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Rod Stewart speaks out about three-year battle with prostate cancer

Rod Stewart speaks out about three-year battle with prostate cancer

Rock star Rod Stewart has revealed he has successfully been treated for prostate cancer after fighting the disease for three years. The British music legend, whose hits include “Maggie May” and “I Don’t Want To Talk About It,” went public with his illness at a fundraising event for the Prostate Project and European Tour Foundation…MORE

New wave rock band The Cars’ most memorable moments

New wave rock band The Cars’ most memorable moments

Ric Ocasek’s death Sunday sent shockwaves throughout the music industry. Ocasek and The Cars, the rock band he fronted, made history and left a lasting mark on popular music and culture with a string of hits. Here’s a quick guide to The Cars: The Cars were a new wave rock band The band got its…MORE

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad wins Emmy for outstanding commercial

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad wins Emmy for outstanding commercial

Nike’s gamble to partner with athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick paid off Sunday as the company won an Emmy for outstanding commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The commercial, titled “Dream Crazy,” features Kaepernick alongside other sports legends including Serena Williams and LeBron James, who have reached beyond their personal achievements to support and advance…MORE

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies of heart disease at 75

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of The Cars, dies of heart disease at 75

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, died of heart disease, according to the New York City medical examiner’s office. He was 75. The New York Police Department received a call around 4 p.m. Sunday “for an unconscious male” at a townhouse on East 19th Street, the Office of the…MORE

‘Country Music’ registers on lower scale of Ken Burns documentaries

‘Country Music’ registers on lower scale of Ken Burns documentaries

Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries are always classy affairs, linking a single topic to the vast rubric of American history. Still, there are greater and lesser works within that filmography, and “Country Music” — an eight-part, 16-hour epic about a lot more than done-me-wrong songs — distinctly falls into the latter scale. Over the last 30…MORE

Lil Wayne won’t be showing up to his St. Louis concert

Lil Wayne won’t be showing up to his St. Louis concert

If Lil Wayne misses one more show, he’ll have himself a 3 Peat. The rapper tweeted that he would be backing out of Saturday’s scheduled tour stop with blink-182 in St. Louis, Missouri, saying that he was kicked out of the Ritz-Carlton hotel and that police had gotten involved. The Clayton Police Department said, however,…MORE