DJ Khaled expounds on why he's calling his eleventh studio album Father of Asahd in an open letter. In an accompanying video montage of home footage, the hip-hop producer spoke about how Asahd, his son (and recent executive
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Rumors are swirling that Beyoncé and Jay-Z will hit the road together this summer for a sequel to their On the Run Tour. The pair's only joint trek thus far arrived in 2014, immediately following two successful solo runs – the Mrs.
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Beyonce and Jay-Z's First 'On the Run' Tour, Song by Song
The Cranberries will move forward with a new album and a 25th anniversary reissue of their debut album, Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We. The group put the reissue project on hold after their singer, Dolores O'Riordan, died in January.
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The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has named Q-Tip the artistic director and advisor-at-large of its new Hip-Hop Culture Council. In a video introducing the council, the influential rapper and A Tribe Called Quest member talked about his goals as director.
"With hip-hop constantly changing and evolving, it
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Grammy nominated singer-songwriter James Bay is gearing up for his Saturday Night Live debut with a second new song from his forthcoming album, Electric Light. The uptempo, rock-oriented "Pink Lemonade" follows previously released single "Wild Love." Electric Light comes out May 18th.
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear James Bay's New Rock Song 'Pink Lemonade' Ahead of 'SNL' Debut
Wilco guitarist Nels Cline is introducing a new jazz band, the Nels Cline 4. The group's upcoming debut LP, Currents, Constellations, is out April 13th. The quartet includes guitarist Julian Lage, bassist Scott Colley and drummer Tom Rainey.
The band previewed the album with lead single "Imperfect 10," a funk strut
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Wilco's Nels Cline Debuts Jazz Band on Upcoming Record
Eric B & Rakim announced a U.S. spring reunion tour, marking the hip-hop duo's first full-scale trek in two decades. The group posted a since-deleted tweet with the dates on Monday; however, a rep for Rakim told Rolling Stone that the shows are "100 percent confirmed."
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Eric B & Rakim Reuniting for U.S. Tour