Prince Sells Over 250K Albums On Day Of His Death, Takes No. 1 & 2 On Billboard 200

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The late great Prince continues to make huge feats in the music industry, even amidst his untimely death last Thursday morning. Billboard now reports that in the past 6 days, two of Prince’s albums have grabbed the No. 1 & 2 spots and another in the top 10 — not to mention soaring album sales that’s likely to even go higher.


Desiigner’s “Panda” Becomes #1 Rap Song In The U.S

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Brooklyn’s latest budding hip-hop artist, Desiigner, hits the #1 spot on the Rap Songs charts with his one and only song “Panda”, after battling for seven weeks. We’ve got numbers! Hit the jump.


Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Is About To Become The First #1 Album Off Streaming Totals

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Ye’s bout to make history all over again. With The Life of Pablo doing good streaming numbers for it’s exclusivity to Tidal, the album is on pace to become the first #1 album ever to just go the distance off of streaming, no actual physical copies sold.


Numbers- TWENTY88 First Week Sales Projections Are In:

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Numbers, numbers, numbers…gotta love to see how good or bad hip-hop sales do today. Hit the jump for the first week sales projections on the newly formed Big Sean/Jhene Aiko duo, TWENTY88.


Levitate: Kendrick Lamar’s “Untitled Unmastered” Debuts At No. 1

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For the second time in less than a year, Kendrick Lamar has scored another number 1 album on the hip-hop charts, with “untitled unmastered.” What a big statement from Kendrick to push this many records, with this type of project – with no promo. Hit the jump.


Hip Hop Has Only Won 1.2% Of Major Grammy Awards Since 1989

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Yes, our great culture of hip-hop has only taken home an unfortunately low number of Grammy awards since we got our own category in 1989. How ironic. Hit the jump.


Donald Trump Declines Heavily In The Polls; Drops 12 Points

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Donald Trump has dropped 12 points in the last week during his run for the United States’ Presidency, marking his biggest plummet since it has commenced. Full story after the jump.


America’s Favorite Halloween Candy By State

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Halloween comes Saturday. Whether revelers trick-or-treat, party, dress up, or just hit the candy sales the next day candy plays a big part in the holiday. Regardless of the festivity of choice, Americans want their sweet tooth satistfied. This is no day for diets. Hit the jump to find out which treat your state stocks up on.


November 13 Is Shaping Up To Be A Huge Day In Album Releases!

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On June 14, 2013, it was a huge day in new music releases. Kanye West, Mac Miller, J. Cole and Kelly Rowland all dropped albums that day, with Kanye winning the coveted number one spot that following week when sales numbers were released. It appears that November 13, 2015 will be a similar situation. Not only will Jeezy release his new album Church In These Streets, but Justin Bieber will release his first album in three years, Purpose, Logic will release his sophomore effort The Incredible True Story, Ty Dolla $ign will drop his debut album Free TC, Alessia Cara will drop her debut album Know It All and popular boyband One Direction will drop Made In The A.M. That is a HEAVY lineup! Who do you think will land at number one? Vote below to let us know, and leave your predictions in the comments of the order it will be.


(Video) Ireland Votes “Yes” To Same-Sex Marriage

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Today Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage with approval from 60% of voters saying “yes”! Tune in after the jump for more on the story.


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