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It’s easy to take the Velvet Underground for granted. Nearly four decades have passed since Brian Eno guesstimated that “Everyone who bought one of those [first] 30,000 copies [of the Velvets’...

It’s been less than a year since Karol G dropped her last album KG0516, but she’s already busy experimenting with new music. In August, she released “Don’t Be Shy,” a collaboration with...

Right at the center of Midtown Manhattan, next to the MoMa, sits Ocean Prime steakhouse. It’s an expensive restaurant, perfect for out-of-town businessmen and rich suburban families. I’m here with...

Comedian Demi Adejuyigbe has released the latest, and what will sadly be the last, of his September 21st celebration videos, set, of course, to Earth, Wind and Fire’s “September.”  Adejuyigbe...

Metallica rocked Metro in Chicago on Monday with a set that included “Seek & Destroy” and “Master of Puppets.” Their intimate performance follows their surprise club concert at San Francisco’s...

By the time the prosecution rested its case against R. Kelly on Monday, it had presented a formidable body of evidence against the disgraced singer: A woman testified that Kelly trapped her in his...

Certified Lover Boy was once again the biggest album of the week, remaining at Number One with over 232 thousand project units. The album saw more than twice the amount of project units as the biggest...

Barely three days after Dave Brown toasted the 15th anniversary of his Nashville rock venue the Basement with a celebratory concert on February 29th, 2020, the club owner was awoken by a phone call...

During the 2021 Emmy Awards, Leon Bridges enlisted Jon Batiste to perform a powerful rendition of “River” from Bridges’ 2015 album Coming Home. The musicians teamed up for the In Memoriam segment...

Pearl Jam performed a handful of songs from their latest LP Gigaton live for the first time and paid tribute to Bruce Springsteen and Charlie Watts Saturday during the band’s headlining set at Asbury...

Olivia Rodrigo performed her “first show” ever with a daytime set Saturday at Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Festival, a 20-minute gig showcasing five songs off the singer’s Number One album Sour. “This...

Chris Stapleton performed three songs off his 2020 album Starting Over for CBS This Morning’ latest Saturday Sessions. Joined by his band including his wife Morgane, Stapleton showcased “Arkansas,”...

Ahead of the release of the Beatles’ expanded edition of Let It Be, Universal Music has shared four of the unreleased alternate takes and new mixes from the upcoming deep dive into the 1970 LP. On...

Smashing Pumpkins performed their Siamese Dream favorite “Quiet” for the first time since 1994 during the band’s headlining gig Friday at Chicago’s Riot Fest, their first pandemic-era concert. While...

Lee “Scratch” Perry, the pioneering dub producer and musician who tore open the sound of reggae, died at the age of 85 on August 29th, 2021. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Perry returned to his...

A former talent manager and assistant of R. Kelly’s testified that he threatened her after learning that her 17-year-old client planned to file a lawsuit against him, Buzzfeed reports. She quoted...

Rising Jacksonville, Florida, rapper SpotemGottem was shot in his hip while driving on a highway in Miami early Friday morning, September 17th. SpotemGottem — real name Nehemiah Lamar Harden —...

Whenever Adia Victoria found herself struggling to write about the South while confined at home throughout 2020, she would turn to the soil. The one source of creative comfort she found was the imposing...

Lil Nas X and Elton John have teamed up for “One of Me.” It’s the pair’s first collaboration, which appears on Lil Nas X’s debut album, Montero. The LP hit streaming services at midnight...

Kanye West floats above the clouds and encounters his late mother, the namesake of his 10th studio album Donda, via video footage in his uplifting new “24” visual. The Nick Knight-directed video...