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Chance The Rapper Apologizes To Dr. Dre For Label Joke

For his Be Encouraged tour, Chance The Rapper -- a noted, Grammy-winning independent artist -- took aim at major labels with LED content at each…
Adelle Platon / Billboard | June 22, 2017 - 1:08 pm

Eric B. & Rakim Reuniting At The Apollo On Paid In Full’s 30th Anniversary

Legendary hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim are getting back together for "one night only" on the 30th anniversary of their 1987 classic Paid In
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm

New St. Vincent Single “New York” Reportedly Out Next Friday

St. Vincent just announced her Fear The Future Tour for this fall, which means we'll probably get to hear the new album she's been working
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 10:54 am

The Apples In Stereo’s Robert Schneider Working On Unfinished Olivia Tremor Control Recordings

Elephant Six associate and the Apples In Stereo's frontman Robert Schneider is working on unfinished the Olivia Tremor Control recordings. The songwriter and producer broke…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 22, 2017 - 10:54 am

Hear Robin Pecknold Break Down Fleet Foxes’ “Mearcstapa” On Song Exploder

Fleet Foxes are the latest band to get the Song Exploder treatment. Robin Pecknold is the guest on the podcast's most recent episode, and he…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 10:46 am

Paul McCartney Describes Recording “FourFive Seconds” With Kanye & Rihanna

As he announced his first tour Down Under in 24 years, Paul McCartney chatted with comic Tim Minchin for a Facebook Live session Wednesday, which…
Steve Marinucci/Billboard | June 22, 2017 - 10:37 am

Spotify Pulls Ad Calling Justin Bieber “Latin King”

Bad PR week for Spotify! First we learned the streaming service was testing an unmarked sponsored songs unit that basically amounts to payola. And now…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 9:42 am

Radiohead Dedicate OK Computer Reissue To Thom Yorke’s Late Partner

Radiohead are about to release OKNOTOK 1997-2017, a new 20th anniversary reissue of their 1997 classic OK Computer. And, as one fan who snagged an…
Peter Helman | June 21, 2017 - 10:04 pm

Bono Meets With Paul Ryan, Signs Get-Well Card For Wounded Congressman

Bono paid a visit to Capitol Hill on Wednesday (June 21) to give his best wishes to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was injured…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | June 21, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Lana Del Rey Invites You To Celebrate “Her Fucking Birthday” In LA

Lana Del Rey turns 31 years old today, and tomorrow she'll celebrate the occasion with a birthday party at the Los Angeles outpost of trendy…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2017 - 4:39 pm

Bluegrass Legend Bill Monroe’s Name And Likeness Is For Sale Along With His House And Unreleased Albums

Bill Monroe is credited with the creation of Bluegrass Music, and that distinction has earned him inductions into both the Country Music and Rock and…
Chuck Dauphin / Billboard | June 21, 2017 - 2:45 pm

A Noise Band’s Cassette Briefly Shut Down A New Zealand City Because Cops Thought It Was A Bomb

On Friday, the New Zealand city of Dunedin shut down and evacuated much of its central business district over what was believed to be a…
Andy Cush / Spin | June 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Owl City Finally Explains His Bizarre “Fireflies” Lyric, In Great Detail

Way back in 2009, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and fireflies were able to embrace humans without squishing themselves, Adam Young from Owl City released…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 21, 2017 - 11:57 am

Andy Samberg And Future Islands Talk “Dick In A Box,” Joanna Newsom, & Becoming A Meme

Actor, comedian, and Lonely Island member Andy Samberg interviewed Future Islands for a new Magnet cover story. In the intro, Samberg says that he first…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 21, 2017 - 11:23 am

Turnover Part Ways With Guitarist Over Emotional Abuse Allegations

The Virginia Beach band Turnover has announced that guitarist Eric Soucy has left the band for the foreseeable future in light of emotional abuse allegations…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 21, 2017 - 10:55 am
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