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Muse Return With Video for Defiant New Song ‘Won’t Back Down’

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Muse have returned with the video for their defiant new single “Won’t Back Down,” the British rockers’ first new music in nearly four years.

“’Won’t Stand Down’ is a song about standing your ground against bullies, whether that be on the playground, at work or anywhere,” frontman Matt Bellamy said of the single in a statement. “Protecting yourself from coercion and sociopathic manipulation and to face adversity with strength, confidence and aggression.”

The video for “Won’t Back Down” was directed by Jared Hogan and filmed in Kiev, Ukraine. While the new single didn’t arrive with the announcement of a new Muse LP, a release promises that the band is “currently working on more new music.”

Muse released Simulation Theory in 2018. Since then, Bellamy spent the pandemic making a series of solo tracks, including “Tomorrow’s World” and an EP of songs he recorded using Jeff Buckley’s Grace guitar, which the Muse singer bought.

When Rolling Stone asked about Muse’s plans during a May 2020 lockdown interview, Bellamy said: “It depends on what happens in the world, but at the moment we’re planning on getting together, ideally in the place we all came together, Devon in Southwest England, and sort of get back to our original ways. And even get back to the way we originally used to make music by meeting a couple of times a week to rehearse. The idea was to do that in 2021. If that goes well, get an album or a bunch of songs together and potentially hit the road again in 2022.”

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Black Girl Magic: Issa Rae and H.E.R. Lead The 53rd NAACP Image Awards Nominations

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Issa Rae and H.E.R. lead the pack in nods at The 53rd NAACP Image Awards.

Issa Rae, Regina King and Jennifer Hudson are the leading contenders for motion picture categories at this year’s NAACP Image Awards.

The nominees were announced Tuesday, and leading the list with 12 nominations each was Issa Rae’s HBO series “Insecure,” and the Netflix Black Western “The Harder They Fall.

Regina King co-stars in “The Harder They Fall,” and is also up for Entertainer of the Year. Jennifer Hudson is up for Entertainer of the Year as well, and her movie “Respect” has six nominations.

Singer-songwriter H.E.R. took the lead 6 nominations. Including being nominated for best female artist, best album for “Back of My Mind,” best R&B album, song of the year for “Fight For You” and more.

Following behind H.E.R. with four nominations each is Chlöe, Drake, Silk Sonic and Jazmine Sullivan.

This year’s list featured 83 categories for recordings, motion pictures, TV and streaming, documentaries, directing, podcasts, literary, and writing.

See the full list of nominations here.

The 53rd NAACP Image Awards will be hosted by Anthony Anderson on Saturday, February 26th at 8 p.m. ET/PT live on BET.

The NAACP will recognize winners in non-televised categories February 21-25, with those ceremonies to stream on NAACPImageAwards.net.

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Happy Birthday To The Roots’ Questlove!

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Happy Born day to Ahmir Khalib Thompson better known as ?uestlove a.k.a Questlove! Born in 1971, he turns a half century today. The OG is originally known as the drummer for the legendary Hip Hop band The Roots, but he has many roles.

On February 17, 2014, he became a part of the in-house band for The Tonight Show, and with The Roots he’s played the same role during the 969-episodes of  Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. 

Let’s not forget about the many artists he has produced such as Jay Z, Common, D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, the late Amy Winehouse, John Legend, and old school R&B legend Al Green. The list goes on with all the production teams he has been a part of, including Hip Hop pioneers like The Soulsonics and The Grand Wizards.

The influence of this multi-faceted musician has reached far beyond most in his lifetime thus far, and he’s nearly only half way thru. Happy Birthday Questlove and many more to come!

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[WATCH] Fat Joe: Jay-Z’s “Feelin’ It” Has The “Hardest Lyric In Hip Hop”

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In an exclusive interview on the I Am Athlete podcast, Bronx rap legend Fat Joe and the hosts of the show discuss the importance of having a strong support system in order to achieve success. Joe uses a bar from Jay-Z’s “Feelin’ It”, a hit song from his Reasonable Doubt debut, to prove that exact point, rapping, “If every n***a in your clique is rich, your clique is rugged/Nobody will fall ‘cause everyone will be each other’s crutches…”

The TS general adds, “Everybody wanna be the man. Everybody wanna be the guy everybody looks up to. There’s no real strength in that. The strength is in everybody eating, so that if one of us falls, we can lift him up. You have to understand that mentality.”

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