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Play video content Atlanta Pictures / MEGA Little Richard‘s family, friends and former band members gathered for the icon’s graveside funeral — a surprisingly low-key and private service for the legendary showman. Little Richard, or Richard Wayne Penniman to those close to him, was buried Wednesday at the Oakwood University Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Huntsville,
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Willie K, the Hawaiian music star, has died, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reports. The musician, songwriter, and producer was the recipient of numerous Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards (considered Hawaii’s equivalent of the Grammys) throughout his career. Willie K was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018. He was 59. “He fought hard for over two years
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Independent filmmaker Lynn Shelton has died, as Variety reports. The influential film and television director, who helmed films like Humpday and Sword of Trust in addition to episodes of Little Fires Everywhere, GLOW, Mad Men, and more, passed away from a blood disorder. She was 54 years old. After getting her start in the industry
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Prince and the Revolution’s 1985 concert film Live was uploaded to YouTube today. The stream raised money for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. And then, the film’s oft-bootlegged soundtrack got its first-ever official release. It’s available on all streaming services now. Listen and watch the film below. Live captured Prince and the
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The National are canceling their summer tour of North America due to COVID-19. The trek was set to begin in July and include support from Lucy Dacus, Julia Jacklin, and Sharon Van Etten. The band said it plans to reschedule shows for 2021. Find the National’s announcement below. The National’s tour cancellation comes after the
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