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New Music This Week: Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, Van Morrison & More

March 24th, 2015 9:43am EDT
Action Bronson Leads Albums To Check Out: This Week In Music
Kendrick Lamar took some of the luster of this week away when he moved his sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly up a week. It was a smart move at the time as the only other big attraction was Modest Mouse’s first album in eight years, Strangers To Ourselves. Even without Kendrick Lamar heading the bill, on an off-cycle Monday release date, there’s plenty of newbies to sink one’s teeth into, arguably led by the long awaited debut album by Action Bronson. But if AB can’t do it, maybe the task falls into the hands of the likes of Earl Sweatshirt, James Bay, Van Morrison, Kidz Bop Kidz, or St...
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J. Lo Hits The Premiere Of Her New Movie 'Home' With Her Cute Twins

March 23rd, 2015 5:35pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez Takes Adorable Twins Max & Emme To The Premiere O
Jennifer Lopez took her seven-year-old twins Max and Emme to the premiere of her new movie on Sunday, hitting the purple carpet to pose for some photos before heading inside the theater to watch DreamWorks' latest animated family film Home.

Lopez stars alongside Jim Parsons and Rihanna in the film, and she rocked a lace Zuhair Murad dress as she posed for photos both with and without her children by her side.

"My #CocoNuts & I @ the #DreamWorksHome premiere..." she wrote on Twitter.

When she did have the twins at her side, the camera flashes and all the hooplah proved to be a bit much fo...
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Taylor Swift Scoops Up TaylorSwift.Porn & TaylorSwift.Adult

March 23rd, 2015 4:15pm EDT
Taylor Swift Buys Porn Domain Names To Combat Internet Trolls
Singer Taylor Swift has gone into the porn business, kinda...

The "Blank Space" songwriter recently bought the web domain names TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult. The addresses were part of a public sale by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), according to the Bllboard.

Although the domain names will go on sale to the public this summer, some celebrities are purchasing them ahead of time to prevent internet trolls from capitalizing on their names.

In January, the pop star applied to trademark five phrases from her latest album "1989" with the United State...
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How Good Is Kendrick Lamar's New Album, 'To Pimp A Butterfly'?

March 23rd, 2015 11:53am EDT
Kendrick Lamar
Albums that are hailed as contemporary masterpieces are hard to come by in modern times. Few efforts receive such high distinction, but across the board, Kendrick Lamar’s debut album "good Kid, m.A.A.d city" was considered to be one of those truly special, transcendent albums. How does one follow-up a juggernaut? The answer is to simply release yet another juggernaut – another album that has fans and critics alike raving. On "To Pimp A Butterfly," that’s exactly what Kendrick Lamar does – release another awesome, transcendent LP.

Over its brilliant course, "To Pimp A Butterfly" never ...
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15 Drunken Songs, Mostly With Some Substance

March 22nd, 2015 3:00pm EDT
15 ‘Drunken’ Songs: Music Written With A Lack Of Sobriety In Min
If a poll were taken, likely the majority of folks would state they enjoy an alcoholic beverage. If that poll were to focus merely on college students, the majority would be even larger. But this isn’t about how much alcohol is consumed, but rather about the songs that have been written with drunkenness, drinking, and a lack of sobriety in mind. Here are 15 Drunken Songs. Most are about substances, but a few play exception.

1) Kendrick Lamar, “Swimming Pools (Drank)” (good kid m.A.A.d. City, 2012)

If one gets nothing else from Kendrick Lamar’s hit “Swimming Pools (Drank),” you kno...
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Celine's Big Return

March 22nd, 2015 10:55am EDT
Celine Dion Returns To Vegas Residency
Celine Dion will return to the Las Vegas stage to finish out her residency at The Colosseum at Ceasars Palace.

The singer has not performed since July 2014, citing family health issues as the reason for abandoning her live performances.

A Caesars Entertainment spokeswoman says the company and show producer AEG are ready to welcome Dion back to the venue as soon as she is ready. Rumor has it the beloved entertainer will take the stage again in August 2015.

Dion went on hiatus last summer to care for her husband René Angelil, who’s battling throat cancer for the second time. She briefly re...
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Good News For Chris Brown

March 21st, 2015 12:33pm EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown can finally move forward in his life after completing the probation stemming from his 2009 assault of ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

The hip hop star went to court in Los Angeles on Friday, and the judge overseeing the case announced Brown's probation was over after the singer's probation officer revealed he completed his court-ordered community service sentence of 1,000 hours, according to TMZ.com.

Things didn't look so good two months ago after Brown was forced to postpone the start of his joint tour with Trey Songz because he left Los Angeles County to play a show in San Jose, Cal...
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Snoop Dogg Heads To The Small Screen

March 21st, 2015 10:02am EDT
Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg is joining forces with HBO to create a new drama series. The show will be written by Rodney Barnes ("The Boondocks," "Everybody Hates Chris") and be directed by Allen Hughes, according to Deadline.

The untitled drama will take place in the Los Angeles in the 1980s and center on a family whose world is changed "by the collision of their community and American politics."

The rapper, real name Cordozar Calvin Broadjus, Jr., was born in Long Beach, just south of L.A. In high school, Snoop Dogg became a Crip gang member. He was arrested for cocaine possession and sentenced to three...
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Miley Surprises SXSW Crowd

March 20th, 2015 4:01pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus surprised the Austin, Texas, crowd at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival when she crashed collaborator Mike Will Made It's set at the Fader Fort.

The pop singer joined her pal on their hit collabo "We Can't Stop," and she hung around to perform with Will's other guests during his headlining slot, including rappers Future and Riff Raff, along with hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd. Miley added her own touch to her pal's show, showering the stage with confetti and brandishing water pistols.

The singer even posted several shots of her wild night to her Instagram page, includin...
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Why Exactly Did Zayn Malik Pull Out Of The One Direction Tour?

March 20th, 2015 12:27pm EDT
Zayn Malik Quits One Direction Tour Over Allegations He Cheated
Zayn Malik has dropped out of the One Direction tour over rumors that he was cheating on his fiancee. The singer, 22, was photographed holding hands with a mystery blonde's hand in Phuket, Thailand, leading many to speculate that he was being unfaithful to Little Mix star Perrie Edwards.

Malik couldn't handle the stress and criticism, so he pulled out of the tour. Malik posted on Twitter on Wednesay:

I'm 22 years old... I love a girl named Perrie Edwards. And there's a lot of jealous fucks in this world I'm sorry for what it looks like x

— zaynmalik1D (@zaynmalik) March 18, 2015

The s...
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