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A Britney Spears jukebox musical is coming to Broadway

Britney SpearsPhoto: Christopher Polk (Getty Images) Britney Spears was obviously right when she said everyone wants a “Piece Of Me.” Though the pop star is not involved in the production, her music will now be the soundtrack for a new Broadway show, Once Upon A One More Time. The jukebox musical has announced its debut […]

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Thomas Lennon was filming poop scene for Quibi when Quibi died

Thomas LennonScreenshot: The A.V. Club Ah, Quibi, we hardly knew ye. The bite-sized streaming platform that attracted such illustrious talent as Sophie Turner, Laura Dern, Queen Latifah, Idris Elba, Don Cheadle, Anna Kendrick, and more shuttered in October 2020, just six months after its launch. It was also one of the many homes of Reno […]

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Ashanti Says a Music Producer Tried to Coerce Her Into Shower Sex

Photo: VALERIE MACON (Getty Images) Yesterday on the The Breakfast Club, Ashanti exposed an absolute assclown of a predatory music producer. Years ago, the man (who Ashanti doesn’t name) offered to help her record some music for free, because she was his “homie.” After the recordings were complete, she says he then turned around and […]

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Kanye West Says That He Sees ‘Good Things About Hitler’

Photo: MEGA/GC Images (Getty Images) I must admit. I did not think I’d be here again. Over the last ten months, I’ve written so much about how idiotic, irresponsible and dangerous Kanye West’s actions have been: everything from his social media rants to his antisemitic comments to his “WHITE LIVES MATTER” t-shirts; The Root has […]

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Sufjan Stevens is definitely not finishing all 50 states albums

Sufjan StevensPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) If any Sufjan Stevens fans were still hoping that he would ever finish his early ’00s mission to write an album dedicated to each of the 50 states, the acclaimed singer/songwriter has issued another reminder that it’s not happening. “I feel like my whole music career has been an […]

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Bob Dylan Amits to Using ‘Autopen’ Device to Sign Books

Photo: Fred Tanneau (Getty Images) Americana legend and 10-time Grammy award winner Bob Dylan, who famously couldn’t be bothered to issue a statement after becoming the first musician to win a Nobel prize, issued an exceptionally rare apology this week for using a machine to automatically duplicate his signature. The machine-generated signatures appeared on limited […]

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Neil Young Embraces Imperfection – The New Yorker

Neil Young Embraces Imperfection  The New Yorker

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What happened to Michael Hutchence, lead singer of INXS

The last time that Michael Hutchence’s manager, Martha Troup, spoke to him on the phone, the INXS frontman was making big plans for the future. “He wanted to start a publishing company. And he wanted to get an apartment in New York,” Troup told The Post. “That’s what he said to me.” Hours later, as […]

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8 times Atlanta intersected with the real music world

Takeoff as himself, Lakeith Stanfield as Darius, and Brian Tyree Henry as Alfred Miles in the season-one episode “Go For Broke”Photo: Guy D’Alema/FX There have been several shows about the music industry, from period biopics about specific subcultures to flashy soaps that focus on the drama of the business side. The FX series Atlanta—which premiered […]

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