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For the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons, the merchandising machine behind the show has been going all out with an FXX marathon, Hollywood Bowl concerts, cosmetics, and the release of collectible…   Read Story »
August is, generally speaking, not such a great month. It's the dead zone between blockbuster season and Oscar season, and the moment before TV's fall schedule kicks off. So then, this month my…   Read Story »
After years stuck in production purgatory, James Brown's biopic, Get On Up, is finally coming out this year. The film is directed by Tate Taylor of The Help, produced by Mick Jagger, and stars…   Read Story »
For the soundtrack of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, the former 2Pac engineer Claudio Cueni pulled a Girl Talk, smashing Pac's vocal from the posthumous throwdown "Untouchable" with James…   Read Story »
PopCandy lets us know that David's booked a cover band for each night this week, starting tonight with Purple Reign (Prince) and then on to the Cold Hard Cash (as in Johnny), Mr. Brownstone (Dr.…   Read Story »
Another senseless (attempted) killing over music trivia. The Toronto Star reports:Dan Gulley Jr. was charged with assault in the shooting of David James Brooks Jr., police said. Officers said the…   Read Story »
Wondering why JB's lawyers have padlocked her out of the estate? It's 'cause she had pizza!   Read Story »
The Godfather Of Soul may have terrorized his last concert stage, but his dramatic life and times will live on in celluloid, courtesy of a Spike Lee-directed, Brian Grazer-produced biopic. This from…   Read Story »
May 3, 1933 ? December 25, 2006 The season for giving took one of rock/funk/r&b/soul's most influential and legendary figures Xmas morning, as The Hardest Working Man In Show Business was forced…   Read Story »
The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're not sure what's better: that only five albums of the…   Read Story »