Erykah Badu Clowns Iggy Azalea At The Soul Train Awards STEREOGUM

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Last night, Erykah Badu, who just released the fascinating But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape, acted as host for BET’s Soul Train Awards. And during her opening monologue, she took a shot at the world’s easiest target, Iggy Azalea. The evening focused on R&B, rather than rap. And ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Slamdance Festival Competition Lineup Unveiled (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

The Slamdance Film Festival has unveiled 20 titles for its narrative and documentary feature film competition programs for its 22nd edition during Jan. 22-28, Variety has learned. The festival, launched in 1995 as an alternative to Sundance, has included showings of such notable titles as Oren Peli’s “Paranormal Activity.” ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Alicia Vikander in Advanced Negotiations to Star in Wim Wenders’ ‘Submergence’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

Hollywood’s red-hot star Alicia Vikander is in advanced negotiations to topline Wim Wenders’ romantic thriller “Submergence” opposite James McAvoy. The film is based on J.M. Ledgard’s eponymous novel which ranked second in New York Magazine’s list of the 10 Best Books of 2013. Penned by Erin Dignam (“The Last Face”), ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

BBC Announces Sound Of 2016 Longlist STEREOGUM

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Every year, the BBC assembles a crew of tastemakers who attempt to figure out which artists will have big years. They pick 15 artists for a particular year’s longlist, and then they go about narrowing that list down and picking a winner. And the BBC, unlike plenty of other media ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM