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  • Watch: Jay-Z Talks Tough With David Letterman

    Watch: Jay-Z Talks Tough With David Letterman | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z's appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman Monday night was...

    November 17, 2010 2:01 PM ET
  • Metallica's Kirk Hammett Kicks Child in Onstage Mishap

    Metallica's Kirk Hammett Kicks Child in Onstage Mishap | ARTICLE

    Metallica has had onstage mishaps involving pyrotechnics and falling stage props in the past, but you'd have to think balloons would be pretty low on the danger scale. Guess again: During a show in Sydney last week,...

    November 16, 2010 6:20 PM ET
  • Wiz Khalifa Blames His Drug Arrest on His Success

    Wiz Khalifa Blames His Drug Arrest on His Success | ARTICLE

    To hear Wiz Khalifa say it, his arrest on drug charges last week was due more to his success than anything else. "They want to try to scare you or make an example out of you...

    November 16, 2010 4:57 PM ET
  • T.I. to Appear on 'VH1 Storytellers,' New Song With Eminem Hits Web

    T.I. to Appear on 'VH1 Storytellers,' New Song With Eminem Hits Web | ARTICLE

    T.I. may be serving out an 11-month sentence for a parole violation, but his name hasn't left the headlines: An episode of VH1 Storytellers will air on December 10, just three days after his new LP...

    November 16, 2010 3:15 PM ET
  • Akon 'Disagrees' With Will.I.Am's Criticism of Michael Jackson LP

    Akon 'Disagrees' With Will.I.Am's Criticism of Michael Jackson LP | ARTICLE

    Will.I.Am has loudly voiced his opposition to Michael, the forthcoming posthumous Michael Jackson LP, calling its release "disrespectful." But Akon, who collaborated with Jackson on the just-released "Hold My Hand" single, disagrees. "I think...

    November 16, 2010 1:49 PM ET
  • New Dr. Dre Song Leaked

    New Dr. Dre Song Leaked | ARTICLE

    Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album may have taken a step closer to reality Monday night, when a new song called "Kush" popped up online. The track, which features Akon and Snoop Dogg, is rumored to be...

    November 16, 2010 1:21 PM ET
  • Beatles End Digital Boycott, Catalog Now on iTunes

    Beatles End Digital Boycott, Catalog Now on iTunes | ARTICLE

    Apple announced Tuesday that the Beatles' recordings would be available for purchase on iTunes, after a day of speculation about what the company's iTunes-related news would be. Check out which artists are the last...

    November 16, 2010 10:17 AM ET
  • Hear Lil Wayne's First Post-Prison Track

    Hear Lil Wayne's First Post-Prison Track | ARTICLE

    It's probably not the brand-new song his manager told Rolling Stone about last week, but Lil Wayne's first post-prison music has hit the web in the form of two guest verses on Birdman's "Fire Flame": "Fresh...

    November 16, 2010 9:53 AM ET
  • Plus: Strokes Wrap LP; Kid Rock Hits Road in January

    Plus: Strokes Wrap LP; Kid Rock Hits Road in January | ARTICLE

    Florida Governor Pursuing Jim Morrison Pardon Outgoing Florida Governor Charlie Christ said he will submit Jim Morrison as a posthumous candidate to be pardoned for...

    November 16, 2010 9:46 AM ET
  • Plus: Johnny Cash Honored; Strummer Biopic Coming

    Plus: Johnny Cash Honored; Strummer Biopic Coming | ARTICLE

    Johnny Cash to Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall of Fame Johnny Cash is among the four artists who will be inducted into the Gospel Music...

    November 16, 2010 6:00 AM ET
  • Are The Beatles Finally Coming to iTunes?

    Are The Beatles Finally Coming to iTunes? | ARTICLE

    Many have speculated about what Apple's big announcement tomorrow morning will be, and the Wall Street Journal claims that it has the answer: The Beatles' catalog will finally be available on iTunes. Citing "people familiar...

    November 15, 2010 6:25 PM ET
  • Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" Release New Song, 'Living Proof'

    Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" Release New Song, 'Living Proof' | ARTICLE

    After years of estrangement and a gradual reconciliation, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" are collaborating again: A new track called "Living Proof" was released online Monday. The two formed the duo Bad Meets Evil in the...

    November 15, 2010 6:12 PM ET
  • Jay-Z Says Kanye West's Bush Comment Was 'Honest Emotion'

    Jay-Z Says Kanye West's Bush Comment Was 'Honest Emotion' | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z had a lot to say in defense of Kanye West on Howard Stern's radio show Monday morning. Addressing West's 2005 comment that "George Bush doesn't care about black people" — which flared up all...

    November 15, 2010 2:49 PM ET
  • Jay Electronica Signs With Jay-Z

    Jay Electronica Signs With Jay-Z | ARTICLE

    Underground rapper Jay Electronica signed with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label, it was announced at an event in New York Friday night. Shortly after, Diddy tweeted "Damn it hurts in a whole other way when someone...

    November 15, 2010 1:32 PM ET
  • Kanye West Admits He Was Coached for 'Today' Interview

    Kanye West Admits He Was Coached for 'Today' Interview | ARTICLE

    Kanye West hired noted public relations firm Rubenstein Communications to coach him for his controversial appearance on the Today show last week, but the relationship has been terminated, the New York Times ...

    November 15, 2010 12:48 PM ET
  • New Michael Jackson Single Features Akon

    New Michael Jackson Single Features Akon | ARTICLE

    "Hold My Hand," the first official single from Michael Jackson's forthcoming posthumous album Michael , premiered on the late singer's website early Monday morning. The song, a duet with Akon, was recorded in...

    November 15, 2010 10:18 AM ET
  • Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus Join American Music Awards Lineup

    Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus Join American Music Awards Lineup | ARTICLE

    Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and Kid Rock will perform on this year's American Music Awards on November 21, it was announced during the CMA Awards Wednesday night. The three join previously announced performers Justin Bieber,...

    November 12, 2010 9:50 AM ET
  • New Gorillaz Disc, Made on an iPad, May Be Out by Christmas

    New Gorillaz Disc, Made on an iPad, May Be Out by Christmas | ARTICLE

    Gorillaz, who released their Plastic Beach LP just a few months ago, could have another disc out by Christmas. Said Damon Albarn, who just completed a North American tour with the group, to NME: "I've been...

    November 11, 2010 5:30 PM ET
  • Watch: More From Kanye West's 'Brutal' Interview on 'Today'

    Watch: More From Kanye West's 'Brutal' Interview on 'Today' | ARTICLE

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    November 11, 2010 12:36 PM ET
  • Keith Richards' Rep Denies Violence Claims

    Keith Richards' Rep Denies Violence Claims | ARTICLE

    Keith Richards reportedly threatened and attacked a Swedish journalist during an interview at a Paris hotel Tuesday — though his representative denied to Rolling Stone that any violence had occurred. According to online translations of an article in...

    November 10, 2010 5:14 PM ET
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