Posts Tagged ‘greatest’

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Latin Music Label Fania Celebrates 50 Years With New Compilations

Iconic Latin music label Fania will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with decade-specific digital compilations of its greatest hits and the first Latin music app for Spotify It has also teamed with SummerStage in New York City for a series of concerts dance performances and film screenings including a…

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Chance the Rapper Explains Illness, Cancels More Shows

Two days after being hospitalized and missing last weekend’s Coachella set Chance the Rapper’s team has posted an update on his condition and revealed the cause of his illness to be “a combination of the flu virus and tonsillitis” Chance the Rapper on Staying Independent “It’s a Dead Industry” “Upon rising on…

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Country Hall of Fame Taps Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman, Hank Cochran

Ronnie Milsap Mac Wiseman and the late Hank Cochran will receive country music’s highest honor later this year induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame The 2014 honorees were announced Tuesday at a press conference inside the downtown Nashville landmark’s rotunda which houses the bronze plaques of its 121…

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Electric Zoo Returns with Increased Security, Health Measures

EDM festival Electric Zoo will return to New York City’s Randall’s Island this summer with increased security and health measures following the drug-related deaths of two attendees last year The 50 Most Important People in EDM A press release outlined the new security measures which include drug-sniffing dogs stationed at all entrances…

Flashback: U2 Cover Neil Young’s ‘Southern Man’ In 1987

When the four members of U2 first began gigging around Dublin as Feedback in 1976 they barely knew how to play their instruments let alone write original songs That meant their show was devoted entirely to the hits of the day which meant covering Peter Frampton the Bay City Rollers…

Jay Z Allegedly Extorted by Former Producer for Master Recordings

Police recently took producer Chauncey Mahan into custody for allegedly attempting to extort $100000 from Jay Z in exchange for master recordings containing some of the rapper’s biggest hits Mahan has been holding onto the tapes – which were made between 1998 and 2002 and provided the foundations for the…

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono Explain Their Love in Animated Clip

“When I was singing about ‘all you need is love’ I was singing about something I hadn’t experienced” John Lennon said in a revealing interview animated by PBS’ Blank on Blank series “I’d experienced love for people in gusts and love for things trees things like that but I hadn’t experienced…

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Watch Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Interpreted as ‘Vine Symphony’

Pharrell’s funky mega-hit “Happy” has evolved from a party-friendly pop song into a larger-than-life meme First came the track’s interactive 24-hour music video which inspired countless fans across the world to film themselves grooving to its message of self-empowerment And now the “Happy” phenomenon has expanded – by shrinking YouTube user…

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Morrissey Protests Killing Seals, Declares Canada ‘Fashionably Dead’

Outspoken animal rights activist Morrissey has criticized Canada’s seal-hunting practices in a missive published on his semi-official True to You site He also praised China and the European Union for taking a humanitarian stance by refusing to sell Canadian seal meat “Until this annual massacre is abolished Canada itself is…

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Chris Brown’s Bodyguard Convicted of Assault

A Washington DC judge has convicted Chris Brown’s bodyguard of assault giving a preview of a similar case against Brown The Associated Press reports Following a two-day trial Christopher Hollosy left the courthouse with a misdemeanor conviction and a June 25th sentencing date He intends to appeal The 30 Most Embarrassing…

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Artist to Watch: 3BallMTY

Who They Are A trio of DJs – Erick Rincón Sheeqo Beat and DJ Otto – from Monterrey Mexico all between the ages of 20 and 22 What They’ve Done While still in their teens the group raised the international profile of tribal an infectious dance genre popularized in their hometown…

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Beck Covers Prince at Arcade Fire’s Coachella Show

Arcade Fire’s streak of wacky concert bobblehead guest appearances remains intact Toward the end of their headlining Coachella set Sunday night the band brought out alt-rock legend Beck (wearing an Easter-appropriate Pope Francis bobblehead) for a cover of Prince’s 1981 funk classic “Controversy” as Billboard reports The New Immortals Arcade Fire This…

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