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Will Smith teases return to music, previews new song “To the Clique”: Watch

Will Smith teases return to music, previews new song “To the Clique”: Watch
  • Will Smith teases return to music, previews new song “To the Clique”: Watch FWC: Will Smith teases return to music, previews new song “To the Clique”: Watch

    For the last several years, Will Smith has been teasing his return to music. Back in 2015, he revealed the existence of 30 new songs, but to date we’ve only heard one of them — a DJ Jazzy Jeff collaboration called “Get Lit”. And though he reunited with Jazzy Jeff for a pair of festival performances last summer, plans for…

  • Snoop Dogg swapped Matthew McConaughey’s prop weed for real weed FWC: Snoop Dogg swapped Matthew McConaughey’s prop weed for real weed

    Considering his reputation, it’s unreasonable to expect to spend time with Snoop Dogg and not end up getting a little high — and apparently that’s even true when you’re filming a movie with the rapper. Matthew McConaughey stars alongside Snoop in the new Harmony Korine film The Beach Bum. In one scene, McConaughey’s character, Moondog, goes to Snoop’s Lingerie for some “magic weed” to…

  • Friday's TV highlights: 'Champions' on NBC FWC: Friday’s TV highlights: ‘Champions’ on NBC

    SERIES Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition YouTube sensation and former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Bethany Mota goes under cover to identify up-and-coming YouTube talent in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS Champions Mindy Kaling reprises the role of Priya in the opener of the two-episode season…

  • Calendar Letters: Much ado about the royal wedding FWC: Calendar Letters: Much ado about the royal wedding

    Waves of joy – and some derision – over the royal wedding Regarding “More Like a Royal Escape Hatch” [May 17]: At last, an item about the wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that I didn’t skip over after reading a few sentences. My thanks to Times TV critic Lorraine Ali for her percipient…

  • Album Review: CHVRCHES Go Bigger and Blander on Love Is Dead FWC: Album Review: CHVRCHES Go Bigger and Blander on Love Is Dead

    To download, click “Share” and right-click the download icon | iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS The Lowdown: CHVRCHES burst onto the mainstream music scene in 2013 with big synths, bigger hooks, and almost immediate international success. But there was also a sort of scrappy, confrontational passion to their first record and its follow-up, Every Open Eye, especially present…

  • What’s with this mysterious video Daft Punk posted to their YouTube page? FWC: What’s with this mysterious video Daft Punk posted to their YouTube page?

    Daft Punk is busy making their usual run of cryptic moves — and hopefully their most recent mysterious YouTube upload is no isolated incident. The dance music icons have seemingly just released a track or teaser to all 2.7 million of their listeners The track appears to come as a brand new Daft Punk and Floatgoat release insofar as it was…

  • New Music: YG feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Nicki Minaj – ‘Big Bank’ FWC: New Music: YG feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Nicki Minaj – ‘Big Bank’

    Big bank take lil’ bank. YG cashes out with the hip-hop dream team of 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Nicki Minaj on his money-making anthem “Big Bank.” Produced by DJ Mustard, the bouncy West Coast banger finds YG boasting about his status (“I set the bar, I’m the fuckin’ bar”) and getting “white folks money.” 2 Chainz throws a birthday…

  • Jacquees Arrested for Speeding, Drug Possession FWC: Jacquees Arrested for Speeding, Drug Possession

    Jacquees was arrested on a drug charge during a traffic stop in Atlanta on Thursday (May 24). The 24-year-old singer, born Rodriquez Broadnax, was driving a 2007 Bentley Continental around 3 a.m., according to WXIA-TV. Jacquees was reportedly going 116 miles per hour when cops pulled him and his female passenger, Stanesha Boutwell, over. According to the officer, an object…

  • SLANDER & SAYMYNAME’s “I Can’t Escape” Receives Rambunctious Remix from MUST DIE! FWC: SLANDER & SAYMYNAME’s “I Can’t Escape” Receives Rambunctious Remix from MUST DIE!

    MUST DIE! has become a major staple of the heavy dubstep scene over the past couple of years.  With his reputation, it’s no wonder SLANDER and SAYMYNAME recruited him for a remix of their recent hard trap banger “I Can’t Escape” out on Insomniac Records.  Both tracks are quite heavy, but MUST DIE! does a spectacular job of wrangling in…

  • Vevo Shutting Down Website, Mobile App FWC: Vevo Shutting Down Website, Mobile App

    Music video hosting company will still maintain its YouTube partnership and original content

  • For new L.A. schools chief Austin Beutner, some key unions are giving no honeymoon period FWC: For new L.A. schools chief Austin Beutner, some key unions are giving no honeymoon period

    In the less than two weeks since Austin Beutner took charge of Los Angeles schools, unions representing teachers and administrators have staged a job action and a protest. They’ve made it clear that they will not give the new superintendent the traditional honeymoon period, and they are bashing…

  • New Music: Belly feat. The Weeknd – ‘What You Want’ FWC: New Music: Belly feat. The Weeknd – ‘What You Want’

    Belly and The Weeknd have “What You Want.” The XO affiliates team up once again on Belly’s new single. The Weeknd kicks things off, singing about a girl names Mercedes (“Used to love it when she Benz”), while Belly raps about his chick from the projects (“Never went to college, she got collagen in her body / You don’t need…