Best New Music Recommendations Based on Artists You Already Love

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(Getty Images) It's nearly the end of 2013, and you feel like you've exhausted the music you've loved all year. New releases have slowed to a trickle. There's no solace in the radio, where holiday songs have taken firm hold, and it all seems so stale. Rather than wait for the next big release by the artists you know and love, why not embark on a voyage of musical discovery? I've made it easy for you. Each week, I'll be highlighting five new bands that share similarities with established...Read Full Story

Rapper Chief Keef Expresses His Disappointment at Heading Back to Jail With Emoji Emoticons

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Rapper Chief Keef is back in custody once again over an alleged probation violation, but don't worry — he's not too hung up about it. At least not upset enough to use an emoji emoticon depicting tears or rage, anyway.On Wednesday night, Keef, aka Keith Cozart, posted the following message to Instagram:According to the Chicago Tribune, Keef wasn't lying — but he's not headed to jail this time around. After failing a random drug test, Keef is headed for 90 days in a treatment facility. The...Read Full Story

Does Eminem Diss Chief Keef on His New Song 'Rhyme or Reason'?

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(Getty Images | Instagram)Eminem's highly anticipated album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 doesn't hit stores until next week, but most of his fans have heard it in full already thanks to an illegal leak. Reactions to the new material have been all over the place, with twitter responses ranging from "so bad I want to just crawl into a hole and die" and "the best thing ever made." But there's one line in particular that some people are hung up on — did Eminem insult Chief Keef?In the song "Rhyme or...Read Full Story

50 Cent Admits Chief Keef Doesn't Listen to His Advice

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(Getty Images | Chief Keef)Rapper 50 Cent wishes nothing but the best for his fellow Interscope recording artist Chief Keef, but he'd be lying if he pretended he wasn't worried about the 17-year-old from time to time. In a new interview with Hartford's Hot 93.7, 50 says he's given the young rapper some sage advice, but that it doesn't seem to have taken hold."He’s completely influenced by his environment, but that’s the nightmare,” 50 Cent said of Keef, who has been arrested a string of times...Read Full Story

Kanye Explains His 'Yeezus' Album Title: It's His 'God Name'

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(PacificCoastNews)Kanye West held a listening party for his new album Yeezus at New York City's Milk Studios on Monday evening, revealing collaborations with the likes of Justin Vernon, Chief Keef, Daft Punk, and Kid Cudi. After the music stopped, Kanye took the mic to explain a few things, including the controversial album title."I wanna explain something about the title Yeezus," West announced. "Simply put, West was my slave name and Yeezus is my god name.”West's proclamation is fitting...Read Full Story