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News Of The Day – 11/17

Sean Combs
(photo: Shareif Ziyadat / Getty Images for Sean "Diddy" Combs)

Good morning. Here’s all you need to know about what went on in the world of music in the past 24 hours:

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is being sued by his former romantic partner Cassie Ventura for allegedly sexually abusing her for years. Combs, through an attorney, has denied the accusations. Read more about the suit here.

Boygenius covered the traditional song “The Parting Glass” with Ye Vagabonds as a holiday charity single. The group chose this song to pay tribute to the late Sinéad O’Connor, who previously covered it in 2002.

Gossip is back. The Beth Ditto-led band released “Crazy Again,” its first new song in 12 years, from its upcoming album, Real Power, which was produced by Rick Rubin and is out in March.

Drake released a new three-song EP titled Scary Hours 3, which he said only took him five days to record. Earlier this week, he announced a 2024 arena tour with J. Cole.

Holly Humberstone shared a video for “Elvis Impersonators.”

Ty Segall, Devendra Banhart, Channel Tres, Neko Case, Dehd, K.Flay, Briston Maroney, and Dry Cleaning highlight the first wave of artists performing at next year’s Treefort Music Fest in Boise, ID., from March 20-24, 2024.

Listen to Porno for Pyros’ first new song in 26 years.

A theatrical version of Sufjan Stevens’ 2005 Illinois album is heading to the stage. Titled Illinoise, it will debut in March at New York Park Avenue Armory.