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Facts about MC Big Proof


Facts about MC Big Proof"If I was you, suicide would be a way of life. If you was me , you'd kill you.

The Three 8 Mile Battles


Three battles at the end of the 8 Mile movie made Jimmy Smith aka B. Rabbit a reputation in the rap arena.

Dont Censor the Music and Artistic Expression


Ann Powers said: "Don't censor the music and artistic expression. Eminem's music, in particular the songs "Kim" and "Stan," is a continuation of a tradition in music and American art in general: the Gothic murder ballad, which has been with us ever since the blues or Appalachian folk music.

Downloading MP3s Made Easy


The MP3 movement started out with a huge audience of music enthusiasts on the internet. The MP3 digital music format has had, and will continue to have, a huge impart on how people, gather, listen to and share music.

Facts about Betty Kresin, Eminems grandmother


Betty Kresin, Eminem's grandmother from the maternal side , got married at the age of 14. She got six children from 3 different marriages.

Origins of the Mathers Family


Eminem's roots can be found in Scandinavia through his mother Debbie Nelson and in South Wales through his father Marshall Bruce Mathers II.But Eminem has mostly Scottish blood running through his veins.

Motorhead Inferno


Motorhead-"Inferno"-Review by Les Lewellyn When David Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame release the sensational CD "Probot" this year it rekindled my metal tastebuds. For those of you not familiar with his project I'll explain.

Music Licensing


Music licensing can be a very confusing subject. My intent with this article is to give you enough details on what music licensing is and what are your rights to use music in advertising and / or video productions.

Eminem: A Social Commentator


In an interview given to Musik Magazine in 2000, Eminem comments some of his lyrics: 'Please Lord, this boy needs Jesus/Help this child, help him destroy these demons/Please send me a brand new car and a prostitute while my wife is sick in the hospital'. What I'm trying to say is we've got all these preachers going 'Jesus, Jesus! And then they're molesting kids.

Music Mini Course: Learn The Basics Of Reading Music On A Keyboard Instrument


Welcome to the wonderful world of music. As you begin reading this Music Mini Course it is fun to realize that you are also participating in a very important cultural aspect from around the world which has been going on for centuries.

Shut Up And Sing


What is it with these performers and their politics? Do they really think that people who pay $100 or more to hear them sing want to hear them utter political opinions? The audience pays hundreds of thousands of dollars to see and hear a performer PERFORM. You want to spout politics, run for freakin office, you moron! When performers use a paid venue to play politics they are abusing the paying audience, the venue, the sponsors and everyone connected to their artistic performance.

Top 50 Music Quotations


Discover the phenomenonal complexity of music and reflect on the way it can positively influence your life with this sound collection of riveting quotes..

The First Step and Most Important Thing in Learning Guitar


Most of the guitar lovers playing guitar for few years but still unsatisfied with their progress. They feel like still stand at the starting point and can't enjoy their playing.

The Secrets of Correctly Stringing Your Guitar


Why do you care about stringing your guitar you may ask. Well the reason is simple.

Jazzing Up Your Leadership Style


I met New York jazzman Tim Armacost in college almost 25 years ago, at a time when we were both grappling not only with what careers we ought to pursue, but with what kind of adults we wanted to become. Tim comes from an illustrious family, boasting more than its fair share of bank presidents, ambassadors and college presidents.

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to offer bachelor of music in music performance - The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music  UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Undergraduate music performance students at UCLA will now have the opportunity to receive a bachelor of music degree, replacing a concentration in ...


Taylor Swift plans to re-record old music after original masters sold to Scooter Braun  NBC News

Taylor Swift confirmed that she plans to re-record her past hits after the original master recordings of her previous albums were sold to Scooter Braun.


How Music Has Made Auditory Surveillance Possible  Slate

For as long as we've been able to transmit sound through the ether, it seems, someone has been listening in. This has perhaps never been quite so prominent ...


Kidznotes helps students find talent, passion for music  WRAL.com

Kidznotes, a non-profit providing musical instruction for free to area students as young as kindergarten, is the program that gave America's Got Talent local star ...


Google updates to a cleaner, simpler Play Store design [Updated]  TechCrunch

[Update: the Music tab has been relocated] Google's Play Store has gotten a big visual makeover, the company announced today, with changes that include a ...


The music man: Tom Sellers keeps active with several bands, solo work  Montgomery Advertiser

Sellers has upcoming gigs with Pre-Sputnik, Little Lee and the Midnight Blues Band, and his regular Brin's Wings gig with Woodson Sellers and Weldon Morgan.


