The world could be ending and soft boys would still figure out how to make it about them. This week, Hustlers extra Usher and the Weeknd have discreetly started beefing about an eight-year-old song — clearly quarantine has brought some stuff up. In a new interview with Variety, the Weeknd recalled one of the first […]

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And just like that, Selena Gomez’s latest album Rare is now available in a deluxe edition. The singer announced that she was adding a new track “Boyfriend” and two unreleased songs, “She” and “Souvenir” to the deluxe edition of Rare just this past Monday. Now, four days later, the bops have arrived and they brought […]

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Sure, during quarantine, the concept of time loses its meaning, but Drake should’ve known better than to show off his Toronto megamansion just two months after Parasite won Best Picture. He might want to check his basement now that his 50,000-square-foot home is on the cover of May’s Architectural Digest. Although we expected no less […]

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Folk music legend John Prine died today at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Prine’s family confirmed that he died of complications from COVID-19. Prine’s wife and manager Fiona had previously tested positive for COVID-19 before Prine was hospitalized “after a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms.” He was 73. Prine had previously survived cancer twice, […]

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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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I spent most of my 20s toiling away in supermarkets and minor chain department stores, making just enough money to get to the next week in one piece. (My heart goes out to grocery store employees in hectic public-facing positions during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is draining, often thankless work on a good day; if […]

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The Academy of Country Music Awards, originally scheduled for this weekend, may have been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but on Sunday night, CBS still managed to bring over twenty country music stars into your home, coming to you from their homes, studios and/or barns. AMC Presents: Our Country featured musicians like Brad Paisley, […]

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It was the dog-end days of the 1960s. Psychedelia still hung like a haze in the air; Altamont’s bad taste lingered with it. Dylan was doing who knows what, the Beatles had broken up. The Black Panthers were both preparing for war and being entertained in Leonard Bernstein’s Park Avenue apartment. Four students were gunned […]

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By the time it ended last year, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend had gifted 157 songs to the world. A lot of the musical credit goes to Grammy- and Emmy-winning composer, songwriter, and producer Adam Schlesinger, who died on April 1 at age 52 from complications of COVID-19. Schlesinger collaborated on all of the show’s memorable songs with […]

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Many of the notable hip-hop, soul, jazz, and funk records of the last decade and a half share a common fingerprint. The nexus joining the intricate grooves of Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and To Pimp a Butterfly, Kamasi Washington’s Heaven and Earth and The Epic, Erykah Badu’s New Amerykah diptych, Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer, and records […]

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Tekashi 6ix9ine has been released from federal lockup early, and will serve the remaining four months of his sentence on home confinement because of coronavirus concerns, Manhattan Federal Court filings revealed on Thursday — the latest unexpected turn in the controversial Brooklyn rapper’s legal saga. Judge Paul Engelmayer decided to release him after his attorneys […]

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In yet another plot twist, Tekashi 6ix9ine will get released from federal lockup early because of coronavirus concerns, and serve the rest of his sentence on home confinement, a new court filing has revealed. “The Court grants the defendant’s motion for compassionate release…” Judge Paul Engelmayer said in a two-page ruling released Thursday. The road […]

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