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Yes Kate McKinnon Is Set to Play Tiger King’s Carole Baskin

Yes Kate McKinnon Is Set to Play Tiger King’s Carole Baskin

Yes Kate McKinnon Is Set to Play Tiger King’s Carole Baskin our obsession with Tiger King, Netflix’s latest true-crime masterpiece, will soon be rewarded with more Tiger King. Last fall—long before the Netflix–subscribed masses knew much if anything about polyamorous, big-cat wrangling, former presidential candidate Joe Exotic and his vicious feud with Big Cat Rescue […]

The Australian-born rapper spoke to Genius about how the snippet became a full song.

The Australian-born rapper spoke to Genius about how the snippet became a full song.

The Australian-born rapper spoke to Genius about how the snippet became a full song. Australia’s The Kid LAROI sat down with Genius News to explain his new TikTok-inspired song, “Addison Rae.” The track was named for TikTok star Addison Rae, who helped a snippet of the then-unfinished song go viral online after playing it in […]

Taylor Swift fans call Kanye West a liar after video of 2016 call emerges

Taylor Swift fans call Kanye West a liar after video of 2016 call emerges

Taylor Swift fans call Kanye West a liar after video of 2016 call emerges A 2016 phone call between the pair that rocked the pop world, igniting a feud as to whether the rapper had gotten the singer’s permission to include a controversial lyric about her in one of his tunes, resurfaced Saturday on Twitter. […]

Mereba & Deante’ Hitchcock brought the house down.

Mereba & Deante’ Hitchcock brought the house down.

Mereba & Deante’ Hitchcock brought the house down. Genius and Acura have teamed up for the Precision Crafted Performances live showcase series, the fourth of which took place on March 11th at The Stave Room in Atlanta. Co-headlined by Mereba and Deante’ Hitchcock​, the event highlighted emerging artists for tastemakers, influencers, and the music cognoscenti. […]

He surpassed the cast of FOX’s musical TV series ‘Glee.’

He surpassed the cast of FOX’s musical TV series ‘Glee.’

He surpassed the cast of FOX’s musical TV series ‘Glee.’ Drake is now the biggest artist of all time by one measure of popularity. The rapper’s Lil Yachty and DaBaby collaboration, “Oprah’s Bank Account,” debuted at No. 89 today on the Hot 100 chart. This marks his 208th entry on the chart, and helping him […]

The list includes JID EARTHGANG and Guapdad 4000.

The list includes JID EARTHGANG and Guapdad 4000.

The list includes JID EARTHGANG and Guapdad 4000. Last year, Dreamville unveiled Revenge of the Dreamers III, which shot to the top of the Billboard 200 in July 2019. Now, the latest compilation album from J. Cole’s label is set to reach platinum status in the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), which amounts to […]

The mysterious artist blew up thanks to “Rascal” which flips a Rascal Flatts hit.

The mysterious artist blew up thanks to “Rascal” which flips a Rascal Flatts hit.

The mysterious artist blew up thanks to “Rascal” which flips a Rascal Flatts hit. Here at Genius, we’re in a unique position as a music lyrics site to discover rising artists while staying on top of the latest trends. Millions of fans come to Genius every day after searching for the lyrics to songs they […]

BTS makes the late night rounds with Jimmy Fallon and ‘Carpool Karaoke’

BTS makes the late night rounds with Jimmy Fallon and 'Carpool Karaoke'

BTS makes the late night rounds with Jimmy Fallon and ‘Carpool Karaoke’ K-pop group BTS performed in both a grandiose train station and a cramped car this week during late-night television appearances to promote their latest album. All seven band members — RM, Suga, Jimin, J-Hope, V, Jin and Jungkook — joined late night hosts […]

Country music radio has ignored female artists for years. And we have the data to prove it.

Country music radio has ignored female artists for years. And we have the data to prove it.

Country music radio has ignored female artists for years. And we have the data to prove it. In January 2015, Capitol Nashville artist Mickey Guyton released her debut single “Better Than You Left Me” to country radio. USA Today proclaimed that the singer’s “powerhouse vocals could provide a rallying point for programmers hoping to break […]

Rage Against the Machine finally returns to the Bay Area

Rage Against the Machine finally returns to the Bay Area

Rage Against the Machine finally returns to the Bay Area Rage Against the Machine is finally back after a nine-year hiatus. The highly influential L.A. outfit, which should definitely already be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by now, has announced a reunion tour. And, thankfully, the trek includes a Bay Area date. […]