Justin Timberlake Inspires Art Gallery Exhibit
He may be a hard rocker, but the Velvet Revolver's Slash admits to having a soft spot for some contemporary R&B and rap music – along the lines of Rihanna's "Umbrella." Also, "There's a song by Kanye West called 'Stronger' that I like. That's a great riff, and would have made a great rock record. You might not think it, but I can hear through it." With encouragement like that, West is bound to go far.
Rapper Remy Ma (real name: Remy Smith) faces up to 25 years in prison after being convicted of assault, weapons possession and coercion after shooting a woman in the stomach while arguing over $3,000 last year, Reuters reports. Smith's attorneys argued the shooting was accidental.
Illness has brought the postponement of the Allman Brothers Band's stand of shows at New York's Beacon Theatre this year. According to reports, Gregg Allman has been recovering from treatments for Hepatitis C and needs more time before taking the stage again. Show promoter Live Nation promises the shows will be rescheduled.
– Brian Orloff