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Chief Keef Announces Worldwide Hologram Tour

After having his initial hologram concert in Hammond, Indiana shut down by law enforcement within minutes back in 2015, Chief Keef is teaming up with…
Michael Saponara / Billboard | July 18, 2018 - 3:47 pm

Vic Mensa Calls For Assault Rifle Ban In New Op-Ed

Vic Mensa is both a gun owner and an outspoken advocate for gun control. The Chicago rapper performed at the March For Our Lives rally
Peter Helman | July 18, 2018 - 2:17 pm

Springsteen On Broadway Is Coming To Netflix

Bruce Springsteen's one man show, Springsteen On Broadway, is coming to Netflix. The special will debut on 12/15, which also happens to be the final…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 18, 2018 - 1:12 pm

Troye Sivan – “Better Now” (Post Malone Cover)

Here's a pop-music crossover that I don't think anyone saw coming. Troye Sivan is an Australian pop sensation who's just starting to make a global…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2018 - 9:24 am

The 1975’s New Song References Lil Peep, Trump’s Kanye Tweet

The 1975 are gearing up to release two new albums. The first, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, is due in October and the second,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 17, 2018 - 12:51 pm

Kvelertak Prep Album With New Singer

Norwegian metal band Kvelertak put out one of the best albums of 2016, Nattesferd, and today they announced that they'll be replacing singer Erlend Hjelvik…
James Rettig | July 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm

Polaris Music Prize 2018 Short List Revealed

Last month, the long list for the Polaris Music Prize was announced, and today they've shared the pared-back short list containing the 10 albums that…
James Rettig | July 17, 2018 - 10:19 am

Chance The Rapper Says He’s Releasing A New Album This Week (UPDATE: No He’s Not)

UPDATE: On Twitter, Chance says a new album is not coming out this week, but he has been in the studio (or as he puts…
Julia Gray | July 16, 2018 - 11:17 pm

Drake Dethrones Drake On Hot 100 As “In My Feelings” Gives Him Most Career #1 Singles By A Rapper

Drake replaces himself atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated July 21), as the viral challenge-fueled "In My Feelings" blasts from #6 to #1, supplanting…
Gary Trust / Billboard | July 16, 2018 - 2:19 pm

Deftones Announce Día De Los Deftones Fest With Future, Mike Shinoda, Rocket From The Crypt

As if you needed another reason to love the weird artsy cousins of nu-metal, Deftones are out here putting Future, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, and…
Chris DeVille | July 16, 2018 - 11:55 am

Kanye West’s The College Dropout Is No Longer On Apple Music

UPDATE: A rep for Def Jam says that the label did not pull the album from Apple Music: "There must be some sort supply chain…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2018 - 8:49 am

Pussy Riot Responsible For Four People Running Onto Field During World Cup Final

Russian protest group Pussy Riot claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the…
Associated Press | July 15, 2018 - 2:52 pm

Childish Gambino Pop-Up Has Free Ice Cream, Alternate Awaken, My Love! Vinyl

Donald Glover shared a two-song Childish Gambino EP, the Summer Pack, last week. He also announced an accompanying "Summertime Starts Here" event series. Pop-ups kicked…
Julia Gray | July 15, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Massive Attack Cancel Mad Cool Festival Because Franz Ferdinand Was Too Loud

Massive Attack were scheduled to perform at the second day of Mad Cool Festival in Madrid yesterday, but they ended up cancelling their set due…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Jack White’s Bat Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Despite occasionally looking inconsolably sad at games, Jack White genuinely seems to love baseball. A few years ago, when he was taking a break from…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2018 - 11:08 am
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