Archive for July, 2011

Lauryn Hill: Rohan Marley Is Not the Father of My Sixth Child

July 28th, 2011
Lauryn Hill gave birth to a baby boy on Saturday but the new mom kept the child's father's identity a secret Hill 36 has five children with Rohan Marley – the son of reggae legend Bob Marley – but made it clear on Tuesday that he is not...

Choose the Cover of Rolling Stone: The Final Countdown Begins

July 28th, 2011
For over 40 years the cover of Rolling Stone has featured many of the greatest artists of all time This month for the first time ever the cover will showcase an unsigned artist chosen by our readers Beginning in February 16 of the best unsigned bands in North America faced off...

Dennis DeYoung Open to Styx Reunion

July 27th, 2011
Earlier this month Rolling Stone interviewed Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw – and he told us that there was virtually no scenario in which he'd allow former frontman Dennis DeYoung to rejoin the band "In retrospect we weren't even happy working with each other in our heyday" Shaw said "We're just...

Nicki Minaj Pays Fine for Lewd Performance in Jamaica

July 27th, 2011
Nicki Minaj has paid a J$1000 fine after pleading guilty to an obscenity charge in Jamaica The rapper was charged for a recent performance at the Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay where her set was "peppered with expletives accentuated by sexually suggestive dance moves" (Yup that definitely sounds like a...

Gene Simmons to Marry Girlfriend of 28 Years

July 27th, 2011
After 28 years together Kissbassist Gene Simmons and his Playboy Playmate girlfriend Shannon Tweed may finally make it official On Tuesday's season finale of the couple's A&E reality series Gene Simmons' Family Jewels the rocker 61 gets down on bended knee to propose to the mother of his two children PHOTOS Stars...

Musicians Respond to Amy Winehouse’s Death

July 23rd, 2011
Musicians around the world are mourning the loss of Amy Winehouse Since news of the 27-year-old singer's death broke earlier today many of her peers collaborators and celebrity fans have publicly expressed their grief and offered words of condolences to her friends and family Tony Bennett with whom Winehouse recorded...

Courtney Love on Amy Winehouse: ‘I’m Gutted’

July 23rd, 2011
Courtney Love has shared her thoughts on the tragic death of Amy Winehouse with Rolling Stone "I'm not even going to say 'Waste of glorious sublime talent' which I feel" Love said of the 27-year-old singer "I'm fucking gutted I tried with her I tried twice" Like Winehouse Love has seen her private life...

Up All Night With Amy Winehouse: Rolling Stone’s 2008 Story

July 23rd, 2011
It's dawn on a hot Sunday morning in June and Amy Winehouse is inside her North London home staring at her reflection in a dark tinted mirror looking the tiny little body in front of her up and down assessing the emaciated tattooed limbs the jungle of a black beehive weave...

The Diva and Her Demons: Rolling Stone’s 2007 Amy Winehouse Cover Story

July 23rd, 2011
Alongside the world's tallest free-standing tower one of the world's tiniest pop stars is crouched next to a garbage pail collecting a pile of eyeliner pencils and mascara tubes between her hands While Amy Winehouse wanders the courtyard of Toronto's 1815-foot CN Tower in search of a plastic bag to...

Amy Winehouse Found Dead in London

July 23rd, 2011
Amy Winehouse has died The 27-year-old British soul singer was reportedly found in her London apartment at 405 pm GMT There's no word on the exact cause of death but Winehouse had been struggling with drug addiction for many years  Winehouse cancelled a European tour last month after a disastrous show...