New Couple Alert: Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Really Are Dating, Reportedly Shared an NYC Hotel Suite Earlier This Month

There’s a new Hollywood couple getting hot and heavy and the two aren’t exactly keeping their relationship private. After being spotted together at several major events over the past few months, it seems Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are officially a thing … just weeks after Rihanna broke up from her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel. A reporter for The Sun reports they can confirm that Rihanna and Rocky are dating, but the relationship is very casual at the moment. The two were spotted earlier this ...
Tags: New York, Celebs, Hollywood, Rihanna, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Stockholm, A$ap Rocky, Hassan, Jameel, New Celebrity Couples, New Couple Alert, Hassan Jameel, Kylie Jenner Kendall Jenner Chanel Iman Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea Rihanna

Where oh where have the jazz gigs gone? ... Live jazz in ROC, January 30th to February 5th

It's really getting hard to find jazz around town.  I'm sure there's more out there than meets my eyes and ears, but need your help in letting met know. Because, every Wednesday, every week, you'll find the next seven days of jazz in and around Rochester right here on JazzRochester.  Share us with your friends and family who love live jazz.  Check us out on social media (links at the top of the column to the right (on the website if you're getting this via email). Let your friends know we're he...
Tags: Jazz, Rochester, Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Hanna, Roc, Terri Lyne Carrington, Charley Brown, Party House, Jazz Around Town, Greg Bell, Jon Seiger, Laura Dubin, Bop Shop Records, Rochester Click, Mardi Gras party

Kap Kallous – “Five Feet Big” (Prod. By Optiks)

“Five Feet Big”, new single by underground rapper Kap Kallous featuring producer Optiks. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, Optiks, Kap Kallous

J$zpiech – “Focused”

With the first month of 2020 being out the door pretty much, rising Detroit rapper J$zpiech drops his first single of the year with “Focused”.
Tags: Jazz, Detroit, Singles, J$zpiech

Hopeless Necromantics – “Medulla Oblongata”

In preparation for more serious material coming soon, the all-female Tennessee hip hop outfit Hopeless Necromantics decide to get more comedic on their debut single “Medulla Oblongata”.
Tags: Tennessee, Jazz, Singles, Hopeless Necromantics

Watch Arya Stark Sing Frozen’s “Let It Go” In A Super Bowl Commercial

Who knew Arya Stark could sing? Maisie Williams, who played the Stark family's stabbiest daughter on Game Of Thrones, is starring in Audi's new commercial for this weekend's Super Bowl. And, in what's sure to be the crossover event of the season, they have her singing "Let It Go" from Frozen while driving around in … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Audi, Maisie Williams, Arya Stark

ClockworC – “More” (Prod. By Young Wicked)

After teasing it for almost 2 months, California rapper ClockworC finally delivers the Young Wicked-produced banger “More”.
Tags: California, Jazz, Singles, ClockworC

V Don – “Since 16” Ft. El Camino & 38 Spesh

Harlem based producer V Don best known for his work with A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, 2 Chainz, The Game & Dave East and on 2-7-20 he will release his new project “Black Mass“.  V Don releases the projects second-single, “Since 16,” featuring 38 Spesh & ElCamino
Tags: Jazz, Harlem, Singles, Don, Dave East, V Don, AP Rocky A AP Ferg, Elcamino, 38 Spesh

Paloma Ford – “Rain” (Video)

Paloma will release her first project since 2016's 'Nearly Civilized' this year.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Paloma, Paloma Ford

The broken promise of the Sydney Opera House, its botched design and $150m fix

The landmark’s concert hall closes on Saturday for a two-year renovation. It has been plagued by compromises since architect Jørn Utzon’s walkout in 1966Significant buildings generate their own mythology. For the Sydney Opera House, the story that the Unesco world heritage-listed design was fished out of a rejection pile before being declared a work of genius is a pleasing fable, despite its dubious origins.What is not in dispute is that the clashes that plagued the Opera House’s origins have re...
Tags: Music, World news, Australia news, Culture, Architecture, Unesco, Art and design, Sydney, Opera House, Sydney Opera House, Peter Hall, Jørn Utzon

Ears Wide Open: Greer

Teenaged rockers Greer have been making noise — onstage and online — since they arrived, seemingly full formed, out of Costa Mesa in late 2018. They cultivated a following while relentlessly showing their chops at shows big and small, including an appearance at last May’s Just Like Heaven festival and a more recent tour opening for the Regrettes. Owing in part to orange beanie-clad frontman Josiah Greer’s prominence on Instagram, the only two songs the band has released so far have fairly explod...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Costa Mesa, Greer, Rob Schnapf, Josiah Greer, Niko Sanz, Epitaph Records Plans

