The Weeknd Is Being Sued Over ‘The Hills’ Sample

The Weeknd is reportedly being sued over unauthorized use of a sample in his chart-topping hit “The Hills.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, a company called Cutting Edge Music Limited has brought a lawsuit against The Weeknd (as well as his producers, Universal, Warner Chappell and Sony/ATV, among others), claiming he illegally sampled music from […]

Keith Richards on The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: ‘It’s a mishmash of rubbish’

While The Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band is held by many as the greatest album of all time, it still hasn’t over rival Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards. In a recent interview, Richards, while talking about the 60’s, takes aim at Sgt. Pepper, along with his own band’s Their Satanic Majesties […]

Happy birthday, Tony Bennett

Happy birthday, Tony Bennett! He celebrates his 89th birthday today and is just as active as ever currently finishing up a tour with Lady Gaga! Best known as a jazz and traditional pop standard singer, he has also gone on to star in films and has become an accomplished painter under his birth name Anthony […]

Dave Grohl opens up about his broken leg and the Foo Fighters’ future

Broken leg be damned! Despite his fall from a Sweden stage last month, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters have soldiered on for a star-studded 20th anniversary show in Washington D.C. on the Fourth of July and subsequent tour. On an off-day while touring in Canada—and with a seriously worn-out voice—Grohl opened up to EW […]

KEITH RICHARDS RELEASES CROSSEYED HEART

Keith Richards will release his eagerly anticipatedCROSSEYED HEART, his third solo album and his first in over 20 years, September 18th on Republic Records. CROSSEYED HEART, a fifteen track masterclass encompassing everything that makes Keith Richards one of the 20th century’s most celebrated talents, is a 5* musical journey that takes in reggae, rock, country […]

‘My heart is with the families’: Beyonce posts moving tribute to the victims of Charleston church shooting

Weariness, rage, and the depressing conviction that America is caught in a murderous loop of violence fueled by racism – these emotions resounded after the deadly shootings in Charleston, South Carolina. As the nation mourned, Beyonce posted a video listing the names of the nine victims who were killed on Wednesday at the Emanuel African […]