July 17, 2012


News Notes: Watch Lil Wayne, Big Sean in "My Homies Still" Video

Watch Lil Wayne and Big Sean Hang With Elephants in "My Homies Still" Video
Weezy goes weird and playful in the debut single from I Am not a Human Being II

Mandy Moore to Record New Album with Husband Ryan Adams
"He has a studio, so I definitely want to make my record there" [NME]

Tiësto Partners with GUESS Clothing
"I've had GUESS clothing in my wardrobe for years," the DJ admits without shame [Billboard]

Watch Nas Perform "Daughters" on "David Letterman"
Note to rappers: Live bands always sound better than DJs

Funk Brothers Bassist Bob Babbitt Dead at 74
Motown session man played on Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye hits [HitFix]

Deep Purple Founder Jon Lord Dead at 71
"Smoke on the Water" co-writer succumbs to pancreatic cancer [Guardian]

"Queen of Country" Kitty Wells Dead at 92
Country music's first female superstar had 35 Top 10 hits [Pitchfork]