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A weekly hip-hop and R&B show that dives into all the thrilling chart news and hot topics, as well as chatting with some of the biggest names in the industry.

Latest Episodes

Big Freedia Reflects on Bounce, Dababy Controversy & More

For the latest episode of On The Block, Big Freedia -- aka New Orleans' Queen of Bounce -- speaks about experimenting with her new, poppier sound on Louder EP (out 3/13) as well as her creative partnership with Kesha. She, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie and Jordyn Rolling also chat about DaBaby's recent fan altercation, Doja Cat's "Say So" climbing the Billboard Hot 100 and how the Coronavirus continues to effect artists.

20 MINMAR 11
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Big Freedia Reflects on Bounce, Dababy Controversy & More

Jadakiss Talks Pop Smoke, Megan Thee Stallion & More

For the latest episode of On The Block, Jadakiss speaks about honoring the late Pop Smoke and his fallen friend IcePick Jay on new album 'Ignatius' (out 3/6) as well as sharing what he's learned about bad business over the years. He, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on Megan Thee Stallion's current contract dispute with her label and why the Lil Zaza vs. North West beef isn't necessary.

19 MINMAR 4
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Jadakiss Talks Pop Smoke, Megan Thee Stallion & More

CHIKA Speaks on Kobe Bryant, Bieber's Sunday Service, & More

EFor episode eight of On The Block, emerging MC CHIKA joins Billboard's Carl Lamarre and Bianca Gracie to touch on Kobe Bryant's memorial, hip-hop's reactions to Zaya Wade's sexual identity and Justin Bieber's recent Sunday Service appearance. Charts expert Trevor Anderson also breaks down Bieber's seventh No. 1 album 'Changes' topping the Billboard 200 and Pop Smoke's resurgence amidst his passing.

21 MINFEB 26
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CHIKA Speaks on Kobe Bryant, Bieber's Sunday Service, & More

Tinashe Reflects on Collaborator Travis Scott's Growth & Her Upcoming 'Songs For You' Tour

For the latest episode of On The Block, Tinashe speaks about her new album 'Songs For You,' experimenting with fashion for her upcoming tour outfits and how she grew into stardom among counterparts like Travis Scott and G-Eazy. She, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on what we want to see from Justin Bieber's 'Changes' album and if Nicki Minaj really plans to turn over a new leaf.

21 MINFEB 12
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Tinashe Reflects on Collaborator Travis Scott's Growth & Her Upcoming 'Songs For You' Tour

Luke James Recalls What He’s Learned From Beyoncé & His New Role on Showtime's 'The Chi'

For the latest episode of On The Block, R&B singer Luke James speaks about his new album ‘To Feel Love/d,’ planning the ultimate Valentine’s Day date and the lessons he learned from Beyoncé while touring with her in 2013. He, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on Lil Wayne’s guest appearance on ‘The Masked Singer’ and Drake breaking yet another chart record with his Future collaboration, “Life Is Good.”

26 MINFEB 5
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Luke James Recalls What He’s Learned From Beyoncé & His New Role on Showtime's 'The Chi'

D Smoke Remembers Kobe Bryant & Shares Studio Experiences With Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

For the latest episode of On The Block, Inglewood native D Smoke speaks about his experiences on 'Rhythm & Flow', his brotherly bond with TDE's SiR and his studio sessions with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. He, along with Billboard's Carl Lamarre, Bianca Gracie and Trevor Anderson also touch on Eminem's chart topping project 'Music to Be Murdered By' and Lil Wayne's upcoming 'Funeral' album.

23 MINJAN 29
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D Smoke Remembers Kobe Bryant & Shares Studio Experiences With Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

Blac Youngsta Discusses Latest Album 'Church on Sunday' & Key Financial Advice

On the newest episode of On The Block with Billboard, special guest Black Youngsta stops by to reveal the stories behind his favorite collaborations on new album Church on Sunday, the sentimental reason why he became an ordained minister and why Memphis is the hottest city for rap music at the moment. The rapper also dishes on his Grammy predictions for the hip-hop and R&B categories alongside co-hosts associate editor Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson, and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre.

