Diplo and 2 Chainz taste test water you can’t even afford to look at, Kanye West settles his 2013 paparazzi incident, Pandora offers pre-sale tickets to The Rolling Stones’ upcoming tour, and more on First Dibs.
By Frank Donovan
We don’t mean to bum you out, but damn—some of our favorite musicians were shockingly young when they released albums that have gone on to become American classics. Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson–they ALL would have had to pay that under 25 car rental fee, even after they had made their magnum opus. It’s not fair, we say, they didn’t have the internet to distract them.
Zedd preps his second album, The Game may have a lawsuit on his hands, Kanye & Kendrick hit you with a remix, and more on Last Lap.
It’s not hard to tell that Donda West was Kanye West’s biggest supporter. She was the one who helped jumpstart his production career by hooking a young Ye up with legendary producer, No I.D. She was the one who drove a U-Haul van from Chicago to New York when Kanye decided to pursue music full time.
Timbaland‘s protege and chosen one Tink is stirring up the music scene. She’s barely out of her teens, with a debut album on the way and a fresh track, “Ratchet Commandments,” under her belt. She’s re-inspiring music with her feminist outlook, tireless energy, and approachable nature, and more importantly, she’s bringing back the freestyle.
Rihanna took a break from promoting “American Oxygen” at March Madness Music Festival this past weekend to raise her middle fingers in fury and point them at Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Khloe Kardashian has been pretty much mum when it comes to her divorce from ex-NBA baller, Lamar Odom. One would think her soon to be ex-husband would be a distant memory, thanks to her relationship with rapper French Montana. But during a recent red carpet interview with E! News’ Maria Menounos, Khloe revealed some unexpected and honest feelings when it comes to her former flame. Although the two are currently entangled in divorce proceedings, there seems to be some sparks on Khloe’s part.
We’ve heard of showing your fans some love, but Common took the term to another level this past weekend at the Tanqueray Trunk Show held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit.
Former Guns N’ Roses manager Doug Goldstein recently made headlines by claiming that Michael Jackson is responsible for the ongoing feud between ex-bandmates Axl Rose and Slash. But now the guitar god himself is weighing in on the theory—and he ain’t buyin’ it. In fact, he calls it “B.S.”