Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
That Wasn’t Prince’s Bare Ass You Saw at the 1991 MTV VMAs
You didn't see as much of Prince as you may have thought at the 1991 Video Music Awards.
Which Songs Has Bruce Springsteen Played the Most in Concert?
He's earned his live reputation in part by changing set lists night to night, but there are still favorites.
How Prince ‘Made History’ at the Super Bowl Halftime Show
If there's a more defining moment in the history of Super Bowl halftime shows than Prince playing "Purple Rain" in the middle of a downpour, we haven't seen it.
How Eddie Murphy Became the Fifth Beatle
Clarence Walker claimed the Fab Four were once a quintet, until they fired him and stole his songs.
When Eddie Murphy Impersonated Stevie Wonder on ‘SNL’
Comedian did his impression of the soul legend only twice on the show.
When Eddie Murphy Debuted Velvet Jones on ‘Saturday Night Live’
The pimp-turned-pitchman was one of the star's most beloved characters.
Why Eddie Murphy Stayed Away From ‘Saturday Night Live’ for So Long
Star didn't appear on the show that made him famous for 31 years.
Drake Claims Superiority Over Beatles on New ‘Abbey Road’ Tattoo
The rapper celebrated breaking some of the Beatles' chart records with a tattoo that puts him ahead of them on the 'Abbey Road' cover.
Watch Live as Will Smith Bungee Jumps Above the Grand Canyon
In honor of his 50th birthday today (Sept. 25), Will Smith will bungee jump out of a helicopter above the Grand Canyon and streaming it on YouTube.
A Tribe Called Quest Shares Their First Masterpiece: Sept. 24 in Hip-Hop History
September 24 saw A Tribe Called Quest release their first masterpiece, James Brown take some cops for a dangerous ride and a Cosby Kid head off to college.
Aretha Franklin Dies: Rockers React
See how the music world mourned the death of the Queen of Soul.
Framed Kanye West Tweets Are Now a Thing You Can Buy
A website is selling printouts of some of Kanye West's greatest moments on Twitter.