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Breaking News President Trump‘s came through for Lil Wayne with a full pardon that gets him off the hook for a gun charge that could’ve meant serious prison time. The pardon announcement included a statement of support by Brett Berish of Sovereign Brands, who described Wayne as “trustworthy, kind-hearted and generous.”  The pardon statement then
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Lil Wayne received a full presidential pardon and Kodak Black received a commutation from Donald Trump in the president’s final hours in office, CNN and Reuters report. The two rappers’ reprieve comes amid a flurry of pardons as some of the outgoing president’s final acts. Other names on the presidential pardon and commutation list include
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Tonight (January 19), celebrations began for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, who will be officially sworn into office tomorrow. Japanese Breakfast was among the musicians to perform this evening. She played “Everybody Wants to Love You!” from her 2016 record Psychopomp. Watch Michelle Zauner play with a full band
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Smino has shared a new song titled “MLK Dr” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In the animated video, the St. Louis rapper assists an extraterrestrial version of Dr. King with a flat tire and the pair share a joint before driving down Martin Luther King Blvd. Watch the visual, which is
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It looks like Lil Wayne could be let off the hook in his federal gun case by none other than President Trump … who’s reportedly expected to pardon the rapper before his term ends. Trump’s believed to have a pretty lengthy list of names for his final round of commutations and pardons — an estimated
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American artist Tommy Heath shot to stardom in the early ’80s after he laid down the vocals for his band Tommy Tutone‘s now-classic track, “867-5309/Jenny” … which found its way onto the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks charts and caused a phone-calling frenzy in search of the mysterious woman in the jam, Jenny. While Tommy
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BBE Music recently announced a 20th anniversary reissue of J Dilla’s landmark 2001 record Welcome 2 Detroit. Today, the label has shared Japanese DJ/producer Muro’s remix of “Think Twice,” which is included in the reissue package. Hear it below. The deluxe remastered edition of Welcome 2 Detroit arrives February 5, presented as a 12-disc 7″
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Phil Spector, the music producer responsible for some of the biggest hits in music and the architect of The Wall of Sound has died … sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ. We’re told he died from COVID-related complications, after being transferred from his prison cell to a hospital. We’re told he was diagnosed 4 weeks
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Phil Spector, the “wall of sound” producer famous for his work in 1960s pop and rock music, has died, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has confirmed. In a post on their website, the CDCR wrote that Spector “was pronounced deceased of natural causes” yesterday (January 16), at an outside hospital. His official cause
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Sen Morimoto has covered Mitski’s Be The Cowboy track “Washing Machine Heart” in a new video for KEXP. The Chicago artist’s rendition also includes an interpolation of Daft Punk’s “Something About Us,” from the 2001 album Discovery. The rest of the set features Morimoto’s songs “Woof,” “Deep Down” (featuring KAINA), the NNAMDÏ collab “Wrecked,” and
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Sheer Mag has shared a new song called “Crushed Velvet.” The song appears on the soundtrack for Hulu’s forthcoming original film The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, which is out tomorrow (January 15). Check out “Crushed Velvet” below. Sheer Mag’s last LP was 2019’s A Distant Call. Later that year Vermont Senator—and then presidential candidate—Bernie Sanders
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On January 4, Dr. Dre was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a brain aneurysm. Dre, who updated fans on his well-being shortly after news of his hospitalization surfaced, was kept at Cedars-Sinai’s intensive care unit for 11 number of days. Now, Dre has been released from the hospital to return
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Dream pop/electronica band Sweet Trip have returned with a pair of new tracks. Listen to “Walkers Beware! We Drive Into the Sun” and “Stab-Slow” below. The former track will appear on Roberto Burgos and Valerie Cooper’s forthcoming album A Tiny House, In Secret Speeches, Polar Equals, their first LP in 12 years. It’s set to
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Rico Nasty brought “OHFR?” from her debut studio album Nightmare Vacation to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Thursday night (January 14). Watch her performance below. Following her 2018 mixtape Nasty and a 2019 collaboration with producer Kenny Beats, the Maryland rapper released Nightmare Vacation at the beginning of December. Singles “Own It,” “iPhone,” “OHFR?,”
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