Last Lap: Thursday’s Odds And Ends In Music News


Pegi and Neil Young‘s Bridge School Benefit turns 25 this October, and the all-acoustic show has a silver anniversary-worthy lineup, including Foo Fighters, Mumford & Sons, and Eddie Vedder. [Rolling Stone]

Paramore played an Fueled by Ramen anniversary show last night, and streamed it, and is now sharing highlights, including “Brick by Boring Brick.” The band also premiered a new song called “Renegade.” [MTV News]

TMZ reported this morning that Violent J of Insane Clown Posse left his 2010 Suburban unlocked and unattended for ten minutes and came back to find his car stereo stolen. The silver lining here is that the Gathering of the Juggalos has created a wide enough impression for TMZ to be bothered to cover this story! [TMZ]

Ghostwriting has always been somewhat of an open secret in the hip-hop world. On yesterday’s Rap Fix Live, Sway pressed Freddie Gibbs and BET Hip-Hop Award nominee Kendrick Lamar for details, and while they didn’t name names, they did spill some almost-details about ghostwriting they’ve done. Will hip-hop ever get over its obsession with MC authenticity? [Rap Fix Live]

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