Rebecca Ferguson X Factor Trump Strange Fruit

This singer will play Trump’s Inauguration, but only if she can perform “Strange Fruit”

Jan 3, 2017

Former X Factor contestant Rebecca Ferguson wants to perform the song popularized by Billie Holiday about black lynchings.

Kendrick Lamar freestyle TDE Holiday party 2016

It’s okay if Kendrick Lamar forgets all the words because he can just do this

Jan 2, 2017

Kendrick can't remember the words to Jay Rock's "Vice City," so he'll just make them up and it'll be fire, don't worry.

Trump Inauguration rival concert We The People

There’s a massive protest concert being organized to rival Trump’s inauguration

Dec 23, 2016

"The talent is banging on our doors to do this.”

Bjork Day For Night sexism

Björk and Holly Herndon expose a sexist double standard in music

Dec 22, 2016

Some reviewers took issue with Björk DJing, which says a lot about the conception of female artists in general.

Travis Scott autotune Day for Night

Travis Scott cussed out a security guard and forgot to turn the autotune off

Dec 20, 2016

Turns out, autotune makes a temper tantrum sound hilarious.

Brian Eno Reflection app forever

Brian Eno’s new album goes on forever…literally

Dec 20, 2016

Reflection will be available as an “endless and endlessly changing” app. It's what he always dreamed ambient music could be.

Bowie BBC obituaries celebrity deaths famous 2016

It’s not just you, more famous people really have died in 2016

Dec 20, 2016

BBC traced its pre-prepared obituaries and saw that, yes, there was an uptick this year.