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All You Need to Know About Post Malone in Vancouver

"Genre is stupid," Post Malone once said. "I just want to make music that I like to make." The 22-year-old star has found fame as a rapper while simultaneously distancing himself from the rap genre, which has made him a genuinely divisive figure in the hip-hop world. The man born Austin Post is
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Rachel Morrison named recipient of AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that trailblazing cinematographer Rachel Morrison, ASC (AFI Class of 2006) will receive the 2018 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal. This honor recognizes the extraordinary creative talents of AFI Conservatory alumni who embody the
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Jason Aldean review: 'Rearview Town' punts on his post

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason Aldean made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live. For the show's cold open, the country star and his band covered "I Won't Back Down," which functioned as a
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Tribeca: Nancy Meyers Talks Signature Look of Films, Attributes Long Career to "Strong Will"

The writer-director also talked about her long-term collaboration with Diane Keaton and why she made her directorial debut at the age of 48. Nancy Meyers always starts at the beginning-at least when she's starting a new screenplay. And during the Tribeca Talks event on Wednesday night, film critic Carrie Rickey started
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Dua Lipa & Sofi Tukker Add New No. 1s on Dance/Electronic Charts

'IDGAF' is Lipa's fourth Club leader & Sofi Tukker's album "Treehouse" launches. Dua Lipa lands her fourth No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, as "IDGAF" rises 2-1 (on the chart dated April 28). The poppy original was remixed by Ray Rhodes, Barry Harris & MSC and Dirty Disco, among others.
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Avicii's Cause of Death Eerily Compared To Kurt Cobain

You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Swedish DJ Avicii's cause of death has seemingly been announced by the family as an apparent suicide. "Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions. "An over-achieving perfectionist who traveled and worked
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Women Are Keeping Dancehall Fresh

In the cultural spaces from which dancehall music gets its name, women are usually the center of attention. The Jamaican genre's digital rhythms are calibrated to inspire female bodies to wine, as the vigorous gyration of the waist is known across the Caribbean, and the lyrics to gyal tunes like Tony Matterhorn's "Dutty Wine"
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Artist Spotlight: JJ Gonson

She first met him in 1989 at Green Street Station, a now-defunct venue steps away from the actual T stop in Jamaica Plain. Kurt and his bandmates crashed at Gonson's apartment after their set, rolling out foam mattress toppers on the floor underneath her record collection. They woke up to cartons of strawberry
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Diane Keaton once 'fooled' Jack Nicholson into believing she loved him

Nancy Meyers told an interesting story at the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday about Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson rehearsing a scene from her film Something's Gotta Give back in 2002. The 81-year-old former Hollywood Lothario was 'rattled' before shooting an intense love confession scene with the 72-year-old actress on the Manhattan streets.
Daily Mail


Kelis Details Alleged 'Mental and Physical Abuse' From Nas

Kelis has broken her silence. The "Milkshake" singer, 38, claimed in a new interview that her ex-husband, Nas, was abusive during their five-year marriage. "It was really dark. There was a lot of drinking. There was a lot of mental and physical abuse," Kelis told Hollywood Unlocked CEO Jason Lee on Thursday, April
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