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iLoveMakonnen Comes Out

Very early this morning, Makonnen Sheran—better known as the rapper iLoveMakonnen—announced on Twitter that he is gay.…
Jordan Sargent / January 20, 2017

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Tegan and Sara, iLoveMakonnen, Big Freedia, More Talk LGBTQ Representation in Music at Billboard-THR Pride Summit

A collection of pop stars and songwriters gathered on Thursday, August 8, at the 1 Hotel in West Hollywood for Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter's inaugural Pride…
Tosten Burks / August 9, 2019

Watch the Psychedelic New Video for Lil Peep, iLoveMakonnen, and Fall Out Boy’s “I’ve Been Waiting”

iLoveMakonnen plays a white piano in an enchanted garden. Whales and jester heads soar through the sky as he embarks on a flight in a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 10, 2019

Lil Peep & iLoveMakonnen – “I’ve Been Waiting (ft. Fall Out Boy)”

iLoveMakonnen has released another collaboration with Lil Peep, this time joined with the emo legends Fall Out Boy. The power-pop funk record "I've Been Waiting" features Makonnen and Peep…
Israel Daramola / January 31, 2019

iLoveMakonnen – “Spendin'” (feat. Gucci Mane)

iLoveMakonnen has released a new song called "Spendin'," which includes a guest verse from Gucci Mane. The track opens with Makonnen rapping over a looped…
Rob Arcand / January 11, 2019

Hear a New Ezra Koenig Song in Neo Yokio’s Christmas Special

Neo Yokio, the Netflix animated series starring Jaden Smith and brainchild of Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, debuted last year to much critical praise. While it was…
Israel Daramola / December 7, 2018

Terrence Malick Is Executive Producing a New Lil Peep Documentary

Buried in a New York Times feature on posthumous releases from Lil Peep is the news that The Thin Red Line director Terrence Malick is serving…
Maggie Serota / October 31, 2018

There’s Now a Version of Lil Peep’s New Song Without XXXTentacion

When a posthumous "collaboration" called "Falling Down" between late rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion was released earlier this month, it caused some consternation among Peep's…
Andy Cush / September 27, 2018

What Would Lil Peep Think of His New Song With XXXTentacion?

Releasing posthumous music is a tricky deal, one that requires being sensitive to the spirit of a deceased artist (as well as their friends and families), while…
Israel Daramola / September 20, 2018

New Song From Lil Peep and XXXTentacion Released

A new posthumous song from Lil Peep and XXXTentacion has been released. Called "Falling Down," the track is the third new song we've heard from Lil Peep since…
Isabella Castro-Cota / September 19, 2018

ILoveMakonnen – “Love” ft. Rae Sremmurd

ILoveMakonnen and Rae Sremmurd have just shared a new track called "Love." Produced by Mike WiLL Made-It, the track follows the Sremmurd single "Perplexing Pegasus"
Rob Arcand / September 7, 2017

Lil B Reveals Black Ken’s Release Date, Releases Seven New Songs

Lil B's once prolific output has stymied a bit over the past few years, but he's spent some of that time promising Black Ken, an idea…
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2017

Listen to iLoveMakonnen’s New EP Fun Summer Vol. 1 Now

ILoveMakonnen has released a new EP, aptly titled Fun Summer Vol. 1, his first release since the Drink More Water 6 mixtape of last year.
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 7, 2017

Migos Seem Conflicted About Whether They’d Play a Gay Club

TMZ recently caught up with Migos, where they asked the rappers about their controversial Rolling Stone comments regarding iLoveMakonnen coming out. (Previously, they'd offered an apology.) Quavo sidestepped the question by claiming…
Brian Josephs / March 28, 2017

iLoveMakonnen Responds to Migos’ Homophobic Comments, Says Drake Threatened to Jump Him

The FADER has published a new feature on iLoveMakonnen, which marks the first time the ATL-reared rapper-crooner has given an interview since revealing that he was gay…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 23, 2017

Quavo on Not Being Homophobic: “I Got a Record With Frank Ocean”

The general public and critical adulation over Migos' triumphant 2017--characterized by a #1 smash single and album--was dampened, if only slightly, by homophobic comments all three members made…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 9, 2017
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