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Rihanna’s eighth solo album is on the way, set to arrive later this year. For the most part, the pop star has kept quiet about the follow-up to 2012’s Unapologetic. Now the singer opens up on her goals and what to expect from her long-awaited new album.

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Method Man stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday, to promote his upcoming appearance in the film The Cobbler. Never the one to hold his tongue, Meth expressed his frustration over a recent interview with XXL over Wu-Tang Clan’s Once Upon A Time In Shaolin LP, not doing interviews with Hip-Hop media outlets anymore, the media’s role in the East vs. West beef, Cilvaringz, his acting career, and Eric Garner’s death.

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The multi-millionaire mogul known as Diddy is returning to what started it all, producing. The 45-year-old has revealed he’s back behind the boards, working with many of today’s hottest artists on upcoming records.

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The battle between Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams versus the family of Marvin Gaye is now over. Thicke and Williams have been ordered by a jury to pay $7.4 million for infringement of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” and “Sexy Ways” by Funkadelic on their 2013 smash-hit “Blurred Lines.”

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The new year will be a busy one for 50 Cent. Along with G-Unit’s The Beast is G-Unit EP on April 3 and the second season of Power coming this summer, 50’s Street King Immortal LP is also set to arrive later this year. Catching up with MTV News, the rapper-entrepreneur speaks on a new song with Eminem titled “Champions,” that will appear on his new solo album.

[The song] sounds like one of those hit records you’ve heard from Eminem in the past [with] an R&B singer on the chorus,” he tells MTV. “And it’s one of those songs that he wrote his portion of the song before I got there.”

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Kanye West is saying sorry. The rapper, who was the talk of this years Grammy Awards, has issued a public apology to Beck over his comments on Beck’s Morning Phase winning “Album of the Year.”

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The “Between the Sheets” tour, co-headlined by Chris and Trey Songz, has faced another hurdle. On Tuesday afternoon, Chris Brown announced he has been denied entry into Canada, forcing all Canadian dates to be cancelled.

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Kanye West has been a heavy presence during New York Fashion Week this month. Starting with the debut of his adidas Yeezy Season 1 collection last Thursday to attending shows by John Elliott + Co, Alexander Wang and Robert Geller, West has been a regular at many of the top shows in recent days.

On Wednesday that continued, as Kanye was spotted front-row at Jeremy Scott’s Fall 2015 show at Milk Studios. Seated next to New York Times writer Jon Caramanica, the rapper-designer was all smiles taking in Scott’s colorful rainbow-themed “Dolly Patterns” collection. Kanye returned to the front-row for Ralph Lauren’s MADE Fashion Week show on Thursday, spotted dressed in RRL from head-to-toe. West, who has often called himself the next Ralph Lauren, caught up with the iconic designer backstage where they exchanged pleasantries and posed for pictures with the Lauren family (Dylan, Andrew, and Ricky).

Despite Kanye attending various shows during NYFW, one person isn’t a fan of the 37-year-old popping up at shows. In an interview with Page Six, New York Fashion Week creator Fern Mallis expressed she’s not a fan of Mr. West. “I’m kind of over Kanye,” she said. “I mean, I’m not a fan of his music, and the attitude and the agenda is not my style.”

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Drake opted to skip this year’s Grammy Awards, though he received two nominations for “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration” (“Tuesday” with ILOVEMAKONNEN) and “Best Rap Performance” (“0 to 100/The Catch Up”). In an interview with Noisey, Toronto producer Frank Dukes speaks on how “0 to 100/The Catch Up” came together, a song he co-produced with Boi-1da.

A beat that caused a dispute and fight between Drake and Diddy and Club LIV in Miami late last year, it was rumored Drake stole the record from the Bad Boy CEO. Frank Dukes gives his view on what happened, which can be read below.

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(Mark Pitts and Miguel at Sony Music Entertainment 2015 Post-Grammy Reception in Los Angeles 2/8/15)

Ready for Miguel’s new album? The R&B singer’s new solo effort is nearly finished and it now appears to have an official title and release time ready to go.

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