Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. (given name Clifford Harris Jr.) are disputing the verdict that their mega hit "Blurred Lines" was a This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, T.I. File Appeal Brief on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict
Prince's famed Paisley Park in Chanhassen, MN, will be made into a museum and open for public tours beginning this fall, as Minneapolis NBC affiliate KARE 11 reports. "Opening Paisley Park is something tThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Prince's Paisley Park to Open for Public Tours
Rae Sremmurd host a decadent bash in their wild video for "Start a Party." Fire-dancers, fireworks, twerking and a seemingly endless supply of alcohol dominate the clip, which finds the rappers celebrating their status as new rap stars."Everything I touch turns gold/ My bankroll just won't folThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Rae Sremmurd Party With Fireworks, Flamethrowers in New Video
With their pulsating single "High and Low," Empire of the Sun venture "down where the summer and the late nights last forever." Acoustic guitar chords give way to booming synth-pads on the chorus, as singer Luke Steele sings wistfully: "If I had my way/ Never let you go.""HThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Empire of the Sun's Exuberant Song 'High and Low'
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are facing a lawsuit stemming from a railing collapse that occurred during the rappers' joint August 5th conceThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa Sued Over Concert Railing Collapse
Gilli Smyth, a co-founding member of the influential psychedelic and space-rock ensemble Gong, died Monday. Her son, Orlando Allen, reported the news on Facebook, saying she'd been battling pulmonary pneumonia. She was 83.Smyth is credited with helping pioneer Gong's unusual, atonalThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Gong Co-Founder Gilli Smyth Dead at 83
Questlove unveiled his new endeavor, "Questlove Supreme," a three-hour radio program on Pandora focusing on global music. The show will be a blend of eclectic playlists and music-themed interviews with performers like Maya Rudolph and Kimbra. The show is set to premiere Wednesday, September 7th at 1 p.m. ET on the RootsThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Questlove Announces Three-Hour Pandora Radio Show
Chvrches performed a rousing cover version of Calvin Harris and Rihanna's "This Is What You Came For" Tuesday during a session for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. The Scottish synth-pop trio offeThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Chvrches' Emotive Live Cover of Calvin Harris, Rihanna
R&B singer Maxwell returned in July with his first album since 2009. His reemergence was warmly received. His new single "Lake By The Ocean" has spent multiple weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Maxwell's Steamy, Falsetto-Laden '1990x' Video
Nearly 30 years ago, a gangly 21-year-old Rick Astley, his magnificent pompadour and his lovably geeky dance moves arrived on these shores from his native England armed with such hits as "Together Forever," "It Would Take a Strong Strong Man" and, of course, the tsunami-strength "Never Gonna Give You Up," which reached Number One in 25 countries. His hair This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Rick Astley on Benefits of Rickrolling, Taking Cues From Adele
A few hours before Of Mice and Men are scheduled to hit the stage in Auburn, Washington, vocalist Austin Carlile leans back against his tour bus and breaths a contented sigh. "I'm so glad to be back on the West Coast," he says as his band heads into the final stretch of a tour opening for Slipknot and Marilyn Manson. "The sun's out and there are no clouds. I feelThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Of Mice and Men: Rocking Hard in Face of Life-Threatening Illness
James Franco conjures a hedonistic Hollywood party with his band Daddy's psychedelic video for "I'm a Sword Swallower." The NSFW, old VHS-quality clip is a jumble of sex, knives, photography and masks – soundtracked by brooding bass and pounding drums, remixed by Prince Rama."EverythiThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch James Franco-Directed NSFW Music Video 'I'm A Sword Swallower'
Steve Aoki knows exactly what will happen when he dies. His corpse will come under the care of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, an organization with a fleet of cryonic cylinders in Arizona. Alcor promises to preserve Aoki's earthly form at a sufficiently low temperature so that – should technology ever advance toThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Inside Steve Aoki's Quest for EDM Immortality
"We wanted to make a positive, life-affirming video that captures politicians at their election-year best," DJ Shadow said in a statement that accompanies the new visual for "Nobody Speak," his collaboration with Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels. "We got this instead."By "This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Politicians Throw Punches in DJ Shadow, Run the Jewels' 'Nobody Speak' Video
Cher sharply criticized Donald Trump during a Hillary Clinton fundraiser Sunday in Provincetown, Massachusetts, comparing the Republican presidential nominee to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin. "I was tThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Cher Compare Donald Trump to Hitler, Stalin
Los Angeles experimental producer the Gaslamp Killer has unveiled a gritty, psychedelic new track, "Warm Wind (Frimpong)," off his upcoming LP, Instrumentalepathy.With an effervescent bass and shuffling drums, Gaslamp Killer maintains a steady, spacey groove, leaving plenty of room for guest guitarist Amir Yaghmai to unravel an increasingly kaleidoscopic sThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear the Gaslamp Killer's Hypnotic New Song 'Warm Wind (Frimpong)'
Rachael Yamagata revels in the positive aftereffects of a breakup in the video for her new song, "Over." In a video for the upbeat and orchestrally ornamented song, which will appear on her upcoming LP Tightrope Walker, due September 23rd, the singer-songwriter burns a letter from her lover, basks in the sunlight of an open field, stands in front of a sheet as white paint is thThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Rachael Yamagata Break Free of a Bad Relationship in 'Over' Video
Dev Hynes, also known as Blood Orange, stopped by Conan on Tuesday to perform "St. Augustine" and a version of "Thank You" in remembrance of recent murder victims Terrence McCrary Jr., Philando Castile and Hande Kader. Hynes sat centerstage at a whiThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Blood Orange's Powerful Tribute to Murder Victims on 'Conan'
G-Eazy takes over Oakland with a slew of Bay Area hip-hop stalwarts, including E-40 and Too $hort, in the new video for "Calm Down."In fact, the cameo-packed, black-and-white clip notably mirrors the video for E-40's own Bay Area anthem, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch G-Eazy Celebrate Bay Area in Cameo-Packed 'Calm Down' Video
Halle Berry proves that her Oscar-winning acting chops translate to the world of pop. In a recurring series by W Magazine called "Lyrical Improv with Lynn Hirschberg," the actress gave a dramatic reading ofThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Halle Berry's Dramatic Reading of Britney Spears Lyrics