Shuggie Otis

Shuggie Otis Q&A: Talking Hiatus, Hip-Hop Paychecks and 'Wings of Love' With the Reclusive Artist

To commemorate 40 years since releasing his last album, Inspiration Information, Shuggie Otis pairs the reissued classic with "Wings of Love," a new collection of unreleased recordings made during the decades he searched for a record deal. Otis spoke with Billboard about that constant search, the basement that made him famous, and the catch-22 with his song "Strawberry Letter 23."
Jimi Hendrix

Keeping Jimi Hendrix, Tupac and Others Alive With Posthumous Releases

Today Jimi Hendrix's posthumous collections outnumber his studio output four-to-one. The release of his previously unissued material, staggered over four decades, culminates with this month's final set of outtakes, "People, Hell and Angels," which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and is expected to outsell 1968's "Electric Ladyland."
Devo Parts With Warner Bros., Bites Romney in New Song

Devo Parts With Warner Bros., Bites Romney in New Song

Devo quietly parted ways with Warner Bros. Records last September after only one album. Now, they're self-releasing a scathing track about Mitt Romney called "Don't Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Seamus Unleashed)."
Ex-Chili Peppers Guitarist Feels 'Dishonored' By Rock Hall 'Snub'

Ex-Chili Peppers Guitarist Feels 'Dishonored' By Rock Hall 'Snub'

Guitarist Jack Sherman played on the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 1984 self-titled debut and co-wrote some songs on the follow-up, but was omitted from membership into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He doesn't feel very good about it, in fact, he believes he's "being dishonored, and it sucks."

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