Drakemay be co-starring with Kevin Hart in a sequel to Spike Lee’s 1988 musical School Daze, according to a leaked Sony email sent from Lee’s agent. As if that wasn’t enough to spark your interest, get this: Drake’s character is named PE*NIS. Jimmy Brooks who?
Metalheads might have mixed feelings about the pairing, but there’s no denying the affection tourmates Judas Priest and Steel Panther feel for each other. This manifested itself at the final stop of their tour together when metal god Rob Halford brought the Panthers up on stage to sing their heavy metal classic “Living After Midnight,” which you can watch above. Sure when band might have helped create the world’s loudest genre and the other at times seem like ironic-interlopers, but both bands and their fans stand united in their love of heavy f–king metal. Read more…
Fall Out Boy released the latest single off of their upcoming album American Beauty/American Psycho called “The Kids Aren’t Alright.” The song serves as the first taste of the album, which is slated for a January 20th release.
Music’s biggest stars faced off this year, throwing shade through social media, interviews, and even inside elevators. What were 2014’s most heated music feuds? Snoop Dogg sparked a verbal war with Iggy Azalea before T.I. became a peacemaker and squashed the beef. Jack White accused The Black Keys of hijacking his style, while Bette Midler slammed Ariana Grande’s sex appeal.
Nicki Minaj previews her ultra sexy calendar photos, leaked Sony emails reveal pitches for a Destiny’s Child biopic and a Kanye West film, Childish Gambino disappears from all social media and more on First Dibs.
Iggy Azalea had a pretty dope 2014, you guys. Sure, the Aussie rapper-slash-sometimes-model was fairly buzzed about in 2013—however, it was her breakthrough joint “Fancy,” that infiltrated all of the world’s cars, clubs, cubicles and retirement communities for a better portion of this year. That portion was super great.
With their new album, Rock or Bust, AC/DC charge into their fifth decade of swinging hard rock’s biggest, heaviest wrecking balls to the peak of the pop charts and the pummeling of popular culture once again. It’s indeed been a long way to the top for these Aussie rock-and-roll outlaws, one that began specifically in the ferociously fertile year of 1973.
Hard rock’s Class of 1973, in fact, may be the most potent and prolific marauders to ever variously invent, embody, and bulldoze the medium forward. After burying the final vestiges of ’60s flower power and fueled by free-form FM radio, rock itself dove deep into darkness in 1973, and came up spewing gold, platinum, and the volcanic ash that has spawned all forms of heavy metal, punk, grunge, hardcore, and other extreme musical subgenres ever since.
“Thinking Out Loud” is the quintessential wedding song of 2014 from YOK AlumEd Sheeran‘s latest album X. The following five covers don’t top Sheeran’s adorable music video above, but they are beautiful renditions of the song. Grab a box of tissues and curl up to these “Thinking Out Loud” covers you need to hear.
We hope you had your DVR on record last night, or else you would of missed Nicki Minaj‘s SportCenter takeover. The raptress appeared alongside host Kenny Mayne to promote her new album, The Pinkprint, as well as drop her new single “Win Again.” Queen Barb also showed off her touchdown dance, threw some footballs, shared insight on her favorite athletes, critiqued Kenny’s choice of slippers, and (of course) took some selfies.