Nile Rodgers has shed some light on Chic‘s first LP in 23 years. It’s About Time could feature collaborations with pop heavyweights Miley Cyrus, Diana Ross, Janelle Monae and Elton John. More »
Nile Rodgershas revealed more details of the forthcoming CHIC album: the first singles, the significance behind these songs and a short film created by Daft Punk in celebration of his music. More »
All you disco and funk lovers out there, get ready! CHIC are planning to make a comeback this summer. The legendary band has announced they are working on a new album! More »
Between this Monday’s release of the latest covers-stuffed War Child charity album—which includes the Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ take on “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” and Lily Allen‘s drowsy reworking of “Straight To Hell”—and the “what are your favorite cover songs” meme going around Facebook lately, I figured it would be fun to have us all share some of our favorite reworkings of popular songs. A few of mine after the jump, presented with minimal comment because after a week of scandals and Grammys and people not being dead I am wiped out. Feel free to share yours! The newer the better!
Billboard continues its coverage of the 50th anniversary of its flagship singles chart, the Hot 100, with a look at songs on its recently compiled all-time Hot 100 that have engaged in lyrical brand-dropping. Not surprising, there are a few hip-hop songs in the rundown (“Gold Digger,” “Low,” “Yeah!” More »