Paris Hilton's New Song Rules, Just Like All Her Music (Seriously)

Mid-May, Cash Money Records recording artist and professional DJ Paris Hilton unleased the video for “High Off My Love,” a fairly pat electro banger splashed in rote, festival-friendly white-noise wash and the requisite trap interlude featuring label boss Birdman. It’s so dumb. I love it! » 6/05/15 4:30pm 6/05/15 4:30pm

Zayn Malik, 'Exhausted' By Cheating Rumors, Is Taking a Break From 1D

One of the D's from the mysteriously-named boy band One D is going through a lot of stuff right now. After rumors started flying that he was cheating on his fiancé, Zayn Malik (the hottest of all the D's and owner of the best hair) has left the band's most recent tour because he's "exhausted" from all the hate. » 3/20/15 9:50am 3/20/15 9:50am

Nicki Minaj Can't Be All Things to All People, Let Alone Herself

Nicki Minaj is by no stretch of the imagination a simple being. She is at once taunting the patriarchy and adhering to its rules; spouting boss lyrics and apologizing for follower moves; boasting sexual independence and releasing a track where her two "friends" talk about how much they'd like to sleep with her as if… » 11/19/14 11:50am 11/19/14 11:50am

Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video Shots Look Like a Style Regression

Nicki Minaj has Instagrammed the making-of her "Only" video with Drake and Lil Wayne and frankly, we're worried: that bodystocking and 8-inch stripper heels are an undeniable style regression. (Not unlike the song.) But we had become so enamored of her minimalist, lux look! Nu Minaj, come back! Look at this lovely… » 11/18/14 4:50pm 11/18/14 4:50pm

Nicki Minaj Responds to 'Nazi' Imagery Video Uproar

[UPDATED] Last week, Nicki Minaj released the lyric video "Only," her new single featuring Drake, Wayne, and Chris Brown. The song itself is a mediocre entree into her catalogue that allows Drake and Weezy to discuss how no, Minaj didn't bone them on her way up but also to fantasize that If She Did It, though... (No… » 11/11/14 10:30am 11/11/14 10:30am

Drake Is the Taylor Swift of Rap

Yesterday it was announced that Taylor Swift sold 1.3 million copies of her new album 1989, meaning that she moved more records in one week than any other artist has of any new album in the entirety of the past 10 months. This was appropriately being noted as a historic feat before it was even confirmed, but it… » 11/05/14 3:00pm 11/05/14 3:00pm

Nicki Minaj Throws Buckets of Shade at Iggy Azalea at BET Awards

During Sunday’s BET Awards, Nicki Minaj won the Best Female MC trophy and took time during her acceptance speech to dress down her competition. Considering her only contemporary chart-worthy rival is Iggy Azalea, it’s safe to say Iggy was the target of her shade (thrown while professing “no shade”). » 6/30/14 11:00am 6/30/14 11:00am