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  • Azealia Banks Goes After "Lemonade" and Calls Beyoncé a "Thief"

    "She's a poacher. She's a thief. Sisters don't steal, sisters share.​"​ From Cosmopolitan

    Cosmopolitan
  • Watch D’Angelo’s Devastating Prince Tribute On The Tonight Show

    We've seen a whole lot of Prince tributes since the man passed away last week. We'll see plenty more. I don't know if we'll see a better one than this. A few Prince songs have taken on an extra totemic power since we lost the man, none more so than "Sometimes It Snows In April,"

    Stereogum
  • N.W.A's Coachella Reunion 'Felt Like Old Times,' MC Ren Says

    This past weekend, N.W.A 's four surviving members made music together for the first time since 1989 at Coachella. "It was dope, man," MC Ren tells Rolling Stone . "We had fun. It felt like old times. It's been a long, long stretch." Although Ice Cube, Ren and Dr. Dre had toured...

    Rolling Stone
  • Body of rumba king Papa Wemba returns to DR Congo

    The body of Congolese "rumba king" Papa Wemba arrived home in Kinshasa on Thursday, greeted by dignitaries, relatives and a huge crowd of distraught fans. The white coffin draped in the Democratic Republic of Congo flag was received by Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo and parliament speaker…

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    Grammy-winner, Stevie Nicks, makes Broadway debut in surprise performance at `School of Rock- The Musical`

    The Queen of Rock & Roll hit the stage with the kid musicians in the hit Broadway musical `School of Rock`

    Tribune
  • 10 Things We Learned From Iggy Pop and Josh Homme's Grammy Museum Talk

    "I'm always ready to take a risk. I don't work in a bank,"  Josh Homme said of Post Pop Depression , his new album with Iggy Pop , during a talk between the two collaborators Wednesday night at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. "I'm here to take a leap...

    Rolling Stone
  • Jayhawks ride rocky path to reformation

    NEW YORK (AP) — To a certain extent, singer-songwriter Gary Louris is fighting against history by reforming the Jayhawks.

    Associated Press
  • Shirley Manson on Garbage's 'Adult' New LP, Why Music Industry Scares Her

    When Garbage  reunited in 2012 following a seven-year hiatus, the band returned with new outlook on how to make music together. They released  Not Your Kind of People only to return home and immediately begin working on its follow-up. After a slight delay due to drummer Butch Vig's work with the…

    Rolling Stone
  • Drake, Chance, and the Death of the Album Cycle

    The pop titan and the indie prince have a lot more in common than you might think. The post Drake, Chance, and the Death of the Album Cycle appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

    Pigeons & Planes
  • Song Premiere: Hear ‘Voice’ Champ Sawyer Fredericks’s ‘4 Pockets’ Here First

    Sawyer Fredericks have been patiently (or maybe not so patiently) waiting for a full-length album from the 17-year-old singer-songwriter every since he won The Voice Season 8 almost a year ago. Now he’s finally releasing A Good Storm via Republic Records on May 13, and Yahoo Music’s Reality Rocks…

    Lyndsey Parker
  • ASCAP Annual Pop Music Awards honor industry stars

    The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) 33rd Annual Pop Music Awards honored some of the best in the industry on Wednesday evening, and crowned Max Martin "Songwriter Of The Year" for a record ninth time. The coup saw Martin, who co-penned nine ASCAP pop hits this year,…

    AFP Relax News
  • Dan Auerbach, Maren Morris Join Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam

    Now a fixture during Nashville's CMA Music Festival, Marty Stuart's annual Late Night Jam retains some of the down home ethos that was an essential part of the week's experience when it was known as Fan Fair. The 2016 installment, scheduled for June 8th  at the Ryman Auditorium, will...

    Rolling Stone
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    David Bowie: Iconic

    David Bowie gained fame in the late 60s with the smash hit "Space Oddity." His rise to stardom was gradual but inevitable. His passion for music has allowed him to sell over 140 million albums worldwide. In 1996, he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This is the true story of how a…

    Internet Video Archive
  • Mana To Perform at White House on Cinco de Mayo

    Mexican rock superstars Maná will perform at the White House on May 5, at the presidential 5 de Mayo celebration.

    Billboard
  • Kanye West Uses Aziz Ansari Spoof as Official Music Video for "Famous"

    Ansari and 'Master of None' co-star Eric Wareheim's culinary/dance tour of Rome gets Yeezy's seal of approval.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Updated: Kesha To Release New Song On Friday

    Update: Kesha fans rejoice: The singer will be releasing new music, Dr. Luke-free, for the first time in years. “True Colors” is a collaboration between Kesha and EDM superproducer Zedd. Kesha and Zedd jointly announced the single’s Friday release date in a series of posts to both Twitter and…

    Refinery 29 UK
  • Blink-182 – “Bored To Death”

    I spent most of Blink-182's initial run hating the fuck out of Blink-182, thinking they were hacky NOFX ripoffs who got lucky. Some time later, I figured something out that I probably should've known off the rip: They're one of the greatest singles bands of the past 20 years, a superbly…

    Stereogum
  • Hear Danger Mouse's Dizzying Remix of Gnarls Barkley's 'Crazy'

    This week marks the 10th anniversary of Gnarls Barkley 's St. Elsewhere , and to celebrate Danger Mouse – the production half of the duo he formed with Cee Lo Green – has been uploading photos and other artifacts of the era. Today, the producer born Brian Burton unearthed his "rejected"...

    Rolling Stone