Kanye West Will Receive $140 Million Payday from Yeezy Selloff

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Photo Credit: Rodrigo Ferrari / CC by 2.0 With Adidas offloading north of $1.3 billion in remaining Yeezy inventory, Kanye West stands to benefit from a cool $140 million or so potential payday. Herzogenaurach, Germany-headquartered […]

Universal Music Group Plots $1 Billion Queen Catalog Deal: Report

Universal Music Group Plots $1 Billion Queen Catalog Deal: Report

Photo Credit: Carl Lender / CC by 3.0 Universal Music Group (UMG) is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire Queen’s catalog for north of $1 billion.   The potential song-rights sale (as well as its […]

Illenium on His New Self-Titled Album and More: Podcast

Illenium on His New Self-Titled Album and More: Podcast

Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Amazon Podcasts | Stitcher | Pocket Casts | Radio Public | RSS Illenium joins Kyle Meredith to talk about his new self-titled album. The DJ/songwriter, born Nicholas Miller, explains how the new record is a prequel to his first trilogy […]

Water From Your Eyes: Everyone’s Crushed review – style-hopping indie duo find focus in chaos | Music

Everybody’s Crushed album artwork.

We live in an environment that encourages rock and pop artists to make an immediate splash, to cut through the digital noise and the plethora of musicians jostling for attention on streaming services by appearing […]

Why Mike Myers Fired “Wayne’s World” Director From Sequel

Penelope Spheeris at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences "Wayne's World" reunion in 2013

Wayne’s World went from being a recurring Saturday Night Live sketch to one of the most popular comedy movies of all time. And while Mike Myers created the main character (Wayne Campbell originated on the […]

Billie Eilish Fires Back At ‘Women Hating Weirdos’ For Calling Her A ‘Sellout’ Over Her Style

Billie Eilish sporting her green tresses.

Billie Eilish is slamming “bozos” who leave unsavory comments on her Instagram about her fashion choices. The Grammy-winning singer hit social media over the weekend to clap back at people who called her a “sellout” […]

Dudu Tassa & Jonny Greenwood: Jarak Qaribak review – engaging reworkings of love songs from across the Middle East | Music

Jarak Qaribak album artwork.

Jarak Qaribak album artwork. On their debut album, Israeli bandleader Dudu Tassa and Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood fashion their own imagining of a modern Middle Eastern songbook, enlisting guest vocalists to produce new arrangements of […]

‘I couldn’t outrun my grief’: Julie Byrne on the death of her musical partner | Music

Profound connection … with Littman at SXSW in 2017.

Julie Byrne precisely remembers the day she met the man who would change her life. “I loved him right away,” she says. It was the 2014 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas and Eric Littmann had […]

How The Little Mermaid Changes Kiss the Girl, and Why

THE LITTLE MERMAID, from left: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, 2023.  Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

The highly-anticipated live-action “The Little Mermaid” just hit theaters on May 26, and apart from the original movie’s songs like “Part of Your World,” “Under the Sea,” and “Kiss the Girl,” audiences everywhere have gotten […]