SXSW 2017: Gucci Mane and Meek Mill Make Trap Decent Again + MORE

 

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INDIANAPOLIS — When the Utah Jazz make their one and only trip to Indianapolis on Monday night to take on the Indiana Pacers, George Hill will be making his return to Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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Katy Perry shared how she moved beyond the ‘bubble’ of her religious upbringing and learned from the LGBTQ community in a moving HRC gala speech.

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To mark the 20th anniversary of Phish’s very own ice cream flavor Phish Food from Ben & Jerry’s, the band released select tracks from their launch show at the Flynn Theater in Burlington, VT. The show marked their final Burlington performance to date, although the group did play Winnoski and Coventry, VT in 2004 as well as a stop at Essex Junction in 2011…

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Critic's Notebook: Finding the Joy at South by Southwest: 12 Notable ActsThis year’s festival featured reunions (At the Drive-In), memorials (for Buckwheat Zydeco) and a range of striving newcomers (Holly Macve).

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Saturday night’s SXSW hip-hop centerpiece was Atlantic Records’ Make Trap Great Again, in which the “trap” was a fist-bumping catharsis behind Stubb’s BBQ. The lineup included Ty Dolla $ign, Meek Mill, and the Trap God himself, Gucci Mane.

The audience was mainly sanguine through the majority of the night, with marijuana smoke continuously rising…

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Iggy Azalea bares nearly all on the cover of her new Digital Distortion single, “Mo Bounce.”
Wearing a fire-print bikini top, matching thong, and high heels, the Aussie bombshell squats in front of a mirror on the sexy artwork for the song, which is set to drop on Friday, March 24.
“My new single #MoBounce comes out next Friday! 3/24…

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Singer made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign GalaKaty Perry has opened up about her Christian upbringing and being taught to “pray the gay away at Jesus camps” while accepting an award for LGBT rights advocacy.The 32-year-old pop star made an emotional speech while accepting the National Equality Award at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night…

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The singer is battling Alzheimer’s disease.

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Katy Perry: 'I've done more than just Kissed A Girl'The singer tried to “pray the gay away” as a child after realising she had an interest in girls, too.

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Watch Mastodon Play Emperor Of Sand Songs Live For The First Time At SXSWMastodon headlined SPIN’s SXSW showcase at the Mazda Studio on Friday, and they took the opportunity to play a few songs from their impending album Emperor Of Sand live for the very first time. The Atlanta metal stalwarts kicked things off with the live debut of the LP’s lead single “Sultan’s Curse,” and … More »

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The music legend left an immeasurable mark on country’s sound, and several generations of Nashville artists.

        

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The battle over the rights to one of rock’s most famous songs will continue in a US appeals court.

Last June, a federal jury ruled in favor of Jimmy Page and company, in a lawsuit claiming Led Zeppelin ripped off the guitar riff of “Stairway to Heaven,” from Spirit’s “Taurus.” The Spirit track…

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Watch Weezer Play “Feels Like Summer” Live For The First Time At SXSWWeezer just dropped their very poppy new single “Feels Like Summer,” and they played it live for the first time during their set at SXSW on Friday. It sounds a little more Weezery when performed live with actual guitars and drums, and you can watch their performance below. More »

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