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Lil Keed, Atlanta Rapper Signed to Young Thug’s YSL Records, Dead at 24

Lil Keed, an Atlanta rapper signed to Young Thug’s YSL Records, has died at the age of 24. His brother Lil Gotit first announced on social media that the rapper born Raqhid Render had died. Lil Keed’s rep also confirmed the death to Complex. No cause of death was provided. …

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Snail Mail Channels Nineties Alt-Rock Vibes With ‘Glory’ on ‘Fallon’

Snail Mail, the project of singer-songwriter Lindsey Jordan, brought her unique brand of emotive indie rock to The Tonight Show Friday, performing the song “Glory” off her critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Valentine. Backed by her band, Jordan displayed her guitar chops as she ran through the song, which documents a feeling of …

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Pearl Jam Enlist Fan to Play Drums After Matt Cameron Tests Positive for Covid-19

Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron had to sit out the band’s set on Thursday in Oakland, California after he tested positive for Covid-19, but the show still went on with an assist from a fan, and pinch hitters Josh Klinghoffer and Richard Stuverud, as Blabbermouth reports. It was the first …

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Young Thug’s Lawyer Blasts His ‘Dungeon-Like’ Jail Conditions in Emergency Filing

Young Thug is being held in “dungeon-like conditions” and deserves release on bond or more humane treatment while fighting his “unconscionable and unconstitutional” RICO indictment, the Atlanta rapper’s lawyer says. In a new emergency motion filed Friday and obtained by Rolling Stone, lawyer Brian Steel says his client has been …

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Mark Lanegan’s ‘Final Filmed Footage’ Released in Side Project’s New Video

The last music video Mark Lanegan filmed prior to the grunge legend’s death earlier this year has been released. “Hiraeth,” the new visual from Lanegan and Joe Cardamone’s Dark Mark and Skeleton Joe side project, features the “final filmed footage” of the beloved singer, and serves as a tribute to …

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Camila Cabello and Maria Becerra Rock Colorful Wigs in Outer Space for Interplanetary ‘Hasta Los Dientes’ Video

Camila Cabello is bringing the colorful elements of her album Familia to an outer space concert, thanks to the music video for her pop-perfect Spanish song, “Hasta Los Dientes,” featuring Maria Becerra. The video opens with a wide shot of a spaceship as an alien voice introduces Cabello and Becerra as Mars’ …

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Kendrick Lamar Announces Worldwide ‘Big Steppers’ Tour

Kendrick Lamar has announced a world tour to accompany the arrival of his long-awaited new album, Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers.  The North American leg of “Big Steppers Tour” will kick off July 19 at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma City and run throughout the summer, wrapping with two …

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Jack Johnson Embraces the Mystical on New Song ‘Meet the Moonlight’

Jack Johnson has released the dreamy title-track from his upcoming album, Meet the Moonlight, set to arrive June 24 via Brushfire/Republic Records. “Meet the Moonlight” features a simple percussion click, a mesmerizing tangle of ethereal guitars and piano, and Johnson’s tender croon: “But it’s good to be right here/It’s good …

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RIP, iPod: A Tribute to the Device That Revolutionized the Art of Music Fandom

Farewell, iPod. You will always spin the clickwheel in our hearts. Apple has officially killed off the once-beloved MP3 player; the U.S. Apple Store finally sold out of the last iPod Touch on May 12. It’s the end of an era, because the iPod was more than just a portable …

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Carly Simon on Rock Hall Induction: ‘It Must Be the House of Pancakes I Got Into’

Carly Simon has faced her fear of flying before. In 1971, she forced herself to board a plane to Los Angeles for her first-ever show at the Troubadour, where she opened for Cat Stevens. In 1989, she made another momentous trip there, this time to attend the Academy Awards, where …

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