From Spin Magazine:
Courtney Love has gone from Hole to Hova. The singer told Huffington Post she gave Jay-Z approval to quote lyrics from Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on his upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. She explained that while the rapper’s camp used the lyrics first and asked for permission later, “which is kind of nervy, the business side is taken care of so it’s fine.” She also said this: “Jay-Z’s huge and we’re friends. I mean we’re not besties or anything…”
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Courtney Love has revealed that she recently put an ad on internet listings site Craigslist looking for musicians to work with and received only one response.
The former Hole frontwoman explained: “I put an ad on Craigslist that said, ‘Band in the style of Hole looking for bassist in the style of Melissa Auf der Maur.’ I got exactly one response. There’s just not a lot of chick bass players.”
Speaking to Bust magazine, Love explained she would be releasing her new music under her own name, rather than as Hole, like she did with her 2010 album, ‘Nobody’s Daughter’. She said: “My name symbolizes a lot of things, and I have to sit in these rooms with lawyers and be called a ‘brand’ often, so I was just like, ‘Fucking name it after me!’ I don’t care.”
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