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Nicki Minaj Debuts ‘Bed Of Lies’ And Still Gives Us Plenty Of Bass With 2014 MTV EMA Performance + MORE

Nicki Minaj gave us plenty to gawk at when she debuted “Anaconda” at the VMAs in August, so when she hit the stage for her headlining set at the 2014 MTV EMA in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday, Nov. 9, her Minajesty upped the ante a bit. She gave us a bit of the past, present and future, in additio.... More »
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For Natalie Prass, a strong cap to a successful year + MORE

If you were among those who fell in love with Natalie Prass’s debut album — whether it was getting over a heartbreak, an affinity for the music coming from Richmond’s Spacebomb studio or simply because of the breathtaking soul-vibe beauty of her best songs — you might have been taken aback b.... More »
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Video: Kendrick Lamar performs with SZA at 2013 AMAs + MORE Nov 25th

Though Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city lost out on Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Album to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ The Heist, the Top Dawg star stole the show with his performance. Joined by fellow TDE signee and CoSigned artist SZA and backed by a full band, Lamar blended “.... More »
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Shaky Start: Kanye West & Drake Postpone Shows on New Tours + MORE Oct 21st

Drake and Kanye West both began their respective fall tours this past weekend. The “Would You Like A Tour?” featuring Drake, Miguel, and Future opened on Friday night in Pittsburgh, while Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar kicked off their “Yeezus” tour in Seattle on Saturday. No.... More »
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Country singer Dustin Lynch pelted in face with beer can during show (VIDEO) + MORE

Country singer Dustin Lynch showed some grit over the weekend after he was pelted in the face with a beer can during a show in Florida, but kept performing despite a bad wound. .... More »
R. Kelly Sets ‘Black Panties’ Release Date
Black Panties are flying onto shelves this November. R. Kelly has set a release date for his upcoming album.

The R&B veteran’s 12th album will arrive on Nov. 11, he announced during a listening session in Atlanta over the weekend (via Billboard).
“If you can take tragedy and turn it into triumph, that’s when you’ve reached the zenith of a true champion,” said Kellz…

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Future Music and Goodlife Festival still going ahead for 2014 Future Music and Goodlife Festival still going ahead for 2014

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Crow releases ‘Feels Like Home,’ her first country album, this week.

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

– consequenceofsound.net

Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AMFor a time, Arctic Monkeys were the most popular band in Britain. On the heels of hit single “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” and massive blog hype, the band’s first album, 2006′s Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, went on to become the fastest-selling British debut in history, an overnight success…

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BBC decision to axe Radio 2 show Big Band Special is a crass mistake, says Martin Chilton.    

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Elvis Costello & the Roots – Wise Up Ghost: Exclusive album streamHave a listen to this unique collaboration between Elvis and ?uestlove’s gang – then let us know your thoughtsFans of pop trivia will know that Elvis Costello’s first-ever claim to fame was that he contributed backing vocals to Secret Lemonade Drinker, the song his dad, Ross MacManus, performed for an R White’s Lemonade TV advert in the 70s…

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Arcade Fire and David Bowie team up on ReflektorMontreal band releases new single and video by Anton Corbijn ahead of not-so-secret Sept. 9 show at Montreal’s Club Salsathèque.

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Vijay Iyer’s and Mike Ladd’s ‘Holding It Down’ focuses on the enduring effect of the U.S. war effort and is inspired by interviews with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans about their dreams.If there’s any one thread running through today’s pop music, it’s the amazing ability for most songs to be about absolutely nothing.

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The band gets black and white and weird all over in the video for their new single.

By Brenna Ehrlich

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Interview: Arsenio Hall Speaks On His Return To TV, Farrakhan & TupacBETTER LATE THAN NEVER
The Arsenio Hall Show shook up ’90s nighttime TV with hip-hop generation guests, culture-defining gags and iconic interviews. As Hall prepares for the legendary show’s reboot, the actor/host drops gems on his grand closing and reopening

-If you’re doing anything new, you’re going to be met by opposition…

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