Cats, the movie adaptation of the Broadway musical adaptation of the T.S. Eliot poetry collection, hits theaters tonight. It promises advances in “digital fur technology” and the trailer broke the internet because it was so disturbing. It is currently scoring a 14% at Rotten Tomatoes. More »
The thing Luke Combs wants you to know about him is that he’s extremely normal, regular, average. Combs, one of the biggest things going in country music right now, just released an album called What You See Is What You Get. He’s a burly, bearded North Carolina native who removes his ballcap about as often … More »
Almost a year ago to the day, it was announced that Taylor Swift was going to star in a movie adaptation of the CATS musical. Along with Swift, the adaptation will star Jennifer Hudson, Idris Elba, Rebel Wilson, James Corden, and Ian McKellen. Directed by Tom Hooper, who also worked on The King’s Speech and 2012’s box … More »
Benny Blanco’s “Eastside” reached #1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart this week, completing a 31-week voyage to the top. The chart tracks Top 40 radio airplay, which means “Eastside” — a brisk, twilit collaboration with newly cemented radio mainstays Halsey and Khalid — has been in steady rotation at pop stations since late July. According … More »
Despite gifting fans earlier this year with a wide selection of music on 7, David Guetta has decided to adorn his fans with a follow up to one of the more prominent tracks from the project. This time, it’s a wild new video for his Bebe Rexha and J Balvin collaboration “Say My Name.” The newest landing is the fourth music video release for the French DJ’s seventh studio album, following “Don’t Leave Me Alone” with Anne-Marie, “Flames” with Sia, and “2U” with Justin Bieber.
Directed by Hannah Lux Davis, the video has all the makings of an underground jungle rave, with its outpour vibrant colors, exotic uniforms, and some palm tree-bound Iguanas and Toucans. The party appears to take place in several locations, including an empty, abandoned pool, and what can be perceived as a giant furnace burning behind Guetta and Balvin’s Throne Room.
Guetta’s two-sided 7 saw his darker, club-oriented sound from his more nascent production stages reborn alongside his modernized dance pop signature. 7 is his first album since Listen in 2014, with the former including features from Jason Derulo, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, and more.
At the 2018 MTV EMAs, Jason Derulo sang an operatic opening of Andrea Bocelli’s “Time to Say Goodbye” that transitioned into his hit single with David Guetta, “Goodbye” featuring Nicki Minaj. The display remained eye-catching from the start, with its subtle opening exploding into Guetta’s electronic pop rhythm amid a flurry of masked dancers and Derulo himseld clad in classic attire, dancing down a staircase built for a mansion. JD then makes his way down to center stage, where the masked dancers surround him in a routine that mimics synchronized swimming amidst Minaj’s catchy chorus. It seems the producers had a classic vision in mind, and summoned some nostalgia for the show. Not to mention, the performance proved David Guetta’s versatility in today’s music world — whether playing more minimal as his new Jack Back alias or blowing away the pop sphere, the French artist is a true chameleon of a musician and performer.
One of the most inspired running comedy bits in late-night television — a landscape increasingly dotted with not-particularly-inspired running comedy bits — is Mean Tweets, the Jimmy Kimmel Live franchise where famous people read angry shitposts about themselves and then give their most meme-friendly reaction faces. Musicians, for whatever reason, tend to be funnier than … More »
As long as there has been pop music, there have been boy bands. But ask any American about the “boy band era” and they’ll probably assume you’re talking about the turn of the millennium, when Backstreet Boys and NSYNC led an insurgent army of meticulously styled hormone-activating ensembles. These dreamboat teams were the predominant unit … More »
David Guetta has released two blockbuster collaborations from his upcoming new album. The first is a joint effort with with Jason Derulo called “Goodbye,” featuring Nicki Minaj and Willy William of “Mi Gente.” The second is the French veteran’s collaboration with afro house legend Black Coffee, “Drive.” Ripe off the announcement of his two-sided seventh studio album, aptly titled 7, dropping September 14, Guetta continues to deliver with a pair of singles from the upcoming project.
“Goodbye” samples Andrea Bocelli’s “Time to Say Goodbye,” fusing R&B with Caribbean rhythms. This super collaboration sounds like a billboard charting play, as Guetta has seen massive success collaborating with Minaj and Willy William is looking for another inescapable radio strike. Steam“Goodbye” on Apple Music and iTunes.
“Drive” has Black Coffee’s signature house rhythm with African mallets mixed with serene, Guetta-esque, vocal play from Delilah Montagu accompanied by lush, underlying melodies.