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Don McLean to make finally make older albums available digitally

Don McLean to make finally make older albums available digitally

Jeremy Westby for 2911 MediaIt’s the day the music goes digital: Don McLean is finally making some of his older albums available for streaming and download for the first time. The “American Pie” singer has made a new deal with Time Life to make his entire back catalog available digitally.  In a statement, he says,…

Roxanne Shante to appear on the next episode of TV One’s Unsung

Roxanne Shante to appear on the next episode of TV One’s Unsung

TV One Legendary rapper Roxanne Shante is often not credited when discussing the female pioneers of the rap/hip-hop scene. At 14 years old, she was the reigning MC of Queensbridge known for her notorious battle skills. On the next episode of TV One’s award-winning music documentary series Unsung, Roxanne shares her life story from performances with local MCs to becoming rap’s…

Grandson & K.Flay join forces for new song, “Peaches”

Grandson & K.Flay join forces for new song, “Peaches”

Fueled By Ramen Grandson and K.Flay have joined forces to record a new song, “Peaches.” The acoustic track finds the “Blood//Water” rocker and the “Blood in the Cut” artist trading off verses and harmonizing on the chorus, in which they sing about turning their “pain into peaches.” You can download “Peaches” now via digital outlets.…

“Gaslighter”: Dixie Chicks tease a long-awaited new single, album

“Gaslighter”: Dixie Chicks tease a long-awaited new single, album

L-R: Emily Robison and Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks; Rick Kern/WireImage Dixie Chicks fans have been waiting a long time for new music from the trio, but it seems as if that wait is finally coming to an end. For over a year, the band has been hinting on social media that they’ve got a new, Jack Antonoff-produced…

Brett Young says “I Do” to breezy new duet with Norwegian pop star Astrid S

Brett Young says “I Do” to breezy new duet with Norwegian pop star Astrid S

Adam TaylorA self-proclaimed balladeer and R&B enthusiast, Brett Young is always game to stretch the boundaries of the country format — especially for a song with thoughtful, well-crafted lyrics. The singer says that’s what first drew him to “I Do,” his new duet with Norwegian pop singer Astrid S.  “I was so honored to be asked to collaborate…

Offset makes his acting debut on Sunday’s episode of NCIS: Los Angeles

Offset makes his acting debut on Sunday’s episode of NCIS: Los Angeles

Prince Williams/WireimageOffset is ready to take his talents to the small screen. On Sunday, the “Clout” rapper will make his acting debut on NCIS: Los Angeles. He’ll play an undercover CIA agent named Kadri Kashan Khan. According to a promo, Offset’s character has been working for years in the Sinai Peninsula, going undercover in local groups to monitor terrorist activity…

G Herbo, Lil Baby, YFN Lucci and more release new projects this week

G Herbo, Lil Baby, YFN Lucci and more release new projects this week

Epic /Kevin YoungThis was a great week for the rap game, with highly-anticipated new album and EP releases. G Herbo gives us a glimpse into the streets of Chicago on PTSD. The album’s cover art features a re-stitched, bullet-riddled American flag with stars representative of his loved ones and who passed away. “My statement is about PTSD and what everybody…

Don McLean to make finally make older albums available digitally

Don McLean to make finally make older albums available digitally

Jeremy Westby for 2911 MediaIt’s the day the music goes digital: Don McLean is finally making some of his older albums available for streaming and download for the first time. The “American Pie” singer has made a new deal with Time Life to make his entire back catalog available digitally.  In a statement, he says,…

Roxanne Shante to appear on the next episode of TV One’s Unsung

Roxanne Shante to appear on the next episode of TV One’s Unsung

TV One Legendary rapper Roxanne Shante is often not credited when discussing the female pioneers of the rap/hip-hop scene. At 14 years old, she was the reigning MC of Queensbridge known for her notorious battle skills. On the next episode of TV One’s award-winning music documentary series Unsung, Roxanne shares her life story from performances with local MCs to becoming rap’s…

Grandson & K.Flay join forces for new song, “Peaches”

Grandson & K.Flay join forces for new song, “Peaches”

Fueled By Ramen Grandson and K.Flay have joined forces to record a new song, “Peaches.” The acoustic track finds the “Blood//Water” rocker and the “Blood in the Cut” artist trading off verses and harmonizing on the chorus, in which they sing about turning their “pain into peaches.” You can download “Peaches” now via digital outlets.…

“Gaslighter”: Dixie Chicks tease a long-awaited new single, album

“Gaslighter”: Dixie Chicks tease a long-awaited new single, album

L-R: Emily Robison and Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks; Rick Kern/WireImage Dixie Chicks fans have been waiting a long time for new music from the trio, but it seems as if that wait is finally coming to an end. For over a year, the band has been hinting on social media that they’ve got a new, Jack Antonoff-produced…