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Dry Cleaning Rock Out in an Empty Carpet Store in ‘Unsmart Lady’ Video

London art-rock band Dry Cleaning rock out in a vacant carpet shop in the video for “Unsmart Lady,” the latest single from their upcoming debut album, New Long Leg. The song pairs one of the band’s heaviest grooves with lead vocalist Florence Shaw’s spoken lyrics about body image (“Fat, podgy, non-make-up/Unsmart …

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Angélique Kidjo and Yemi Alade Make a Forceful Demand for ‘Dignity’

There’s a particular set of scenes in Angélique Kidjo and Yemi Alade’s newest music video that may most resonate with immigrants in the West. A Black laborer does grueling work at a shipping yard for an envelope of cash he designates to send back home; the Western Union paperwork in …

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Who Listens to ‘Now That’s What I Call Music!’ In 2021?

If Damian Gandia had to rank his three favorite installments of the Now That’s What I Call Music! franchise, it’d go: Now 10, Now 64, Now 57. Probably.  With Now 10, it’s mainly a nostalgia thing. Even though the 14-year-old from New Jersey wasn’t born yet when it was released …

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Garbage Announce New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’

Garbage have announced their seventh studio album No Gods No Masters, out June 11th via Stunvolume/Infectious Music. It marks their first LP since 2016’s Strange Little Birds. On Tuesday, the band released the album’s lead single and opening track “The Men Who Rule the World,” a protest song against the injustices of …

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BTS Condemn Anti-Asian Racism: ‘We Feel Grief and Anger’

BTS denounced widespread anti-Asian racism following a surge of violence in the U.S. “We stand against racial discrimination,” the South Korean pop group tweeted Monday night, using the hashtags #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate. “We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together.” …

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Nike Sues Designer of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Nike has filed a lawsuit against MSCHF, the art collective that designed Lil Nas X’s “Satan shoes“, which went on sale Monday, March 29th. In the lawsuit, obtained by Rolling Stone, Nike said the “Satan shoe” was made without the company’s “approval or authorization.” It adds that the shoe is …

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Rod Wave’s ‘SoulFly’ Continues to Lead Apple Music Pre-Add Chart

Rod Wave continues his reign atop Apple Music’s weekly pre-add chart during the week of March 19th through March 25th. For a second straight week, SoulFly was the most pre-added album on the platform, indicating that it’s going to have a massive opening week on the RS 200. Rod Wave …

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Blake Shelton Announces New Album ‘Body Language’

Blake Shelton has announced his first full-length studio record in nearly four years. The Oklahoma native will release Body Language on May 21st. The album is the follow-up to Shelton’s 2017 long-player Texoma Shore. Body Language — a Conway Twitty-esque title if ever there were one — spans 12 tracks, …

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Post Malone Cameos in Trailer for ‘Wrath of Man’ Starring Jason Statham

Jason Statham stars as a rogue cash truck security guard in Wrath of Man, the latest action heist flick from director Guy Ritchie. The film opens in theaters on May 7th. Based on the 2004 French thriller Le Convoyeur (Cash Truck), Wrath of Man follows Statham’s security guard character as he …

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See Jack Harlow Bring Out Adam Levine to Perform ‘Same Guy’ on ‘SNL’

Jack Harlow brought out Adam Levine to perform the single “Same Guy” during the Louisville rapper’s Saturday Night Live musical guest debut on the latest episode. The Maroon 5 singer, who features on the version from Harlow’s 2020 LP That’s What They All Say, emerged from the riser behind Harlow …

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