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Lil Wayne Drops 'Free Weezy Album' on Tidal

Saturday, 6:14 AM

While Lil Wayne still waits to declare independence from Cash Money Records, the rapper has dropped a Fourth of July gift for fans: His long-awaited Free Weezy Album, now dubbed simply FWA. The mixtape comes a month after the rapper first announced that he was joining Jay Z's streaming venture...

Hear David Bowie's Rare, Original 'Holy Holy' From 1971

Friday, 6:30 AM

David Bowie will kick off a series of box sets later this year with the 10-album Five Years: 1969 – 1973, which includes a two-disc compilation of non-album singles, rare versions of songs and B sides called Re:Call 1. One of the most notable outtakes is the rare,...

Martina McBride's July 4th Performance to Stream Live

Thursday, 10:10 AM

Twenty-one years after releasing "Independence Day" — a song about a mother's escape from an abusive relationship on the Fourth of July — Martina McBride is gearing up to headline Nashville's biggest July 4th celebration to date. 

McBride, whose Everlasting Tour stretches until late October, tops off a two-day bill that...

Aphex Twin Alter Ego AFX Preps New EP, Releases New Song

Thursday, 9:55 AM

Aphex Twin returned last year after a nearly 13-year absence with the lauded LP Syro, and now mastermind Richard D. James has revived his other alter ego, AFX, who will drop a new EP, Orphaned Deejay Selek (2006-2008) on August 21st via Warp.

Album cut "Serge Fenix Rendered 2" is currently...

We Saw Rihanna Hold Nearly 100 Fans Hostage in Los Angeles

Thursday, 9:49 AM

Last night in Los Angeles, Rihanna celebrated the debut of her tough, NSFW video for "Bitch Better Have My Money" by taking hostages. Nearly 100 fans were invited to a Tidal-sponsored event, blindfolded and then put onto luxury buses with the windows covered by black curtains — destination unknown.

Invites...

Watch Cassadee Pope Sing 'Invincible' From Sassier Second Album

Thursday, 9:49 AM

Cassadee Pope's first solo single, "Wasting All These Tears" follows a long tradition of devastating, pop-country power-ballads. The track opens with the singer prostrate "on the bathroom floor," so distraught that her "loneliness was rattling the windows." This tune remains the Florida native's biggest success to date, but you won't...

5SOS's Ashton Irwin Reveals His Favorite Instagram Accounts

Thursday, 9:48 AM

Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer sees himself as a visual person, so it's no wonder he's become the band's King of Instagram. "I like visual things, so I think Instagram is more appealing to me than things like Twitter or Facebook," the drummer tells Rolling Stone. Here are three...

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