Kendrick Lamar Crowned “Generational Icon” By California State Senate: Morning Mix
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:: Kendrick Lamar called himself the “King Of New York” in the past, but now the rapper has been named Generational Icon by the California State Senate! The “King Kunta” artist is the 35th recipient of the award. [Miss Info]
:: Remember when we all thought Kanye West was casted in Spike Lee’s upcoming Chiraq film? Well, it turns out the news was false! The project is a musical comedy, which would’ve been a fun change for the serious artist. [Pitchfork]
:: There is trouble in the water for Tyga and his son’s mother, Blac Chyna. The former stripper now wants full physical custody of their 2-year-old child. [TMZ]
:: The latest installment in the Guitar Hero series, titled Guitar Hero Live, will arrive later this year. The video game’s music tracklist includes some major names in music — Ed Sheeran, The Killers, Skrillex, The Lumineers, Fall Out Boy, The Black Keys and more! [Consequence Of Sound]
:: Live Nation has unveiled their plans for an inaugural music awards show (as if we needed more of those). Look out for it on October 1, 2015 when it airs on TNT and TBS. [Billboard]
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