Watch Britt Daniel Play Spoon Rarity “The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine” On Nicole Atkins’ Album Release Livestream

Nicole Atkins released a new album, Italian Ice, on Friday, and last night she hosted an album release livestream that featured performances by Dean Ween, Chris Isaak, Becca Mancari, and more. Spoon frontman Britt Daniel was also on-hand to play a band rarity, "The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine," a deep … More »
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VIDEO: Dallas Man Viciously Beaten by Protesters After Chasing Them With a Huge Sword

A Dallas man caught the beatdown of a lifetime after he was seen on camera chasing people with a sword amid protests in the city. According to social media reports, the unidentified man “attempted to defend a shop with a large sword” before looters “beat him with a skateboard and stoned him with medium-sized rocks.” One video clip shows the violent beatdown, which left the man bloodied on the ground, but it also shows the man actually chasing after protesters with a sword. The footage has more t...
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Stream Ada Rook’s New Album 2​,​020 Knives

Ada Rook, one-half of Black Dresses -- who recently disbanded -- has released a new solo album, 2,020 Knives. It's a sprawling 18 track collection of tender and strobing synth-pop songs. There's a collaboration with Katie Dey, "broken wires," and songs that were written with the production crew The Oracle. 2,020 … More »
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Faith Evans Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence After Allegedly Beating Up Husband Stevie J

Looks like there’s some trouble in paradise going on with #DaJordans. Faith Evans spent some time in jail last week after getting into a physical altercation with her husband Stevie J. It isn’t exactly clear when the incident occurred, but TMZ reports that police were called to Faith and Stevie’s Los Angeles-area home sometime last week around 1 a.m. Faith and Stevie reportedly “got into a heated argument” that turned violent “at some point,” the gossip site reported, citing law enforcement sour...
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Lady Gaga On George Floyd: “This Is An Epic Tragedy That Defines Our Country”

Lady Gaga has shared a statement on her social media accounts about the murder of George Floyd and the protests that have taken place over the last few days. "The voices of the black community have been silenced for too long and that silence has proven deadly time and time again," she wrote. More »
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After Controversial George Floyd Comments, Lil Wayne Discusses Protests With Dr. Dre

Lil Wayne drew criticism for some comments he made in an Instagram Live session with Fat Joe on Thursday night about the murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis. "We have to stop placing the blame on the whole force and the whole everybody or a certain race or … More »
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CupcakKe – “Lemon Pepper”

CupcakKe has released a new song, "Lemon Pepper." It's the Chicago rapper's second new track of the year following "Yes Lawd" back in March. CupcakKe said that half the proceeds from the song will be donated to the Minnesota Freedom Fund. It's also CupcakKe's birthday today -- happy birthday, … More »
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Fenesse – “Time Out”

“Time Out”, new single by Buffalo native Fenesse coming a new style flow on this one.
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Black Protester Shot to Death Outside Omaha Bar, White Bar Owner & Trump Supporter in Custody Awaiting Charges

A young Black man was shot dead outside a bar in Omaha during the second night of protests in the Nebraska city, and the white bar owner who killed him is reportedly in police custody awaiting charges. Omaha police said officers heard gunshots around 11 p.m. Saturday night (May 31) in the area of 12th and Harney streets. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 22-year-old James Scurlock outside a bar suffering from gunshot wounds. Scurlock was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center, where h...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Minneapolis, America, Marine, Jazz, Nebraska, Omaha, Gun Violence, Black, James, Trump, Omaha Nebraska, Nebraska Medical Center

J.R. Smith Beats Up “One of These Little MFin White Boys” After Catching Him Vandalizing His Car During L.A. Protests

A guy in Los Angeles picked the wrong car to vandalize during Saturday’s protests in Los Angeles. TMZ Sports obtained video footage showing NBA star J.R. Smith beating the crap out of a man who allegedly smashed his car window during the city-wide demonstrations protesting police brutality after the killing of George Floyd by Minnesota cops. The video shows the professional basketball player—who is currently a free agent—violently kicking the man several times in the head. After delivering a fin...
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Atlanta Cops Fired After Video Showed Them Using “Excessive Force” While Arresting HBCU Students

Two Atlanta Police Department officers have been fired after video showed them using “excessive force” while arresting a pair of HBCU students amid protests in the city Saturday night, according to ATL Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. Mayor Bottoms said during a news conference Sunday (May 30) the firing came after officials reviewed body cam footage, which confirmed “the use of excessive force” in the violent arrest that aired on live television. Bottoms said five officers in total were involved in ...
Tags: Videos, Crime, News, Fired, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Police Brutality, Apd, Good News, Morehouse College, Spelman, Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta Police, ATL Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Mayor Bottoms, Taniyah Pilgrim

