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Travis Scott is a modern rock star, according to one music executive.

A music executive at one of the world’s biggest talent agencies says hip hop is the new rock and roll, and Travis Scott is the new rock star

Brian Ahern, co-head of music at WME, told Business Insider the concept of a "rock star" has changed.
Cardi B secured five nominations for the 2019 Grammys, making her one of the most-nominated artists behind Kendrick Lamar and Drake.

Cardi B is the biggest star in hip-hop right now, but here’s how her rap skills actually measure up

Cardi B had one of the best-selling albums of 2018. She's one of the most-nominated artists at the 2019 Grammys. Is she one of the best rappers alive?
Former President Barack Obama is a music lover.

These were Obama’s 22 favorite songs in 2018

Former President Barack Obama just shared his favorite songs of 2018, which include hits from Brandi Carlile, Chance The Rapper, and Kendrick Lamar.

Everyone is using Spotify’s sweet new tool to discover and share their top music of 2018 — check it out

If you use Spotify, you can see your personalized year-end charts with this sweet new tool that's completely free.
Former first lady Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama has her own playlist she uses during photoshoots, and it features Michael Jackson and Kendrick Lamar

The former first lady likes to get down during her photoshoots.
During his most recent tour, Kanye West performed on a floating stage.

Here’s exactly how long it takes your favorite rappers and hip-hop artists to earn the average US salary

The average US worker makes $45,552 a year. Some of the richest rappers and hip-hop artists make that same amount in mere hours.
Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN."

Kendrick Lamar just became the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music

Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music album "DAMN.," making him the first rap artist to ever win an award historically dominated by classical music.
Kendrick Lamar performing at the 2018 Grammys on Sunday.

The Grammys snubbed hip-hop yet again — and it fits a trend of rewarding safe, apolitical pop music

Kendrick Lamar's loss to Bruno Mars in the three major Grammy categories on Sunday, including album of the year, fits a pattern.

Here are all the winners of the 2018 Grammy Awards

Here are all the winners of the 2018 Grammy Awards from Sunday night's live broadcast.

Rap superstar Kendrick Lamar could reportedly make $20-40 million in a new deal for his music

Kendrick Lamar is in talks to sign a new publishing deal that could be worth between $20 million and $40 million, Billboard reports.