24 MINJAN 22
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Blac Youngsta Discusses Latest Album 'Church on Sunday' & Key Financial Advice

MoneyBagg Yo Talks Roc Nation Signing & New Album 'Time Served' (Ep. 3)

For the latest episode of On the Block with Billboard, special guest MoneyBagg Yo talks about his new album 'Time Served,' his chemistry with fellow Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta and the best advice Yo Gotti has ever given him. The "All Dat" lyricist joins show hosts Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson, and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre to speak on Cardi B possibly entering politics, Roddy Ricch's scorching success on the charts, and Beyonce being snubbed by the Oscars.

22 MINJAN 15
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MoneyBagg Yo Talks Roc Nation Signing & New Album 'Time Served' (Ep. 3)

Fat Joe Talks 'Family Ties' Possibly Being His Final Album & Judging Netflix's 'Rhythm + Flow' (Ep. 2)

For the latest episode of Billboard On the Block, special guest Fat Joe breaks down the inspiration behind upcoming album Family Ties (out Dec. 6) and his friendship with frequent collaborators like Dre of production duo Cool & Dre, Lil Wayne and more. The rapper also joins hosts digital editor Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre to speak on The Weeknd's new singles, their favorite rap albums of 2019 and the artists who made debuts this week on the Billboard Hot 100.

39 MIN2019 DEC 4
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Fat Joe Talks 'Family Ties' Possibly Being His Final Album & Judging Netflix's 'Rhythm + Flow' (Ep. 2)

Rapsody Salutes Female Rappers For a Successful Run in 2019 (Ep. 1)

For the debut episode of On the Block with Billboard, Rapsody guest stars, and talks about her latest album Eve, the dominance of female rappers in 2019, and more. Later, she and the hosts speak on Kanye West's Jesus Is King sequel, Meek Mill's top-five favorite rappers, and which artists debuted this week on the Billboard 200.

31 MIN2019 NOV 20
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Rapsody Salutes Female Rappers For a Successful Run in 2019 (Ep. 1)
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Latest Episodes

Big Freedia Reflects on Bounce, Dababy Controversy & More

For the latest episode of On The Block, Big Freedia -- aka New Orleans' Queen of Bounce -- speaks about experimenting with her new, poppier sound on Louder EP (out 3/13) as well as her creative partnership with Kesha. She, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie and Jordyn Rolling also chat about DaBaby's recent fan altercation, Doja Cat's "Say So" climbing the Billboard Hot 100 and how the Coronavirus continues to effect artists.

20 MINMAR 11
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Big Freedia Reflects on Bounce, Dababy Controversy & More

Jadakiss Talks Pop Smoke, Megan Thee Stallion & More

For the latest episode of On The Block, Jadakiss speaks about honoring the late Pop Smoke and his fallen friend IcePick Jay on new album 'Ignatius' (out 3/6) as well as sharing what he's learned about bad business over the years. He, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on Megan Thee Stallion's current contract dispute with her label and why the Lil Zaza vs. North West beef isn't necessary.

19 MINMAR 4
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Jadakiss Talks Pop Smoke, Megan Thee Stallion & More

CHIKA Speaks on Kobe Bryant, Bieber's Sunday Service, & More

EFor episode eight of On The Block, emerging MC CHIKA joins Billboard's Carl Lamarre and Bianca Gracie to touch on Kobe Bryant's memorial, hip-hop's reactions to Zaya Wade's sexual identity and Justin Bieber's recent Sunday Service appearance. Charts expert Trevor Anderson also breaks down Bieber's seventh No. 1 album 'Changes' topping the Billboard 200 and Pop Smoke's resurgence amidst his passing.

21 MINFEB 26
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CHIKA Speaks on Kobe Bryant, Bieber's Sunday Service, & More

Tinashe Reflects on Collaborator Travis Scott's Growth & Her Upcoming 'Songs For You' Tour

For the latest episode of On The Block, Tinashe speaks about her new album 'Songs For You,' experimenting with fashion for her upcoming tour outfits and how she grew into stardom among counterparts like Travis Scott and G-Eazy. She, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on what we want to see from Justin Bieber's 'Changes' album and if Nicki Minaj really plans to turn over a new leaf.

