Watch Foo Fighters Play Hits Medley And Accept First-Ever Global Icon Award At VMAs

Foo Fighters performed a medley of their hits before accepting the VMAs’ first-ever Global Icon Award tonight, presented to the group by Billie Eilish. The award, which been part of the EMAs for years, “celebrates an artist/band whose unparalleled career and continued impact and influence has maintained a unique level of global success in music and beyond.” Past honorees at the EMAs include Queen, Whitney Houston, Eminem, Green Day, and U2. Foo Fighters are up for Best Rock, Best Cinematography,...
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VMAs 2021: MTV Video Music Awards - in pictures

Lil Nas X, Alicia Keys and Megan Fox among the stars to hit the red carpet at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards, marking the channel’s 40th anniversary. Justin Bieber won artist of the year and the show mixed moments from early stars like Cyndi Lauper and show opener Madonna with high-octane performances from newer figures such as Olivia Rodrigo, Camila Cabello and Chloe Bailey Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Music, Culture, Art and design, Mtv, Justin Bieber, Alicia Keys, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Megan Fox, Chloe Bailey, Rodrigo Camila Cabello

VMAs: Watch Kacey Musgraves Perform “star-crossed” Live For The First Time

The MTV Video Music Awards are tonight. Broadcast live from Barclays Center in New York City, the ceremony is hosted by Doja Cat and features performances from Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X, Oliva Rodrigo, Twenty One Pilots, and more. Kacey Musgraves, who just released her new album star-crossed, debuted its title track during the show, performing in front of an elaborate set including a lot of neon and a burning heart. Watch below.
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, New York City, Vmas, First Time, Barclays Center, Doja Cat

Britney Spears engaged to boyfriend Sam Asghari

Singer posts video of sparkling ring, days after father filed to end the conservatorship that controls her lifeBritney Spears has announced her engagement to her boyfriend Sam Asghari with an exuberant post displaying a diamond ring engraved with the word “lioness”.She wrote “I can’t fucking believe it!“ with an Instagram video post in which she winks, kisses a smiling Asghari on the cheek and answers “yes!” when he asks if she likes it. Continue reading...
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Machine Gun Kelly And Conor McGregor Got Into A Fight On The VMAs Red Carpet

Even while he’s recovering from an injury, Conor McGregor does not seem like someone you want to pick a fight with (unless you’re Jake Paul). Nevertheless, Machine Gun Kelly got into a physical altercation with the star UFC fighter on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn tonight.
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Watch Caroline Polachek Perform New Songs “Sunset” & “Smoke” At Pitchfork Music Festival

Caroline Polachek played the final day of Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago today. The former Chairlift singer performed her recent single “Bunny Is A Rider” along with two unreleased songs, “Sunset” and “Smoke,” the latter of which she debuted for the first time at the fest. Watch below.
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Josh Homme’s Daughter Gets Restraining Order Against Him

Judges in downtown LA and Santa Monica denied the restraining order that Josh Homme’s ex-wife Brody Dalle attempted to file against him on behalf of their two sons, 10-year-old Orrin and five-year-old Wolf. But TMZ reports that a judge has signed off on a temporary restraining order against Homme for their 15-year-old daughter Camille.
Tags: Music, News, La, Wolf, Santa Monica, Josh Homme, Orrin, Brody Dalle

Racial Profiling And Apple Picking: Connors Farm And Danvers Police Falsely Accuse Black Family Of Stealing 6 Apples

Connors Farm and Danvers, MA police racially profiled a Black couple and falsely accused them of stealing apples while apple picking with their children.
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Lana Del Rey Quits Social Media: “I Have So Many Other Interests And Jobs”

Lana Del Rey has quit social media. She announced the news in a video posted to her now-removed Instagram yesterday, explaining that she’s deactivating her Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts “because I have so many other interests and other jobs I’m doing that require privacy and transparency.”
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Freddie Gibbs Responds To Kendrick Lamar On New Track “Vice Lord Poetry”

Freddie Gibbs and Kendrick Lamar are two of the best rappers in the game right now, and it sure seems like Freddie is coming for Kendrick on his new track “Vice Lord Poetry.” Over the beat from Drake’s Certified Lover Boy opener “Champagne Poetry,” Gibbs raps, “The Earth ain’t big enough for both of us, you gotta get done/ They say they smokin’ top fives, but you ain’t burnt up the one/ Fuck n****s talking ’bout?/ Like every time I hit the booth I don’t leave that bitch with a body count.”
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Maria Mendiola, half of Spanish vocal duo Baccara, dies aged 69

Group’s 1977 disco hit Yes Sir, I Can Boogie has become the unofficial anthem of Scotland football fansMaria Mendiola, one of the members of Baccara, whose 1977 disco hit Yes Sir, I Can Boogie is the unofficial anthem of Scotland football fans, has died.Mendiola, who was one half of the Spanish duo, was best known for her rendition of the hit song. She died in Madrid surrounded by her family on Saturday morning at the age of 69. Cristina Sevilla, who sang in a later line-up of the group, express...
Tags: Europe, Music, Disco, Scotland, Football, Spain, Culture, Dance music, Madrid, Boogie, Mendiola, Baccara, Maria Mendiola, Cristina Sevilla

Calling All Girl Bosses! Atlanta Besties Bring Buzzing Business Venture Into Fruition

Girl Boss Headquarters Museum Features 10 Interactive Rooms For The Perfect Instagram Selfie
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51st Birthday Baddie Taraji P. Henson Attends ‘CR x GREY GOOSE’ NYFW Party, Kehlani, Kaytranada & Others Attend [Photos]

