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  1. Exclusive: Listen to 'N1go,' New Music From World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Billboard

    New York's next generation of rappers is defined by collectives -- A$AP Mob from Harlem, Flatbush Zombies from Brooklyn, and of course, the jubilant World's Fair from Queens. Remy Banks is a part of the latter, and after the success of their debut Bastards of the Party , he's returning to the scene with a solo project, entitled higher.

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  2. Check Out Mumford & Sons' North American Tour Dates & 'The Wolf' Live VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Billboard

    Mumford & Sons first post-banjo studio album, Wilder Mind , is due May 4, and today the quartet dropped some big news to go along with it. They shared a batch of North American tour dates, starting with a June 2 show in Brooklyn's Coney Island.

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  3. Barclays Center Eyes West Coast Expansion for Booking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Billboard

    The group behind the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, says it is expanding to add a presence in Los Angeles within the next three months. The plan is to hire a veteran executive with close connections to the entertainment industry "who has spent time on the West Coast and knows how to navigate all the mines that exist," Barclays CEO Brett Yormark tells The Hollywood Reporter .

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  4. A Runaway at 16, Busking Since 2008: All About the 'Louie' Street PerformerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Billboard

    "I don't watch that much TV, but I love Louis C.K.; he's hilarious," says Morgan O'Kane. Adds the show's star: "I'd never seen anyone that sounded like [Morgan]."

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  5. HBO Acquires Mavis Staples DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Billboard

    HBO has acquired the U.S. television rights for Jessica Edwards' documentary on Mavis Staples, Mavis! , and Films We Like has sealed a deal for all rights in Canada. The film had a well-received world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March.

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  6. Jeff Rosenstock Plays All 5 NYC Boroughs in 24 Hours in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Billboard

    When Jeff Rosenstock set out to plan a release show for his 2015 album We Cool? , he wanted to do things a little differently. So he decided to put his own sanity on the line while simultaneously testing the efficiency of New York's public transit system.

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  7. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy: 'If You Think Music Is Silly, Try the Film Business'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Billboard

    In 2011, James Murphy did something almost unheard of in the music industry: He walked away from stardom. Tired of the taxing cycle of writing, recording and promoting albums as leader of LCD Soundsystem -- and not wanting to become so famous he could no longer ride the New York subway -- Murphy pulled the plug on the influential dance-rock group as it began to find a wider audience.

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  8. Edward Snowden and John Oliver Talk About D--k Pics, Hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Billboard

    If we learned anything from John Oliver 's super-secret one-on-one interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden , which aired Sunday on HBO's Last Week Tonight , it's that A) Few Americans probably know who is, and B) The spy agency does not have a department solely dedicated to collecting photos of your junk. Oliver traveled to Russia to secure the interview with Snowden, who is sought by U.S. authorities for leaking thousands of NSA documents, and though there were plenty of laughs the host made sure to grill the asylum-seeker about the seriousness of his situation.

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  9. Executive Turntable: Moves at MSG, Matador, Razor & Tie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Billboard

    A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including Madison Square Garden, ASCAP, Def Jam, Stingray and more. -- PRS for Music hired PR veteran Jonathan Morrish in a consultancy role at the company.

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  10. Matthew Barney Sues Bjork for Custody of Their DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Billboard

    Two years after splitting with Matthew Barney , Bjork 's spat with her former partner has entered the legal system. Matthew Barney filed suit against Bjork in the Brooklyn Supreme Court on March 31, 2015, demanding more custody of their 12-year-old daughter.

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  11. Singer-Songwriter Laura Marling on Her 'Anarchy in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Billboard

    "You can't be found if you're not on all alone," Laura Marling murmurs within swallowing distance of the microphone on "Easy," a finger-picked trip down memory lane on her fifth studio LP, Short Movie . This thought -- the perspicacious U.K. singer-songwriter hesitates to call it a revelation -- came to Marling upon revisiting her Brit Award-winning and Mercury Prize-nominated discography, which she's been building since she was 18. Increasingly alienated in her new home of Los Angeles, Marling realized she had to feel this way in order to find herself as a musician.

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  12. Teen Metal Act Unlocking the Truth Looking to Sever Ties With SonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Billboard

    Unlocking the Truth, the heavy metal band of three African-American teens from Brooklyn who signed a much-ballyhooed contract with Sony, is looking to become a free agent. "Our attorneys are working on our exit from Sony now," guitarist, songwriter and singer Malcolm Brickhouse said at the March 14 world premiere of Breaking a Monster , a documentary on how the band rose from playing the sidewalks of Times Square to the main stage of Coachella and Vans Warped Tour.

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  13. NY Assembly Budget Includes Tax Credit, Covering Up to 35%...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Billboard

    Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced Tuesday that the Assembly's one-house budget will include a tax credit to companies that record and produce music in New York state, intended to create jobs for music industry workers. The Empire State Music Production Tax Credit is supposed to benefit the wide range of music professionals, from musicians to engineers and sound mixers, with a 25 percent credit downstate and 35 percent credit upstate available to music production companies.

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  14. Kevin Hart Is On Track for the Biggest Comedy Tour of All...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Billboard

    Kevin Hart is an enormously popular comedian, with hit movies, albums and television appearances, a huge fan base and global name recognition. Yet it may come as a surprise to learn that his upcoming What Now? tour, which begins April 9 in Texas, is on track to become the highest grossing comedy tour ever reported to Billboard Boxscore, selling more than 600,000 tickets and grossing $35 million to date -- and it's only March.

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  15. 'Rip Diy' Photography Exhibit Preview:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Billboard

    Last year was a bad one for so-called "DIY" venues, performance spaces that are barely legal, if at all. In New York City alone, 10 shuttered : of those, Williamsburg's Death by Audio , Glasslands, and 285 Kent are perhaps the most recognizable.

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  16. Mumford & Sons Return with 'Wilder Mind':...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Billboard

    Mumford & Sons will follow up their 2012 sophomore album Babel , which won the Grammy award for album of the year, this spring with Wilder Mind , their third effort for Glassnote Records. The new album is due out on May 4, the band announced on Monday , and will support the album with more 'Gentlemen of the Road' stopover tour dates, with support from Foo Fighters , the Flaming Lips and many more.

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  17. Holychild Announce Debut Album via Glassnote Records &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Billboard

    A shimmer of summer's heat wave has arrived in the form of rising Los Angeles duo Holychild, who will release their debut album, cheekily titled The Shape of Brat Pop to Come , via Glassnote Records. Holychild's Louie Diller co-produced the LP with Grammy-winning producers Greg Wells , and additional production from Cian Riordan .

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  18. Lesley Gore, Singer-Songwriter of 'It's My Party,' Dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Billboard

    A singer-songwriter who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst "It's My Party" and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me" has died. Lesley Gore was 68. According to her partner of 33 years, Gore died Monday of cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.

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  19. Bobby Shmurda Speaks Out About His Gang-Related Charges:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Billboard

    When Bobby Shmurda , the charismatic star of the surprise 2014 hit "Hot N---a," emerged from the back of a New York County Supreme Court room in January, the 20-year-old looked sad and serious. Shmurda sat very still at the defense table, showing none of the viral persona that was responsible for 102 million YouTube views, a $2 million record deal and the international "Shmoney Dance" craze.

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  20. Barry Manilow on His Final Tour: 'For Me, It's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Billboard

    Barry Manilow says he's not kidding about the One Last Time! title of his latest -- and, he maintains, final -- concert tour. "It's the last big tour," Manilow tells Billboard.

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