For the Bob Dylan fan who has everything, here's a gift that would make even Greil Marcus bolt out of bed soaked in cold jealous sweat.
Amy Winehouse had recorded an album's worth of new demos intended for her third LP, according to her onetime U.K. label boss. But the executive has assured fans they'll never be released — because he destroyed them.
Kendrick Lamar rapped from atop a police cruiser at last weekend's BET Awards. In his new video for "Alright," however, he's perched high above everything that's troubling him.
Apple Music officially launched Tuesday, and right out of the gate, it has its first exclusive single.
Daniel Ek of Spotify, the Beggars Group label consortium and the almighty Taylor Swift (among many others) are among the many who have all inveighed, quipped or protested against Apple Music, which stands to profoundly reshape the music industry with its launch Tuesday morning.
For anyone wondering what Justin Bieber's next moves might be after teen idoldom and a few years of misanthropy, the single and video for "Where Are U Now?" with Diplo and Skrillex point to an unexpected direction.
How sad that Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella can reunite in 2015 to perform N.W.A's best-known (and unprintable) anti-police anthem and have so much new footage of brutality against young people of color to project onstage.
Taylor Swift may have dealt the final blow to Apple Music's planned policy of not paying royalties during its free three-month trial. But indie labels were among the first to speak out against the policy, and now many of them are applauding the changes and signing deals with the service.