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Boogie Opens Up About Insecurities, Debut Album And Pitfalls Of The Music Business - Forbes
Boogie Opens Up About Insecurities, Debut Album And Pitfalls Of The Music Business  Forbes

Compton-born rapper Boogie quickly realized that the music industry is filled with false personas, hollow relationships and disappearing budgets. His debut ...


What Country Music Owes to Charley Pride - The New Yorker
What Country Music Owes to Charley Pride  The New Yorker

David Cantwell on a new episode of the PBS series “American Masters” about the country-music artist Charley Pride, who was the genre's first black star.


Nikki Sixx talks new Motley Crue music for 'The Dirt,' weighs in on Ariana Grande fame - USA TODAY
Nikki Sixx talks new Motley Crue music for 'The Dirt,' weighs in on Ariana Grande fame  USA TODAY

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx chats with USA TODAY about the band's first new music together in four years, written for their upcoming Netflix biopic.


Florida Inmate Sues Prison After Losing $550 Worth of Music - Slate
Florida Inmate Sues Prison After Losing $550 Worth of Music  Slate

An inmate has filed a class-action suit against the Florida Department of Corrections for confiscating his digital media files. William Demler says that since 2012, ...


Here is where you'll hear the best music in Tallahassee this week - Tallahassee.com
Here is where you'll hear the best music in Tallahassee this week  Tallahassee.com

For my bring-home-the-bacon-and-cook-it-in-the-pan day job, I work in the Capitol building. My cubicle in the office suite where I work is spacious and has a ...


Can you guess these incredible recent albums by their pixelated covers? Test your music knowledge with our our Playbuzz quiz. - Red Bull
Can you guess these incredible recent albums by their pixelated covers? Test your music knowledge with our our Playbuzz quiz.  Red Bull

If you've been following music as closely as you should have been, then you'll be able to name these 10 albums and their creators. It's time to put your music ...


How BlacKkKlansman's music uses the 'evil triad' - Futurity: Research News
How BlacKkKlansman's music uses the 'evil triad'  Futurity: Research News

Check out this video to see how Spike Lee's Oscar-nominated movie BlacKkKlansman uses an old musical trick to unsettle movie-goers.


Here's how loud you can play music in your car - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Here's how loud you can play music in your car  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - News 6 traffic safety expert Trooper Steve Montiero answers viewer questions about the rules of the road every week, helping Orlando-area ...


Ousted from his hometown, Nakhane finds salvation in music - Document Journal
Ousted from his hometown, Nakhane finds salvation in music  Document Journal

On new album 'You Will Not Die,' the actor and singer embraces his sexuality and learns to reject universal truths. At 31 years old, Nakhane doesn't know when ...


Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown And Beige' Set A Tone For Black Protest - NPR
Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown And Beige' Set A Tone For Black Protest  NPR

This story is part of American Anthem, a yearlong series on songs that rouse, unite, celebrate and call to action. Find more at NPR.org/Anthem.


Monkees' Music Sales Increase by 1,172% Following Peter Tork's Death - Billboard
Monkees' Music Sales Increase by 1,172% Following Peter Tork's Death  Billboard

Following news of the death of The Monkees' Peter Tork, the band's music saw a huge jump in sales, according to initial reports to Nielsen Music.


The Social Movement Mix Tape: Smithsonian Record Label Spotlights The Music Of Change - WAMU 88.5
The Social Movement Mix Tape: Smithsonian Record Label Spotlights The Music Of Change  WAMU 88.5

A new box set from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings taps into the record label's vast archives.


The Week In Music: The Best Albums, Songs, Performances and More :: Music :: Features :: The Week In Music :: Paste - Paste Magazine
The Week In Music: The Best Albums, Songs, Performances and More :: Music :: Features :: The Week In Music :: Paste  Paste Magazine

It's safe to say February is one of the least-favorable months. It's sludgy, icy and gray, winter's last dreary hold-out. Thankfully, it's also the shortest month, which ...


