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Justin Timberlake’s newest movie Bad Teacher was released in theaters this past weekend, where it scored an impressive $31 million at the box-office. The success of his newest cinematic venture is just another nail in the coffin that was his music career. He’s made it clear that “music is not my focus right now”, but when, JT, when?! As desperate as we are for Timberlake to step back in the studio (and not just for another Lonely Island digital short), he isn’t the only artist at the top of their game who either fled from the spotlight or focused their energy on alternate projects. Check out the nine other acts we’re practically begging to release new tunes. More »
During the Bush administration, everyone seemed to agree: there were no protest songs. Or, at least, no good ones. At any rate, it definitely wasn’t like the ’60s. In her latest blog post for NPR, Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein provides a welcome correction to this idea, noting both how many protest songs there were and how widespread the perception was that releasing a protest song was a bad idea. But even if there were protest songs, surely they didn’t have the same effect as in the ’60s, right?