How does Lil Wayne’s “Lollipop” measure up against timeless classics like “Respect” and “I Only Have Eyes For You?” Rolling Stone Magazine — an authority on all things music — is counting down the 500 Greatest Songs in History in a special collector’s issue, arriving on newsstands this Friday.
In the video below, Rolling Stone contributing editor Alan Light shares the magazine’s top five picks:
The cast of Glee (at least some of it) goes wild on the cover of this week’s issue of Rolling Stone!
It has been a big week for the Golden Globe-SAG-winning series: in addition to launching a nationwide talent search for new cast members, Glee, ABC’s Modern Family, and CBS’ Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson led the list of winners at the prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White wowed millions with his McTwist 1260 at the 2010 Winter Olympics, but most fans wouldn’t take the down-to-earth snowboarder for a music buff. White struck a Jimi Hendrix-inspired pose chatted about some of his favorite rock classic in the March 18 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine.
While many of Shaun’s Vancouver Olympics teammates were reggae fans, the snowboarder told the mag he’s a fan of rock classics, like Led Zeppelin, T. Rex, Rory Erickson, and The Kinks. Not on his playlist? Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the U.S.A.,” which one teammate would torture him with in the van at the Vancouver games.
“He’d play stuff he knew I hated, like… ‘Party in the U.S.A…..Which is just painful. It’s bumming me out even thinking about it.”
Lil Wayne is heading to the Big House, but in an interview with the new issue of Rolling Stone the hip-hop star implores fans not to worry about him while he’s behind bars.
“This is Lil Wayne going to jail. Nobody I can talk to can tell me what that’s like,” he told the mag. “I just say I’m looking forward to it……”I look at things as ‘Everything is meant to be,’” Wayne explained. “I know it’s an experience that I need to have if God’s putting me through it.”
The “Lollipop” hitmaker pleaded guilty to a felony gun charge in October and will begin a 12-month sentence at New York’s Rikers Island on Tuesday.
It’s happening! Move over Planet Hollywood, Rolling Stone Magazine has announced plans to rolll out the red carpet for its very own chain of restaurants!
The flagship location is currently under construction at the buzzed-about new Hollywood & Highland Center — just down the block from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and the Kodak Theatre — co-founder & editor of Rolling Stone Jann S. Wenner said last week. Read the rest of this entry »