10 Times We Thought Pharrell Was The Best Producer Ever

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Happy birthday, Pharrell! The iconic producer/singer/designer/everything turns 41 today and there couldn’t be a more appropriate reason to celebrate his contributions to pop culture over the years. Though he wears many hats, his production resume (much of it with Chad Hugo as production duo The Neptunes) will always stand out as a huge part of what makes him an iconic figure in music. It’s not even a stretch to say that Pharrell is the greatest producer of all time, and we have proof. Check out the gallery above for a look at the 10 records that convinced us P was the best to ever do it, then watch him recount his Oscars experience in our video below.

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Which Musicians Are Keeping The Spirit Of Kurt Cobain Alive 20 Years After His Death?

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This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain‘s tragic death. While there’s no doubt that Cobain’s own contributions to music will last forever, his influence spread beyond the world of grunge and into hip hop, rock, pop and even country.

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Platinum-Selling Passenger Was Once Treated Like A Human Garbage Can

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Passenger‘s breakthrough hit “Let Her Go” has been heard everywhere from the halls of VH1 to the Super Bowl. After the success of his most recent album, All The Little Lights, you’d think the lovely Brit would want to take some time to rest and reflect on everything he’s done right in the last year. Nope! He’s going right back to work.

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That Metal Gear: Yngwie Malmsteen – The King Of Shred Shares His Influences And Equipment Secrets

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Just as That Metal Show interviews your favorite heavy metal and hard rock stars, That Metal Gear talks with some of the greatest musicians in the genre to find out what they’re playing and how they get their sounds. This week we caught up with one of the greatest guitarists in shred history, the master of the cream colored Stratocaster, the overlord of the scalloped fret-board, the one and only Yngwie Malmsteen. Read more…

The Complete History of Drihanna

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After years of flirting, flings, and frustration, it looks like Drake and Rihanna are finally, officially in a real relationship together. They spent the better part of last month jetsetting around Europe together while Drizzy wrapped up the overseas leg of his Would You Like A Tour? run. We wouldn’t be so quick to jump to conclusions if they weren’t joined at the hip and spotted holding hands and doing everything else that couples do.

Of course, this begs the question, “Will it last?” With their on-again, off-again past, chances seem slim, but maybe this time they have it all figured out. Check out The Complete History of Drihanna in our gallery above and draw a conclusion for yourself, then watch our video breaking down the superstar pair’s ever-changing status in the video below.

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Hidden Talents! 40 Musicians With Crazy Hobbies You Never Knew About

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When you need a break from work, what do you do? Pick up a guitar? Sing a little tune? Play some piano? So what about professional musicians, how do they spend their down time? Read more…