Author Archives: M Fund

On the Charts: Wale Keeps the Hip-Hop Summer Rolling

The summer’s big hits – Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Imagine Dragons’ Night Visions Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” – continue to crystallize into chart fixtures But overall sales are dropping Albums are down six percent compared to last year and singles are down two percent…

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Fun. to Perform at White House's Salute to the Troops on July 4th

Fun will add another milestone to their high-profile year when they perform at the White House’s fifth annual Salute to the Troops concert on the Fourth of July Random Notes Hottest Rock Pictures President Obama his family and the USO will host the Grammy-winning group and over 1200 troops and their families…

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Peter Gabriel Records New Song for Film 'Words With Gods'

Peter Gabriel hasn’t released a new album of original material in over a decade but he’s managed to keep busy with other projects The art-rocker will contribute an original song and an original score to Words With Gods an anthology of nine short films centered on religion and spirituality and…

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'Patience' by Shortcircles – Free MP3

Artist ShortcirclesSong “Patience”Album Between Waves “The collaboration between Lizzy and I happened pretty seamlessly” Shortcircles’ Matt Tammariello tells Rolling Stone “The entirety of our exchange was done via email but that didn’t keep the collaborative process from remaining natural I would send over a track and she would record vocals and…

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Kris Kross's Chris Kelly Died of Drug Overdose: Medical Examiner

Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly died of a drug overdose an Atlanta-area medical examiner said on Monday A toxicology screening showed the rapper had a combination of drugs in his system at the time of his death on May 1st The Associated Press reports He was 34  Paramedics found Kelly unresponsive on a couch in…

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Lou Reed Released From Hospital

Lou Reed was treated for dehydration at a Long Island emergency room over the weekend and released It was the rocker’s latest trip to the hospital coming less than two months after Reed underwent a liver transplant in May The former Velvet Underground frontman was taken by ambulance to Southampton Hospital…

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Iamsu Honors His Faith in 'Father God' – Premiere

On the heels of his edgy breakout track “Mobbin” Iamsu looks inward giving respect to the Big Man on “Father God” Culled from the mixtape KILT 2 the song’s accompanying video finds the rising Bay Area star using the mic for more than just getting paid – or as he…

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Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop' Video: Scene By Scene

Since hitting YouTube in late June Miley Cyrus’ fast-paced non-sequitur-packed clip for her hit single “We Can’t Stop” has racked up more than 45 million views and counting The video’s origins date back to a conversation that Brooklyn-based director Diane Martel – who also oversaw the much-debated clip for Robin…

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Jennifer Lopez Unaware of Turkmenistan Rights Issues, Publicist Says

Jennifer Lopez wouldn’t have performed a private concert for an audience including the president of Turkmenistan last weekend had she been aware of the country’s record on human rights her publicist said in a statement reported by Reuters Lopez sang “Happy Birthday” to President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov at a concert she gave in the former Soviet republic…

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Pharrell Seeks Court Ruling on Trademark Case

Pharrell has filed papers in a New York City federal court asking a judge to declare that his “i am OTHER” trademark is not infringing on the “I AM” trademark owned by william The Associated Press reports The legal papers seeking a declaratory judgment of non-infringement is the latest move from Pharrell…

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