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News Roundup: Kanye West Premieres 'New Slaves,' FYF Fest 2013 Lineup...

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Kanye West is going the extra mile to make sure that his forthcoming album has a special release. Tonight the rapper debuted a brand new song, and he did so by projecting his face on 66 different buildings around the world. We've got a video of that below. Also FYF Fest revealed its lineup. The roster includes bands like My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and MGMT. All that and more...

News Roundup: Yeah Yeah Yeahs Premiere 'Mosquito' Video, Courtney Love...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The star of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' latest music video is a blood-thirsty mosquito that feeds on little children. It's beautiful, disgusting and totally worth watching. We have the clip for you below. Also, Courtney Love announced a brief U.S. tour, but don't get your hopes up Hole fans because she's going solo. We also have some updates on Kanye West's forthcoming album. All that and...

News Roundup: Kanye West Confuses The Internet With Cryptic Tweet, Gaslamp...

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One of two historical things will happen on June 18th. Either Kim Kardashian will explode and have her baby once and for all, or Kanye West will release his followup to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The rapper dropped a huge hint on Twitter, and we have more details on that below. Also, the awesome Gaslamp Killer has completely reworked...

News Roundup: Rihanna And Chris Brown's Single Leaks, Dave Grohl Will Be...

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Dave Grohl
Last week we heard news that some activists in Sweden were plastering pictures with Rihanna's beatup face all around Stockholm. Their goal was to prevent Chris Brown from performing in their town. This week, Rihanna and Chris Brown's newest single, titled "Nobody's Business" (of course!) leaked online. We wonder how those activists feel about the track, which we have for you down...

'American Idol': So Now Alanis Morissette May Be A Judge, Too

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Things certainly seem to be getting a bit wacky at American Idol—the long-running reality TV contest is currently on the hunt for new judges, and after nabbing professional nut Mariah Carey, rumors abounded that Kanye West and Nicki Minaj would be added to the roster.  While that seemed a smidge unlikely, it seems they’ve reached out to yet another (slightly less...

Kanye West To Join 'American Idol'?

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For the seven people left in America who place any real importance or significance upon who will be crowned their next American Idol, it’s being reported today that, in addition to Mariah Carey being a new judge on the program for a whopping $18 million, Kanye West might be bringing his blend of subtlety, nuanced wit, and mature decision-making to the show.  Brace yourselves.

VOTD: Jay-Z and Kanye West Debut 'No Church In The Wild'

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Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'No Church In The Wild'
The inseparable duo of Jay-Z and Kanye West have released the official video for "No Church in the Wild," a track off of their 2011 collaboration album Watch the Throne. The music video, helmed by "Born Free" director Romain Gavras, features controversial riot imagery, burning cars, Greek statues, green lasers, fireworks and an elephant. Check it...

News Roundup: Taylor Swift Donates $4 Million To Charity, Kanye Heads To...

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Jennifer Lopez
This week, Taylor Swift announced that she would be donating $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Also, Jennifer Lopez finally cleared up the rumors regarding her future on American Idol, while Kanye West announced that he will be debuting a short film at the Cannes Film Festival next week. Catch up on this week's news below.

Chris Brown Insults Rihanna In Freestyle Rant, Gets In A Twitter Spat, And...

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Proving once again that he’s simply the classiest guy in show business, Chris Brown took time out of his busy schedule trashing green rooms, taking no personal responsibility for domestic assault, and basically taking a leak on any and all forms of good taste in order to drop a some freestyle rhymes on top of a remix of Kanye West’s “Theraflu”—and apparently publicly insulted...

Kanye West's New Song 'Theraflu' Angers PETA, Disses Rivals, And Admits...

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Oh, Kanye West.  While the world spins on around, with chaos reigning on the nightly news, existential crises ruling our lives, and the universe continues to expand outward with no apparent meaning or purpose, we can always rely on Kanye West to act, in the words of President Barack Obama, like a jackass.  And Yeezy doesn’t let us down, hamming it up like a jackass on his newest track,...

Chris Cornell Of Soundgarden Calls Kanye West's Music 'Retarded'

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Well, this should go over well without incident or controversy: recently, during Australia’s Big Day Out Festival, Kanye West’s soundcheck drowned out the Soundgarden performance on a neighboring stage, prompting Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell to call the music “retarded.”  Nope, shouldn’t offend anyone at all.

Kanye West's Ex Amber Rose Drops Debut Single

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Model Amber Rose is famous for dating hip hop rappers like Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa. But she's not satisfied with just dating popular rappers, she's in the pursuit of her own music career. Yesterday, the 28-year-old released her debut single "Fame," where she tells listeners that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be.

10 Songs For Your New Year's Eve Playlist

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New Year's Eve is always a great opportunity for a fresh start. It's a chance to get get rid of negative vibes and tell yourself that this year will be your year. Or if you've had an awesome year, it's a time to celebrate and party like it's 1999. Whatever you're mood may be, we want you to welcome 2012 with open arms. So we've compiled a list of songs that will set the mood just right this...

The Top 20 Albums of 2011

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WatchTheThrone
Without a doubt, 2011 was a year of great music. Wrapping up the year is no easy task, especially with so many new emerging artists hitting the indie scene and settled greats releasing records as good or better than their efforts decades prior. Our picks for the Top 20 Albums of the year cover a lot of ground, ranging from Indie Beard Rock to Spaghetti-Western, Rockabilly to Hip-Hop, and...

Grammy Nominees Announced; Kanye, Foo Fighters, and Adele Lead In Noms

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The Grammys
It’s that time of year again, when the meaningless award system known as “The Grammys” begins to dole out awards to people  like Katy Perry and the Foo Fighters.   The awards show won’t air until February 12, 2012, but the nominations were announced last night, during a concert which featured two performances by Lady Gaga (go ahead and sigh loudly right here).