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It was only last Friday night that Kanye West and Def Jam flew 150 press people to nowhere, Wyoming. They were treated to the...
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I would go back and see "Sweeney Todd" in its current incarnation every night if  I could. The version I saw recently (for the...
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The amazing Billy Preston died 12 years ago today. He was one of the great music stars of all time-- the only artist ever...
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Some good news about the Grammy Awards and their ilk: I'm hearing the new annual Grammy salute concert for Lifetime Achievement will be in...
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The Michael McDonald who is chairman of MusiCares is not the star who sings "What a Fool Believes." (He's a very nice guy anyway.) This...
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Kanye West is very happy right now, so I don't want to burst his bubble. So: released on Friday, his mini album "Ye" with seven...
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I told you folks about Shawn Mendes first, about three years ago when he played his...
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Kanye West is the king of sampling-- taking obscure music from the 60s and 70s and using it for himself. If he pays the...
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Well, here I was so excited about a guy named Trade Martin. He wrote the main sample in Kanye West's new album on the...
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Kanye West's 23 minute album begins with a spoken word (rap) moment with these lyrics: "I thought about killing you/Premeditated murder. I thought about...