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The Rolling Stones Threaten to Sue Donald Trump over Choice of Rally Music

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Iconic English rock band The Rolling Stones has threatened to take legal action against Donald Trump if he continues to use their song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” during his campaign rallies. Visit for more information On Sunday, the rock band stated that their legal team is working with the music rights […]

Tom Petty’s Autopsy Reveals Accidental Overdose on Pain Pills

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Words by Roman White Visit for more information American singer and songwriter Tom Petty’s cause of death was publicly released on Friday. The “Free Fallin” singer reportedly died on October 2, 2017 from an accidental overdose of pain medications. Fentanyl, Oxycontin, and Xanax were some of the pain pills the singer was taking at […]

Spotify Hit With a $1.6 B Copyright Lawsuit

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Spotify has been sued for allegedly playing thousands of songs from the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young and The Doors without permission. Visit for more information Wixen Music Publishing, a song licensee, sued Spotify last week in California federal court, alleging the music-streaming startup is using its songs without the proper license or […]

13 Celebrity Deaths in 2017 That Felt Like Family


The year will go down in history as one of the most shocking years in popular culture, in terms of those who passed away. Friends, family and fans alike lost a saddening number of influential creatives across the industries. From Hip Hop legends like Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, to industry thought leaders like Combat Jack, the […]

How Tom Petty Influenced Hip-Hop Classics

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Words by Nick Slay & NDSmith Visit for more information In the wake of iconic rocker Tom Petty‘s death, The Source wanted to take a look at how his music influenced Hip-Hop. Here’s a couple of great songs that sampled Petty’s 1989 hit, “Free Fallin’ “. A cult-classic, “Free Fallin’” was one of those tracks […]

Hip-Hop Sends Condolences To The Passing of Tom Petty

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Words Ime Ekpo Visit for more information Legendary rocker Tom Petty who is best known as the lead of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, died on Monday at the age of 66 following a cardiac arrest episode. Petty was in his home at the time of the cardiac arrest which occurred in the wee […]