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There’s good news for the music industry in Washington DC: House Democrats appear to have found their next caucus chair in Representative Hakeem Jeffries, a champion of music creators who, since 2013, has served as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 8th Congressional District. Jeffries, who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens, co-sponsored the Music …

Pantera fans are excited for the next reunion of beloved thrash metal icons. The band’s first major tour in over 20 years kicks off in South America on December 2 when they perform at Hell & Heaven Metal Fest in Texicoco, Mexico. Over the weekend, we got our first look at the band’s new lineup. …

We had the pleasure of speaking with Texas Hip Hop artist Johnny Cocoa to discuss his journey in music as he released one of his latest singles “Free Bird”. Produced by Tago, the track imagines a liberated world where people fully embrace the free-spirited nature to seek out what is theirs. Through his smooth lyricism …

photo: Aïcha Golliher To chase. Start a study to try to find a record that more faithfully interprets all the sounds of classic American music in new original music. Gather a commission and crowdsource the public to see if another album can top it as a specimen of old-school sounds. Put it in a blind …

Whether it’s the raw lyrics from the heart or a head-banging hook, there’s no denying the power of a well-written song. Grammy-nominated artist Allison Russell recently sold Carnegie Hall in New York, so she knows a thing or two about writing compelling songs. These UC Santa Barbara students have a unique opportunity to peer into …

Brooklyn Beckham blames his star sign and “a lot of anxiety” for not becoming a famous footballer. The 23-year-old chef – who got into photography after failing to secure a scholarship to the Arsenal Football Club Academy – hasn’t tried to follow in the footsteps of his father David Beckham. He told Bustle: “I have …

Too $hort and E-40 are fed up with the senseless violence that plagues rap, the genre they love so much. The West Coast OG pair used their platform to speak out in hopes of change by writing a powerful op-ed in Atlantic. After naming fallen rappers such as XXXTENTACION, Nipsey Hussle, PnB Rock, Pop Smoke, …

Wendy Bennett grew up in Belmont-DeVilliers where she and her friends walked the alphabet streets, celebrated birthdays and saw friends participate in the civil rights movement. To rekindle those same memories of the glory and honor of the neighborhood affectionately known as The Blocks, Bennett and the Belmont-DeVilliers Neighborhood Association have planned a festival in …

Have you ever had such an enchanting and happy dream, yet lucid and believable enough to convince you that this was a new reality you had entered? Imagine this; You can enter this lucid realm at the press of a button at any time, and even though it is an emotional place that encapsulates both …

Nas opened up about Takeoff’s passing at the launch party for his new album, Illness of King III. The New York rapper joined many other members of the Hip-Hop community to offer his condolences to the family before issuing some words of wisdom. “I have to say Rest in Peace to Takeoff,” Nas began before …

The 2000s brought us some incredibly iconic music. And with that came unforgettable music videos. So, let’s take a look at some of our favorite stars from the 2000s in their very first music videos versus their most recent ones. 1. Here is Avril Lavigne in her video “Complicated” in 2002. Here’s April 20 years …

Blockchain, a technology, can help alleviate problems in the sector. Artists like Lupe Fiasco, Gramatik, and Pitbull have spoken out in favor of decentralized technologies in the music industry, and those who believe blockchain distributed ledger technology is the best way to deliver music efficiently, streamline royalties, cut out unnecessary middlemen, and establish a single …

This week’s best new hip-hop features albums, videos and songs by Nas, GloRilla, and more. The year-end downturn is upon us, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t new music coming out – just that the flood has become a much more manageable flow. Independent artists would do well to take the advice from Brian Zisook …

Long before streaming service algorithms fueled our appetite for new sound, music lovers relied on radio DJs and record sellers like Skippy White. “There was a saying that if you walked into the store and wanted a record but you didn’t know its name, all you had to do was hum it,” the 86-year-old said. …

The TV anime staff of Piero Karasuit is The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess (Tensei Ōjo to Tensai Reijō no Mahō Kakumei) light novel revealed details about the anime’s ending theme song on Thursday. Anisphia actress Sayaka Senbongi and Eupyllia’s voice actress Manaka Iwami performs the song “Only for You” and the single for …

Eleganto stopped by to chat about diving into music full-time, his recent collaborative EP with Cloverdale, and his goals for the future. Originally from Valencia, Spain, Elegant is an artist you should have on your radar if you’re into house music. Since first bursting onto the scene in 2019, he’s taken the bass house genre …

“I used to give out CDs before they bought it,” Drake succinctly explains on “Privileged Rapper,” the fifth track off “Her Loss,” his new collaboration album with 21 Savage, released on Tuesday. November 4. Now more than 15 years into a music career in which he’s comfortably placed himself at the pinnacle of the hip-hop …

Comment this story Comment Before Verzuz and Club Quarantine, four local music lovers were hosting their own discussions about the legacy of a genre whose relevance has been questioned in recent years. Since February 2018, Marcus K. Dowling, Julian Kimble, Ashley-Dior Thomas and Justin Tinsley have hosted the R&B club – a monthly book club-style …

The Australian summer is a marker of many awesome things – balmy nights, well-deserved annual holidays, sizzling barbecues and Mr Whippy vans that come to mind – but it also means the start of a musical lineup jaw-dropping action brimming with international acts worthy of a to-do list. check. And this summer, Sydney and the …

IWe don’t hear much about it anymore, but like the ancient Greeks’ conception of the universe, hip-hop culture has four elements. Instead of fire, air, water, and earth, hip-hop features rapping, DJing, breakdancing, and graffiti. Over the years, rapping has obliterated the other three, while a potent combination of laziness and greed means most rappers …

If the word “woozy” was an artist, it would be an LA-based singer/rapper paw paw and his latest release, Another PawPaw Rod EP. Following on from last year A PawPaw Rod EPOklahoma-born artist, Rodney Hulseytakes a laid-back approach to its unique fusion of hip-hop and soul. “Message (of better days)”, previously released as the lead …

photo: Jesse Faatz It had to happen, and you can get all tummy aches not being able to see one of your favorite artists in a more intimate venue. But you have been warned and have had the good fortune for years to see Billy Strings at local watering holes, downtown clubs and historic theaters …

Published on November 2, 2022 at 9:35 p.m. By John Bear Electronic musician Dan Dave Larson first performed live as a teenager in front of 20 people at his parents’ house in Rio Rancho. The show, if you can call it that, was mostly him and a few friends making sarcastic and cacophonous noise on …

BEST HIP-HOP The best hip-hop on Bandcamp: October 2022 By Phillip Mlynar November 02, 2022 October’s roundup of the ten most essential new hip-hop releases to hit Bandcamp includes an MC’s nostalgic journey to the days of making home radio mixtapes, a socio-political blitzkrieg from a fierce spitter from South Memphis, as well as the …

British boyband Blue have announced a concert in Singapore in February as part of their 20th anniversary “Heart and Soul” tour. Blue will perform at the Theater at Mediacorp on February 9 in a concert to mark the 20th anniversary of their 2001 debut album, “All Rise.” The band have not indicated if further Asia …

Venues, like The Newport, are a common canvas on which music posters can be pasted. Credit: Zachary Rilley | photo editor In the vast community that is the Columbus music scene, poster artists help performances come to life with their works. The variety of music venues located in Columbus allows local bands to play throughout …