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Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer, and More Will Play at New York City’s Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history.
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Prophets of Rage Provide DNC Counter-Programming With ‘Killing in the Name’ on ‘Kimmel’

As the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia last night, rap/rock supergroup Prophets of Rage were providing an alternative message for left-leaners on Jimmy…
Andrew Unterberger / July 26, 2016

Sia’s ‘Cheap Thrills’ Takes the Hot 100 Top Spot from Drake’s ‘One Dance’

Drake finally takes a long-overdue L as his Summer Sixteen tour gets rolling: "One Dance" is no longer the No. 1 song in the country. Sia's…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Gucci Mane Decides to ‘Pick Up the Pieces’ in Latest Video

If you haven't heard, Gucci Mane has an album to promote. Everybody Looking is already out, but the rapper is still releasing visuals. After dropping two of…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Chance the Rapper Will Headline His Own Festival in September

Chance the Rapper released one of the year's most beloved mixtapes, booked a world tour, and got to close off the ESPYs with an amazing…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Usher, Sheryl Crow, and Cyndi Lauper Tell Donald Trump Not to Use Their Songs

One of the greatest Donald Trump takedowns came from HBO's John Oliver, who made "Make Donald Drumpf Again" a trending slogan. It's no surprise he…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

One Dead, 12 Injured After Bombing Outside German Music Festival

Authorities have confirmed that a bomber killed himself and injured 12 other people in an explosion outside of an Ansbach, Germany music festival on Sunday. Three of…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

How to Dress Well Teases New Music in Website for Upcoming Album ‘Care’

If someone had told you that an alt-R&B figure was coming out with a new album called Care, it probably wouldn't take you a ton…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016

Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival

Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Future and DJ Esco Lead a White Bronco Chase in ‘Juice’ Video

Future and frequent collaborator DJ Esco are leaning hard into the O.J. Simpson murder trial theme. Their new video for "Juice," from last month's E.T.: Esco Terrestrial mixtape,…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Lil Wayne Reportedly Stormed Out of a Weed-Themed Concert Last Night

Update: In a statement, High Times said, "We have no idea why, after a stellar performance by B.o.B, Lil Wayne suddenly ended his performance after just four songs…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon Tell Us How They Really Feel About Michael Jackson on ‘He’s Bad’

Jesu's Justin Broadrick and Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek have absolutely no love lost for Michael Jackson. Their new song, "He's Bad," is nowhere close to…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Lollapalooza Founder Perry Farrell Says He Hates EDM

Lollapalooza is set to power through its 25th anniversary next weekend, and the Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot took a look at the festival's evolution from a one-off touring event to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

Father John Misty Is Having a Rough Day

This week's Republican National Convention forced Stephen Colbert back into his character, but it seems to have knocked the joy out of Father John Misty's. Misty was scheduled to…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

Ariana Grande’s Donut Lick Cost Her a Chance to Sing at the White House

Nearly 20,000 emails stolen from Democratic National Committee computers, apparently by Russian government hackers, were posted to WikiLeaks this week. Among the lower-stakes revelations contained within this trove: Ariana Grande…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

YG and Nipsey Hussle Clean Up ‘F**k Donald Trump’ for the ‘Nightly Show’

It's not the 2016 election song we wanted, but it's the one we deserved. YG and Nipsey Hussle appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore last night…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, and Betty Wright Deliver the ‘Holy Key’

After a few minutes of sloganeering and DJ rewinds, DJ Khaled finally played the full version of "Holy Key" on Beats 1. The Major Key cut…
Brian Josephs / July 23, 2016

Teen Suicide Share ‘Greatest Trick’ and ‘Sycamore,’ Prepare to Change Their Name

Baltimore lo-fi buzzers Teen Suicide have shared two new non-album tracks, "Greatest Trick" and "Sycamore." The songs are posted to the group's Bandcamp under the name the World's Greatest,…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Eddie Vedder Is ‘Driven to Tears’ With Sting and Peter Gabriel in Seattle

It's been (checks calendar) one month since our last Eddie Vedder sighting, and we're overdue for another. This time, the Pearl Jam frontman popped up at…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

Gucci Mane Celebrates the Release of ‘Everybody Looking’ With Videos for ‘Waybach’ and ‘Out Do Ya’

Gucci Mane has been putting on a masterclass in how to stunt while on house arrest. Everybody Looking, his first album since his recent prison stint,…
Brian Josephs / July 22, 2016
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