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Toronto Raptors to Host ‘Drake Night’ on January 11

Having already been named the Global Ambassador of the team, the Toronto Raptors are now holding “Drake Night” on January 11.

12/24/2013

(James K. Lowe)

Lorde Announces 2014 Tour Dates

Lorde, the GRAMMY-nominated de facto rookie of the year with her ubiquitous song “Royals” and her remarkable debut LP Pure Heroine, will head out on a North American tour in the spring of 2014.

12/16/2013

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Watch Kings of Leon Power Through ‘Mechanical Bull’ Tracks on ‘SNL’

Plus check out the band’s newly announced North American tour dates.

12/16/2013

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Listen to The Dead Weather’s New Song ‘Open Up (That’s Enough)’

The Dead Weather just released into the digital sphere the new single “Open Up (That’s Enough)”, which will possibly appear on their new album which is slated for release in, literally wait for it, the year 2015.

12/13/2013

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R. Kelly Christmas Album Coming Down Chimneys in 2014

R. Kelly, who has caused us to forever conflate Oreo cookies with cunnilingus, will spread wide some holiday cheer with his own Christmas album. In interview with RapUp (via Pitchfork), Kells revealed The 12 Nights of Christmas, [...]

12/12/2013

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Vampire Weekend, Beck, Fiona Apple, Jim James and More on Starbucks Love Songs Covers Compilation

You won’t be seeing this compilation on the rack next to the breath mints and Madeleine cookies for a few months now, but when you do see it at the front of Starbucks, it’ll be pretty enticing.

12/11/2013

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Watch Metallica’s Entire Antarctica Concert Played Without Amps

In a geodesic dome surrounded by a small group of Latin American contest winners and research scientists, Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammet, and Trujillo performed a short set of old hits at a site near the heliport at Carlini Argentine Base, Antarctica.

12/10/2013

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Top 7 Moments at Live 105′s Not So Silent Night (Day 2)

Live 105‘s Not So Silent Night is over! Oh my goodness thank you for all who watched on our webcast and all who showed up to jam out. Read on to hear about the best moments of Day 2, featuring The Neighbourhood, Bastille, Alt-J, Lorde, Phoenix, and Arcade Fire.

12/08/2013

Vampire Weekend (Photo: Steve Jenner)

Top 8 Moments at Live 105′s Not So Silent Night (Day 1)

Live 105′s Not So Silent Night kicked off last night (Dec. 6) at Oakland’s Oracle Center, marking the first half of the massive holiday festival. The top-shelf lineup for the first night featured Capital Cities, AFI, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, Vampire Weekend, and last but certainly not least, Kings of Leon.

12/07/2013

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Watch Daft Punk’s Video for ‘Instant Crush’ Featuring Julian Casablancas

As soon as they take the soldier mannequin out of the box and unveil the comely lass just across from him, you know where this is going.

12/06/2013

Gucci Mane's mugshot, taken after his arrest for assault March 27, 2013 in Atlanta. (Photo by Fulton County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Gucci Mane Faces Up to 20 Years For Gun Charges

Following a host of arrests this year, Gucci Mane faced charges in federal court Tuesday with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon after two September incidents during which he showed a gun and threatened police.

12/04/2013

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Listen to RZA’s Moving Tribute to Paul Walker

“I met Paul on the set of the film Brick Mansion, where we talked, laughed, and exchanged ideas of life and fatherhood. I only knew him personally for less than a year, but we knew each other through our work and art. “

12/02/2013

(Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys’ ‘Girls’ Commercial, Offers Peace in Open Letter

“Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours.”

11/27/2013

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Watch Busta Rhyme’s Video for ‘Thank You’ Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Q-Tip

The track will be found on Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip’s newly announced mixtape, The Abstract and the Dragon, which will hit the internet December 12.

11/25/2013

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Watch Bono Cover Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ With Nile Rodgers

Unless you were at Jony and Marc’s (RED) auction on Saturday (Nov 23) held at Sothebys New York, you probably weren’t aware that Bono got up on stage with Nile Rodgers and sang Daft Punk’s ubiquitous “Get Lucky”.

11/25/2013

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New Music To Know: Poliça On Being a De Facto Feminist & New Album ‘Shulamith’

With their latest album ‘Shulamith,’ the band continues to grow into their own singular sound of Portishead plus Cocteau Twins or Sade plus Beach House and build a community that is focused on artistry and not fame.

11/22/2013

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Justin Timberlake to Perform on Holiday Episode of ‘SNL’, Hosted by Jimmy Fallon

These two rascals! Can we just have Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon do two more installments of “The History of Rap” performance both times? That would be just great.

11/21/2013

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