Before you head out for the long weekend, make sure you’re up to date on all the events from this past week.
Meanwhile, Weird Al stole the show at the Emmys.
Kate Bush played her first show in 35 years.
Prince announced that he will be releasing two albums in the coming months.
In this week’s legal troubles, Young Jeezy was arrested for the third time this year and Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Frank Ocean were all sued on an allegation of copyright infringement. The Beastie Boys are fighting to keep their $1.7 million jury award from Monster Energy. Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda is facing a felony gun charge.
In classic rock news, Neil Young is getting divorced after 36 years and Bob Dylan announced a North American tour to support the release of The Basement Tapes. Bruce Springsteen has decided to become a children’s book author.
Don’t forget to check out Marc Hogan’s piece “Why Friday Shouldn’t Become the Global Release Date for New Music” for your weekend longread.
Now go forth and enjoy the next three days.