John Legend on Kanye West, Making Political Music and Morality in Art - New York Times
John Legend on Kanye West, Making Political Music and Morality in Art  New York Times

In January, John Legend drew widespread praise as the most prominent musician to speak out against R. Kelly's decades of sexual-assault allegations in ...


A UNC-Chapel Hill Student With Music In Her Blood: Faith Jones Debuts First Single - WUNC
A UNC-Chapel Hill Student With Music In Her Blood: Faith Jones Debuts First Single  WUNC

Music is in Faith Jones' blood. Her father plays piano; her mother sings, and the two met in a band in the 1980s. Growing up, Jones and her family listened.


The music of Beaumont blues legend Johnny Winter still matters - Houston Chronicle
The music of Beaumont blues legend Johnny Winter still matters  Houston Chronicle

Imagine for a moment being the only white kid in a Beaumont blues club in the 1950s. Then consider being that kid, and also with the glowing hair and skin of ...


Music from butterflies, Mariposa is Dominic Lavoie's solo project - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
Music from butterflies, Mariposa is Dominic Lavoie's solo project  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Dominic Lavoie has released his first solo project endeavor. The songs are all named after butterflies and the music flutters in flight from the first note.


Fred Foster, Founder of Monument Records and Combine Music, Dead at 87 - CMT.com
Fred Foster, Founder of Monument Records and Combine Music, Dead at 87  CMT.com

Country Music Hall of Fame member Fred Foster -- an early champion of such rising talents as Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton and Roy Orbison -- died ...


Anderson .Paak Has Two Albums' Worth of Music With Dr. Dre Done - XXLMAG.COM
Anderson .Paak Has Two Albums' Worth of Music With Dr. Dre Done  XXLMAG.COM

During an appearance on Jimmy Fallon, Anderson . Paak revealed he has two albums of unreleased music with Dr. Dre.


Fun, food and music at Taste of the Town - Laurinburg Exchange
Fun, food and music at Taste of the Town  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Attendees went mad for the scrumptious samples at the Scotland County Literacy Council's Taste of The Town on Thursday night.The theme ...


Johnny Marr offers a hedonistic doomsday alternative with video for new song “Armatopia”: Watch - Consequence of Sound
Johnny Marr offers a hedonistic doomsday alternative with video for new song “Armatopia”: Watch  Consequence of Sound

After announcing a US tour on Thursday, Johnny Marr has released a new single, “Armatopia”, complete with a captivating doomsday-inspired music video.


Battle of the Bands: Venezuela Power Struggle Turns to Music - NBC 6 South Florida
Battle of the Bands: Venezuela Power Struggle Turns to Music  NBC 6 South Florida

Venezuela's power struggle is set to become a battle of the bands Friday when musicians demanding President Nicolas Maduro allow in humanitarian aid and ...


Alicia Keys Vibes Out In New "Raise A Man" Music Video - Vibe
Alicia Keys Vibes Out In New "Raise A Man" Music Video  Vibe

Alicia Keys is getting personal in her music video for her latest single, "Raise a Man." The Bill Kirstein-directed visual was shot in a recording studio with the ...


R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse - The Guardian
R Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse  The Guardian

Indictment filed in Illinois and seen by Guardian includes nine counts involving victims aged between 13 and 17.


Festival International Music Lineup - KATC Lafayette News
Festival International Music Lineup  KATC Lafayette News

Festival International de Louisiane is only two months away! Performing artists have been gradually announced over the past few weeks, but finally the lineup is ...


Knoxville music, theater: Jerry Lee Lewis still rocks, Clarence Brown goes Motown, KSO sets season - Knoxville News Sentinel
Knoxville music, theater: Jerry Lee Lewis still rocks, Clarence Brown goes Motown, KSO sets season  Knoxville News Sentinel

Time to rock? Knoxville's the scene of music, music-inspired theater and more art-inspired music. Here are some musical events to consider from March and ...


