Archive | March, 2016

'Yeethoven' Concert to Juxtapose Music of Kanye West, Beethoven

On April 16th, Beethoven will meet Kanye West when a 70-piece orchestra mashes up and reimagines the work of the two artists. The program is part of the Great Music Series hosted by the Young Musicians Foundation. Co-curated by conductor Yuga Cohler and arranger Stephen Feigenbaum, “Yeethoven” aims to show the… Source: RollingStone Link: 'Yeethoven' […]

Ice Cube, Common Cut Their Hair, Beef in 'Real People' Video

Ice Cube and Common sit down for a trim in the new video for “Real People,” the duo’s collaboration for Barbershop: The Next Cut, in which they star as well. Set in a barbershop and interspersed with footage from the upcoming movie, the video matches the song’s positive vibes with Ice Cube and Common preaching community,… Source: RollingStone Link: Ice […]

Nas Launches 'Ghostbusters'-Themed Clothing Line

Nas’ HSTRY clothing line will be teaming up with Ghostbusters for a new collaboration. “Ghostbusters is every fun thing you can think of when it comes to the imagination when you think of supernatural or paranormal activity,” Nas says in a promotional video for the collaboration. “What kid doesn’t get inspired… Source: RollingStone Link: Nas […]

Flashback: Jennifer Lopez Pays Tribute to Slain Singer Selena

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the tragic death of Tejano pop star Selena Quintanilla. As many remember, Jennifer Lopez played the singer in Selena, the 1997 biopic, a role that first made her famous. Last year, she revisited the music during a poignant tribute at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Within the… Source: RollingStone Link: Flashback: […]

Tidal Preps Lawsuit Against Previous Owners, Claims Inflated Subscribers

Tidal has served a legal notice to its previous owners, the Norwegian media company Schibsted ASA, accusing them of inflating the streaming service’s subscription numbers prior to its sale. “It became clear after taking control of Tidal and conducting our own audit that the total number of subscribers was actually well below… Source: RollingStone Link: Tidal […]

'American Idol': 16 of the Best Losers Ranked

Winning American Idol might guarantee you a recording contract, but it doesn’t mean you’ll be the biggest star that comes out of the television series. Each year that contestants competed for the ultimate crown, the non-winners have translated their TV fame into stunning careers. As we prepare for the series finale on April… Source: RollingStone Link: 'American Idol': […]

Bowie Tribute Organizer Responds to Roots Dropping Off Benefit

City Winery founder and organizer of two upcoming David Bowie tribute concerts Michael Dorf said he hopes the Roots will still perform after the group, alongside Bilal and Kimbra, dropped out following a dispute over shared equipment. Drummer Questlove broke the news on Instagram Wednesday night that the group would not play the shows scheduled for tonight… Source: RollingStone Link: Bowie […]