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Watch Lou Reed Tribute Performances by Laurie Anderson, Anohni, More

Nearly three years have passed since quintessential New York City rocker Lou Reed died, and today, Lincoln Center, one of his favorite destinations in the city, has been hosting "The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed" in his honor. The event's evening programming – streaming live here …

Lou Reed

See Rihanna Throw Epic Paris Meet-and-Greet in 'Goodnight Gotham' Video

Rihanna throws an epic fan meet-and-greet in Paris in the minute-long new video for "Goodnight Gotham," a bonus track off the singer's <i>Anti</i>.<p>In the nighttime-shot video, with the Eiffel Tower illuminated golden yellow in the background, Rihanna admits to embarking on "the craziest thing I've ever …

Paris

David Bowie's 'Blackstar' Band Preps New LP 'Beyond Now'

Saxophonist Donny McCaslin and his band, the jazz troupe that backed David Bowie on <i>Blackstar</i>, have announced a new album titled <i>Beyond Now</i>, their first LP since Bowie's January 10th death.<p>The album includes bassist Tim Lefebvre, drummer Mark Guiliana and pianist Jason Lindner, three musicians that …

David Bowie

Watch French Montana, Drake's Festive 'No Shopping' Video

French Montana and Drake have dropped their festive new video for "No Shopping," their track off the Coke Boys rapper's upcoming LP <i>MC4</i>. The track marks Montana's first collaboration with Drake since their 2012 hit "Pop That."<p>Filmed at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic, the video opens with …

French Montana

'Iron Man' Composer Revives Ghostface Killah Lawsuit After Appeal

Ghostface Killah is once again facing a copyright infringement lawsuit stemming from the rapper's <i>Supreme Clientele</i> after an appeals court ruled that composer Jack Urbont, who wrote the "Iron Man Theme" for the Sixties cartoon <i>Marvel Super Heroes</i>, could revive his suit against Ghostface and Sony …

Ghostface Killah

Prince's Possible Heirs Narrowed Down to Six

The Minnesota judge presiding over Prince's estate decided Friday that several people who had claimed to be heirs of the flamboyant artist were not related to the musician.<p><i>The Associated Press</i> reports that Carver County Judge Kevin Eide threw out 30 individual claims to Prince's estate. He also …

Prince

See Steven Avery Case Vividly Recreated in 'Murder Made Me Famous'

Netflix’s Emmy-nominated hit docuseries <i>Making a Murderer</i> is already planning to return with new episodes that focus on the post-conviction process, furthering the story of Steven Avery and co-defendant Brendan Dassey, the two men convicted in the 2005 murder of Wisconsin woman Teresa Halbach. But …

Netflix

How the Son of Sam Changed America

On July 29, 1976, serial killer David Berkowitz – known as the Son of Sam – committed the first of his notorious murders in the outer boroughs of New York City. Over the next year, he would kill again five more times and injure at least seven along the way, despite being at the center of what …

Crime

How Son of Sam Changed America

On July 29, 1976, serial killer David Berkowitz – known as the Son of Sam – committed the first of his notorious murders in the outer boroughs of New York City. Over the next year, he would kill again five more times and injure at least seven along the way, despite being at the center of what …

Crime

'Suicide Squad': Director David Ayer on Creating a New Joker

"I don't even know how to describe the damn thing," says director David Ayer, just after wrapping post-production on <i>Suicide Squad,</i> his star-packed, supervillain-centric, DC Comics-based probable blockbuster, hitting theaters on August 5th. "It's not like anything else. And it's not trying to be …

Superhero Movies

Watch Kanye West's Tearful 'Wolves' Video Starring Balmain

Kanye West has partnered with fashion house Balmain for the video for "Wolves," a track off the rapper's forever project, <i>The Life of Pablo</i>. Unlike West's controversial "Famous" video, which starred waxy models of Taylor Swift, Donald Trump and others, "Wolves" boasts a flesh-and-blood all-star cast …

Kanye West

Watch Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain Tour Bowery's Punk Landmarks

Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, who will release a 20th anniversary reissue of their punk bible <i>Please Kill Me: The Uncensored History of Punk</i>, recently led <i>Rolling Stone</i> on a Facebook Live tour of the Bowery, the New York strip that was once home to some of the most vital punk locales. In this …

Entertainment

Watch Usher Sing Smoky, Slowed-Down 'Crash' on 'Tonight Show'

Usher brought his new single "Crash" to <i>The Tonight Show</i> Thursday, teaming up with house band the Roots for a music video-worthy performance.<p>For their rendition, Usher showcased his signature dance moves and falsetto along a catwalk between the Roots, as a white screen flickered in the background. …

Late Night Television

See Ozzy Osbourne Record Metal Voiceover for Disney Cartoon

Ozzy Osbourne makes a heavy metal cameo in an upcoming episode of animated Disney XD series <i>The 7D</i>, a modern update of the title characters from <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>. The Black Sabbath frontman and wife Sharon play the Duke and Duchess of Drear – parents of daughter Kelly's character, …

Ozzy Osbourne

'Into the Forest' Review: It's the End of the World (and They Don't Feel Fine)

It's not hard to believe that the world can come to an end; just view the current general election. <i>Into the Forest,</i> which director Patricia Rozema (<i>I've Heard the Mermaids Singing</i>) adapted from Jean Hegland's apocalyptic 1996 novel, brings the darkness to the near future in a house in the rural …

Evan Rachel Wood

RNC and DNC Showed There Are Two Teams in America – Choose Wisely

Some Bernie Sanders supporters – about 10 percent of them, it seems – say they're sick and tired of being told to suck it up and be "team players" in the general-election contest against Donald Trump. The Democrats weren't fair to their guy, they say, so why should they do anything to help the …

State Constitutions

'Gleason' Review: A Moving Look at Sports Hero Battling ALS

Most fans will never forget former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason's famous blocked punt during the team's first game back in the Superdome following Hurricane Katrina. You might think it's a downer, watching a movie detailing Gleason's deterioratation from the effects of ALS (amyotrophic …

Movie Reviews

Weekend Rock Question: What Is Jared Leto's Best Role?