Taraji P. Henson recently marked her birthday with a fun-filled weekend on the New York Fashion Week scene. The b-day baddie who blew out 51 candles on Saturday was spotted at the CR x Grey Goose NYFW Party at lower Manhattan's Casa Caprini.
Tags: News, Charli Xcx, Manhattan, Jazz, Candice Swanepoel, Tom Ford, Taraji P. Henson, New York Fashion Week, Carine Roitfeld, For Your Information, Something New, Spotted, Someone We Actually Like, Seen on the Scene, Dylan Sprouse, CR x GREY GOOSE' NYFW Party

The Conductors Climbing The Dudamel Fellows Ladder

“A striking aspect of the former fellows, however, is how little they are like Dudamel — or each other. … The main thing these former fellows may take home from L.A. is indoctrination” – in programming new music. – Los Angeles Times
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The Baddest Bride To Be: Trina Is Engaged To Her Longtime Love

Trina Is Engaged To Fellow Miami Native Raymond Taylo
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Disgustingly Disrespectful: Rapper Pop Smoke’s Crypt Vandalized By Perps Allegedly Trying To Get To His Casket

Unidentified perps have smashed the crypt of rapper Pop Smoke and apparently tried to get something out of the tomb, according to TMZ. The damage was discovered early Saturday morning at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, where the 20-year-old star was put to rest after he was fatally shot during a Hollywood Hills home invasion.
Tags: Brooklyn, Jazz, Celebrity News, Hollywood Hills, For Your Information, Green Wood Cemetery, Pop Smoke, Pop Smoke's Crypt

BOSSIP Horoscopes By Zya: Week Of September 12 – 18

BOSSIP launches their series of weekly horoscopes provided by renowned Black intuitive, Psychic Zya, offering predictions, red flags for the week and sweet spots to look forward to.
Tags: News, Cancer, Jazz, Leo, Libra, Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio, Aquarius, Capricorn, Aries, Sagittarius, Taurus, Astrology, Pisces, Arts & Entertainment

BOSSIP Horoscopes: Week Of September 12 – 18

BOSSIP launches their series of weekly horoscopes provided by renowned Black intuitive, Psychic Zya, offering predictions, red flags for the week and sweet spots to look forward to.
Tags: News, Cancer, Jazz, Leo, Libra, Gemini, Virgo, Scorpio, Aquarius, Capricorn, Aries, Sagittarius, Taurus, Astrology, Pisces, Arts & Entertainment

Rewriting The Final Night Of The Proms

“This wonderful event must be forward-looking, rather than scanning backwards to old tropes of empire – however good the tunes. It is the ultimate programming challenge.” – The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, Music, 09.10.21

Crispin Glover's "Clowny Clown Clown" music video is a gem

‌‌Crispin Glover's "Clownly Clown Clown" is a far out song and music video from 1988. Glover is an actor, artist, filmmaker, author, and collector/archivist of esoterica. This video features a sexy dancing clown, creepy pig mask, strange footage of a masked  woman laying in a medical chair, and Glover Himself. — Read the rest
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Thousands of music and craft beer fans drank and lived it up at the annual Brew Ska Ska

“How many people here were heavy on the Brew and light on the Ska Ska,” Less Than Jake vocalist-guitarist Roger Lima asked the crowd as his band closed out the 11th edition of the Brew Ha Ha craft beer and music fest (affectionately renamed Brew Ska Ska for its ska-infused lineup) at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado on Saturday. The patrons who stayed until dark were a dedicated bunch — they had shown up in the early afternoon for the four hours of craft beer tastings from dozens of breweries and re...
Tags: Music, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Orange, Concerts, Kelly, Jake, Johnny, Bambi

SMH: Famous Dex Sentenced To 364 Days In Jail For Gun & Domestic Violence Charges

Famous Dex has been sentenced to 364 days in jail for multiple charges, which includes domestic violence, gun possession, and terroristic threats.
Tags: News, Newsletter, Jazz, Arrests, SMH, Dex, For Your Information, For Discussion, What The Hell, Out Of Pocket, Really, Famous Dex, Domestic Violence Charges

Yeezy Taught Her? Kim Kardashian Arrives In NYC Wearing Head-To-Toe Face Suffocating Leather Look

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star had everyone doing a double as she arrived in New York City ahead of the Met Gala rocking a head-to-toe leather ensemble by Balenciaga.
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Watch Sharon Van Etten Join Angel Olsen At Pitchfork Music Festival

Angel Olsen was one of the headliners of the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago last night. She performed her cover of Laura Branigan’s “Gloria” live in concert for the first time and brought Sharon Van Etten out to perform their triumphant duet “Like I Used To.”
Tags: Music, News, Chicago, Sharon Van Etten, Gloria, Pitchfork, Angel Olsen, Pitchfork Music Festival, Laura Branigan, Sharon Van Etten Join Angel Olsen

Louis Armstrong and the spy: how the CIA used him as a ‘trojan horse’ in Congo

Book reveals how the jazz musician unwittingly became party to secret cold war manoeuvres by the US in AfricaIt was a memorable evening: Louis Armstrong, his wife and a diplomat from the US embassy were out for dinner in a restaurant in what was still Léopoldville, capital of the newly independent Congo.The trumpeter, singer and band leader, nicknamed Satchmo as a child, was in the middle of a tour of Africa that would stretch over months, organised and sponsored by the State Department in a bid...
Tags: Music, Africa, US, Cold War, World news, Jazz, Congo, State Department, Cia, Louis Armstrong, Satchmo, Leopoldville

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