6 Takeaways From Hardwell’s Intimate 2022 Reddit AMA – EDM.com

There’s a reason why Hardwell has maintained such a profound connection with his fans through the years. The Dutch dance music icon today hosted an intimate Reddit AMA (“ask me anything”) session, wherein he engaged with his fans and offered up deeply personal insights after returning from a four-year hiatus. He took the time to answer questions … Read more

Chris Brown Says He’s in Talks for a Potential Verzuz

Chris Brown may be headed into the Verzuz ring after all. The R&B superstar has been vocal about his thoughts on a potential Verzuz battle, but he may be singing a new tune. During an interview with Big Boy, Chris revealed that he has been in talks with the powers that be. “I’ma keep it … Read more

“The Job of Comedy Is to Offend”

Rowan Atkinson, star of Mr. Bean and Netflix’s new series Man vs. Bee, has slammed cancel culture in a new interview with The Irish Times, claiming, “The job of comedy is to offend.” It’s unclear what he sees as offensive about Man vs. Bee — in which a bumbling man tries to remove a malicious insect from a house full of breakable objects … Read more

How to Get Tickets to Kid Cudi’s 2022 Tour

Kid Cudi has got quite the quest laid out for the rest of 2022: On top of his starring role in the highly anticipated animated series Entergalactic, his contributions to the full accompanying soundtrack including the new single “Do What I Want,” and hosting duties at his inaugural, Moon Man’s Landing festival in Cleveland, Scott … Read more

H.E.R. Files Lawsuit to Be Released From Her Label, MBK Entertainment

H.E.R. wants out of her record contract. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is suing MBK Entertainment, the label owned by her longtime manager Jeff Robinson. According to legal documents, filed in Los Angeles on Thursday and obtained by The Blast, H.E.R. is suing for declaratory relief and violation of the business and professions code and is seeking … Read more

Soccer Mommy ‘Sometimes, Forever’ Review

“I don’t know how to feel things small,” Sophie Allison sings at the outset of her new album’s closing track. “It’s a tidal wave or nothing at all.” The Soccer Mommy auteur’s songs have always exemplified that truth. Allison can distill a roiling cauldron of emotions into streamlined bursts of melody, sketching out vivid scenes and internal monologues with her moonbeam of a voice. This, plus her knack for nifty chord-based guitar riffs, was central to Soccer Mommy’s appeal back when Allison was a teenager recording on a four-track at home in Nashville, and all of those skills remain crucial selling points here in her mid-twenties. But on Sometimes, Forever — the third Soccer Mommy album, out this week — she’s a long way from muddy DIY recordings.

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