One day after Arkansas concert venue TempleLive announced its first “socially distant” concert, it seems the floodgates regarding “socially distant concerts” have opened in the U.S. Consequence of Sound reports that electronic musician and YouTuber Marc Ribellet is embarking on the first-ever drive in concert tour of the U.S. Taking a page from Denmark, Ribellet’s […]

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Florian Schneider, one of the founding members of pioneering German electronic group Kraftwerk, has died at 73 years old, Billboard reports. No cause of death has been identified. Schneider founded the group in 1970 with Ralf Hütter as an experimental rock outfit before beginning to use synthetic instrumentation on third album Ralf und Florian in […]

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London, UK – In anticipation of the digital release of Blue Story on Tuesday (May 5), Roc Nation’s artist Rapman shared a memorable moment about JAY-Z, Beyoncé, and the entire label’s support for the film during an upcoming interview with RealStreetRadio. “They’re like family, man,” Rapman told DX. “Ty Ty said to me ‘I’m going to share […]

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R. Kelly’s Brooklyn Federal Court trial for racketeering and sexual-misconduct charges has been moved from summer to late September, as the coronavirus shutdown has caused delays in the court system. During a telephone conference Thursday afternoon, Judge Ann M. Donnelly recognized that the July 7 trial date likely wasn’t realistic, and scheduled jury selection for […]

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Lord Jamar returned to his version of the bully pit, Vlad TV, to discuss the public spat between Jay Electronica and Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg. Unsurprisingly, the Brand Nubian member wasn’t pleased with Rosenberg being offended by Jay Elec’s “synagogue of Satan” lyric from A Written Testimony track “Ghost Of Soulja Slim.” “I think he […]

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R. Kelly’s request for release on bail due to the coronavirus pandemic has been denied. “While I am sympathetic to the defendant’s understandable anxiety about COVID-19, he has not established compelling reasons warranting his release,” Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Ann M. Donnelly wrote in her four-page decision, released on Tuesday. The Chicago federal jail Kelly is […]

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The-Dream’s Instagram Live battle with Sean Garrett has opened up JAY-Z’s vault. TIDAL has dropped a previously unreleased demo of Hov’s “Holy Grail” after The-Dream previewed the song during his “Battle of the Songwriters” clash with Garrett. “Holy Grail” features Justin Timberlake and appears on the 2013 album Magna Carta Holy Grail. But the demo […]

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Instagram – As most of the world’s population is stuck at home fulfilling the Quarantine Life hashtag, veteran comedians Godfrey and Affion Crockett took another angle to entertain their combined 1.3 million followers amid the COVID-19 crisis on Instagram Live. On Wednesday (March 25), Godfrey and Crockett did their best and utterly hilarious voice impressions of […]

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Presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, Diddy, Oprah, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Missy Elliott and Will Smith were among the roughly 100,000 people who tuned in to D-Nice’s Instagram Live “social distancing” party on Saturday (March 21). The Boogie Down Productions O.G. kicked off the festivities on Wednesday (March 18) in an […]

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Jay Electronica and Joe Budden engaged in some lightweight Twitter beef on Tuesday (March 17) after the podcast host roasted Electronica for letting JAY-Z wash him on A Written Testimony. Electronica’s response was, “i never heard your albums bro. may Allah bless your career as a journalist.” As Twitter exploded with reactions to their exchange, […]

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There is too much going on in the world to take time to care about two grown men being messy on the timeline … but we have a minute. Jay Electronica must be bored. The rapper, whose highly anticipated album A Written Testimony dropped last Friday, retweeted a fan talking about how radio host (slash […]

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Fans of Jay Electronica finally had their dreams fulfilled when he dropped his long awaited debut album, A Written Testimony, last week. The 10-track project boasts heavy contributions from Roc Nation boss JAY-Z as well as Travis Scott and The-Dream. But Joe Budden, who’s built a career around giving his opinion, evidently feels Hov’s omnipresence steals […]

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Peter Rosenberg’s tweets about Jay Electronica’s “Synagogue Of Satan” lyric didn’t go unnoticed by the elusive MC. After the Hot 97 host noted he was offended by lines from Jay Elec’s A Written Testimony track “Ghost Of Soulja Slim” and 2014’s “Better In Tune With The Infinite,” the man who penned those rhymes responded Twitter. […]

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Something’s got Jay-Z in his bag. The rapper works through his feelings on nearly every song on his protégé Jay Electronica’s decade-in-the-making debut album A Written Testimony. He confronts the idea of his own death, mourns loved ones, and tries to inspire others — all in-between flexing. Despite what some of his other lyrics say, […]

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