Berklee College of Music and Lollapalooza announced the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship at the launch of the festival's 20th anniversary in Chicago today. The scholarship, endowed by Goldman Sachs Gives, will be awarded annually to a talented musician in financial need.
After receiving a cease and desist letter from the Waffle House restaurant franchise for his debut song "Waffle House," Atlanta-based rapper J.R. Bricks offered to rename his song in German ("WaffelHaus"). "Whether they put it in German or Spanish, it would still be 'Waffle House,' " a company rep said.
Rising stars Tyga, Diggy Simmons, Mindless Behavior, Trevante, Jawan Harris and Lil Twist performed in NYC yesterday (July 28) as part of the "Closer to My Dreams" tour, presented by BET's "106 & Park."