Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, February 23, 2010...
- Drake says the new Kanye West album will be "the best hip-hop album of the last 10 years." Sounds like someone has been drankin' the Kool-Aid!
Johnny Marr got his prized guitar back after it was stolen 10 years ago.
- Xiu Xiu has an odd way of telling it's fans "thank you." They sell them limited edition shirts with "Xiu Xiu For Life" written with blood from the band members. Um, gross?
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