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“What’s Good” This Week: Childish Gambino, Liz Phair, Rae Sremmurd, More

“What’s Good” This Week: Childish Gambino, Liz Phair, Rae Sremmurd, More
  • “What’s Good” This Week: Childish Gambino, Liz Phair, Rae Sremmurd, More FWC: “What’s Good” This Week: Childish Gambino, Liz Phair, Rae Sremmurd, More

    Our weekly new music playlist also features Iceage, Brian Eno, Beach House, serpentwithfeet, DJ Koze, and others

  • Dr. Dre loses copyright infringement case against gynecologist named Dr. Drai FWC: Dr. Dre loses copyright infringement case against gynecologist named Dr. Drai

    In 2015, Dr. Dre entered into a copyright infringement battle with a gynecologist named Draion M. Burch. The Pennsylvania-based doctor sought to trademark his name as Dr. Drai, but was met with objections from the hip-hop mogul, who feared the similarities in their names would confuse consumers and fans alike. Now, some three years later, the US trademark office has…

  • Nicki Minaj & Madonna Tease ‘Secret Coming Soon’ FWC: Nicki Minaj & Madonna Tease ‘Secret Coming Soon’

    Nicki Minaj and Madonna are up to something. On Monday (May 8), the Young Money queen dished about their upcoming surprise. “Madonna and I have a secret coming soon,” Minaj told “GMA,” while standing next to Madge on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala. CMNUNT.load(“100×100”,

  • Wired Music Week Finalizes Program For Inaugural Events, Announces Contest In Partnership With ADE FWC: Wired Music Week Finalizes Program For Inaugural Events, Announces Contest In Partnership With ADE

    As dance music grows further into a global enterprise, more aspiring companies and artists are embracing the interconnectivity and building roots in new and exciting places. Wired Music Week (not to be confused with the internationally syndicated magazine) is hosting its inaugural event at Tamarind Square in the silicon city of Cyberjaya, just 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur’s center in Malaysia,…

  • Lil Wayne Announces 4th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest FWC: Lil Wayne Announces 4th Annual Lil Weezyana Fest

    Lil Wayne’s “Lil Weezyana Fest” is back for a fourth year. This year’s celebration will take place on Aug. 25 at Champions Square in New Orleans. So far, Tunechi hasn’t announced any guests, but a flyer indicates that he will headline the concert once again. CMNUNT.load(“100×100”,

  • You Can Now Buy Tickets To Life Is Beautiful and More via Instagram FWC: You Can Now Buy Tickets To Life Is Beautiful and More via Instagram

    Instagram is becoming a marketplace, in case you haven’t heard. Its new payment feature will soon allow users to buy goods and services directly without ever having to leave the app. Surely, this will have an impact on all kinds of ecommerce — including music sales. Now, Life is Beautiful is paving the way for ticket sales on Instagram. The Las…

  • Ticketmaster invests in facial recognition technology company FWC: Ticketmaster invests in facial recognition technology company

    Ticketmaster and Live Nation — together known as Live Nation Entertainment — have invested money in a new facial recognition company called Blink Identity, according to a report from The Verge. While the potential business partnership is intended to make ticketing and the concert experience as a whole more seamless, it could come at the expense of customers’ privacy. Blink…

  • Album Review: Rae Sremmurd Nearly Drown in Fluff on Triple-Disc SR3MM FWC: Album Review: Rae Sremmurd Nearly Drown in Fluff on Triple-Disc SR3MM

    To download, click “Share” and right-click the download icon | iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS The Lowdown: For their third album, Rae Sremmurd have released a massive triple-disc of new music. Disc One, called Sr3mm, is a spiritual successor to the first two Rae Sremmurd albums, with the artful mix of catchy hooks and shout-along verses. Disc Two is a solo album from Swae…