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  • Watch: A Tribe Called Quest Documentary Trailer

    Watch: A Tribe Called Quest Documentary Trailer | ARTICLE

    Actor Michael Rapaport...

    December 1, 2010 2:06 PM ET
  • Jay-Z Bringing 40/40 Clubs to U.S. Airports

    Jay-Z Bringing 40/40 Clubs to U.S. Airports | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z is working on a deal that could bring sports-themed 40/40 clubs to as many as 20 airports, he announced Wednesday. The 40/40 Clubs are named after a rare achievement in baseball, when a player hits 40 home...

    December 1, 2010 1:19 PM ET
  • Snoop Dogg Writes Song for Prince William's Bachelor Party

    Snoop Dogg Writes Song for Prince William's Bachelor Party | ARTICLE

    December 1, 2010 12:39 PM ET
  • Plus: Jay Weinberg Joins Against Me!; New MJ Lawsuit

    Plus: Jay Weinberg Joins Against Me!; New MJ Lawsuit | ARTICLE

    Kanye West Wraps Presents for Foster Kids Kanye West helped wrap gifts for foster children at the New Yorkers for Children "Wrap to Rap" event...

    December 1, 2010 12:06 PM ET
  • Kanye West, Nicki Minaj Rule Charts

    Kanye West, Nicki Minaj Rule Charts | ARTICLE

    Kanye West's critically acclaimed My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy may have easily topped the nation's albums chart with 518,775 sales in its first week of release — but he didn't even come close to matching...

    December 1, 2010 10:02 AM ET
  • Bright Eyes to Release Album Next Year

    Bright Eyes to Release Album Next Year | ARTICLE

    On Februrary 15, Bright Eyes will release a new album, The People's Key, the band's first album since 2007's Cassadaga. Despite the group's hiatus, singer and main songwriter Conor Oberst has been prolific as ever, releasing two...

    November 30, 2010 7:03 PM ET
  • Listen: The Rolling Stones 'Gimme Shelter' Deconstructed

    Listen: The Rolling Stones 'Gimme Shelter' Deconstructed | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" — from the band's classic Let it Bleed album — was recorded between February and November 1969 and features only four band members: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and Charlie...

    November 30, 2010 6:45 PM ET
  • Billie Joe Armstrong Returning to 'American Idiot' Musical for 50 More Shows

    Billie Joe Armstrong Returning to 'American Idiot' Musical for 50 More Shows | ARTICLE

    In a sign that the Green Day musical American Idiot is still struggling, producers announced Tuesday that they are bringing back lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong for another 50 performances. Armstrong — who performed the role...

    November 30, 2010 5:42 PM ET
  • Mary J. Blige Considering 'Rock of Ages' Role

    Mary J. Blige Considering 'Rock of Ages' Role | ARTICLE

    The latest musical luminary to be affiliated with the upcoming film version of the Rock of Ages musical might raise a few eyebrows: Mary J. Blige. Citing "spies," Vulture is reporting that the Queen of Hip-Hop...

    November 30, 2010 2:25 PM ET
  • New Michael Jackson Song Premieres

    New Michael Jackson Song Premieres | ARTICLE

    Another song from the forthcoming Michael Jackson LP Michael was released Tuesday. "Much Too Soon" is a ballad of lost love that's being streamed free for one week in Apple's new music-centric social network,

    November 30, 2010 11:04 AM ET
  • Spider-Man' Theater Already Eyeing Replacements

    Spider-Man' Theater Already Eyeing Replacements | ARTICLE

    After years of financial and technical problems, the $65 million Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark — featuring music by Bono and The Edge — finally had its first public preview Sunday — and by most...

    November 30, 2010 9:47 AM ET
  • Rihanna Says She's Sick of Talking About 2009 Assault

    Rihanna Says She's Sick of Talking About 2009 Assault | ARTICLE

    Rihanna cares about what young girls think about her — and it's most important not to seem "spiteful." At least that's the impression she's giving in a series of tweets related to her then-boyfriend Chris Brown's...

    November 29, 2010 6:44 PM ET
  • Kanye West Booed At Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Kanye West Booed At Thanksgiving Day Parade | ARTICLE

    Kanye West's performance...

    November 29, 2010 3:18 PM ET
  • Pink Floyd's 'Brick in the Wall' Inspires Unexpected Movie

    Pink Floyd's 'Brick in the Wall' Inspires Unexpected Movie | ARTICLE

    A new Pink Floyd-related movie is in the works — but it's about a relatively peripheral chapter in the band's long history. Andy Harries, a producer of The Queen, is working on a film about the schoolchildren...

    November 29, 2010 2:56 PM ET
  • System of a Down Reunites for Summer Tour

    System of a Down Reunites for Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    After a hiatus of more than four years, System of a Down will reunite for 10 shows in eight countries in Europe this summer. "We are playing these shows simply because we want to play...

    November 29, 2010 1:41 PM ET
  • Rocky Start for U2's 'Spider-Man' Show

    Rocky Start for U2's 'Spider-Man' Show | ARTICLE

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark finally had its first Broadway preview on Sunday night, in a performance that was stopped by delays five times — and at least one widely reported catcall from an audience member....

    November 29, 2010 10:05 AM ET
  • Plus: Celebs Stop Tweeting; Portishead Prep LP

    Plus: Celebs Stop Tweeting; Portishead Prep LP | ARTICLE

    Gaga, Keys, Timberlake Sign Off Social Media for Charity Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher and other celebs have agreed to sign off Facebook,...

    November 25, 2010 8:05 PM ET
  • Beatles Post Huge Sales in First Week on iTunes

    Beatles Post Huge Sales in First Week on iTunes | ARTICLE

    The Beatles sold more than 450,000 albums and 2 million individual songs worldwide in the first week that the group's music was available on iTunes, according to a representative from the company. In the U.S., the best-selling...

    November 23, 2010 4:09 PM ET
  • Bono Talks 'Spider-Man' Musical's Delays, Expense

    Bono Talks 'Spider-Man' Musical's Delays, Expense | ARTICLE

    "Dreaming up the show, the scale of it, the flying sequence, the pop-art opera that it is — that was all pure joy," Bono tells Billboard of the long-delayed Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark musical, which will...

    November 23, 2010 4:01 PM ET
  • New Kanye West Collaboration With Jay-Z Leaks

    New Kanye West Collaboration With Jay-Z Leaks | ARTICLE

    Two new Kanye West songs have come out within the past 36 hours — even as his just-released LP, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy , dominates the headlines this week. First was T.I.'s "Welcome...

    November 23, 2010 3:51 PM ET
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