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Past articles by Heran:

Drake & SZA Drop ‘Slime You Out’ Collab: Stream It Now

The song might mark the first official collaboration between them, but they have a romantic history as well as a history of referring to one another in their music. → Read More

Victoria Monét Announces The Jaguar Tour: See the Dates

The 22-date tour will kick off on Sept. 6 at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre, less than two weeks after she releases her new album Jaguar II on Aug. 25 via Lovett Music/RCA Records. → Read More

Afrobeats Fresh Picks of the Month: Asake, Bloody Civilian, Amaarae, Ckay, Zinoleesky & More

Listen to 10 new must-hear songs from African artists Amaarae, Bloody Civilian, Asake, Ckay, Fireboy DML, Zinoleesky and more. → Read More

A Timeline of Cardi B & Candace Owens’ Political Debate

We’ve compiled the full timeline of Cardi vs. Candace. → Read More

9 Best Moments From the 2023 BET Awards

From Quavo and Offset reuniting for a Takeoff tribute to Sexxy Redd performing “Pound Town” in the aisle, check out the best moments from the 2023 BET Awards. → Read More

Doja Cat Announces The Scarlet Tour: See Dates

Ice Spice and Doechii will also be joining the “Attention” singer’s first North American arena tour on select dates. → Read More

SpringHill’s ‘On Site’ Performance Series Gives Independent Artists the ‘Shine That They Deserve’

Billboard spoke with SpringHill’s Krystyn Price-Harrell, Phabo and Peter $un ahead of the ‘On Site’ performance series second season premiere. → Read More

How Did Rema & Selena Gomez’s ‘Calm Down’ Become Afrobeats’ Biggest Crossover Hit Yet?

In this week’s Five Burning Questions, we look at the slow-burning success of “Calm Down,” which reaches a new high of No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. → Read More

UnitedMasters & Nigerian Producer Sarz Partner on ‘1789’ Imprint to Empower the Next Generation of African Talent: Exclusive

UnitedMasters and Sarz have partnered on the producer’s 1789 imprint in an effort to empower African artists and allow them to expand their music globally. → Read More

City Girls Are Ready to Party With Their New Single ‘Piñata’: Stream It Now

“Piñata” comes one day after the duo dropped “I Need a Thug.” → Read More

J Hus & Drake Team Up on ‘Who Told You’ Single: Stream It Now

J Hus enlisted Drake for a new single "Who Told You," which dropped on June 8 via Black Butter Records. Stream it now. → Read More

Nicki Minaj Announces Album Release Date

This will be Minaj’s first studio album in five years, after 2018’s Queen. → Read More

The Weeknd Reveals ‘The Idol Vol. 1’ Soundtrack Release Date & Cover Art

The announcement arrives on the same day as his new single “Popular” with Madonna and Playboi Carti. → Read More

Metro Boomin Unveils ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack: Stream It Now

Future, 21 Savage, Offset, Don Toliver, Lil Uzi Vert, A$AP Rocky and many more are featured. → Read More

The Weeknd, Madonna & Playboi Carti Come Together on ‘Popular’ Track: Stream It Now

“Popular” and previously released single “Double Fantasy,” featuring Future, will be featured on The Idol Vol. 1 soundtrack. → Read More

Burna Boy Is ‘Sittin’ on Top of the World’ in New Song & Music Video: Watch

“Sittin’ on Top of the World” samples Brandy’s 1998 “Top of the World,” featuring Mase. → Read More

AfroFuture, Rock the Bells & Sixthman Set Sail for First-Ever AfroCruise

Aboard the Norwegian Pearl, AfroCruise will sail next year from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas. → Read More

How Did Toosii’s ‘Favorite Song’ Become One of the Biggest Rap Breakout Hits of the Year?

This week’s Five Burning Questions looks at the TikTok-boosted smash, which moves 8-5 on the Hot 100 this week. → Read More

Afrobeats Fresh Picks of the Month: Tyla x Ayra Starr, Teni, Kwesi Arthur, Kizz Daniel & More

Listen to 10 new must-hear songs by African artists like Teni, Nonso Amadi, King Promise, Kwesi Arthur and Kizz Daniel, all released within the past month. → Read More

Who Won Every Season of ‘America’s Got Talent’?

Here’s a complete list of which talented act won at the end of every ‘AGT’ season. → Read More