We’re Finally Getting An Accordion Emoji

More emojis! Emojipedia reports that the Unicode Consortium has just announced 117 new emojis that will be coming to a keyboard near you in the second half of 2020. More »
Tags: Music, News, Unicode Consortium

Harry Styles will perform at 102.7 KIIS FM’s Wango Tango

The folks over at iHeartRadio and 102.7 KIIS FM got an early jump on announcing its 2020 Wango Tango. The station announced this week that former One Direction member turned solo star Harry Styles will perform during its annual daylong pop fest. The show will take place on June 6 at Dignity Health Sports Arena in Carson. KIIS Club VIP members will have exclusive access to a one-day pre-sale happening on Friday, Jan. 31. The sale begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 9:59 p.m. Feb. 1. Joining the KI...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Ryan Seacrest, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Music Festivals, Harry Styles, Southern California, Concerts, Chris Stapleton, Margaritaville, Feb, Linda, Jimmy Buffett

Behind the Racial Uproar at One of the World’s Best Jazz Stations

WBGO seems to be distancing itself from the community that built it. There have been repercussions.
Tags: News, Radio, Jazz, Kirk, Robert G, Ottenhoff, WBGO, Race and Ethnicity, Dorthaan (1938-

Rick Fox Shares How Rumors He Also Died in Crash With Kobe Bryant Affected His Family: “It Shook A Lot of People in My Life” (VIDEO)

Rick Fox joined several NBA figures last night to remember Kobe Bryant, who, along with his 13-year-old daughter GiGi and seven others, tragically died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. While consoling each other in their grief, Fox broke his silence for the first time regarding early reports and rumors that he had also been on the helicopter at the time of the crash. “My family went through, in the midst of all this, something that I couldn’t imagine them experiencing,” he said. F...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Sports, Fox, Gigi, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kobe Bryant, Lakers, Bryant, Kobe, Rick Fox, Calabasas California, Inside the NBA, Wade Shaquille O Neal

Stream two ‘OG versions’ of Campfire Girls’ singles before their reunion shows

Campfire Girls were an alternative rock outfit in the vein a many Los Angeles bands of the mind-1990s — strident, comfortably abrasive and wracked by turmoil, much of it owing to substance abuse. In post-Nirvana L.A., they were one of the city’s true buzz bands. The band — originally Christian Stone, Andrew Clark and Jon Pikus — had not one but two deals with Interscope. The first yielded the EP “Mood Enhancer,” released in 1995. At the time, the band had finished their full-length, “Delongpre,”...
Tags: Music, Featured, Los Angeles, Interscope, Los Angeles Bands, Latest Music, Andrew Clark, Justin Warfield, Adam Bravin, Broken Tooth, Campfire Girls, Jon Pikus, Scott Weiland Campfire Girls, Delongpre, Pikus

Billie Eilish Is Performing At The Oscars

Billie Eilish has been tapped to perform at the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, which will take place on 2/9. It's unclear exactly what she will be performing, though it seems like the perfect place to roll out her James Bond theme song, which will in all likelihood be nominated for an Oscar next … More »
Tags: Music, News, James Bond, Oscars, Billie Eilish

Stevie Stone – “No Permission” Ft. Spaide R.I.P.P.E.R. (Video)

With his new album Black Lion set to drop this year, Missouri’s very own Stevie Stone drops off the visuals for the Spaide R.I.P.P.E.R. featured “No Permission”.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Black Lion, Stevie Stone

Closed Sessions Drops ‘Our Latest Compilation, Produced by BoatHouse’

Featuring Open Mike Eagle, Khary, Dave B, and more.
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Open Mike Eagle, Kemba, Dave B, Khary, Closed Sessions, Khary Dave

MaLLy – “Flying” (Video)

Off his latest album, The Journey To A Smile.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Mally

CJ Fly – “Show You” (prod. Statik Selektah)

Off the Pro Era rapper's upcoming Rudebwoy album.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Statik Selektah, CJ Fly

“Break My Stride” Singer Matthew Wilder Is Making The Most His Surprise TikTok Celebrity

Last week we learned "Break My Stride," a 1983 new wave hit by future Tragic Kingdom producer Matthew Wilder, had become a surprise TikTok sensation. As my colleague Peter Helman explained, it works like this: … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Peter Helman, Matthew Wilder, Tragic Kingdom, Tik Tok

Melanie De Biasio – Afro Blue

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