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“Love & Marriage Huntsville” Exclusive: Wanda’s Sister Wives Suggestion Sends Melody Over The Edge! [VIDEO]

On Saturday night's episode of "Love & Marriage: Huntsville" Wanda suggests Melody and Martell still have a future and Melody is furious. It probably doesn't help that Wanda suggests Melody and Martell's mistress are sister wives.
Tags: Reality TV, News, Alabama, Jazz, Wanda, Melody, Celebrity News, Divorces, Sister Wives, Martell, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Bossip Exclusive, Bossip Exclusives, Matrimony-dom, Caught Creepin, Celebrity Seeds


Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains exhibition kicks off in LA with drummer Nick Mason

Nick Mason, the drummer of British rock band Pink Floyd, officially kicked off the run of Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, an immersive exhibition that will run daily through Jan. 9, 2022, at the Vogue Multicultural Museum in Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 3. As fans of all ages with opening day tickets lined the sidewalks out on Hollywood Boulevard, Mason took a stroll through the exhibition, which features over 350 Pink Floyd artifacts including oversized stage sets, props and private collectio...
Tags: Art, Europe, Music, Hollywood, London, La, Tim Burton, Los Angeles, Sport, Pink Floyd, Museum, Things To Do, Soccer, Vogue, Mexico City, Guillermo Del Toro


María Isabel – “Baby…”

María Isabel is an LA-based Dominican-American singer who has been making music in the public eye for quite some time. All the way back in 2004, when she was just nine years old, she competed in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. But that’s ancient history.
Tags: Music, La, New Music, Maria Isabel


The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week’s countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify.
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Joey Purp, Playboi Carti, Silverbacks, Beak, Baby Keem, Fivio Foreign


Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

The heavy hitters returned this week — Kanye! Drake! ABBA! — with new music and lousy album covers. (Can someone shoot these folks Robert Beatty’s contact info?) But thank you ABBA for not making your album 20+ tracks. Your best and worst comments about Donda, CLB, and “We Didn’t Start The Fire” are below.
Tags: Music, Shut Up Dude, Robert Beatty, Kanye Drake, Donda CLB


Thyla – “Gum”

A few years ago, we named the Brighton group Thyla a Band To Watch and one of the Best New Bands Of 2018 on the strength of the soaring dream-pop in their early singles. Since then, they’ve experimented with grungier sounds on the What’s On Your Mind EP (one of 2019’s best), then pivoted back to music that was growing ever synthier, poppier, and dreamier. It was a long journey leading Thyla to, finally, their debut album. It’s self-titled, and it’s arriving in January.
Tags: Music, Brighton, New Music, Thyla




Premature Evaluation: Drake Certified Lover Boy

In August of 2021, an artist named Certified Lover Boy released an album called Drake. The artist in question sounds nothing like Drake, but it’s not for lack of trying. Drake’s whole musical vocabulary — spaced-out synth beats, grumbly flexing, ruminative singsong hooks — has simply become the way that mainstream rappers communicate. I don’t know if Certified Lover Boy wants to be a mainstream rapper, but I do know that he wants to evoke that feeling. (A lyric on album opener “Drake”: “I feel l...
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Spectres – “Tell Me”

Last year, Vancouver’s Spectres released their fourth album, Nostalgia. As the name might suggest, it found the group expertly mining retro sounds, particularly gothic strains of new wave and post-punk. Now, they’ve announced a followup. It’s similarly concerned with the past, bearing the name of Hindsight, and it’s out in the beginning of November. Along with the announcement, Spectres have shared a lead single (and the album’s closing track), “Tell Me.” It finds them moving a bit further up th...
Tags: Music, New Music, Spectres


It’s the Met’s First Opening Night Since The Pandemic And First Opera By A Black Composer. Meet The Man Who’s Singing The Lead

Justin Davidson profiles Will Livermore, a 33-year-old baritone who’d been specializing in comic parts such as Papageno and Figaro. Now he’s taking on the role of the furious Charles in composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles Blow’s memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones. – New York Magazine
Tags: Art, Music, Charles, Terence Blanchard, Charles Blow, Justin Davidson, Papageno, Will Livermore


#CertifiedLoverBoy: Drake Delivers Essential Instagram Caption Music, Sends Twitter Into A Toxic Tizzy

We compiled the funniest. wildest and messiest tweets from Drake's highly anticipated "Certified Lover Boy" album release featuring Jay Z, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and many more
Tags: News, Newsletter, New, Jazz, Drake, Originals, Arts & Entertainment, CLB, Multi, For Your Information, Shady, Hi Hater, For Your Viewing Pleasure, Hollyweird, For Discussion, Pure Comedy


Y’all Ready To ‘Lean Back’ & Be ‘Mesmerized’? Fat Joe And Ja Rule Facing Off In The Next ‘Verzuz’

Ja Rule and Fat Joe have been announced as the contestants for the next Verzus battle on September 14. Tickets for the event go on sale on Sept. 7.
Tags: Music, Newsletter, Creators, Concert, Jazz, Arts & Entertainment, Special Events, Celebrity News, Ja Rule, Fat Joe, Verzuz, Recording Artists, Fat Joe And Ja Rule Verzuz


