2013 Summer Music Photos | Yahoo! Music

  • What Hip-Hop Taught Me About Feminism

    I will never forget the first time that I saw the video for the TLC's "Creep." Those melodic trumpets juxtaposed against that sick hip-hop beat were a version of cool that was hard to ignore. I was used to teen pop stars who peddled mixed messages about sex and power, like the famously virginal…

    Racked
  • Viv Richards releases 'Smokin Joe' song

    Cricket great Viv Richards has released a single with the drummer of Australian band INXS Jon Farriss, with "Smokin' Joe" featuring his deep tones that have been likened to Barry White. The tune was "a fun soul-infused song" which British television personality and cricket fan Piers Morgan tweeted…

    AFP
  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 2 via Facebook, ...

    Associated Press
  • Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum, Jason Isbell Team for 'Skyville Live'

    Kris Kristofferson, Lady Antebellum and Jason Isbell are set to perform April 7th on the next edition of Skyville Live, which will stream exclusively online at SkyvilleLive.com. The innovative concert series debuted in January with a special show featuring Martina McBride, Gladys Knight and British…

    Rolling Stone
  • Film Clip: 'The Wrecking Crew'

    Watch a clip from the documentary "The Wrecking Crew." Photo: Magnolia Pictures

    MarketWatch
  • Watch GZA, Tom Morello Bring Hip-Hop Anthem to 'Fallon'

    GZA and Tom Morello hit up The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night for the live debut of their one-off collaboration "The Mexican," the Wu-Tang Clan rapper's cover of Babe Ruth's 1972 single (the British rock band, not the New York Yankee). For this rendition of the flamenco-flavored,…

    Rolling Stone
  • Ben & Jerry's Could One Day Sell Weed-Infused Ice Cream

    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield — better known as the ice cream wizards behind Ben & Jerry's — are open to the idea of a weed-infused flavor. The duo recently sat down with HuffPo Live and revealed that they have had "previous experience with substances" and are big fans of marijuana legalization.…

    Eater
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    11 Musicians Known for Their Politics (11 photos)

    On Saturday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. PT/9:30 p.m. ET, Yahoo Live will live stream Gang of Four's concert from Irving Plaza in New York City. Tune in HERE to watch! Music has long been used to make a political point. Names like Fela, Victor Jara, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, and…

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  • How One YouTube Star Has Mastered the One-Take Music Video

    Artist, producer, and filmmaker Kurt Hugo Schneider combined his music and filmmaking skills to get "Huge on The Tube" (#HOTT). He crafted an epic one-take Bruno Mars medley starring Max Schneider and Victoria Justice. Eighteen million views and almost 30,000 comments later, Kurt gives a…

    Huffington Post
  • CMA Music Festival 2015 Announces Headliners

    Every summer, the CMA Music Festival takes over the clubs, conference halls and NFL football stadiums of downtown Nashville. It's like country music's own version of South by Southwest, with less BBQ buffets and more pedal steel guitar rigs.  Some of the best moments occur during the off-hours,…

    Rolling Stone
  • Noel Gallagher Is Pretty Sure No One Besides Taylor Swift's Parents Thinks She's Talented

    Oasis alum and notoriously opinionated Brit Noel Gallagher dissed Taylor Swift in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, saying he doesn't think anyone besides her parents thinks she's talented

    Us Weekly
  • Remi's 'Raw X Infinity' Wins the Australian Music Prize

    The 23-year-old hip-hop artist's album Raw X Infinity was declared the winner at a ceremony in Sydney on Wednesday

    Billboard
  • 'Blurred Lines' Trial: Pharrell Says Marvin Gaye Never Came Into His Head in the Studio

    Pharrell Williams testified in a single phrase to what he thinks "Blurred Lines" shares with the Marvin Gaye song it's said to copy: "Feel. Not infringement."

    Billboard
  • Striking Matches: From 'Nashville' Favorites to Debut Album

    Consider yourself forewarned: Early on the morning of March 24, you might be woken up in Nashville by the sound of screaming down Music Row. Striking Matches will be releasing Nothing but the Silence, their debut album, that day, and the duo's Justin Davis tells Billboard that they want to share…

    Billboard
  • Sleater-Kinney and 2.5 Wave Feminism

    Last night, I saw my first riot grrrl concert when Sleater-Kinney took the stage in Pittsburgh for the first time in 19 years.The show was sold-out. It was good. My ears hurt. I recognized about half the songs after marathon listening sessions in the prior weeks. I didn't care when I didn't…

    Huffington Post
  • Bjork museum retrospective tests boundaries of music

    In one of its most complex and ambitious exhibitions, the Museum of Modern Art has designed a career retrospective on Bjork that probes the question -- just how does one put music on a wall? The highlight of the two-floor retrospective, which opens to the public Sunday and runs until June 7, is a…

    AFP
  • Rock Band 4 Coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

    It's time to get the band back together. After a few years of hiatus, Harmonix announced Thursday morning it will bring the next iteration of its popular music-making franchise, Rock Band 4 , to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by the end of the year. Rock Band 4 will bring some improvements to the…

    Wochit
  • Learn to Grill Steak From Illustrious Rapper Bun B

    The Houston rapper displays his grilling prowess at the rodeo cook-off.

    Eater Houston