"Rapping Founding Fathers" might sound more like a viral YouTube clip than the basis of a new, important work of theater -- at least, until you see it, or listen to creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda describe it.
Guy Gerber knows a secret that most Ibiza partygoers do not: “It takes a minute to start a rumor but a lifetime to stop it,” he says. For the Israeli producer, it’s more than a catchy bit of wisdom, but the presiding theme of his imprint and annual party on the White Isle.
Scream Nation is announcing the Scream "Back 2 School" Fest 2015 exclusively via Billboard, a series of concerts featuring Rich Homie Quan as a headliner alongside up-and-comers like K Camp and Rawyals.
Talk about crew love -- in the brand new music video from American/Danish rockers New Politics, the Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, and the rest of the DCD2 Records family joined the fun for bringing the track “West End Kids” to life.
Following launches in Chile, Brazil and most recently, Argentina, Lollapalooza is expanding its Latin American reach with the launch of Lollapalooza Colombia. The fest will take place at Parque Simón Bolivar, a huge urban park in the middle of Colombia’s capital, Bogota in the Fall of 2016.
Cnet, the long-running tech website purchased by CBS in 2008 for $1.8 billion, is reportedly under fire from entertainment trade groups over its download subsite, which provides hosting for hundreds of thousands of applications.
Shawn Mendes has fashioned a Hot 100 hit out of his Handwritten highlight “Stitches,” and for a new acoustic version of the track, he called in his pal Hailee Steinfeld, most recently of Pitch Perfect 2 fame.
Just when you thought the “post-punk” tag was getting boring, here’s a new song from the debut album of Publicist UK, a quartet that’s not from the UK, and signed to a traditionally metal label without being especially metal. Check out their Heather Crank-directed video for a new track called “Away,” premiering exclusively via Billboard.