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UK rapper Ty has died, as The Guardian reports. The Nigerian British artist, who was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2004, died from COVID-19 complications. He was 47 years old. Ty was born Ben Chijioke to Nigerian immigrant parents in London. He released his debut album The Awkward in 2001. His sophomore LP, Upwards,
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COVID-EODROME, a new weekly movie review series for our newly minted Twitch channel, returns to review the latest Video On-Demand releases. Hosted by The Spool’s Editor-in-Chief Clint Worthington and RogerEbert.com’s Scout Tafoya, the show provides some much-needed film criticism for your quarantine. Starting at 2:30 p.m. EST / 11:30 a.m. PST, the series will spotlight
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After postponing her highly anticipated 6th album, Lady Gaga has revealed a new release date. Chromatica in all its glory will arrive on May 29th. Just recently, the official tracklist was revealed and confirmed all the rumored producers we we hoping for. Chromatica is every dance lover’s fantasy, with productions from Skrillex, Bloodpop, Axwell, Madeon, Tchami and
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Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig was the musical guest on the latest remote episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Seated at the piano, he performed a stripped-down medley of songs from Father of the Bride: “Flower Moon,” “Stranger,” and “Big Blue.” Watch it happen below. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ezra Koenig has been hosting
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Gimme a Reason takes classic albums celebrating major anniversaries and breaks down song by song the reasons we still love them so many years later. This week, we celebrate 50 years of The Beatles’ Let It Be. It’s become an iconic scene: The Beatles carrying out their last-ever live performance on the roof of Apple
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The quarantine has forced the world to stay home, but that’s no problem for DJ/producers who thrive in the studio. More and more, we’re seeing creative ways in which artists connect online and collaborate during these unprecedented times. Which brings us to Marshmello, who recently played “pass the beat” with fellow producers Benny Blanco, Tommy Brown,
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Zola Jesus has released her first-ever live album. She dropped Live at Roadburn 2018 earlier today (May 1) on her Bandcamp page. The LP will arrive on other streaming platforms May 8. Pre-sale for vinyl and CD versions of the release will also commence that day. Listen to the 12-track album, which was recorded at
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Rising Brooklyn rapper HDBeenDope has released the new album BrokeN Dreams. Stream it below with Apple Music and Spotify. The follow-up to his 2016 debut Pheace Be the Journey, HD recorded BrokeN Dreams almost entirely inside his New York bedroom. The 25-year-old is on the verge of a breakout year, carving out space for himself with sticky flows,
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Bassnectar’s new mixtape, Inside For The People, is out today exclusively on Apple Music. (Other platforms to follow tomorrow.) The mix features a bunch of flips and edits from Bassnectar, as well as two tracks off his upcoming album All Colors (just labeled “ID” on the tracklist), due out this summer. And can I just say, oh
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EILEEN SHAPIRO The Legend Herself with ChanceTV Rock Star Journalist for over 40 publications, Eileen Shapiro, guests on ChanceTV with television host & celebrity interviewer Chance Spiessbach. Eileen Shapiro has successfully interviewed some of the greatest of the greats of the last few decades from: Lizzo, Kesha, Rachel Weisz, Billy Porter, Kelly Ripa, Jennifer Hudson,
Tony Allen, the iconic Nigerian drummer widely credited as one of the creators of the Afrobeat genre and arguably best known for his work with Fela Kuti, has died, BBC News reports. Allen’s manager confirmed that he died in Paris earlier today. The exact cause of death is not currently known, but was not linked
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