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Kanya West "Jesus is King"

Kanya West "Jesus is King"

  Credit: www.npr.com   In the 16 months since West's last full-length album, 2018's ye, the Chicago rapper has spoken openly about his battles with bipolar disorder, doubled down on his support for President Donald Trump and teased the release of yet another album by the name of Yandhi. Most notably, he started hosting exclusive, gospel-themed concerts. Aesthetically, these shows feature a choir and live band, sometimes dressed grunge, flowing robes encircling West as they perform. Sonically, the set features gospel adaptations of both old Kanye classics ("Jesus Walks") and the '90s era hits (Ginuwine's "So Anxious".) Since they've been...

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WW BLOG - HOW ELTON JOHN HIJACKED A STONES GIG

WW BLOG -  HOW ELTON JOHN HIJACKED  A STONES GIG

A hell of a drug... Elton John has revealed how he “hijacked” a Rolling Stones gig in the 1980s while high on cocaine. The music icon, who battled drug addiction in the 1980s, revealed how he outstayed his welcome after being invited to play ‘Honky Tonk Women’ at a gig in Colorado. The ‘Rocket Man’ singer outlined the incident in his upcoming autobiography Me, revealing how guitarist Keith Richards gave him the first indication that the band wasn’t happy with his antics. “I decided it was going so well, I’d stay on and jam along to the rest of their set, without first taking...

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WW US Blog - Ric Ocasek found Dead (Cars Singer)

WW US Blog - Ric Ocasek found Dead (Cars Singer)

Ric Ocasek, frontman of the popular late 1970s and 1980s band the Cars, was found dead in his New York home on Sunday. He was 75. The NYPD confirmed that Ocasek’s body was discovered after police received a call regarding an unconscious male at his townhouse. Emergency services pronounced him dead at the scene. No cause of death has been announced. The Cars, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018, were one of the most significant and influential bands of the late ’70s-early ’80s era. With a sound that melded pop, new wave and...

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WWUS Top 5 Front men with most swagger

WWUS Top 5 Front men with most swagger

5 Iggy Pop   Iggy is a half-dressed whirlwind who defines the word 'wild' and thinks nothing of picking fights with armed biker gangs... Read more at https://www.nme.com/photos/50-most-electrifying-frontmen-and-women-1416261#LdxH6z2pIDJ2K9jq.99    4 Jimi Hendrix   "I don't actually think you can separate Hendrix as a singer from Hendrix the guitar player," Slash says of the legend. "The two things were inseparable. He was completely unique." Read more at https://www.nme.com/photos/50-most-electrifying-frontmen-and-women-1416261#LdxH6z2pIDJ2K9jq.99   3 Liam Gallagher   Fellow great frontman Bobby Gillespie says: "There's not many good ones left - but Liam Gallagher is one. The guy is unmarketable because he's confrontational and he doesn't...

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Artists Dead before 40 years of age ranked WWUSA Blog

Artists Dead before 40 years of age ranked WWUSA Blog

1) Jimi Hendrix: Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock Died at 27 (1942-1970) James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15.    2) Bob Marley: Reggae Died at...

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