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Wiz Khalifa Drops Hints About ‘Blacc Hollywood’

Wiz Khalifa 28 Grams Mixtape

Wiz Khalifa recently dropped a few hints about his upcoming album Blacc Hollywood. The rapper certainly knows how to get tongues wagging. Shortly after announcing the 28 Grams mixtape, Khalifa pulled back the musical veil on the artwork for the collection. Although Wiz said the mixtape should arrive before his next studio album, it’s still… Read more »

Pearl Jam Announces Fall 2014 Tour

Pearl Jam set to tour.

Pearl Jam will be throwing their stuff in their van come October, and will be hitting the highways across the U.S. for their Fall 2014 Pearl Jam Tour, reports Billboard. The band’s announcement came via PearlJam.com, and they plan to first hit the stage in Cincinnati’s US Bank Arena on October 1. From there, Pearl… Read more »

Janelle Monae Cancels Australian Tour

Monae and Kimbra.

American R&B and soul singer Janelle Monae has canceled all shows on her Australian tour due to an unexpected illness. Monae had to back out of her first two shows with New Zealand pop star Kimbra, according to The New Zealand Herald, initially postponing the rest of her shows until she could get medical attention…. Read more »

Led Zeppelin Sued Over Stairway To Heaven

Led Zeppelin Sued Over Stairway To Heaven

Led Zeppelin’s reissues of their classic albums, set for release next month, may come with a side order of legal drama. The band is being sued over the authorship of its signature tune, “Stairway to Heaven.” Former members of the 1960s band Spirit claim “Heaven” is a copyright infringement on their song “Taurus.” “Taurus” is… Read more »

Paul McCartney Postpones Japan Shows Due To Illness

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Paul McCartney’s Japanese fans were disappointed more than once this weekend. The rock legend was set to kick off his Japan tour May 17, but he was forced to cancel due to a virus. McCartney posted a message on his official website that abruptly cancelled his Saturday show at Tokyo National Stadium, but promised a… Read more »

George Harrison Guitar Fetches Big Bucks In Beatles Auction

George Harrison Guitar Makes Bank

A George Harrison guitar fetched an astonishing $657,000 at a Beatles auction on Saturday, and for one Illinois man, the news is surreal. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, 81-year-old Gabe McCarty was with the Beatles legend when he purchased the electric guitar at an Illinois music store in 1963. Upon hearing of… Read more »

Justin Timberlake: Leaving ‘NSYNC Was ‘Bittersweet’

Justin Timberlake Leaving NSYNC Inspired By Michael Jackson

Justin Timberlake’s decision to leave ‘NSYNC over a decade ago may have seemed like a no brainer in hindsight. But at the time, his departure was not necessarily a foregone conclusion. Timberlake recounts wrestling with his agonizing decision as part of Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class series: “I would wake up every morning feeling this urge… Read more »

Bob Dylan: Singer Plans To Release 36th Album At Age 72

Bob Dylan: Singer Plans To Release 36th Album At Age 72

Bob Dylan may be 72, but the music legend is far from slowing when it comes to releasing new music. Fresh off the Pacific leg of his tour that took him to Japan and Hawaii, Dylan is now headed to the European leg starting this summer. The tour, aptly named the Never Ending Tour, is… Read more »

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl To Direct HBO Album Documentary

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Directs HBO Doc

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters are back – and they’re giving fans a double dose of excitement this fall. The band has not only confirmed a brand new album this fall, but an HBO documentary series outlining the unusual recording process behind the record as well. According to Rolling Stone: “Grohl will direct the… Read more »

Wiz Khalifa Might Collaborate With Florida Georgia Line

Wiz Khalifa FGL Collaboration

Wiz Khalifa could venture into the land of country music very soon. Although some might scoff at the idea of blending rap and country into one gooey ball of musical joy, Florida Georgia Line recently proved the formula was a recipe for success. The country group famously tapped Nelly to help out with their tune… Read more »

Austin Mahone Offers Words Of Wisdom To Young Artists

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Austin Mahone believes he’s ready to share some life experiences with the youngsters who are hoping to break into the music business. Although the “Banga Banga” singer is just 18 years old, he’s acquired quite a bit of experience during his time in the industry. Instead of keeping this knowledge squirreled away inside a tiny… Read more »

Chief Keef Allegedly Disrespects Chicago With Twitter Post

Chief Keef Lil Durk Twitter Diss

Chief Keef seriously disrespected his hometown of Chicago when he retweeted a recent post hyping a track by Tyga and Game. This according to Lil Durk, of course. If you’re not familiar with the musical stylings of Chief Keef, then you’re probably unaware that the rapper recently moved his base of operations to the wilds… Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Album Rumors Are Completely False

Kendrick Lamar United States Of A.L.A.R.M.

Did you hear that Kendrick Lamar has a new album hitting retail shelves this fall? Unfortunately for fans, those reports were nothing but unsubstantiated internet nonsense. The folks over at Rap Radar reported earlier this week that Lamar would finally release his next album later this year. According to the website, United States of A.L.A.R.M… Read more »

Iggy Azalea Explains Why She Adores ‘Clueless’

Iggy Azalea Music Video Fancy

Iggy Azalea adores the 1995 comedy Clueless so much that she used several iconic moments from the film in the music video for “Fancy.” If you were a teenager in the 90s, then there’s a strong possibility that you caught director Amy Heckerling’s flick in a darkened theater during opening weekend. This obviously means you’re… Read more »

Demi Lovato Joins Forces With Ed Sheeran

Demi Lovato New Album

Demi Lovato is the latest singer to join forces with Ed Sheeran. It seems people are tripping over themselves to work with the “Lego House” singer these days. Shortly after former Lizzie Maguire star Hilary Duff announced that she’s “cutting” a tune penned by the busy songwriter, Sheeran confirmed that he’s in talks to team… Read more »

Lana Del Rey Shares ‘Ultraviolence’ Artwork On Twitter

Lana Del Rey New Album

Lana Del Rey is ready to share a little of the old ultraviolence with the world. The “West Coast” singer is dangerously close to tossing her new album into the laps of her adoring fans. Although her label hasn’t officially confirmed anything about the artwork you see nestled below, many Lana Del Rey supporters seem… Read more »

Imagine Dragons Announce Song for Transformers: Age Of Extinction

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American rock band Imagine Dragons has written a song specifically for the upcoming Paramount Pictures action movie Transformers: Age of Extinction. The members of Imagine Dragons saw an early screening of the film and were asked to create an original song for the soundtrack of the film, which would later be implemented into the final… Read more »