Tim Rice Keen to Relaunch 'From Here to Eternity' on Broadway

Tim Rice Keen to Relaunch 'From Here to Eternity' on Broadway

One key piece is a new director who can make the story "come alive," said the celebrated lyricist. "What we need is a director -- a director who gets it, who likes the basic songs and likes the story and can think of a new way of doing it."
Nas performs at the 2014 Essence Music Festival

Nas Talks 'Lost Tapes' Follow-Up at 'Time Is Illmatic' Premiere

Also on hand for the evening, which included an afterparty at Lavo, were fellow New York MC Busta Rhymes, Michael Strahan, frequent Nas collaborators AZ and DJ Premier, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy, Sway, DJ Marley Marl, J. Crew's Jenna Lyons, and Nas' daughter Destiny Jones.
George M. Roberts

George M. Roberts, 'Mr. Bass Trombone,' Dies at 86

George M. Roberts, the master musician known as "Mr. Bass Trombone" whose melodic sound can be heard on Nelson Riddle-arranged albums for Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, has died. He was 86.
Watch Flying Lotus' Video for 'Never Catch Me' Featuring Kendrick Lamar

Watch Flying Lotus' Video for 'Never Catch Me' Featuring Kendrick Lamar

The theme of Flying Lotus' upcoming album You're Dead! is right there in the title, so it's fitting that the just-released music video for "Never Catch Me," featuring Kendrick Lamar, is set at a funeral. What's surprising, however, is that a seemingly sad video turns instantly joyful when the two late children -- a boy and a girl -- bound out of their caskets at the front of the church and dance gleefully down the aisle.

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