Q-Tip Named Advisor of Kennedy Center’s New Hip-Hop Culture Council

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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Hear James Bay’s New Rock Song ‘Pink Lemonade’ Ahead of ‘SNL’ Debut

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.

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Wilco’s Nels Cline Debuts Jazz Band on Upcoming Record

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

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