Nicki Minaj Will Testify At Her Brother’s Child Rape Trial

Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj, was arrested in 2015 and charged with raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter. His case finally went to trial today -- he…
Peter Helman | October 19, 2017 - 10:24 pm

The Unlikely Story Of How INXS Came To Rule The Late ’80s With Kick, Released 30 Years Ago Today

As Chris Murphy, the longtime ­manager of INXS, remembers it, "I really thought I was fucked." On an ­afternoon in 1987, Murphy, a ­wisecracking Australian,…
Eric Spitznagel / Billboard | October 19, 2017 - 12:46 pm

Taylor Swift Teases “Gorgeous,” Out Tonight

Taylor Swift's Reputation comes out in less than a month -- are you ready for it? -- but she's been surprisingly quiet in the last…
James Rettig | October 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Brainiac Tribute Show Announced In Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Bell House will host a Brainiac tribute concert on 12/9 to honor the 25th anniversary of the influential band’s formation and to commemorate deceased…
Julia Gray | October 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

Young Dolph Is Selling Bulletproof Vests

Nobody in rap turns his near-death experiences into marketing opportunities quite like Memphis cult star Young Dolph. Earlier this year, someone fired 100 shots at
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 10:01 am

Ariel Pink: “My Behavior Onstage Was Gross And I Can’t Defend It”

Ariel Pink has had a, shall we say, somewhat contentious relationship with feminism in the past, and this week, those tensions flared up again following…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2017 - 9:22 pm

RZA Admits Russell Crowe Spat On Azealia Banks At His Infamous Hotel Party

Almost exactly one year ago the big entertainment gossip news was Russell Crowe physically removing Azealia Banks from a party he was hosting in a…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2017 - 4:42 pm

Alex Calder Issues Statement Confirming Sexual Assault Allegation

Last week, Canadian musician Alex Calder was dropped from Captured Tracks a week before his new album was scheduled to come out because of a…
James Rettig | October 18, 2017 - 1:51 pm

J. Geils Band’s Peter Wolf Recalls Passing On Big Tom Petty Hit

In 1979, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers recorded their song "Don't Do Me Like That." It ended up being one of the most important songs…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 1:06 pm

Ed Sheeran Cancels Tour Dates After Fracturing Both Arms

Ed Sheeran suffered a cycling accident over the weekend and the BBC reports that he's been forced to cancel tour dates in Asia as a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 18, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Frank Ocean Defeats Father’s $14.5 Million Libel Lawsuit

Frank Ocean has won the libel lawsuit filed against him by his father, Calvin Cooksey, Law360 reports. The lawsuit, which sought $14.5 million in damages,…
Arielle Gordon / Spin | October 18, 2017 - 12:48 pm

Tom DeLonge Is Crowdfunding A Spaceship

As of late, former Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge's interests have mostly centered around aliens and conspiracy theories about aliens. He was named the UFO Researcher
James Rettig | October 18, 2017 - 10:01 am

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Hit The Studio With Travis Scott And Frank Dukes

Since he started working with superproducer Mark Ronson, Tame Impala's Kevin Parker has gone on to collaborate with other big names including Lady Gaga, SZA,…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2017 - 6:59 pm

New Arcade Fire Single Censored In Canada

Several references to suicide and self-harm on "Creature Comfort," one of the singles from Arcade Fire's recent album Everything Now, have been censored by the…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2017 - 6:41 pm

More Ducktails Shows Cancelled Following Assault Accusations

More Ducktails shows have been cancelled in the wake of the sexual misconduct allegations against former Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile. Following the cancellations of…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2017 - 6:19 pm
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