How to Share Your Music in macOS Catalina  Lifehacker

When macOS Catalina finally drops, you're going to notice a number of big changes. One of the more memorable ones is Apple's grand transformation of iTunes ...


Music City's Finest: The 10 Best Clubs In Nashville  NPR

In Music City, music is woven into the fabric of life. That must be why every week, we hear about more artists moving to Nashville from all over the world. In such ...


Can music journalism transcend its access problem?  Columbia Journalism Review

A music writer's job is easily romanticized: Imagine getting paid to listen to music, that most universal, immediately resonant, and cool-conferring of art forms.


Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music  The New York Times

He says low-quality streaming is hurting our songs and our brains. Is he right?


At the Hollywood Bowl, 'All American' music has a female beat  Los Angeles Times

Laura Karpman's "All American" at the Hollywood Bowl uses pots, pans as percussion instruments, a reminder that women were told to stay in the kitchen.


There's a feature buried in Spotify's settings that will make your music sound a lot better  INSIDER

The equalizer settings buried deep in the Spotify app can bring life to underwhelming headphones, even if they're high quality.


Brett Eldredge Writing New Music on a 'Deeper Level'  Taste of Country

Brett Eldredge says he's in a new phase of songwriting with new music.


Shirley Manson’s Podcast Is About More Than Just Music  Vulture

Shirley Manson has spent decades being interviewed. In her music podcast “The Jump,” the Garbage lead singer, fashion icon, actress, and feminist firebrand ...


Stillsuit working on first new music since the '90s  Brooklyn Vegan

Also: watch pro-shot videos of Stillsuit's three recent reunion shows.


Neil Young hates what the internet has done to music  Boing Boing

Spotify may not be literally damaging our brains, but he's not entirely wrong, either.


Is this the beginning of the end for Google Play Music?  Android Central

The latest version of Google's Play Music app no longer allows users to gift a subscription.


Best free music apps: free music on Android and iPhone  What Hi-Fi?

All the free music and radio streaming apps you need for listening on your Android or iPhone.


Kenny Rogers Has Been Everyone's “Sweet Music Man'  CMT.com

Kenny Rogers probably wouldn't recognize me if we were in an elevator together and I was wearing a neon name tag. But there was that one night when “The ...


Ariana Grande “God is a woman” Music Video Lawsuit Dropped  Pitchfork

Ariana Grande is no longer facing a lawsuit over her “God is a woman” music video, The Blast reports and Pitchfork can confirm. According to an August 16 filing ...


'Similar to mafias': Lebanese singer Elissa says will quit music  Al Jazeera English

Outspoken singer, who has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, is known for tackling taboo subjects in her music.


Kim Gordon's Bizarre New Music Video Was Directed by Loretta Fahrenholz -  ARTnews

Loretta Fahrenholz directed the bizarre new music video for Kim Gordon's song "Sketch Artist."


The New Orleans Suspects are 'neighborhood guys' | Music  Jackson Hole News&Guide

At this point you've probably heard of New Orleans.


Would You Invest Your Own Money Into Your Favorite Artist’s Music?  Rolling Stone

This might be a golden age for artists in terms of the likelihood they can make a living from their music, but that doesn't mean things aren't tough out there: ...


World Cafe Nashville: A New Music Roundup  NPR

In the pop music world, artists' windows of opportunity to break through seem shorter than ever. As quickly as they make names for themselves, they're pushed ...


Rihanna Just Registered New Music and People Are Freaking Out  ELLE.com

Rihanna has registered a new song with her music publisher for the first time since her 2016 album.


Shazam data is powering Apple Music’s newest chart, the Shazam Discovery Top 50  TechCrunch

Apple continues to make use of Shazam, the music recognition app it acquired for $400 million in 2018. Earlier this month, Apple publicly launched its Music for ...


Amazon Music gets its first smartwatch app  The Verge

Amazon has released its first smartwatch app for its music streaming *service*. Starting today, Amazon Music is available on select Garmin smartwatches, allowing ...


Questlove to Executive Produce ‘Soul Train’ Broadway Musical  Rolling Stone

Questlove will co-executive produce an upcoming Broadway musical based on Soul Train, the iconic music variety program that aired from 1971 to 2006.


Knife crime: using the power of drill music to tackle gang culture  The Guardian

A seaside music project channels troubled youngsters' energy away from crime and violence into 'conscientious rapping'


Elissa, Lebanese pop star, retires from 'mafia-like' music industry  BBC News

Elissa, one of the biggest pop stars in the Arab world, has announced her retirement, blaming what she called the "mafia-like" music industry. The Lebanese ...


