Kendrick Lamar is Crowned King a Week Early

Tweet Luke Mannion Follow Luke on Twitter @Luke_Mannion Kendrick Lamar has released his hugely anticipated album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’, one week ahead of schedule. But was it an accident on behalf of his record label? For two weeks, the album has occupied a speculative gap on the iTunes pre-order page, without a name and without any artwork. Suddenly on Monday morning, the album had a cover and all 16 tracks were immediately available. At first, this seemed like a clever sales technique by Kendrick and his record label –…

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Jurgen Klopp’s men are no flops

Tweet Jake Conneely Just over a month ago Borussia Dortmund were rooted at the bottom of the Bundesliga in miserable form facing the prospect of relegation but a recent revival has left anything possible for the  remainder of their season. Jurgen Klopp’s side currently 8 points off fourth place Bayer Leverkusen and could yet still clinch a champion’s league spot. They are level with Bayern Munich in current form table in Bundesliga with 13 points from their last six games, only Wolfsburg boasts a better record. Have second leg Champions…

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Mumford and Sons ditch the banjo

Tweet Luke Mannion Follow Luke on Twitter @Luke_Mannion British folk band, Mumford and Sons have revealed that they will lose their signature sound in 2015, by dropping the banjo and trying their hand with electric rock. On May 4 they will release their third album ‘Wilder Mind’, a name which may reflect the band’s attitude whilst making the record. Front man, Marcus Mumford said: “We felt that doing the same, or the same instrumentation again, just wasn’t for us. None of us had really any interest in doing a sort of…

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Tears and Flames from Kanye West on Radio One

Tweet Luke Mannion Follow Luke on Twitter @Luke_Mannion Kanye West is human after all. Who knew it? During a pre-recorded interview with Zane Lowe for Radio 1, the self-proclaimed ‘God of Rap’ broke down when discussing the death of Louise Wilson, who was a fashion professor and close friend of Kanye’s. Up until this point, he seemed at complete ease with Zane as they openly discussed fashion, music and family. “That’s never happened to me in an interview before,” the rapper explained, after taking a short break. Despite appearing to…

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