Westcoast Gillie – “Peace”

Westcoast Gillie out of Los Angeles drops his new highly anticipated single, “Peace”, a song that resonates in what’s going on in today’s society.
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Karlie Redd’s Ex Indicted on Fraud Charges After Running $5 Million Ponzi Scheme to Cover Gambling Debts & Misusing Government Loan

Former Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta star Maurice “Mo” Fayne was just caught defrauding millions from the government, and now he’s being accused of running a $5 million Ponzi scheme for the past six years. On Wednesday (Jun. 24), Fayne was indicted on several bank fraud charges after utilizing the $3,735,500 federal loan he received through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for personal use. Fayne—who was married to LHHATL star Karlie Redd—requested the loan to ensure payment for the 107 workers o...
Tags: Celebs, Crime, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Ponzi Scheme, PPP, Fayne, Bank Fraud, LHHATL, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, Karlie Redd, Mo Fayne, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, Maurice Mo Fayne

Burna Boy – ”Wonderful”

Last year, Burna Boy released a really great album, African Giant, which propelled the popular Nigerian musician into a different stratosphere and garnered him his first Grammy nomination for Best World Music Album. He's gearing up to release a new album called Twice As Tall, later this year, and today he's released a single from … More »
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Dixie Chicks Drop The “Dixie”

The band’s social media accounts and website were changed Thursday to reflect the new name for the band, which is made up of Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines and Emily Strayer. “We want to meet this moment,” read a statement on The Chicks’ website, which also noted that the trio recognizes the name was already in use by a band in New Zealand. – CBC (Reuters)
Tags: Art, Music, New Zealand, 06.25.20, The Chicks, Martie Maguire Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer, Dixie Chicks Drop

Sanity Menon & Ra.Instrumentals – “City Dwellers” (Album)

Out of Carson and Compton, CA rising underground Hip Hop artists Sanity Menon & Ra.Instrumentals release their new collaboration album titled “City Dwellers“.  Follow them on Instagram @sanitymenon @ra.instrumentals. 
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Compton, Carson, Menon, Ra.Instrumentals, Sanity Menon

The Theater Where Ella Fitzgerald Got Her Start

The Apollo in Harlem has had a greater influence on American musical history than perhaps any other venue of the past century.
Tags: Music, News, Theater, Ny, Harlem, Ella Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald, Ella, Apollo Theater, Culture (Arts, Harlem (Manhattan, Nineteen Hundred Twenties

Sammy Hagar Walks Back Comments About Willingness To Die For A Sammy Hagar Concert

Earlier this week, Sammy Hagar got some attention for what he said in a Rolling Stone interview round-up about what artists are planning to do during the pandemic. Hagar sounded like he was eager to get back out on the road, coronavirus be damned. "This is hard to say without stirring … More »
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Ben Folds – “2020”

If you can believe it, 2020 is not even halfway over. (Almost there, but as we've found out, a lot can change in a week!) Ben Folds is feeling the same way, and today he's released a song called "2020" reflecting on how hellish this year has been so far. "We're not repeating history, just … More »
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Justin Bieber Sues Sexual Assault Accusers For $20 Million

Justin Bieber has filed a defamation suit against two social media users who publicly accused him of sexual assault last weekend. TMZ reports that Bieber is suing them for $10 million each. The suit states that Bieber has "indisputable documentary evidence" to prove their claims are "outrageous, fabricated lies." … More »
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Westcoast Gillie – “80’s Baby” Ft. Sean Draper

Westcoast Gillie connects with Sean Draper taking us back in time with “80’s Baby”, one of the highlight songs off his new album, “Judge Me Not“. 
Tags: Jazz, Singles, WestCoast Gillie, Sean Draper

Jamo Gang – “Francis Scott Key” (Video)

Jamo Gang is the trio of LA legend Ras Kass, NYC vet El Gant, and emcee/producer J57, and today they’re sharing the politically charged new video for “Francis Scott Key.” The track stems from their well received recently released full length LP, Walking With Lions, which shares its name with the American lawyer best known for writing the US national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The track is an anthem in its own right, but more about protesting for what’s right and just, and Brian Sachs...
Tags: Videos, La, US, America, Jazz, Lions, Ras Kass, J57, Francis Scott, El Gant, Jamo Gang, Fat Beats Records, Brian Sachsen, Ras Gant, Jacken Slaine

James Brown’s Will: Is It Inching Toward Closure After 14 Years?

