Russell Simmons Accused Of Rape In New $10M Lawsuit

Russell Simmons has been accused of rape in a new $10 million lawsuit, according to court documents obtained by Billboard.
Katie Atkinson / Billboard | March 23, 2018 - 7:11 pm

Inquisition Dropped From Label Over Child Pornography Charges, Frontman Releases Statement

Seattle black metal band Inquisition has been dropped from their label following the resurfacing of child pornography charges against frontman Jason "Dagon" Weirbach, Pitchfork reports.
Peter Helman | March 23, 2018 - 7:04 pm

Sinead O’Connor Announces First US Shows In 4 Years Under The Name Magda Davitt

Sinead O'Connor has scheduled two show dates for next month in the United States, marking her first shows in the U.S. in four years, as…
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 3:48 pm

Q-Tip Will Portray Miles Davis In Public Reading Of New Play My Funny Valentine This Monday

In which one musical legend portrays another on stage: Q-Tip has been cast as Miles Davis in a new play called My Funny Valentine, Complex
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2018 - 10:42 am

Tame Impala, Damon Albarn, Thundercat, & More Featured On Kali Uchis’ Debut Album Isolation

Kali Uchis is releasing her debut album, Isolation, in a couple weeks, and early this morning she revealed its tracklist and stacked list of collaborators.
James Rettig | March 23, 2018 - 10:28 am

Father John Misty, Waxahatchee, Thee Oh Sees To Play Kurt Vonnegut Festival

Indiana University Bloomington's Arts & Humanities Council is hosting something called Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence, a conference celebrating the work of Vonnegut, in May.
Peter Helman | March 22, 2018 - 8:27 pm

Lone Remaining Nun Vows To Fight Katy Perry For Convent

Katy Perry has been embroiled in a years-long legal battle in order to purchase an 8-acre, $14 million former L.A. convent -- and now, according…
Morgan Enos / Billboard | March 22, 2018 - 3:03 pm

Billy Corgan Talks “Free-Market Libertarian” Politics, D’arcy, And Cat Magazines In New Interview

The reunited Smashing Pumpkins are the subject of a New York Times interview today—or rather, Billy Corgan is, since the famously difficult frontman reportedly "did…
Anna Gaca / Spin | March 22, 2018 - 2:34 pm

Clipping. In The Studio With JPEGMAFIA

One of the most exciting new rap voices to emerge in recent years is JPEGMAFIA, who forged his sound in the fires of Baltimore's DIY…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 10:29 am

Big Boi Is The First Signing To Disgraced Exec L.A. Reid’s New Label

Last year, the veteran music executive L.A. Reid was removed from his position as chairman and CEO at Epic Records. Reportedly, Reid was fired over
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 9:51 am

YouTube To “Frustrate” Users With Ads So They Pay For Music

Right now, a whole lot of people use YouTube as a de facto music streaming service, searching for songs on the site rather than opening…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 9:23 am

Death Grips Announce New Album Year Of The Snitch

Quasi-industrial experimental bellowers Death Grips like to work in shadow and emerge whenever they feel like it; they're not exactly the type of group who…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 8:54 am

“Blurred Lines” Verdict Upheld By Appeals Court In Win For Marvin Gaye Family

A jury's 2015 verdict punishing Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for infringing Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up" to create the international chart-topper "Blurred…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | March 21, 2018 - 12:01 pm

Lollapalooza 2018 Lineup

Lollapalooza has announced its 2018 lineup, topped by the Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, and Arctic Monkeys. The fest will once again last four days…
Chris DeVille | March 21, 2018 - 11:16 am

Springsteen On Broadway Extended Through December

Bruce Springsteen is never leaving Broadway. NEVER!!! The Boss' show, Springsteen On Broadway, has been extended through December. This marks the second time the show…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 21, 2018 - 11:10 am
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