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December 6, 2010
Jay-Z is backing up Kanye West over his 2005 comments about George Bush's response to Hurricane Katrina, where the rapper claimed on national TV that the president doesn't "care about black people." "I 100 percent agreed with the comments that he made," Jay-Z said in an interview. "It felt like it was being done to black people. …
November 22, 2010 Damon Albarn and the Gorillaz stopped by BBC Radio 1 to perform a three-song set, including their new single "Doncamatic" and "On Melancholy Hill." But the highlight of their appearance was a gorgeous, acoustic cover of the xx's "Crystalised." Watch it below.
The xx's original was already a spare song, but Albarn and his band manage to strip it back even further, performing the track with nothing more than acoustic guitar, piano, and x …
November 16, 2010 After releasing the surprise new single 'Doncamatic" last month, Gorillaz have just dropped a stunning video for the track - and it stars an actual living, breathing human! Check it out below.
In the clip, British electronic musician Daley - who sings lead vocals on the track - navigates a submarine through an shark-infested underwater world that's somewhere between The Life Aquatic and the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. …
November 12, 2010 Gorillaz have spent the past year on the road, but that hasn't stopped frontman Damon Albarn from working on the cartoon group's next record.
In an interview with NME (via Gorillaz News), Albarn says he hopes to release a new record before Christmas. "It's a studio album made in hotel rooms across America," he says.
Albarn doesn't need a full-blown studio to cut the disc — he's recorded the music on his iPad. …
November 2, 2010 Damon Albarn is a busy man -- and he's only getting busier.
He recently released Gorillaz's third album, Plastic Beach, and his all-star band, including members of the Clash and special guests like Lou Reed and Mos Def, are currently touring North America. …
October 11, 2010 Damon Albarn's animated band came to life Friday night at New York City's Madison Square Garden with help from more than three dozen musicians, including gospel singers, a brass and string section, an Arabic music ensemble, and a diverse cast of stars: Lou Reed, Mos Def, De La Soul, 1960s soul crooner Bobby Womack, and many others. This was Gorillaz's moment -- and they delivered a truly epic set. …
October 8, 2010 This week Gorillaz kicked off their first North American tour, which included a stop in New York City Thursday night for a dazzling hour-long gig at CBS' Ed Sullivan Theatre and a special segment of Live on Letterman. Watch their complete set below!
There are a lot of reasons to see this band live: 1.) Damon Albarn, former frontman of Blur and Gorillaz's mastermind. …
October 8, 2010
Ozzy Osbourne has blasted the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church of Kansas for quoting Osbourne's "Crazy Train" lyrics at a press conference in Washington, D.C. "I am sickened and disgusted by the use of 'Crazy Train' to promote messages of hate and evil by a 'church,' he wrote in a statement. The church believes U.S. deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq are the result of America's tolerance for homosexuality. …
October 5, 2010 Gorillaz just kicked off their first North American tour last weekend in Montreal, in support of their latest, Plastic Beach, but today they surprised fans by releasing a new song, "Doncamatic (All Played Out)." Hear it below!
The bubbly dance number is a detour from Plastic Beach's heavier grooves, and features up-and-coming British pop singer Daley on lead vocals. …
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