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Spanish people take to streets over rapper's jailing – in pictures

Free speech protests have continued since the jailing of musician Pablo Hasél last week for exalting terrorism in his lyricsAngry words: rapper’s jailing exposes Spain’s free speech faultlines Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Music, Protest, Spain, World news, Rap, Culture, Art and design, Pablo Hasel

‘Right now I’m into Libyan reggae’: the music label delving into the Arab world's back catalogue

Jannis Stürtz has trawled Casablanca and rooted around a factory in Sousse for music. The Habibi Funk founder talks about his passion for Tunisian disco, Sudanese jazz and Lebanese soft rockNot long ago, Jannis Stürtz was at home in Berlin, checking the Instagram and Twitter pages for his record label, Habibi Funk. The former has 75,000 followers, testament to the treasure trove of information about “eclectic sounds from the Arab world” the feed contains: DJ mixes, old photos, posters, potted ar...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Berlin, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Pop and rock, Morocco, Vinyl, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Drake, Reggae, Cassette Tape, Casablanca

Rihanna angers Hindus with 'disrespectful' Ganesha pendant

Comments on singer’s Instagram account say wearing likeness of god is cultural appropriation The singer Rihanna has angered the Hindu community with a “disrespectful” Instagram picture in which she wears a diamond-studded pendant featuring the Hindu god Ganesha.Commenters on her Instagram account have called the wearing of the likeness of the god around her neck cultural appropriation. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Instagram, Rihanna, Religion, UK News, World news, US news, Culture, Hinduism

The Portfolio: Geoff Dyer

In this extract from But Beautiful, the writer Geoff Dyer reflects on how photographs ‘work on you’ The post The Portfolio: Geoff Dyer appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Photography, Music, Writing, Jazz, Friday, Portfolio, Chet Baker, Ben Webster, Milt Hinton, Carol Reiff, Improvisation, Geoff Dyer, Red Allen, Synaesthesia, Pee Wee Rusell

The Portfolio: Siphiwe Mhlambi on Jonas Gwanga, ‘a proper human being’

Siphiwe Mhlambi spent several years photographing his friend Jonas Gwangwa as he performed. Mhlambi spoke to the Mail & Guardian about their relationship The post The Portfolio: Siphiwe Mhlambi on Jonas Gwanga, ‘a proper human being’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Music, Friendship, Nelson Mandela, Musicians, Jazz, Friday, Tribute, Grammy Awards, Portfolio, Quincy Jones, Hugh Masekela, Dizzy Gillespie, Abdullah Ibrahim, Mail Guardian, Sandile Memela

Tupac Shakur bares his torso: Danny Clinch's best photograph

‘When he changed his top, I saw his tattoos and said: “Oh man, we should try something without your shirt on”’I started shooting the music industry in 1992 just as hip-hop was becoming more popular. Some people thought it was going to be a fad and not all photographers were interested in these jobs. But I was, so I began to work with a lot of hip-hop artists, shooting everyone from Public Enemy to LL Cool J.Many of the artists come with a huge entourage – they bring the party with them. Sometime...
Tags: Photography, Music, Culture, Art and design, Hip-hop, Public Enemy, Rolling Stone, Tupac Shakur, Rolling Stone Magazine, danny Clinch

The Portfolio: Lewis Holiday

Photographer Lewis Holiday’s late-’90s image of DOOM captures the hip-hop artist’s early experiments with concealment The post The Portfolio: Lewis Holiday appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Music, Hip-hop, Friday, Mask, Doom, Mf Doom, KMD, Daniel Dumile, Zev Love X, Czarface Meets Metal Face, 3rd Bass, 7L and Esoteric, Bomb Thrown, Lewis Holiday, Nuyorican Cafe

Beats By Dre founder and rapper Dr. Dre releases statement from hospital saying he's 'doing great' after reportedly suffering brain aneurysm

Kevin Winter/Getty Music mogul Dr. Dre was taken by ambulance to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm, TMZ reported on Tuesday. Dre said in an Instagram post Tuesday evening that he was "doing great" and "will be out of the hospital and back home soon." Dre is one of hip hop's most famous and financially successful artists and producers, having made his fortune from his music as well as the sale of his headphone company, Beats Electronics, to Apple in 2014. Visit Busine...
Tags: Apple, Music, News, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Trends, Music Industry, Beats, Beats By Dre, Dr. Dre, Beats Electronics, Kevin, Andre Romelle Young, Dre

