New Video: Dave East “Wit Me”

With three projects (P2, KARMA 2 and Beloved) checked off his list this year, it appears Dave East’s focus is on his long-awaited studio debut album via Def Jam Records. The New York MC continues to slowly get loyal fans ready for whats to come, this time by releasing a new track called “Wit Me.” Produced by Devaughn, the record samples the title track off Cam’ron’s 2002 album Come Home With Me. East drops an official music video for the song, where he’s seen giving away frees turkeys and clo...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, New Music, Times Square, Dave East, DeVaughn, Wit Me, Def Jam Records The New York MC

FRI. BRIEF: Record Store Black Friday • Article 13 Debate • Spotify Conquers Mexico • More

FRIDAY 11.23. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
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‘Married man’ Justin Bieber says he wants to be more like Jesus

‘First thanksgiving as a married man, first time hosting thanksgiving,’ Bieber says Justin Bieber marked his first Thanksgiving as a married man, saying that “love isn’t always easy” but adding he was trying, like Jesus Christ, to be more patient and selfless.The Canadian pop singer, 24, who married model Hailey Baldwin in a hush-hush civil ceremony in September, told his 102 million Instagram followers that Thursday’s US Thanksgiving holiday was the first he had hosted. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Music, Marriage, Thanksgiving, US, Life and style, Culture, Justin Bieber, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Hailey Baldwin, Bieber

Neil Diamond Sings The Plot Of Dumb Jason Biggs Movie Saving Silverman In Unearthed Theme Song

In 2001, Neil Diamond appeared in Saving Silverman, a very dumb Jason Biggs comedy about Neil Diamond superfans trying to stop their friend from marrying his controlling girlfriend. (It has a score of 18% on Rotten Tomatoes.) Diamond wrote "I Believe In Happy Endings" specifically for the movie, and it also featured his … More »
Tags: Music, Neil Diamond, Silverman, Jason Biggs, Rotten Tomatoes Diamond

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - November 23, 2018

My Brightest Diamond's A Million and One is the lone new album I can recommend this week. Bauhaus's The Bela Session captures the first time the band recorded together in early 1979. Tom Petty's American Treasure is available today in a 6-LP box set. This week's interesting music releases: Bauhaus: The Bela Session Beta Band: Hot Shots II (reissue) [vinyl] Britney Spears: ...Baby One More Time (reissue) [vinyl] Calexico: The Black Light (remastered and expanded) Chic: The Chic Organizati...
Tags: Music, David, Britney Spears, Morrissey, David Byrne, Lindsey Buckingham, Mac Miller, Tom Petty, Holly Golightly, Calexico, Jacco Gardner, American Treasure, Mark Don Mel, Jo Hisaishi, Totoro Jo Hisaishi

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Merry Black Friday. Thirty-one more shopping days until Christmas. Here at we've actually never offered a gift guide for music fans ... until now. You might wanna hop on these festive deals while you can. More »
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Taylor Swift Helps Metal Bands, Anselmo Plays PANTERA Set & 8 Other Trending Stories You May Have Missed This Week

It's Black Friday, so make sure to put on some extra awesome Black Metal. It's been a relatively quiet week,... The post Taylor Swift Helps Metal Bands, Anselmo Plays PANTERA Set & 8 Other Trending Stories You May Have Missed This Week appeared first on Metal Injection.
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Did Britpop Lead To Brexit?

What Britpop originally was – a way of reclaiming an identity for gaudy, magpieish British music from the grey blanket of grunge, then slapped on the cover of   – was not what it became. Of course it wasn’t: the essence of every pop movement is altered by exposure, when it becomes about its consumers’ interpretations rather than its creators’ intentions. Punk went from art school kids seeking to shock to blokes with mohicans drinking cider outside shopping centres. Britpop went from something ar...
Tags: Art, Music, Punk, 11.22.18

