Jim Morrison Says 'Fat Is Beautiful' in Newly Unearthed Interview

Jim Morrison was a fan of flab as a newly unearthed 1969 interview with the Doors frontman reveals In it he explains why “fat is beautiful” to director/journalist Howard Smith and relays how he made the most of his meal plan while in college growing to about 185 pounds…

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Beastie Boys' Mike D Feeds Hurricane Sandy Victims With Free Food Truck

After Hurricane Sandy left tens of thousands of Brooklyn residents without power or heat Beastie Boys’ Mike D wasted no time extending a hand to his beloved hometown The rapper quietly began a free food truck called the Rockaway Plate Lunch which it is still in operation today – and…

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How Bob Dylan Took Flight

Even if you were among the handful of people who bought Bob Dylan’s 1962 self-titled debut you couldn’t have predicted The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan the 1963 folkie touchstone where Dylan transformed American songwriting and blew the minds of everyone from his coffeehouse compatriots to the Beatles The debut album was…

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Drake Scopes Volleyball Babes in '5AM in Toronto'

He started at the bottom now he’s watching beach volleyball (possibly at five in the morning) In the new video for “5AM in Toronto” Drake leads his crew through a late night indoor volleyball club packed with partiers and uh well-toned women while he spits his latest bout of unhindered…

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John Mayer Confirms Katy Perry Breakup

John Mayer confirmed his split with Katy Perry during an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show though kept the specifics of their breakup under wraps “It was a very private relationship going in” Mayer said “It was a private relationship during and it’s a private relationship still” Perry and Mayer called it…

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Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial Begins in Los Angeles

A wrongful death lawsuit Michael Jackson’s family filed against concert promoter AEG Live over the pop singer’s death in 2009 goes to trial today in Los Angeles where AEG will argue that Jackson was to blame for his own demise  The lawsuit claims that AEG was responsible for Jackson’s death on…

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Tech N9ne Recruits Serj Tankian, Cee Lo for New Album

“I’m the rock & roll nigger” Tech N9ne tells Rolling Stone After working with the Deftones for the song “If I Could” on 2011’s All 6s and 7s the Kansas City Missouri rapper is taking another step towards cementing that status on his forthcoming Something Else “One of the members of…

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Jay-Z Launches Roc Nation Sports Agency, Signs Robinson Cano

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has launched a new sports management company Roc Nation Sports and signed New York Yankees all-star second baseman Robinson Canó as their first client “Because of my love of sports it was a natural progression to form a company where we can help top athletes in various sports the…

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Flashback: Guns N' Roses Play 'November Rain' With Elton John

It’s very difficult to pick a single highlight from the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards U2 performed “Even Better Than the Real Thing” (by satellite) with Dana Carvey on drums Nirvana played “Lithium” and Michael Jackson checked in from a tour stop in London with “Jam” and “Black or White”…

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Flaming Lips Get Bloody and Weird in 'Ashes in the Air'

Blood nudity and totally bonkers special effects It’s the essential combination for every weird Flaming Lips video and their new clip for “Ashes in the Air” has all of that – and some cannibalism too The song featuring Bon Iver comes from the Lips’ 2012 double-LP of collaborations The Flaming Lips…

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