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The first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim was on the festival grounds legally. (According to…   Read Story »
Looking back, it's hard to believe that there was ever any doubt that an OutKast reunion would happen. When the rumor mill started up last fall, it seemed like a pipe dream but here we are a few…   Read Story »
The last time Janelle Monáe made an appearance on The Today Show, she rocked the stage with her track "Dance Apocalyptic." Stopping by again today, Monáe sang the lively "What Is Love" from the Rio…   Read Story »
Last night, M.I.A. and Janelle Monáe played shows at simultaneous launch events for Audi's new A3. M.I.A. was in New York, and Monáe was in Los Angeles, but they still came together for a…   Read Story »
We can debate in circles about the unholy intersection of music and business, but in this instance the combination might be producing something cool. Janelle Monaé and M.I.A. are scheduled to…   Read Story »
David Bowie's "Heroes" is one of those all-time world-stopping rock anthems, and it makes sense that Pepsi might want to tap some of its grandeur for a new ad campaign. And it also makes sense that…   Read Story »
The great Janelle Monáe -- whose last album, The Electric Lady, was among our favorites of 2013 -- has just released a new single, "What Is Love," which will be featured on the Rio 2 soundtrack.…   Read Story »
Tonight's Academy Awards will feature performances by Pharrell Williams, U2, and Karen O with Ezra Koenig, but you might also hear some familiar voices before the show starts, during E!'s Live From…   Read Story »
Every once in a while, the NBA tries to be something it's not, which is how you end up with John Legend and/or Carrie Underwood headlining the NBA All-Star Game halftime show. This year, though, the…   Read Story »
Janelle Monaé had a huge 2013. Her album The Electric Lady garnered honors all over the place -- for instance, we named it Album Of The Week and put it on our list of the year's best LPs. But if…   Read Story »