A decision by the Supreme Court of South Carolina has raised expectations that the many legal fights over the singer’s estate may soon be drawing to a close.
Tags: Music, News, James Brown, South Carolina, Black Lives Matter Movement, Brown, Hynie, Wills and Estates, Scholarships and Fellowships, Marriages, Pop and Rock Music, Suits and Litigation (Civil, James (1933-2006, Copyrights and Copyright Violations, Supreme Court of South Carolina, Tommie Rae

Hear Prince’s Previously Unreleased “Witness 4 The Prosecution (Version 1)” From Massive New Sign O’ The Times Deluxe Edition

Following last year's super deluxe expanded reissue of 1999, the Prince estate is once again partnering with Warner Records to give the Purple One's 1987 double album Sign O' The Times the same treatment. Sign O' The Times was born out of the sessions for three different shelved albums, Dream Factory, Camille, and … More »
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Buckwild – “Fully Loaded” f. Rome Streetz & Rim

Title track off the D.I.T.C. producer's upcoming album.
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Buddy & Kent Jamz – “Bad Boys”

Step brothers. No, Cheech & Chong. No, Beavis & Butthead. No...
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5 Steps for Recovering from Substance Abuse

Whether you’re looking for help for yourself or a loved one, dealing with addiction to alcohol or prescription drugs, if you are dealing with substance abuse in any capacity it is essential to get the help and support that will help you or your loved one overcome that addiction. Every individual is unique and requires different types of support but keeping these five steps in mind on your recovery journey will help you on your journey to recovery from substance abuse. 1: Acknowledge Your Prob...
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Tigers Jaw – “Warn Me”

While Adam McIlwee, Dennis Mishko, and Pat Brier of the classic Tigers Jaw lineup recently started a new band called Pray For Pain and put out their debut EP, the actual current Tigers Jaw recently finished working on their sixth full-length album, once again collaborating with longtime producer Will Yip. They've also signed … More »
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Kemba Drops ‘The World Is Watching’ EP

Clocking in at 8:46 in honor of George Floyd.
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Bonnaroo 2020 Cancelled

There will be no Bannaroo this year. The massive annual Tennessee festival was originally scheduled to take place in mid-June; Tool, Tame Impala, and Lizzo were set to headline. In the early days of the pandemic, the festival's organizers postponed Bonnaroo until September. At this point, though, it seems impossible that … More »
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Die Kraft der Düfte: Warum du in der Selbst-Isolation Parfüm tragen solltest

Loreen Hwang arbeitet als Influencerin und Bloggerin im Bereich Luxus-Lifestyle und geht normalerweise regelmäßig auf fancy Events. Seit Beginn der Pandemie hat sich aber natürlich auch in ihrem Alltag viel verändert. Und das machte ihr, besonders zu Beginn der Krise, schwer zu schaffen. „Ich saß einfach nur zuhause rum, fühlte mich leer und vermisste meine Freund*innen. Ich war traurig wegen der Menschen, die ich verloren hatte und wegen der Leute, die krank waren. Ich habe keinen Sport mehr ge...
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Bent Arcana – “Misanthrope Gets Lunch”

Bent Arcana is a new improvisatory collective led by Oh Sees leader John Dwyer and featuring an eclectic roster of musicians including Ryan Sawyer, Peter Kerlin, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas, Marcos Rodriguez, Laena "Geronimo" Myers-Ionita, Joce Soubiran, Andres Renteria, and TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone. More »
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Crickets – “Elastic”

There's a new supergroup out in the world. Last year, Le Tigre's JD Samson formed a new trio called Crickets. The group also features Roddy Bottum, the Faith No More keyboardist and Imperial Teen leader, as well as Michael O’Neill, Samson's bandmate in MEN, a band that released a couple of electro-pop albums in the … More »
Tags: Music, Men, Le Tigre, Faith No More, Samson, Roddy Bottum, JD Samson, Crickets, Imperial Teen, Michael O'Neill Samson

Jon Batiste Takes Protest Music To The Streets

Jon Batiste, the jazz pianist and “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” bandleader, has spent the last three weekends marching in the streets of New York, leading musicians and protesters through hymns and songs like “We Shall Overcome” and “Down by the Riverside.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, New York, Stephen Colbert, Jon Batiste, 06.24.20

Dixie Chicks Change Name To The Chicks, Share New Song “March March”

When pop-country stars Lady Antebellum changed their name to Lady A earlier this month -- recognizing the word "antebellum" as a racially insensitive reference to the pre-Civil War era when slavery remained legal in the United States -- two immediate questions arose. One was: What about the Black singer who was More »
Tags: Music, United States, Dixie Chicks, The Chicks, Seanne Farmer

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