Ask any little monster, “What’s Lady Gaga’s legacy performance?” And there’s only one correct answer: The 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. Now, for the first time in 10 years, fans can watch the iconic show, made available this week on MTV’s YouTube channel, that cemented Gaga’s prominence as one...
Missy Elliott is back. The rapper, who hasn’t released a new studio album since 2005’s “The Cookbook,” dropped a surprise EP on Friday morning. At just five tracks, “Iconology” will leave you hungry for more — but it’s a little taste of what we’ve been missing just as Elliott...
The MTV Video Music Awards’ introduction of a new K-pop category this year immediately sparked controversy. Fans took to social media to voice concerns that the new “Best K-Pop” award was sidelining the South Korean genre out of the major categories. Even so, the addition of the award is...
Ahead of the 20th anniversary of American Beauty,” Christina Hendricks has revealed she had a very random role in the Academy Award-winning movie. The “Mad Men” star said she was actually the hand model for the film’s iconic poster. Christina HendricksFilmMagic“Fun fact…. wait for it…I used to be a model...
Taylor Swift fans probably didn’t get much sleep last night. After the pop princess’ seventh studio album, “Lover,” dropped at midnight, surely many Swifties were up all night bopping around and breaking down the lyrics. A sprawling set that’s a bit overlong at 18 songs — with the singles “You...
Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with more than 50 other acts scheduled to perform, including Jill Scott, Leon Bridges and FKA...
When Mary J. Blige met Nas — having both risen up from the New York projects to become hip-hop heroes — it was a case of game recognizing game, real recognizing real, royalty recognizing royalty. “What I saw is what I actually believed he was,” says Blige, 48, of...
Clearly, the Carney family talent pool didn’t stop with “Honeymooners” star Art Carney — or even with his great-nephew, “Hadestown” star Reeve Carney. The latest generation of the clan  — Reeve, 36, and siblings Zane, 34, and Paris, 32 — will team for a one-night concert Sunday as...
Their songs have been spun countless times on the radio over the years, but Mary J. Blige and Nas — co-headlining the Royalty tour at Barclays Center on Wednesday — will never forget the first time they heard themselves on the airwaves. Mary J. Blige: “The first time I ever...
The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series with his father and sister, Angie Pearson. “My friend hit...