Beyoncé Bows Out of 2017 Coachella, Promises to Return in 2018


After stopping the world three weeks ago to announce her pregnancy with twins, Beyoncé has officially announced that she will not be performing at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. According to a statement issued to the Associated Press from Parkwood Entertainment and Coachella producer Goldenvoice on Thursday (Feb.23), Beyoncé pulled out of […]

Will 2014 Be The Death Of Platinum Albums?


It’s not a great sign for the music industry when the year’s top-selling album is the soundtrack to a Disney movie. According to Forbes, not one artist’s album has reached the million selling mark. Not one. 2014 is expected to become the first year in modern history where no artist has sold more than 1 […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 1′ Soundtrack Featuing Lorde, Pusha T, Kanye West Is Available For Pre-Order

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The highly anticipated movie brings us a soundtrack  featuring songs by LORDE, Pusha T, CHVRCHES, Raury, Miguel and a Kanye West Remix! Directed by Francis Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I” will be in theaters November 21, 2014. Starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, the final installment of the “Hunger Games” trilogy will […]

Pharrell, Drake, Lady Gaga To Appear At iHeartRadio Music Awards

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The first iHeartRadio Music Awards is right around the corner and the show is slated to bring out some big names. Monday (April 21), Clear Channel announced that Pharrell, Drake and Blake Shelton will be hitting the stage. Kendrick Lamar, Shakira, Ed Sheeran and Arcade Fire will also perform at the awards show scheduled for […]

Lorde Meets ‘Royals’ Inspiration


  And now you’re Royal. @lordemusic meets @Royals icon George Brett. pic.twitter.com/7BPRW6VYJD — MLB (@MLB) April 16, 2014 Even stars can get star struck. New Zealand-born singer Lorde finally met Major League Baseball player George Brett of the Kansas City Royals, the man who inspired who hit song “Royals” yesterday. The songstress told VH1 in […]

Raekwon Drops Sample-Heavy, Furious Freestyle Track, “Living Room”

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Now this right here is a classic-style Chef joint. Wu-Tang veteran, Raekwon just dropped a new track, in which he murders several different beats back to back, utilizing all aspects of his wordplay we’ve grown to love him for. The track is titled Living Room and consists of a wide instrumental range, from Rap to […]

Hattie Stewart ‘Doodlebombs’ Beyonce, Rihanna and More For Upcoming Exhibition


If you’ve ever taken the public transportation in New York City or anywhere really, you’re probably familiar with “doodlebombing”. Doodlebombing is when an “artist” draws over an advertisement or picture that holds one context and draws on top of it to give the picture another (usually lewd) context. Artist Hattie Stewart, the self proclaimed “professional […]

Her Source | Lorde Lands Her First Makeup Deal With MAC Cosmetics

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It’s a Lorde takeover! At the ripe age of 17, the kiwi singer is making some boss moves including a limited-edition makeup collection with MAC Cosmetics. “I have loved MAC Cosmetics since I was a little kid. I remember saving up to buy my very first MAC lipstick [Snob] at 14, and it was used by […]

Listen To Lorde’s New Song “Easy (Switch Screens)”

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The sounds of Lorde return today, but this time around she drops off something new, and again unique and addictive. The track finds Lorde linking up with Son Lux for something rather interesting, refreshing and dope called “Easy (Switch Screens)”. The dark and moody sounding cut with an interesting instruments that make this track highly […]

Lorde x Disclosure At The Brit Awards


The two team up for ‘Royals’ track The audience of the 2014 Brit Awards were up for a surprise when England group Disclosure and New Zealand born Lorde teamed up to do a remix of Lorde’s single ‘Royals’. Everything from the stage, the music, and the feel of the music intertwined the two entities together. […]

Lorde’s Age Is…


Conspiracy theorists have continued to question Lorde, real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor’s real age, claiming she appears and behaves a lot older than what she says she is. However, Grammy winner Lorde is setting the record straight regarding her age with the release of her birth certificate. The Hairpin purchased Lorde’s birth certificate from the New […]

Lorde Signs $2.5 Million Deal with Songs Music Publishing

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Lorde, the 17-year-old that put out the smash hit “Royals,” has now signed a significant deal with Songs Music Publishing. The deal includes publishing rights to her debut EP “Love Club”, her album Pure Heroine, and all future work. After months of vying for a deal with Lorde, Songs Music allegedly beat out half a […]