Suge Knight Collapses in Court After Bail Set at $25 Million

Moments after a Los Angeles judge ruled that Suge Knight be held on $25 million bail stemming from murder charges, the Death Row mogul collapsed in the courthouse. The unconscious Knight was rushed to a jail hospital ward, the Los Angeles Times reports.

While Knight has allegedly suffered health problems throughout…

Weekend Rock Question: What’s the Best Jam Band of All Time?

Phish announced dates for their annual summer tour this week, which includes the three-day Magnaball festival in Watkins Glen, New York. It kicks off not long after Trey Anastasio fronts the Dead for their farewell shows at Chicago’s Soldier Field. It truly marks the end of an era, especially when you…

Twisted Sister Drummer A.J. Pero Dead at 55

Longtime Twisted Sister drummer A.J. Pero has passed away, the heavy-metal act announced in a statement today. The Associated Press reports that Pero was found unresponsive on a tour bus in Poughkeepsie, New York and subsequently died of an apparent heart attack. He was 55.

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“Today,…

Snoop Dogg Heading to HBO With Original Drama Series

Snoop Dogg may have caught the drama bug following his appearance on Empire‘s explosive season finale. The veteran rapper has partnered with HBO to develop a family drama for the network.

According to a statement, the as-yet-untitled show will be set in the Eighties and center around a Los Angeles family “whose…

Radiohead, Portishead Drummers Unite for Charity Soccer Team

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow and Radiohead drummer Philip Selway have teamed up to form a charity soccer team named Heads United. A play on Manchester United and the “–head” attached to both artists’ band names, Heads United will hit the pitch April 25th in Newberry, England (via Pitchfork). Barrow is hoping to…

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015

The 19th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London has kicked off. We’ve gathered selection of films we feel you should catch across the capital over the next week. HRW Film Festival runs until March 27, with screenings at the Barbican, British Museum, Curzon Soho, Ritzy Picturehouse. Find out more about the film […]

A$AP Yams Cause of Death: Accidental Overdose

The cause of death for Steven “A$AP Yams” Rodriguez has been revealed. The New York City chief medical examiner has ruled that the A$AP Mob founder and  hip-hop tastemaker died of an acute mixed-drug intoxication, including opiates and benzodiazepine, according to The New York Times.

Yams was found unresponsive in his Brooklyn apartment on…

Nile Rodgers Shares Funky New Chic Single, ‘I’ll Be There’

Nile Rodgers has released “I’ll Be There,” the lead single from the first Chic album in 23 years, It’s About Time. The track, a collaboration with house duo the Martinez Brothers, fits into the band’s classic disco-funk mold, utilizing a four-on-the-floor groove, soulful vocal harmonies, brash horn blasts and Rodgers’…

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