Watch Lizzo Perform As Missy Elliott Becomes The First Female Rapper In The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

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Missy-ElliottEarlier this year, we learned that Missy Elliott had been inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. She’s the first female rapper in the Hall, and only the third rapper. (She follows Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.) Last night, Elliott gave a tearful 10-minute acceptance speech, and Lizzo honored Elliott by performing her classic … More »

Behold The 1975 In 2019

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The 1975's Matty HealyWho are all these people? This was my first time seeing the 1975, and I was shocked at the sea of humanity in front of me, packed together closely with no easy path to the front. Granted, the Manchester band are huge in their native UK, and they’ve been playing Columbus from the beginning, working … More »

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay-Z, Diddy, Missy Elliott, Tyler, The Creator, More In Virginia Beach

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Pharrell Williams hosted the inaugural edition of his Something In The Water music festival this weekend in his hometown of Virginia Beach. While organizers were forced to cancel its first day due to severe thunderstorms, the festival continued as planned on Saturday, with performances from ASAP Ferg, Mac DeMarco, Kaytranada, J … More »

Lizzo – “Tempo” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

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LizzoOne of the best and worst aspects of SXSW is the ability to wander from showcase to showcase. Sometimes, on nights when you’re presented with an embarrassment of riches, you end up seeing a fraction of multiple great performances rather than sticking it out for a whole concert. So it went last Thursday night. After … More »

Missy Elliott, Cat Stevens, John Prine & More Among 2019 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductees

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Missy ElliottMissy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine. More »

Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, John Prine, Eurythmics Among Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees

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Missy ElliottMissy Elliott, one of rap’s greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyoncé and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall Of Fame. More »

Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

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Twenty One PilotsIn 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you’ve never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band, period. More »

Stream Ariana Grande’s New Album Sweetener

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Ariana Grande SweetenerAriana Grande’s fourth studio album is here, and the 25-year-old pop star has had a pretty tumultuous album cycle. She’s released three songs from it already: the omnipresent “No Tears Left To Cry,” plus “God Is A Woman” and the Nicki Minaj-featuring “The Light Is Coming.” … More »

A Little Bit Country, A Whole Lot Of Streams: Bebe Rexha Has Cracked The Code

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Bebe Rexha - ExpectationsIf it’s meant to be, it’ll be: Regarding Bebe Rexha’s unlikely takeover of the country charts, this is both the savvy execution and the only explanation. More »

Busta Rhymes – “Get It” (Feat. Missy Elliott & Kelly Rowland)

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Huff-puffing rap veteran Busta Rhymes has been collaborating with Missy Elliott for more than 20 years now, and the two appear together in a new Doritos commercial that’ll air during the Super Bowl. Good for them! They’ve also got a new song together. “Get It” is stuttery, athletic club-rap with impressive verses from both … More »