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The Avett Brothers perform “High Steppin” and “Trouble Letting Go” on Kimmel: Watch

The Avett Brothers brought a real summer soiree to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Friday evening. The North Carolina rockers previewed their forthcoming tenth studio album, Closer Than Together, by performing their two most recent singles. First up was this past June’s “High Steppin” and second was last year’s “Trouble Letting Go”. Both performances should get

JAY-Z to purchase NFL team: Report

Earlier this week, JAY-Z’s Roc Nation struck an entertainment and social partnership with the NFL. The deal makes the billionaire rapper the league’s new “live music entertainment strategist” as well provides him with greater influence in key social initiatives. But if you believe TMZ, JAY-Z’s involvement won’t end there. Turns out JAY-Z is set to

Boyz N the Hood soundtrack to receive double-vinyl reissue

It’s been nearly six months since director John Singleton passed away after suffering a stroke. Now, Qwest/UMe is honoring the filmmaker’s legacy by reissuing the soundtrack to his directorial debut, Boyz N the Hood, on double-LP. Due out September 27th, the 2xLP marks the first time the Boyz N the Hood OST has been pressed

StubHub celebrates music’s busiest month with $25 off promotion

Fun fact: More artists are on tour in the month of August than any other time in the calendar year. Needless to say, StubHub’s latest promo comes just in the nick of time. From now until Sunday, August 18th, StubHub is offering $ 25 off of any concert ticket available via its official mobile app.

Aliens, Immigration, and What We’ve Yet to Learn From District 9

24 hours may seem like adequate notice. Perhaps. When asking people to leave their homes, one could argue if you live the caravan/shanty lifestyle, what’s there to pick up and go with? The prawns of District 9 in Johannesburg may have mastered space travel and hyper-powered technology, but down in the slums of South Africa,

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib share new track “The Next Day” featuring Oh No: Stream

After three long years of anticipation, Indiana MC Freddie Gibbs and veteran producer Madlib finally returned last month with their sophomore album, Bandana. Now just weeks later, the hip-hop duo is back with another new track, “The Next Day”. A contribution to the Adult Swim Singles series, “The Next Day” features a guest verse from Madlib’s

Harry Styles passes on The Little Mermaid

Harry Styles has turned down an offer to play Prince Eric in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Styles’ name had long been mentioned as a favorite to portray the Disney prince, and earlier today several outlets inaccurately reported that he had officially accepted the role. However, citing sources with knowledge of the project,