This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Black Eyed Peas, and to celebrate the group has ended their five-year hiatus by unveiling their surprise new music video for “Yesterday.” In the video, Will.i.am, Taboo and Apl.de.Ap – but not Fergie, who didn’t joined the group until 2002 – pay tribute to all the classic hip-hop that inspired them early on. The single itself is also more reminiscent of that old-school sound than their latter-day pop hits like “My Humps” and “Boom Boom Pow.” Continue reading
ISIS is a self-proclaimed caliphate responsible for unfathomable acts of evil. Shaggy is a reggae-fusion singer best known for lightweight hits like 1995’s “Boombastic” and 2000’s “It Wasn’t Me.” These two forces converged in a recent interview with Miami New Times, where the musician outlined his plan for defeating the jihadist group – a strategy that involves marijuana…and Shaggy. Continue reading
Lebanese sexy trash talk by vocalist Naftaline riding over a dark groovy, minimalist beat by Ceasar K-‘Rajol Aleh’ (Arabic for Robot man) tells the twisted story of a girl reaching high levels of numbness and feeling like she is turning into a robot… Continue reading
We feel as if we’re breaking every rule while writing about this very video, but we’re doing it anyway. Continue reading
SoundCloud is desperately trying to go legal and pay royalties before labels pull their music from the streaming service. Continue reading
It’s May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary’s hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can’t do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone — clamped to a mini-tripod perched atop a trash bin — and chats with thousands of royal fans via livestreaming app Periscope. Continue reading
With his indie-electronic act LCD Soundsystem shuffling into history, James Murphy is delving deeper into the world of gastronomy. Murphy has announced plans to open a wine bar in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. Continue reading
B.B. King has died-The music legend passed away at his home in Las Vegas yesterday, at the age of 89. Attorney Brent Bryson told The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep. He also revealed the singer had been receiving hospice care.
The United States wants to promote Lebanon as a place for investment, U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale said, adding that the country has enormous business opportunities.
It would serve Americans greatly to take a page out of Sweden’s book about recycling their waste.
The Scandinavian nation of Sweden has set a new precedent in the world of recycling its trash, with a near zero waste amount of 99 percent. Sweden was already ahead of the game back in 2012, when they were recycling 96 percent of their trash, but the three percent jump in just two years is quite impressive.