Kingdom Premieres New Music Video “High Enough” With Tiara Thomas and a Cast of Queer Dancers  TeenVogue.com

Teen Vogue premieres the newest video from Kingdom and Tiara Thomas, called “High Enough,” which was a partnership with Reach LA.


Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road': 5 Things The Music Industry Should Learn From Its Record-Setting Run  Billboard

At long last, a song that is not Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road” is No. 1 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 chart. With Billie Eilish's “Bad Guy” ascending to the top, the ...


Missoula's music history on display at Roots Fest  The Missoulian

Missoula's music history can look a lot like its present.


In Southern Appalachia, Searching for the ‘Big Bang’ of Country Music  The New York Times

More than 90 years ago, recordings in a hat warehouse in Bristol, Tenn., unleashed a quintessentially American musical form.


Disney to release new film music podcast 'For Scores' – and it sounds dreamy  Classic FM

The forthcoming series features exclusive interviews with some of Disney's most celebrated composers – here's everything you need to know.


Watch this composer write music to the motions of marine life, in real time!  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Sea Melodies is an awesome event where Composer Doug Morton plays live in front of the shark habitat, watches the animals, and composes new music at the ...


The Chris Buck Band, 'Holy Ground' Music Video [Exclusive]  The Boot

Canada's Chris Buck Band are premiering the music video for their new song "Holy Ground" exclusively for readers of The Boot. Press play above to watch.


Music and hope in Carson City: Friday's 'HopeFest9' outdoor concert benefits cancer patients  Carson Now

Going into its 9th year, Carson Tahoe Health Foundation has brought together musicians and music lovers from throughout Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe ...


2019 NYS Fair music schedule: Concerts you must see this year  syracuse.com

Here's a good checklist of acts to see at the State Fair this year.


Blood Orange Announces New Classical Music Album Fields  Pitchfork

Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange) is releasing his first album of classical music compositions. The collection is called Fields and it's performed by the ...


YouTube shuts down music companies’ use of manual copyright claims to steal creator revenue  TechCrunch

YouTube is making a change to its copyright enforcement policies around music used in videos, which may result in an increased number of blocked videos in ...


Music Week  Music Week

Managed by PRS Foundation, the Momentum Music fund awards grants of £5000 to £15000 using funds from PRS Foundation, PPL, Creative Scotland, Arts ...


Stream The Best Albums Out This Week : All Songs Considered  NPR

Our sprint through the best new albums out this week include Sleater-Kinney's The Center Won't Hold, Boston rapper Cousin Stizz, R&B singer Snoh Aalegra, ...


Love & Peace Tour brings 1960s music to Paramount Theatre stage  ReporterNews.com

One-night show goes back in time for two hours of the most memorable music of the era.


Porsche is integrating Apple Music into the all-electric Taycan  TechCrunch

Porsche said Monday it will integrate Apple Music into its upcoming all-electric Taycan sports car, the first time the music streaming *service* has been offered as a ...


Music Is Art Fundraiser This Thursday  wyrk.com

Keeping Music in school is a key component to having children be successful and this Thursday you can have a good time while helping out a good cause.


Teaching music, teaching teachers  Winona Post

by NATHANIEL NELSON For more than three decades, students at Winona Senior High School (WSHS) walked down the hallways to the tune of choral music.


‘Stardust’: First Look At Johnny Flynn As David Bowie In Music Biopic  Deadline

Set in 1971, the film follows a 24 year old Bowie as he embarks on his first road trip to America.


Porsche Is Taycan It to the Next Level With Apple Music Streaming Upgrade  Cars.com News

August 21, 2019 - Porsche has announced that it teamed up with Apple Music to create the first-ever fully integrated music-streaming experience in a vehicle that ...


Exclusive! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour Will Star Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston & Olivia Elease Hardy  Broadway.com

Lookin' for some hot stuff! Three mega-talented stars have been selected to lead the upcoming national tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.


MTV VMAs: How Missy Elliott broke the music video mould  BBC News

The rapper is set to win the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV VMAs next month.


Best of Columbia 2019: Music | Best of Columbia  Charleston Post Courier

Runner-up: Elton John at Colonial Life Arena. Tour de force is an overused description, but it fits the display put on last August by the First Couple of hip-hop ...


Chillwave: a momentary microgenre that ushered in the age of nostalgia  The Guardian

In a summer riven by financial meltdown, a niche trend for lo-fi retro pop couldn't have seemed more trivial. Yet it was the first sign of a generation fleeing to the ...


