• Taylor Swift's Brother Throws Out His Yeezy Sneakers After Kanye Calls Her Out in New Rap

    Safe to say Austin Swift and Taylor's pal Gigi Hadid are not fans of Kanye's new track.

    ETonline
  • Pharma Exec Martin Shkreli Offers $10 Million to Keep Kanye West’s New Album From You

    Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive who drew widespread wrath for hiking up the price of HIV medications, is offering $10 million to West to become the sole owner of the album. In a letter to West posted on Shkreli’s Twitter account on Thursday, the pharmaceutical executive wrote, “I am writing…

    The Wrap
  • Janet Jackson Steps Out for First Time Since Surgery, Preps for Tour Return

    Janet Jackson was seen in public on Wednesday for the first time since her surgery.

    ETonline
  • Song Premiere: Surf Gvng Call for Change on ‘Sam Cooke’

    More than 40 years after late heralded soul singer Sam Cooke sang the hopeful “A Change Is Gonna Come,” Miami hip hop duo Surf Gvng (pronounced gang) offers their own perspective on the current state of race relations in America. On the Black history-themed message that premieres exclusively on…

    Billy Johnson Jr.
  • RJD2 Drops Ebullient Instrumental 'The Sheboygan Left'

    Philadelphia hip-hop producer RJD2 has released a glimmering, ebullient new single, "The Sheboygan Left," set to appear on his upcoming album, Dame Fortune . The mostly instrumental cut opens with a funky, guttural groove that builds to a angelic chorus of synth stabs, wordless vocals and…

    Rolling Stone
  • Flashback: Kiss Play Their Final Classic-Lineup Show

    Kiss' 2000 farewell tour was winding down when drummer Peter Criss got some news that absolutely shook his world: Guitarist Ace Frehley was getting paid $50,000 a show – a full $10,000 more than Criss' own salary. "It was the most devastating blow of my professional life," Criss writes in...

    Rolling Stone
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    Pokey Song - Will Sprott

    Who's going to pass on something called "Pokey Song"? Nobody that's who. If you pressed play then you're one of the wise ones. Will Sprott's massive talent is illuminated here when he uses "hanky panky", "okey dokey", and "hokey pokey" in the same song and it actually works. As ridiculous as this…

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  • Eagles of Death Metal schedules first concert since Paris massacre

    Eagles of Death Metal, the band on stage during the deadliest of the Islamic State attacks in Paris in November last year, has scheduled its first concert since the massacre. The concert is set for Stockholm on Feb. 13, according to the American rock band's website. It had canceled all its…

    Reuters
  • Song Premiere: Ryan Beaver Debuts ‘Fast’

    Texas native Ryan Beaver began his musical career while still attending college in the Lone Star State, eventually bringing his country chops to Nashville and gaining a solid fan base for his music. Beaver is also poised to release his latest record, Rx, on May 6. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to…

    Wendy Geller
  • Country Music Returns to Grammys After Years Away

    Country music has not had an album or song nominated in the top 3 categories at the Grammys since 2011, but the genre is returning in strong form after sometime, thanks to Chris Stapleton's overall success and Little Big Town's megahit, "Girl Crush."

    ABC News
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    5 Cocktails Inspired By Your Favorite Songs (5 photos)

    Taylor Swift isn't the only one getting drunk on jealousy.

    Elle Decor
  • Listen to BJ the Chicago Kid’s Debut Album, ‘In My Mind’

    The album features Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar among others. The post Listen to BJ the Chicago Kid’s Debut Album, ‘In My Mind’ appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

    Pigeons & Planes
  • Los Angeles Police Department – “Hard”

    The beguilingly insular music that Ryan Pollie makes as Los Angeles Police Department led us to name him a Band To Watch based on the strength of his 2014 debut, and now LAPD have returned with their first new song in a good while: "Hard" finds Pollie admitting that he "find[s] it hard to be…

    Stereogum
  • Stream Prins Thomas Principe Del Norte

    If you recognize the name of the Norwegian producer Prins Thomas, it's probably because of his work with space-disco master Hans-Peter Lindstrøm. And Thomas' own music definitely tends toward the space-disco, as well. But on his new solo album Principe Del Norte, Thomas goes all the way in on the…

    Stereogum
  • Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – “Astonished Man”

    Thao Nguyen has been putting out consistently great off-kilter rock with her the Get Down Stay Down band for over a decade now. Her latest release is A Man Alive, which was produced by tUnE-yArDs' Merrill Garbus. We heard lead single "Nobody Dies" last year, and today she's following that up with…

    Stereogum
  • Sturgill Simpson Records Fired-Up ‘Sugar Daddy’ as Theme for HBO’s ‘Vinyl’

    Outlaw country rocker Sturgill Simpson has unveiled "Sugar Daddy," the stomping Southern-rock theme song to HBO's new show Vinyl. The Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger-produced drama about the cutthroat New York record industry in the '70s debuts this Sunday, February 14. "Sugar Daddy" is the first…

    Spin
  • Vevo’s new apps for Apple TV and Android offer a more customized, personal experience

    While many people likely know Vevo from seeing its branded channels and videos on YouTube, the company is working hard to establish itself as an entity separate from YouTube. To that end, today the company announced new apps for the Apple TV and Android. The new Apple TV app is native for tvOS, and…

    Digital Trends
  • Run-DMC on Receiving Rap's First Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

    When Run-D.M.C. said they "crash through walls, cut through floors, bust through ceilings and knock down doors," it was no idle boast. They were the first rap group to do almost everything — to be certified gold, to be certified platinum, to have a Top 10 single, to cover Rolling...

    Rolling Stone