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The Controversial TV Episode Featuring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson Has Been Cancelled

The AP reports that the episode of the TV anthology show Urban Myths featuring white British actor Joseph Fiennes playing a latter-day Michael Jackson will not air after all.
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 13, 2017

The AARP Is Trolling Musicians Who Turn 50 With Fake “Magazine Covers”

This week, you may have logged into Twitter and seen the above image of a certain lawn show lifer sporting a graying beard and smiling sideways…
Andy Cush / January 12, 2017

Raekwon Announced a New Album on His Birthday

Today is Raekwon's 47th birthday. To celebrate, he officially announced The Wild, his upcoming seventh solo album. Although it was previously reported the album was…
Brian Josephs / January 12, 2017

A Good Song Makes the Weeknd Literally Horny

Today, GQ dropped a new profile of the Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye and reigning "Emily Dickinson of post–R. Kelly deviant-sex R&B singers" according to the mag. The profile…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 12, 2017

Donald Glover Signs a New Production Deal With FX, Atlanta Will Return in 2018

Donald Glover is cashing in following his Golden Globes wins last Sunday. The auteur has signed an exclusive overall deal with FX Productions that calls…
Brian Josephs / January 12, 2017

Oakland Mayor Announces Protections for Tenants at DIY Spaces Following Ghost Ship Fire

In the wake of the deadly fire that killed 36 people at Oakland, California's Ghost Ship warehouse in December, DIY arts venues across the country have faced increased…
Anna Gaca / January 12, 2017

A Collection of Aaliyah Hits is Now on Apple Music and iTunes, But For How Long?

Aaliyah's catalogue of music may be relatively small, but her music has achieved an outsized influence in modern popular music, from contemporary R&B and rap (Drake has…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 12, 2017

The xx Are Streaming a Live Performance Right Now

The xx's new album, I See You, is out tomorrow. Right now, they're about to play a live set from London's Rak Studios through Periscope and Youtube. As…
Jeremy Gordon / January 12, 2017

Michael Jackson’s Daughter Isn’t a Fan of a White Actor Playing Her Father in a Movie

Urban Myths is an upcoming show that's an anthology of "true…ish stories" that's revolved around famed celebrities. One of them focuses on a supposed road trip Michael…
Brian Josephs / January 12, 2017

Watch Stevie Wonder Serenade Michelle Obama With “Isn’t She Lovely” and “My Cherie Amour” on Fallon

Michelle Obama's final talk show appearance as First Lady successfully booked more talent than the entirety of Donald Trump's inauguration week, starting with musical guest Stevie Wonder, a…
Anna Gaca / January 12, 2017

Ariana Grande and John Legend Will Sing Title Track From Beauty and the Beast

John Legend and Ariana Grande will team up to sing the title track from the upcoming live action remake of Beauty and the Beast. The…
Taylor Berman / January 11, 2017

Japandroids Confirm Migos Are “Our Generation’s Beatles”

With the release of their new LP Near to the Wild Heart of Life fast approaching, Japandroids have taken their publicity run to an afternoon AMA Reddit session.
Brian Josephs / January 11, 2017

Yams Day 2017 Announced: A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Cam’ron, Tyler the Creator, TDE, More to Play

The lineup for A$AP Rocky's second annual Yams Day concert in New York was announced today. The first concert was held at NYC's Terminal 5…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 11, 2017

Watch David Bowie’s Collaborators Pay Tribute at Memorial Concert on First Anniversary of His Death

Last night, a stupefyingly large lineup of David Bowie's musical collaborators and touring band members appeared at New York City's Terminal 5 for Celebrating David Bowie,…
Anna Gaca / January 11, 2017

Norway Is Now the World’s First Country to Eliminate FM Radio

Implementing a move to radio digitization that had been agreed upon by its Parliament in 2011, The New York Times reports that Norway has finally…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 11, 2017
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