The lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been announced, with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phoenix, The Stone Roses and Blur headlining the event. The festival will be held over two weekends, April 12-14 and April 19-21, at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif.
After a three-year hiatus from her last album, getting hitched with producer Swizz Beats and having a son, Alicia Keys returns to grace us with her soulful piano-laced talents in Girl On Fire. Slightly raspier, and infinitely more mature, we find Keys emancipating herself with a newfound identity gathering a myriad of both veteran and younger producers throughout.
Rap icon and producer Ice Cube has made a smooth transition from the music industry to movies and television, as he has already established himself as a successful actor, screenwriter and director. Producing and starring in the upcoming TBS comedy, Are We There Yet?, Ice Cube hopes this new project will contribute greatly to his already legendary career.
First Tupac Shakur did it at Coachella, as the brainchild of Dr. Dre, and now Freddie Mercury is following suit. The deceased Mercury will reunite with Queen in hologram form for a 10th anniversary musical of "We Will Rock You" on Monday.
When Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre performed day three of Coachella on Sunday, they debuted a performing digital hologram of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur on stage that took everyone by surprise and almost instantly dominated the news.
It's almost that time of year when music fans across the country pack up their vans and head to the desert in Indio, California for Coachella, the multi-day music event of the year. Goldenvoice, the AEG subsidiary that runs the event, has announced the headliners for this year's concert, which will cover six days over two consecutive weekends in April instead of its traditional three-day run.