Song Of The Day: Lion Babe, 'Wonder Woman
Credit: Interscope

Song Of The Day: Lion Babe, 'Wonder Woman

Lion Babe's "Wonder Woman" is the duo's first official single, via Interscope.

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Oh, you don't say Kanye West was a co-producer on Rihanna's new 'Better' song?

Oh, you don't say Kanye West was a co-producer on Rihanna's new 'Better' song?

'B*tch Better Have My Money' could be sung by anyone

"Rihanna, I think the track is great... but can you be sure to add a dark, lengthy and unnecessary parenthetical to the end there?" Kanye probably said.

Rihanna is a bad, bad girl ... or, rather, there is nothing particularly "girl" about "B*tch Better Have My Money," which will likely be adorably edited to be "Better Have My Money" as its added to radio. I want to say this is a foray into a macho-male lyrical mindspace, but who's to say that b*tches don't owe Rihanna any money, y'know?

The trap track -- which will undoubtably be a huge hit for the singer -- was co-produced by West, Roc Nation signee Deputy, Travis Scott and Wonda Girl, approximately three people too many.

It will be featured on Rihanna's next album, her eighth, which has yet to be given a title and release date; it arrives on the heels of another Kanye collab, chill-vibe grower "FourFive Seconds" featuring Paul McCartney, a song which asserts Rihanna knows what day of the week it is.

The hitmaker -- who made a similar banger out of "Pour It Up" -- will perform this new track during the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday (March 29) from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, telecast on NBC.

Rihanna is also one of the lead voice actors in the Dreamworks Animation feature "Home," out in theaters today.

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Henry Rollins explains why 'He Never Died,' and those Charles Manson tapes

Henry Rollins explains why 'He Never Died,' and those Charles Manson tapes

Yes, the actor/musician/DJ/performer is 'crotchety,' what of it

AUSTIN - “People write me letters all the time. I do my best to answer but they think we’re pen pals.”

Henry Rollins has a lot to do, y’all, which sometimes makes him "crotchety."

The former Black Flag and Rollins Band singer continues to tour with his spoken word material. He has a column in the L.A. Weekly and Rolling Stone Australia, plus his KCRW radio show and the Henry & Heidi podcast. He’s dropped by for acting cameos on “The Kroll Show,” "RuPaul's Drag Race" and “Adventure Time,” had recurring roles on “The Legend of Korra” and “Sons of Anarchy” and is still out working for his next acting gig. He’s an activist and author and he’s got a three story building just to house all the records he owns. He mostly listens to them all, too.

He just probably doesn’t have time for that demo you handed him; he’s still working out which pressing of “Raw Power” he loves best.  

At SXSW, the punk icon and performer was on the promotional trail for the new horror movie “He Never Died,” in which he stars as… well, a guy who just can’t seem to die. Sitting in the lobby to a downtown Austin hotel, Rollins added punctuation to his sentences with his hands, speaking in long thoughts at rapid tempo, and in third person, dotting his Outdoor Voice with physicality that causes him to shift from one side of the chair to the other just saying the word Twitter.

Below is the abridged version of our interview, on playing a vampire, the indignities of auditions, his relationship to radio and what happened with all that Charles Manson music business.

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Song Of The Day: Villagers, 'The Soul Serene'

Song Of The Day: Villagers, 'The Soul Serene'

Villagers' "The Soul Serene" is from the songwriter's forthcoming album "Darling Arithmetic," due April 14 via Domino.

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Song Of The Day: Show Me The Body, 'Bone Soup Outta You'

Song Of The Day: Show Me The Body, 'Bone Soup Outta You'

Show Me The Body's "Stone Soup Outta You" is off of the trio's forthcoming album "SMTB," due April 21 via Letter Racer.

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Twin Limb

Song Of The Day: Twin Limb, 'Long Shadow'

"Long Shadow" was released as a stand-alone single in February. A new remix just hit iTunes this week.

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Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar headlining Outside Lands music fest

Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar headlining Outside Lands music fest

 

Kendrick Lamar and Elton John: together! At last!

 

Sort of. Those are just two headliners at the 2015 Outside Lands music fest, taking place Aug. 7-9 in San Francisco in Golden State Park.

The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith, Wilco, D'Angelo and others also help line the marquee. And, hey, it only takes you to line 10 to get to a lady-led act!

Tickets go on sale on March 26 at 10 a.m. PST.

Here is the complete lineup:

Elton John
Mumford & Sons
The Black Keys
Sam Smith
Kendrick Lamar
Wilco
Axwell & Ingrosso
Tame Impala
D'Angelo and The Vanguard
St. Vincent
Porter Robinson
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Billy Idol
G-Eazy
Hot Chip
Slightly Stoopid
Caribou
Milky Chance
Chet Faker
The Devil Makes Three
Nate Ruess
ODESZA
First Aid Kit
Toro Y Moi
RL Grime
Lake Street Dive
Mac DeMarco
George Ezra
Lindsey Stirling
Iration
Angus & Julia Stone
DJ Mustard
St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Glass Animals
Laura Marling
James Bay
Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke: Get Real
Django Django
Classixx
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Sky Ferreria
Leon Bridges
Robert DeLong
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
SZA
Allah-Las
Shakey Graves
Dan Deacon
Benjamin Booker
Misterwives
Langhorne Slim & The Law
Ryn Weaver
Broods
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Giraffage
GIVERS
Alvvays
Twin Peaks
The Family Crest
The Revivalists
METZ
Strand of Oaks
Speedy Ortiz
Fantastic Negrito
DMA's
Natalie Prass
Alex Bleeker & The Freaks
The Sam Chase
Devon Baldwin
The Tropics

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Built To Spill "Untethered Moon" album cover

Song Of The Day: Built To Spill, 'Never Be The Same'

From forthcoming album "Untethered Moon," out April 21 via Warner Bros. Get the vinyl copy early on Record Store Day on April 18.

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FKA Twigs stars in her new dance-centric 'Glass & Patron'

FKA Twigs stars in her new dance-centric 'Glass & Patron'

Hold that purse for me

FKA Twigs has a new message in her fresh song and music video: "Hold that purse for me."

That's taken straigh outta "Glass & Patron," which made its premiere during the YouTube Music Awards last night.

You may ask yourself, what are the YouTube Music Awards? And you may tell yourself, they're exactly what you think they would be. Other artists like Charli XCX made music video bows on the peg of the evening as well.

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Song Of The Day: Shamir, 'Call It Off'

Song Of The Day: Shamir, 'Call It Off'

From Shamir's forthcoming album "Ratchet," due May 19 via XL.

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