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Oscars 2017: Watch All of the Performances from Last Night’s Show

This year's Academy Awards will always be remembered for the La La Land/Moonlight Best Picture fiasco, but there were also some entertaining performances by some of the music industry's…
Geena Kloeppel / February 27, 2017

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Netflix’s Song Exploder Will Feature R.E.M., Alicia Keys and More

Since 2014, Hrishikesh Hirway has been sitting down with musicians to talk about how they imagined and created their biggest hits on the Song Exploder podcast.
Emily Tan / September 17, 2020

Billy Joel, Sting and More to Play Rise Up New York! Benefit Show

Billy Joel, Sting, Mariah Carey, Bon Jovi and more will be doing virtual performances for Rise Up New York! on May 11. Hosted…
Emily Tan / May 4, 2020

Chance the Rapper, Living Colour, Lin-Manuel Miranda Pay Tribute to Bill Withers: ‘What a Legacy’

Bill Withers died on Monday (March 30) but the news of it didn't break until today (April 3). The "Lean on Me" singer…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Rap Group Freestyle Love Supreme Gets Broadway Show

Freestyle Love Supreme, the freestyle rap group co-created by Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2004, is bringing their improvisatory live show to Broadway. The New York Times…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 19, 2019

Oscars Will Cut Most Song Performances From This Year’s Ceremony

Lady Gaga’s A Star Is Born smash "Shallow," Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s Black Panther soundtrack hit "All The Stars," "The Place Where Lost Things Go" from Mary Poppins Returns, RBG’s "I’ll…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 26, 2019

Watch Ben Folds and Regina Spektor Perform Their Hamilton Mixtape Song “Dear Theodosia” with the National Symphony Orchestra

Regina Spektor and Ben Folds were joined by the National Symphony Orchestra in a performance of their Hamilton Mixtape song "Dear Theodosia." The performance was…
Rob Arcand / December 1, 2018

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Video for Mobb Deep’s “Boom Goes The Cannon”

Recently, Lin-Manuel Miranda released "Boom Goes The Cannon" from Mobb Deep via his HamilDrops singles project. Today sees the debut of a new video for the track, dedicated to Prodigy and…
Israel Daramola / August 27, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s HamilDrops Series Releases New Mobb Deep Song

Lin-Manuel Miranda has released a posthumous Mobb Deep song via his continuing HamilDrops singles project. The track is pretty standard-issue material from the legendary Queens group,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 18, 2018

Watch Flatbush Zombies’ Short Film “Vacation,” Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ice-T, and John Leguizamo

Three rappers walk into a diner and all three try to decide the best way to be famous. That's the bare bones plot to Vacation…
Israel Daramola / April 5, 2018

Watch Vic Mensa, Miley Cyrus, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and More Perform at the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington

Many musicians performed at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington DC today: Vic Mensa, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Jennifer Hudson, Common,…
Rob Arcand / March 24, 2018

Vic Mensa, Miley Cyrus, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More to Perform at March for Our Lives Rally in Washington D.C.

Vic Mensa, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Common, and more will perform at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. today. Organized…
Rob Arcand / March 24, 2018

“Weird Al” Yankovic — “The Hamilton Polka”

"Weird Al" Yankovic has released "The Hamilton Polka," a polka medley of select songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical. "The Hamilton Polka" is the third track from Lin-Manuel…
Monique Melendez / March 2, 2018

Video: Nas, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dave East, & Aloe Blacc – “Wrote My Way Out”

Last month, Lin-Manuel Miranda released the first of what he said would be known as "Hamildrops"—a sequel of sorts to his Hamilton mixtape from 2016. The…
Drew Salisbury / January 19, 2018

The Decemberists & Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Ben Franklin’s Song”

The Decemberists have put to music an unused set of lyrics that Lin-Manuel Miranda originally wrote for Hamilton. As the band explains in a post on their…
James Rettig, Stereogum / December 15, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return to Star in Hamilton in Puerto Rico

Playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda has been outspoken about supporting his ancestral country Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. He'll continue to do so by starring…
Brian Josephs / November 8, 2017
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