Why Pharrell’s New Festival Is a Celebration of His Hometown

Billboard News 3/22/19 Last October, Pharrell Williams and his longtime manager, Ron Laffitte, met with officials from the city of Virginia Beach, Va., the Grammy-winning producer’s hometown, to pitch a new festival, Something in the Water, that they wanted to launch this summer. “Most people thought we were insane,” says Laffitte, who was told that […]

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Kylie Jenner Is Now the Youngest Self-Made Billionaire

Billboard News Today Kylie Jenner has reached a milestone at the tender age of 21. The makeup and reality TV show entrepreneur is now the world’s youngest “self-made” billionaire, according to a March 5 Forbes report. “I didn’t expect anything. I did not foresee the future,” Jenner told Forbes. “But [the recognition] feels really good. That’s a […]

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Pharrell Announces New Something in the Water Festival With Missy Elliott, Migos & More On the Lineup

Billboard News Today Travis Scott, Maggie Rogers, Diplo and Janelle Monae are among other performers. Pharrell Williams announced the star-studded lineup for the debut edition of his Virginia Beach festival, Something in the Water on Sunday (March 3). The list includes: Travis Scott, Missy Elliott, Migos, Maggie Rogers, Diplo, Janelle Monae, Rosalía and more. The first-time festival (Apr. 26-28) will feature […]

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Top 10 Hip Hop Music Videos of 2018

10. The Carters – Apesh*t 9. Migos – Stir Fry 8. Kayne West & Lil Pump ft. Adele Givens – I Love it 7. Travis Scott ft. Drake – Sicko Mode 6. Migos, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B – MotorSport 5. 6ix9ine, Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz – FeFe 4. Tyga ft. Offset – Taste […]

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Travis Scott to Perform at Super Bowl With Maroon 5

Billboard News Today Travis Scott will perform at Super Bowl LIII on Feb 3, 2019 in Atlanta, ending weeks of speculation about who will join headliners Maroon 5 on the popular halftime show. Billboard can confirm that the “Sicko Mode” rapper will make an appearance during Maroon 5’s set at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, ending weeks of speculation […]

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Travis Scott Says He and Kylie Jenner Will ‘Get Married Soon’: ‘I Gotta Propose in a Fire Way’

Billboard News Today Travis Scott, who’s in the the midst of his raucous Astroworld Tour, took the time to grace the cover of the latest Rolling Stone issue, the interview for which was released online Thursday (Dec. 20). The in-depth profile examines Scott’s life in his hometown of Houston, right around the time he put on his first Astroworld Festival […]

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Travis Scott Delivers on Promise to Design ‘Astroworld’ Senior Class Shirts for Texas High School

Billboard News Today Back in September, Travis Scott offered to design senior class shirts for Eisenhower High School in Houston after they asked him for permission to use some Astroworld-themed logos on their merchandise. On Monday, La Flame followed through on his promise by posting photos of the newly crafted shirts for the students to his Instagram story, which is sure to […]

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Postpone Four Dates on Astroworld Tour Due to ‘Production Issues’

Billboard News 11/12/18 Travis Scott kicked off his anticipated Astroworld Tour on Thursday in Baltimore, and the trek has since romped through Raleigh, N.C., and Miami for riotous shows over the weekend. Unfortunately, production issues are starting to pop up over Scott’s complex, carnival-themed stage design, prompting La Flame to cancel a handful of dates, including Monday […]

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