Angel Haze has the back story: having grown up in a religious community that she has compared to “a cult”, in which she wasn’t allowed to listen to music, she moved to Brooklyn at age 16 and, in this musical melting pot, lapped up what she heard. Across a handful of mixtapes and an EP, she has shown off her no-nonsense rapping, displaying a flow that’s reminiscent of Jay-z at points in its clever, clunky syntax.
Bruce Springsteen has dropped some serious hints that he is working on a new album - which would be his 18th studio record to date- saying that he still has “a lot of material” to share.
The Justice Collective's 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' has sold 109,700 copies to 106,300 copies of 'Impossible'
A group of '60s music fans are aiming to give today's pop stars a run for their money in the race to be the number one album at Christmas.
For Matt Hayward from the Southampton rockers, festival season means tequila, Biffy Clyro – and a cup of tea with mum
Our computers are faster than ever, our phones are sophisticated and broadband speeds are dizzying. So why are we becoming more frustrated by our gadgets?
The Industrial music genre beloved of angsty teenagers and "edgy" American filmmakers has its roots in the experiments of the British agent provocateurs Throbbing Gristle in the mid-to-late 1970s.
It's The X Factor season again. October comes, the Santa chocolates appear in the shops, and The X Factor moves from auditions to live shows.
Facebook campaigns to manipulate the pop charts are all the rage, but they have a disturbing flip side, says Chris Mugan
Campaigners aiming to save threatened BBC station 6 Music are hoping to take their protest to the charts.
BBC presenters expressed their dismay this morning as they learned their station may be lined up for the axe.
Simon and Garfunkel classic Mrs Robinson is enjoying a popularity revival due to an internet campaign to push the song to number one - "in honour of Northern Ireland's disgraced First Lady".
Rock band Rage Against the Machine ended Simon Cowell’s four year domination of the Christmas charts tonight after a hugely popular Facebook campaign helped the Los Angeles nu-metallers snatch the Christmas number one slot from X-factor’s Joe McEdlerry.
Maverick director Terry Gilliam's ongoing battle to get his big screen version of Don Quixote off the ground has proved one of the movie industry's more fraught sagas in recent years.
Rage Against The Machine would not do what the BBC told them to today - by swearing during a live performance of their song Killing In The Name on Radio 5 live.
SSSC is a duo project comprising two tireless political activists: guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, and rapper Boots Riley of Oakland hip-hop crew The Coup.