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  • Amy Harris

    In photos: Ween helped close out Bonnaroo 2016 with style

    Bonnaroo closed out its 15th year with some of the most highly anticipated acts of the festival, several of which have a devout fan following (we’re looking at you Dead Heads). One said act, Ween, hit the stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. It had been over four years since Ween had performed...
  • Nick Cannon challenges Eminem to a $100k rap battle

    Nick Cannon challenges Eminem to a $100k rap battle

    Nick Cannon made an appearance on the Tim Westwood show donning a turban and thick rimmed glasses and he talked a big game. He promoted “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” and the forthcoming season of “Wild N Out,” and he also dropped a few gems about his divorce and dating card. However, what really...
  • Climate Control premiere 'Little Mess'

    Climate Control premiere 'Little Mess'

    Today, AXS has the exclusive premiere of Climate Control's new single, "Little Mess". The melancholy track explores the notion that some stars are never meant to be aligned, even from the beginning. The song showcases the groups vocal dynamics that are reminiscent of Hands Like Houses and the...
  • Beyonce and Jay Z in happier times

    Jay Z reportedly prepping response album to Beyoncé's 'Lemonade'

    We doubt it will hit as hard as his legendary battle track “Takeover,” but if new reports are true, Jay Z may be prepping an album in response to his latest beef...with his wife Beyoncé. According to a new report in Us Weekly, Jay Z is working on an album that will tell “his side of things...
  • Goldenvoice

    Check out the best photos of G-Eazy at Coachella

    Bay Area rapper G-Eazy is having a damn good week, which kicked off with a highly successful performance at Coachella and closed out with a well loved show in Las Vegas at Drai's. At Coachella, the Sahara Tent was full to the brim with rabid fans waiting to get a glimpse of the hip-hopper, and once...
  • Avicii announces retirement from touring in emotional letter to fans

    Avicii announces retirement from touring in emotional letter to fans

    Superstar DJ and EDM pioneer Avicii announced his retirement from touring in an open letter to fans posted to his website. The 26-year-old producer behind such hits as “Levels” and “Wake Me Up” said that a recent road trip across the U.S. helped him realize that “I needed to make the change that I’d...
  • Bradley Cooper on stage before Kris Kristofferson's set at Glastonbury. Johnny Depp would later join Kristofferson.

    Bradley Cooper and Johnny Depp join Kris Kristofferson at Glastonbury 2017

    Three generations of America’s best actors appeared on stage at England’s gigantic Glastonbury music festival on Friday afternoon (June 23). Just before legendary musician and actor Kris Kristofferson's set, a clamor arose in the huge crowd gathered at the Pyramid Stage, according to NME, as fans...
  • Vic Mensa, Kap G and Vince Staples

    Lyrics by Vince Staples, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M. and more to be featured on Sprite Cans

    Sprite has turned to some of hip-hop’s hottest rising stars for their latest ad campaign. Dubbed the “Summer Sprite Cold Lyrics Series,” the campaign will feature Sprite cans and bottles with lyrics from Vince Staples, Vic Mensa, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., Kamaiyah and Kap G. As Pitchfork pointed out...
  • Jamie Foxx battles James Corden on 'The Late Late Show,' talks meeting Kanye West for the first time

    Jamie Foxx battles James Corden on 'The Late Late Show,' talks meeting Kanye West for the first time

    Jamie Foxx, along with his “Baby Driver” co-star Ansel Elgot, stopped into “The Late Late Show with James Corden” to promote the new film but also to have a little fun. Corden and Foxx kicked off the show with the popular bit “Riff Off.” With the help of Riff Off veterans, the acapella group...
  • Dr. Dre donates $10 million to fund new performing arts complex at Compton High School

    Dr. Dre donates $10 million to fund new performing arts complex at Compton High School

    Dr. Dre has announced that he will pledge $10 million to help build a state-of-the-art performing arts complex on the grounds of the new Compton High School, according to the Los Angeles Times. Students, along with Compton community members, will have access to cutting-edge technology and equipment...
  • Missy Elliot holding open auditions for dancers

