On a night that honored those who served their country in the United States Military, Metallica showed why they are the biggest heavy metal band in the world. Introduced by metal loving comedian Jack Black as “a favorite of our troops,” and surrounded on stage by servicemen and women, the band’s appearance at The Concert For Valor had the same emotional impact as The Who’s performance at The Concert for New York City following the September 11th attacks. Read more…
Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson release new music, AC/DC provide visuals for “Play Ball”, Carrie Underwood, Rihanna and others came out to perform at the Valor Veterans Day celebration and more on First Dibs.
During Eminem‘s Shady CXVPHER, Em raps that he’ll “Punch Lana Del Rey right in the face twice, like Ray Rice.” The controversial lyric addresses former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was released from the Baltimore Ravens for knocking his then-fiance Janay Palmer unconscious in an elevator last year
This fall marks music’s most anticipated season so far, thanks to the release of multiple long-awaited albums. Prince will drop not one but TWO new albums, Lil Wayne will finally unleash The Carter V, Charli XCX will emerge from the sidelines with Sucker, and The Pinkprint from Nicki Minaj will without a doubt come with more fire than any other previous album. Packed into a mere three months, fall music is about to dominate so clear out your playlists and get ready to load up on all new material!
We’ll admit it: we were a little skeptical when The Monster Tour was first announced. Sure, Eminem and Rihanna made passionate musical fire on 2010′s “Love The Way You Lie” and last year’s “The Monster.” But did they have enough in common to sustain a full collaborative tour? Slim Shady’s aggressively animated raps and Riri’s coolly detached pop/R&B club hits just didn’t seem very cohesive on paper. Yet once they took to the stage at New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium on Saturday, the combination sparked middle finger-raising magic as fans rocked to a monster sized 50-song set list.
Each year, MTV’s Video Music Awards boasts a fantasy lineup of every artist you’d ever want to see in concert. But unlike many festival extravaganzas, the most crucial performance is usually the opener. This prized slot always goes to the superstar guaranteed to bring the gasps with awesomely unexpected antics. Among the unforgettable opening acts are Britney Spears and Madonna‘s infamous kiss, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky‘s sizzling duet, and Eminem leading an army of bleach-blonde Eminems through New York City. This year, reigning pop queen Ariana Grande has been tapped to open the proceedings. How will she measure up to these past greats? We can’t wait to find out!
Nicki Minaj ruled this weekend with not one but TWO music drops, Eminem brought a surprise guest onto the stage at Lollapalooza, a fingertip got bitten off at Jay Z and Beyoncé‘s On The Run tour and more on First Dibs.
There’s no shortage of braggadocio in popular music, especially when it comes to sexual prowess. While we figure that some stars reflect their actual sex lives through their songs and personas, we didn’t realize artists like Drake, Fergie, and Eminem were Number One on the charts and in the bed. Or so we hear…