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Rick Ross Salutes Prodigy & Chester Bennington At Billboard Hot 100 Fest

Rick Ross headlined the Sun Stage last night (8/19), capping off a day-long party of genre-hopping hysteria on Billboard Hot 100 Festival’s second-biggest stage. Ross…
Chris Payne / Billboard | August 20, 2017 - 12:45 pm

Morrissey Shares Eulogy For Dick Gregory

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died this weekend and Morrissey has shared a eulogy for the late figure via his nephew's Facebook page
James Rettig | August 20, 2017 - 12:02 pm

40 Years Ago Today NASA Sent A Mixtape To Aliens

Forty years ago today, NASA launched the space probe Voyager 2 -- it's currently a little less than 11 billion miles away from Earth --…
James Rettig | August 20, 2017 - 9:32 am

Gucci Mane Mixes Old Hits & New At Billboard Hot 100 Festival

Gucci Mane hit the main stage just after 6 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 19) at the Billboard Hot 100 Festival riding off a DJ set that…
Dan Rys / Billboard | August 19, 2017 - 7:37 pm

Trent Reznor Details His Vietnam War Score

Back in January, it was announced that Nine Inch Nails collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross would be scoring the upcoming 10-part, 18-hour Ken Burns…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Trump Will Skip Kennedy Center Honors After Lionel Richie And Other Honorees Threaten Boycott

Since its inception in 1978, the annual Kennedy Center Honors has celebrated the "extraordinary careers of five artists whose talent and ingenuity have enriched and…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 1:10 pm

St. Vincent Discusses New Songs And Whether They’re About Cara Delevigne

We now know the names of six songs on St. Vincent's upcoming, still yet-untitled fifth studio LP. In an interview with the Guardian, Annie Clark…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 12:01 pm

James Murphy Shares Note On American Dream: “It’s The Best I’ve Felt About An LCD LP Ever”

We're officially just two weeks out from the release of LCD Soundsystem's long-awaited reunion album American Dream, and James Murphy has taken to Facebook to…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 11:32 am

Father John Misty Says Goodbye To Chuck E. Cheese’s Animatronic House Bands

The latest antics from our merry media-meister Father John Misty probably won't dispel our bitter Twitter-miser Ryan Adams' opinion of him as "the most self-important
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 11:02 am

JAY-Z Addresses Clashes With Kanye And Solange, Controversy Over His “Jewish People” Lyric

JAY-Z's been unpacking his latest album 4:44 over the past few weeks on his TIDAL video series Footnotes. But if a tree falls in the…
Pranav Trewn | August 19, 2017 - 10:35 am

Ryan Adams Calls Father John Misty “The Most Self-Important Asshole On Earth”

Ryan Adams is on one! Last month, Adams hilariously roasted the shit out of the Strokes on Twitter. And now he's moving on to some…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2017 - 7:23 am

Kanye West & Kid Cudi’s Japan Trip Is Reportedly For A Surprise Recording Project

Earlier this year, we were seeing reports that Kanye West, recovering from public breakdowns and hospitalization, was working on music in a remote Wyoming cabin.
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2017 - 3:53 pm

Future Cancels Charlottesville Concert Out Of Respect For Terrorism Victims

On Saturday night, Future and Lil Yachty were set to perform at Charlottesville's John Paul Jones Arena, a welcome-week concert for the students who are…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2017 - 3:29 pm

Bob Dylan Shares A Christmas Story By Roland Janes

This coming Sunday, 8/20, would be the 84th birthday of rockabilly guitarist and producer Roland Janes, who passed away in late 2013. In his honor,…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Joe Scarborough Says His New EP Was Influenced By Weezer And M83

Joe Scarborough, in addition to being a former Republican congressman and superficially anti-Trump talking head, is also a musician. Like fellow titans of rock Bon…
Andy Cush / Spin | August 18, 2017 - 12:30 pm
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