• Justin Timberlake Responds to Kanye West's Big MTV VMAs Diss

    Looks like Justin Timberlake is changing his tune about Kanye West. The 38-year-old "All Day" rapper called out the "Mirrors" singer during his epic acceptance speech for his Video Vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, when he recounted a past experience at the GRAMMYs. "The…

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  • The Weeknd & Fifth Harmony Hit Chart Highs on Social 50

    Plus: Fifth Harmony reaches the top five for the first time

    Billboard
  • Epic Doug The Pug Music Video Compilation Is Giving Us Lyfe

    This is proof that every music video ever needs Doug the Pug. The compilation features the adorable social media star in everything from Katy Perry's "California Gurls" to Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." While we've seen Doug's videos before, watching them all together has reaffirmed…

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  • Track of the Day: 'Here Come tha Police'

    If you weren’t living in Minneapolis in 2007, chances are good you never heard this song, from the local band Vicious Vicious. I was lucky enough to be an arts-and-entertainment editor in the Twin Cities at the time, and this song (along with the album that featured it) was a favorite of our local…

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  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Aug 21, to Thursday, Aug. 27, via Facebook, ...

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  • Audiocassettes are making a comeback

    They probably owe a lot to hipsters.

    Fortune
  • Master composers used to handwrite their music. Some were complete slobs.

    Today, the treble clef appears printed on composers' notepaper or preloaded on computers. In the past, even the greatest musical geniuses often had to write out the treble clef themselves. Musical geniuses ... trying to draw a treble clef.

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  • Skylar Spence Premieres New Single 'I Can't Be Your Superman': Exclusive

    Skylar Spence debuts his new single "I Can't Be Your Superman" in anticipation of his debut album 'Prom King.'

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  • Borns Prepares for October Album Release Following Amex AIR Concert

    Garrett Borns, who performs under the name Børns, grew up in Michigan surrounded by the arts. As a teenager he studied visual artists and filmmaking, but soon discovered that music was his true passion.

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  • See It First: Decker. Debuts Dramatic Video for ‘Patsy’

    Sedona, AZ-based Brandon Decker is the songwriting troubadour at the core of the folk ensemble decker., having offered up a new album, Patsy, full of soulful narrative earlier this year. His live show is ever-changing, as he tours with a rotating band of four to eight musicians, delighting…

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  • The Politics Of N.W.A. And Hip Hop Feminism

    "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic of hip-hop group N.W.A., seems to have struck a nerve amid a steady stream of highly publicized police violence toward black men. The film frames the group as political artists who verbalized an experience that had yet to be articulated; Ice Cube has called…

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  • OZY Presents: Powerdove

    An ethereal, on-the-fly street performance by avant-garde artist Annie Lewandowski, aka Powerdove.

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  • Los Lobos Return With New Track 'Made to Break Your Heart' From First New Album in Five Years: Exclusive Song Premiere

    The members of Los Lobos admit that going into the studio with nothing other than some basic ideas -- as they've tended to make their albums in recent years -- can be a bit nerve-wracking. "At first you don't know if it's gonna roll," the group's David Hidalgo tells Billboard. "So far it's…

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    ROYAL EMPRESS

    Music video by Ras Cleva performing ROYAL EMPRESS. 2015 YOUTHBLACKFAITH

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  • White House Reacts to Kanye West's 2020 Presidential Bid

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest jokingly reacted to a possible Kanye West Wing. The 38-year-old rapper announced at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, upon accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, that he plans to run for president in 2020. While speaking to reporters aboard…

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  • Globe Hall Will Bring Barbecue and Live Music to Globeville

    Globe Hall, brainchild of Texas native Jeff Cornelius, has taken over a space that was most recently home to the Sidewinder Tavern. Part of the coming attraction's new space is a building named St. Jacob's Lodge Hall, which served as a meeting hall to the Slovenian and Croatian communities. Globe…

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  • Forget the Words... Listen to the Beat

    I recently stumbled on an old Peter Tosh song named "Stepping Razor." The single was from the album "Wanted Dread & Alive." While listening to the lyrics and the rhythm of the song I began to reminisce about the emotion and passion of this particular song. This song created a sense of empowerment…

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