Random music news for Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The first-ever video posted on YouTube, “Me at the Zoo,” was posted on this day in 2005. Moving on to music news for April 23, 2019…

  1. The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney got married.
  2. Rapper Nipsey Hussle may be gone, but his merch business is exploding.
  3. Meanwhile, Kanye is selling “church socks” for $50.
  4. According to this list, being a radio DJ is one of the worst jobs in America. Here’s another look at that.
  5. These death metal guys went busking on the NYC subway system.
  6. And then there’s The Singing Waitress. Let’s see what happens with this video.
  7. There’s been another iPhone 11 leak. The next model might look like this.
  8. Leafs fans should petition to keep Drake away from home games. The Drake Curse seems to be in full effect.
  9. The original Lollapalooza lineup from 1991: Where are they now?
  10. He’s still dead, but Prince will publish his memoirs this fall.
  11. Spotify and Apple are being accused of pro-American bias when it comes to their charts.
  12. Trouble getting out of bed in the morning? Try using a peppy pop song instead of a standard alarm.
  13. Meanwhile, back in China
  14. These are the world’s most popular websites.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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