Bright Light Bright Light Shines With New Album
July 25 2012 5:00 AM ET

Music’s New Bright, Shining Light

Brett Edward Stout

An unlikely electronic pop star emerges from Wales with impressive lyrics and a smooth sound.

WATCH Trans Rollergirl Featured in New Pet Shop Boys Video
July 23 2012 2:35 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Rollergirl Featured in New Pet Shop Boys Video

Jeremy Kinser

The video for the Pet Shop Boys' anthemic new single "Winner" continues the song's message of perseverance and features an appearance by Dirty Diana, a transgender member of the London Rollergirls.

Frank Ocean Says Coming Out Lifted a Boulder
July 20 2012 6:21 PM ET

Frank Ocean: Coming Out Lifted 'Boulder'

Trudy Ring

Ocean says being closeted was a 'boulder on my chest.'

50 Cent Defends Frank Ocean and Supports Marriage Equality
July 19 2012 2:49 PM ET

WATCH: 50 Cent Defends Frank Ocean, Supports Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

Rapper 50 Cent sounded supportive of same-sex marriage and of out singer Frank Ocean in an interview with MT

July 19 2012 11:43 AM ET

Hip Hop That Hearts Gays

A Timeline of Hip Hop Homophobia
July 18 2012 7:00 AM ET

A Timeline of Hip Hop Homophobia

Alex Heigl of

So, Frank Ocean came out this month and said that the first person he fell in love with was a man. And the Internet had some thoughts about it. Most centered around the persistent theme of homophobia in hip-hop — and that got us thinking that we should take a look back at the history of the genre and examine its track record. Check out a timeline on the following pages.

WATCH Madonnas Turn Up the Radio Video Premieres
July 16 2012 10:17 AM ET

WATCH: Madonna's 'Turn Up the Radio' Video Premieres

Jeremy Kinser

Madonna has debuted the video for "Turn Up the Radio," the third radio-friendly single from her chart-topping MDNA album.