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Music News: R.I.P. Fresh Kid Ice; Radiohead signature guitar

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Fresh Kid Ice, founding member of controversial hip-hop group 2 Live Crew, has passed away. Born Chris Wong Won, he was one of the first notable rappers of Asian heritage. He was 53 years old.

https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/07/r-i-p-fresh-kid-ice-of-2-live-crew-has-died-at-the-age-of-53/

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien is getting his own signature guitar as part of a new partnership with Fender, who is launching a Sustainer Stratocaster in collaboration with the musician. O’Brien has been playing his new guitar model during recent Radiohead shows. The guitar is scheduled to be released in November.

http://www.stereogum.com/1951976/radioheads-ed-obrien-is-getting-a-signature-stratocaster/news/