Posts Tagged ‘music’

Roots’ Drummer Questlove To Release Insightful Memoir This Summer

According to Rolling Stone, Questlove, drummer of legendary hip-hop group The Roots, is working on a book that will be part memoir, part cultural study.

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Southern California’s H20 Music Festival Renamed; Adds Pitbull, Big Boi & More

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The H2O Music Festival returned to Southern California for a second time and judging from the crowds, it was a hit. Backstage executives revealed that as part of a new-and-improved Univision Radio, the day-long event is now going to be called the Uforia Music Festival when it returns next year.…

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Robin Thicke & Big Sean To Appear Live on MTV VMA All Access

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Today MTV will kick off the VMA All Access Experience, a five-day revolutionary broadcast that will bring fans exclusive content on television, web, mobile and social networking sites. The event will also be graced by the presence by music superstars such as Robin Thicke & Big Sean.…

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Amy Winehouse Family Plans First U.S. Fundraising Gala

Before her death in 2011, Amy Winehouse gave much more to the world than just her music. Now the singer’s family is working hard to keep her giving spirit alive through the Amy Winehouse Foundation. The foundation will hold its first U.S. fund-raising event at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York

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Industry Buzz: Chuck Taylor

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The music industry buzz for upcoming artist Chuck Taylor has reached a fever pitch. The Virginia native first mastered his guitar, then he took his show on the road to captivate fans across the nation.…

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Pitbull & Lil Jon Partner With Zumba Fitness; Zumba To Launch Nightclub Tour

Rap artist Pitbull & producer/rapper Lil Jon are teaming up with an unexpected partner. The pair are joining Zumba Fitness to release new singles; Zumba to also launch a mini-tour in support of its new Nightclub Series.

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

Chuck Taylor is an impressive blend of master musician, vocalist and lyricist rolled up into one extensive package. Bringing back funk blends mixed with a tinge of rock and hip hop…

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Signs New Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music

According to reports from Billboard, Jay-Z & his Roc Nation imprint have signed worldwide publishing administration deals with Warner/Chappell Music.

According to the agreement, Warner/Chappell Music will have publishing rights to Jay-Z’s music dating back to 2008 which would include The Blueprint 3 and Watch The Throne as well as all his future music. There’s

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

Chuck Taylor is an impressive blend of master musician, vocalist and lyricist rolled up into one extensive package. Bringing back funk blends mixed with a tinge of rock and hip hop…

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VIDEO: Alicia Keys, Brandy, Erykah Badu & More Perform at BET Honors

BET Honors celebrated icons in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, and education. The 6th annual event honored Oscar winner Halle Berry, the legendary Chaka Khan, spiritual educator T.D. Jakes, and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie.

BET Honors and also gave the viewers musical tributes from Brandy, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu, and more. Watch

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Jimmy Iovine & Beats Electronics To Launch Digital Music Streaming Service

Beats Electronics, the maker of high-end headphones, will launch its own on-demand music streaming service this summer, Jimmy Iovine, the chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M and Beats’ co-founder, announced at the AllThingsD Dive Into Media conference.

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