Music

Woman In Kevin Hart Sex Tape Holds Press Conference -- Watch It Here

On Wednesday (Sept. 20), the woman filmed with <b>Kevin Hart</b> in his sex tape/extortion video held a press conference where she said that she's a victim, …

Entertainment

Foo Fighters 'Frustrated' After Fans Turned Away From London Show

Hundreds of ticket holders were denied entry to Tuesday's O2 Arena concert for failing to present ID that matched booking<p>After hundreds of Foo …

Foo Fighters

Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ Could Change The Rap Game Forever If It Hits No. 1

Cardi B, success story of 2017, stands poised to topple Taylor Swift as the artist with the No. 1 song on the <i>Billboard</i> Hot 100 chart.<p>If “Bodak Yellow” were to top the chart, it would be the first time a solo female rapper has done so since Lauryn Hill debuted at No. 1 in 1998 with “Doo Wop (That …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Usher's Georgia Accuser Comes Forward With Her Identity

The woman who is suing Usher for $20 million for giving her herpes has come forward and revealed her name and identity. In new court documents …

Herpes

13 Things You Might Not Know About 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'

On September 20th, 1976, <b>AC/DC</b> <b></b>released their third album, <i>Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap</i>. To mark the album’s 41st anniversary, here are 13 things you …

Rock Music

The History of Crispin Glover’s Bizarre Debut Album

Actor, artist, and lovable weirdo Crispin Glover first caught the public’s eye in 1984’s <i>Friday the 13</i><i>th</i><i>: The Final Chapter</i>, when he did a spasmodic …

Big Boi on That Long-Awaited Outkast Album: ‘You’ve Gotta Talk to Jesus’

The celebrated hip-hop MC opens up about his thriving solo career, the rise of Cardi B, and that hilarious ‘Key & Peele’ Outkast sketch.<p>QUEENS, New York — Between the lustrous gold ‘BB’ chain, the pungent billows of marijuana smoke pouring from a plus-sized blunt, and my reflection gazing back at …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bill Evans, Another Time: The Hilversum Concert

Resonance Records is emerging as the most vital jazz reissue house around—or, rather, not "reissue," for the music they put out has never been issued …

Audiophile

Lady Gaga has fibromyalgia: So what is it?

Pop star Lady Gaga recently revealed on Twitter that she suffers from a debilitating disorder called fibromyalgia, as NPR reported. She has been …

Fibromyalgia

With Its 'No Dancing' Law Verging On Repeal, New York Legitimizes Its Nightlife

Last night, at the nightclub and circus-arts space House of Yes in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law legislation that establishes an Office of Nightlife and a Nightlife Advisory Board. Joined on stage by punk icon Marky Ramone and jazz great Ron Carter, and …

Culture

Avril Lavigne is the internet’s most dangerous star – but that’s nothing new

From topping a malware poll to conspiracy theories about her death and superfans gaming YouTube for higher views, the Canadian singer has become an odd staple of internet culture<p>Not every article is written while wearing full hi-vis, Perspex goggles, hard hat and abseiling harness, with a …

UK News

Did Miley Cyrus Write Love Song About Leaving Stella Maxwell For Liam Hemsworth?

Miley Cyrus’ new album promises to be quite confessional. She’s dropped a lyric from a song called ‘She’s Not Him’ that sounds like she’s talking …

Celebrity News

Spotify playlist: 50 golden hip hop classics

Delving into the hip hop vaults is a wonderful thing and that's what we've done for our new Spotify playlist.<p>Classic Hip Hop will be updated every …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bob Dylan Is On the Cover of the Village Voice’s Final Print Issue

Bob Dylan is the last cover star of <i>The Village Voice</i>, which released its final print edition today. The photo was taken by the late Fred McDarrah, a …

Bob Dylan

Watch Prophets of Rage's Trump-Skewering New 'Hail to the Chief' Video

Mike Pence becomes President's puppet master in clip by rock-rap supergroup<p>Prophets of Rage – the supergroup/"elite task force of revolutionary …

