The National Announce Digital Release for Boxer (Live in Brussels)

Last month, for Record Store Day, the National released an exclusive vinyl edition of Boxer (Live in Brussels), an album of live performances from their…
Israel Daramola / May 22, 2018

’80s Worshippers Pale Waves Keep Building Compelling Music From Familiar Parts

The sounds of the '80s have been a contemporary pop music fixation for years now, whether an act started out by emulating the aesthetic or shifted their image altogether. But Manchester's Pale Waves…
Joshua Copperman / May 22, 2018

(Thee) Oh Sees Announce New Album Smote Reverser; Hear “Overthrown”

Oh Sees, the noisy California psych-rock outfit formerly known as Thee Oh Sees and also sometimes as just OCS but always featuring the maniacally productive John…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2018

Rich the Kid Accused of Domestic Abuse, Forcing Ex to Get Abortions: Report

Rich the Kid's (born Dimitri Roger) estranged wife Antonette Willis claims that the Atlanta rapper physically abused her and coerced her into having at least three…
Maggie Serota / May 22, 2018

Everything We Know About Nicki Minaj’s Queen

Nicki Minaj is set to release an album on June 15th called Queen. Here's what we know.
Joshua Copperman / May 22, 2018

Wynton Marsalis Thinks Rap Is “More Damaging Than A Statue Of Robert E. Lee”

Wynton Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, and Pulitzer Prizewinner. He’s also built himself a longtime reputation as a jazz purist, one who refuses to integrate…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / May 22, 2018

R. Kelly Dismisses Critics in New Phone Video: “They Should Have Did This Shit 30 Years Ago”

A new video has surfaced online of R. Kelly expressing dismissal of his critics in one of his first publicly available statements since sexual abuse allegations of…
Andy Cush / May 22, 2018

Dave Grohl on “Massive Jerk” Donald Trump in New Interview: “I Am Ashamed of Our President”

Dave Grohl is on the cover of the June 2018 issue of British GQ, where the Foo Fighters frontman and enthusiastic Jaegermeister drinker holds forth on emo rapper Lil…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2018

Avicii’s Family Says His Funeral Will Be Private

Avicii's family has announced funeral plans for the Swedish EDM DJ and producer who died at the age of 28 from an apparent suicide last month,…
Maggie Serota / May 22, 2018

Ariana Grande Remembers Manchester on First Anniversary of Concert Bombing

Ariana Grande is remembering the people of Manchester, England today, one year after the bombing outside her Manchester Arena concert on May 22, 2017 that killed 22 people. "Thinking…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2018

The 2018 World Cup Anthem Features Nicky Jam, Will Smith, and Diplo

As reported by Vibe, Billboard, and the Colombian radio station W, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Anthem this year comes to us…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 22, 2018

Jay Rock Announces New Album Redemption

After the release of the triumphant "Win" last week, Jay Rock has announced a new album. Titled Redemption, the record is the follow-up to 2015's 90059…
Israel Daramola / May 22, 2018

Trent Reznor Tells Fan to “Suck My Entire Cock” During Nine Inch Nails LP/EP Debate

It's been a question those of us on the NINNBB (Nine Inch Nails News Blog Beat) have been grappling with for a couple of weeks:…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 22, 2018

2018 All Things Go Fall Classic Lineup: Carly Rae Jepsen, Maggie Rogers, BØRNS, and More

Carly Rae Jepsen, Maggie Rogers, BØRNS, and Billie Eilish have been announced to headline the All Things Go 2018 Fall Classic festival on October 6-7. The…
Joshua Copperman / May 22, 2018

R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting STD in Lawsuit

R. Kelly is the subject of a new lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court on Monday (May 21), alleging sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure…
Colin Stutz, Billboard / May 22, 2018
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