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Travis Scott has announced that his new single “The Plan” will drop this coming Friday (August 21). Scott broke the news on Twitter, writing, “FLAME x CHRIS NOLAN COOK UP THE PLAN FRIDAY.” The new track will appear on the soundtrack for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming action film Tenet, which stars Robert Pattinson, John David Washington,
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Beats 1, the international 24-hour radio station launched by Apple Music in 2015, was rebranded today under the new name Apple Music 1. The announcement also came with the launch of two new radio stations: Apple Music Hits (featuring music from the ’80s through the ’00s) and Apple Music Country. “Apple Music is home—it’s home
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Nigerian singer-songwriter Fireboy DML has shared the details of his second studio album Apollo. The 17-track album includes “ELI,” “Tattoo,” and “New York City Girl,” as well as appearances from D Smoke, Wande Coal, and Olamida. The record is out this Thursday, August 20. Find the cover and tracklist in the Instagram post below. “This
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Cardi B has interviewed Joe Biden for Elle. The 16-minute conversation finds the two discussing the upcoming election, the effects of COVID-19, police brutality, parenthood, and the Trump administration. Early in the conversation, Biden introduces Cardi to his daughter: “She’d call me Joey B, so we may be related,” he tells Cardi. Watch the full
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Boldy James: The Versace Tape [Griselda] The Versace Tape is Detroit rapper Boldy James’ Griselda debut. Jay Versace produced and Westside Gunn executive produced the project; Westside Gunn also guests on the closing “Roxycontin.” The Versace Tape is Boldy James’ third release of 2020, following Manger on McNichols (with Sterling Toles) and The Price of
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Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s recent single “WAP” became a point of contention among right-wing conservative figures following its release, due to the “vulgar” lyrics celebrating sex-positivity. (The pundit Ben Shapiro, once referred to as “the cool kid’s philosopher” by The New York Times, was relentlessly mocked following his recent comments on the song.
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A judge in the United States District Court Central District of California has dismissed a countersuit against Lizzo seeking royalties from her song “Truth Hurts,” according to documents viewed by Pitchfork. Lizzo originally sued Justin Raisen, Jeremiah Raisen, and Yves Rothman in October 2019, seeking “a judicial declaration” that they “did not co-author ‘Truth Hurts,’
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Atlanta duo EarthGang have a new song on the soundtrack for Madden NFL 21, the latest installment in EA SPORTS’ long-running video game franchise. Their contribution is called “Powered Up.” Listen below and scroll down for the full soundtrack. In June, the duo joined with J.I.D, 6LACK, and Mereba for the Spillage Village song “End
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Lady Gaga has been announced as the latest musical guest to join the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards lineup. Her appearance on the August 30 broadcast will mark her first VMAs performance since 2013, when she performed “Applause” from her album Artpop. Gaga is up for nine nominations at the 2020 VMAs. She co-leads the
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Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello will release an autobiography, Whatever It Takes, in October. The limited-edition publication—selling for £265 ($347) and above—takes the form of a “photo-memoir” documenting his life, from childhood to playing with Rage, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage, among others. Watch a trailer below. “I’m both blessed and cursed to be
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Starrah has shared a new solo single called “How It Goes.” The track is produced by June Nawakii. Listen to “How It Goes” below. Starrah has written or co-written numerous hit songs, including Camilla Cabello’s “Havana,” Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You,” Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé’s “Savage Remix,” Rihanna’s “Needed Me,” James Blake’s “Are You
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Amazon revealed in emails to multiple podcasters their plans to begin streaming podcasts on Amazon Music and Audible, Billboard and The Desk report. As multiple podcasters have pointed out on social media, the company’s terms and conditions feature a significant point under the “content restrictions” header that claims podcasts cannot feature anti-Amazon rhetoric. “Your Content
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Kylie Minogue has shared the video for “SAY SOMETHING,” the lead single of her new album DISCO. In the Sophie Muller–directed visual, she dances in an array of glittery outfits while enshrouded in kaleidoscopic swirls. Check it out below. Kylie Minogue’s follow-up to the 2018 LP Golden is out November 6. It’s produced by longtime
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The documentary about beloved New York record store Other Music now has an official digital release date. Other Music will hit Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, and other streaming services on August 25, following a canceled theatrical run due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film will be distributed by Factory 25. Find the poster for
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Chika has shared a new song called “U Should.” The single follows the rising 23-year-old’s seven-song debut EP Industry Games, which arrived via Warner Records earlier this year. Take a listen to the new track below. Chika, who debuted in 2019 with her self-released single “No Squares,” gained prominence in 2018 after she posted a
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