Belgian court refuses Spanish request to extradite rapper

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belgium Valtònyc faces jail in Spain on ‘gag law’ charges including insulting the monarchy Valtònyc speaks to reporters outside the court in Ghent. ‘I’m very sad that in Spain justice is not evolving,’ he said. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images A Belgian court has rejected Läs mer…

Lily Allen speaks of sexual assault by record industry executive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lily Allen Singer warns that similar abuse is rife in music business despite the #MeToo movement Lily Allen said the man assaulted her as she slept in his hotel room after a party. Photograph: Pål Hansen for the Observer Lily Allen has given her Läs mer…

Willie Nelson upsets fans with plans to perform at Beto O'Rourke rally

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Willie Nelson Conservative fans expressed anger that the musician will headline a free outdoor show in Austin, Texas, in support of the Democrat ‘I am no longer willing to watch that hippie guitarist who supports that damn socialist running for Senate,’ an upset fan Läs mer…

Tony Bennett Just Locked Down a Very Obscure Guinness World Record

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At 92, iconic jazz crooner Tony Bennett is still setting records. His latest: the timeless singer just nabbed a Guinness World Records title this week for “longest time between the release of an original recording and a re-recording of the same single by the Läs mer…

Missy Elliott Joined Her Viral Superfan Onstage and It Was Glorious

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; [embedded content] Missy Elliott’s “Work It” is not a song for the faint of heart: the early-2000s classic rap track has some seriously tongue-twisting lines. So when Rhode Island resident Mary Halsey flawlessly performed it in a video that went viral over the summer Läs mer…

EU copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Intellectual property Legislation opposed by firms like Facebook and Google and groups warning of detrimental consequences for the internet MEPs Axel Voss, (L), and Roberta Metsola, (R), celebrate after the European parliament approved the amended versions of the new directive’s most controversial provisions. Photograph: Läs mer…

Here’s What Paul McCartney Does Not Hold Back With His Response to That Quincy Jones Diss

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In August, music legend Quincy Jones spent a portion of his wide-ranging interview with New York magazine’s Vulture bad-mouthing Sir Paul McCartney and the Beatles. In the interview, Jones called the Beatles “no-playing motherf—-rs” who were “the worst musicians in the world,” and seemingly Läs mer…

Battle over EU copyright law heads for showdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology sector Brussels to vote on directive, supported by artists and news agencies, that opponents say could ‘destroy the internet’ Ed Harcourt, Crispin Hunt, Madeleina Kay, Dave Rowntree of Blur, Tom Watson MP and Newton Faulkner protest outside Google’s King’s Cross office last week. Läs mer…

Rapper Mac Miller Has Died at 26

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The rapper Mac Miller has died at his home in the San Fernando Valley in California on Friday. He was 26. “Mac was a hugely gifted and inspiring artist, with a pioneering spirit and a sense of humor that touched everyone he met,” Tom Läs mer…

5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In 2014, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier made an impressive debut with the emotionally searing chart hit “Take Me to Church,” but laid low over the last few years to tour and develop new work. Thankfully, he’s back with more uncompromisingly powerful, soul-scorching rock on a Läs mer…

Every Celebrity Cameo in Childish Gambino’s New Music Video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Way back in July, Childish Gambino — the musical stage name of Donald Glover — put out two songs, including the retro-feeling R&B groove “Feels Like Summer.” But it wasn’t until Labor Day weekend that the artist decided to draw particular attention to the Läs mer…

How video game music waltzed its way on to Classic FM

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Once regarded as inferior to film and TV soundtracks, games scores are gaining recognition and awards as a valid form of contemporary classical music Immersive … at Video Games Live in 2007 the orchestra plays along to Tetris. Photograph: Michael J Trifillis In Läs mer…

The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Culture The Observer’s ultimate guide to autumn culture A musical Twelfth Night, Michelle Obama’s memoirs and the last ever gig by Ennio Morricone: our critics preview the new season • Jay Rayner on the best of autumn food• Morwenna Ferrier on five Läs mer…

The Latest Tidbit From the World of Rihanna Is Already Exciting a Lot of People

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; People are getting excited about the possibility of new Rihanna music coming. At least, that’s the conclusion fans have drawn after the Barbadian singer posted a trio of Instagram stories that shows her set up behind a recording microphone. Decked out in headphones and Läs mer…

Nicki Minaj and K-Pop Superstars BTS Join Forces on a Hard-Charging New Song

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On their brand-new extended album Love Yourself: Answer, K-pop superstars BTS tapped a familiar U.S. artist to pump up the energy of new track “Idol:” Nicki Minaj. Minaj, the popular Queens rapper who just dropped her own album Queen earlier in the month, is Läs mer…