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One Liners: Kanye West, Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa, The Rolling Stones, more

By | Published on Monday 14 March 2022

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Songwriter and producer Tainy has sold his pre-2021 catalogue to Influence Media for a reported $25 million. “Tainy has redefined the sound and the future of Latin music”, says Influence Media’s Rene McLean. “We are honoured to be part of the creative journey as he and [his manager] Lex Barrero continue to push music and culture into a new stratosphere”.



Founder of gossip website Hollywood Unlocked, Jason Lee, has joined Kanye West’s team as Head Of Media And Partnerships. The appointment follows an interview West did with Hollywood Unlocked last month. “I think after the interview on Hollywood Unlocked, it was clear that we had an aligned vision for levelling the playing field in media”, Lee tells Variety. “Ye voiced a vision for a company he was building, and that media was an arm of that, and he felt I could be an asset”.



Megan Thee Stallion has enlisted Dua Lipa for new singe, ‘Sweetest Pie’.

Imagine Dragons have released new single ‘Bones’.

Tove Styrke has released new single ‘Hardcore’, and announced that she will release her new album, ‘Hard’, on 3 Jun. She’s also scheduled some UK and Ireland tour dates in for May, including one at Brixton Academy in London on 22 May.

Quinquis has released new single ‘Run’, from her upcoming album ‘Seim’.



The Rolling Stones will play the British Summer Time festival in London’s Hyde Park on 25 Jun and 3 Jul as part of a European tour marking their 60th anniversary. Ahead of those shows, they will also play Anfield Stadium in Liverpool on 9 Jun. Tickets go on sale on Friday. Here’s a video announcement thing.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced two UK shows this summer. They will play the Manchester Apollo on 5 Jun and London’s Brixton Academy on 7 Jun. “OK UK!” say the band. “We are coming to lend our light to dark ages and holy shit are we ready to play our hearts out for you! Yeah it’s been nine years since we’ve graced your club stages! Yeah we’ve got some tunes so fresh and so NEW to try out on you!” Tickets go on general sale on Friday.

Converge and Chelsea Wolfe will play two UK shows off the back of their collaborative album ‘Bloodmoon’. They’ll play the Alexandra Palace Theatre in London on 28 Jun and Albert Hall in Manchester on 29 Jun. Tickets are on sale now.

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