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Cleveland Rap Songs: T-Pain, Milford Jerome (and Iman Shumpert?) Get Behind Cavaliers

Tonight the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will go up against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors for the first game of the NBA championship. To get revved up for the series, Music Times has assembled hip-hop songs about each of the ...

Golden State Rap Songs: E-40, Mistah F.A.B. (and Lil B?) Get Behind Warriors

Tonight the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will go up against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors for the first game of the NBA championship. To get revved up for the series, Music Times has assembled hip-hop songs about each of the ...

Where Next For Third Man Records? Our Predictions: London, Austin and...Malta?

Jack White has always had his hometown Detroit's back, whether that means building baseball fields, paying off the debts of the local Masonic temple or—in this case—opening a new location for his Third Man Records. The rocker made headlines all ...

5 Incredible Transgender Musicians: Wendy Carlos, Antony, Laura Jane Grace and More

The world has been fixed on Caitlyn Jenner this week, after the former Olympic champion and current Keeping Up With The Kardashians star revealed her new feminine identity on the cover of Vanity Fair this week. News that might have provoked shock in ...

[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] Composer & Producer Photek Talks 'How to Get Away with Murder' Score

Electronic music DJ, record producer and three-time Grammy nominated remix artist Photek (a.k.a. Rupert Parkes) has always had a full plate when it comes to his career in the music industry, but his newest role as composer for the hit ABC crime drama ...

Young Thug, Lil Wayne, Travis Barker and More: Face and Head Tattoos in Music

Young Thug shocked the world when he revealed that he had gotten an ice cream cone tattooed on his face in tribute to Gucci Mane. "Shocked" might be a bit of a stretch, considering that the rapper has been on a tear of unpredictable behavior since ...

Ranking New Wave Vocalist Solo Debuts: Sting, Debbie Harry, David Byrne and More

On this date 30 years ago, Sting released his first solo album—The Dream of The Blue Turtles—after the inevitable split of the feuding Police. Some band vocalists have the chops to make it on their own, and some don't. Based on how Turtles did, ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Creepoid and ...

The Rolling Stones and University Songs: Will Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh and NC State Get Tributes?

The Rolling Stones made every Ohio State Buckeye fan go nuts (pun intended) when the band performed "Hang On Sloopy" at Ohio Stadium in Columbus last night. The band, probably the biggest touring act in the world aside from Paul McCartney, has a host ...

80 years of Herb Alpert: The Tijuana Brass, 'Whipped Cream' and...The Notorious B.I.G.?

Today marks the 80th birthday of Herb Alpert, one of the most accomplished individuals in American music, who doesn't get nearly enough appreciation from the younger generations of both fans and performers. Music Times wants to pay tribute to the ...

Joe Jackson, Murry Wilson, Marvin Gaye Sr. and Other Awful Music Parents

Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys' "Help Me Rhonda" reaching no. 1 on the Billboard charts. Although the song is of course a favorite of Boys fans, it's noted by more engaged followers of the group for its famous recording session. ...

10 Years of YouTube: Most Watched Music Videos, from Taylor Swift to Justin Bieber

It's the tenth birthday of YouTube and no media site should be more excited than Music Times. After all, of all the viral material that gets put on the world's busiest video site every day, so much of the service's biggest hitters are music videos. ...

Madonna, Janet Jackson vs Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj; Two Women-Dominated Hot 100s 25 Years apart

This week during 1990 marked a new high for female musicians everywhere, as all five of the top songs on the Hot 100 were performed by women. That sounds impressive but female performers have been getting their due even more so in recent years: ...

Taylor Swift's 7 Most Watched Videos ('Bad Blood' is Only No. 16!)

Taylor Swift fans already know that "Bad Blood," the most recent single from Taylor Swift's 1989, has been tearing up YouTube thanks to a music video starring Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Lena Dunham, Ellie Goulding and a multitude of others. That ...

The Charts and Afghanistan 2001: Alicia Keys, Jay Z and Nickelback [Memorial Day Special]

Memorial Day 2015 bears a special significance for two reasons: More importantly, it's the first time in 14 years that the holiday has been celebrated with no American troops involved in a "major ground war," and it's also the 25th anniversary of the ...

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