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Lil Wayne’s Tax Woes, Fleet Foxes Join ATP + More

  • The IRS has slapped Lil Wayne with a multi-million dollar tax lien, according to the Detroit News. In a filing with Florida’s Miami-Dade County Clerk, the rapper is alleged to owe the government $5.6 million in unpaid income taxes from 2008-9. Wayne recently paid off a $1.13 million federal tax lien in December. [Detroit News]

  • Fleet Foxes, Scratch Acid, Gary Numan, Robyn Hitchcock, Half Japanese, and the Minutemen‘s Mike Watt and George Hurley have been added to this year’s two-weekend All Tomorrow’s Parties festival, which will take place in Minehead, U.K., from December 2-4 and December 9-11. Neutral Milk Hotel‘s reclusive frontman Jeff Mangum and Battles are curating a weekend each. [All Tomorrow’s Parties Official Site]

  • Lonely Island — the comic trio featuring Saturday Night Live‘s Andy Samberg — will release their second album Turtleneck & Chain on May 10. The disc features guest spots from Akon and Nicki Minaj. Watch the hilarious video for their first track “We’re Back!” below.


    Reggae and dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry will release his latest album Rise Again on May 10. The disc features a guest spot from TV On the Radio‘s Tunde Adebimpe on the groovy single “Higher Level,” which you can stream over at Pitchfork.