Beyoncé Will Reportedly Perform at VMAs

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Beyoncé will perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards tomorrow night, according to Billboard. She joins a performance lineup that includes Rihanna (who will receive the MTV Video Vanguard Award), Future, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and more. Kanye West will also be a part of the show (although what he will do with his allotted time, nobody...

Watch Lil Wayne’s Lil Weezyana Fest Live Stream

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Lil Wayne’s Lil Weezyana Fest happens tonight at Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square in New Orleans. Last year featured a Hot Boys reunion. This year, Wayne is performing alongside 2 Chainz for a Collegrove performance. The lineup also features Migos, Mystikal, Yo Gotti, and Partners-N-Crime. “Several surprise guests” have been...

Kanye’s “Famous” Wax Figures Displayed at L.A. Gallery

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Kanye West’s controversial “Famous” video, which featured depictions of several celebrities lying nude in a bed together, is up for Video of the Year at the MTV VMAs this weekend. Last night at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles, the wax figures from the video were displayed at a private exhibition. Kim Kardashian was there, and Kanye...

Jack White Plays in Celebrity Baseball Game

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Jack White likes baseball. He invested in a baseball bat company, helped refurbish Detroit’s Clark Park, attended a Cubs game, and got his own baseball card for the time he threw out the first pitch at a Tigers game. Yesterday, Jack White and his team the Third Man Triples (wearing yellow and black uniforms) played in designer Billy...

Frank Ocean’s Endless Not Eligible for Billboard Chart

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Frank Ocean’s Blonde is poised to take the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart. Ocean also recently put out the Apple Music exclusive visual album Endless. The 45-minute visual features new songs and reportedly fulfilled Ocean’s contractual obligation to Def Jam before he self-released Blonde. According to Billboard, Endless...

Listen to the Avalanches’ New BBC Essential Mix

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The Avalanches have delivered a new Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1—listen to it here. It features music from Nina Simone, Grateful Dead, Sun Ra, Ratatat, Moondog, Paul McCartney, Madlib, Frank Zappa, William Onyeabor, Thurston Moore, the Stooges, Yoko Ono, the Slits, and more. Find the full tracklist here. It’s the first Essential Mix from the...

Purity Ring Remix Katy Perry’s “Rise”: Listen

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Earlier this summer, Katy Perry released her new song “Rise,” written and recorded for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Perry later performed it, as well as “Roar,” at the Democratic National Convention.) Today, she’s released Rise: The Remixes via Capitol, as Stereogum points out. Included on the EP are remixes by Purity Ring, Monsieur Adi...

Drake Details New Short Film Please Forgive Me

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Earlier this month, Drake teased a short film, “Please Forgive Me,” which will feature music from VIEWS. This morning on Instagram, he shared some details about the film, a collaboration with Anthony Mandler. Like “Jungle,” which preceded If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, the film will be scored by Noah “40” Shebib. It’s...