How to put music on your Instagram Story and customize it

You can put music on your Instagram Story alongside photos or videos. Shutterstock You can put music on your Instagram Story by tapping the sticker icon in your Story and selecting "Music" from the list of options. There's a lot of music to choose from — you can scroll through Instagram's recommended list of songs, or search for your own song. Music clips can only be 15 seconds long, but you get to choose which 15 seconds of the song to include in your Instagram Story. Visit Business Insi...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Music, Instagram, Trends, Jennifer, Tech Insider, Instagram Story, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Newsroom Affiliate How To, Smartphones (Reference, Jennifer Still

The Portfolio: Sabelo Mkhabela

Sabelo Mkhabela, a ‘writer who can take photos’ tells us about the image he took of American rapper Joey Bada$$ at Oppikoppi in 2017 The post The Portfolio: Sabelo Mkhabela appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Music, Rap, Black People, Friday, Struggle, Temptation, Portfolio, Joey Bada, Music photography, All-AmeriKKKan Bada, Oppikoppi, Sabelo Mkhabela

'I partied with an Italian princess': the glory days of clubbing in Ibiza – in pictures

A new book explores Ibiza’s halycon days – from open-air superclubs to daytime beach raves. Photographer Dave Swindells talks us through the highs and highs ... Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Photography, Music, Spain, Culture, Dance music, Ibiza, Art and design books, Dave Swindells

Best Cyber Week Deals 2020: Last-minute sales to shop today

Cyber Monday was bigger and better than ever. Here are the Cyber Week deals you can still shop.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Music, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Cyber Monday 2020, Main CM

Best Cyber Monday deals 2020: Last-minute sales to shop today

Cyber Monday was bigger and better than ever. Here are the Cyber Monday deals you can still shop.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Music, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Cyber Monday 2020, Main CM

Best Cyber Monday deals 2020: Tech sales to shop today

Some of the best deals are already live.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Music, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Cyber Monday 2020

Best Cyber Monday deals 2020: What sales to expect

Cyber Monday is set to be bigger than ever this year and we have all the details you need to know to be ready.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Music, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Cyber Monday 2020

Octavian Dropped By Label After Abuse Allegations

London rapper Octavian, who was recently featured on the new Gorillaz album Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez, has been dropped by Black Butter Records following accusations of physical and emotional abuse, the BBC reports. “We at Black Butter have taken the decision not to continue working with Octavian and we will not be releasing his album,” a spokesperson for the label said. “We do not condone domestic abuse of any kind and we have suggested Octavian seeks professional help at this tim...
Tags: Music, London, News, Instagram, Bbc, NDA, National Domestic Violence Hotline, Octavian, Black Butter Records, Black Butter, Emo Baby

Post Malone Was Almost On The New Fleet Foxes Album

Post Malone’s love of Fleet Foxes is well-documented. He once tweeted “if you don’t like flee foxes then fuck you.” Last year, he sang along to “The Shrine/An Argument” while smoking a cigarette; “This made my day ha,” Robin Pecknold wrote on his Instagram story in response. Well, it seems that that moment was just one small piece of a beautiful friendship. And when Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold went on’s New Arrivals show this week, he revealed that Posty was almost on Shore, the new ...
Tags: Music, News, Instagram, La, Fleet Foxes, Post Malone, Malone, Robin Pecknold, Pecknold, Posty

The Sons Of Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, & Stone Temple Pilots Members Have Formed A Band

The sons of Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and Stone Temple Pilots’ Scott Weiland have formed a band together. And Ultimate Classic Rock reports that that band, Suspect208, has just released its debut single, “Long Awaited.” Suspect208’s drummer London Hudson, Slash’s 18-year-old son, announced the release on Instagram with a photo of himself alongside Tye Trujillo, Noah Weiland, and guitarist Niko Tsangaris, who does not appear to be related to a famous rock...
Tags: Music, News, Instagram, Slash, Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Hudson, Stone Temple Pilots, Scott Weiland, Robert Trujillo, Korn, Hollywood Palladium, London Hudson, Tye Trujillo, Noah Weiland, Suspect208

