Billy Corgan Talks Solo LP, Making Peace With Original Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan was midway through recording the Smashing Pumpkins' follow-up to their 2014 LP Monuments to an Elegy when he was hit with a strange sensation. "I felt like I had exhausted the idea [of the band] on my own," he says.

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Robert Plant Talks ‘Wild’ New Solo LP, Looks Back on 2007 Led Zeppelin Gig

"Hold on a minute, the little doggy's about to run away," Robert Plant says as he puts the phone down at his home in England, on the Welsh border. After a vacation in Morocco, Plant sounds antsy as he prepares to release his new album, Carry Fire. He recorded it with a group of musicians under the name

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Wyclef Jean Talks ‘Carnival III,’ Young Thug, DACA

It's not hard to see Wyclef Jean's influence in contemporary music. DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller's "Wild Thoughts," which samples heavily from Santana, Jean and the Product G&B's 2000 hit "Maria Maria," sits near the top of the Billboard charts. Last year, Young Thug dedicated a song from his acclaimed Jeffery to "Wyclef Jean." More subtly, hip-hop is filled with

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