Majority of COVID-19 Restrictions Extended in Greater Sydney Area

Social distancing restrictions announced for the Greater Sydney area last week after a man in his 50s from Woollahra and his wife tested positive for community-transmitted COVID-19 will remain in place for at least another week. While the state has gone three days without experiencing any recorded community transmission, NSW Health expressed concern that the “missing link” had not yet been […]

Leyla Kumble Returns to WME as Agent

“Leyla’s ability to nurture the careers of a broad array of artists is second only to her ability to source the perfect material to match those artists with,” says Bradley Rainey, head of music for visual media, WME. “We are excited to welcome her to the team as the soundtrack business evolves rapidly.” Kumble began her career at WME working […]

E-40, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Too Short Form New Rap Group

Aging can be a humbling process, but it’s especially fraught in hip-hop. The inevitable march of time has generally been treated as an unforgivable weakness in a culture that often celebrates a particular masculine idea of strength. As a then-26-year-old Compton rapper the Game once put it in a presumed shot at Jay-Z: “You 38 and you still rapping? Ugh.” […]

The FBI Has Released Its Archival File on Kurt Cobain

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released an archival file relating to the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, 27 years after the rock icon died by suicide. The records, now publicly accessible, contain two letters sent to the Bureau requesting that they reopen the investigation into Cobain’s death in 1994. One claims that the police involved in the investigation […]

Coldplay Blasting to U.K. Top 10 With ‘Higher Power’

Expect “Higher Power” to enjoy a bump following Chris Martin and Co.’s performance of the song Sunday (May 9) on American Idol, and again at the top of the 2021 Brit Awards this Tuesday (May 11). At the summit of the chart blast is current No. 1 “Body,” by Tion Wayne & Russ Millions. Last Friday, the single lifted 4-1 to […]