Lebanon cancels gig by gay-friendly band for fear of 'bloodshed'

2019-07-31 10:52

A top Lebanese music festival has been cancelled for security reasons a concert by a band accused of offending Christians, in a move activists decried as an attack on freedom of expression. Read More »

 

'Gay Boy OK': Singapore rapper comes out in song

2019-07-31 07:45

When Singaporean musician Joshua Su came out to his parents, he decided to use an unconventional method -- he released a new track where he raps: "G-A-Y-B-O-Y OK".  Read More »

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleads self-defence at assault trial

2019-07-30 12:35

US rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault at his trial in Sweden over a street brawl, saying he acted in self-defence in a case that has stirred diplomatic tensions and outraged fans. Read More »

 

Lil Nas X mega-hit 'Old Town Road' breaks US singles chart record

2019-07-30 09:26

Overnight sensation Lil Nas X continued his wild ride of pop music domination, taking the reins of the record for longest stretch atop the US singles chart at 17 weeks with his infectious country-trap smash "Old Town Road". Read More »

 

Lil Nas X mega-hit 'Old Town Road' breaks US singles chart record

2019-07-30 09:26

Overnight sensation Lil Nas X continued his wild ride of pop music domination, taking the reins of the record for longest stretch atop the US singles chart at 17 weeks with his infectious country-trap smash "Old Town Road". Read More »

 
 

South Africa bids a final farewell to Johnny Clegg

2019-07-28 07:22

South Africans bade an emotional farewell to singer Johnny Clegg, who defied apartheid with his unique fusion of African and Western culture and sounds. Read More »

 
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