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Travis Scott Recruits Marilyn Manson For 2019 Astroworld Festival

On November 9th, the Astroworld Festival is returning to Houston, TX for a second time with some of the biggest names in hip-hop. Helmed by Travis Scott, other artists appearing on the bill include Gucci Mane, Migos, Playboi Carti and Pharrell Williams. One artist that stands out from the rest is...
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Trent Reznor Is "Flattered" Lil Nas X Sampled Nine Inch Nails For "Old Town Road"

If you are familiar with the rap/country song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X, you may recognize the banjo section from the beginning as a sample from "34 Ghosts IV" by Nine Inch Nails off their 2008 album Ghosts I-IV . Video of Nine Inch Nails- Ghosts IV - 34 While speaking with Rolling Stone ,...
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Ozzy Osbourne To Appear On Post Malone's New Album

Yes, you read that correctly. Ozzy Osbourne, the Prince of Darkness, will be one of the featured artists on Post Malone's third album Hollywood Bleeding, which is due out on September 6th, 2019. Despite the veteran rocker's laundry list of health complications stemming from the flu and neck and...
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Hip-Hop God Big Tigger Joins Mistress Carrie & Stiz Grimey in Las Vegas

While out in Las Vegas for the big Pacquiao/Thurman fight, I noticed that there was this good-looking guy near us on media row. Thanks to Stiz Grimey's fan-boying, it turns out that handsome fella turned out to be none other than hip-hop legend and afternoon host of our Atlanta sister station V-103...
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Halestorm Doesn't Mind If Rock Isn't As Mainstream As Rap

While backstage at Finland's Tuska Open Air festival, Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger spoke with KaaosTV about how mainstream and popular music is currently dominated by rap, and how rappers are considered the new "rock stars." “I think personally, whether you’re a rap star, a pop star or a country...
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Lil Wayne Reportedly Quits Blink-182 Tour

UPDATE: Lil Wayne addressed the rumors of him leaving his tour with Blink-182 and assured fans that he won't be quitting. "Yesterday was krazy! But I want all my fans to know I won’t be quitting this tour! I’m having too much fun with my bros blink-182," Lil Wayne wrote on his Twitter. "Bangor, ME...
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Kurt Cobain Has A Writing Credit For Lil Nas X's Song "Panini"

Just by sampling Nine Inch Nails and adding elements of country into a single song, hip-hop artist Lil Nas X became an international superstar with his song "Old Town Road", featuring an additional collaboration with Billy Ray Cyrus. Now his latest single, "Panini" includes an unlikely co-writer...
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"Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X Gets A Rock Makeover

By now you've probably heard the rap/country song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X with Billy Ray Cyrus. Some people love that it's catchy and it merges two genres into one. Some people think it's "meh" and just another one-hit-wonder that's dominated the charts. The song has reach such popularity that...
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Woodstock 50 Creator Defends Adding Rap and Pop Artists to Modern Rock Lineup

Woodstock is about to celebrate it's 50th anniversary from August 16th to August 18th, 2019, and it is stacked to the rafters with a mixture of veteran and contemporary musicians. But when news broke that artists like Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus and Common are performing at the festival,...
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Corey Taylor Appears In Rapper's New Song "Stuck In My Ways"

Back in January 2019, UK rapper Kid Bookie voiced his love for Slipknot's song "Wait & Bleed" on Twitter while extending an offer to collaborate with Corey Taylor . Little did Kid Bookie know that his dream collaboration was going to happen a lot sooner than he thought. Two months later, Taylor...
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