Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Rapper Saves Motorist In Diabetic Shock

By Tom Breihan / May 20, 2015 - 9:06 am

Over the weekend, Layzie Bone, of the great Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, was on his way to a show in Riverton, Wyoming, the sort of tidbit that makes me wish I knew more about Wyoming’s rap scene. On the road, he saw a driver swerve erratically and spin out. On the side of the… More »

Watch Bob Dylan’s Willfully Strange Performance On David Letterman’s Penultimate Show

By Tom Breihan / May 20, 2015 - 8:40 am

David Letterman’s last-ever Late Show will air tonight. But if Letterman somehow doesn’t make it to work today, last night’s show was a pretty good one to go out on. The episode had appearances from a couple of American legends who also happen to be perverse old kooks. Bill Murray, maybe Letterman’s favorite guest ever,… More »

A$AP Rocky – “LSD” Video

By James Rettig / May 19, 2015 - 10:30 pm

A$AP Rocky has shared another track from his upcoming sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP. Lil B was the first one to share the song. This is the second track we’ve heard from the record in the past few weeks, following the following the Miguel/Mark Ronson/Rod Stewart team-up “Everyday.” The new track is called “LSD,” and it’s a… More »

Watch Killer Mike On Snoop Dogg’s GGN Program

By James Rettig / May 19, 2015 - 7:31 pm

Did you know Snoop Dogg has his own online weekly talk show? I didn’t! But he does — it’s called GGN (Double G News), and he just brought Killer Mike on the show to smoke some weed and chat. They run through a bunch of topics together: how Killer Mike got started, the formation of… More »

Kanye West Releases Statement About Billboard Awards Censorship

By James Rettig / May 19, 2015 - 6:59 pm

Kanye West’s night-closing Billboard Music Awards performance on Sunday was heavily censored for everyone watching along at home, as he performed “All Day” and “Black Skinhead” with long periods of silence breaking up each of them. The next day, TMZ reported that Kanye didn’t do a dress rehearsal, and a source was quoted as saying:… More »

Pete Townshend – “Guantanamo”

By James Rettig / May 19, 2015 - 6:31 pm

Pete Townshend turns 70 today — happy birthday, Pete! — and the Who member celebrated by putting out “Guantanamo,” a politically minded track that serves as one of two new songs featured on the upcoming solo best-of compilation, Truancy: The Very Best Of Pete Townshend. “I thought this song might never see the light of… More »

Watch Jason Isbell Cover B.B. King’s “The Thrill Is Gone”

By Caitlin White / May 19, 2015 - 6:11 pm

Because he’s been through the wringer himself, Jason Isbell is one of the few country singers right now who could manage to give us a decent approximation of B.B. King’s “The Thrill Is Gone.” And because he’s an incredible guitarist with enormous respect for a massive talent like King, Isbell made it a point to… More »

STS x RJD2 – “Doin’ It Right” Video

By Caitlin White / May 19, 2015 - 5:55 pm

What the hell is going on in Philadelphia lately? It seems like every time I turn around there’s another incredible punk act or all-girl band that completely slays indie rock stereotypes. The latest from the city of brotherly love to buck preconceived notions are the soulful and clever collaborators STS and RJD2, who just released… More »

Weed – “Thousand Pounds” Video

By Caitlin White / May 19, 2015 - 5:16 pm

I can’t decide if naming your band Weed is brilliant or lazy, but it seems to be working out well for the Vancouver gloom-rock trio. We premiered their excellent new album Running Back this spring, and now they’ve dropped a video for one of the tracks, “Thousand Pounds.” Directed by Courtney Garvin of The Courtneys,… More »

Jackson C. Frank – “China Blue” + “Juliette”

By Caitlin White / May 19, 2015 - 4:24 pm

When most people think of Paul Simon, it’s as a singer-songwriter and not a producer. But it’s thanks to Simon that the world knows about Jackson Carey Frank at all, really. He produced Frank’s sole eponymous album, 1965’s Jackson C. Frank, and helped popularize what might be Frank’s best-known song, “Blues Run The Game,” via… More »

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