Ed Sheeran just dropped a bluesy slow jam,”Make It Rain,” to be featured in one of the final episodes of Sons of Anarchy Season 7. The second-to-last episode of the season airs tonight and the final episode will air on December 9. Catch both episodes for the chance to hear Sheeran’s emotional new song!
Rise and grind with First Dibs. Watch Kanye West in the pilot of a failed reality show, Rihanna hangs out with German soccer players, and a leading black music station declares Ed Sheeran the most important artist in the UK.
VH1 + Palladia are teaming up to bring you one of the most unique musical experiences of the year: SoundClash. I’m a little bit country and you’re a little bit rock n’ roll? No problem because on July 23rd + July 30th at 9 PM EST we are taking the best parts of popular music and mashing them together. We’re giving bands like Fall Out Boy, T.I., London Grammar, Ed Sheeran, Grouplove, + Sia a chance to perform onstage together to create one mega-sound.
- Rick Rubin sits down with BBC’s Zane Lowe in an exclusive interview to discuss the beginning of Def Jam, the creation of Yeezus and other moments of his incredible career. [The Fader]
- Angela Simmons, Hip Hop icon Rev Run‘s daughter, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to fund her newest venture: AngelaIam TV. The campaign will run for 30 days with a goal of $25,000. Proceeds will help build AngelaIam TV, a platform to showcase talent from all over the world. [Kickstarter]
- Queen Bee has revealed the trailer for her new HBO series, Beyoncé: X10, which documents her “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.” The series will air in four-minute segments each Sunday at 8:55 pm EST starting June 29. Watch Beyoncé conquer the world in HD on HBO. [Rap-Up]
- Sheerios everywhere are celebrating the album release of Ed Sheeran’s X today. But for those who are merely regular fans, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know while listening to “X.” For starters, you pronounce the album as “multiply” not “X.” [MTV News]
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TODAY is the day 24 bands start competing one of the greatest Battle Of The Bands ever. VH1 and Republic Records are bringing you “Make A Band Famous”! You’ve helped narrow it down from 60 bands to 24, you’ve met the finalists, and now it’s time to figure out what they will be doing! Too help break it down, we’ve got former VH1 YOK Vet and current international super star, Ed Sheeran!