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Andre Johnson a.k.a. Christ Bearer

Report: Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps Off Balcony, Survives

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
In a bizarre alleged suicide attempt, a rapper connected to the iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he reportedly cut off his penis and jumped off the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood home.

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Music Features

Rebecca Pidgeon will play a show at Housing Works on April 18

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Betty Who releases her EP "Slow Dancing" This Month

Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Linda Ronstadt releases 14 of her best "Duets." Billy Porter sings Broadway. Japanese pop group Shonen Knife goes for 20. D.C.-based duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton drop their seventh album. And Aussie Betty Who has an EP.

Godfather of house music Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, RIP

By Cornelius Washington | Apr 13
In the world of music, more change came in the past 50 years than in the preceding 150. The man who merged all the popular genres into a timeless art-form was Frankie Knuckles.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

Allie X

Allie X Puts the ’X’ in Your Music #Xperience

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 7
EDGE talks with Allie X, the electro-pop singer whose infectious single "Catch" went widescreen after Katy Perry called it an epic "spring jam" on Twitter.

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CD Reviews

On to Something

By Kevin Taft | Apr 17
Reality show veteran Von Smith proves he has the makings of a bonafide star with his debut EP that is a masterpiece of production and vocals.

Kiss Me Kate / Brigadoon - Original Television Soundtrack

By Steven Bergman | Apr 6
The unique vocal resonance of Robert Goulet are featured on this recording of two television soundtracks of Broadway hits.

True: Avicii by Avicii

By JC Alvarez | Apr 3
The Swedish remix-master is back, Avicii releases a second volume of "True: Avicii By Avicii" and takes on his own EDM style reinventing himself just in time for the music festival season.

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Performance Reviews

The Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees

By Matthew Martello | Mar 24
The Australian Bee Gees celebrate their 1,000th performance at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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