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  • This Is ScHoolboy Q's Brain on Drugs: 'Prescription/Oxymoron'

    February 27, 2014 11:33 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Hopefully, ScHoolboy Q will create a short for his 7-minute, two-part song "Prescription/Oxymoron." The vivid storytelling describes his character's love affair with medications.In the first verse from the song on his Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope album "Oxymoron" out Tuesday, ScHoolboy rattles off a list of prescription drugs of choice – Percocet, Adderall, Xanax and Codeine – before describing the enabling effects.ScHoolboy talks being disoriented, stressed and restle...  | More »

  • Beck To Basics!

    February 25, 2014 11:30 AM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    Beck: Morning Phase (Capitol) It struck me as I was listening to this new Beck album for maybe the third time that 1) It is very good and 2) Lots of people I know are bigger fans of him than I am. “Oh, isn’t this record great?” asked one co-worker, “it’s like his best since Sea Change.” Someone else came by twiceand caught me listening to it two days in a row. “This is like my favorite album of the year,” said she. “It reminds me of Sea Ch...  | More »

  • CeeLo Green’s 10 Most Magic ‘Voice’ Moments

    February 25, 2014 9:00 AM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    CeeLo Green announced last week that, after serving as a coach for four of the past five "Voice" seasons, he is stepping down — presumably to pursue other activities like touring with Lionel Richie, voicing "American Dad's" hot tub, and releasing his first solo album in four years. While CeeLo did seem emotionally checked-out during last fall's Season 5, indicating that he was already planning his exit and that this development is for the best, I confess, I'm going to mis...  | More »

  • Video: Kesington Kross's 'Gimme Your Love' Video

    February 24, 2014 10:43 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop

    The new soul, pop, rock singer debuted Tuesday the video for his infectious booming ballad, "Gimme Your Love," a song about instant attraction. While the lyrics describe bliss in standard terms ("Something about the way you're looking tonight, Took my breath away at first sight"), his pacing, emotive delivery makes him distinct. The video's surprisingly mysterious, dark and science-fiction backstory adds even more textures. Here's nine reasons why the "Gimme Your Love" video...  | More »

  • Video: Frankie Ballard on Detroit's Influences

    February 21, 2014 10:30 AM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    Although Frankie Ballard has just released his sophomore album, "Sunshine & Whiskey," and is having absolutely no trouble distinguishing himself in country-music central Nashville, he still finds himself having to explain one thing: His Great Lake State heritage. True, Michigan is a region that's better known for Eminem than Ernest Tubb. "A lot of people ask me 'Frankie, what do you know about country music, man? You’re from Michigan!' And here’s what I always ...  | More »

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