Diddy Changed His Name on His 48th Birthday [VIDEO]

reactid=”98″> Diddy has changed his name, again. On Saturday (Nov. 4), the rap mogul celebrated his 48th birthday in Mexico and made a public service announcement on social media. Diddy, who was born Sean John Combs, announced that he’s changing his moniker from "Diddy" to "Love" or "Brother Love." "I …

How Jack White’s Third Man Records Made a Mark on Nashville

In March 2009, when Jack White, Ben Swank, and Ben Blackwell opened Third Man Records’ headquarters in Nashville, they didn’t have grand ambitions to invade the city’s already-bustling music scene. Their plan was to absorb Tennessee’s rich music history while they began to press and distribute White’s and his colleagues’ …

The Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)

Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. This list has been updated to include October releases. What is a single supposed to do? Can one song really change an entire worldview? Now that all music is easily available whenever we want it, how do we …

Pink on Lashing Out at Donald Trump, Dr. Luke, and Her New Album

The night before we meet in a multilevel room at the Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca, Pink was watching news about a Trump-encouraged political stunt involving Vice-President Mike Pence traveling to Indianapolis for a Colts–49ers game and walking out after several players refused to stand during the National Anthem, in solidarity …

Grizzly Bear Are Still Here

One night last month, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste reached into the crowd at Public Arts, the shoebox-sized music venue tucked into the basement Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager’s new downtown luxury hotel, and accepted a large, colorful bouquet from a fan. “Oh, flowers!” the singer said. “Thank you very much!” …