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Woodstock 50 tickets will now be free, according to Merriweather Post Pavilion operator Seth Hurwitz, as well as a new report by TMZ. When Pitchfork reached out to representatives for Merriweather Post Pavilion, Hurwitz confirmed that the free ticketing model had come to his attention. “That was the last thing we heard too,” he wrote
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Bronx, New York rapper Lil Tjay has shared a brand new song called “LANESWITCH.” The JD On Tha Track-produced cut arrives with an accompanying music video. Watch Lil Tjay party poolside and cruise around town in the clip below. “LANESWITCH” follows Tjay’s recent single “Ruthless,” which features Brooklyn rapper Jay Critch. Read about Lil Tjay
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Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler has been acquitted of murder and conspiracy to murder, stemming from a 2016 incident that left a 24-year-old man dead, journalist Jeff Weiss and The FADER report. Drakeo’s laywer John Hamasaki tells Pitchfork that his client was also acquitted on five attempted murder charges. Representatives from the Los Angeles
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Jidenna is back with two new songs. “Sufi Woman” and “Tribe” mark the artist’s first solo singles since 2017. Hear them both below. [embedded content] [embedded content] Jidenna released his debut album The Chief in 2017. It featured contributions from Quavo, Janelle Monáe, St. Beauty, and others. The previous year, a chopped-and-screwed version of his
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BTS leader RM has contributed his very own remix of Lil Nas X’s viral hit “Old Town Road.” It’s called “Seoul Town Road,” and you can hear it below. [embedded content] The K-pop rapper’s version of “Old Town Road” is the latest in a long string of remixes that began with Billy Ray Cyrus’ rendition
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Rico Nasty has shared a new song. It’s called “Time Flies” and you can check it out below. The track marks her first new music since Anger Management, a collaborative release with Kenny Beats from April. Earlier this year, Rico Nasty was announced as part of XXL’s 2019 Freshman Class along with Tierra Whack, DaBaby,
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John Prine’s series of summer tour dates have been postponed as the iconic singer-songwriter prepares to have heart stent surgery. Prine’s representatives offered their apologies in an Instagram post, noting that Prine has been told by doctors “that he has an elevated risk for a stroke.” He’s having surgery this week, and some dates have
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The 1975 will headline Saturday night of Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2019. For their last album, 2018’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, the Matt Healy-fronted band received the 2019 BRIT awards for Best British Album and Best British Group. They join Skepta and Chromatics as festival headliners. The festival takes place from October 31
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High on Fire and Power Trip have announced a co-headlining tour. The two metal bands hit the road in August and will be playing North American dates until the end of the year. They’ll be joined by Devil Master and Creeping Death. Check out the dates below. This marks the second time in recent months
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Alessia Cara has shared a new song. Listen to “Ready” below. It marks the singer-songwriter’s first new track since releasing her sophomore album The Pains of Growing Up late last year. [embedded content] “Ready” is the first single from Cara’s upcoming EP The Summer. Since the release of The Pains of Growing, Cara has released
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Tonight at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel announced plans to reboot the film Blade. Mahershala Ali will step into the title role, following in the footsteps of Wesley Snipes, The Hollywood Reporter notes. Snipes and Kris Kristofferson starred in the trilogy of vampire hunter films between 1998 and 2004. The final film, Blade: Trinity,
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Bob Frank, the cult singer-songwriter from Memphis, has died. Light in the Attic, who reissued his debut self-titled album, confirmed the news in a statement. He was 75. Frank was born and raised in Memphis. He was a Vietnam veteran who returned and became a songwriter for a Nashville publishing house. His debut album arrived
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Lakeshore Records has announced The Music Of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Score, the second collection of songs written for the wildly popular open world video game. The score includes original and previously-unreleased music from main composer Woody Jackson, Arca, saxophonist Colin Stetson, David Ferguson, Gabe Witcher, and many others. It arrives August 9 via
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A jury has found 19-year-old rapper Tay-K guilty of murder and robbery, NBC’s Dallas–Fort Worth affiliate reports. At the outset of the trial, Tay-K pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery by threats, but pleaded not guilty to capital murder and to a separate count of aggravated robbery, according to the Fort Worth Star
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André 3000 will star in a new 10-part series created by Jason Segel, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The new show is called “Dispatches From Elsewhere,” and it is slated to premiere on AMC next year. According to the AJC, the drama series follows “a group of people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding behind everyday
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