Donald Trump

Shocking Omissions: The Resilient Reinvention Of Cher's 'Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves'

<i>This essay is one in a series celebrating deserving artists or albums not included on NPR Music's list of 150 Greatest Albums By Women.</i><p>There are figures in pop culture whose influence is so ubiquitous, they require almost no introduction. We refer to them with a familiarity reserved for our closest …

Culture

30 Pounds of Illegal Drugs Seized, Promo Company Owner Faces 10+ Years

An Atlanta promotions company co-owner, <b>Woodie Louis Ochle</b>, has been sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for conspiracy to distribute thousands …

Electronic Music

The Killers Are Still Too Much, In a Good Way

The last song on the new Killers album, <i>Wonderful Wonderful</i>, is called “Have All the Songs Been Written?” That question, apparently, was the subject …

Brandon Flowers

Here's the NFL's Response to That Jay Z Super Bowl Rumor

The NFL has issued a response to the rumors about Jay Z and the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show. Tuesday, a rumor started circulating about Jay Z …

Sports

Beck Explains the Creative Process Behind His New Song, ‘Dear Life’

For this album, I wanted to make something that was uplifting, had a lot of energy, and made you want to sing along. How do you do that legitimately, …

​Watch a bizarre anti-LSD video from 1969

This might actually be an anti-hot dog video…

Electronic Music

Should Have Been Bigger: Kylie Minogue's Perky "Timebomb"

<b>Flashback: Madonna's 'Living For Love'</b><p>Madonna's 'Living For Love' deserved to be a much bigger hit than it was.<p>MORE >><p><i>In this franchise, we look back</i> …

Kylie Minogue

Zex dropped from label due to sexual assault accusations, 1 day after Beyonce made them famous

Canadian punks <b>Zex</b> were in the news earlier this week when vinyl pressings of <b>Beyonce</b>‘s 2016 album <i>Lemonade</i> were mistakenly pressed with songs from …

Murder Of Drake's Longtime Friend Caught On Graphic Video

Last week, Drake took to Instagram to mourn the loss of his longtime friend and OVO family member Anthony “Fif” Soares, who was gunned down by two …

Crime

Thomas Rhett has country music’s first number-one album of 2017: Are we underestimating him at CMAs?

<b>Thomas Rhett</b>‘s star has been on the rise. The country music singer just debuted on top of the Billboard 200 albums chart with his third album, “Life …

Award Shows

So There’s This French African Rapper Named MHD, And He’s Really Good

We were only there for three or four songs. It was enough. Last Thursday was one of those rare nights when Chris DeVille and I, the two Stereogum …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Chicano Batman: 'We’re four Latinos breaking into rock music and succeeding'

‘LA’s house band’ have gone from the city’s best-kept secret to leaders of the Latin soul revival, but in the age of Trump can they avoid being political?<p>“The first time people come out to see us, they just stare the whole time,” says Chicano Batman’s bass player, Eduardo Arenas, as he sits in the …

BTS Takes a Different Approach to K-pop: Ease

The best song on “Love Yourself: ‘Her’,” the new EP from the K-pop stars BTS, isn’t the main single, “DNA,” with its shuddering club-music drops and urgent Shawn Mendes-esque guitar intro. Nor is it “Best of Me,” which was written in part by Andrew Taggart, of the dim pop-EDM outfit the …

The Arts

New Order, Peter Hook Settle Lawsuit Over Band Names

"The Joy Division and New Order names mean a great deal to so many of the fans, and the band felt it important to protect the legacy," band …

New Bob Dylan Box Set Installment to Explore Singer's Gospel Period

For nearly 30 years, Bob Dylan has undertaken the Herculean task of mining his catalog for his ongoing <i>Bootleg Series</i> box set. On Wednesday (Sept. …

Bob Dylan