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R Kelly accused of infecting woman with herpes, faces fresh sexual abuse lawsuit

The R& amp; B singer faces another allegation of sexual assault, from a woman who also alleges he locked her up for failing to please him sexually though he has always denied wrongdoing R Kelly is facing another sexual abuse lawsuit, the most recent developments in a string of accusations that he coerced women into …

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‘ I played Berlin at 7am on Sudafed and coffee’- the middle-aged DJs still keeping pace

Thirty years on from the second summer of love, a cohort of fiftysomething DJs are refusing to hang up their headphones, fuelled by nothing stronger than caffeine In 1988, Luke Cowdrey was undergoing his acid-house epiphany in Manchester.” For me, it changed the world ,” says the Sheffield-born DJ, better known as Luke Unabomber.” It …

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Lykke Li on Rihanna, hypnotism and has become a’ difficult’ girl in pop

Releasing her first album since 2014, the songwriter returns with So Sad So Sexy, made after a reporting period newborn momma meltdowns and creative burnouts On a sunny day in the virtually oppressively laid-back Los Feliz enclave of Los Angeles, Swedish emo-pop practitioner Lykke Li is quietly fuming. Not merely was she nearly run over, …

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It’s oh so cultural: the sharpest audios of autumn 2016

Bjrk celebrates 20 glorious years of barrier-breaking, Pink Floyd go back in time, and the Afropunks are coming. Plus, Lady Leshurr, Saint Etienne and Jean-Michel Jarre hit the road Bjrk Digital A digitally decadent festivity of Bjrks 20 -year career arrives in the capital this September. Incorporating performance, movie and installations, the exhibition explores the …

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Iggy Pop performs David Bowie tribute at Tibet House benefit- review

An array of performers, including FKA twigs, brought together by Philip Glass performed a benefit concert that ranged from the contemplative to the rousing More than 40 years ago, David Bowie penned the most eloquent possible ode to the debauched beauty of Iggy Pop with his song Jean Genie. On Monday, Iggy got to repay …

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