"This is just one artist reaching to another hoping to spark insight into the field you are in."
Your faves stepped up for Banks after Action Bronson got embroiled in the Azealia vs Azalea beef.
What you need to know.
Two new interviews shed light on how hard it is to be a black woman in pop music, both on and off camera.
Suit game on FLEEEK!!!
The fantastic long-reads that defined our year.
Taking a look at some of 2014's worst offenders.
Making a movie about nudity is not easy.
Koenig says his only friends are Makonnen and Despot now.
Another offering from the LuckyMe advent calendar, which gets better every day.
Talking growing pains with the New Orleans R&B artist.
Here's one last leak before Testimony drops tomorrow: a Drumma Boy-produced lamentation called "FML," which features a guest verse from Pusha T.
August Alsina goes gospel on "Benediction" featuring Rick Ross, the newest single from his Def Jam debut, Testimony.
The R&B star shares an inspirational message on Instagram on waking up in hospital after a 3-day coma.
August and Nicki just premiered their new video on 106, see the full clip now.
Nicki Minaj recharges the August Alsina single with a bright new verse. The Pink Print is on the way.
"Get Ya Money," an August Alsina mixtape cut, gets revamped with a verse from Fabolous for his forthcoming debut album.
50 Cent, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, DJ Mustard with YG and Ty Dolla $ign, Bunji Garlin, and more will be performing at Hot 97's annual Summer Jam, on June 1 at MetLife Stadium.
August Alsina gets monogamous on super-romantic new track "Kissin' On My Tattoos," the latest preview of his debut album.
Premiere: Classically street R&B from the New Orleans singer and Def Jam signees debut album, Testimony.
Minneapolis rapper Rocky Diamonds teams up with August Alsina for "I Pray," the slick lead single for new tape "The Marckus Shaw EP."