21 MINFEB 12
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Tinashe Reflects on Collaborator Travis Scott's Growth & Her Upcoming 'Songs For You' Tour

Luke James Recalls What He’s Learned From Beyoncé & His New Role on Showtime's 'The Chi'

For the latest episode of On The Block, R&B singer Luke James speaks about his new album ‘To Feel Love/d,’ planning the ultimate Valentine’s Day date and the lessons he learned from Beyoncé while touring with her in 2013. He, along with Billboard's Bianca Gracie, Carl Lamarre and Trevor Anderson also touch on Lil Wayne’s guest appearance on ‘The Masked Singer’ and Drake breaking yet another chart record with his Future collaboration, “Life Is Good.”

26 MINFEB 5
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Luke James Recalls What He’s Learned From Beyoncé & His New Role on Showtime's 'The Chi'

D Smoke Remembers Kobe Bryant & Shares Studio Experiences With Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

For the latest episode of On The Block, Inglewood native D Smoke speaks about his experiences on 'Rhythm & Flow', his brotherly bond with TDE's SiR and his studio sessions with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. He, along with Billboard's Carl Lamarre, Bianca Gracie and Trevor Anderson also touch on Eminem's chart topping project 'Music to Be Murdered By' and Lil Wayne's upcoming 'Funeral' album.

23 MINJAN 29
Comments
D Smoke Remembers Kobe Bryant & Shares Studio Experiences With Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg

Blac Youngsta Discusses Latest Album 'Church on Sunday' & Key Financial Advice

On the newest episode of On The Block with Billboard, special guest Black Youngsta stops by to reveal the stories behind his favorite collaborations on new album Church on Sunday, the sentimental reason why he became an ordained minister and why Memphis is the hottest city for rap music at the moment. The rapper also dishes on his Grammy predictions for the hip-hop and R&B categories alongside co-hosts associate editor Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson, and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre.

24 MINJAN 22
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Blac Youngsta Discusses Latest Album 'Church on Sunday' & Key Financial Advice

MoneyBagg Yo Talks Roc Nation Signing & New Album 'Time Served' (Ep. 3)

For the latest episode of On the Block with Billboard, special guest MoneyBagg Yo talks about his new album 'Time Served,' his chemistry with fellow Memphis rapper Blac Youngsta and the best advice Yo Gotti has ever given him. The "All Dat" lyricist joins show hosts Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson, and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre to speak on Cardi B possibly entering politics, Roddy Ricch's scorching success on the charts, and Beyonce being snubbed by the Oscars.

22 MINJAN 15
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MoneyBagg Yo Talks Roc Nation Signing & New Album 'Time Served' (Ep. 3)

Fat Joe Talks 'Family Ties' Possibly Being His Final Album & Judging Netflix's 'Rhythm + Flow' (Ep. 2)

For the latest episode of Billboard On the Block, special guest Fat Joe breaks down the inspiration behind upcoming album Family Ties (out Dec. 6) and his friendship with frequent collaborators like Dre of production duo Cool & Dre, Lil Wayne and more. The rapper also joins hosts digital editor Bianca Gracie, R&B/hip-hop charts expert Trevor Anderson and hip-hop editor Carl Lamarre to speak on The Weeknd's new singles, their favorite rap albums of 2019 and the artists who made debuts this week on the Billboard Hot 100.

39 MIN2019 DEC 4
Comments
Fat Joe Talks 'Family Ties' Possibly Being His Final Album & Judging Netflix's 'Rhythm + Flow' (Ep. 2)

Rapsody Salutes Female Rappers For a Successful Run in 2019 (Ep. 1)

For the debut episode of On the Block with Billboard, Rapsody guest stars, and talks about her latest album Eve, the dominance of female rappers in 2019, and more. Later, she and the hosts speak on Kanye West's Jesus Is King sequel, Meek Mill's top-five favorite rappers, and which artists debuted this week on the Billboard 200.

31 MIN2019 NOV 20
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Rapsody Salutes Female Rappers For a Successful Run in 2019 (Ep. 1)
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