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July 9, 2020

Headline: Kanye explains why he’s taking the MAGA hat off, reveals presidential vision Main Links: Drummer Joe Porcaro dies at 90 Ringo Starr celebrates his 80th birthday with peace, love, and Black Lives Matter 
Jeff Tweedy elaborates on the need for music industry reparations for Black artists 
A conversation with Yoko, part two Talib Kweli […]

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July 8, 2020

Headline: Trump administration considering banning TikTok in the US Main Links: Guns N’ Roses, Pearl Jam, the Eagles, Green Day among bands who have received PPP loans Austin City Limits cancels hall of fame inductions, but 46th season to start on schedule Pop Smoke’s story might always end with a glaring question mark Disney confirms […]

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July 7, 2020

Headline: Ennio Morricone Dead at 91 Main Links: Charlie Daniels dead At 83 UK government unveils £1.57BN support package for arts and culture 
Gucci Mane is “embracing the female artist” on his re-vamped record label 
Tom Meighan steps down from Kasabian DaBaby show criticised as social distancing measures don’t appear to be enforced Talking Heads […]

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July 6, 2020

Headline: Kanye West Announces 2020 Presidential Run Main Links: Perspective: Kanye West’s presidential run would be as a long-shot write-in candidate Pop Smoke album forecasted to have massive first-week sales Pusha-T appears to go after Drake on leaked Pop Smoke song 50 Cent recalls first meeting with Pop Smoke on Lil Wayne’s Young Money Radio […]

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July 5, 2020

Headline: Prince’s sound engineer details how she created his infamous vault and saved his masters from the Universal Music Fires Main Links: On the 25th anniversary of Foo Fighters’ debut album, revisit NME’s first-ever interview with the band Foo Fighters: The inside story of their self-titled debut album 
Lil Wayne releases reworked ‘Free Weezy Album’ […]

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July 4, 2020

Headline: Pop Smoke’s First And Final Album Falls Between Two Worlds Main Links: The best and worst of rap this week: The unfortunate first draft of Pop Smoke’s album cover and more The Dalai Lama: A track-by-track run-down of His Holiness’ long-awaited debut album ‘Inner World’ 
Gucci Mane releases new mixtape ‘So Icy Summer’: Listen 
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July 3, 2020

Headline: Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott Launch Red Hot Chili Peppers podcast Main Links: Jay-Z’s team Roc calls for firing of police officer that killed three men Father John Misty to release new EP with Leonard Cohen covers 
Flume’s remix of Eiffel 65’s iconic, ‘Blue’ surfaces on Beatport [Stream] 
Lil Uzi Vert, A Boogie Wit […]

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July 2, 2020

Headline: The pandemic is still killing people. Why is country music putting on concerts? Main Links: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ is now the longest-charting hip-hop album in US chart history With new albums, Bob Dylan, Neil Young And Willie Nelson are as relevant as ever 
Robbie Robertson explains why he turned down playing […]

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July 1, 2020

Headline: Pop Smoke’s new album tracklist detailed, artwork by Virgil Abloh revealed Main Links: People are pissed at Virgil Abloh’s cover art for Pop Smoke’s debut album 50 Cent Says [email protected]!k Virgil Abloh after Pop Smoke’s album art was revealed 
Pop Smoke’s manager agrees to change Virgil Abloh-designed album cover following backlash 
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June 30, 2020

Headline: Kanye West Announces New Album ‘God’s Country’, to Release New Song ‘Wash Us in the Blood’ Main Links: Kanye West pens handwritten message for Chicago GAP mural NPR Music’s 25 favorite albums of 2020 (so far) 
Beyoncé dedicates 2020 BET Humanitarian Award to protestors: Watch 
The Weeknd donates additional $500,000 to COVID-19 Relief 2020 […]