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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) announces new Black Star album with Talib Kweli and Madlib

One of hip-hop’s most celebrated collaborations may be in for a 2018 revival. During a surprise appearance at a Madlib DJ set in Denver on Saturday evening, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) revealed that he and Talib Kweli have plans for a new Black Star album this year. This September will mark the 20th anniversary

Robert Plant Announces New Live 'Festival of Disruption' DVD

Robert Plant will release a live DVD that features an eight-song performance with his current band the Sensational Space Shifters. Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters Live at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption will be released on Feb. 9; the film will be available on iTunes beginning this Friday. It documents the singer’s set at Los Angeles’

Mark Kozelek announces two new Sun Kil Moon albums for 2018

Mark Kozelek’s third act as an artist has been marked by excess, both lyrically and in his output. In 2017 alone he released both a solo EP under his own name and a Sun Kil Moon LP dubbed, Common As Light And Love Are Red Valleys of Blood, as well as three collaborative albums with Jesu, Parquet Courts bassist

Netflix announces surprise new Dave Chappelle special coming out on New Year’s Eve

Start your new year off right with not one, but two Dave Chappelle comedy specials. Dave Chappelle: Equanimity was already set to premiere on Netflix on December 31st. Now, the streaming giant has confirmed a second, surprise special also coming on New Year’s Eve. Entitled Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation, it was filmed on November

Lorde announces vinyl release for Melodrama

Photo by Nathan Dainty Lorde made a huge return this year by releasing the Grammy-nominated Melodrama, our pick for the best album of 2017. As she prepares for the North American leg of her world tour, the New Zealand pop star has announced the Pure Heroine follow-up will be receiving a vinyl edition arriving on April 6th, 2018. (Read: Top

Disney announces acquisition 21st Century Fox

In early November, it was reported that Disney was in talks to acquire a significant portion of 21st Century Fox, including its movie and TV studios. This was significant for numerous reasons, not the least of which being that Disney would obtain the rights to X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool, and other properties, as well as ownership

Aerosmith's Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry will release Sweetzerland Manifesto, his first non-holiday solo album in eight years, on Jan. 19. The project will feature collaborations with Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, as well as David Johansen and Terry Reid. Check out the track listing below. All but one of the songs was written or co-written by Perry along