Timbaland Is Sitting On Unreleased Aaliyah Music, Promises “Sneak Peek”

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Timbaland promises a "sneak peek" of unreleased Aaliyah. Timbaland took to Instagram to confirm that he is sitting on unreleased music by Aaliyah. "Attention!!!!! People ask me all the time do I have any babegirl music we haven't heard!!!!!" he wrote. "Well the answer is YES!!!!!!!! TIMBO x BABEGIRL !!!!! Sneak peak coming !!!!!!!" Timbaland produced much of Aaliyah's … [Read more...]

Review: ‘Compton,’ Dr. Dre’s First Album in 16 Years

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Dr. Dre doesn’t surface often — since N.W.A. disbanded in the early 1990s, he’s released just two albums and supervised one compilation — but when he does, he exudes what feels like decades’ worth of tension. A recurring theme of Dr. Dre’s lyrics and self-selected narrative is sacrifice. He walked away from Death Row Records, leaving behind his 50 percent ownership stake, … [Read more...]

Cilla Black was the archetypal British working-class pop star

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Cilla Black’s TV career sometimes overshadows the fact she had more 60s hits than the Stones or the Kinks, and a consistent sound that few of her contemporaries could match In 1969, the journalist Nik Cohn said of Cilla Black “she makes people glow. In her time, she will grow into a pop Gracie Fields, much-loved entertainer, and she’ll become institutionalised.” Given the … [Read more...]

Jeff Daniels Reflects on His Musical Roots and Shows His Serious Side

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By Chris Steffen Jeff Daniels was just nominated for a second Emmy for his role as Will McAvoy on HBO's The Newsroom, and has entered the cultural lexicon via his acclaimed appearances in The Purple Rose of Cairo, Dumb and Dumber, Arachnophobia, The Squid and the Whale and Pleasantville But beyond acting, Daniels' affinity for music runs deep, from his early days as a … [Read more...]

Chemical Brothers album set for No.1

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The undisputed masters of electronic music have returned with their eight studio album, 'Born In The Echoes'. The album is on track to be NUMBER 1 following the announcement that it is Number 1 in the midweek chart. This would make it the bands sixth number one album in a row. The record features the Radio 1 A-List single 'Go ' featuring Q-Tip' as well as a number of … [Read more...]