Viva Friday Playlist: New Music by Marc Anthony, Fanny Lu, Jorge Celedon and More - Billboard
Viva Friday Playlist: New Music by Marc Anthony, Fanny Lu, Jorge Celedon and More  Billboard

Viva Friday is a compilation of the best new songs, albums and videos recommended by Billboard Latin editors. It's Friday and the new music for the week has ...


A New Opera Season: The Week in Classical Music - The New York Times
A New Opera Season: The Week in Classical Music  The New York Times

The Met's 2019-20 season is announced, and other highlights.


YouTube Music to open new studios for emerging talent at UK's BRIT School - Music Business Worldwide
YouTube Music to open new studios for emerging talent at UK's BRIT School  Music Business Worldwide

The British music industry may be up in arms over YouTube's 'carpet-bombing propaganda' in opposition to Article 13 – but it evidently loves a large check as ...


Offset opens up about his music, Cardi B and his children - Rolling Out
Offset opens up about his music, Cardi B and his children  Rolling Out

Migos rapper Offset opens up about his music, Cardi B and his children.


OVERKILL Releases Music Video For 'Welcome To The Garden State' Song - BLABBERMOUTH.NET
OVERKILL Releases Music Video For 'Welcome To The Garden State' Song  BLABBERMOUTH.NET

The official music video for the song "Welcome To The Garden State" from New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL can be seen below. The track is ...


Music Rundown: Who you should be watching play live this week - Vernon Morning Star
Music Rundown: Who you should be watching play live this week  Vernon Morning Star

Last weekend I stayed in for some much needed rest and relaxation after the wild last few months where we have been spoiled with great live music.


Watch Music Video for 'Seventeen,' Second Single From London Cast Album of Heathers the Musical - Playbill.com
Watch Music Video for 'Seventeen,' Second Single From London Cast Album of Heathers the Musical  Playbill.com

Original West End cast members Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jamie Muscato are featured in the music video.


Shreveport singer has music featured in acclaimed movie “Green Book” - KSLA
Shreveport singer has music featured in acclaimed movie “Green Book”  KSLA

Movie producers worked with historic Shreveport record label RAM Records to get six songs for the film.


How to Download Streaming Music and Listen Offline - PCMag.com
How to Download Streaming Music and Listen Offline  PCMag.com

Don't use up your data on your playlists and podcasts. Download and go from the streaming *service* yo.


Classical Review: ACME gives a concise overview of modernist music styles - Press Herald
Classical Review: ACME gives a concise overview of modernist music styles  Press Herald

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble, better known by its acronym, ACME, came to Portland on Thursday evening to offer a varied, if remarkably ...


Harnessing Ethio-Eritrean relations through music, culture and business - africanews
Harnessing Ethio-Eritrean relations through music, culture and business  africanews

A delegation of high level Eritrean officials led by the country's foreign minister to assess progress made in the bilateral cooperation that was renewed when the ...


Grab tickets to these 5 concerts before they sell out - Boston.com
Grab tickets to these 5 concerts before they sell out  Boston.com

Check out a handful of live music shows we've heard are dangerously low on tickets. Read more on Boston.com.


Music Review: Much to ‘Love’ in Sarasota Orchestra concert - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Music Review: Much to ‘Love’ in Sarasota Orchestra concert  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

There are many things to love about the Sarasota Orchestra — the seamless shimmer of the string ensemble, the expressive virtuosity of solo winds, and the ...


How Imugi 이무기 went from bedroom artists to rising music stars - The Spinoff
How Imugi 이무기 went from bedroom artists to rising music stars  The Spinoff

To celebrate the launch of New Balance's 997H – the sneaker built for independents – The Spinoff spoke to Auckland synth pop duo Imugi about their musical ...


Why Marshmello’s Fortnite Show Will Prove ‘Revolutionary’ for the Music Industry - Rolling Stone
Why Marshmello’s Fortnite Show Will Prove ‘Revolutionary’ for the Music Industry  Rolling Stone

On Saturday, February 2nd, a made-up DJ played to more than 10 million made-up characters in a made-up world. And the real-life music industry gasped in ...


