Did You Hear?
:: Chris Brown and Drake are going at each other again, only this time in the courts, stemming from their involvement in a June brawl at a New York City nightclub. They’re both trying to avoid paying damages to the French model who was injured in the fracas. [TMZ]
:: Epic Records has issued a formal apology after Lil Wayne ignited controversy with a distasteful lyric about Emmett Till on a remix of Future‘s “Karate Chop.” Till’s brutal murder in 1955 was a symbolic moment that helped spark the civil rights movement. Out of respect for the Till estate, Epic has promised to do everything they can to remove the unauthorized version of the song from the Internet. [MTV]
:: Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator announced an April 2 release date for his new album, Wolf. It’ll have three different covers, all of them brilliantly stupid. [Pitchfork]
:: The South by Southwest schedule is finally out! Over 2,000 bands will descend upon Austin, TX from March 12-17, and this grid is the only thing keeping the city from devolving into utter anarchy during that time. [SXSW]
:: Leona Lewis has split from Modest! Management after six years with the firm. The split was amicable, and Lewis hasn’t lined up a new manager but is reportedly in discussions with Front Line. [Music Week]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can catch on the tube today.
Music On TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — The Maccabees
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — FM Radio
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Gloriana
:: Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Alicia Keys