Wish You Were Here: The 10 Greatest Posthumous Classic Rock Records

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Classic rock fans were abuzz last week with the news that Pink Floyd would be releasing their first new record in 20 years. The album, titled The Endless River, is to be released this October and feature posthumous 1994 recordings with founding keyboardist Rick Wright, who died in 2008. David Gilmour’s wife, and sometime Pink Floyd lyricist, Polly Samson described the record as “Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.” Read more…

A Guide To Nicki Minaj’s Most Brutal Beefs

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What do Iggy AzaleaMalcolm X‘s daughter, ESPN Magazine and Hot 97 radio all have in common? They’ve all received a serious tongue lashing from Nicki Minaj! As one of the leading rap queens on the scene right now, Nicki runs her mouth with wanton abandon. She’s truly following in the grand tradition of rap beefing, and we can’t get enough.

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From “Rump Shaker” to “Blurred Lines”: Pharrell Williams’ Biggest Summer Jams

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If there is one hit maker who knows how to churn out a Summer Jam, it’s Pharrell Williams. For over 20 years — yes 20! — the singer, songwriter, producer has been cranking out hits for both himself and popular rappers, singers and Daft Punk. Since he has had some many summer hits, we wanted to round up his most successful (as well as our favorites) into one fantastic playlist. All the hits are here, from his first for Wreckx-n-Effect (“Rump Shaker”) to his most recent, “Happy.” But what song was the biggest of his career? We bet you can guess.

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Tommy Ramone, Last Original Member Of The Ramones, Dead At 65

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Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of punk pioneers The Ramones, died Friday at his home in Ridgewood, Queens. He was 65 years old. Ramone had been receiving hospice care following unsuccessful treatment for bile duct cancer, a disease which ultimately claimed his life.

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Little Ditties: 20 Short But Sweet Classic Rock Songs That Leave Us Wanting More

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Following up our list at the start of the year featuring classic rock’s longest songs, we now bring you a selection of the shortest songs. Why? Because you can’t have one list without the other. Because you gotta show both sides of the spectrum. And because for songs that are 2 minutes or less, these little bad boys pack a serious punch. Read more…