Nuggets edge Jazz to complete comeback from 3-1 down, will play Clippers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nikola Jokic made the tiebreaking basket with 27 seconds left and the Denver Nuggets advanced to the second round of the playoffs by the slimmest of margins, beating the Utah Jazz 80-78 in Game 7 on Tuesday night when Mike Conley’s 3-pointer spun out at the buzzer. The Nuggets became the 12th team in NBA history to overcome a 3-1 deficit to win a series, but only after they blew a 19-point lead in this game. After Jokic’s basket, the Jazz got the ball to Donovan Mit...
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RMR – WELFARE (feat. Westside Gunn) [Official Video]

Masked up internet street singing sensation RMR recruited the FLYGOD himself, Westside Gunn, on “WELFARE.” The track opens up his new debut EP, “DRUG DEALING IS A LOST ART.” No better way to visualize your going from slinging to making a living singing than dirt bikes, diamonds and a mountain of blue faces.The post RMR - WELFARE (feat. Westside Gunn) [Official Video] first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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“I Like To Move It” DJ Erick Morillo Found Dead A Month After Sexual Assault Arrest

Erick Morillo, the Colombian-American DJ best known for his 1993 hit "I Like To Move It" under the name Reel 2 Real, was found dead today at his Miami Beach home. He was 49. More »
Tags: Music, News, Raw, Miami Beach, Erick Morillo, Da Mob, Minister De La Funk, Reel 2 Real, Smooth Touch, The Dronez

Kanye West Blames God For His Stage-Crashing Taylor Swift’s VMAs Speech

One common excuse among religious people seeking an easy explanation for their poor behavior is "The devil made me do it." Kanye West has a different explanation for his infamous Taylor Swift stage-crashing incident at the 2009 VMAs: God made me do it! … More »
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Gucci Mane & His Artist Foogiano Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Double Murder at South Carolina Nightclub

Gucci Mane and his 1017 Records artist Foogiano have been named in a wrongful death lawsuit following a shooting that took place at a concert at a nightclub in Greenville, South Carolina back in July. The lawsuit alleges that on the night of July 4th and during the early morning hours of July 5th, hundreds of people gathered at Lavish Lounge to see Foogiano perform in concert. A total of 10 people were shot at Lavish Lounge that fateful night. 23-year-old Mykala Bell, a mother of two, and 51-yea...
Tags: Celebs, Guns, Shootings, Hip Hop, Lawsuits, Pop Culture, Jazz, Gucci, Gun Violence, South Carolina, Bell, Gucci Mane, Cooper, Greenville South Carolina, Radric Davis, Daniel Dalton

G4 Jag – Mobbin (Official Video)

Dough Networkz presents Harlem MC G4 Jag‘s newest music video for “Mobbin” off of his recently released project, “Keep Going” fully produced by Dirty Diggs.The post G4 Jag - Mobbin (Official Video) first appeared on UndergroundHipHopBlog.
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JoJo Release Deluxe Version Of ‘good to know’ Album

Now with features from Tinashe & Demi Lovato.
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R. Kelly’s Head Was Stomped on “Repeatedly” & He Was Almost Stabbed With a Pen During Prison Beatdown

The inmate who attacked R. Kelly in his jail cell last week tried to stab the disgraced R&B singer with a pen and also “repeatedly” stomped on his head, according to Kelly’s attorney. A motion filed Monday (Aug. 31) by R. Kelly’s lawyer Steven Greenberg asking the court to release Kelly on bail states that the “Ignition” singer was asleep in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago last Wednesday when the “violent” inmate snuck in and started “stomping on [Kelly’s] head, repea...
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therapperbigchris – “From Pensacola With Love“ (EP Review)

therapperbigchris is an upcoming artist from Pensacola, Florida. This year, he has been building up a name for himself with singles like “No Reason”. Last month he released his first EP “From Pensacola With Love” on all streaming services. With all the intangibles for success, will bigchris be able to captivate on his chance for fame? With a laid back flow and comical lyricism, Therapperbigchris paves his own lane. Cuts like “Afro Americano” and “No Reason” are examples of this fun style sha...
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Inside The Brains Of Jazz Improvisers

“How do singers such as Betty Carter take command of the present moment, seemingly bending reality to their will? While more romantic notions of creativity might point to Carter, and others like her, being ‘touched by the spirit’, there are less lofty explanations related to the physical dimension of making music with the human body, as well as the singer’s skilful musical interplay with the other musicians and the audience. There are also complex cognitive and psychological processes that driv...
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Isola – “Said It Again”

The Brooklyn label Godmode has been on quite a roll the last several years. After departing from its noise/post-punk origins, producer/label head/former music journalist Nick Sylvester began working with young artists who each had some kind of idiosyncratic sound that blended old-school house and techno aesthetics with something new. He helped break artists like Shamir, … More »
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The Goodbye Party – “December Boys”

Last month, Michael Cantor announced a new album from his power-pop project the Goodbye Party. Beautiful Motors will be the first album under the moniker in six years and it features a host of Philly indie musicians as contributors, including Yowler's Maryn Jones and Radiator Hospital's Sam Cook-Parrot. Along with the announcement, Cantor shared a … More »
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Ryman Reopening For Limited Audience Shows This Week

Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium announced its Live At The Ryman streaming concert series last month. And now, they've decided to allow a limited in-person audience of real live human beings into the shows, WKRN reports. More »
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Lana Del Rey Gives Update On New Album Chemtrails Over The Country Club

Lana Del Rey's new album Chemtrails Over The Country Club was supposed to come out on Friday. It doesn't seem like that's still happening. But Lana has taken to social media to offer an update from the "very contained" set of the music video for the title track, promising that a new song … More »
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Eels – “Who You Say You Are”

Eels, Mark Oliver Everett's long-runnning, depressive studio-pop project, returned last month with new surprise single "Baby Let's Make It Real," their first new music since 2018's The Deconstruction. And now they're back with another track. More »
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Mnst. – “Nijiiro Waaludo” (Feat. Sarah Bonito)

Mnst. is a collaboration between Manabu Nagayama and the Japanese musician Soichi Terada, who is probably best known for composing the music for the Ape Escape video game series. They've teamed up with Kero Kero Bonito's Sarah Perry (aka Sarah Bonito) for a new track called "Nijiiro Waaludo." It's bright and frothy and a little … More »
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Some weeks back, I posted an exciting instrumental version of SONG OF THE WANDERER (WHERE SHALL I GO?) by Carl Sonny Leyland, Jacob Zimmerman, Jeff Hamilton, and Lakshmi Ramirez, and mentioned that one of the best versions I knew was … Continue reading →
Tags: Wow, Bliss, Jazz, Tom Roberts, Generosities, It's All True, Jazz Titans, The Heroes Among Us, The Real Thing, The Things We Love, Jazz Lives, Michael Steinman, Jon-Erik Kellso, Brian Nalepka, Pete Martinez, Barbara Rosene

Mozzy Announces ‘Occupational Hazard’ Album With “Death Is Callin”

Occupational Hazard out later this month.
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You can audition for ‘American Idol’ this week on Zoom

After crowning its latest winner, Just Sam (Samantha Diaz) of Harlem, New York, back in May, “American Idol” is already seeking fresh talent for its forthcoming season. The reality television show is hosting its “Idol Across America” virtual auditions via Zoom, which will look at California residents on Sept. 5. This is the first-ever virtual search for an American Idol and the remote auditions are taking place in all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. Superstar hopefuls will need to reserve their...
Tags: Music, Abc, California, Washington, Mexico, La, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Los Lobos, Don, Anaheim, Harlem New York, Banda El Recodo, Music + Concerts

MC Eiht – “Honcho” f. Conway The Machine & DJ Premier (Video)

Eiht's 'Lessons' album arrives in September.
Tags: Videos, Jazz, DJ Premier, Mc Eiht, Conway The Machine

Anjimile – “In Your Eyes”

Back in July, Anjimile announced his debut album, Giver Taker. So far, we've heard a couple songs from it, including "Maker" and "Baby No More." The album's out in a couple weeks now, and Anjimile is back with another new one called "In Your Eyes." … More »
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“Electric Avenue” Singer Eddy Grant Sues Donald Trump Over Campaign Video

Eddy Grant -- the musician behind the nearly chart-topping 1983 hit "Electric Avenue" (it spent five weeks at #2) -- is suing Donald Trump and his campaign for copyright infringement. As Billboard reports, Trump's campaign used "Electric Avenue" in a video that was posted online and shared from Trump's Twitter account last month. More »
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Pure X – “One Day At A Time” (Willie Nelson Cover)

Earlier this year, the beloved Austin band Pure X returned with two new singles -- "Middle America" and "Fantasy." (The former ranked amongst our favorite songs that week.) Just a couple weeks later, a new self-titled album -- and Pure X's first in six years -- followed. All of … More »
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Arab Strap – “The Turning Of Our Bones”

Arab Strap, the Scottish duo made up of Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton, got back together after an amicable breakup in 2016 to play a string of reunion shows. Today, they return with their first new music in 15 years, since the release of their 2005 album The Last Romance. Their new song, … More »
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Early Departure Of The Canadian Opera Company’s General Director Is A Good Course Correction

“What Alexander Neef failed to do spectacularly is build an audience. It is a failure that one might attribute to the vagaries of the economy, the advent of livestreaming, the price of parking or any number of standard-issue excuses that have potential validity anywhere. But there is a central and specific explanation for the underperformance of the COC: a parade of supposedly innovative productions that required a manifesto from the stage director to understand and a six-pack of Red Bull to si...
Tags: Art, Music, Coc, Red Bull, The Canadian Opera Company, Alexander Neef, 08.31.20

Check out the new song from Daveed Diggs' experimental sci-fi hip-hop group, clipping.

Most people will recognize actor/musician/writer Daveed Diggs from his fast-rapping turns as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton. But Diggs' resume doesn't stop there. Among other things, he's also part of the experimental sci-fi-tinged hip-hop group clipping., along with producers William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes. The group received a Hugo Award nomination for their song "The Deep," which also inspired a novel of the same name by Rivers Solomon that was recognized as one of ...
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Album Of The Week: Lomelda Hannah

Hannah Read takes a breath, counts in "one, two, one, two," and lets out a sigh. The first moments of Lomelda's latest album Hannah are not for us but for her. It's a subtle reset. There's relief and resignation in having another opportunity to excavate the deepest, stickiest parts of one's soul again, in a … More »
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