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CMU’s One Liners: Chief Keef, Snoop Dogg, Amanda Palmer, and more

By | Published on Monday 27 July 2015

Chief Keef

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Well, here’s a new development in the world of live music. Chief Keef was “switched off” by police one song into a charity show in Indiana on Saturday. The rapper was appearing as a hologram, actually performing on a sound stage in Beverly Hills, due to a number of outstanding arrest warrants. Full story via the Chicago-Tribune here.

• Snoop Dogg has accused Swedish police of racial profiling in a number of Instagram posts, after he was arrested on suspicion of drug possession after a show in Uppsala at the weekend.

• Amanda Palmer was forced to cancel a show supporting Morrissey in San Jose, California last week, after falling ill as the result of a tick bite. Read the full story in minute detail here.

• Imagine if I told you right here and now that Disclosure hadn’t just released the video for ‘Omen’ featuring Sam Smith. That would be such a lie. Look, it’s right here.

• PC Music producer Kane West is putting out an EP through Tiga’s Turbo Recordings on 14 Aug, the label has announced.

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