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This must be late-'90s underground rap week. First, we've got El-P doing his best work ever with RTJ2, and Harry Potter's out here doing a Blackalicious song on The Tonight Show. If Shabaam Sahdeeq…   Read Story »
Jeff Tweedy took a break from promoting his new Tweedy album to promote Wilco's 20th anniversary on last night's episode of Fallon. He even put in more time than usual as a Tonight Show guest: In…   Read Story »
Sting was one of the guests on The Tonight Show last night, and Jimmy Fallon decided to have him play a little game where Sting would sing his own take on some classic cellphone ringtones (charmingly…   Read Story »
It's pretty crazy how big Sam Smith has gotten in the past year. He made his late-night TV debut back in January when Jimmy Fallon was still behind the Late Night desk. Smith wasn't even performing…   Read Story »
Along with the Beatles and Genesis and the Eagles, Radiohead are the rare band where the drummer can make a respectable go of it as a solo singer-songwriter. Radiohead skin-basher Philip Selway just…   Read Story »
Lucinda Williams was the musical guest on last night's Fallon, and the host called the singer-songwriter one of his favorites. She performed "Protection" off of her new double LP, Down Where The…   Read Story »
Yesterday, Julian Casablancas released the self-consciously wacky and all-over-the-place Tyranny, his first album with his new backing band the Voidz. And they marked the occasion by performing their…   Read Story »
The Black Keys took a break from their current U.S. tour to bring their brand of crunchy rock to Fallon last night. They performed "Gotta Get Away" from their latest album, Turn Blue, and a cover of…   Read Story »
Football season is pretty awkward this year. There's a widespread unease about watching our modern gladiators destroy each other when so many of them have been accused of battering women and children…   Read Story »
1987's "Public Enemy No. 1" was the first single from Long Island's Public Enemy. The group recorded the track before they got explicitly political, but its blaring, needling synth line laid the…   Read Story »