Nicki Minaj’s “Megatron” Video Is Very On Brand

Banger alert! It wouldn’t be right to go all summer without a monstrous radio hit from Nicki, but fortunately the queen of rap has something in store for us. Nicki unleashed a new song/video for “Megatron,” and it’s ferocious. In the Mike Ho-directed video, Nicki serves up a slice of “Anaconda” as she raps about […]

It’s Tough To Follow Beyonce: Ariana Grande Performs At Coachella

Ariana Grande headlined Coachella on Sunday, and it was jam-packed with ’90s nostalgia. Man, how the hell is anyone going to perform the year after Beychella and not feel like they have an insurmountable mountain (in the shape of a stacked risers stage) to climb. Beyonce’s performance was the pop culture moment of 2018, and […]

Avril Lavigne & Nicki Minaj Made A Music Video For “Dumb Blonde”

Avril Lavigne’s ‘Head Above Water’ pop cut gets the video treatment. I’m not entirely sure how to feel about this. Avril and Nicki’s collab “Dumb Blonde” is probably my least favorite single of 2019 (it’s low-key unlistenable), but I appreciate its rebellious spirit (definitely a bop for angsty teens, and there’s a market for that). […]

Bad Form: Nicki Minaj’s World Tour Sees Another Setback

Nicki what’s good? Nicki Minaj’s tour is off to a pretty rough start. The rap queen axed a third show date and postponed a fourth in the span of several weeks. Her reasons for the abrupt cancellations are… interesting. At her dates in Bratislava, Slovakia, and Bordeaux, France, Nicki’s team stated the venues didn’t have […]

Avril Lavigne’s New Album ‘Head Above Water’ Surfaces: Stream

Stream Avril Lavigne’s new album, Head Above Water. The singer’s sixth studio album arrives after major life changes. Avril battled complications from Lyme disease shortly after her 30th birthday and put her professional life on hold. The down time, the recovery and her resurgence are recurring themes on Head Above Water. Expect our review of […]

BET Really Screwed Up RE: Nicki Minaj & Cardi B Grammy Gate

BET dragged Nicki Minaj in a Tweet highlighting Cardi B’s Grammy win, prompting Young Money to cancel two upcoming appearances. Sigh. Whichever intern thought Tweeting Nicki Minaj was being “dragged by her lacefront” following Cardi’s Grammy win for Best Rap Album is probably already packing their things. See the full list of winners here. Nicki caught […]