The Highwomen Come Together to Shake Up Country Music  The Wall Street Journal

Amanda Shires, a Texas violin virtuoso and Americana singer-songwriter, came up with the idea: An all-female update of the Highwaymen, the supergroup ...


The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians  The Guardian

Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music movies.


Blood Orange is releasing his first classical music album  Dazed

Blood Orange, AKA Dev Hynes, has announced that he is releasing his first-ever classical music album, Fields, in collaboration with Chicago ensemble, Third ...


After 45 years of music, a final concert for the St. Louis Jesuits  National Catholic Reporter

The phone jolted Jesuit Fr. Bob Dufford from a sound sleep. "You're gonna want to get out of bed," his publishing rep said, "and turn on your VCR. Bill Clinton's ...


Katreese Barnes, a Musical Force Behind the Scenes, Dies at 56  The New York Times

She worked with Roberta Flack and other stars. But she probably made her biggest splash by helping write a risqué song for “Saturday Night Live.”


Why Is Everyone Always Stealing Black Music?  The New York Times

Because it's the sound of complete artistic freedom.


These Japanese roads literally play you music as you drive over them  Classic FM

Known to Japanese locals as 'Melody Roads', these harmonious highways play music to drivers as they travel around the country – but it's not just for ...


What's The (Far) Future Of Music Listening?  NPR

The advent of streaming has changed our relationship to music, but where is it taking us? What's the logical conclusion? The only way to know for sure is to ask ...


St. John's Coffeehouse Sept. 14: Women in Traditional Music: Ferrante, O'Herin  YourArlington.com

Relax after Town Day with the long-awaited "Women in Traditional American Music,” featuring with Marylou Ferrante and Robin O'Herin. The 7:30 p.m. Saturday, ...


From Queen to Springsteen: Why are there so many music films?  BBC News

It's a new "golden era" for the genre so we look at what's driving all these on-screen sing-a-longs.


Best New UK Music Acts SG Lewis BenjiFlow A2 | HYPEBEAST  HYPEBEAST

Here's the Latest Rising Stars in UK Music: You can listen to all these acts and more in our new "UK Rising" playlist.


Love Island's Amber Gill reveals contestants only listen to music on quiet days  Evening Standard

Amber Gill has revealed housemates were able to listen to music on “down days.” The Love Island 2019 winner, 22, said it would happen occasionally and ...


Okeechobee Music Festival 2020: Tickets on sale Friday  Sun Sentinel

After a frustrating one-year hiatus, the 2020 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is returning to Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee March 5-8, with tickets set to go on ...


Gowanus Rec Center  Vulture

Public Records in Gowanus, Brooklyn, a music venue and vegan entertainment complex founded by Francis Harris, Erik VanderWal, and Shane Davis, opened ...


‘Bat Out Of Hell’s Choreographer Reveals How Her Hip-Hop Background Inspired Moves  Hollywood Life

Dancing… to Meatloaf music? It sounds like a challenge but choreographer Xena Gusthart used her 'eclectic' background to make 'Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical,' ...


Remembering The Bottled Lightning Of 'Music Tumblr'  NPR

The story of fandom is the story of community. You can — and do, more often than not — experience music alone, but if what you're listening to moves you, ...


YouTube Music Premium review  Sound Guys

YouTube Music Premium is a great streaming *service* if you enjoy watching live performances, music videos, and covers. Its vast library is easy to get lost in.


Buffy Sainte-Marie reflects on dynamic music career  Pique Newsmagazine

To say Buffy Sainte-Marie has had a remarkable career would be an understatement. Now well into her 70s, the legendary musician and activist has won myriad ...


‘If You Can Get Famous Easily, You’re Gonna Do It’: How TikTok Took Over Music  Rolling Stone

Earlier this year, Leanne Bailey spent an entire day making 100 cookies for a birthday party. She was paid $300 for her efforts. Later that week, she went on the ...


Last Call: 5 minutes to a better appreciation of classical music  The Takeout

Like many Chinese children, I was subjected to piano lessons growing up. And like many of us forced to practice hours upon hours each day, playing the piano ...


Charles Manson’s Musical Ambitions  The New Yorker

Jim DeRogatis writes about Charles Manson's music career, which included links to Dennis Wilson, of the Beach Boys, and the music producer Terry Melcher, ...


Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Says New Music Isn't 'Beyond the Bounds of Possibility' at Nashville Concert  PopCulture.com

During Iron Maiden's recent Nashville, Tennessee, concert, frontman Bruce Dickinson told the crowd that new music from the band isn't 'beyond the bounds of ...


