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Kendrick Lamar Drops 'King Kunta' Music Video, Touring and Perfoming in Hometown Compton

Kendrick Lamar has dropped the music video for "King Kunta," the confirmed third single from his album To Pimp A Butterfly. The theme of music video is no secret from the start, opening with a sign that reads "Welcome to Compton." The rest of the ...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bracket Challenge Final Four: Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, The Smiths and Joan Jett Battle for Championship

Heavy hitters such as Nine Inch Nails, Green Day have both moved on to the Final Four of Music Times' annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tournament, while some upsets have gotten through to the Final Four as well. By combining the obsessive ...

Best Musical Pranks: Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails and More Celebrate April Fools Day

If you've been reading the news today, especially on Music Times, you know that you've got to watch your back: It's April Fools and irresponsible music media sites are out to get you. We decided to go back and find five of the most epic, dedicated ...

NSA Ties Pharrell Williams to "Revenge-Driven" Plot to Drench Nickelodeon Headquarters in Slime

The NSA has detained "Happy" songwriter Pharrell Williams, alleging that the performer/producer was behind a massive plot to douse the entirety of Nickelodeon Studios with thousands of gallons of slime.

Kendrick Lamar First Performer with Two Weeks Atop Billboard 200 Since Taylor Swift; First R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Since Beyonce

Kendrick Lamar and To Pimp A Butterfly pulled off something that few performers outside of Taylor Swift have managed to wrangle in the last few months: holding the no. 1 position on the Billboard 200 for more than one week. The album spent a second ...

Bloods Protest Selection of Snoop Dogg for 2015 MLB All-Star Game Performer at Cincinnati Reds Home Field

Representatives for the United Bloods Affiliates have released a statement denouncing the decision of Major League Baseball to feature Snoop Dogg as part of the 2015 MLB All-Star Game entertainment, which will be held at the Cincinnati Reds' Great ...

Zayn Malik Loses Thousands of Twitter Followers after Naughty Boy Song Posting, One Direction Gains Big

Zayn Malik claimed when he left One Direction that he wanted to step back from the spotlight, so when producer Naughty Boy released a solo recording earlier this week (claiming it to be a solo Malik track), the backlash from irritated Directioners ...

5 Seconds of Summer Announces Huge Tour amongst Rumors of Second Album Leak

Australian idols 5 Seconds of Summer may not have leaked a second album this week (as some online prankers claimed) but the four-piece did announce a huge tour to kick off during May. The band will travel Europe before heading home to Australia for a ...

Joni Mitchell Undergoing Intensive Care in Los Angeles; No Word on Health Issue Affecting Folk Icon

Folk icon Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Los Angeles and is in intensive care, according to a statement from the performer's team and USA Today.

NBC Names 'The Wiz' as Next Live Adaptation, but Who Will Fill Diana Ross and Michael Jackson's Shoes?

NBC has announced the newest installment of its live musical broadcasts, declaring that 'The Wiz' will be the next target of its ambitions, following the performance of 'Peter Pan' during 2014 and 'The Sound of Music' during 2013, starring Carrie ...

Picking The Final Four and NCAA Championship by Music Alumni: Will Kentucky, Duke, Wisconsin or Michigan State Win Out?

Music Times attempts to predict this weekend's Final Four basketball games and ultimately who will take the NCAA Championship game—Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke or Michigan State—by checking out what famous musicians attended the respective colleges.

70 Years of Eric Clapton: Ranking Slowhand's Best Songs by Decade, Including 'Layla' and More

Eric Clapton has been one of the most renowned guitarists of all time (ranked no. 2 all time by Rolling Stone, behind only Jimi Hendrix), spreading his six-string and vocal work across bands such as The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, ...

Asian Kung-Fu Generation Releasing New Album, Recorded at Foo Fighters' Private Studio 606

Japanese alt-rock act Asian Kung-Fu Generation will be releasing its eighth album during May, to be titled Wonder Future.

Zayn Malik Quits One Direction: Band Removes Vocalist from Tour Montage Video, Assigns Solo Parts

The world of One Direction was rocked last week when—just after leaving the band's "On The Road Again" Tour—Zayn Malik officially quit the boy band. The group has continued on the tour as Directioners continue to recover from the trauma (as ...

Ariana Grande Adds New 'Honeymoon' Tour Dates with Prince Royce; 40 More Shows Across North America

Ariana Grande has been doing alright on the road and has added a litany of new tour dates, along with the announcement that Puerto Rican standout Prince Royce will serve as opener. The shows will kick off during mid-July, giving the pop star a ...

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