Category: Music

Iggy Pop on Singing Jazz, Turning 70

Iggy Pop sings three tracks on Loneliness Road, the new record by Jamie Saft’s jazz trio, including the bassist Steve Swallow and the drummer Bobby Previte, major figures in American improvised music. This is not…

Mali Punk Group Songhoy Blues Tap Iggy Pop for New Album

Mali blues-punk outfit Songhoy Blues unveiled an incisive new song “Bamako” from their upcoming second album, Résistance, which arrives June 16th via Fat Possum/Transgressive Records. The record will notably feature guest vocals from Iggy Pop,…

Hear Steven Van Zandt’s Scorching New Song ‘Soulfire’

Steven Van Zandt unveiled the rousing new song, “Soulfire,” the title-track from his first solo album in 18 years, which arrives May 19th. “Soulfire” boasts a righteous blend of drums, back-up vocals and horns that…

Cuba Gooding, Sr., Main Ingredient Singer, Dead at 72

Cuba Gooding, Sr., the lead singer for soul group the Main Ingredient and father of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., has died, Billboard reports. He was 72. Gooding was found dead in his car on Thursday…

Beyonce, Donald Glover Win Peabody Awards

Beyoncé and Donald Glover are among the recipients of Peabody Awards for entertainment programs, Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed on Thursday. This year, four winning works in Peabody Awards’ entertainment and documentary categories have…

Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic Plot Joint U.S. Tour

Earth, Wind & Fire and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will head out on the road together for the 2054 Tour. The trek will kick off on July 12th in Oakland, California. According to a joint…

Lil Yachty Preps Debut Album, ‘Teenage Emotions’

Lil Yachty will release his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions, May 26th. On Twitter, the Atlanta rapper shared the record’s endearing cover, in which he sits grinning in a crowded movie theater surrounded by an…