Music

  • ‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Now Streaming

    ‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross Now Streaming

    Next month, the latest David Fincher movie Gone Girl will hit theaters. Like most everything else Fincher has done in the last several years, it will have an excellent soundtrack by the duo of Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross. And my claiming it will be excellent isn’t a faith-based assumption (though it would have been […]

  • Master P Appears In Kentucky Law Firm Ad For Some Reason (Video)

    Master P Appears In Kentucky Law Firm Ad For Some Reason (Video)

    What do you do if you’re Master P and you need to scrounge up some extra cash? Apparently, you agree to become a TV pitchman for a law firm in Kentucky, which includes appearing in an awkward TV commercial for the firm that includes your famous “Ughhhhh” catchphrase. Ughhhh, what? The commercial has been popping […]

  • Lupe Fiasco Selling Personalized Verses for $500

    Lupe Fiasco Selling Personalized Verses for $500

    I don’t know if Lupe Fiasco is broke, trying to raise money for charity, or just trying out something new, but he’s resorted to a business model that few rappers of his stature would ever even consider. According to a recent series of tweets, Fiasco will record a personalized verse to the beat and subject […]

  • Coolio Releasing New Music On Pornhub

    Coolio Releasing New Music On Pornhub

    How’s this for an alternative method of distribution: Rapper Coolio has announced that he will be releasing his newest video on Pornhub, a website that’s usually reserved for less music-oriented material. The track is called “Take it to the Hub,” and is part of a deal between Coolio and the website, which involved Pornhub providing […]

  • 9 Most Popular Nightclubs of 2014

    9 Most Popular Nightclubs of 2014

    At the risk of ripping off Stefan, I’m here to tell you about 2014’s hottest clubs. The information comes from Nightclub & Bar, and the clubs range from New York to Nevada to Florida. But, as you’ll notice, mostly Nevada. In terms of revenue, Las Vegas has more popular nightclubs than anywhere else in the […]

  • 14 Album Covers Improved by Drake’s Face (Pics)

    14 Album Covers Improved by Drake’s Face (Pics)

      An under-discussed part of every record executive’s job is input on record covers. You never know what kind of crazy stuff a temperamental artist might want to put on his or her album cover, but as the person with the most skin in the game you have to make sure it’s an image that […]

  • New OK Go Video “Writing’s on the Wall” Has Optical Illusions Galore

    New OK Go Video “Writing’s on the Wall” Has Optical Illusions Galore

    The band OK Go is known more for their ambitious music videos than their actual music, but the thing is their videos are usually so cool that it’s not even worth complaining about. Their latest is “Writing’s on the Wall,” which features a variety of handcrafted optical illusions, most of them of the anamorphic variety. […]

  • Ice Cube’s Son Will Play Dad in NWA Biopic

    Ice Cube’s Son Will Play Dad in NWA Biopic

    Rapper and actor Ice Cube has found a novel solution for the question of who will play him in an NWA biopic he’s developing with Universal. Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., has edged out other professional actors in the audition process and has been signed to play his dad in the movie. The movie will […]

  • Sir Mix-a-Lot Goes Orchestral (Video)

    Sir Mix-a-Lot Goes Orchestral (Video)

    Sir Mix-a-Lot will always be known for his 1992 hit “Baby Got Back,” but he’s shown a real acumen for squeezing a lot of expression out of that one song. The latest example is a collaboration with the Seattle Symphony and composer Gabriel Prokofiev. Prokofiev arranged the orchestral version of “Baby Got Back” as part […]

  • The Bottle Boys Cover “Bille Jean” Using Bottles (Video)

    The Bottle Boys Cover “Bille Jean” Using Bottles (Video)

    The Bottle Boys are a musical group with a more literal name than most, seeing as how they perform music by blowing air through the openings of bottles. They have a pretty expansive body of work, but they’re getting a lot of attention for their recent cover of a true classic: “Billie Jean” by Michael […]