ShareChat’s short video app Moj gets access to Tips Music’s library

ShareChat has signed a licensing deal with Tips Music so that users of its short video platform “Moj” can use the label’s music. “This collaboration with allow ShareChat users to access an exhaustive and profound library of Tips Music to create content on the platform,” a Tips Music spokesperson said in a press release. Moj — a play on the Hindustani word mauj, or fun — was released in July as one of many apps that came forth to fill the TikTok-shaped void in the short video space following that...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Music, News, Instagram, India, US, Warner Music, Warner, MoJ, Apple Music, ShareChat, Tips Music

T.I. Has Accepted Jeezy’s Verzuz Challenge: “Snowmen Are Seasonal, Kings Are Forever!”

It looks like T.I. is ready and willing to go head-to-head with Jeezy in an upcoming Verzuz battle! While the Verzuz platform hasn’t confirmed the event just yet, after a back-and-forth, T.I. has accepted Jeezy’s challenge to go hit-for-hit in front of thousands (possibly millions) of people on Instagram Live and Apple Music. Via Revolt: On Wednesday (Oct. 21), just hours after Tip respectfully declined a Verzuz against Busta, Jeezy hopped on Instagram to let the “Whatever You Like” rapper know ...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Instagram, Entertainment, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Timbaland, Young, Swizz Beatz, Jeezy, T.i, Verzuz, Busta Jeezy

Chain Reaction, Anaheim’s all-ages concert venue, announces plans to close as supporters rally to save it

Anaheim’s all-ages club Chain Reaction announced that it would be officially closing its doors after being unable to host live music for the last seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a post on the venue’s official Facebook and Instagram pages Friday morning, Chain Reaction decided to close indefinitely. Noting that the venue hadn’t received any financial help and had no clear path to safe reopening, the post said the club had paid to get out of the current lease. However, j...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Instagram, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Disneyland, Lenny Kravitz, Orange County, Concerts, Huntington Beach, Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Lincoln Avenue

Social karaoke company Smule integrates Snapchat Lenses into the AutoRap app

Social karaoke singing app Smule use Snap Camera Kit to add the Snapchat camera and filters to their rapping app AutoRap. Snap Camera Kit is the developer tool allowing integration of the Snapchat camera and its lenses within third-party apps. Smule become the first company to use Snap Camera Kit to add the camera to AutoRap, the rapping app with autotune and beat matching. AutoRap added the ability to film yourself right within the app in June. Now the Snap camera and all of it...
Tags: Apps, Music, Snapchat, Platform, Camera, Lenses, Smule, Filters, Artist / Label News, Snap, Snapchat Lenses, Ar Filters, Autorap, Snap Camera Kit, Social Karaoke, AutoRap Smule

Victoria Beckhams „Posh“-Lippenstifte nehmen uns mit auf eine Zeitreise in die 90er

Victoria Beckham hat eine neue Lippenstift-Kollektion gelauncht und ihr Name transportiert uns direkt zurück in die 90er. Ihr Name? Posh. Genau wie Beckhams ikonischer Spice-Girls-Spitzname. Die Kollektion besteht aus neun verschiedenen Farben: Von einem blassen, pfirsichfarbenen Nude-Ton bis hin zum typischen Victoria-Beckham-Rot ist alles dabei. In einem Instagram-Post zum Launch der Kollektion erzählte Beckham, „Spice“ (ein dezentes Rotbraun) sei ihr täglicher Go-to-Ton geworden. Dazu erk...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Spice Girls, Victoria Beckham, Beckham, Energie, Instagram Post, Wahl, Victoria Beckhams, Lippenstift, Zeitreise, Spice Girls Spitzname Die Kollektion, Granatapfel Jojoba Wirkkomplex, Victoria Beckham Beauty @victoriabeckhambeauty, Peter Loraine vom Magazin Top

Best Cyber Monday deals 2020: When is it and what can we expect?