'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad  Reuters

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their ...


Blinded by the Light: Exuberant Bruce Springsteen musical wouldn't exist without Brexit  CNET

"It's about Bruce. If you're a Bruce fan you'll see something different. And if not, you like it. You'll love it. You might become a [Bruce] fan as a result of the film.".


Making music — and history — in a landmark Southwest Washington house  Washington Post

In the basement of the newly renovated community center, 9-year-old Akeylah Edwards takes a seat in front of her computer and a small piano keyboard.


Disney Music Group Launches Composer Podcast Series  Variety

Disney Music Group has launched "For Scores," a podcast series featuring interviews with film and TV composers, hosted by Jon Burlingame.


Annabel's nightclub angers Mayfair neighbours with plans to play music on outside terrace  The Telegraph

Annabel's nightclub has angered its neighbours in Mayfair with plans to install loudspeakers to play music on its outdoor terrace.


Ed Sheeran failed music college before catapulting to global stardom  Sky News

The global star received six straight F grades for the music subjects he enrolled onto at the Academy of Contemporary Music.


New Book Captures the Poetry of Detroit's Musical Legacy  WDET

The Motor City is known for its historic music legacy — from Motown to blues, rock and techno — and now that culture will be captured in a new book of poetry.


Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud.  The New York Times

In the summer of 1994, when American alternative rock kids were kicking up mud to Nine Inch Nails and Green Day, “Dummy,” the debut album from the Bristol, ...


Ken Burns' Top 5 Song Discoveries While Making 'Country Music'  KQED

The filmmaker chooses five key songs that he discovered while working on his country music documentary.


The Simpsons pits Trump against Democratic congresswomen in new musical short  Entertainment Weekly News

A new short from 'The Simpsons' features Donald Trump and four Democratic congresswomen exchanging insults in a song.


The weekend: Florida Georgia Line, Ypsi festival, 'High School Musical' at the Ringwald  Detroit Free Press

Things to do this weekend in metro Detroit: Florida Georgia Line, Ypsilanti heritage fest, 'High School Musical' at the Ringwald, Michigan Taco Fest.


Music charts are increasingly short-lived  Science Daily

Cultural processes are increasingly short-lived, showing in addition a growing tendency toward self-organization. As a result, success is now governed by a ...


Shadow music  The Wellington Times

Wellington Water Week uses music as metaphor. Harpist Susan Eng is silhouetted against a white cloth as she plays at the Studio Theatre during the musical ...


Full Cast Unveiled for Ross Golan Musical The Wrong Man  Playbill.com

American Idol finalist Anoop Desai, Kyle Robinson, Debbie Christine Tjong, and more join the world premiere Off-Broadway.


Kiefer Sutherland Injured In Bus Mishap, Postpones Three European Music Tour Dates  Deadline

In his role as agent Jack Bauer on TV's 24, Kiefer Sutherland survived explosions, gunfire and all sorts of physical attacks. As the US President in Designated ...


The Prodigy 'in the studio' working on new music after Keith Flint death  Metro.co.uk

The Prodigy are working on new material for the first time since the death of frontman Keith Flint. Producer Liam Howlett posted a photo of himself in the studio, ...


Music to our ears: Street performers enrich Greenville's city culture  Greenville Journal

Music and people flood the streets of downtown Greenville. The city simply wouldn't be the same without the street performers to whom we've grown ...


The $60 Gadget That’s Changing Electronic Music  The New York Times

The Swedish company Teenage Engineering has won over kids — and professionals — with a revolutionary idea for a synthesizer: Make it simple.


WUNC Event: Ken Burns' 'Country Music' Preview at Cat's Cradle  WUNC

On Thursday September 12 WUNC Music presents HC McEntire, Alice Gerrard, John Howie Jr, and Tatiana Hargreaves previewing Ken Burns' new ...



Tracks of the Week: new music and videos from Kris Barras Band, Opeth and more  Louder

You want new music? Like, GOOD new music? Step this way for Classic Rock's weekly selection of rock'n'roll deliciousness...


Playbill Playlist: All the Songs in Moulin Rouge! The Musical  Playbill.com

While fans wait for the Broadway cast album to drop, listen to the original artists sing the songs that make this wild score.


NPR Music's Top 10 Albums Of July  NPR

Y'all, it was stupid hot in July, at least here at NPR Music HQ. And to some degree, the best albums of the month reflect that sweaty, heat-stricken mood.


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