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Jay Z Is About To Go To War With Apple Over Tidal

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Jay Z’s month-old new streaming service, Tidal, has a powerful enemy. Its name is Apple Inc. and shots have already been fired in the battle over streaming. Music industry insiders told the New York Post that Apple has been purposely messing with Jay Z’s new business venture in an effort to squash it ahead of… Read more »

Iggy Azalea Gives ‘Pretty Girls’ Video Details

Iggy Azalea has announced that she is quitting social media, including Instagram and Twitter.

Iggy Azalea has revealed some details about the upcoming video for “Pretty Girls,” a song she co-wrote and recorded with Britney Spears, who also appears in the video. Iggy Azalea has said that, although Britney Spears wanted her to dance, she refused to. “I didn’t dance! She wanted me to. Since I was co-directing the… Read more »

Music Fans Bash Jay-Z And Beyoncé’s Alleged Tidal Collaborative Album

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé are recording an album together and, as the Huffington Post reports, they are about to release it on the much-criticized music streaming service, Tidal. “It may be time to actually sign up for Tidal. The long-rumored Beyoncé and Jay Z joint album will reportedly be released exclusively on Tidal, according to DJ… Read more »

Rihanna’s Predicted ‘RH8’ Flop Receives Good News This Week

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The road leading up to the release of Rihanna‘s new album, R8, hasn’t been a smooth ride. Her latest single had originally dropped out of the top 20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 after three weeks, leading many to predict that her upcoming album, RH8, will be a flop. However, Rihanna may be having the last… Read more »

Guns ‘N Roses Guitarist Denies Rumours About Split

Guns N Roses With Two New Albums In The Can

Guns ‘N Roses guitarist DJ Ashba has denied rumours that the band has split up. He has said that the band is merely on a hiatus since last playing together almost a year ago. Speaking to the Las Vegas Sun, Ashba has said that not only is Guns ‘N Roses still together, but there’s also… Read more »

‘Billboard 200’ Album Chart: Yay Shawn Mendes, Nay Taylor Swift

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Billboard released their Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday morning and Shawn Mendes came out a winner. Billboard describes Mendes‘ victory. “Sixteen-year old Shawn Mendes has grown from Vine stardom to topping the Billboard 200 chart, as his debut full-length album Handwritten arrives at No. 1. The set, which was released on April 14 through… Read more »

Hozier & More Nominated For Ivor Novello Awards

Hozier Covers Pink Floyd

Critically and commercially acclaimed Irish singer Hozier, who recently made more headlines covering Pink Floyd, has been nominated for several Ivor Novella Awards. You can see the full list of Ivor Novella Award nominations below. Other nominees across the six categories include Alt-J, Bombay Bicycle Club, George Ezra, Royal Blood, Sam Smith, FKA Twigs, and… Read more »

Hear Kurt Cobain’s Unreleased Beatles Cover

Kurt Cobain, an icon of grunge music.

Brett Morgan’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck shows off years of labour on Morgan’s end, churning through hundreds of hours of never-before-seen Kurt Cobain footage and photographs. Some of the footage was video, and the rest was audio, visualised through cartoons. Needless to say, almost all of Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is noteworthy, and… Read more »

Rihanna’s ‘James Joint’ Lyrics An Ode To Chris Brown? ‘I’d Rather Be Smoking Weed, Here Come The Police, They Know ‘Bout Your History’

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Rihanna is known lately for denying getting caught on video allegedly doing cocaine, but for professing her love for “basing with [a] cigarette,” smoking weed, and for loving her short interlude songs, as reported in the Inquisitr article about the singer going blonde, topless, and not caring about her privacy any more. However, on Tuesday,… Read more »

Rihanna’s Latest ‘Flop’ Single Gets A Tiny Boost

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Rihanna is doing what many other pop stars before her have done by posing nearly naked after a single has flopped. Her new single “B***h Better Have My Money” dropped out of the top 20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 after only three weeks. While other singers would kill to have a top 20 hit these… Read more »

Paul McCartney – Decades Long Career Still Going Strong?

Paul McCartney

Beatles legend Paul McCartney, though now past 70, continues to lead a busy and fulfilling music career. Recently, he has collaborated on an album with Alice Cooper and inducted friend and fellow Beatle, Ringo Starr, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, while still finding time to speak out in protection of Canada’s seal… Read more »

Blur Unveils New Song, ‘Ong, Ong’

Blur performs The Magic Whip in a special live show for fans.

The recently reunited Blur have unveiled another song off their upcoming new release, just three days after they unveiled another, according to NME. This song, “Ong, Ong” – which you can listen to below – comes hot on the heels of the song “My Terracotta Heart” just a couple of days ago. The songs album,… Read more »

Neil Young Debuts New Tracks With Nelson Brothers

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Neil Young has debuted some new songs, according to reports, and he first played them live at a secret show on Thursday night at the SLO Brewing Company in San Luis Obispo, California alongside Willie Nelson’s two sons Lukas and Micah, known together as The Promise of the Real. You can see the set list… Read more »