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Jay Electronica Says He Hasn’t Made An Album Because Albums Are A “False Concept”

Jay Electronica has never released a full-length album because according to him, albums are a "false concept." The New Orleans MC told Billboard the following…

Hear Marc Maron Interview Norah Jones On His WTF Podcast

How long do you think it's going to be before Marc Maron interviews a rapper? The comedian and podcaster has been interviewing more and more…
Tom Breihan | 10:06 am

Sinead O’Connor Apologizes For Claiming Arsenio Hall Was Prince’s Drug Dealer

In the wake of Prince's death last year, Sinead O'Connor went on a long Facebook rant accusing Arsenio Hall of fueling the Purple One's drug…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2017 - 9:15 pm

Grace Slick Licensed A Starship Hit To Chick-Fil-A So She Could Donate The Fee To LGBTQ Charity

Starship's 1987 song "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" was used in a Chick-fil-A ad that aired during the Grammys, and Jefferson Airplane and Starship singer…
James Rettig | February 22, 2017 - 4:25 pm

Lauryn Hill Is A Grandma Now

Lauryn Hill was 22 when she and her boyfriend Rohan Marley -- the son of Bob Marley and a former Miami Hurricanes linebacker -- welcomed…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 12:26 pm

Jay Z To Become First Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Jay Z will be the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. The New York-based institution announced their Class Of 2017 today,…
James Rettig | February 22, 2017 - 11:48 am

Migos Reportedly Beat Up Sean Kingston In Argument Over Soulja Boy

Migos have been rap stars for nearly four years, and they've got the #1 song in the country right now, but they are not acting…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 9:09 am

Modern Baseball Cancel Upcoming Tour Dates, Festival Appearances

Modern Baseball's Jake Ewald took to Facebook today to announce that the band has cancelled their upcoming US tour in addition to any planned festival…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 21, 2017 - 4:54 pm

Does Future Have A Second New Album Ready To Drop This Friday?

Future has long been one of rap's most prolific forces; he usually releases several full-length bodies of work each year, and he famously banged out…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2017 - 2:01 pm

No, Chris Brown Is Not Really Going To Box Soulja Boy On Pay-Per-View

At the beginning of the year, Soulja Boy liked an Instagram photo of Karreuche Tran, Chris Brown's on-and-off girlfriend. Chris Brown did not appreciate this.
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 10:11 am

Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Recorded Music Together For First Time In Seven Years

Surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have collaborated on a new studio recording for the first time in seven years. Starr shared photos of…
James Rettig | February 20, 2017 - 11:51 am

Roots Picnic 2017 Lineup

After bringing their Roots Picnic festival to New York last fall, the Roots are returning to their old Philadelphia stomping grounds for the annual summer…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2017 - 11:04 am

Kurt Cobain Would Have Been 50 Today, Frances Bean Shares Handwritten Note To Him

Today would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, and his daughter Frances Bean Cobain has shared a short note in tribute to her late father.
James Rettig | February 20, 2017 - 10:42 am

Jello Biafra Turns Down Offer To Reunite With Dead Kennedys At Riot Fest

Last year, the organizers of Riot Fest pulled off the impossible, getting former Misfits bandmates and longtime adversaries Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only to reunite,…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2017 - 9:32 am

Future Samples Arcade Fire On “Might As Well”

One of the tracks on Future's new self-titled album samples Arcade Fire. As the ArcadeFireTube fan page points out, "Might As Well" uses a sample…
Peter Helman | February 19, 2017 - 5:49 pm
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