The Week In Music
While no artist (that we know of) started fights this week,our favorite hip-hop monthly the Source found itself in legal trouble again, as former editor-in-chief Kimberly Osorio successfully sued the publication for sexual harassment and defamation, among other items.
Meanwhile, electro-soul master Jamie Lidell kicked off another US tour, where he'll share some dates with Hot Chip, Kid Koala, and James T. Cotton, roots pioneer Luciano released his latest album on VP records, and CMJ is just around the corner, much to the delight of CX Kidtronik, who just announced a show at the festival with Dead Prez and JDavey.
Britain's Klaxons were forced to cancel their US mini-tour after members of the band were denied visas needed to enter the country. Authorities cited the band's age and small amount of recorded output as the reasons for denial, since clearly a trio of baby-faced hipsters with a single EP is a threat to the nation.
Lastly, though there's nothing musical about it, our favorite guerilla artist Banksy is at it again, with a controversial piece of his artwork catching a whopping £62,400 at an auction and setting a new record. Bargain!
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