Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lead Oscars shortlist

Thom Yorke, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga lead Oscars shortlist

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar and reigning pop diva Lady Gaga lead the shortlist of the two main music categories for the Oscars in 2019. The category of Best Original Song will see Yorke’s score for the remake of classic horror movie Suspiria battling it out against Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s All The Stars from the Black Panther soundtrack. After being heavily tipped for a Best Actress Oscar, Lady Gaga also received…

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Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen have been confirmed as the headline acts for this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The three international acts will each headline one night of the outdoor musical festival, which is staged annually in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and takes place on Wednesday 22th, Saturday 25th and Wednesday 29th August 2018. Previous headliners include Eminem, Paolo Nutini, The Killers and Biffy Clyro. Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts, said:…

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Listen to The Weeknd’s new album My Dear Melancholy

Listen to The Weeknd’s new album My Dear Melancholy

Canadian R&B star The Weeknd has released a new album: My Dear Melancholy. And you can listen to it right here. The new album comes just 18 months after the Grammy-winning effort Starboy, which featured collaborations with Daft Punk and Lana Del Rey. The Weeknd – real name Abęl Tesfaye – recently teamed up with Kendrick Lamar on the Black Panther soundtrack single Pray for Me. The six-track My Dear Meloncholy is executive produced by…

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Kendrick Lamar set for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar set for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed as the first headliner of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The Grammy-winning international icon is set to headline the outdoor festival in Glasgow on Wednesday 29, August 2018. One of the defining hip-hop artists of our generation, Lamar is a true visionary and era-defining performer and a massively exciting addition to the bustling Scottish live line-up in 2018. His fourth album, DAMN, saw him reach new heights, picking up Best Rap Album at…

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Listen to new N.E.R.D. track featuring Kendrick Lamar

Listen to new N.E.R.D. track featuring Kendrick Lamar

Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have released a politically-charged new track called Don’t Don’t Do It!, a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean. You can listen to it here. The song follows on from Rihanna-featuring comeback single Lemon, Rollinem 7’s featuring Andre 3000 and Future collab 1000. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, N.E.R.D mainman Pharrell Williams explained how the track was inspired by the death of Keith…

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