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NEW YORK (AP) — Chance the Rapper is bringing his Grammy-winning music to the Essence Festival. The rapper won three trophies at this year's Grammy Awards including best new artist. He is the latest performer to join the annual music event as a headliner. Others that were...
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Attention Little Monsters: Lady Gaga is coming to Coachella. The diva announced Tuesday night she will be performing at the music festival for both weekends in April. Gaga will take the headlining spot that had been Beyonce's; pregnant with twins, the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An image of Woody Guthrie lit up the Oklahoma Capitol, but the state doesn't want the unauthorized artwork coming back. Oklahoma City artist Jack Fowler says he projected an image of the folk singer Monday night onto tarps covering construction work in an...
NEW YORK (AP) — A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby." In a lawsuit filed Monday in Manhattan federal court, Paul Rose says U2 lifted elements of his song "Nae Slappin" for...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper plan to meet this week to discuss funding education in Chicago. The performer from Chicago, whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, said Monday on Twitter that he'll meet privately with Rauner on...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Grammy-winning Chicago artist Chancellor Bennett, better known as Chance the Rapper, plan to meet this week. The performer said Monday on Twitter that he'll meet privately with Rauner on Wednesday. He says they'll address funding...
THEY., "Nu Religion: Hyena" (Warner Bros. Records/Mind of a Genius) Los Angeles-based duo THEY. call their sound grunge'n'b — a fusion of R&B and hip-hop, mixed with rock. The label might sound a little gimmicky, but what the genre-bending THEY. does on their debut album...
THEY., "Nu Religion: Hyena" (Warner Bros. Records) Los Angeles-based duo THEY. call their sound grunge'n'b — a fusion of R&B and hip-hop, mixed with rock. The label might sound a little gimmicky, but what the genre-bending THEY. does on their debut album makes it a highly...
Old 97s, "Graveyard Whistling" (ATO Records) The Old 97s were one of a handful of touring country-rock bar bands that emerged during the 1990s, writing clever songs that owed more to their rock 'n' roll heroes than anything rooted in Nashville. They are and always have been just...