Prepare For Drake’s “Way 2 Sexy” Video To Be Memed Into Oblivion

Ever since Drake’s “Hotline Bling” video became the source for endless GIFs and memes, he’s gone out of his way to provide viewers with such source material in subsequent videos in the hopes of going viral again. The latest instance of this is the new clip for “Way 2 Sexy,” the Future and Young Thug collaboration on his new Certified Lover Boy album that samples Right Said Fred’s “I’m Too Sexy.”
Tags: Music, News, Future, Drake, Hotline Bling, Young Thug, Dave Meyers, Fred, Kawhi Leonard, Right Said Fred


Thom Yorke Goofs On Radiohead’s “Embarrassing” TikTok Analytics

Radiohead joined TikTok back in April. Since then, the band has used their verified account exclusively to post bizarre videos featuring the mysterious Chieftain Mews character from their old webcasts. Their first TikTok got a million views, but that number has been steadily decreasing with every new post. And in a new video posted today, Thom Yorke and Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood goof on their own “embarrassing” analytics.
Tags: Music, News, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Stanley Donwood, TikTok Analytics, Thom Yorke Goofs On Radiohead


Strand Of Oaks – “Somewhere In Chicago”

Back in July, Tim Showalter announced his latest Strand Of Oaks album, In Heaven. So far, we’ve heard a couple tracks from it, including “Galacticana” and “Jimi & Stan.” (The former ranked amongst our favorite songs that week.) Today, he’s back with another.
Tags: Music, Chicago, Strand Of Oaks, New Music, Tim Showalter, Galacticana


Melody A.M. Turns 20

It was probably inevitable that ’90s mainstream music trends would eventually whiplash-pivot from grunge’s heavy guitars to dance music. The same shift happened in the latter half of the 1970s, when disco and early new wave became dominant forces, and in the late 1980s, when Madchester and acid house reigned supreme. Fittingly, however, when electronica infiltrated 1990s alternative music, the vibe was decidedly maximalist: a Jock Jams hangover driven by brawny, block rockin’ beats.
Tags: Music, The Anniversary, Madchester, Royksopp


Dune review – blockbuster cinema at its dizzying, dazzling best

Denis Villeneuve’s slow-burn space opera fuses the arthouse and the multiplex to create an epic of otherworldly brillianceDune reminds us what a Hollywood blockbuster can be. Implicitly, its message written again and again in the sand, Denis Villeneuve’s fantasy epic tells us that big-budget spectaculars don’t have to be dumb or hyperactive, that it’s possible to allow the odd quiet passage amid the explosions. Adapted from Frank Herbert’s 60s opus, Dune is dense, moody and quite often sublime –...
Tags: Books, Music, Hollywood, Film, America, Culture, Film adaptations, Festivals, Diana, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Venice Film Festival, Frank Herbert, Javier Bardem, Denis Villeneuve


Hate It Or Love It? Kash Doll Teases Remake Of Ludacris’ Hit “What’s Your Fantasy” With Dream Doll Assist

Rapper Kash Doll is looking good and sounding even better as she teased music for fans in her Instagram story recently. The Detroit representing emcee appears to be hitting the studio hard and preparing to release some new tracks, with her latest sounding super familiar.
Tags: Music, News, Jazz, Detroit, Ludacris, For Your Information, Kash Doll, Dream Doll


No one loves...

 (Excellent tribute version by Tiny Tim: here.)  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Music, Law, Love, Fat, Jim Croce, Tiny Tim, Ann Althouse


Uplifting video of New Wavers dancing at a club in the 1980s

The Stratus was a dance club in Spring Valley, California where New Wavers and alternative kids got their eyeliner, hairspray, and boogie on. This fantastic footage is circa 1986-1987 when (ahem) everyday was Halloween. I used to spend every Friday and Saturday night here in the late 1980s but it was called the Metro/Clubhaus and it was located in Cincinnati, Ohio. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Music, News, Dancing, 1980s, Cincinnati Ohio, Stratus, New Wave, Spring Valley California, Metro Clubhaus


Watch Billie Eilish take the stage to perform her latest album, 'Happier than Ever,' in an exclusive Disney Plus concert

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Billie Eilish performs her new album in "Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles." Disney/Mason Poole Billie Eilish performs her entire second album in "Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles." The one-of-a-kind concert film premiered on September 3 exclusively through Disney Plus. A subscription to Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year. Monthly Subscription Service (small) "Happi...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Music, Movies, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Entertainment, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Espn, Robert Rodriguez, Black, Bon Iver


Anderson .Paak – “Fire In The Sky”

Big day for blockbusters! Obviously, Drake’s new album Certified Lover Boy is out today, and that’s taking up a whole lot of the oxygen in the room. But there’s also a new Marvel movie out today. Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings is an adaptation of a ’70s-vintage Marvel character that was conceived to capitalize on the popularity of Bruce Lee. The old Shang-Chi stories has plenty of racial stereotypes, but Marvel has tried to use the new movie to push against those stereotypes. As part ...
Tags: Music, Drake, Bruce Lee, New Music, Anderson Paak, Shang Chi, 88rising, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings


