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Rage Against the Machine shares ‘Killing in Thy Name’ documentary

Rage Against the Machine shares ‘Killing in Thy Name’ documentary

Andy Sheppard/RedfernsRage Against the Machine has shared a mini documentary called Killing in Thy Name. The 15-minute film, which was directed by the artists’ collective The Ummah Chroma, in about the dangers of white supremacy. “Our aim is for this piece to be a fire escape from the fiction known as whiteness and a spring…

Watch Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Downfalls High’ musical film tonight

Watch Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Downfalls High’ musical film tonight

ABCMachine Gun Kelly’s Downfalls High musical film is set to premiere tonight. You can tune in to watch starting at 9 p.m. ET via the “Bloody Valentine” rocker’s Facebook. Kelly co-directed and co-wrote Downfalls High, which is based on his 2020 album, Tickets to My Downfall. He narrates the 49-minute film alongside his Tickets producer…

Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch + more join benefit concert lineup for wildlife conservation

Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch + more join benefit concert lineup for wildlife conservation

Courstey of NWTFBlake Shelton, Dustin Lynch, Jimmie Allen and Craig Morgan are just a few of the artists set to take the Grand Ole Opry stage for a good cause on Friday night. They’re participating in the National Wild Turkey Federation Foundation’s AID livestream benefit concert, which will support wildlife conservation. Other participating acts include…

Chipotle launches The Shawn Mendes Bowl for a good cause

Chipotle launches The Shawn Mendes Bowl for a good cause

Courtesy ChipotleWhile you may not be able to share a meal with Shawn Mendes in real life, Chipotle has the next best thing.The singer has launched his very own meal at the fast food chain: The Shawn Mendes Bowl.The exclusive burrito bowl consists of cilantro-lime cauliflower rice, black beans, chicken, roasted chili-corn salsa, romaine lettuce…

Dr. Maya Angelou has been honored with a Barbie doll

Dr. Maya Angelou has been honored with a Barbie doll

Jemal Countess/WireImageThe late Dr. Maya Angelou has been honored with a Barbie doll. Mattel, the maker of Barbie, made the announcement Thursday as part of Barbie’s Inspiring Women series, which pays tribute to notable role models who encourage young people to dream big. “Our efforts include a commitment to spotlight more Black role models who are female, and now,…

T.I. launches Trap Museum exhibit in Miami this weekend

T.I. launches Trap Museum exhibit in Miami this weekend

Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Lil Trap HouseIn 2019, T.I. launched the Trap Music Museum — one of the first museums solely dedicated hip-hop music and trap culture in Atlanta, Georgia. The interactive experience pays homages to rap legends such as himself, Outkast, Jeezy, and many others. Now, the rapper turned business mogul is trying his hand in the hot streets of Miami, Florida. …

Watch trailer for upcoming Serj Tankian documentary ‘Truth to Power’

Watch trailer for upcoming Serj Tankian documentary ‘Truth to Power’

Oscilloscope LaboratoriesA new trailer for the upcoming Serj Tankian documentary Truth to Power is streaming now on YouTube. The film follows the System of a Down frontman’s longtime involvement in activism for social justice and human rights, specifically in relation to his ancestral homeland of Armenia. Tankian’s SOAD band mates Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan…

Yoko Ono settles lawsuit with John Lennon’s former assistant

Yoko Ono settles lawsuit with John Lennon’s former assistant

Gabe Ginsberg/Getty ImagesYoko Ono has informed a federal judge in New York that she has reached a settlement with her late husband John Lennon’s former personal assistant that would end her lawsuit that alleged copyright infringement. The deal ends 20 years of litigation and requires Frederic Seaman to pay $5000 and stop speaking about Lennon.…

Meow with the sickness: Hear a cat replicate David Draiman’s vocals

Meow with the sickness: Hear a cat replicate David Draiman’s vocals

Stephen J. Cohen/Getty ImagesHere’s something nice for you to head into the weekend: a cat “singing” Disturbed’s “Down with the Sickness.” This delightful curiosity comes courtesy of the wonder that is TikTok. First, someone uploaded a video of an adorable cat meowing in a way that sounds uncannily like David Draiman’s iconic “Oh-wah-ah-ah-ah” vocal riff…

Robin Thicke sings of hard times and love lost on his new song, “Beautiful”

Robin Thicke sings of hard times and love lost on his new song, “Beautiful”

Jack BusterRobin Thicke has returned to bring us another sensational song from his highly-anticipated new album,On Earth, and in Heaven.  The track, “Beautiful,” brings out Thicke’s heart-melting falsetto mixed with dreamy flute melodies, hypnotic guitars, piano work, and the essence of Motown’s doo-wop sound.  “Sometimes life’s too much for me to take/ Sometimes my heart only wants to ache, sha-bop bop/…

ZZ Top released its debut album 50 years ago this Saturday

ZZ Top released its debut album 50 years ago this Saturday

Warner MusicFifty years ago this Saturday, January 16, rock fans got their first taste of that little ol’ band from Texas, ZZ Top, when the trio — singer/guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist/singer Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard — released its debut album. The record, which was aptly titled ZZ Top’s First Album, was produced by…