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The 10 Most Obnoxious Things Ever to Happen in Music

on February 03, 2014, 12:00pm
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Musicians can be so obnoxious. They can also be sociopathic, violent, and perverted. But we’re not writing about monsters here. We’re writing about assholes. We’re writing about celebrities whose self-absorption, immaturity, and craving for fame make them oblivious to decent behavior. We’re writing about that moment when you have to reconcile your feelings about the person with your feelings about their music. More than that, though, we’re writing about those moments that humanize, that transform our favorite musicians from infallible hit-makers to, well, people. Everyone’s a jerk sometimes, and here are 10 of the jerkiest moments in music history.

–Randall Colburn
Staff Writer

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Juia
February 4, 2014 at 2:55 am

“Musicians and artists sharing their political opinions was commonplace beginning in the ’60s and ’70s,”

For Crying Out Loud CoS! Learn some music history. The origins of blues and folk. Woody Guthrie!

aust
February 3, 2014 at 12:48 pm

oh yes nick freed is fucking retarded

aust
February 3, 2014 at 12:44 pm

Courtney love’s father gave her acid as a toddler.. still feel the need to quote you incurable douchebags? I think roman Polanski said something nice about kanye, go go and write another article no one will read

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