Jane Doe Turns 20

I can still remember the first time I walked into a record store and saw that face. My eye went right to it. The cover for Converge’s Jane Doe, an album that turns 20 tomorrow, had a stark, heavy, ominous simplicity to it. Converge singer Jacob Bannon, who designed the cover, has said that the Jane Doe of Jane Doe isn’t any one particular person, that he assembled the image through layers of acrylics and spray paint and ink and photography. But she felt like a person. It’s hard to say what was s...
Tags: Music, The Anniversary, Jane Doe, Converge, Jacob Bannon


Diana Ross – “If The World Just Danced”

Pop music icon Diana Ross announced her new album Thank You, her first since 2006’s I Love You, with the back in June. And today, she’s sharing a second single from the LP, “If The World Just Danced,” co-written with Aliandro Prawl, Andre Pinckney, Scott M. Carter, Ed Sheeran collaborator Amy Wadge, Vanessa Wood, and Jaquetta Singleton.
Tags: Music, Diana Ross, New Music, Amy Wadge Vanessa Wood


Certified Lover Boy: Drake Disses Kanye West & Swizz Beats, Dedicates Album To Mercedes Morr

Drake's album 'Certified Lover Boy' finally hits streaming services and he delivered on the headshots he promised targeting Kanye West and Swizz Beats. He also dedicated the entire album to slain model Mercedes Moore.
Tags: News, Newsletter, Kanye West, Jazz, Drake, SMH, Did You Know, For Your Information, What The Hell, Really, Swizz, Mercedes Morr, Drake Certified Lover Boy, Drake dedicates his album to Mercedes Morr, Drake Disses Kanye West and Swizz Beats


‘My homeland, my only love’: fleeing Afghans embrace 1998 song

Lyrics to My Homeland strike powerful chord with new generation of refugees from war-torn countryAs yet another generation of Afghans fled their homeland over the past fortnight, one song has resonated as a poignant anthem for the exodus.My Homeland – Sarzamin i Man in Farsi – was written in 1998 by the singer Dawood Sarkhosh, who himself had to leave Afghanistan in the civil war that erupted following the Soviet withdrawal. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, World news, Afghanistan, Culture, South and Central Asia, Refugees, Global development, Farsi, My Homeland, Sarzamin, Dawood Sarkhosh


My Homeland: song becomes poignant anthem for fleeing Afghans

Song written in 1998 by singer who left Afghanistan during the civil war has taken on new significanceAs yet another generation of Afghans fled their homeland over the past fortnight, one song has resonated as a poignant anthem for the exodus.My Homeland – Sarzamin i Man in Farsi – was written in 1998 by the singer Dawood Sarkhosh, who himself had to leave Afghanistan in the civil war that erupted following the Soviet withdrawal. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, World news, Afghanistan, Culture, South and Central Asia, Refugees, Global development, Farsi, Sarzamin, Dawood Sarkhosh


Tormented Torrance: Perennially Pressed Lil Boosie Reacts To Lil Nas X’s Pregnancy Pics

A certain Baton Rouge rapper isn't having a great morning and (of course) it's all a Montero rapper's fault. [Insert eye-roll here] As anyone with social media could have predicted Lil Boosie has reacted to Lil Nas X's PEOPLE magazine pregnancy shoot and he's displeased. As previously reported the rappeer announced that his "baby" a.k.a. his debut album is dropping September 17 and he donned a fake bump and flower crown to promote it. "I was like, 'Oh my God, this is amazing,' so I immedia...
Tags: News, Newsletter, Jazz, Lil Boosie, Baton Rouge, Montero, SMH, For Your Information, What The Hell, Twitter Files, Really, Tweet Of The Day, Twitpic, TwitterViews, Lil Nas X, Lil Boosie Disses Lil Nas X


SMH: Fans Think Boxer Gervonta Davis Is Creepin’ On His Knocked Up GF Nessa With THIS Houston Model

SMH: Fans Think Boxer Gervonta Davis Is Creepin' On His Knocked Up GF With THIS Houston Model
Tags: News, Cheating, Newsletter, Rumors, Jazz, SMH, For Your Information, Gervonta Davis, Caught Creepin& 039, Vanessa Posso, Houston Model


Get Them ALL: Ex-Brunswick Georgia District Attorney Jackie Johnson Criminally Charged With Obstruction In Ahmaud Arbery Case

Ex-Brunswick prosecutor Jackie Johnson has been criminally indicted for obstruction and violating her oath in Ahmaud Arbery murder case
Tags: News, Jazz, Arrests, Black Lives Matter, Brunswick, SMH, Brunswick Georgia, For Your Information, Shady, Put on Blast, People Ain't Isht, Bolitics, Jackie Johnson, Ahmaud Arbery, Brunswick prosecutor, Gregory McMi



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