Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Quick News

Queens rapper Action Bronson has signed a major label deal with Warner Brothers. via Vice. The cook-turned-emcee released his latest mixtape, Blue Chips, earlier this year and has three more records and another mixtape down the pipeline, aside from his Warner Bros. deal.

Axl Rose and friends, oh sorry, we mean Guns N' Roses will play a 12-date residency at The Joint at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel and Casino between Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Legendary rapper Afrika Bambaataa has been named a visiting professor at Cornell University. The University boats the country's biggest hip-hop library where Bambaataa will lecture, speak to students and perform over the course of three years.

Pet Shop Boys will release their new album, Elysium, next month. Take a look at the tracklisting below:

1. Leaving
2. Invisible
3. Winner
4. Your Early Stuff
5. A Face Like That
6. Breathing Space
7. Ego Music
8. Hold On
9. Give It A Go
10. Memory Of The Future
11. Everything Means Something
12. Requiem In Denim And Leopardskin

Ben Gibbard will release his solo record, Former Lives on October 16. Take a look at the cover below: