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YG merch at Irving Plaza (photo via Jon Balbarin)
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YG was protested by Asian community at Irving Plaza, sold “Fuck Donald Trump” merch

YG also brought out DJ Mustard and Jeezy at the show.

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Action Bronson removed from another show, releases statement: “I think rape and acts of violence toward woman are DISGUSTING”

"I approach my music as other types of artists approach their work, and I don’t always intend the stories that I tell, the characters that I play in them or the lyrics I lay down to be taken literally. The songs I make aren’t any different than a director creating a movie, or an author writing a book meaning they contain scenes or things happen in them that aren’t meant to be anything but an artistic expression."

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NXNE no longer hosting Action Bronson at Yonge-Dundas Square, trying to move show, release new statement

Following criticisms of NXNE booking a free Action Bronson show in Yonge-Dundas Square, one of Toronto's busiest common areas, the festival initially defended their decision to book him and said, "Those who are offended by an artist are invited to check out other Festival sho...

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Celebrate Brooklyn respond to ‘Paris Is Burning’ event criticism, announce new lineup (JD Samson dropped off)

One of the events in this summer's Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park series is a free screening of Paris Is Burning on June 26, which initially also included a live set from Le Tigre's JD Samson...

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Gang of Four’s Andy Gill weighs in on Viet Cong name debate

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One of 2015's fastest rising indie bands, Viet Cong, has been the subject of many articles lately, not because of their music, but because of their controversial name...

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There’s a band named “Me Chinese”, and a campaign to get them kicked off NYC shows

Somebody noticed a Florida band called "Me Chinese" on the CMJ lineup and has since been getting the word out on social media that this band with a racist name exists and is booked on shows...

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Kliph Scurlock says it’s true that he was fired from Flaming Lips for criticizing OK Governor’s daughter’s use of Native American headdress

Kurt Scurlock w/ The Lips @ T5 2013 (more by Dylan Johnson)

When we initially reported that Kliph Scurlock was no longer drummer for The Flaming Lips, we didn't know the reasons behind it, but this week details of the whole thing have come to light...

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Tyler the Creator went to SXSW, played some shows, incited a riot at Scoot Inn (after a BV party), got arrested

Odd Future rapper Tyler the Creator had quite a week at SXSW, filled with ups and downs and no shortage of drama -- some of which was from his own hands...

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Acheron apologizes to regulars for booking Oi! skinhead show

Brooklyn punk/metal venue Acheron faced some controversy over the weekend when they booked an Oi! skinhead show with Oxblood, Offensive Weapon, Stormwatch, The Wolverines, and Maddog Surrender on Saturday (9/...

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Todd P issues statement about Saturday’s Cold Cave / Boyd Rice show at 285 Kent which is still on

Cold Cave w/ Boyd Rice @ Saint Vitus last week (more by Greg Cristman)

As you may have heard, Cold Cave's tour with Boyd Rice, which has been riddled with cancellations due to Rice's inclusion, hits 285 Kent on Saturday (6/29)...

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