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Blackpink Reveal New Single ‘Pink Venom’ Is Coming Soon

After promising to release new music this month, Blackpink have revealed their next single “Pink Venom” will arrive in less than two weeks. The K-pop girl group announced Sunday that the track would arrive on Aug. 19; “Pink Venom” is available to pre-save now on streaming services, as well as …

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Dua Lipa Is Now an Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo

A week after headlining Lollapalooza, Dua Lipa was atop the lineup again this weekend at her own Sunny Hill Festival in Kosovo, where the singer was also named an honorary ambassador of the European nation. Lipa, the daughter of Kosovo Albanian parents, was given the honor at a ceremony Friday …

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See Drake Hold Young Money Reunion With Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj in Toronto

Drake held a Young Money reunion with Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj Saturday night in Toronto as part of the rapper’s October World Weekend shows. The gig marked the first time in eight years that the former label mates appeared together onstage. The concert — which had been delayed one …

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Judith Durham, Australian Folk Icon Who Sang With the Seekers, Dead at 79

Judith Durham, the Australian folk hero who recorded worldwide hits with the Sixties band the Seekers, has died at the age of 79. Universal Music Australia confirmed to the Associated Press that Durham died Friday at a Melbourne hospital following a battle with the lung disease bronchiectasis. “Our lives are …

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Courtney Barnett Previews Here and There Touring Fest on ‘CBS Mornings’

Days before Courtney Barnett embarks her guest-filled Here and There touring festival, the Australian rocker visited CBS Mornings to preview the live show as part of the “Saturday Sessions.” For the performance, Barnett delivered three tracks from her acclaimed 2021 LP Things Take Time, Take Time: “Rae Street,” “Write a …

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Where I’m Coming From: 60 Years of Jamaican Music in 60 Songs

In the 60 years since Jamaica achieved its independence from England, on Aug. 6, 1962, the tiny Caribbean nation has created some of the world’s most influential musical styles, including ska, rock steady, reggae, dub, and dancehall. Likewise, over the past 60 years, Jamaican artists have distilled inspirations from various …

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How Joni Mitchell Became a Millennial and Gen-Z Hero

In the continual reordering of the popular-music canon, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: Joni Mitchell’s complex, emotive, cerebral, ever-evolving music is ranking higher than ever. Her 1971 album Blue landed in the Top Three on Rolling Stone‘s most recent ranking of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and …

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Sam Gooden, Founding Member of Soul Legends the Impressions, Dead at 87

Sam Gooden, founding and longest-serving member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted soul group the Impressions, has died at the age of 87. Gooden’s daughter Gina Griffin confirmed her father’s death Thursday in his hometown Chattanooga, Tennessee to the Associated Press. No cause of death was provided, though …

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Queens Unite: Beyoncé, Madonna Join Forces for New ‘Break My Soul’ Remix

Beyoncé and Madonna have teamed up for a royal collaboration, “Break My Soul (The Queens Remix).” The latest remix of Beyoncé’s Renaissance single arrived on Friday, just in time to get the weekend party started. The percolating remix interpolates Madonna’s “Vogue” with Beyoncé flipping the script for the iconic spoke-sung …

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‘You Have To Keep People Guessing’: Denzel Curry on Martial Arts and Musical Growth

Over the last decade, fans have witnessed Florida rapper Denzel Curry grow up, from his early days as a member of SpaceGhostPurrp’s loud and boisterous Raider Klan to his most recent solo LP, Melt My Eyez See Your Future. The new album incorporates dizzying jazz elements, with features from features …

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