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Rufus Wainwright Announces New Album Unfollow the Rules, Shares New Song: Listen

“‘Damsel in Distress’ is an homage to Joni Mitchell in some ways, particularly the structure” You deserve a better Internet. So we reimagined what a browser should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get unmatched speed, security and privacy by blocking trackers. Earn rewards by opting into our privacy-respecting ads and help give publishers back their fair share of Internet revenue.  

Gorillaz and Fatoumata Diawara Share New Song “Désolé”: Listen

Damon Albarn & co. team up with the Malian musician for their latest Song Machine release You deserve a better Internet. So we reimagined what a browser should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get unmatched speed, security and privacy by blocking trackers. Earn rewards by opting into our privacy-respecting ads and help give publishers back their fair share of Internet revenue.  

Watch Soccer Mommy Play “circle the drain” and “lucy” on Kimmel

Sophie Allison played the color theory cuts with her band You deserve a better Internet. So we reimagined what a browser should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get unmatched speed, security and privacy by blocking trackers. Earn rewards by opting into our privacy-respecting ads and help give publishers back their fair share of Internet revenue.  

Riz Ahmed Announces New Album The Long Goodbye

The actor/rapper is also releasing a film of the same name You deserve a better Internet. So we reimagined what a browser should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get unmatched speed, security and privacy by blocking trackers. Earn rewards by opting into our privacy-respecting ads and help give publishers back their fair share of Internet revenue.  

RJZ Signs With Twist Entertainment Legacy

RJZ RJZ, the eccentric Ghanaian singer who first courted nationwide prominence as a member of the envelope-pushing Afro-trap collective, La Même Gang, has pitched camp with Twist Entertainment Legacy (TEL). The deal, a 360 arrangement, makes him the second talent to sign with the Kwame Goka-led imprint (kweku Afro being the first). The musician behind the outstanding singles “Not Yours,’ “Bye Bye,” “Dangerous,’ and “Hello Daddy” describes his partnership with TEL as “an organic connection” that “simply felt right.” Optimistic, RJZ (born Joshua Pharez Essuman Mensah) holds a firm conviction about what prospects lay ahead as a result of his signing. “Obviously, there’s a lot we can both achieve if we bring what we got unto the table,” he says, adding that “joining forces will only bring out ...

Boosie Badazz Addresses Backlash Over His Comments About Dwyane Wade’s Daughter

Boosie Badazz is speaking out in the wake of his controversial comments about Dwyane Wade’s transgender daughter Zaya. Earlier this month, the rapper came under fire for making transphobic remarks about Wade and Gabrielle Union’s 12-year-old child, prompting backlash on social media. In an interview with Baller Alert, Boosie explained why he decided to weigh in and revealed that even his mother wasn’t happy with him. “That’s just how I felt. People gotta understand that’s how I feel…” he said. “Even my mama, my mama got on my ass yesterday. My mama called me early in the morning and got on my ass, talking about, ‘Stay off social media! That’s they family! You stay out people’s business…’ But I was just spea...

Harmonix’s New Game, Fuser, Gives Everyone the Chance to Become a Festival DJ

Now you too can become a DJ hero. If being a DJ performing in front of a crowd of thousands has always seemed like an unreachable dream, you may be in luck. Harmonix, the developer behind Rock Band and Dance Central, is back with their latest music game, Fuser. The NC soft-published game allows players to explore the world of mixing music in front of a massive festival from the comforts of their own home.  Where the previous games released from the same developer required the player to obtain a special controller, Fuser stands apart by allowing you to use your standard gamepad. Become the DJ hero you’ve always wanted to be with a simple, one-time purchase. Those who access the game will have over 100 songs to mix at their fingertips. The user will have four decks to control...

Smithsonian Institute Releases 2.8 Million Images for Public Use

Tortoiseshell wig combs and case from Jamaica, engraved with the year “1671” (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum) In an effort to promote access to its resources and increase public engagement, the Smithsonian Institute has released 2.8 million images from copyright restrictions on its site, Smithsonian Open Access. Visitors to the website can download and use the files in whatever way they wish without requesting express permission from the organization. The goal is to release more than three million images to open access by the end of this year. Echoing its longstanding mission to “the increase and diffusion of knowledge,” the Smithsonian has invited creators to repurpose its collections in new and innovative ways. The images of items span over two centuries of work sin...

DJ Snake Threw Down Unreleased Music During a Record-Setting Wall of Death

He brought the insanity back to his homeland. February 22nd, 2020 will forever go down as the day DJ Snake (real name William Sami Étienne Grigahcine) made history. The French DJ/producer returned to his homeland with a bang, performing at the largest single-day electronic dance event in Europe holding a whopping 40,000 guests. He’s known for delivering the utmost in theatrics, so it should come as little surprise what he had up his sleeve next.  During the event, held at the Paris La Défense Arena, Grigahcine organized the largest wall of death the music world has ever seen. He took to his socials to share the unbelievable swarm that broke out to an unreleased track allegedly titled “I Can’t Trust Nobody.” Now that’s how you introduce new music...

Built to Spill Announce U.S. Tour

The spring and summer tour features an all-new lineup You deserve a better Internet. So we reimagined what a browser should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get unmatched speed, security and privacy by blocking trackers. Earn rewards by opting into our privacy-respecting ads and help give publishers back their fair share of Internet revenue.  

After South Carolina Debate, Artist Letter Endorsing Bernie Sanders Reaches Over 2,500 Signatures

2,579 artists have signed the “Artists4Bernie” open letter endorsing the Vermont Senator as the Democratic presidential nominee. Since February 24, this number has nearly quadrupled its original count of 665, with artists including Nan Goldin, Hito Steyerl, and Kara Walker supporting his 2020 campaign. Read the full story here Nan Goldin and Kara Walker Among 665 Artists to Endorse Bernie Sanders

Lil Baby Unleashes Fiery Freestyle

Baby got bars. The Quality Control rapper showed off his skills with a fiery freestyle for Charlie Sloth’s “Fire in the Booth” series on Apple Music. During his nearly three-minute freestyle, Lil Baby unleashed his supercharged flow, rapping about his money, hustle, and chains. “Money over everything, that’s still the motto,” he rapped. “Ballin’ hard today like we won’t make it to tomorrow.” He capped it off with a humble brag: “That was easy, drop-top breezy, dance like water ni**a, dance like Chris Breezy.” On Friday, the 25-year-old MC will release his long-awaited album My Turn featuring appearances from Lil Wayne, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Future, Gunna, and Moneybagg Yo. “Due to the fact that I haven’t drop...