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Ed Sheeran Tweets Clues for Lyrics off New Album “÷”

Ed Sheeran, the English singer songwriter and Taylor Swift protégé, opened up 2017 by storm when he posted a charmingly homey clip to his Twitter holding a scribbled out sign that read, “New Music Coming […]

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Gorillaz’ Cartoon Guitarist Shares Mixtape Featuring ‘Kick-Ass Women’

Late last year the animated band Gorillaz started a media campaign in anticipation of hopefully a new album in 2017. So far, the campaign has included instagram updates of the band’s guitarist Noodle traveling to […]

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RIFF’d: Run the Jewels’ ‘RTJ3’

As a Christmas present to the rap world, Run the Jewels came out of nowhere to release their third studio album Run the Jewels 3. There are familiar elements at every turn; political muckraking, braggadocio […]

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Sleater-Kinney ‘Live From Paris’ Marks First Live Album From Legendary Rockers

Indie-rock mainstays Sleater-Kinney are legendary for their live sets. But if you were a fan that had missed out on their high energy performances in the 90s and early 00s you were out of luck […]

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UK Band Cabbage Reacts Against Inclusion in ‘The Sun’

For some bands the music and the message matter much more than exposure. This holds especially true when the vehicle of exposure comes in the conservative UK tabloid The Sun, which recently placed the Manchester band […]

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Walmart Has Been Selling Run DMC Merchandise Under the Radar

Sucker MCs better watch out. Run DMC, widely regarded as one of the most influential early groups in hip hop and notorious for their classic logo, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Walmart, Amazon, and other […]

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Kanye West’s Surprisingly Simple New Year’s Resolution

Kanye West has never been one to shy away from the limelight. But even by his standards, 2016 has been a tough year. After announcing his debt while simultaneously releasing his most chaotic project yet, […]

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RIP George Michael: A Look Back at the Hits

The news of the death of George Michael that hit over the weekend took many by alarm. Taken far too early by heart failure, the singer joins the handful of music legends that have unfortunately […]

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Tupac Lyrics Accidentally Printed on Church Pamphlet

Organizers of a Sri Lankan church have some explaining to do after lyrics to a classic Tupac song found its way on a caroling song sheet. Instead of a wholesome prayer celebrating the Virgin Mary, the […]

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Run The Jewels Release Third Album ‘RTJ3’ on Christmas Day

After brainstorming possible ways to drop their third effort, RTJ3, on a special advertisement for the popular TV show Portlandia, progressive hip-hop duo Run The Jewels released their album three weeks early on Christmas Day, tweeting a short message […]

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