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Apple Announces This Year’s iTunes Festival

Apple just announced its eighth annual iTunes Festival in London, which will take place throughout the month of September. Robert Plant, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, and Chrissie Hynde are among this year’s headliners. Performances can be watched live or on-demand on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch devices, …

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Jay-Z Gets Misty While Writing Jeezy Verse

Rapper Jeezy told MTV that Jay-Z became emotional as he penned lyrics for his verse for the single “Seen It All.” Jeezy, 36, revealed, “We got on the phone and [Jay-Z] was like, ‘Yo, Jeezy, when I was writing the verse I had tears in my eyes, man,’ because it took him so far back to Marcy.” Jay-Z, born Shawn …

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Juggalos Are Officially Gang Members

As a disclaimer, this article contains swear words and a video posted below that shows eventual nudity that may not be easy on your eyes (protrusions and all that jazz.) This article also contains the word “Juggalo” and its variants 51 times. Like a smarmy jester’s cat trying to rid itself of immortal fleas was the lengthy legal branding of …

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Rapper Explains Why He Severed His Penis

Back in April, a Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper named Christ Bearer, a.k.a Andre Johnson, severed his penis and jumped off a second story balcony in North Hollywood while high on PCP. Now Johnson has explained his motivation behind his self-mutilation, and revealed that he was in control of his actions at the time of the incident. “Yes, I was using drugs …

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Bright Eyes Accuser Recants Rape Allegation

A woman who claimed that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her a decade ago when she was a teenager revealed that she fabricated the entire story. Joan Faircloth of Durham, North Carolina first posted an essay entitled It Happened to Me: I Dated a Famous Rock Star & All I Got Was Punched in the Face to the women’s …

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David Bowie Classics to be Covered at MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has been chosen as the U.S. venue for the David Bowie is… exhibit, which opened to great fanfare London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The MCA exhibit is set to begin in September, and will run through January, 2015. David Bowie is… exhibits over 300 pieces, including costumes, handwritten lyrics, album artwork, set designs …

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Robin Thicke Hits New Low With Flower Promotion

It’s possible that Robin Thicke hasn’t hit rock bottom yet with his desperate public attempts to win back wife Paula Patton, but he’s close. Really close. Following poor sales for his new album Paula, Thicke has now partnered up with 1-800-FLOWERS and is offering up a free album download with a qualifying purchase. Anyone who has glanced at the occasional …

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Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually understanding toward the process – the band has to take time off from touring and making money; they have to …

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Google Released An Exclusive Documentary About Merge Records

Google – Google Play specifically – has released an exclusive documentary about Merge Records. It’s a free 24-minute look at 25 years of the label available on the Google Play channel. Here’s how Google describes it: Founded by Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance in 1989, North Carolina’s Merge Records quickly grew to become one of America’s essential indie labels. …

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Justin Bieber Charged in Egging Incident

Pop singer Justin Bieber is set to be formally charged with a misdemeanor count of vandalism stemming from an egg throwing incident in January in his Calabasas, California neighborhood. A former neighbor of Bieber called 911 to report that eggs were being lobbed over the pop star’s fence, which caused an estimated $20,000 worth of damage to the targeted property. …

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Courtney Love Cast in ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Actress Courtney Love is set to appear in the 7th and final season of the FX biker gang drama Sons of Anarchy. Love will first appear in the fourth episode as Ms. Harrison, the pre-school teacher of main character Jax’s (Charlie Hunnam) eldest son Abel. This will be the television drama debut for Love, who was nominated for a Golden …

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YouTube Gets a Ton of Classic Concerts

Live music fans now have a new place to kill 2,000-or-so hours, as YouTube has just been gifted a ton of classic concerts from some of the biggest names in music. Music Vault, which calls itself the world’s greatest collection of live music, has just released their entire catalog to their YouTube channel. Music Vault began putting videos up on …

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