    Missy Elliot holding open auditions for dancers

    Recently, renowned rapper and producer Missy Elliot announced some big news for aspiring dancers. The music mogul will be holding open auditions in Atlanta for dancers 16 years and older for an upcoming project that has yet to be disclosed. As Okay Player reported, those auditioning must be up to...
  • Fleet Foxes looking for new touring band member

    Fleet Foxes looking for new touring band member

    Indie folk rockers Fleet Foxes are back. The band recently played their first shows in 5 years to kick off their world tour and will be releasing their first album since 2011’s Helplessness Blues in June. Now, as Pitchfork reported, frontman Robin Pecknold took to social media to look for a new...
  • Metallica's 'Hardwired...To Self-Destruct' certified platinum

    Metallica's 'Hardwired...To Self-Destruct' certified platinum

    2017 has been the year of Metallica. Time and time again the metal legends have proved that they are one of the biggest rock bands in the world. In November of 2016 the band released their 10th studio album, Hardwired…To Self Destruct. Hardwired was Metallica’s first album in eight years since 200...
  • Mike WiLL Made-It channels 'Fear and Loathing' in new video for 'Perfect Pint' ft. Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane and Rae Sr

    Mike WiLL Made-It channels 'Fear and Loathing' in new video for 'Perfect Pint' ft. Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane and Rae Sremmurd

    Terry Gillilam’s 1998 adaption of Hunter S. Thompson’s seminal Gonzo novel “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is pretty cool. But the video for Mike WiLL Made-It’s “Perfect Pint” is next level. Parallels can easily be drawn in the Nabil directed video, and just the same as Gilliam’s flick, it helps to...
  • Mount Kimbie announce new support at El Rey Theatre

    Mount Kimbie announce new support at El Rey Theatre

    On May 26, just before embarking on their U.S. tour, British electronic duo Mount Kimbie posted on their Facebook page that support act Ash Koosha would not be able to join them in the United States because of the “ongoing immigration bill.” Ash Koosha—a producer and DJ—posted on his own Facebook...
  • Justin Townes Earle talks new album in Paste feature, set for show at the El Rey Theatre in LA

    Justin Townes Earle talks new album in Paste feature, set for show at the El Rey Theatre in LA

    On May 26, singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle released his seventh studio album, Kids in the Street. As Paste notes in a recent feature, the album is the first Earle has written as a married man but also harkens back to his wilder younger days. In the Paste feature, Earle relates how Kids in the...
  • Watch: Katy Perry performs 'Swish Swish' and 'Bon Appétit' with Migos on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Watch: Katy Perry performs 'Swish Swish' and 'Bon Appétit' with Migos on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Katy Perry has been dominating the airwaves as of late. So far in 2017 the pop superstar has released three singles—“Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley), "Bon Appétit" (feat. Migos) and “Swish Swish” (feat. Nicki Minaj)—from her forthcoming album Witness, joined the resurrected American Idol...
  • Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods looking for Chicago students to direct music video

    Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods looking for Chicago students to direct music video

    Chance The Rapper’s public school crusade continues. Chance and longtime collaborator singer Jamila Woods announced via Facebook that they are looking for aspiring filmmakers from Chicago high schools to direct a video for Woods’ song “LSD" (listen above) featuring Chance himself. The duo asked...
  • Listen: Kendrick Lamar features on remix of Future's 'Mask Off'

    Listen: Kendrick Lamar features on remix of Future's 'Mask Off'

    After Kendrick Lamar brought Future out for his headlining set at Coachella, the Atlanta rapper has returned the favor by bringing K-Dot on for a remix of his FUTURE hit “Mask Off.” The remix features the same flute punctuated beat but sees some pretty impressive bars from Kendrick. Future’s laid...
  • Nicki Minaj has been quietly sending aid to a village in India, and what they've built is amazing

    Nicki Minaj has been quietly sending aid to a village in India, and what they've built is amazing

    Nicki Minaj has a myriad of monikers and alter egos, but the one that seems to have been most active as of late is her Nicki Teresa alter ego, or in an archetypical sense, “The Healer.” Minaj has certainly been using her resources to help heal. Earlier this month she promised funds to students in...
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