The Mike + Ruthy Band, "Bright As You Can" (Thirty Tigers)
Folk legend and environmental activist Neil Young has releasedÂ the first music video from his anti-GMO concept album, The Monsanto Years, with his band Young and Promise of the Real. The song, titled "Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop," pokes fun at Starbucks, agrochemical giant Monstanto, and genetically modified organisms. In the video, Young, while singing lyrics like "I want a cup of coffee, but I don't want a GMO.
Drake, Pharrell Williams and David Guetta are reportedly in talks to make guest appearances as DJs for iTunes Radio. According to The New York Post, Apple is trying to woo rapper Drake with a $19 million deal that would see the Canadian rapper guest DJ for iTunes Radio.
Morocco's Mawazine festival opened over the weekend to record crowds but faced some controversy, with 300,000 fans flocking to see star attractions such as Jennifer Lopez and Pharrell Williams, organisers said. Government spokesman Mustapha Khalfi, a member of the Islamist Justice and Development party, strongly denounced the broadcast on state television. The performance of Williams, now world famous for his 2014 smash hit "Happy", received more universal approval.