SHOCKING VIDEO: Semi-Truck Speeds Into Crowd of George Floyd Protesters on Minneapolis Highway

Video footage surfaced showing thousands of Minneapolis protesters scattering as the driver of a tanker truck speeds towards the crowd on the highway. Thousands of Minneapolis residents were peacefully protesting on the I-35W bridge Sunday evening (May 31) when all of a sudden a semi-truck came barreling into the crowd. After the semi-truck eventually slowed down to a stop, the crowd immediately rushed to swarm the massive vehicle. Interstates in the city have been closed since 5 p.m. so it’s un...
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Dr. Umar Johnson: Why Aren’t White Allies Storming Government Buildings With Rifles to End Racism Like How They Did for COVID-19 Lockdowns?

Dr. Umar Johnson catches a lot of backlash for his radical views, but he is on point with his latest hot take. Amid protests all over the country (and the world, for that matter) against police brutality after the murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Dr. Johnson took to Instagram Live Sunday (May 31) and is now going viral for questioning why white people aren’t going all out to end racism like how they were going so hard to end the COVID-19 lockdowns. Dr. J...
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Watch Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires Play 3 Songs On CBS This Morning

Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires have been doing a bunch of livestreams since the pandemic started. Isbell put out a new album with his band the 400 Unit, Reunions, a few weeks ago, and he and Shires performed a show from an actual venue and livestreamed it to celebrate … More »
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Jay-Z Called Minnesota Governor About George Floyd’s Death

During a press conference on Sunday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz said that he had recently received a call from Jay-Z about the state's response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. More »
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A.C. Vini-Vince x Trillpapi – “Better”

Rising East Coast multi-genre, artist, producer, and songwriter A.C. Vini-Vince releases his latest single with Trillpapi titled “Better“.  Follow him on Instagram @darvin_records. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, A.C. Vini-Vince, Trillpapi, Vini Vince

‘I Just Let Myself Go’: Igor Levit on Surviving a Satie Marathon

The pianist livestreamed “Vexations,” a solo of four lines repeated 840 times, to evoke the crisis facing artists during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Classical Music, Erik, Igor Levit, Igor, Satie, Levit, Vexations (Musical Work, Satie Marathon

Halsey Hit By Rubber Bullet, Shrapnel While Protesting George Floyd’s Death

Halsey says she was hit with a rubber bullet and shrapnel at a protest in Los Angeles yesterday. The pop singer posted a series of photos on her social media accounts from the frontline of a protest over the murder of George Floyd. Police officers have been using rubber bullets and tear gas … More »
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As Asian And European Orchestras Open Concerts Up, U.S. Orchestras Wonder When They’ll Be Onstage

Take a look at Taiwan: “A livestream of the May 24 concert offered a possible crystal ball for post-coronavirus concerts: temperature checks, face masks and enhanced disinfection protocols. On stage, adjusted layout created 1.5 meters between musicians. Unmasked musicians used plastic guards.” – The Observer
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HBCU Students Messiah Young & Taniyah Pilgrim Maced & Tazed by Atlanta Police in Violent Arrest Aired on Live TV Amid Protests

A pair of HBCU students were violently arrested by Atlanta police amid protests in the city late Saturday night (May 30), and the whole thing was caught on camera and aired on live television. Messiah Young, a Morehouse College student, and Taniyah Pilgrim, a student at Spelman, were driving Saturday evening around 9:30 p.m. when APD officers flattened their tires and broke the windows of their car before pepper-spraying and tazing them. The officers could then be seen yanking the pair out of th...
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A New British Task Force Is Missing Everything Important About British Music

Well, perhaps not orchestral music in Britain, but with club music of all kinds, “We transcend this realm. It is a secular spiritual experience. The energy with which Britain has pursued that escape has made it one of the global centres of music culture.” So why does a cultural renewal taskforce have no representatives from live music venues? – The Guardian (UK)
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Led Zeppelin’s 2007 Reunion Concert Streaming Free for a Limited Time

A quick heads up: Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion at London's O2 Arena is now streaming free ... for the next two days. Writes Jambase: "Founding members vocalist Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones shared the stage that night for the first time since 1995. Jason Bonham, the son of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, was behind the kit for the 16-song performance. Celebration Day, the concert film and live album documenting the one-off reunion, was rele...
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Defari & DirtyDiggs – “Truth Serum” (Album)

  West Coast veteran Defari enlists DirtyDiggs for his 10th album Truth Serum.  
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Detroit YB – “Jungle/Doors” (Video)

Detroit YB continues the promotion of his upcoming album BEAUTY IN THE STRUGGLE with a video for the songs “Jungle” & “Doors”.
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