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Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock & Roll Hall of…
03.29 / 14:58
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Jazz songstress Diana Panton is up for a trophy again on Sunday, but famous as she is in some households, that doesn’t pay the b…
03.29 / 14:52
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Disney found success with Wreck-It Ralph in 2012, telling the story of a videogame villain who wants to break free from his arcade archetype and become a hero. Now, the family-friendly flick is getting a sequel.   Dubbed Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, the follow-up film will hit theatres on March 9, 2018.   The news was revealed by director Rich Moore at Cinema-Con in Las Vegas yesterday (March 28).   "To take these characters we love and have them enter the enormous wo…
03.29 / 14:51
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Armstrong previously compared the American president to Hitler and blamed his rise on 'uneducated white working-class…
03.29 / 14:50
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We spoke to the British band about Odessey and Oracle, a pop masterpiece on par with Pet Sounds and Sgt.…
03.29 / 14:36
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HELSINKI - Nobel literature prize laureate Bob Dylan will meet with members of the Swedish Academy during a weekend visit to Stockholm and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal, the academy said Wednesday Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the academy, said in a blog on the…
WayHome is returning to Oro-Medonte, ON, from July 28 to 30, and organizers have just announced another round of performers at this year's fest.   Cage the Elephant, Porter Robinson, Foster the People, Mutemath, Houndmouth, San Fermin, Haerts and Clairmont the Second have all been added to the 2017 roster.   They joined previously announced acts like Frank Ocean, Imagine Dragons, Flume, Justice, Solange, Marshmello, ScHoolboy Q, Vance Joy, Tegan and Sara, the Shins and many m…
03.29 / 14:25
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Rootsy Toronto rockers Torero delivered their self-titled album back in 2015, and while they're hard at work on the follow-up, the band are giving their first record another push with a string of Canadian tour dates and a brand new music video.   The group will start out east with a show in Halifax on April 18, before heading west through Moncton, St. Andrews, Fredericton and Saint John. They'll return home for a final show in Toronto on April 25. They're joined on the bill by …
03.29 / 14:25
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is set to induct its latest round of honourees next month, and more details of the star-studded ceremony have just been revealed.   A slew of performers have been added to the bill, including Lenny Kravitz (who will perform a tribute to Prince), Alicia Keys, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls.   As for presenters, Snoop Dogg was recently tapped to induct Tupac, while Dhani Harrison will induct ELO and Pat Monahan will induct Journey. They join p…
03.29 / 14:25
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Snoop Dogg will induct the late rapper Tupac Shakur into the Rock & Roll Hall of…
03.29 / 14:08
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After months of nonchalance (that some have interpreted as hostility), Bob Dylan will finally be picking up his Nobel Prize this weekend. The singer is slated to play shows in Stockholm, and as the BBC reports, he will meet with the Swedish Academy to physically receive his diploma and medal.   The award also comes with an 8 million kroner ($900,000 USD) prize, which is contingent on its recipient delivering a lecture. Dylan is reportedly slated to send in a taped Nobel address before …
03.29 / 14:00
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Currently back in the studio recording their next full length album, the band gave NP Sessions a sneak…
03.29 / 14:00
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A double-dose of incendiary British commentary and much…
03.29 / 13:35
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WASHINGTON - First it became the basis for an Oscar-nominated movie. Now, "Straight Outta Compton" — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in the nation's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious National Recording Registry. The album was one of 25…
Courtesy of Little Robot Friends Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Promotional consideration provided by Digifest After experiencing a breakthrough in consumer markets around the globe last year, the world of virtual reality is closer …
03.29 / 12:17
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Casual fans might note a more pop-oriented sound to Lydia Ainsworth's second album, Darling of the Afterglow, compared to her debut, but take a closer listen and it's apparent: Ainsworth's been writing pop songs from the start.   "I think it's more the fact that I wanted to take things to the next level with production and songwriting," Ainsworth tells Exclaim! over tea in Toronto's Danforth neighbourhood.   On top of the fact that she studied music at NYU, Right From Real's classical s…
03.29 / 12:17
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Dallas Green saw If I Should Go Before You as a band-focused record. So now he's touring the album pretty much…
03.29 / 11:29
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Nomination for rising ‘Picasso Leaning’ rapper has her up against Drake, Tory Lanez and mor…
03.29 / 11:06
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Not every Juno Award nominee can make a living off their music. Here's a look at one of this year's contenders who punches the clock at a day job before hitting the stage at night. Name: Jay Kartier Age: 36 City: Pickering, Ont. Juno nomination: Reggae recording of the year for "Who Feels…
TORONTO - Diana Panton is leading a double life. The Hamilton high school teacher hasn't told her students much about her other career as a Juno-winning jazz musician, but as she contends for a trophy at Saturday's Juno Awards gala dinner it's getting hard to dodge the subject. "If I'm…