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Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Bob Dylan Hit With Hate-Crime Charges + More

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Music, like politics, is now subject to the 24-hour news cycle, and as a result, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: In the spirit of simplification and efficiency, we’ve collected today’s top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.


Jana Birchum, Getty Images
Jana Birchum, Getty Images
5

Kaiser Chiefs Announce Fifth Album

'Education, Education, Education & War' due out March 31
 
 

The song in the trailer is pretty cool, but the Arctic Monkeys need not look over their shoulders. [NME]

 
Jason Davis, Getty Images
Jason Davis, Getty Images
4

Lupe Fiasco Releasing Novel Via Twitter

'Teriyaki Joe: Neo Harlem Detective' arriving in 140-character blasts
 
 

At this rate, you'll finish reading it by 2056. [Contact Music]

 
Asylum
Asylum
3

Indie Supergroup Staging Gene Clark Tribute

Members of Beach House, the Walkmen, Grizzly Bear and more will perform the former Byrd's 1974 'No Other' album
 
 

Honestly, we've never heard it, but we're intrigued. To Spotify! [Brooklyn Vegan]

 
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2

Kanye Working With Q-Tip, Rick Rubin On New Album?

So says Tip in a recent interview
 
 

The former Tribesman doesn't offer up any other details, but Kanye has confirmed there's new music on the way for next summer. [Pitchfork]

 
Bob Dylan
Photographer, Getty Images
1

Bob Dylan Charged With Hate Crime In France

Trouble stems from comments about Serbia in Rolling Stone
 
 

According to Bob, "Serbs can sense Croatian blood," and that assessment of Eastern European politics has him in hot water with the French government. [Consequence of Sound]

 

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