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Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer Prize for ‘Damn.’

That's "Pulitzer Prize winner and rapper Kendrick Lamar" to you.Image: C FLANIGAN/GETTY IMAGES Kendrick Lamar is officially a Pulitzer Prize winner. On Monday, the rapper was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his fourth studio album, DAMN., which was released almost exactly one year ago today on April 14, 2017. KENDRICK LAMAR WON A DAMN PULITZER. LEGEND. THE LITERARY GENIUS OF KENDRICK LAMAR STRIKES AGAIN!!!! — REEsus Christ Superstar (@ReeAmilcarScott) April 16, 2018 Beychella and Kendrick winning the Pulitzer within 48 hours pic.twitter.com/V6jjsFAlpY — Tananarive Due (@TananariveDue) April…

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Coachella is no more. After Beyonc’s 2018 set, it is officially ‘Beychella’

Image: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella  “I took some time to live my life, but don’t think I’m just his little wife.” Beyoncé is back. After bailing on her headlining spot at 2017’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival due to her pregnancy, Queen Bey finally had her moment. It was a big one for Coachella too: She was the first woman of color to headline the festival. SEE ALSO: Here’s why Jay-Z thinks the Trump administration is ‘a great thing’ In a two-hour Saturday night set filled with surprises,…

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Totally Unprofessional: Lorde Kept Stopping Her Concert Last Night To Check Whether The Mousetrap In Her Dressing Room Had Caught Any Big, Juicy Rats

Lorde is famous for her impressive live performances, but yesterday, the pop superstar made a huge onstage blunder that left the audience stunned: Lorde kept stopping her concert last night to check if the mousetrap in her dressing room had caught any big, juicy rats. Wow. This is a seriously unprofessional move from the Grammy-winning artist. According to accounts from audience members, Lorde was just about to reach the chorus of her hit song “Green Light” when she shouted, “It’s big, juicy, rat time!” and walked off the stage to…

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Sara Bareilles was a highlight of NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ broadcast

If your social media feed hasn’t been blowing up all night with people excited about NBC’s live broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar, then you’re clearly not following the right people. The whole show is a blast, but Sara Bareilles owned this standout moment when she sang one of the musical’s most well-known numbers, “I Don’t Know How To Love Him.” No more words. Just hit play and soak it in. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/04/01/jesus-christ-superstar-nbc-sarah-bareilles-dont-know-how-to-love-him/

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‘You don’t own or control me’: Janelle Mone on her music, politics and undefinable sexuality

The cyborg-fixated singer is back with her first album for five years. Outspoken as ever, she explains why shell always speak up for black women and how much she misses her mentor, Prince Days before she delivers her unequivocal Times Up speech at the Grammys We come in peace, but we mean business Janelle Mone walks into an upper-level hotel suite in Manhattan, just as sunset begins to fade over the Hudson river. Her 5ft stature is amplified by a wide-brimmed hat and a warm, room-owning confidence. She is dressed…

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This dude took 44 Furbys and made a working Furby organ

Remember Furbys, the must-have creepy, robotic toy of the 1998 holiday season? Well, they never went away, they were just resting, and now they’re ready for their revival. YouTuber Sam Battle of LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER finally found a use for all of those abandoned Furbys by building his very own Furby organ. Yes, he turned 44 Furbys into a musical instrument. After years of collecting as many Furbys as he could and doing “a heck of a lot of soldering,” Battle managed to hack together what may very well…

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No Ones Going To Hold It Against You If You Dont Nail This Quiz About The Red Hot Chili Peppers

It would be unreasonable for anyone to assume you should do better than getting, like, 40 percent right on this thing. Our state-of-the-art quizzes require JavaScript. 2. What year did the Red Hot Chili Peppers get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Remember, it’s not like this is the “Can You Pass A Fourth-Grade Social Studies Test Today?” quiz. It would be rough if you got anything below, like, a 90 percent on that. This is just about the Red Hot Chili Peppers. 2008 2012 Whether you…

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Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando were lovers, Pryor’s widow confirms

Jennifer Lee Pryor, who was twice married to the comedian, corroborates claims by music producer Quincy Jones, noting that it was the 70s and drugs were still good Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando were lovers, Pryor’s widow confirms Jennifer Lee Pryor, who was twice married to the comedian, corroborates claims by music producer Quincy Jones, noting that it was the 70s and drugs were still good Thu 8 Feb 2018 05.17EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close wide-ranging interview…

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There was a Spice Girls reunion and we might’ve been brought back to the ’90s

The Spice Girls making a comeback is what 2018 needs right now, among other things.  The English girl group reunited on Friday for the first time since the London Olympics in 2012. The group all met up at Geri Halliwell’s (Ginger Spice) home to speak with their former manager about upcoming projects. It feels like 1994 all over again, so bring out the butterfly clips and chokers.  SEE ALSO: Former Spice Girl goes undercover at airport, hilariously pranks passengers the spice girls reunited after 84 years that goes to show…

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Ive Proven Myself As An Artist, So Now Im Going To Be A Forklift

I am Kanye West. But you already know that. You know who I am, and you know what I’ve done. You know that I am the most impactful creative individual on the fucking planet. I’ve reinvented the rap game more times than I can count. I am Warhol, I am Shakespeare, I am Tesla, I am Disney. I am light years beyond everybody else, and everybody knows that. But today, I’m getting ready to change the game again. Because starting today, I’m none of the shit you thought you knew.…

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Tom Petty died from an accidental overdose’ of opioids, family confirms

Tom Petty died in October 2017.Image: Michael Putland/Getty Images) Tom Petty’s family confirmed the musician’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose in a statement on Friday. News broke on Oct. 2 last year that the iconic guitarist had suffered from cardiac arrest in the early morning hours in his home in Malibu. Petty was then rushed to UCLA Medical Center, but was unable to be revived. He was 66-years-old. SEE ALSO: John Oliver gets real on America’s crippling opioid epidemic Friday’s letter, which was posted to the official…

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