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Eminem Prepares to (Literally) Fight His Demons in ‘Higher’ Video

Eminem premiered his “Higher” video on Saturday, ahead of the UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 event. The black-and-white clip shows Shady preparing to fight his demons (literally), and is interspersed with real UFC footage. ESPN’s Michael Eaves and UFC chief Dana White make cameos midway through, during a mock interview with the rapper ahead of his battle. “Higher” is featured on Eminem’s latest album, Music To Be Murdered By — Side B, […]

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Genesis Reschedule U.K. Reunion Tour for a September Start

No, it’s not some misunderstanding. Genesis have delayed the start of their The Last Domino? reunion tour with the message “We’re ready, but the world isn’t…yet!” The jaunt was originally supposed to kick off in November 2020 and then was moved to April 2021 due to the pandemic. It is now slated to launch at Dublin’s 3Arena on Sept. 15  and wrap up Oct. 13 after a three-night run at London’s […]

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The Broad unveils first in video series exploring musical influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat

The Broad today released the first of three installments in its new video series, “Decorated Time: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat,” a commemoration of the late New York City artist in honor of the museum’s fifth anniversary. The segments explore three different musical genres and how each impacted Basquiat’s notable style. The first video, “Jazz and Bebop,” produced by Quincy Jones Productions, discusses the contemporary artist’s references of bebop, […]

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Lil Wayne Celebrates Pardon With New Song, ‘Ain’t Got Time’

As you’ve probably heard, Lil Wayne was pardoned by Donald Trump, and of course, he is celebrating by releasing a new song, appropriately titled  “Ain’t Got Time.” The lyrics are fairly straightforward: “And that just don’t sit right / Living like I can’t die, fumble with me / FBI arrest me, why? / They can’t nail mе so they just screwin’ me.” Lil Wayne was one of many last-minute pardons […]

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Amoeba ready to open new store — as soon as COVID-19 abates

Beloved music retailer Amoeba Hollywood is ready to throw open the doors at its new location — as soon as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted on non-essential businesses. Amoeba formally departed its old home at 6400 Sunset Blvd. in April, having to shutter the store location earlier than anticipated during the initial COVID-19 outbreak. In an announcement on their website Monday, the retailer said, “The good news is the new store is […]

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Mike Watt + the Black Gang Share Bikini Kill Cover for Kill Rock Stars’ 30th Anniversary

Mike Watt, erstwhile bassist for the Minutemen, fIREHOSE, The Stooges, shared a live version with the Black Gang of the Bikini Kill song “Rebel Girl” to celebrate the label Kill Rock Stars’ 30th anniversary. The tune was recorded live on Oct. 16, 1998 at The Knitting Factory in New York with  Mike Watt + The Black Gang, who are guitarist Nels Cline, drummer Bob Lee and Steve Reed. Kathleen Hanna […]

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Foo Fighters Share Poignant Video for ‘Waiting on a War’

While Foo Fighters released the song “Waiting on a War” on Jan. 14, the tune’s new video treatment drives home the poignant worry of the lyrics. Quoting the core of the song’s lyrics below the video — “Every day waiting for the sky to fall. Is there more to this than that? Is there more to this than just waiting on a war? Because I need more,” they then added: […]

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Run the Jewels Drop ‘ooh la la’ Remix With Santa Fe Klan and Mexican Institute of Sound

Run The Jewels shared a remix of  “ooh la la” by Mexican Institute of Sound with an additional verse by Santa Fe Klan. The single picks up Cumbia and Mariachi influences in the remix. Behind Mexican Institute of Sound is Camilo Lara, a Grammy-nominated artist and producer known for his work with Band of Horses and Norah Jones, along with remixes for Beck, Morrissey, Beastie Boys and more. “Making the global […]

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Descendents Bid President Trump Farewell on ‘That’s the Breaks’

Never ones to hide their political leanings, Descendents took aim at outgoing President Trump on their new song, “That’s The Breaks,” which they dedicate to the person they call a “Loser. Big time loser. Delusional loser. SORE loser.” A statement by vocalist Milo Aukerman added, “The time has come. The time is now. Just go, go, GO. I don’t care how. Donald J. Trump, will you please go now!” The track follows […]

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