Lenny Kravitz Defends His Giant Scarf

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Lenny-Kravitz-and-Jimmy-FallonOne afternoon a while back, sexy famous rock guy Lenny Kravitz was leaving his house to do some shopping, and he happened to be wearing a scarf so big that you could use it to hide a full-grown elephant. Pictures of Kravitz in this leviathan scarf made their way around the internet and became a … More »

Watch Teyana Taylor Bring The Heat To The Tonight Show

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Teyana Taylor donned a New York Yankees cap and sashayed her way onto the Tonight Show stage last night. She performed a medley of “Gonna Love Me” and “Rose In Harlem,” both of which are featured on her album K.T.S.E., which came out back in June. More »

Watch Future Pay Tribute To Mac Miller In His Tonight Show Performance

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Future-on-The-Tonight-ShowFuture and Mac Miller never sounded anything remotely alike, even if they did team up on Mac’s 2013 track “Earth.” But their music explored a lot of the same ideas — depression, hedonism, the ways that those two things can intersect. And so it seemed sincere when Future preceded his performance on last night’s episode … More »

Watch Paul McCartney Do A Whole Lot On Fallon + Stream His New Album Egypt Station

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Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney’s new album, Egypt Station, comes out today. This week’s Week In Pop column looked at how it only pretends to be modern pop music, thankfully. Over the last couple weeks, McCartney has been making the promotional rounds: He went on Carpool Karaoke and got interviewed by Marc … More »

Watch Meek Mill Talk Prison Reform, Perform “Dangerous” On Fallon

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Meek-Mill-on-FallonMeek Mill has been playing a double role since he was released from prison back in April. He’d been in prison based on a pretty ridiculous probation violation, and his sentence — two to four years after a couple of minor violations — brought a whole lot of attention to how ridiculous the … More »

Watch August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper, & Karriem Riggins) Cover “Livin’ On A Prayer”

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Earlier this year, Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins formed the new supergroup trio August Greene and the rapper, pianist, and drummer released their first album together. More »

Watch Ariana Grande Cover Aretha Franklin With The Roots On Fallon

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Ariana GrandeAriana Grande appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon tonight to promote her new album, Sweetener. She was apparently just scheduled to participate in a comedy skit but, as TMZ lays out, producers asked her to perform a song in tribute to the late Aretha Franklin when she arrived on … More »

Remembering That Strange Moment When Korn Were Pop Superstars

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KornAt first, Korn were a myth to me. When they released their self-titled debut album in 1994, I was 11. I may have glimpsed their spooky dreadlocked scowls in magazines or TV ads, or wherever I found out about new music in that nascent internet era. But for a suburban Christian kid who spent his … More »

Watch Big Boi & Sleepy Brown Perform “All Night” On The Tonight Show

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Big-Boi-on-FallonBoomiverse, the last solo album from OutKast’s Big Boi, is now more than a year old, and it didn’t exactly set the world on fire when it came out. But Big Boi is still out on the endless promo trail, and he’ll head out on tour with Christina Aguilera this fall. Last night, … More »

Watch Jorja Smith Play “February 3rd” On Fallon

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Jorja SmithA couple months back I named Jorja Smith one of the new queens of UK R&B (along with “Boo’d Up” breakout star Ella Mai) on the strength of her debut album Lost & Found, a smoothly simmering collection informed by jazzy ’90s hip-hop and neo-soul. It was a statement of longevity from Smith after … More »