Published on July 28th, 2017 | by Alan Cross1
Random Music News for Friday, July 28, 2017
On this day in 1945, a B-25 bomber crashed into the upper floors of the Empire State building. Fourteen people died and 26 were injured. And now, the music news for July 28.
- Into Nine Inch Nails? Here’s a revealing interview with Trent Reznor.
- This guy left the stage in the middle of a show to stop a sexual assault he saw in the crowd. Right on, dude!
- Is this why Jay-Z’s album is called 4:44?
- A New Jersey band called 4:44 has named their new album Jay-Z. I like it.
- Speaking of Jay-Z, there’s a documentary on his falling out with Kanye.
- A Japanese woman destroyed a violin collection worth $1 million.
- Message to Justin Bieber: Don’t run over photographers when you’re leaving church.
- And is Biebs sabotaging his career for Jesus?
- Quincy Jones won over $9 million in a lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson.
- And Madonna just won a settlement from The Daily Mail.
- Rumours say Portugal is in talks with Nelly Furtado to host Eurovision 2018.
- This is an excellent track-by-track deconstruction of the Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique album.
- You know how long you’ve been watching the opening sequence to Games of Thrones over the years? A lot.
- Oman has jumped on the “Despacito” bandwagon, although that country’s take on the song is a little different.
- Ten stars you didn’t know released albums.
- Here’s another prediction that the music industry in China is about to explode.
- Facebook’s plans to release a smart speaker is both good and bad.
- Streamer Google Play and YouTube Red are going to merge into one to make things less confusing for consumers.
- This company wants to help musicians get paid in crypto currency.
- This year’s songs of the summer? All trash.