Films starring musicians like Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and Kathleen Hanna; docs looking at the lives of Kurt Cobain and Nina Simone; films that were scored by Brian Eno and a member of fun. And there’s more than one that has Pharrell’s stamp all over it.
‘South Park’ Holiday Episode Pokes Fun at Taylor Swift, Lorde, Iggy Azalea & Michael Jackson’s Hologram
On the latest holiday episode of ‘South Park,’ they went for broke, poking fun at bloated holiday specials, smug celebrities and especially holograms, including those of Kurt Cobain, Tupac, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.
You might know Dave Grohl as the frontman of the Foo Fighters, but according to the former drummer, he’s just a dad who spends a lot of time shuttling his kids around in a mini-van. And when he’s not busy doing that, he plays a little music.
According to producer Butch Vig, the band’s relentless practice schedule before recording the 1991 classic was a way to stay warm during the brutal Northwestern winter.
What would you do with $27 million?
“Some beautiful blond, tragic, gorgeous actor boy is hitting on me, and why? He wants to play Kurt. So I am moving that over to the agency side. I am not Cecil B. DeMille or anything like that.”
“He wrote to every major, minor label: ‘We’ll pay. Let us be on your label.’ He was desperate to be the biggest rock star in the world. But he made it look like it was thrust upon him.”
The note was found in Cobain’s wallet after his body was discovered on April 8, 1994, logged into evidence in the Seattle Police Department case file, and never made public until now.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell discusses fame’s strangle hold on Kurt Cobain.