Archive | February 13, 2012

Music News: Malice Reveals He’s Changing His Name & Sound

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Music News: Underground Hiphop Legend Eyedea Dies…

Rapper Michael “Eyedea” Larsen died suddenly Sunday morning (October 17), a mere month before his 29th birthday. The singer/rapper had been a staple in the underground scene for over a decade. According to reports, his mother, Kathy Averill, found his body early in the morning. “It is with great pain and sadness that I tell [...]

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Award Shows: Jennifer Hudson’s Tribute To Whitney Houston Couldn’t Have Been More Fitting.

Where do broken hearts go, indeed. The 54th Annual Grammy Awards had already started off in singular fashion, with LL Cool J offering up a prayer for the late, beyond-great Whitney Houston following Bruce Springsteen’s show-opening performance. But the most wrenching, yet paradoxically uplifting, moment of the night belonged to Jennifer Hudson, who overnight was [...]

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Nicki Minaj

Music News: Nicki Minaj Says She Needs To Enjoy The Hard work She Has Put In To Her Successful Career.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj recenty opened up on her seemingly overnight spark from local emcee to global sensation and why she needs to kick back and enjoy the moment. In Nicki’s eyes, she has been in overdrive but also realizes the entertainment industry is a demanding business. “Ugh! I have been working sooo much. [...]

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Rev Run

Articles: RZA, Rev Run, Shares Stories For BMI How i Wrote That Song

RZA talks about Wu Tang Clan’s “C.R.E.A.M.” and Method Man’s “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By” while Rev Run and others share stories about their most successful tracks for BMI’s “How I Wrote That Song.” This weekend, several songwriters and musicians linked up to share stories that inspired their art. [...]

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Industry Tips and Advice: How To Survive In Today’s Music Business Recession.

by Cheryl Hodge People are always asking me about what my secrets have been for getting ahead in the music biz. It’s almost like they think there is some magic answer that will help them move up the ladder. Well, in a funny way, maybe there is one. But you might not like the answer. [...]

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Industry Tips and Advice: Do I Need to Hire a Music PR Company? by Heather Mcdonald

You can record the greatest album of all times, but if no one knows about it, you might as well not have even bothered. If you want people to hear your music, then you need some vehicle of letting them know it’s out there. Usually, the fastest way to make that happen is to get [...]

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