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Chris Cornell ended the last performance of his life with a song about death

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>In my time of dying, I want nobody to mourn</i><p><i>All I want for you to do is take my body home</i><p>Those are the opening lines to the last song Chris Cornell ever sang on stage. It was a cover of Led Zeppelin's "In My Time of Dying."<p>Cornell and his band Soundgarden have covered the song before and they …

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How One Photographer Captured Jimi Hendrix at His Peak

Jimi Hendrix sits next to Carmen Borrero in a Pool Box seat during afternoon sound check at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 14<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ed …

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Northwest of Hell: Spin’s 1989 Soundgarden Profile

<i>Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing, we are</i> …

Chris Cornell

Death Of Chris Cornell, Powerhouse Voice Of Soundgarden, Ruled A Suicide

<b>Updated at 2:25 p.m. ET</b><p>Chris Cornell, the unmistakable voice and frontman of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died overnight in Detroit at the age of 52. He was discovered just past midnight at the MGM Grand Detroit, according to police.<p>The office of the Wayne County Medical Examiner on …

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Chris Cornell, Singer with Soundgarden and Audioslave, Dies at 52

Rocker , who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands and later , has died at age 52, according to his representative.<p>Cornell, who had been on …

Music

Forget Fyre: Here Are This Summer’s Most Anticipated Music Festivals

These music fests are all but guaranteed to be better than that FEMA camp for spoiled Instagram kids.<p>It’s summer, and you know what that means: if you’re not instagramming, snapchatting, or going live from a music and arts festival, you might as well be dead already. Life is for the living, and …

Festivals

'Hired Gun' Doc on Back-Up Musicians Hits Theaters June 29, Watch Trailer

<b>, ,</b> , and <b></b>might seem to have little in common especially in terms of sound, but in truth they all have at least one commonality not often considered: …

Movies

Justin Bieber, Quavo & Chance the Rapper Earn First Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs No. 1 on DJ Khaled's 'I'm the One'

The collab, also new atop the Hot 100, is Khaled's second Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs leader & Lil Wayne's 10th.<p>DJ Khaled's "I'm the One," featuring Justin …

Music

The Divide In Rap Isn’t Just About Age — It’s Veiled Homophobia, Too

In a recent DJ Vlad video entitled “Cassidy on Lil Yachty’s Pro-Gay <i>Teenage Emotions</i> Album Cover: I Don’t Respect It,” the Philly rapper is shown the cover of Yachty’s album, which shows two men kissing in the corner. In a repulsed tone, he tells DJ Vlad, “That’s why I don’t listen to that,” before …

Rap & Hip-Hop

What is Happening to Katy Perry?

<b>Katy Perry has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons, causing her fans to question her mental sanity. Is she heading towards a typical pop</b> …

Katy Perry

Mary J. Blige might not be drama free at the moment — and she's OK with that

For Mary J. Blige, there’s always been purpose in pain.<p>A hard upbringing marred by violence. Heartbreak. Addiction. Toxic relationships. Self-hatred.<p>Regardless of the source, Blige has made it her ministry to navigate the depths of despair and confront emotional trauma through her music — and she …

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Niall Horan quits Simon Cowell’s record label: ‘I hope he doesn’t hate me’

Niall Horan has quit Simon Cowell’s label Syco.<p>Miley Cyrus to release 'most honest' single Malibu she wrote in the back of an Uber taxi<p>In a bold …

Music

John Mellencamp: Rock and Roll Is Not Coming Back

Lit cigarette in hand, pop-rock icon John Mellencamp sauntered to the front of the room in McIntosh’s swanky Soho townhouse. He had a serious look on …

Music

Jimi Hendrix And Mitch Mitchell Rare Acoustic Jam

George Clinton: 'Ain't no funk in the Trump'

<i>CNN's new original series "Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History"</i> airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> At 75 years old, the self-proclaimed "godfather of the funk" shows no signs of slowing down.<p>George Clinton, the singer, songwriter and mastermind behind legendary bands Parliament and …

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J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only - a Dreamville film

The Fyre Festival Was a Luxury Nightmare

The Fyre Festival was announced in December, advertised as a dreamy, deluxe, and highly Instagrammable music-festival experience that would take place over two weekends in the Bahamas, on a purportedly private island called Fyre Cay. The organizers—including Billy McFarland, the founder of the …

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The Fyre Festival: The Fiasco We All Should Have Seen Coming

Not much ages well on the internet. But the 1994 New Yorker cartoon of a dog sitting behind a desktop—“On the internet, nobody knows you’re a …

Social Media

Rap Songs Account for Half the Billboard Hot 100's Top 10 for First Time Since 2013

On the latest Billboard Hot 100 (dated May 6), Kendrick Lamar's "Humble." rules at No. 1 and oversees a raptastic top 10: For the first time in four …

Music

What The World Listened To Most In 2016

Yesterday, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry released its annual "Global Music Report," a close, numbers-focused breakdown of how the mainstream recording industry is faring economically. (You can read our analysis here.)<p>Often overlooked in coverage of the report — the irony …

Music

Mike WiLL Made-It Says Kendrick Lamar's 'HUMBLE.' Beat Was Originally for Gucci Mane

Imagine hearing Gucci Mane over Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE." According to the song's producer, Mike WiLL Made-It, the beat was originally intended for …

Music

Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Highest-Selling Album Globally in 2016; Drake Lands Top Song: IFPI

This morning (April 25), the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) released its annual Global Music Report, an analysis of the …

Music

The women behind Prince: ‘The respect he showed us speaks volumes’

Throughout his career, Prince championed female musicians, unlike many of his peers. We speak to some of those he influenced – and who, in turn, inspired him<p>Picture the scene: Prince’s 2005 Grammy’s afterparty, where Maceo Parker, Larry Graham and Stevie Wonder are jamming while Prince solos on …

Feminism

GHOST Frontman Breaks Character To Explain Lawsuit, Lineup Changes And Timeline For Next Album

"It is an album that will be completely impregnated by death, but it will also be an album on survival."The post GHOST Frontman Breaks Character To …

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OJAY the Hendrix of the Bass

Republic A&R Exec Wendy Goldstein Tells Stories of Ariana Grande, The Weeknd & Julia Michaels During Canadian Music Week Keynote

In a well-rounded keynote interview at Canadian Music Week, Republic Records executive vp Wendy Goldstein drilled into how Toronto became a hotbed of …

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