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    Blink 182 Knocks Drakes “Views” From The Top Spot

    After nine weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Drake’s “Views” is dethroned from the top position by Blink 182’s new set, California. The latter debuts at No. 1 with 186,000 equivalent album units sold in the week ending July 7, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 172,000 were in conventional […] More

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    Can Rihanna Or Taylor Swift Sue Kanye?

    On Saturday, the video for Kanye West’s “Famous” whipped up the typical quantity of on-line outrage thanks to its use of nude mock-ups of Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Donald Trump and other renowned figures. After some blowback, the rap star tweeted just and defiantly: “Can somebody sue me already #I’llwait.”   Discounting the deliberate provocation for […] More

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    R-Kelly Announces Tour Dates

    Chicago native R. Kelly will embark on an expansive North American tour beginning in April of 2016.   The complete R. Kelly tour program for 2016 is featured at the bottom of the page.   Latest R. Kelly Tour Dates to Support 2015 Record, “The Buffet”   R. Kelly’s 2016 tour will support his most […] More

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    Chris Martin From Coldplay Compares Rihanna To Sinatra

    Chris Martin has some nice things to say about Rihanna.   It may sound a bit strange, considering their different sexes and genres, but a great explanation was offered by Martin when discussing with The Guardian for an extensive interview.   “She can turn anything into gold with that voice,” he said. “Here’s the thing: […] More

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    Chance The Rapper Releases 2016 Tour Dates

    Chicago’s own Chance The Rapper will spend his fall on the road supporting his latest critically acclaimed record, according to a fresh statement from the renowned performer.   Before the tour ends in October, Chance will perform in at least 18 cities around North America, including his hometown of Chicago.   See all the 2016 […] More

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    Gwen Stefani, No Doubts Future & Working With Prince

    Gwen Stefani wasn’t kidding when she called her new solo album “This Is What the Truth Feels Like”. It manages to combine positive pop with bracingly frank lyrics about her split from ex husband Gavin Rossdale, the father of her three kids.   “Even before I knew that my life would be forever changed and […] More

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    Kanye West Announces Tour Dates

    The formidable Kanye West has finally confirmed details of his long-awaited Saint Pablo Tour. Included among those dates are two stops around his hometown of Chicago this October: one at the city’s United Center and another in the nearby Allstate Arena.   Take a look at the full schedule at the bottom of the page […] More

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    Rihanna Releases ‘Needed Me’ and ‘Kiss It Better’

    Rihanna is ready for summer and she wants you to be too. The evidence is on two recently release remix EPs she dropped on Wednesday for the ANTI tracks “Needed Me” and “Kiss it Better,” featuring fresh takes on those songs from Salva, R3hab, Kaytranada and Four Tet.   Montreal-based DJ/producer Kaytranada was a guest […] More

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    Can Timberlake Dethrone Drake’s #1 Spot?

    A heated battle for the Billboard Hot 100 ‘s summit appears set for Monday (May 16), as Justin Timberlake’s new single, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!,” should introduce a serious challenge to present leader “One Dance” by Drake (featuring WizKid and Kyla). Based on projected sales supplied by business sources, and streaming and airplay data, “Feeling,” […] More