The Wu-Tang Clan's secret one-of-a-kind album 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin' that's being sold to the highest bidder now has an auction going. But unless you're willing to dish out the dough, chances are you won't hear this album for at least 88 years, if ever.
Kanye West spoke at Oxford University in England on Monday at a special event organized by the Oxford Guild Business Society. In all, it was a dense session, so here are the 10 best quotes from his lecture, listed chronologically.
The title of Steve Earle's 16th studio album 'Terraplane' is a nod to Delta blues legend Robert Johnson's "Terraplane Blues," but the similarities end there. Cut with his crack band The Dukes, the record evokes the crunchy electric Texas blues-rock of ZZ Top and the fire of Chicago blues icon Howlin' Wolf, colored by the 60-year-old Earle's literate, world-weary lyrics. ("King of the Blues" may be the first of its genre to reference Charles Dickens.)
Smashd.co, which debuted March 2, is a new online news vertical founded by Troy Carter (Atom Factory) dedicated to uncovering the personalities and trends in “tech, culture and hustle,” in the site’s parlance. Smashd is the result of a six-month plan hatched between Carter and Lori Kozlowski, a former writer-editor at Forbes who focused on covering entrepreneurs and the L.A. startup scene.
As the Blurred Lines trial enters its second week, attorneys for Marvin Gaye's children are seeking relief from what they argue are prejudicial statements from the Robin Thicke side that have already "poisoned, perhaps irreparably" the jury.
Award-winning American singer and songwriter John Legend took to the stage in Bahrain on Monday night (March 2), performing to a sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 people despite calls by some activists to cancel the concert due to concerns over human rights abuses in the Gulf Arab nation.
"Uptown Funk!" takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with "Nothing Without Your Love." Plus, Zedd and Selena Gomez debut on Pop Songs and new No. 1s for Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Blake Shelton, Ricky Martin and more.
Kelly Clarkson's 'Piece by Piece' gleams with the professionalism that has marked the rest of Clarkson's postpeak phase. Working with songwriting and production A-listers like Greg Kurstin (Sia, Britney Spears), Clarkson doubles down on songs that put her skyscraping voice first.