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The Week In Pop: The Mis-MGMT Of Foster The People

Every few years, a musician achieves that rare combination of commercial dominance and critical acclaim — and therefore inspires lots of copycats — only to willfully retreat from the spotlight. This usually involves making an album designed to alienate mainstream audiences and/or distance the originator from the imitators. It also tends to create a vacuum [...]



Kanye Receives Probation, Anger Management In Paparazzi Attack Plea Deal

Let’s all close our eyes, take a deep breath, and savor the mental image of Kanye West in an anger management class. Because it’s happening. Last year, West was charged with criminal battery and attempted grand theft when he punched a photographer at LAX, wrestled him down, and tried to grab his camera. The photographer, [...]



Video: Jay-Z & Kanye West Live at the Samsung Concert Series at SXSW

Honestly though, this is how you know SXSW is over. And I’m not just saying that to sound prescient because I decided not to go this year. Miss Info ain’t lying. As far as corporate carpetbagging goes, it’s been pretty bad for a couple of years now, but looking at the size and scope of [...]

Kanye & Jay Z Brought The Throne To SXSW’s Samsung Owners

As previously reported, Kanye West and Jay Z headlined Samsung’s SXSW showcase last night at Austin Music Hall. Attendance was free for people with Samsung devices that have installed Samsung’s new streaming service Milk Music (not to be confused with these guys). As ABC notes, Samsung’s show was in direct competition with Kendrick Lamar and [...]



Kanye Names Coinye Creators In Lawsuit

While the Kanye-West-inspired crypto-currency debacle that is Coinye seemed to go on the back burner in mid-January when the site was shut down, West’s continued lawsuit has recently revealed many of the names of the formerly anonymous founders. You can see the amended lawsuit above. The suit no longer includes sites like Amazon, which were [...]



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