The Most Shameless Post-Death Exploitations Of Musicians

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By Jake Paine

Music fans know the old adage: “death sells.” Sadly, just as in film, literature, and the visual arts, when musicians leave us, their albums and merchandise tend to leave the stores, selling faster than ever before. With children, record labels, band-mates, spouses and downright strangers as culprits, here are some especially unique, rather shameless exploitations of rockers like Kurt Cobain, rappers like Biggie and Tupac, divas like Whitney Houston, and more.

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Metallica Performs “Fuel” On Their “Late Late” Residency, Bob Marley’s Family To Launch Global Cannabis Brand + More On First Dibs

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Idina Menzel and Michael Buble release an adorable video for their “Baby It’s Cold Outside” duet, One Direction pretend to be students at Hogwarts, Tyga skips out on a club appearance because they wouldn’t let 17-year-old Kylie Jenner in and more on First Dibs.

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10 Reasons Madonna Is The Queen Of Controversy On Instagram

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Madonna is the queen of controversy, so it’s only fitting  her Instagram account comes with its fair of — erm —  envelope-pushing posts. However, is it possible the Material Girl has gone a little too far with her (oftentimes) blurry pictures? You tell us. 

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Mary Lambert Sends A Special Message To Her Fans Via Emoji

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Mary Lambert loves her fans and emojis so it only makes sense for her to combine the two. Watch as Lambert plays a little game called WTF Emoji and stay tuned until the end to see her heartfelt message to all of her fans.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Fancy Reagan Shows Us They Were The Right Choice For Make A Band Famous

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It was only five short months ago that Fancy Reagan won VH1′s Make A Band Famous. These guys charmed our socks off immediately, and it was clear as the competition went on that they were the front-runners.

Deprived of sleep, the 5-piece alternative/pop/rock band took part in our grueling 24-hour contest to see which of the 24 finalists had what it took to sign a deal with Republic Records. After not sleeping for an entire day, the band still rocked it! Now, imagine what they sounded like after getting a good night’s rest!

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Rappers Love To Name Drop Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Everyone wants to join Floyd Mayweather Jr.‘s money team but very few can make that dream a reality. Mayweather recently posted a NSFW Instagram video of 10 girls twerking just for him. That’s right, while everyone else tries to latch themselves onto Money Mayweather by shouting him out on tracks, Mayweather is living the American dream. Check out every single time Mayweather got name dropped in a rap song before returning to your very average life.

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The Occult Histories Of 10 Famous Musicians In Honor Of National Occult Day

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Happy National Occult Day everyone! Oh, you didn’t know it was National Occult Day today? Well it is, so now is the time to celebrate if you’re a Wiccan, a Kabbalahist, or just your garden variety Satanist. No one is really sure how the holiday came to be, which only makes sense since the term “occult” means “knowledge of the hidden,” however, some of the greatest musicians in history have flirted with spiritual pursuits beyond the regular mainstream religions we all know and love. Read more…