What New MLC Candidate Means For Copyright Office, Music Modernization Act

With the passage of the Music Modernization Act a competition of sorts has arisen, with multiple groups competing to be the Mechanical Licensing Collective. So what do these new candidates mean for the Copyright Office, who is ultimately responsible for designating said group. _________________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle of Music Tech Solutions Nate Rau reports in The Tennessean that there is a new group competing to be the “Mechanical Licensing Collective” under the ...
Tags: Music, Microsoft, Congress, Guest Post, Dlc, Federal Register, Music Business, Copyright Office, Mlc, Congressional, Chris Castle, Nate Rau, Publishing & Songwriting, New MLC Candidate

Record Stores Celebrate Black Friday, Small Business Saturday w/ Exclusives, Sales and Events

The team and growing network of indie stores behind Record Store Day are celebrating both Black Friday and Small Business Saturday this weekend November 23- 24 with an extensive array of exclusive releases, special sales, in-store performances, signings and events. Most exclusives (extensive list below) will debut on Black Friday. But  on Saturday, Record Store Day continues its 6 year collaboration with Small Business Saturday with exclusive releases from Ben Folds, Tony Bennett and Dian...
Tags: Black Friday, Facebook, Music, Hollywood, Taylor Swift, Bonnie Raitt, Africa, Disney, David Bowie, Madonna, Dallas, Sinead O'connor, Howard Stern, Record Store Day, Keith Richards, DOE

10 Covers That Creatively Transform The Original Song

Covers are a a central idea of the western pop scene, often rising to become more famous than the original version of a song. Some of the best covers have been able to truly reimagine a song in a way which gives it a fresh meaning, or causes it to evoke and entirely different feel in the listener. Here we look at ten such examples. _________________________ Guest post by Evan Zwisler of Soundfly's Flypaper Cover songs are ubiquitous in pop culture. In fact, I’d even go as far to...
Tags: Music, New York, California, New York City, Jimi Hendrix, Brooklyn, Guest Post, Shanghai, Tokyo, Kylie Minogue, Kanye, Kurt Cobain, Mitchell, How I Listen, Cadillac, Chet Faker

Media Tries To Link METALLICA Song To Man's Gruesome Murder of Family

There is currently a media frenzy around Chris Watts, a man who admitted to gruesomely murdering his family. Some outlets... The post Media Tries To Link METALLICA Song To Man's Gruesome Murder of Family appeared first on Metal Injection.
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The Iconic Album Doggystyle Turns 25

There are a couple of handful of albums that’s mentioned when you’re talking about all-time classic hip hop records. Death Row is my all-time favorite label and they have four of those albums mentioned. The Chronic, All Eyez on Me, Makaveli and the one that’s featured now. Doggystyle was one of the most anticipated albums ever after the success of the Chronic record. Snoop Dogg had one of a kind flow and voice when he was introduced to the world on the Deep Cover track. After the release of th...
Tags: Albums, United States, Mtv, Hip Hop, Jazz, Snoop Dogg, Martin, Snoop, Doggystyle, Doggy Dogg World, Nancy Fletcher, Hustlaz

Forget about the jack: How to use Bluetooth AptX HD on the OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T does not have a headphone jack, meaning it may be the right time to make the leap and embrace some AptX HD Bluetooth wireless headphones. Here's our guide on how to activate AptX HD on your new OnePlus 6T. The post Forget about the jack: How to use Bluetooth AptX HD on the OnePlus 6T appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Music, Bluetooth, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Android Army, AptX HD, OnePlus 6T

Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight & CJ Fly “Know the Rules” on ‘PEEP’ Bonus Track

Pro Era's aPROcalypse is now streaming everywhere.
Tags: Jazz, Songs, Kirk Knight, Joey Badass, Pro Era, Joey Bada Kirk Knight, CJ Fly

BLACK FRIDAY: Tunisia's AYYUR Unleash "The Lunatic Creature"

It's Black Friday on Black Friday so it seemed appropriate to find a band that is as far away from... The post BLACK FRIDAY: Tunisia's AYYUR Unleash "The Lunatic Creature" appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Black Friday, Music, Tunisia, Song Premiere, Ayyur

