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Skrillex & Rick Ross’ “Purple Lamborghini” Has Achieved Platinum Status

Congrats to Skrillex and Rick Ross! Their Suicide Squad collaboration “Purple Lamborghini,” which featured a massive music video with a special appearance from Jared Leto, has officially reached platinum certification from RIAA, selling over a million units since its release last July. Re-live the music video below: H/T Run The Trap Continue Reading at http://fistintheair.com

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Ariana Grande Comforted By Boyfriend Mac Miller After Manchester Concert Bombing

Splash News/Backgrid It will likely be years until Ariana Grande tours again, and no one can blame her following the tragic terrorist attack at her show in Manchester two nights ago. But shes made it back to the states safely, and when she arrived at the Boca Raton, FL airport on a private jet her […]

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L.A. Reid Accused Of Sexual Assault, Epic Records Departure Now Makes Sense

It didn’t make any sense when news broke that L.A. Reid, the kingpin of Epic Records, would be stepping down from his role. Especially during a time like this, when buzzing acts like DJ Khaled, Future, 21 Savage, Rick Ross and others on the imprint were pushing crazy numbers and always in everyone’s face. Looks […]

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Kendrick Lamar Officially Remixes Future’s “Jump Off”

Because Future‘s “Mask Off” wasn’t already huge enough, and because Kendrick Lamar wasn’t already buzzing enough (you gotta hear this Skrillex remix), the two connect on an official remix. K. Dot jumps on the track, and of course, murders it. Look for this one to be officially released this Friday. Take an early listen below. […]

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Listen to Skrillex’s Remix of Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.”

Woah! This one came outta nowhere. Looks like Skrillex‘s stepping into the studio with some legendary hip-hop producers may have inspired him to take on today’s legend, Kendrick Lamar. During his Saturday set at FORM Arcosanti, Sonny unleashed a massive remix of “HUMBLE.” for the crowd. Take a listen to it below and let’s how […]

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Major Lazer Recruit Travis Scott, Quavo & Camila Cabello For “Know No Better”

Hangout Fest took over Alabama over the weekend and Major Lazer put on quite the performance. During their insane set, they dropped their upcoming collab “Know No Better” with Travis Scott, Quavo and Camila Cabello. Not only that, but Diplo also previewed the track via Instagram live. So check out the previews below and stay […]

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Drake Breaks Single-Year Record At 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Ethan Miller/Getty Images No one should be surprised that Drake, coming off a highly successful Views and More Life seasons, took home many awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. But 13 total wins? That’s quite special. In fact, that beats out Adele for most ever in a single year. He won Top Artist, Top […]

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Skrillex Is Working In The Studio With Cool & Dre

Skrillex has been working with absolutely everybody as of late. Seriously, he’s working with G-Eazy, Jennifer Lopez, Oshi, Fifth Harmony, From First To Last, Incubus and more! And now, it looks like we can add another name to the list of collaborators. Recently, a photo has surfaced of Sonny hanging out in the studio with […]

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Jay Z and Beyoncé Now Have a Combined Net Worth of 1 Billion Dollars

Months away from welcoming twins to their family, Jay Z and Beyoncé now have a combined net worth of $1.16 billion USD. According to Forbes’ list of America’s Wealthiest Self-Made Women, Beyoncé has amassed a personal fortune of $350 million. Jay Z, has soared to $810 million, who was part of last week’s ranking of hip-hop’s […]

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New Music Friday Ft. Mura Masa, Desiigner, Katy Perry & Nicki Minaj, Chance The Rapper, Tinashe & Kaskade

2017 is shaping up to be quite the year, new music pouring in from all corners. Today we’ve got the “hottest record in the world” kicking it off – Mura Masa’s huge collaboration with Desiigner “All Around The World.” They’re quickly followed with a banger from Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, a superb cut from […]

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Get A Music “Festival Passport” For $799 For 90+ Festivals From Live Nation

Live Nation just announced an unimaginable “Festival Passport” that grants you access to over 90 of the world’s biggest festivals for only $799. Yup, you read that right, but just in case go read it again. You’ll be able to go to all of LN’s festivals – like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Governor’s Ball […]

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Are Lil Wayne & T-Pain About To Surprise Us with the T-Wayne LP?

As T-Pain tries to regain his last decade popularity and Lil Wayne continues to battle it out with his label. It looks like the two plan to resurrect their duo known as T-Wayne and finally release their long-awaited debut album. Taking to Instagram today, T-Pain revealed a sketch portrait of him and Tunechi’s face with […]

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Watch Chance The Rapper Drunkenly Freestyle Over Future’s “Mask Off”

Future certainly made waves with his viral “Mask Off” single. But Chance The Rapper has made even bigger waves as of late. So what do you get when you combine the two? A metaphorical tsunami, that’s what. Here we have Chance – self-admittedly drunkenly – freestyling over Future’s famed “Mask Off” beat after last night’s […]

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Calvin Harris Responds To Nicki Minaj & Katy Perry Collaboration “Soft Lips” Rumors

A rumor has been floating around that a track called “Soft Lips” is on the way, to be premiered via Snapchat Stories after the Billboard Music Awards this Sunday, and will be featuring Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry and production from Calvin Harris (who just announced his star-studded album). But the big-league producer just responded […]

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Calvin Harris Recruits Katy Perry & Nicki Minaj For “Soft Lips”

The 2017 Billboard Music Awards are set to air this Sunday, May 21st. And apparently, Calvin Harris will be debuting “Soft Lips” with Katy Perry & Nicki Minaj directly after the show. Hopefully this rumor is very true as we can not wait to hear this absolute anthem! There's a rumor that Katy's song on […]

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Watch Travis Scott Break World Record Performing “Goosebumps” 14 Times In A Row [Video]

On May 12th, Travis Scott took the stage in Oklahoma City where he cemented himself in the record books by performing “Goosebumps” 14 times in a row. If you remember, this trumps Kanye West and Jay Z performing “N***as In Paris” 12 times in Paris on their “Watch The Throne” tour. Check out the record-breaking […]

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Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Are “Taking Time Apart”

Is a day truly complete without talking about Kanye West or Kim Kardashian?! Well today we have some big news regarding the couple. Now next week will be the couple’s third wedding anniversary but they won’t be celebrating together. In fact, they will spend the day 1,000 miles away from each other. And now today, […]

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Mura Masa Releases “All Around The World” Featuring Desiigner off Incoming Album

On the heels of his impending debut album, which will feature the likes of Charli XCX, A$AP Rocky and Gorillaz’ Damon Albarn, Mura Masa has returned with a brand new single, “All The World.” The single features “Panda” mastermind Desiigner, combing trap elements with luscious xylophone and flute sounds to create what is arguably going […]

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