Tommy Davidson Says Jamie Foxx Was “Competitive” & “Mercilessly Mean” to Him in Upcoming Memoir

Comedian and actor Tommy Davidson is set to release his memoir, Living In Color, later this month. An excerpt from the book reveals Davidson has had a strained relationship with Jamie Foxx since the moment they met. Davidson and Foxx first worked together in 1991 when Foxx joined the sketch series, In Living Color, which Davidson starred on from the first season. In the memoir, Davidson writes that things started to go left while the two filmed a sketch featuring Foxx’s would-be-famous character...
Tags: Celebs, Pop Culture, Jazz, In Living Color, Jamie Foxx, Wanda, Jamie, Foxx, Davidson, Memoirs, Tommy Davidson, Kenan Ivory Wayans, Booty Call (movie, Living In Color, Wanda Davidson

SO – “New Win”

“New Win”, new single by Hip Hop duo SO.
Tags: Jazz, SO, Singles

Royce 5’9 – “Overcomer” Ft. Westside Gunn (Video)

Premiered on Rolling Stone, Royce 5’9″ prepares for the release of “The Allegory“, his newest full studio offering with a new controversial visual calling out Yelawolf, “Overcomer“, featuring Shady/Griselda Records‘ own WestSide Gunn, directed by Cricket.  The powerful and artful track questions the decisions we make in life and the repercussions that follow. The Allegory will be available on all DSP platforms on February 21, 2020 via eOne/Heaven Studios, Inc.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, DSP, Royce, Gunn, Westside Gunn, Royce 5'9, Rolling Stone Royce, Yelawolf Overcomer, Shady Griselda Records

Philly Man Found Dead in Trash Bin Was Lured There By His Teenage Ex-Girlfriend & Killed By Her New Boyfriend, Police Say

The dead body of a Philadelphia man who was left in a trash bin and thrown off the side of a bridge has been identified as 22-year-old Darius Cheeseboro. The suspects of the heinous crime remain at large. Police became aware of the body on Tuesday (Jan. 14) after a 15-year-old student told her school administrators that she had information about a murder that occurred during the holiday break and the whereabouts of the dead body. ? Cheeseboro’s body was found 30 feet below the bridge. He h...
Tags: Wtf, Murder, Crime, News, Pennsylvania, Jazz, Philadelphia, Toxic Relationships, Philly, Cheeseboro, Darius Cheeseboro, Philly Man Found Dead

Raekwon – “The Appetition” EP

Today, Red Bull Music is pleased to announce the joint release of a new EP from Raekwon as well as a companion BTS documentary that examines its creation at Red Bull Music Studios, New York. The new EP, The Appetition was created in partnership with Red Bull Songs and is the iconic rapper’s first release of new music since 2017. With the goal to highlight the creative process of four collaborators and one superstar coming together to create music in a short period of time, the behind-the-scen...
Tags: Youtube, Albums, Jazz, Raekwon, Red Bull TV, Red Bull Music Studios New York


Many jazz fans are seriously prone to excessive nostalgicizing (see E.A. Robinson’s “Minniver Cheevy”) and I wonder why this music that we love is such a stimulus.  How many classical-music devotees dream away, “I wish I were having dinner with … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Swing, Jazz, Nostalgia, Robinson, Greenwich Village, Generosities, Hotter Than That, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman

Lil Mon’ – “Sunlight” (Video)

Southside Richmond, Va based new wave artist Lil Mon’ drops a new video, “Sunlight”. His brand is SYN and his lastest project is “STRICTLY 4 THA SOLID” on all major platforms. He is dropping his next project TONYA KIDZ on January 25, 2020. And also another project on Valentine’s Day 2020.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Lil Mon, Southside Richmond Va

TikTok Is Killing The Radio Song-writer

What makes sense on TikTok might not make sense on the old platforms. TikTok distills music down to a brief snippet you can sing along to, or dance along to or perform a comic sketch to. Its needs are different, which is changing how professional songwriters working in studios around the world are thinking about their craft. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, 01.17.20

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
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Wiggles Member Greg Page Suffers Heart Attack Onstage At Brushfire Relief Benefit

Children's music group the Wiggles hail from Sydney. Like many people Australian and otherwise, they've used their platform to support relief efforts combatting the wildfires that have ravaged their country's landscape. In the Wiggles' case, that meant a pair of scheduled performances by the original lineup at Castle Hill RSL in … More »
Tags: Music, News, Sydney, Greg Page, The Wiggles, Brushfire Relief Benefit, Castle Hill RSL

