Clarence Fountain, founding member and longtime leader of the gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama, died Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at the age of 88.
The Blind Boys of Alabama confirmed Fountain's death in a
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Beck reimagined U2's stark ballad "Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way" as a synth-laced arena-rocker in a new remix of the Songs of Experience single. The songwriter revamped the track into a maximalist sing-along, speeding up the tempo to a danceable BPM and
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Jerry Hopkins, an author and veteran Rolling Stone writer that served as the magazine's Los Angeles corespondent in the late Sixties, died in Bangkok, Thailand on June 3rd after a long illness. He was 82. His wife Lamyai confirmed Hopkins' death.
In 1980, Hopkins wrote
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When the Who started out, they billed themselves as "maximum R&B." And before Pete Townshend embraced teenage wasteland and became one of rock's poet laureates, the group was content playing blues and soul covers. Check out their stirring version of James Brown's "I Don't Mind" on My Generation, their
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The Jay Z-curated Made in America Festival will return to Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend with Nicki Minaj, Post Malone and Meek Mill slated to headline.
The two-day fest, taking place September 1st and 2nd at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also features Janelle Monae, Diplo, Zedd, Miguel, Alessia Cara, Fat Joe
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Talib Kweli is facing accusations of sexual harassment from a former collaborator who claims that the rapper held her career "hostage" after she rejected his advances.
Res, an artist who was signed to Kweli's Javotti Media and appeared on numerous Kweli tracks, made her claims against the rapper (real
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