Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out Isaiah Rashad At FYF Fest

Kendrick Lamar & Isaiah RashadIsaiah Rashad officially announced his proper debut album The Sun’s Tirade on Friday. Last night, during Kendrick Lamar’s headlining set at LA’s FYF Fest, Rashad joined his TDE brother-in-arms onstage to perform his new single “Free Lunch,” with Kendrick serving as his hypeman. Watch below. More »

Sisqó Finally Explains “Dumps Like A Truck”

SisqóFor years, scholars have pored over the lyrics to Sisqó’s 1999 smash “Thong Song,” debating the exact meaning of the Dru Hill singer’s repeated insistence that “she had dumps like a truck.” The leading school of thought is that it’s synonymous with “junk in the trunk,” while a small but dedicated faction argues that it’s … More »

Prophets of Rage & AWOLNATION @ PNC Bank Arts Center (pics / setlist)

photos by Dana Distortion

“NOBODY FOR PRESIDENT.”

The message was taped to the backside of Tom Morello’s famed Mongrel Custom — the same sky-blue, “Arm The Homeless” axe he’s wielded since his days stomping with Rage Against The Machine — and was revealed to Friday crowd only when Morello brought the instrument to his mouth, to shred with his teeth…

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‘Bourne’ Back At #1; ‘Ice Age’ Skates To $300M+ Offshore; ‘Pets’ Prances Past $700M WW – Intl Box Office

Refresh for latest Universal’s Jason Bourne rode back to the top of the international box office this weekend, coming off of a $50M start in China which broke records for the franchise there. In total, Bourne revved up a $56.8M weekend in 62 markets to take the offshore total to $198.5M. That pushes it past The Bourne Legacy and puts it less than $17M shy of The Bourne Ultimatum‘s overseas record for the series. The global tally is $348M.
The strong China debut, in what…

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Cars Damaged During ‘Leisure Seeker’ Shoot In Atlanta, Production Says It Will Pay Deductibles — Update

UPDATED, Sunday, 10:31 AM: The management of The Leisure Seeker film let crew members know today that they will provide rental cars for those whose cars are unusable during the duration of the shoot “as a courtesy” and also “would like to cover” auto insurance deductibles for cars that need repair.
This is a similar response that the management for the production of Paramount Pictures’ Rings did for their crew when cars were flooded out in the same spot in the same…

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Werner Herzog Says He Teaches Film Students “Sacred Rite Of Trespassing”

The legendary filmmaker/actor Werner Herzog says that traditional film schools are a waste of time and that he has opened his own Rogue Film School that teaches kids how to pick locks and forge documents such as film permits. The German filmmaker was a guest on the Conan O’Brien show Thursday, where he said film school is a waste for those aspiring to a career in film. Herzog said an aspiring filmmaker could learn hands on in a week on a set what would take a student…

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‘Southside With You’ Has Solid Debut Weekend Date: Specialty Box Office

Roadside and Miramax’s fairly wide opener Southside With You had a mostly solid start in the final weekend of August. The Sundance 2016 debut grossed over $3 million in 813 theaters – many more locations than other newcomers – making it by far the biggest grosser among the new Specialty releases Friday to Sunday. Among other titles making their bows, the restored re-release of Howards End managed to score the highest per theater average as of Sunday morning. The Cohen…

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Drake Billboards Tease Kanye Collab, Congratulate Rihanna

Kanye West & DrakeBillboard loves Drake, and Drake loves billboards. Nearly six months before VIEWS actually came out, Drake started teasing the album with mysterious billboards, and now he’s teasing something else with a mysterious billboard. Kanye West announced that he was working on a joint album with Drake during his performance at OVO Fest … More »