• Dr. Dre ready with 'final' album after 16 years

    Rap mogul Dr. Dre will release his first album in nearly 16 years to accompany a film on his former band N.W.A. and hinted the record would be his last. Dr. Dre -- who has become one of music's richest businesspeople and works with Apple -- said the album would come out on August 7, a week before…

    AFP
  • British TV personality Cilla Black dies aged 72

    British television personality and singer Cilla Black, whose instantly recognizable Liverpool 'scouse' accent won over generations of music fans and television viewers, died in Spain aged 72, Spanish police said on Sunday. Police in Malaga said Priscilla White, her real name, had died in Estapona…

    Reuters
  • Review: Migos' Young Rich Nation is a safe, but satisfying major label debut

    Whatever you may think about the rambunctious rappers from Atlanta, Migos have certainly placed their stamp on the rap game. Takeoff, Quavo, and Offset have influenced countless rappers with the "Migos Flow." Everyone from Drake to Kanye West, to Rick Ross have emulated their cadence, quickly…

    The Verge
  • How to Find a Local Show: 6 Bits of Advice

    It can be easy to miss out on a thriving local music scene if you don't know where to look.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Kaskade Enjoys Emotional Homecoming at Lollapalooza 2015

    Kaskade's closing set at Lollapalooza on Friday (July 31) held special meaning for the Northbrook native.

    Billboard
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  • WWE is charged up over Meek Mill using Undertaker's theme song

    All you really need to know is Meek Mill finally put out a response Thursday night which sampled the Undertaker's famous entrance music, and the WWE is not happy. Wale wasn't sued for that one, so maybe the WWE is more upset about how bad the song is than that it used the Undertaker's music.

    SB Nation
  • Why You’ll Hear New Songs on Apple Music First

    We're starting to get a handle on how Apple Music will be different from other streaming services, and premieres are going to be a big part of Apple's strategy.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    Tell It To My Heart

    Music video by Taylor Dayne performing Tell It To My Heart. (C) 2002 Arista Records Inc.

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  • Haley & Michaels on What It Takes to Be a Country Duo: 'Strong Chemistry' in Vocals & Marriage

    There's a definite buzz in the industry around Haley & Michaels. Just this week, their music was named to "Hoda's Playlist" on the Today show, which resulted in a sales bump of close to 2,000 copies in one day.

    Billboard
  • Here's What The Inspirations For 7 Love Songs Actually Look Like

    If you've ever been listening to a song and subsequently wondered what Sharona or Mr. Jones or Delilah actually looked like, this is for you. 1. "Layla," written by Eric Clapton = Pattie Boyd, George Harrison's wife at the time. She also inspired The Beatles' "Something.""I wasn't so happy when…

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  • Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge inks new five-year contract

    Universal Music Group Chairman and Chief Executive Lucian Grainge is set to lead the world's largest record label for at least five more years as the industry's shift to digital streaming accelerates.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Why do Apple Music's own curated playlists have songs that no one can play?

    There’s no doubt that Apple Music arrived in the world not quite ready for prime time — the UI is far more confusing than I’d have hoped for, there’s a host of weird bugs, and it’s reliant on iTunes for desktop listening. Spotify has been doing this for a while, and Spotify’s playlists are often…

    The Verge
  • 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper Dead at 61: His Best Music Moments

    Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper reportedly died from cardiac arrest in his sleep Thursday night at his Los Angeles home. He was 61. As our own tribute to one of wrestling's biggest personalities, here are Piper's top three musical moments.

    Billboard
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    Gigolo

    Music video by Nick Cannon performing Gigolo. (C) 2003 Zomba Recording LLC

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  • Lollapalooza: This Is How James Bay Decided on His Signature Look

    After his performance at Lollapalooza on Friday, we chatted with the English crooner about his onstage presence and affinity for hats.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • This week's most important songs: Disclosure, Prince, and more

    Bow down, readers: the queen Carly Slay Jepsen is roaring back to life. Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij co-wrote and produced "Warm Blood," the latest in a series of great singles cut from Jepsen's upcoming Emotion.

    The Verge
  • "Rose Garden" Singer Lynn Anderson Dies at 67

    This article, "Rose Garden" Singer Lynn Anderson Dies at 67, originally appeared on TVGuide.com. Lynn Anderson, the country singer behind "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," died on Thursday, Us Weekly reports. According to her rep, Anderson passed away from cardiac arrest at Vanderbilt…

    TV Guide
  • Watch Kendrick Lamar as Uncle Sam in his 'For Free? (Interlude)' music video

    Kendrick Lamar has already given us three music videos for songs off his critically acclaimed sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly, including the tremendous treatment for "Alright," which should pull in a VMA Award if there's any justice in the world. Featuring a choir, a full band, and a rapidly…

    The Verge