Kanye West has been in a charitable mood of late. He recently donated $500,000 to California wildfire relief and $150,000 to the family of Jemel Roberson, the Chicago security guard mistakenly killed by police late last year. He’s also contributed upwards of $200,000 to the campaign of Chicago mayoral candidate
This Friday, Future will release his new album The WIZRD. In anticipation, he’s shared the 20-song tracklist. Travis Scott guests on “First Off”, while Young Thug and Gunna appear together on the awesomely titled, “Unicorn Purp”. The WZRD Tracklist: 01. Never Stop 02. Jumpin on a Jet 03. Rocket Ship
Finnish extreme metallers Children of Bodom are looking at a jam-packed 2019, as they’ll release their 10th studio album, Hexed, and hit the road on a just-announced North American tour in support of the heavy collection. For Hexed, Children of Bodom worked with longtime producer Mikko Karmilla, who produced a
Download | Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Radio Public On the latest Kyle Meredith With…, Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols speaks with Kyle about the band’s brand-new record, Why You So Crazy, and their 25th anniversary tour. Taylor-Taylor also explores the artsy nature of ’90s Portland, what he thinks is the greatest piano
Hardcore punkers Turnstile are taking their dynamic live show on the road this spring, having just announced a spring 2019 North American trek with indie-rock band Turnover and sci-fi worshippers Reptaliens. Turnstile and Turnover, not to be confused, will co-headline the tour, with Reptaliens providing support. The trek will launch
Well, I guess this is throwing up: A couple of ambitious students from UCLA went ahead and created a vegan Dude Ranch salad dressing in honor of Blink-182’s break-though sophomore album. Co-founder Megan Hullander, a third-year English student, tells The Daily Bruin that she’s not vegan herself, but has the environment in mind with the dressing.
A benefit concert for the the victims of the recent Woolsey wildfire took place at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Palladium on Sunday night. Fittingly, the Malibu Love Sesh featured a bill of artists who, at one point or another, have called California home. St. Vincent was among the evening’s performers and she
We are gradually learning more about The Many Saints of Newark, the upcoming prequel film to HBO’s celebrated television series The Sopranos. Last week show creator David Chase divulged that the movie would explore “Tony’s boyhood” and feature prominently the stories of his father Johnny Boy and uncle Junior Soprano.
The late country-folk icon Townes Van Zandt would have turned 75 on March 7th. To mark the occasion, TVZ Records are teaming up with Fat Possum to release a collection of previously unreleased music the songwriter drafted back in 1973 with his close friend Bill Hedgepeth. Sky Blue runs 11
Smino closed out 2018 by releasing his sophomore album, NØIR. Now, the St. Louis rapper has mapped out a supporting North American tour. Dubbed “Hoopti”, the trek kicks off on March 23rd at Chicago’s House of Blues and runs through most of May. The 30-date itinerary includes stops in Minneapolis,
Authorities in Connecticut are continuing to investigate the October death of All That Remains guitarist Oli Herbert as suspicious, having recently examined a will that was signed by the musician a week before his death, according to the Hartford Courant. Herbert’s body was found in a pond near his home
Chaka Khan is set to return with her first album in 12 years. The full-length is dubbed, Hello Happiness, and is due for arrival on February 12th. Hello Happiness serves as the long-awaited follow-up to 2007’s Funk This. It’s being released through Diary Records, the new label co-founded by Major Lazer
In public, R Kelly has remained defiant since the airing of Lifetime’s Surviving R Kelly — even as one police investigation has been launched in Georgia, and another could soon follow in Illinois. Last week, the controversial singer celebrated his birthday party in Chicago and, at one point, he seemingly