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How Rapsody and director Sanaa Lathan created music as powerful as the story.

How Rapsody and director Sanaa Lathan created music as powerful as the story.

How Rapsody and director Sanaa Lathan created music as powerful as the story. Music is everything in the new Paramount+ film On the Come Up. Based on the best-selling 2019 YA novel by Angie Thomas, the PG-13 drama stars newcomer Jamila C. Gray as Brianna Jackson, a scrappy teen rapper grappling with family demons while […]

Celebrating the U.K. singer-songwriter’s biggest hits on the site.

Celebrating the U.K. singer-songwriter’s biggest hits on the site.

Celebrating the U.K. singer-songwriter’s biggest hits on the site. Sam Smith has been riding high on the Genius Top Songs chart all month with “Unholy,” their writhing, clanging, choir-inflected collaboration with Kim Petras. The song page was racking up hundreds of thousands of pageviews even before the song’s official release, and that’s a testament to […]

Arctic Monkeys – Body Paint

Arctic Monkeys - Body Paint

Arctic Monkeys – Body Paint [Verse 1] For a master of deception and subterfuge You’ve made yourself quite the bed to lie in Do your time travelling through the tanning booth So you don’t let the sun catch you crying [Chorus] So predictable, I know what you’re thinking [Verse 2] My teeth are beating and […]

Ice Cube Stevie J & More Stars Mourn Coolio After Rapper’s Tragic Death At 59

Ice Cube Stevie J & More Stars Mourn Coolio After Rapper’s Tragic Death At 59

Ice Cube Stevie J & More Stars Mourn Coolio After Rapper’s Tragic Death At 59 Coolio has sadly died, according to reports, and fellow rappers and other celebrities are taking to social media to mourn. The rapper reportedly passed away after collapsing at a friend’s house at the age of 59, and Ice Cube, Stevie […]

Why Britney Spears Did Not Appear In Her New Music Video For ‘Hold Me Closer’

Why Britney Spears Did Not Appear In Her New Music Video For ‘Hold Me Closer’

Why Britney Spears Did Not Appear In Her New Music Video For ‘Hold Me Closer’ Britney Spears finally launched her comeback with an Elton John duet, and the new music video for “Hold Me Closer” dropped on Sept. 27 — sans Brit. And while that surprised some of her fans, who were looking forward to […]

Wilbur Soot Wants A New Persona On New Song “Soft Boy”

Wilbur Soot Wants A New Persona On New Song “Soft Boy”

Wilbur Soot Wants A New Persona On New Song “Soft Boy” It’s his first solo single since 2021’s “Maybe I Was Boring.” After spending much of the latter half of 2021 focusing on his band Lovejoy, Wilbur Soot is back with his latest solo single, “Soft Boy.” The song is the Twitch gamer-turned-musician’s first release […]

Ghost’s Papa Emeritus IV Throws First Pitch at MLB Game

Ghost’s Papa Emeritus IV Throws First Pitch at MLB Game

Ghost’s Papa Emeritus IV Throws First Pitch at MLB Game Ghost got into America’s pastime on Thursday (Sept. 22) when the theatrical heavy rock band’s leader, Papa Emeritus IV, threw out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game. Baseball fans on hand subsequently shared videos of the foreboding Ghost singer, whose real name […]