Random Music News for Thursday, March 31, 2016
On this day in 1949, Newfoundland became Canada’s tenth province. Now, in music news…
- Spotify has raised another $1 billion in financing. Now officially too big to fail?
- Meet the female Afghan rapper (!!!) dedicated to helping girls sold as child brides.
- Melissa Etheridge almost had Brad Pitt’s babies. Wait–what?
- The rap album that prompted a murder investigation.
- How much do you miss the music of the 90s? Do you miss it this much?
- Does your cat have an accent? You heard me.
- Study says sad songs are good for helping people grieve. (Duh.)
- Who be the drummer for the Guns ‘N Roses reunion? Steve Adler?
- If you have time: Elvis Costello’s 500 favourite albums. (Via Adam)
- The frontman for Five Finger Death Punch has been hospitalized.
- Empire is a flop for Fox overseas. Is it because of a rejection of diversity on TV or because the show is bad?
- A live album from Motorhead’s final show will be released soon.