“Knockout” is a fist-pumping, ground-pounding anthem to aggression, built around the bass line from Billy Idol’s “White Wedding.” ”Rollercoaster” is the kind of song with a chorus so catchy you’ll swear you’ve known it for years the first time you hear it.
The Beyonce-Dixie Chicks performance plenty of attention and rave reviews, and had many gushing. Reese Witherspoon tweeted, “Loving this!” during the performance.
“He obviously comes whenever he decides,” said gallery president Paul Green, who knows it would be fruitless to press the elusive Dylan for a certain date. “We don’t know whether he will come. We hope he will. He’s been deeply involved in every aspect of this exhibition.”
Founded through a joint effort of the Fox, Original Aurora Renewal and the now-defunct Crossover Project, the annual concert series features eight performances for traditionally underserved public school students
“We’ve talked for years about whether to honor a man at Women of the Year and we’ve always kind of put the kabash on it. You know, men get a lot of awards and aren’t exactly hurting in the celebration and honors department,” said Cindi Leive, Glamour’s editor-in-chief.
The Chanhassen City Council put the brakes on Paisley Park’s planned Oct. 6 opening as a permanent museum, citing concerns over traffic and parking. Many scheduled tours had to be canceled, disappointing fans who had already made travel plans.
Beyonce’s version of the clip showed the singer sitting atop a New Orleans police car sinking in floodwaters. It also includes images of a hooded black child facing police and graffiti scrawled on a wall that reads “Stop Shooting Us.”
“He was one of our great true eccentrics and such a big part of my life! Wow. Hard to believe!” Boy George said.
“Prince 4Ever” is a 40-song compilation of his biggest hits from his Warner Bros. days along with two previously unreleased songs: “Batdance” and “Moonbeam Levels.” It’s due in stores Nov. 22 and will feature a booklet with new Prince photos shot by photographer Herb Ritts.
The Queens rapper, half the ’90s hardcore duo with Havoc, has written a book with journalist Kathy Iandoli called “commissary kitchen: my infamous prison cookbook.” It’s out this month from Infamous, Prodigy’s own imprint at Akashic Books, based in Brooklyn where he now lives.