<i>Rolling Stone</i>'s latest cover star Jared Leto has been talked about all year for his stirring, disturbing performance in the upcoming <i>Suicide Squad</i> as the Joker. The method actor's on-set actions as he dove into the character's sick mind have also become a subject of exploration for fans and …

Jared Leto

My Chemical Romance to Release 'The Black Parade' Deluxe Reissue

My Chemical Romance have announced a 10th anniversary reissue of their double-platinum <i>The Black Parade</i> LP. The 2-CD/3-LP set, out September 23rd via Warner Bros. Records, includes <i>Living With Ghosts</i>, a second disc featuring 11 previously unreleased demos and outtakes from the original recording …

My Chemical Romance

See Fifth Harmony Bring Back 2000s in Destiny's Child Medley

Fifth Harmony paid tribute to their idols Destiny's Child on Thursday with a fiery medley for ABC's summer music series <i>Greatest Hits</i>. The quintet, decked out in Nineties-style bandanas and light-washed jeans, rolled through "Say My Name," "Independent Women" and "Survivor" with ease. They even …

Destiny's Child

'Bad Moms' Review: A 'Hangover' for Stressed Mothers

You're not looking at the funniest comedy ever made, or even the freshest. But <i>Bad Moms</i> knows its way around a laugh and the women who so need to get their party on. Mila Kunis, always a wonderfully frisky screen presence, tones down her inherent hotness to play Amy, the 32-year-old mother of two …

Mila Kunis

Sharon Jones Fights On: 'I Have Cancer; Cancer Don't Have Me'

Sharon Jones walks into the Black Cat Café in Sharon Springs, New York, a tiny village one hour west of Albany, and is immediately greeted with jokes and hugs by every employee. A fiery performer who spent decades in obscurity before becoming a Grammy-nominated soul and funk savior with her …

Cancer

Watch YG Dance Through Tokyo in 'Word Is Bond' Video

YG tours around Tokyo in the new video for "Word Is Bond," the latest cut of the rapper's recently released <i>Still Brazy</i>. The 2Tone-directed video follows YG and guest Slim 400 sightseeing through the Japanese metropolis after performing at Tokyo's Public Labo Block Party earlier in the year.<p>The …

Tokyo

Watch UFC President Dana White Discuss Why He Spoke at the RNC

Earlier this month, the UFC sold for a whopping $4 billion, making it the most lucrative transaction for an organization in sports history. As the president of the UFC and partial owner, Dana White took home a good chunk of change from the deal, too. According to ESPN, White received around $360 …

Dana White

Inside the Mind of Olympic Runner Alexi Pappas

On her sweat-stained road to Rio, Greek-American distance runner Alexi Pappas has learned that success can be measured in messy moments. After training with her new Greek Olympic team in Karpenisi, Pappas is spending her final days leading up to the Olympics training in Mammoth Lakes, California. …

Brazil

Review: Shura's 'Nothing's Real' Is a Downer Glam Gem

The debut album from twenty-five-year-old British alt-pop diarist Shura is a tangle of glam and glum. Born in the Nineties and in love with the bubble beats and synth clouds of the Eighties, she builds her music as a glossy shell around detailed dissections of missed connections. "What's It Gonna …

Entertainment

Review: DJ Khaled Doesn't Let Viral Fame Change Him on 'Major Key'

For the past 10 years, DJ Khaled has been hip-hop's brassiest motivational speaker, and lately it seems like the whole world is on his team – from Beyoncé to LeBron to the nation of Belize (which just named an island after the catchphrase that serves as the title of his new album). The Miami …

DJ Khaled

Watch Refused's Electric 'Servants of Death' Video

Swedish art-punk lefties Refused are coming off an unlikely and successful reunion, complete with dates around the world and an acclaimed studio LP, <i>Freedom</i>. Now the band has released a travelogue in the form of a music video for their "Servants of Death."<p>"Our tour manager, Robin Laananen, is a …

Albums

'Slender Man' Trial: Why Trying These Girls as Adults Is Absurd

In two decisions released Wednesday, a Wisconsin appeals court upheld a decision to try the girls in the "Slender Man" case as adults. The two girls admitted as 12-year-olds in 2014 to having stabbed their friend in order to please "Slender Man," an Internet horror meme. (The victim luckily crawled …

Mental Health

Watch Lady Gaga Cover Neil Young, Beatles for DNC Delegates

Lady Gaga covered a handful of classic, pseudo-political tunes – including Neil Young's "Old Man" and the Beatles' "Come Together" – at a free, invitation-only concert for delegates to the Democratic National Convention.<p>New Jersey Senator Cory Booker introduced Gaga Thursday at the "Camden Rising" …

John Lennon