Frank Ocean reminisces about Tumblr in his new music video “Lost,” off of last year’s Channel Orange. The singer just released the new material and you can see that below. Also, the lineup for the annual Budweiser Made In America Festival was announced, and the bill includes a little bit of everything, from Beyonce to Nine Inch Nail. All that and more below.
- Made In America Lineup Announced: Beyoncé, Phoenix, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, the Gaslight Anthem, and many more are all on the lineup for Jay-Z‘s second annual Budweiser Made in America Festival. The bill also includes acts like Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Fitz and the Tantrums, Wiz Khalifa and Porter Robinson. The festival is scheduled to take place at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on August 31 and September 1. Source: Spin
- Wu-Tang Clang Record In The Works?: There’s been a lot of rumors surrounding the Wu-Tang Clan lately. Some said that the group were working on a new album to coincide with the 20th anniversary of their debut Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, and it seems like this might all be true. A press release (via Nah Right) mentioned that the pair would release a new LP titled A Better Tomorrow this July. It also seems like they’re scheduled to play some shows in the U.K. Source: Spin
- Depeche Mode Recruits Bat For Lashes And Crystal Castles For Tour: Skylar Grey, the singer who made splash at the Grammy’s when she performed “I Need A Doctor” with Eminem and Dr. Dre is set to release her debut album on July 9th. The record, titled Don’t Look Down, features Eminem as the executive producer. Source: Rolling Stone
- New Frank Ocean Music Video: Frank Ocean has released a new music video for “Lost,” from last year’s Channel Orange. The clip is directed by Francisco Soriano, and features a montage of clips from personal moments that Ocean labels “summer 2012 in a Tumblr post.” Check it out:
[via Rolling Stone]
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