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  • Mayer Hawthorne Flips the Script on New Album 'Where Does This Door Go'

    Mayer Hawthorne Flips the Script on New Album 'Where Does This Door Go' | ARTICLE

    "It's not a little bit different," Mayer Hawthorne says of his forthcoming album, Where Does This Door Go. "It's a lot different." For his latest effort, out July 16th, the neo-soul singer tells Rolling Stone he threw...

    June 12, 2013 4:30 PM ET
  • Inside 'True Blood''s Killer New Soundtrack

    Inside 'True Blood''s Killer New Soundtrack | ARTICLE

    Gary Calamar calls True Blood "a music supervisor's dream show." He should know: for the past five seasons, the disc jockey turned award-winning music supervisor has anchored the hit HBO show's music department, recruiting an A-list set...

    May 28, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Chance the Rapper: High Times and Wild Nights in Chicago

    Chance the Rapper: High Times and Wild Nights in Chicago | ARTICLE

    On an unseasonably warm Friday evening in May, minutes before facing the biggest hometown crowd of his young career, Chance the Rapper races a skateboard around the barren downtown-Chicago office space that's temporarily doubling as his dressing...

    May 24, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Janelle Monae and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Rock the Windy City

    Janelle Monae and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Rock the Windy City | ARTICLE

    Many huge mainstream artists have been backed in concert by full orchestral accompaniment. Jay-Z mixed hip-hop with strings at Carnegie Hall last spring, and Phish's Trey Anastasio noodled on his guitar alongside several metropolitan city...

    May 21, 2013 4:15 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Live Finale

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Live Finale | ARTICLE

    It's nearly the end of another season of Celebrity Apprentice, and Donald Trump has narrowed the field to two veteran contestants: Penn Jillette and Trace Adkins. In order to eke out every last drop of prime-time programming,...

    May 20, 2013 11:45 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Final Task

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Final Task | ARTICLE

    "Final four," says Lil Jon, taking in the glory that is advancing to the final round of Donald Trump's oh-so-meaningful (and inexplicably long-running) reality competition, Celebrity Apprentice. With last week's dismissal of Marilu Henner, the exclamation point...

    May 12, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Jack White on U2's 'Achtung Baby,' 'Great Gatsby' Contribution

    Jack White on U2's 'Achtung Baby,' 'Great Gatsby' Contribution | ARTICLE

    Jack White was a teenager in blue-collar Detroit when he purchased U2's heavy left turn of a seventh album, Achtung Baby. "I listened to that a lot in my headphones," he says. Almost immediately,...

    May 6, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Battle at Barclays

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Battle at Barclays | ARTICLE

    With Gary Busey out of the picture, his former Plan B teammates Lisa Rinna and Penn Jillette are now breathing easy. "It was an exhausting ordeal to deal with Gary," says Rinna. Jillette, meanwhile, is just happy...

    May 5, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • 'It's Now or Never' for Reunited 98 Degrees

    'It's Now or Never' for Reunited 98 Degrees | ARTICLE

    "We're not getting any younger," says Nick Lachey of a principal motivation behind his longtime group, 98 Degrees, and their decision to reunite for a new album and a forthcoming tour this summer with New Kids...

    May 3, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • J. Cole's New Album: 'I'm All the Way Inspired'

    J. Cole's New Album: 'I'm All the Way Inspired' | ARTICLE

    J. Cole estimates he's written and recorded multiple full-length albums in the time since releasing his Number One debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, in 2011. "Honestly, I probably made four albums [since then],"...

    May 2, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • TLC to Perform at Mixtape Fest, Working on New Album

    TLC to Perform at Mixtape Fest, Working on New Album | ARTICLE

    Next year marks two decades since TLC released its groundbreaking, diamond-selling second album CrazySexyCool. But as the group's two surviving members, Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, tell Rolling Stone, 2013 is shaping up...

    May 1, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Busey Goes Batty

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Busey Goes Batty | ARTICLE

    Lil Jon is feeling alone: after learning that teammate Brande Roderick has been shown the door by Donald Trump, the rapper now realizes he's the only remaining member of the original Team Power. "I'm like the black...

    April 28, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Portugal. The Man Team With Danger Mouse on Experimental 'Evil Friends'

    Portugal. The Man Team With Danger Mouse on Experimental 'Evil Friends' | ARTICLE

    Last spring, two weeks and 10 songs into the recording process for their new album, Evil Friends, Portugal. The Man scrapped nearly everything they'd accomplished. "We were super excited about it," bassist Zach Carothers tells Rolling Stone...

    April 25, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Under African Skies

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Under African Skies | ARTICLE

    As she waits in the Trump Tower suite to find out which member of her team, Gary Busey or Stephen Baldwin, will be fired by Donald Trump, Lisa Rinna is clear-cut in who she'd prefer be let...

    April 21, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Coachella Promoter: Blur and Stone Roses Switch Was 'Planned From Day One'

    Coachella Promoter: Blur and Stone Roses Switch Was 'Planned From Day One' | ARTICLE

    Yesterday, fans and Coachella Weekend Two attendees alike were surprised to learn that Blur and the Stone Roses' mainstage set times had swapped order from the festival's first weekend. According to the festival...

    April 18, 2013 5:40 PM ET
  • Record Store Day's 12 Must-Have Releases Include Bowie, Mumford & Sons

    Record Store Day's 12 Must-Have Releases Include Bowie, Mumford & Sons | ARTICLE

    Now in its sixth year, Record Store Day continues to celebrate independent record stores by offering up a wide assortment of incredible releases for one day only. The latest, set for April 20th, is jam-packed...

    April 17, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Power of Redemption

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Power of Redemption | ARTICLE

    "I started to have a connection with Dennis," says Lil Jon, moments after learning that Donald Trump had fired his teammate Rodman. "But we need some wins." The rapper speaks the truth: It's been a sad and...

    April 14, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Made in America Festival 2013: Nine Inch Nails, Beyonce, Deadmau5

    Made in America Festival 2013: Nine Inch Nails, Beyonce, Deadmau5 | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé, Nine Inch Nails, Deadmau5 and Phoenix are set to headline the second edition of Budweiser's Made in America Festival in Philadelphia. The lineup for the Jay-Z-curated fest, to be held on the 

    April 10, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Blatant Blunder

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Blatant Blunder | ARTICLE

    "The bad seed is gone so now we can blossom," proclaims Brande Roderick after witnessing her teammates Lil Jon and Dennis Rodman emerge from the board room sans Omarosa. "You don't even know the relief it was to see...

    April 7, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Villain Goes Down

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Villain Goes Down | ARTICLE

    "[My teammates] are all quite intimidated by my reputation," proclaims Omarosa, the one cast member on this year's edition of Celebrity Apprentice that just won't seem to go away. Because no matter how conniving, manipulative or just...

    March 31, 2013 11:05 PM ET
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