Cyber Monday is set to be bigger than ever this year and we have all the details you need to know to be ready.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Music, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Virtual Reality, Smart Home, Cyber Monday 2020

3 Leute erzählen, wie sie durch Insta vom Seitensprung ihres Partners erfuhren

Mit mehr als einer Milliarde monatlichen User*innen und allein 25 Millionen deutschen Accounts ist Instagram aus unserem Alltag kaum wegzudenken. Dabei ist die App längst nicht mehr bloß ein digitales Fotoalbum. Heute vereint Instagram quasi Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp, YouTube, TikTok, Tinder, und so weiter. Um es kurz zu sagen: Wenn es einen Ort gibt, an dem du alles über eine Person herausfinden kannst, dann ist es Instagram – perfekt für die kleine Stalkerin oder den kleinen Stalker in...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Manchester, Sam, Ben, Mir, Bilder, Oder, Freund, Hause, Immer, Sonnenschein, Beziehung, Lange Rede, Facebook Snapchat WhatsApp YouTube

Notes from a Pandemic: Stream the Avalanches; watch Chance the Rapper, Maggie Rose & Friends, Declan McKenna, Lotus, Blitzen Trapper and more

ONLINE FINDS ■ Melbourne-based electronic sonic innovators the Avalanches have released a third single, “Take Care In Your Dreaming (feat. Denzel Curry, Tricky and Sampa the Great)” from their upcoming full length “We Will Always Love You,” out December 11 via Astralwerks. Also check out the elated “Running Red Lights (feat. Rivers Cuomo and Pink Siifu)” released in mid-March, dedicated to David Berman (Silver Jews, Purple Mountains) who died last year.  TODAY’S STREAMS ■ All day:...
Tags: Facebook, Music, London, Instagram, RAC, Ralph Lauren, Melbourne, Lotus, Chance The Rapper, Preview, Nick Cave, Linkin Park, Cuomo, Jeff Tweedy, Carnegie Hall, Mike Shinoda

Notes From a Pandemic: Watch Mia Doi Todd; stream Richard Thompson, Delta Spirit, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Brandi Carlile, St. Vincent, Cibo Matto, James Supercave and more

ONLINE FINDS ■ Singer-songwriter Mia Doi Todd, co-founder of local L.A. venue Zebulon, received the City of Los Angeles’ COLA Individual Artist Fellowship this year, the culmination of which was her Feature Presentation kicking off Grand Performances’ summer series in July. On the stream, she performed five new songs. Todd recently made her entire catalogue available on Bandcamp and released her album “GEA” for the first time on vinyl on the first Record Store Day Drop of this year on August 29...
Tags: Facebook, Music, London, Instagram, Brooklyn, Broadway, Philadelphia, Npr, Richard Thompson, St. Vincent, Patti Labelle, Preview, Jeremy Jordan, Delta Spirit, Nick Cave, Krays

Notes From a Pandemic: Watch Arcade Fire, San Cisco; stream Hamilton Leithauser, Big Black Delta, ABIR, Ariel Beesley, Band of Horses, Polartropica and more

ONLINE FINDS ■ Australian indie-pop band San Cisco released their new album “Between You and Me,” and in the absence of a huge tour that normally would accompany it, they did a “Live From Home” session: ■ Arcade Fire’s third album “The Suburbs” marked its 10-year anniversary last month, and Win Butler and Régine Chassagne did a stripped-down version of the title track, recorded in New Orleans. There’s more from the album on their channel. DRIVE-IN SHOWS ■ Banda El Recodo at the Gro...
Tags: Facebook, Music, London, Instagram, Colorado, Youtube, Brooklyn, Broadway, New Orleans, Tokyo, Cbs, Arcade Fire, Preview, Stephen Street, Hennessey, Nick Cave

Notes from a Pandemic: Watch PJ Harvey; stream the Daniel Johnston tribute, Isolaid Festival, Red Baraat, Lucero, John Vanderslice, the String Cheese Incident and more

ONLINE FIND ■  PJ Harvey’s entire back catalogue is being re-released on vinyl this year, beginning with her debut “Dry” and “To Bring You My Love,” with standalone releases for the album demos. Enjoy her full performance on From the Basemen from earlier this summer.   TODAY’S STREAMS ■ All day: Nick Cave’s BAD SEED TEEVEE continues on YouTube. ■ 12AM: Robert Fripp (King Crimson)’s “Music for Quiet Moments” on YouTube. ■ 9AM: Suede’s 2010 Royal Albert Hall reunion show on YouTube. ■ ...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Instagram, RAC, Elton John, Preview, Kristin Chenoweth, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Linkin Park, Max, The String Cheese Incident, Zane Carney, James Bay, Jeff Tweedy, Mike Shinoda

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