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Peace of Stage company presenting Woodstock collectibles to artists performing at festival’s site this weekend

Courtesy of Peace of StageIn conjunction with Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, representatives of the Peace of Stage company — which sells collectibles made from actual pieces of the 1969 event’s stage — are in Bethel, New York, this week, presenting some special items to the famous artists performing at the site of the historic festival. The…read more »

Hoobastank announces 15th anniversary “The Reason” reissue

Island/UMeHoobastank has announced a 15th anniversary vinyl reissue of the band’s 2003 sophomore album, The Reason. The package will include a bonus acoustic version of the single “The Reason,” which became Hoobastank’s biggest hit. Along with the vinyl reissue, Hoobastank is also releasing a digital deluxe version of The Reason, featuring an additional four bonus tracks.…read more »

JAY-Z’s debut album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ no longer exclusive to TIDAL

ABC/Randy HolmesFresh on the heels of his partnership with the NFL, JAY-Z is giving fans even more to talk about by making his 1996 debut album, Reasonable Doubt, available on several streaming services.  Friday, the music mogul’s independent distribution company, Equity Distribution, announced the seminal effort would be streamed on Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Napster, Slacker, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music,…read more »

Chance the Rapper’s “Big Day”: Receives SoundCloud Award for a billion streams

(L-R) SoundCloud Global Head of Artist Relations & Label Services Lisa Ellis, Chance the Rapper, SoundCloud President, Mike Weissman; Credit: SANGO_NYC Chance the Rapper certainly had a Big Day on Friday: After performing in New York’s Central Park as part of ABC’s Good Morning America summer concert series, he received a special award from SoundCloud.…read more »

Gabrielle Union to produce and star in as yet untitled interracial rom-com

ABC Image Group LA Gabrielle Union has been tapped to star in a new romantic comedy inspired by a real-life interracial couple. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Union will star in and co-produce Chester Tam’s yet-titled romantic comedy at Screen Gems that is inspired by his real life relationship. The film will star Union as a newly single…read more »

Summer Walker announces ‘The First and Last Tour’

LVRN/Interscope RecordsSummer Walker is set to take her talents on the road this fall, as part of her newly-announced The First and Last Tour. Friday, the sultry singer unveiled the dates for the 34-city trek which is slated to kick off in New Orleans on October 26. Summer will be venturing across the U.S. and visiting major cities such…read more »

The Neighbourhood premieres new single, “Middle of Somewhere”

Credit: Adam AlessiThe Neighbourhood has premiered a new single called “Middle of Somewhere,” which you can download now via digital outlets. The track is accompanied by a video starring a silver-painted frontman Jesse Rutherford standing in a field. The clip is streaming now on YouTube. “Middle of Somewhere” follows The Neighbourhood’s 2018 self-titled album, which…read more »

O-Town to debut music video for “Off” on Saturday

Walt Disney Television/Lou RoccoFollowing the release of their new album earlier this month, O-Town will be debuting the music video for the album’s lead single, “Off,” on Saturday. The visual for the sexy dance track will have its live world premiere on MTV Live, MTVU and on the Times Square Viacom billboards. It’ll air starting…read more »