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One of the things Owen Pallett mentioned when we spoke with him about his great new In Conflict is that he doesn't want to make a habit of breaking down the music theory behind pop hits as he did for…   Read Story »
The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?" As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley…   Read Story »
We learned the lineup for the Philadelphia edition of Jay Z's Made In America Festival -- including headliners Kanye West and Kings Of Leon plus the National, Pharrell, Girl Talk, Spoon, Chromeo, J.…   Read Story »
This year, its third, Budweiser's Jay Z-curated Made In America festival is expanding to two different coasts, holding down Labor Day weekend in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles. And while we don't…   Read Story »
Jack White has a general reputation as a guy who doesn't like rap, but it seems that this reputation is way off. Talking to Rolling Stone recently, White revealed that he worked on a few unfinished…   Read Story »
Jay Z's Life + Times website shared an action-packed promo trailer for the Jay and Beyoncé's upcoming On The Run Tour that kicks off next month. It's a glossy affair that's fitting for two of the…   Read Story »
Tonight's SNL season 39 finale addressed the week's big viral video (Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator, in case you forgot) right in the cold open. It was pretty good! Jay (Jay Pharoah) and…   Read Story »
The pop cultural sphere went off its rocker earlier this week when footage surfaced of Solange physically attacking Jay Z in an elevator at New York's Standard Hotel the night of the Met Gala. Plenty…   Read Story »
Last week, Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Beyoncé's sister Solange Knowles attended the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum Of Art. And today, TMZ released some…   Read Story »
Is he really a legend or isn't he? There's no doubt John Legend is a music industry power-player, the kind of safe yet pliable talent who moves in many circles, who appeals to many demographics,…   Read Story »