Abortions In America Hit Lowest Rate Since Roe V. Wade

Abortions in America are at their lowest rate since abortion was legalized, according to a new report from the CDC.The survey, released on Wednesday, revealed that abortions for women aged 15 to 44 dropped 24% nationwide between 2006 and 2015. The overall rate of abortions also declined by 2% (from 652,639) from 2014 to 2015.The abortion rate decreased for all age groups, but the largest decline was for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, where there was a decline of 54%.A cause was not sp...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Cdc, America, Switzerland, Ohio, Roe V Wade, ACA, Phil Bryant, Guttmacher Institute

New Music: Joey Badass, Kirk Knight & CJ Fly “Know the Rules”

Over the past year, artists like Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller have made staple mixtapes in their catalogues available on streaming services. Pro Era joined that list on Friday (Nov. 23), rolling out 2012’s PEEP: The aPROcalypse project on all streaming platforms. The move comes months after Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ made the same move with his debut mixtape 1999. The re-release of PEEP: The aPROcalypse comes with a nice surprise, a previously unreleased song called “Know the Rules.” Featuring Bada$...
Tags: Jazz, Wiz Khalifa, New Music, Mac Miller, Joey Bada, Joey Badass, Pro Era, Joey Badass Kirk Knight, Joey Badss, Statik Selektah Hear

How To Make Your False Eyelashes Last and Last

With false lashes ringing in at up to $25 a pair, throwing a set away after a single use feels just plain wrong. Turns out, we’re right to trust our guts on this one, because according to makeup artist Jamie Greenberg (whose celebrity clients include Rashida Jones, Kaley Cuoco, and Busy Philipps) there is plenty of life left in a duo of false lashes after you’ve turned down for the night. The trick: Treat them like dishes and wash them after every use.The fact is, we should be able to get more ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Greenberg, Busy Philipps, Jamie Greenberg, Rashida Jones Kaley Cuoco

Why Image Matters In The Spotify Age: Secretly Group Creative Director Explains

Danny Ross sat down to chat with Robby Morris, the creative director of indie powerhouse the Secretly Group, which is responsible for the releases of Bon Iver, Angel Olsen, The War On Drugs and others about why image is so important in the streaming age. ______________________________ Guest post by . This article originally appeared on Forbes A picture is worth a thousand notes. Just look at a band's album art, music video, Instagram feed or live show, and it will become cl...
Tags: Music, New York, New York City, Brooklyn, Guest Post, Yo La Tengo, Belle, Ryan Adams, Ross, Bon Iver, Ryley Walker, Phoebe Bridgers, Philly, Julien Baker, Mike, Morris

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 23-30

  Performers move down Hollywood Boulevard during the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. This year’s parade is on Nov. 25. (File photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   CSUN Powwow: The Cal State University, Northridge American Indian Studies program and the...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Dance, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

Katy Perry is 2018’s Highest Paid Female Pop Artist

Katy Perry managed to the grab the first spot on the annual list of the highest-paid women in music. She made $83 million for the year topping Taylor Swift ($80 million), Beyoncé ($60 million) and Pink ($52 million).Despite releasing an album that fell below expectations, Katy’s tour earned $1 million a night and American Idol gave her a $20 million paycheck which helped her secure the #1 spot.Here is the complete list:Katy Perry ($83 million), Taylor Swift ($80 million), Beyoncé ($60 million)...
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Perspective, Pink, Celine Dion, Katy, Helene Fischer, Kings of A&R, Katy Perry highest paid female artist

Jaden Smith – “Plastic” (Video)

The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story is out now.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Jaden Smith

Key Glock Drops ‘Glockoma’ Album

The rising Memphis star's second project of the year.
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Memphis, Key Glock

Watch Bob Dylan Drink Whiskey At The Circus On Fallon

Bob Dylan made a rare TV appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to advertise his new Heaven's Door whiskey, and he did it in the most Bob Dylan way imaginable. In what has to be one of the weirdest whiskey commercials ever, Dylan and Fallon silently sip some Heaven's … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Bob Dylan, Fallon, Dylan

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