PopMuse: Songs http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How the Ikea Christmas ad brought grime to the masses | Jeffrey Boakye https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/19/ikea-christmas-ad-grime-mc-d-double-e https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/19/ikea-christmas-ad-grime-mc-d-double-e Tue, 19 Nov 2019 07:00:08 UTC Jeffrey Boakye at Music | The Guardian It shouldn’t work, but it does, because grime MC D Double E breaks through the usual seasonal superficialityEverything you need to know about why Ikea’s Christmas ad is a big deal can be summarised in one word: grime. The Swedish furniture monolith has drawn on the genre that has given us Stormzy at Glastonbury, two Mercury music prize winners, #Alexfromglasto and a 21st-century cultural earthquake that continues to reverberate through the mainstream.The central conceit of the ad is simple: a modern (read: young, mixed-ethnicity, good-looking, inoffensive) family, sitting about in their home being modern, good-looking and generally inoffensive. The mum looks around and realises how shabby her surroundings are. Suddenly, all manner of kitsch and very un-Ikea ornaments come to life and start spitting bars about how clapped-out the flat is, in grime star D Double E’s unmistakable warbling couplets. Continue reading... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Still Ye: Kanye West and Dr Dre team up for Jesus Is King follow-up https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/nov/18/kanye-west-dr-dre-jesus-is-king-part-ii https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/nov/18/kanye-west-dr-dre-jesus-is-king-part-ii Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:00:07 UTC André Wheeler at Music | The Guardian Jesus Is King Part II announced just three weeks after release of critically panned albumKanye West: Jesus Is King review – rap genius can’t see the lightKanye West teased a sequel to his critically panned gospel record Jesus Is King on Monday afternoon – only three weeks after the album’s release.“Ye and Dre Jesus is King Part II coming soon,” the rapper posted on Twitter, sharing a photo of himself in the studio with the legendary rapper and producer Dr Dre. Continue reading... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Dolly Parton, Julianne Hough call out fans to make song their own with #JoleneChallenge http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609534980/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Dolly-Parton-Julianne-Hough-call-out-fans-to-make-song-their-own-with-JoleneChallenge/ http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609534980/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Dolly-Parton-Julianne-Hough-call-out-fans-to-make-song-their-own-with-JoleneChallenge/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 03:21:53 UTC at GANNETT Syndication Service Ahead of the release of "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" on Netflix, the singer and Julianne Hough have issued a TikTok challenge. Find out what it is. ������� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 'Goodnight, everybody': Marie and Donny Osmond close Las Vegas live show after 11 years http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609529458/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Goodnight-everybody-Marie-and-Donny-Osmond-close-Las-Vegas-live-show-after-years/ http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609529458/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Goodnight-everybody-Marie-and-Donny-Osmond-close-Las-Vegas-live-show-after-years/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 02:05:14 UTC at GANNETT Syndication Service During the last performance of their Las Vegas show "Donny and Marie," the Osmond siblings fought back tears as they sang their famous duet. ������� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Kanye West announces 'Jesus Is King Part II' with Dr. Dre, teases opera at Hollywood Bowl http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609508422/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Kanye-West-announces-Jesus-Is-King-Part-II-with-Dr-Dre-teases-opera-at-Hollywood-Bowl/ http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609508422/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~Kanye-West-announces-Jesus-Is-King-Part-II-with-Dr-Dre-teases-opera-at-Hollywood-Bowl/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:49:02 UTC at GANNETT Syndication Service Kanye West took to Twitter Monday to announce a "Jesus Is King" sequel with Dr. Dre. The day before, the rapper teased an upcoming opera in LA. ������� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Taylor Swift, Elizabeth Warren and the private equity debate, explained http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/music/~3/27gxxFROts4/taylor-swift-elizabeth-warren-aoc-private-equity http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/music/~3/27gxxFROts4/taylor-swift-elizabeth-warren-aoc-private-equity Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:56:39 UTC Randy Lewis at L.A. Times - Music News When Taylor blasted Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta on social media, Swifties Elizabeth Warren and AOC seized on the music execs' ties to private equity. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Taylor Swift's old label says she's allowed to perform back catalog on TV http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/music/~3/yjt4k6mUZGc/taylor-swift-big-machine-american-music-awards http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/music/~3/yjt4k6mUZGc/taylor-swift-big-machine-american-music-awards Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:44:27 UTC Christie D'Zurilla, Nardine Saad at L.A. Times - Music News Big Machine Label Group issued statements Monday saying Taylor Swift can perform her old songs at Sunday's American Music Awards, ending a week of debate. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mötley Crüe is back, blows up cessation of touring contract to prove it, but details scarce http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609504134/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~M%C3%B6tley-Cr%C3%BCe-is-back-blows-up-cessation-of-touring-contract-to-prove-it-but-details-scarce/ http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/609504134/0/usatodaycommusic-topstories~M%C3%B6tley-Cr%C3%BCe-is-back-blows-up-cessation-of-touring-contract-to-prove-it-but-details-scarce/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:43:05 UTC at GANNETT Syndication Service The notoriously wild '80s band is back. But don't start looking for concert tickets just yet.������� http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Taylor Swift Can Perform Her Old Songs At The AMAs, Big Machine Says http://www.mtv.com/news/3146354/taylor-swift-big-machine-amas-statement/ http://www.mtv.com/news/3146354/taylor-swift-big-machine-amas-statement/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:34:07 UTC Jordyn Tilchen at Music – News In a new statement released on Monday (November 18), Big Machine Label Group released another statement regarding Taylor Swift's upcoming performance at this year's American Music Awards. Per the statement, Swift is allowed to perform her old hits at the awards show. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mark Ronson & Anderson .Paak – “Then There Were Two” http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/stereogum/cBYa/~3/wdueIpvOAYc/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/stereogum/cBYa/~3/wdueIpvOAYc/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:45:35 UTC Stereogum at Stereogum Mark Ronson curated the soundtrack for the upcoming animated film Spies In Disguise. It features two new songs from Ronson -- who put out his own album Late Night Feelings earlier this year -- and a new song by Lil Jon, alongside a previously released DJ Shadow track and the classic "It Takes Two." … http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/