Will Hoge Hits Big Cities on Small Town Dreams Tour

After two decades in the music business, Will Hoge knows the key to a great live show: “The magic happens in the unsafe moments,” says the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter.

So, expect the unexpected on the Tennessee native’s 2015 Small Town Dreams Tour. Hoge announced cities and dates on the trek today, with…

Madonna, Rihanna, Sam Smith to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards

The iHeartRadio Music Awards usually rival the Grammys and VMAs when it comes to star power, and this year’s ceremony at the Shrine in Los Angeles keeps that tradition alive by featuring performances by Madonna, Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Snoop Dogg and many more. Taylor Swift will also make an appearance during…

Album Review | Top of the World | Leveret – New Anything

Words by Julian May Three men open up their magic boxes Leveret are a squeezebox trio: Sam Sweeney on fiddle and viola; Rob Harbron on English concertina; and Andy Cutting on diatonic button accordions and melodeon. They know each other well, having played with Fay Hield & the Hurricane Party. They found that what each one […]

George Clinton, A$AP Rocky Headline Month-Long Red Bull Music Academy

This May, the annual Red Bull Music Academy Festival will once again invade New York with a month’s worth of performances, conversations, parties, record fairs and other unique music-related events. George Clinton, A$AP Rocky and FKA twigs are among those who have scheduled events in association with the RBMA fest….

Unreleased Kurt Cobain Song to Appear on ‘Montage of Heck’ Soundtrack

The HBO documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is already drawing rave reviews on the film festival circuit, including sold-out showings at both Sundance and the True/False fests before its television premiere on May 4th. However, anticipation for the film’s soundtrack is about to hit fever pitch as director Brett Morgen revealed…

Lil Wayne Previews ‘HollyWeezy’ Video

A clip of Lil Wayne’s “HollyWeezy” video surfaced online last night (March 8). Shot by Lil Wayne HQ, in the 29-second clip, we see Weezy standing in front a screen that switches between bad weather and city views of Hollywood, Houston and Hollygrove (a neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, La.). There isn’t a release date for the video, but it can be expected to drop soon. Hopefully with Wayne’s free album…. Read more »

Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997)

Every year since the death of The Notorious B.I.G. on March 9, hip-hop has paid homage to one of the most legendary lyricists of all time. The rapper, born Christopher Wallace, was gunned down during a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997. In an autopsy report released in December 2012, it stated he was hit by four bullets, killed only by one. No arrests were ever made in the… Read more »

Happy Birthday to Bow Wow, AZ, Chingy, YG and Domo Genesis!

Today, March 9, is the birthday of five big names in hip-hop. Although they were all born in different years and left different marks on the culture, these rap quints have all made their name in the game one way or another. Shad Moss (Bow Wow) Born Shad Moss, the Columbus, Ohio native became a young rap protege at the age of six when he was discovered by Snoop Dogg… Read more »

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