After Universal Music Group, the largest record label in the industry, took all their artists' music off TikTok after failure to reach an agreement on AI usage of their artists and safety...people are now more than ever looking into how artists are treated on platforms where their music is the main focus. For TikTok, it's detrimental- they tried to punish UMG, and now they're paying the price.

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Music Features

Harry Styles Releases Late Night Talking Music Video

And We’ll Be Late Night Watching All Summer Long

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Harry Styles woke up Wednesday and decided to put us all in a place we’ve only dreamt about: in bed with him. That’s right: Harry just released the music video for Late Night Talking, the second single from his album: Harry’s House.

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Culture News

The Real Problem with Iggy Azalea's Blackfishing Scandal

Iggy Azalea's "I Am the Stripclub" video controversy is not just about her


Iggy Azalea has been accused of Blackfishing … is anyone surprised?

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Music Features

Interview: Briston Maroney on Self-Doubt, TikTok, and His New Visual Album "Sunflower"

The popular singer-songwriter's debut album and accompanying movie are both out now.

Angelina Castillo

Like many of us, Briston Maroney decided to use the last year to try something new.

The 23-year-old Nashville musician spent most of 2019 gearing up to release his debut album, Sunflower, and then — you know what happens next. With some unexpected free time on his hands, Maroney and his longtime visual collaborator, Joey Brodnax, decided to spend an otherwise lonely summer creating a visual component for the entire album.

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Scott Fleishman

Indie artist BIIANCO truly went above and beyond for her latest release, which is accompanied by nothing less than an interactive video game.

For her brooding new single "that's what friends are for," the LA-based, Queens-born artist and producer was inspired by R. L. Stine's "Choose Your Own Adventure"-style Give Yourself Goosebumps books to create her own multi-scenario music video adventure.

The video starts innocuously enough, following the artist on a motorcycle speeding towards a friend's house. Then, as she enters, the camera pans back to reveal a zombie lurking in the bushes.

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New Releases

No One Could Have Predicted Lil Nas X's "MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name)" Music Video

When Lil Nas X announced that he was working on a single named "Call Me by Your Name," no one could have imagined he'd be sliding down a stripper pole into hell to give the devil a lap dance

Lil Nas X becomes the devil "MONTERO"

After almost a year of teasing his latest single "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)," Lil Nas X finally released the song — with an accompanying video which has sent the internet ablaze.

Known for breaking boundaries and taking risks, Nas has done it again with a release that no one could have predicted. If we had each spent all of our free time since he first teased the song in July 2020 trying to predict what would unfold, no one could have imagined he'd be sliding down a stripper pole into hell to give the devil a lap dance.

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