Chief Keef has been released from his contract with Interscope Records. It is speculated that the Chicago rapper will release his sophomore album, Bang 3, through his own Glo Gang imprint.
A Japanese science-fiction award, called The Hoshi Prize, has now been opened up to submissions by computers and aliens. The identity of entrants will be kept secret as organisers hope to encourage competition between humans and computers.
Hitch is the latest in the list of films announced for TV adaptations.Will Smith and Fox have teamed up to develop a spin-off of the hugely successful romantic comedy. The announcement comes after it was revealed that Marley and Me will also be remade for TV.
Chance the Rapper is hoping to release a free album, Surf, by the end of the year. The album was recorded with Chance’s band, The Social Experiment, and features a collaboration with Francis Starlite of Francis and the Lights.
Riot grrl legends Sleater-Kinney have announced their reunion and a new album, No Cities to Love, for release in 2015.
Run the Jewels’s remix album of Run the Jewels 2 using entirely cat sounds, Meow the Jewels, has been successfully crowdfunded. The album will feature contributions from Zola Jesus and Just Blaze, amongst others.
Dropkick Murphys have announced two Dublin shows which take place on St Patrick’s Day 2015. The Celtic punk rockers famous for “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” will play two shows in Vicar Street.
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