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Kid Cudi x Zane Lowe: What We Learned

Kid Cudi Reveals a Collaboration with Eminem is On The Way

Kid Cudi dropped the final album of his Man on the Moon trilogy at midnight and prior to the release, the “Day n Nite” rapper sat down with Beats 1 Radio host Zane Lowe for an interview to commemorate his first solo release since 2017. Visit for more information During the hour-long sit-down, Cudi […]

Yung Miami Reveals JT is Being Released to Halfway House This Month

Yung Miami Reveals JT is Being Released to Halfway House Next Month

EBro Darden sat down with Lil Yachty and Yung Miami on his Beats 1 radio show to further promote Quality Control’s Control The Streets, Volume 2 album, which was released a month ago. Visit for more information Yachty, who wrote the City Girls’ hit single “Act Up” cleared up the air that he’s not […]

Frank Ocean Returns to Blonded Radio to Discuss Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories, Freedom of Speech & More

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The last episode of Frank Ocean’s Blonded Radio was August 2017, but he returned with a new episode of his Beats 1 radio show on Midterms Election Day. Frank Ocean's #blondedRADIO.Midterms pt. 1. Listen now free: — Beats 1 (@Beats1) November 6, 2018 Visit for more information Ocean, Vegyn, and the […]

Idris Elba Wants to Work With A$AP Rocky

Idris Elba Wants to Work With A$AP Rocky

Idris Elba may not be playing James Bond in an up and coming motion picture, however, the British film star wants to with A$AP Rocky in music or acting. Visit for more information Elba, who likewise DJs, talked with Beats 1 radio on Tuesday (Aug. 28) about his association with Rocky, applauding the Testing […]

[Listen] YG Talks ‘Stay Dangerous’ and Working with ASAP Rocky with Zane Lowe on Beats 1


YG has just released his highly anticipated sophomore album, Stay Dangerous, but the Compton emcee definitely shows that even a gangster can evolve and do some soul-searching. Visit for more information During his interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, YG talked about his process and why Still Dangerous ended up being his most personal album to […]

Nicki Minaj Talks Beef and New Direction with Zane Lowe on Beats 1


The long-awaited return of Nicki Minaj is finally here after the Young Money Queen dropped two highly anticipated singles. Visit for more information During her premiere of her two new single “Chun Li” and “Barbie Tingz” and interview with Beats 1 Radio’s Zane Lowe, Nicki addresses her social media hiatus and why she took […]

Migos Talks Music with Kanye West, E-Migo-Ji and More on Beats 1 [Listen]


ATLiens Migos are have continued their stream of success and with heavily anticipated and widely received release of Culture II it looks as if the trio has no plans of slowing down. Visit for more information Last week during the first part of their interview with Ebro Darden on Beats 1, Migos revealed the significance of their […]

[Watch] Fat Joe Speaks on Uzi Vert Comment with Ebro on Beats 1


Fat Joe is known for speaking his mind, so when he stopped by Ebro Darden‘s show on Beats 1 radio with Dre (of Cool and Dre) to promote their upcoming album it was no different. Visit for more information While on the show, Ebro and Joe began discussing the current state of Hip-Hop and […]

A$AP Rocky’s “RAF” Video Is Here

Back in May, Episode 006 of Frank Ocean’s blonded radio on Beats 1 gave us the song “RAF.” Lead by A$AP Rocky, the song features Ocean himself, Lil Uzi Vert, and Quavo all rapping about the Belgian fashion designer, Raf Simons. The song was very well-received, with many clamoring for Ocean to rap more often. Visit for more information Today, a video […]

Travis Scott Previews New Music Featuring Quavo On Beats 1 Radio

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Following the release of the cinematic music video for his platinum record “Goosebumps” featuring Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott previewed a Quavo-assisted track when he visited Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio. Visit for more information After teasing a joint project with the Migos comrade on his very own Beats 1 Radio Show, .WAV, in […]

Wiz Kid & Drake Reunites For “Hush Up the Silence”


If you keep up with OVO Sound Radio, you’re bound to hear a lot of new OVO-related music that may or may not hit mainstream. Visit for more information There was a WizKid, Drake-assisted single titled “Hush Up the Silence” that surfaced the web last month, but now there’s an official version available on […]

Drake to Return to OVO Sound Radio This Saturday

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Drake‘s OVO Sound Radio began during the summer of 2015 and quickly became a source of exclusives from Drizzy and his OVO Sound label. Towards the end of the year, the show evolved into a platform where many non-OVO artists, all of whom have collaborated with Drake or have some affiliation with him, debut their […]

Nas Shares Untold Stories In New Interview With DJ Khaled

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Since signing on with Beats 1 Radio for his weekly We The Best Radio show, DJ Khaled has hit the floor running with some major guests and premieres. Since its inception, Khaled has sat down with and premiered projects from Future and French Montana. Last week, he didn’t premiere any new music but he had […]

Drake to Host New Episode of ‘OVO Sound Radio’ on Beats1 Saturday

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With so much going on in music right now, from Kanye and Wiz “beefing” to the surprise release of Rihanna’s new album, one guy is making sure we haven’t forgotten that he’s got a major album on the horizon. Drake announced last night that he and Oliver El-Khatib, now known as the October Firm, will […]