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‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice’ Paints an Authoritative Portrait at Tribeca Film Festival 2019

In recent years, we’ve seen a slow but encouraging shift in the reassessment of the rock canon, as women have been reinstated or rightly celebrated for their contributions to the genre. Now, the inimitable Linda Ronstadt gets

‘American Idol’ Recap: Adam Lambert Returns For Queen Night

Adam Lambert is back on American Idol on Sunday (April 28) looking much like Kurt Russell in John Carpenter’s 1982 remake of The Thing, and I’m very okay with this transformation. His mission is to mentor the

Tory Lanez Voices His Preference For "Regular" Girls Over "Famous" Girls

Let Tory Lanez tell it, famous women are overrated. In a new social media rant of sorts, the singer and rapper opened up about his preference in women, specifically the famous one a versus “regular girls,” he says.

ScHoolboy Q Celebrates ‘CrasH Talk’ Album Release With Two-Day Pop Up in L.A.

Three years following the release of his sophomore album, ScHoolboy Q resurfaces with yet another groovy LP. To commemorate the release of his third studio album, CrasH Talk, the MC is hosting a two-day pop-up shop this

Rapper Who Inspired The "For The D" Internet Challenge Arrested For Putting Child In A Lyft

Back in 2017, a rising New Orleans bounce artist named GameOva Reedy found internet fame after her challenge went viral on social media. Before anyone knew it, folks like Erykah Badu, Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Justina Valentine, Cardi B,

Health Officials: No Evidence of Herpes Outbreak or Spike at Coachella

If there was a spike in herpes cases following Coachella, Jose Arballo with the Riverside Department of Public Health says his agency has not seen any evidence, despite recent reports that an app designed to diagnose and

Jazz Icon Ron Carter Joins Poet Danny Simmons for ‘The Brown Beatnik Tomes’

“For a Pistol” is the first single from the Blue Note live album coming June 7. Remixing a chapter out of history that resonates just as loudly now. That’s what happened on an autumn night inside Brooklyn’s

2019 Jazz Fest Day 1 Highlights: Alanis Morissette, Doobie Brothers & Earth, Wind & Fire Bring Sunshine After the Rain

The rainy first day and late start of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival capped off a series of unfortunate events out of the fest’s control before it could even get started this year: its 2019

50 Cent Trolls Young Buck Over Alleged Transsexual Relationship

When he’s not serving Teairra Mari with legal papers, 50 Cent is clowning Young Buck. The former friends have been at odds for some time now and their feud has only intensified in recent months. Buck has

BritWeek Kicks Off With ‘The Cavern Club: The Beat Goes On’ Documentary

The iconic Liverpool club where The Beatles rose to fame was host to some of rock’s greatest bands, and the film details this rich history. Most rock fans associate Liverpool’s The Cavern Club with the rise of The Beatles