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Kid Rock Brings Good Times, Wears Many Hats at Raucous Jersey Show

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 9:05am

Two years ago, Kid Rock changed the way he approached touring. Rather than charge a week's pay for tickets, he cut the price of most seats to 20 dollars and recouped via sponsorship and beer sales. The crowd had no doubt contributed generously to the latter, but that alone could...

New Graphic Novel Details How NYC Gangs' Treaty Formed Hip-Hop

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:52am

Last month, when rapper-activist Killer Mike appeared on Real Time With Bill Maher, the host asked, "Mike, what do you say to people who link crime and violence to rap music?"  "After I say, 'You're stupid'?" Mike replied. "Rap music – hip-hop as an entity – was started in the late...

Rolling Stones Unearth Rare and Unseen Memorabilia for New Exhibit

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:26am

The Rolling Stones will unearth 50 years of rare and unseen band artifacts for "Exhibitionism," their first major gallery exhibit, which runs from April to September 2016 at London's Saatchi Gallery. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, July 10th via Saatchi and the "Exhibitionism" website. According to a description on the site,...

Luke Bryan on 'Kill the Lights,' Country's Sexiest Men

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 7:45am

Luke Bryan is in the middle of one of his biggest years. In March, he wrapped up his wildly popular Spring Break EP collection and is pregaming for the August release of his fifth studio album Kill the Lights with his Kick the Dust Up tour. "With Kill the Lights, my approach...

Hear Prince's Psychedelic New Song, 'HARDROCKLOVER'

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 7:05am

Prince's new song, "HARDROCKLOVER," opens not with the expected thunderous riff, but a minimalist synth pulse. The singer-guitarist surveys the hazy scene at a party, "in between this waking life and R.E.M." – but when the title lover walks in the room, the track erupts with psychedelic wah-wah, funky slap-bass...

Watch Sundy Best Hit the Drive-In in Retro 'Four Door' Video

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 7:04am

When Kentucky duo Sundy Best released their latest album Salvation City in December, one of the immediate highlights was the bluesy ballad "Four Door." A coming-of-age story about dark parking lots and even darker back seats, the song comes to life in the band's new video. Filmed in the group's hometown...