NAMM 2020: Dave Grohl, members of Anthrax, Stone Sour and more honor Pantera guitarist ‘Dimebag’ Darrell with Dimebash

The backstage area was bustling Thursday afternoon at the Observatory in Santa Ana as a slew of musicians prepared to perform at the 11th Annual Dimebash, the unofficial rock-and-roll kick-off to the 2020 NAMM Show happening over at the Anaheim Convention Center. It’s an ideal time for musicians to come together and rock since they’re all in town anyway — and what better cause to celebrate than the life and legacy of the late “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, co-founder and guitarist of Pantera and Dama...
Tags: Music, Sport, Dave, Things To Do, Soccer, Wembley Stadium, Justin Bieber, Dave Grohl, Kenya, Ohio, Anthrax, Pantera, Concerts, Abbott, Yamaha, Namm

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

So much encouraging feedback about our corporate realignment. You love to see it! We have a lot of exciting plans for 2020 and beyond, but the immediate future may bring some pain to the UX as we transfer to a new server, rebuild our CMS, and change ad providers, all while moving out … More »
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Zirra – “Confetti” (Video)

A Nigerian born artist known for releasing easy going and infectious AfroPop, Dubai based singer/songwriter Zirra drops something different for our ears.  Check out the new video premiere for, “Confetti”.
Tags: Videos, Dubai, Jazz, Zirra

Yellow Wiggle Greg Page collapses after heart attack during bushfire relief concert

Wiggles member recovering in hospital after falling to ground when leaving stage at Castle Hill RSLOriginal Wiggles member Greg Page has collapsed and gone into cardiac arrest at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney.The original Yellow Wiggle was taken to hospital after falling to the ground as he left the stage at Castle Hill RSL on Friday night. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Australia news, Culture, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Sydney, Bushfires, Greg Page, Castle Hill RSL, Castle Hill RSLOriginal Wiggles

Apple AirPods Pro vs. Apple AirPods: Are the pricier Pros worth it?

Apple's new AirPods Pro are pretty sweet, but they do cost $249. Is that extra cash worth it? We think so.
Tags: Mobile, Music, Trends, Home Theater, Comparison, Noise Cancellation, Apple AirPods, True Wireless Earbuds, Apple AirPods Pro, Apple AirPods 3

Royce 5’9 Reveals ‘The Allegory’ Tracklist, Release Date

Nickel Nine's self-produced album drops next month.
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5 questions for Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl as he smokes meat at NAMM 2020 Dimebash barbecue

When Rita Haney, longtime partner of the late “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, asked Foo Fighters’ vocalist-guitarist Dave Grohl to be a part of the 11th Annual Dimebash at the Observatory in Santa Ana, she said he immediately responded, “Well, you know I’m cooking, right?” Grohl, who celebrated his 51st birthday on Jan. 14 and has been dropping hints on social media about some crazy stuff coming up for the Foo Fighters’ 25th anniversary, has become known for more than just his skills on stage. He’s be...
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Video premiere: The Blank Tapes, ‘Pure Evil’

Matt Adams continued his musical vision quest as the Blank Tapes by releasing two long EPs of music in 2019, “Super Bloom” in May and “Look Into the Light” in October. They are refinements of the singer-songwriter’s kaleidoscopic take on 1960s psychedelic pop, rich in melody and textures and perfect for whatever scent the wind is carrying. “Pure Evil,” which features longtime band member Veronica Bianqui on backing vocals, imagines that wind as a desert breeze, stirred up by some spaghetti Weste...
Tags: Video, Music, Featured, West Coast, Local Artist, Veronica Bianqui, Adams, Don, Joshua Tree, Kiana, Pappy Harriet, Matt Adams, Pioneertown, The Blank Tapes, Blank Tapes, Sarah Orton

Pioneer’s new 6-channel DJ mixer could be a producer and live act favorite

Its expanded mixing and EQ section have already inspired memes, but live acts will sure be happy to see it in the booth. Pioneer, of course, faces an ongoing problem. Having taken over the world, there’s not much left to conquer. At the entry level, the strategy isn’t hard – there’s an expanding market of first-time DJs, and the company’s combination of Rekordbox-for-computers with Rekordox-for-USB-stick-prep seems a winner. But at the high end, the product stury is murkier. What do people wa...
Tags: Music, Tech, Dj, Gear, Stories, Music Tech, Djing, Pioneer, Namm, Richie Hawtin, Allen Heath, Serato, Mixer, Rekordbox, NAMM20, DJM-V10

