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Thirty Seconds to Mars Release Belligerent Single and Lyric Video

Screenshot of the official video for Thirty Seconds to Mars’ new single, ‘Walk on Water’; Photo: YouTube Yes, Thirty Seconds to Mars are still a band. And they just came out with a new single […]

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Anti-Racist Juggalos to Hold March Coinciding with Pro-Trump Rally

A promo shot for the Juggalo March on Washington; Photo: JuggaloMarch.com In about a month, two groups will hit the streets of Washington, D.C., to voice their opinions, reports Vox. On one side, pro-Trump folks […]

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Lyricapsule: Zager and Evans Foretell the Future; August 22, 1969

Photo: YouTube The ominous foreshadowing damage was long done on this day in 1969, when freaky folk one-hit wondrous duo Zager and Evans ended a six-week run on the Billboard charts with their mirror-ball jam, […]

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AOK Mocks Feud Between Kyrie and LeBron with ‘Stan’ Parody

A screenshot from AOK’s parody of Kyrie Irving and Lebron James via Eminem’s ‘Stan’; Photo: AOK/YouTube In the biggest story of the NBA offseason, All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving asked to be traded from the […]

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Common Seeks Justice for California Inmates

Common talks to inmates at a prison in Lancaster, California; Photo: Sade C. Joseph via Calmatters.org Rapper and social activist Common doesn’t only rap about current, hot-button issues, he does something about it. We’re seeing this now […]

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Johnny Cash is Not a White Supremacist, Say His Children

Supposed ‘white supremacist’ wearing a Johnny Cash shirt via televised coverage of the Charlottesville protests (left), the Man in Black (right); Photo: Fox News/N/A The late Johnny Cash’s offspring spoke out against the neo-Nazi march […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Mickey Factz

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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‘Despacito’ Came to Luis Fonsi in His Sleep

Luis Fonsi holds his hands in prayer in response to Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan reminding the world that ‘Despacito’ is no. 1 in 47 markets: Photo: Good Morning America/ABC News As it turns out, […]

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Kanye West’s Lyrics Banned by Instagram’s New AI

A screenshot from the official video for Kanye’s West’s ‘Famous’; Photo: YouTube Kanye West’s lyrics slipped under the radar of Instagram’s new foul-mouth detector program, DeepText, which is basically a TV Guardian for inappropriate and […]

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RIFF’d: Kesha’s ‘Rainbow’

The seeds for Kesha‘s third full-length album Rainbow were planted long before she hit the studio to record. Her public battle with Dr. Luke put her in the spotlight, and for reasons that didn’t necessarily align […]

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