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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Music’

Flavor Flav Cited for Illegal Fireworks

Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav was cited by police Friday at his Las Vegas home, just as he began his annual fireworks show. Flav had been launching thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks for his fourth of July event since 2009, though this year his neighbors’ complaints were heard, and authorities confiscated over 100 pounds of illegal fireworks. …

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Kanye West Booed After Onstage Rant

Controversial rapper Kanye West was booed at the Wireless Festival in London on Friday, after going into a 20-minute rant in protest of the media during his set. West was filling in for Canadian singer Drake, who had fallen ill. West, wearing a studded face mask, went on to share his views on the culture of fame, consumerism and discrimination …

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Dolly Parton Performs At Glastonbury

Dolly Parton recently fulfilled one her lifetime dreams of performing at Glastonbury Festival, one of England’s most anticipated summer events. Parton performed several of her songs in front of 150,000 fans at the normally muddy event at Worthy Farm in southwest England. “This is a very exciting day for me and we’ve got all kinds of things going on,” Parton …

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Bobby Womack Dies; Rolling Stones Pay Tribute

Bobby Womack is a Soul music and R&B legend. But even if you think you have little interest in R&B, your music collection has definitely been touched in some way by Bobby Womack, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. Womack, who died Friday at the age of 70, played guitar for Sam Cooke …

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Chris Brown Will Not Accept Plea Deal; Singer Doesn’t Agree With Details

On Wednesday, R&B singer Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on misdemeanor assault charges. The plea deal entailed no probation or jail time for Brown. With the rejection of the deal, however, Brown will go to trial where there is a possibility of him going back to jail. According to sources, Brown initially agreed to the plea deal. However, two …

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Amazon: Prime Music Has Already ‘Exceeded Expectations’

It’s been a little over a week since Amazon launched Prime Music, the company’s new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers. At first glance, Prime Music didn’t dazzle us with a vast catalog or anything else particularly shiny. It launched without any content from Universal Music Group, the largest record label in the world. Prime Music is also six …

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Aretha Franklin Says She’s A Wal-Mart Power-Walker

In January, Aretha Franklin cancelled concerts due to poor health. On Wednesday, the “Queen of Soul” made a guest appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael to perform and share her workout routine. Franklin admitted that she indulges in food from restaurants such as Bob Evans and Cracker Barrel, and really enjoys eating chicken and dumplings. However, she came up …

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Google Makes It Easier to Listen to the Music You’re Seeking

If you’re in the US and an Android user, Google has just made it super easy to listen to the music you’re searching for. Now, when you look up bands and musicians in Google search, Google will display a new “listen on your apps” section inside the results box. These link will allow you to immediately start listening to that …

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Lana Del Rey’s New Album Consists Of Songs She Was Meant To Sing

Lana Del Rey’s first full-length album “Born to Die” had mixed reviews and only had a few hit singles. The songs in her album labelled her as a sad pop star who sent mixed messages with the lyrics of her songs. Del Rey, however, was able to redeem herself with her second full-length album called “Ultraviolence.” “Ultraviolence” consists of great …

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Amazon Prime Music Launches As a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot

As rumored, Amazon has just launched Prime Music, their new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers that offers unlimited, ad-free streaming on members’ phones, tablets, and computers. Prime Music will be available to devices that support the Amazon Music app, including iOS device, Android devices, Kindle Fire, and the web. Amazon wants Prime Music to feel like an appendage …

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Amazon’s Music Streaming Service Could Hit Prime This Week

After many, many months of speculation, Amazon is gearing up to launch its new music streaming service for Prime customers. According to a report in The New York Times, the launch could come as early as this week. Though the rumors of an Amazon music service go back almost to the beginning of this year, late last month we saw …

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Chrissie Hynde, of The Pretenders Fame, Goes Solo

Next Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde, formerly of The Pretenders, will release her first solo album of her career, entitled “Stockholm”. And while Hynde’s name may be the only one on the front cover, this album was definitely not composed solo. “It’s a goddam awful phrase [solo album]. I never wanted to be solo, and I said a thousand times I never …

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