Cam Newton Wants DNA Tests on All 4 Kids With Baby Mama Kia Proctor Amid Contentious Custody & Child Support Battle

The public may just be learning about Cam Newton’s secret baby and split from longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor, but the two have reportedly been fighting in court over custody and money for months! According to Bossip, court documents show Newton and Proctor split months ago and are in the process of hammering out details regarding custody of their four children and child support. Newton even wants DNA tests of all four of their kids! The Carolina Panthers quarterback has sued Proctor for joint c...
Tags: Celebs, Maryland, Sports, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Carolina Panthers, Newton, Child Support, Cam Newton, Shaw, Proctor, Bossip, Baby Mama Drama, Kia Proctor, Celebrity Relationships

Manchester Mayor Calls Eminem’s Lyrics About Ariana Grande Concert Bombing “Unnecessarily Hurtful”

Eminem surprise-released his new album Music To Be Murdered By last night. Today, right on cue, there is a new Eminem controversy. More »
Tags: Music, News, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Andy Burnham, Manchester Mayor Calls Eminem

The 5 Best Songs of the Week, from Halsey to BTS

It was a busy end of the week in the music world: Eminem surprise-dropped a 20-track album, and the head of the Recording Academy was removed from her post just 10 days out from the 2020 Grammy Awards. This week, we’re paying attention to Mac Miller‘s thoughtful posthumous album Circles, Halsey’s Manic, BTS’ first single off their February album, Soccer Mommy’s “Circle the Drain” and King Krule’s “(Don’t Let the Dragon) Draag On.” “Black Swan,” BTS There are two ways to listen...
Tags: Music, News, Uncategorized, Eminem, Nashville, Avril Lavigne, Halsey, Mac Miller, Don, Recording Academy, Sheryl Crow, Martha Graham, Krule, Archy Marshall, King Krule, MN Dance Company

K Bye For Now, Not So Quick: Ariana Sued Over 7 Rings

K bye for now – not so quick. Ariana Grande is now a target of a lawsuit over her hit song 7 Rings. She joins the list of pop stars including Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran who’ve spent time in court fighting off other songwriters who claimed their works have been stolen. Josh Stone claims he took the song to music industry executives, including producer Tommy Brown, who has worked with Grande. He claims took key elements of his song for Grande’s “7 Rings.” Grande’s song includes the repeating line...
Tags: Music, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Josh Stone, Tommy Brown, Grande, The Latest

Jalen McMillan – “No Cap” Ft. DJ PLAE

“No Cap”, the new hard hitting single by Jalen McMillan featuring DJ PLAE.  It’s the 4th and final single before releasing his upcoming mixtape, “Welcome to the Inferno”, set to drop February 14th.
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Jalen McMillan, DJ PLAE

Stream: Cuffed Up, ‘French Exit’

From the first minute of their debut single “Mother/Father,” you knew L.A. quartet Cuffed Up knew their post-punk. Their new single “French Exit” is another story entirely, a stream-turned-whirlpool-of-consciousness, with Sapphire Jewell speak-singing over an intoxicating wash of guitar and cymbals. To review: Cuffed Up formed after a chance meeting between Jewell and Ralph Torrefranca, during which they bonded over their love for the U.K. punk scene. Vic Ordonez and Joe Liptock later came on bo...
Tags: Music, Featured, Patti Smith, Courtney Barnett, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Observatory, Jewell, Silversun Pickups, Joe Liptock, Cuffed Up, Sapphire Jewell, Ralph Torrefranca, Vic Ordonez, Bardot Free

The annual Doheny Blues Festival has been postponed for 2020

Organizers announced Friday morning that the 2020 Doheny Blues Festival will be postponed as they explore venue options of 2021. “Sea Terrace Park has been a wonderful venue for the festival for the last two years and we are thankful for the support we received from the City of Dana Point, the Arts & Culture Commission and the local hotels and neighbors,” Rich Sherman, president of Doheny Blues Festival, Inc., said via a press release. “We recognize, however, that the attendees truly loved our f...
Tags: Music, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Hawaii, Music Festivals, Coachella, Orange County, Sherman, Melissa Etheridge, Concerts, Fitz, KROQ, Anthony Hamilton, Eddie Vedder

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