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(Los Angeles Times) – Megan Thee Stallion dropped a new single this week, her first since leaving her longtime label and after the end of the criminal case against Tory Lanez, who was sentenced to prison in August. The music video for “Cobra,” released late Thursday, begins with Megan’s mouth speaking aloud the song’s thesis, a nod to what […]

(NPR) – The popular singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett died on Friday after living with Merkel cell skin cancer for four years, according to an announcement posted to his website on Sunday. Buffett, 76, was well-known for his beach-themed soft rock music, with hits including “Margaritaville” and “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” “He continued to perform during treatment, playing his last show, […]

(CNN) – Lana Del Rey is hitting the road. Live Nation announced on Monday that the singer is heading out on a limited tour this fall. It all kicks off on Thursday, September 14 in Franklin, Tennessee and will make stops across ten cities in the US, including Austin, Texas, Tampa, Florida, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, […]

(People) – Clarence Avant, legendary music executive and film producer, has died. He was 92. Avant, who was hailed as godfather of Black entertainment, died at his home in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday, his family confirmed to PEOPLE.  “It is with a heavy heart that the Avant/Sarandos family announce the passing of Clarence Alexander […]

(CNN Edition) -DJ Casper, born Willie Perry, Jr., has died after a battle with cancer, his wife told CNN affiliate ABC7 Chicago on Monday. The Chicago native was reportedly 58. CNN has reached out to his family for comment. Casper was responsible for the popular song “Cha Cha Slide,” which came out 23 years ago this month. […]

(CNN) – The Princess of Pop is back! After a six-year hiatus, Britney Spears made her musical comeback on Friday with the release of “Hold Me Closer,” her collaboration with Elton John. The song, which is an EDM reimagining of John’s 1971 hit “Tiny Dancer,” marks Spears’ first new release since the legal victory last November that freed […]

Kanye West has reportedly been living at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium as the artist attempts to polish off his highly-anticipated new album “Donda.” The “Yeezus” rapper hosted a sold-out listening party at the stadium last week and planned to release the record on Friday. But the album’s arrival was delayed and Kanye remained holed up at the venue […]

(Today) – Sha’Carri Richardson can’t be with Team USA at the Olympic Games this week, but that doesn’t mean fans of the track star won’t be able to see her shine. Just as the competition kicks off in Tokyo, Richardson is taking part in a new campaign, nearly three weeks after a failed drug test left her out of the […]

Johnny Pacheco, the Dominican-born bandleader who co-founded the record label that turned salsa music into a worldwide sensation, died on Monday in Teaneck, N.J. He was 85. His wife, Maria Elena Pacheco, who is known as Cuqui, confirmed the death, at Holy Name Medical Center. Mr. Pacheco lived in Fort Lee, N.J. Fania Records, which […]

Laser 101 is proud to announce The Martin Garrix Show will be joining the Laser 101 lineup up on Friday, January 15th, 2020. The one hour show will be on every Friday at 8 pm. Here’s what you expect from Martin Garrix:    Martijn Gerard Garritsen needs no introduction. In a matter of 10 years, he’s risen […]

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