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Watch Lonely Island's Oddball 'I'm a Weirdo' Video

Connor4Real drops freestyle from upcoming mockumentary 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping'<p>The Lonely Island's pop mockumentary <i>Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping</i> arrives June 3rd, and before the comedy hits theaters, Conner4Real – the fictional pop star played by Andy Samberg – has unveiled another …

Andy Samberg

2 Chainz, Lil Wayne Celebrate Excess in 'Gotta Lotta' Video

Rappers drop latest visual off their collaborative 'Collegrove'<p>2 Chainz and Lil Wayne have unveiled their new video for "Gotta Lotta," the rappers' latest single off their collaborative <i>Collegrove</i>.<p>A fire breathing woman, a marching band drummer, rapper Mack Maine and Lil Wayne's "Make America Skate …

Lil Wayne

Skrillex Refutes Justin Bieber Lawsuit: 'Sorry But We Didn't Steal This'

In response to White Hinterland lawsuit, producer posts video showing how vocal hook was created, not sampled<p>Skrillex, who was named in the lawsuit filed against Justin Bieber over the hit "Sorry," has responded to the copyright infringement allegations. "SORRY but we didn't steal this," the …

Justin Bieber

Dierks Bentley, 'Black'

Singer-songwriter dives deep - and dark - on LP centered around relationships<p>Like a two-sided <i>Lost Weekend</i>, emotional – and literal – darkness is at the troubled heart of the first half of <i>Black</i>, Dierks Bentley's adventurous 21st century take on cheating songs and the reclamation of love, which marks …

Music

Watch Chad Smith, Jack Johnson Cover Sly Stone With Kids

Paula Abdul, Jason Mraz, Tim Robbins and more play "Everyday People" as part of Turnaround Arts<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, Jack Johnson, Paula Abdul, Jason Mraz, Tim Robbins, Keb' Mo' and Elizabeth Banks were among the musicians and celebrities to perform music alongside students as …

Chad Smith

Life After 'Doom': Estranged Creators of Era-Defining Game Speak

John Romero and John Carmack, id Software's co-founders, don't talk anymore, but they share custody of a legacy<p>On May 13th, <i>Doom</i> – one of the most influential video game franchises ever – blasted back in all its bloody, heavy metal, demon-splattering glory. As the latest installment of the seminal …

John Carmack

Meet SWMRS: Punk's Progressive, Pop-Friendly Saviors

NorCal band on how feminism, scene pride fueled debut LP 'Drive North'<p>SWMRS co-leader Cole Becker is hanging from the ceiling. The California punk rockers are charging through bracing, hook-y songs off their debut, <i>Drive North</i>, at a New York show. They even return to the stage after their allotted …

Punk music

See Maggie Rose's Revamped 'Same Sky' from the Opry Lounge

Dance-friendly track from 'Variety Show, Vol. 1' gets an acoustic makeover backstage at the Grand Ole Opry<p>In its original form, Maggie Rose's "Same Sky" has echoes of the sleek dance pop that Taylor Swift and Robyn have mastered, yoking a boom-clap beat to electric guitar riffs and showers of …

Music

Hear Joey Bada$$' Resilient New Single 'Devastated'

Rapper's Pro Era crew also schedules second annual Steez Day Festival, featuring A$AP Mob, Danny Brown and more<p>Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has dropped his latest single "Devastated," which the Pro Era MC first debuted during his Coachella set in April.<p>The uplifting, resilient cut finds Bada$$ …

New York City

Watch Mastodon, ATDI, QOTSA Supergroup's Dark 'Starlight' Video

Clip for Gone Is Gone's atmospheric single finds band members Troy Sanders, Tony Hajjar, Troy Van Leeuwen, Make Zarin performing in silhouette<p>Gone Is Gone – an experimental rock supergroup featuring members of Mastodon, At the Drive-In and Queens of the Stone Age – launch into deep-space with new …

Mastodon

WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne's Silent Supremacy

She exudes quiet confidence on the court – and the rest of the world is starting to notice<p>Elena Delle Donne is not just a basketball player. She also likes making tables. She is the proud owner of a dog named Wrigley, the reigning champion of <i>Complex's</i> Beast Wars bracket. She’s built a bed frame …

WNBA

Remembering Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Drugged-Out Limo Ride

'Eat the Document' clip offers fascinating look at two legends' tense alliance<p>By May 1966, John Lennon and Bob Dylan had become the only serious candidates for the newly conceived "Spokesman of a Generation" title. At the height of their creative powers, each of the men sought to break free from …

Bob Dylan

Hear Red Hot Chili Peppers' Minimalist Funk on 'The Getaway'

Propulsive title-track kicks off band's new LP, out in June<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers unleash atmospheric funk on "The Getaway," the title-track of their 11th studio album, out June 17th. "Take me to the future," frontman Anthony Kiedis croons over Flea's minimalist bassline.<p>"The Getaway," available now …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

'Holy Hell': How One Man Documented 22 Years Inside a Sadistic Cult

Former cult member's documentary details over two decades of mind games and torture inside an L.A. cult<p>He was grooming me. I didn't see it then, but it's so obvious now. I wanted a mentor; a teacher. When I got around him more, that's when I was like, 'Oh my God, he's an asshole.'" For 22 years, …

Documentaries

Watch Neil Young Face Off Against GMO Corn on 'Colbert'

Rocker also talks PONO, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and new album 'Earth' on 'Late Show'<p>Neil Young came face-to-face with his arch nemesis – a living, breathing ear of GMO corn – on Thursday's <i>Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i>, with the rocker engaging in a conversation about why he's so against …

