Saturday, 21 January 2012

Top Music News: 16-21.1.12

Micro-chipped wristbands heading for UK festivals: anti-touting electronics may be used at Glastonbury
Two new Public Enemy albums set: Most of Our Heroes and Evil Empire of Everything will be out later this year
Eighties/Nineties rap crew's records will be called Most Of My Heroes and Evil Empire of Everything
Chase & Status, Biffy and Tenacious D added to Download lineup: join Metallica, Prodigy and Sabbath
First major Odd Future album out in March: Tyler's crew will star in Jackass style TV series then tour

Azealia Banks now signed to Universal: 212 rapper hopes to have debut album completed this Summer
Brandy and Monica are together again: '98 chart toppers will collaborate it new song It All Belongs To Me
Norwood and Brown first dueted on The Boy Is Mine
Summer's Big Chill 2012 is cancelled: ambient festival paused this year due to Olympics and poor sales

TOP NEWS - Etta James dies!: At Last blues legend passed away on the morning of Friday 20th aged 73 of leukaemia. All my thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends and fans. On the other hand how many people are going to be introduced to all this ground breaking "new" music? Still incredibly saddening though.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: 73-year-old DJ Wika

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