Don Cheadle channels erratic jazz genius in first trailer for Miles Ahead 2:14

Sony Pictures Classics has released the first trailer for upcoming Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, with Cheadle writing, directing, and starring as the erratic jazz genius looking to get back his master tapes.
Cool Tech

These smart earplugs will change the way you hear the world 2:43

Doppler Labs’ new Here Active Listening system offers a brilliantly simple way to enhance, augment, and silence the world around you in real time, like augmented reality for your ears.

SoundCloud takes a cue from every other streaming service, adds Stations to apps

With the latest update to its mobile apps, SoundCloud is adding a feature many other streaming services have had for a long time with its new Stations, which the company says offers an “endless stream of awesome audio.”

Broad City stars reveal 2016 Roots Picnic lineup featuring Usher, Future, and more

The 2016 Roots Picnic is going to have some huge stars on stage. Broad City stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson announced the lineup in a new video, revealing that the event will feature Usher, Future, Leon Bridges, and more.

De La Soul to drop new album in April with guests David Byrne, Usher, and more

Legendary hip-hop group De La Soul's first record in twelve years, And The Anonymous Nobody, will be the first crowd-funded album by a major hip-hop group, and features celebrity guests from David Byrne to Usher and Snoop Dogg.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ new Danger Mouse-produced record is ‘In the home stretch’

The Red Hot Chili Peppers' eleventh studio effort is almost complete, with vocalist Anthony Kiedis declaring in a radio interview that the Danger Mouse-produced record is 'In the home stretch.'
Movies & TV

54K fans want Snoop Dogg to narrate Planet Earth

A fan-created petition to have rapper Snoop Dogg narrate episodes of Planet Earth has over 50 thousand signatures, and the rapper himself says that he is interested in the idea.

RIAA starts counting streams towards album certifications, 17 albums go gold or platinum

The music industry has accepted that it can't ignore streaming. RIAA has announced a new methodology for album certifications that accounts for on-demand streaming. Artists like Kendrick Lamar got album awards as a result.

Timbaland bails on Flint, Michigan charity concert after being served the wrong champagne

Grammy-Award winning producer Timbaland refused to perform at a recent charity event when he was offered Dom Perignon instead of Jay Z's more expensive Ace of Spade Champagne. Instead, he and his crew busted open bottles of liquor and fell…

Adele, Steven Tyler, and REM tell Trump to stop using their music

Several big-name pop stars including Adele, Steven Tyler, and REM's Michael Stipe have demanded that Donald Trump stop using their music during his campaign, according to public statements.

Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner dead at 74

Jefferson Airplane co-founder, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Paul Kantner passed away last week at age 74, the same day as former bandmate Signe Anderson. Kantner also lead the group Jefferson Starship, which remains active after his…