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Jonathan Lamy to Exit RIAA Post As EVP, Communications & Marketing

After 17-plus years at the Recording Industry Association of America, Jonathan Lamy will exit his post as executive vp, communications and marketing. The Washington D.C.-based Lamy broke the news to staff shortly after lunchtime today (March 22). He will officially leave his post at the end of the month. Since joining the RIAA in...

Executive Turntable: Moves at 10K Projects, Mom + Pop, Mascot Label Group & More

10K Projects named Binish Mahmood the independent label's . new vp A&R on Thursday (March 21). She will be based in both Miami and Los Angeles. "Binish's relationships in the creative community run deep and she has proven to be highly adept at identifying and working with new talent," said founder and CEO Elliott Grainge....

Watch Jenny Lewis Perform on “Kimmel”

Jenny Lewis was the musical guest on last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” She and her band performed “Red Bull & Hennessy” and “Wasted Youth.” Watch below. Jenny Lewis’ new record On the Line is out today (via Warner Bros.). It’s her first solo album since 2014’s The Voyager. Read...

Watch Travis Scott and Offset Perform “Legacy” on “Ellen”

On today’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Offset stopped by for a performance and interview. He was joined by Travis Scott for the performance of their Father of 4 collaboration “Legacy.” The Migos rapper also sat down with Ellen to discuss his May 2018 car crash, his relationship...

6 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Nilüfer Yanya, Jenny Lewis, and More

With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums from Nilüfer Yanya, Jenny Lewis, Lambchop, American Football,...

Mother Earth’s Plantasia Gets First Official Vinyl Reissue

In 1976, early electronic composer Mort Garson released an album called Mother Earth’s Plantasia, subtitled “warm earth music for plants…and the people that love them.” In the decades following its release, the album went out of print while amassing a cult following among record collectors and plant enthusiasts alike....

Open Mike Eagle’s New Comedy Central Series “The New Negroes” Gets Air Date

Comedy Central has detailed “The New Negroes With Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle,” a new stand-up comedy and music series that draws its name from the Alain Locke book The New Negro. Watch a trailer for the show below. “That book was a collection of essays, poetry, fiction, and...

Cast of Broadway’s ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Captivate With Temptations Medley on ‘Tonight Show’: Watch

The cast of Broadway's, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, brought down the house with an electrifying performance of The Temptations’ timeless classics “Get Ready” and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” on Thursday night’s (March 21) Tonight Show. With a live orchestra to back them up, the five...

Dynoro Signs With Arista, Drops ‘Obsessed’ With Ina Wroldsen: Watch

Following the massive success of his chill trap cover of "In My Mind," Lithuanian producer Dynoro is back with a pure original. "Obsessed" is designed to burrow straight into your unconscious, taking over the dance floor from inside out. Even better, he teamed with vocal powerhouse Ina Wroldsen, who dance fans know...

Mötley Crüe Storm Back With Fist-Pumping ‘Ride With the Devil,’ ‘Crash and Burn’: Listen

The hard-rocking new songs were recorded for the soundtrack to the Netflix biopic "The Dirt." If you've missed Mötley Crüe since the glam rockers called it quits after their final tour dates in 2015, today (March 22) is your day. In addition to the release of their Netflix biopic, The Dirt, the...