Neil Young

Watch Arcade Fire's Surprise DJ-Percussion Set Outside Louvre

Win Butler, Régine Chassagne spin David Bowie, Sinéad O'Connor during exhibition by French street artist JR<p>Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne delivered a quirky DJ set this week during French street artist JR's exhibition "JR at the Louvre," held at Paris public garden Jardin des …

Arcade Fire

See Lee Brice, Jerrod Niemann's Summer Fantasy Video 'Little More Love'

"We buy an El Camino with horns on the hood and try to help people out," says Niemann of the clip's surreal vibe<p>Lee Brice was busy collecting songs for his <i>I Don't Dance</i> follow-up when he stumbled across "A Little More Love," a summertime anthem written by Shane McAnally, Ross Copperman, Natalie …

Music

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Tom Petty Deep Cut?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll<p>Tom Petty kicked off an American tour this month with his old band Mudcrutch, but don't buy a ticket to the show expecting to hear "American Girl," "Free Falling" or any of his other big hits. This is a Mudcrutch tour, and they're doing Mudcrutch songs with the …

Tom Petty

Blake Shelton Headlines Second Harvest Show: The Ram Report

Nashville benefit show will be hosted by lauded songwriter Craig Wiseman<p>Blake Shelton will headline a show at the Mother Church of Country Music next month. <i>The Voice</i> coach is Nashville-bound for both CMA Music Fest, where he'll perform at Nissan Stadium, and the Stars for Second Harvest show at the …

Blake Shelton

See Bernie Sanders Comment on Trump Debate on 'Kimmel'

Plus, Vermont senator shares opinion on discussion surrounding transgender bathroom laws<p>Following Donald Trump's appearance on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i>, Bernie Sanders stopped by the late-night show. Sanders had requested Trump's participation in a debate by having Kimmel ask on his behalf.<p>"You made it …

Bernie Sanders

Hear Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen's Wistful 'In My Arms Instead'

Live, acoustic rendition of tune appears on the duo's forthcoming album 'Watch This'<p>"I wrote this song so people could dance and love each other," singer-songwriter Randy Rogers remarks to the audience at the top of "In My Arms Instead" from the live album <i>Watch This</i> with pal Wade Bowen.<p>But it's not …

Music

'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan': Inside His First Classic

Dylan broke with folk orthodoxy, recorded his own songs and made a masterpiece<p>"I wrote a lot of songs in a quick amount of time," said Bob Dylan of the creative explosion that resulted in his second album, 1963's <i>The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.</i> "I could do that then, because the process was new to me. I …

Bob Dylan

Watch Bat for Lashes' Unnerving 'Sunday Love' Video

Natasha Khan unveils latest chapter in her upcoming concept album 'The Bride'<p>Bat for Lashes' Natasha Khan unveiled her new video for "Sunday Love," the latest chapter in the singer's upcoming concept album <i>The Bride</i>.<p>Inspired by Khan's short film <i>I Do</i>, <i>The Bride</i> tells the story of a woman who embarks …

Movies

K. Michelle Talks Double-Standard for Black Pop Singers

"I deserve to not dumb down my singing and my lyrics to fit urban radio"<p>For many, Kimberly Michelle is the breakout star of VH1 guilty pleasure <i>Love & Hip Hop Atlanta</i>: a reality TV maven whose frequent social media beefs, high-profile romances and Instagram stunting makes for gossip site gold. But …

Azealia Banks

Lukas Graham's Singer on Growing Up in Denmark's Anarchist Utopia

"7 Years" co-writer Lukas Forchhammer explains how his meager beginnings keep him humble<p>If it seems like Lukas Graham came out of nowhere, it's because the Danish pop group sort of did. Frontman Lukas Forchhammer grew up in a small, rough Copenhagen neighborhood called Christiania that was founded …

Denmark

Watch David Schwimmer, Rebel Wilson Rap Battle James Corden

"Millennials, let me introduce you to this guy. His name is David – he was famous in '95," Corden says on 'Late Late Show'<p>James "The Rappin' Assassin" Corden and David "The MC Who's TV Royalty" Schwimmer squared off Thursday in a heated <i>Late Late Show</i> rap battle of "Drop the Mic." Corden unleashed …

Rebel Wilson

Rest in Chaos

A country storyteller get (sort of) trippy in a fascinating side project.<p>A few years ago, country-folk road-warrior Todd Snider abandoned his acoustic guitar and formed a new supergroup – Hard Working Americans – with veteran instrumentalists from the jam-band scene. Their 2014 debut was a …

Music

Dierks Bentley on New Album 'Black': 'I've Claimed the Right to Be Me'

Country hitmaker's latest LP is a candid, at times uncomfortable, look at relationships<p>Dierks Bentley just wants to be himself.<p>"I think I've claimed the right to be any version of me that I want to be," he says, sitting in a studio on Nashville's Music Row, nursing a second cup of coffee. The …

Music

Justin Bieber, Skrillex Sued Over 'Sorry' Hook

"Like most artists that sample music, Bieber could have licensed my song for use in 'Sorry,'" Casey Dienel, who performs as White Hinterland, writes. "But he chose not to contact me"<p>Casey Dienel, an indie artist who records under the moniker White Hinterland, has filed a copyright infringement …

Celebrity Gossip

7/27

America's most popular girl group return with a lean, slightly updated version of their bombastic pop<p>A lot has happened in the nearly 16 months since <i>Reflection</i>, the giddy, explosive debut from these five <i>X Factor</i> vets. Justin Bieber and OMI triumphed with the perpetually chilled feel of so-called …

Fifth Harmony