kelly Post Bail If He’s So Broke?Thanks to this day-care owner, apparently.
  45. covers
    Kacey Musgraves Covered ‘Como La Flor’ in Houston Because Anything for SelenaComo se dice yeehaw?!
  46. vegas residencies
    Janet Jackson Joins the Crazy Long List of Las Vegas ResidenciesIt’ll feature a 30th-anniversary celebration for Rhythm Nation.
  47. oscars 2019
    Rihanna, Drake, and Leo Were All Together at Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Oscars PartyShe left in slippers.
  48. sexual abuse
    R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual-Abuse Charges, Faces New LawsuitHe is now facing another lawsuit from a woman claiming he sexually abused her when she was 16.
  49. sexual abuse
    R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual AbuseThe victims reportedly range in age from 13 to 16 years old; Kelly will turn himself in on Saturday.
  50. sexual assault
    R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Two More Underage WomenThe two women claim he sexually assaulted and harassed them in a hotel in 1995.
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