Oconto fifth graders to take 'general music' course next year - Green Bay Press Gazette
Oconto fifth graders to take 'general music' course next year  Green Bay Press Gazette

Students will have chance to learn about both band and choir in their first year at middle school.


Relief teachers: Music schools set to rethink hiring policies - Radio New Zealand
Relief teachers: Music schools set to rethink hiring policies  Radio New Zealand

Music schools will now be reconsidering who relieves their classes, after a Wellington music school potentially employed a sex offender as a reliever.


Frankie Music to release album featuring reggae 'generals' - Jamaica Star Online
Frankie Music to release album featuring reggae 'generals'  Jamaica Star Online

Record label Frankie Music has been a significant contributor to the Jamaican music landscape. For more than a decade, the label has been churning out hit ...


Nashville Collective neonPPL Aims to Spread Message of Inclusivity Through Music: Hear Lead Single 'beYOUtiful - Billboard
Nashville Collective neonPPL Aims to Spread Message of Inclusivity Through Music: Hear Lead Single 'beYOUtiful  Billboard

A team of top Nashville songwriters, producers and musicians have formed neonPPL, an anonymous collective that will release songs with a rotating cast of ...


The Damned Things release new music video, announce upcoming album - Alternative Press
The Damned Things release new music video, announce upcoming album  Alternative Press

The Damned Things have announced their first new album in almost a decade with a new song "Cells" and a music video to go with it.


Video: Behind The Oscar-Nominated Music Of Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' - NPR
Video: Behind The Oscar-Nominated Music Of Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'  NPR

Terence Blanchard wrote his first piece of music for a Spike Lee joint nearly 30 years ago. The movie was Mo' Better Blues, which revolves around a brooding ...


Moonshine Is the Inclusive Party Series Creating a Space for the Music and Style of the African Diaspora in Montreal - Vogue
Moonshine Is the Inclusive Party Series Creating a Space for the Music and Style of the African Diaspora in Montreal  Vogue

Pierre Kwenders's diverse party series and collective Moonshine combined Afro-house, dancehall, and more at their last event.


Wagener-Salley High Black History program focuses on music, Great Migration - Aiken Standard
Wagener-Salley High Black History program focuses on music, Great Migration  Aiken Standard

WAGENER – Wagener-Salley High School celebrated Black History Month with song and dance and the written word Thursday, and students responded with ...


Country Music Memories: Travis Tritt Releases 'Country Club' - The Boot
Country Music Memories: Travis Tritt Releases 'Country Club'  The Boot

Nineteen years ago today, on Feb. 22, 1990, Tritt released his debut album, 'Country Club'.


Music at the Band Rotunda bringing Rotorua together for music and companionship - New Zealand Herald
Music at the Band Rotunda bringing Rotorua together for music and companionship  New Zealand Herald

People have been enjoying relaxing afternoons of companionship and music at this year's Music at the Band Rotunda, which is set to continue through March.


#Elections2019: ANC releases music album - IOL
#Elections2019: ANC releases music album  IOL

Johannesburg - The African National Congress (ANC) is swinging into election mode and will on Friday release a music album ahead of the country's general ...


How the Dysfunction of My Chemical Romance Inspired ‘The Umbrella Academy’ - Rolling Stone
How the Dysfunction of My Chemical Romance Inspired ‘The Umbrella Academy’  Rolling Stone

The Umbrella Academy reads like a catharsis. Almost 12 years ago, Gerard Way released the Dark Horse comic at the peak of My Chemical Romance's powers.


Don't sentence the music - Stakeholders want imprisoned artistes to record from behind bars - Jamaica Star Online
Don't sentence the music - Stakeholders want imprisoned artistes to record from behind bars  Jamaica Star Online

At last Sunday's instalment of the 'grounation' series, staged by the Jamaica Music Museum in honour of Reggae Month, the panellists took a long look at the ...


Future of Zim music worries Mukanya – Nehanda Radio - Nehanda Radio
Future of Zim music worries Mukanya – Nehanda Radio  Nehanda Radio

It is Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo's wish to see Zimbabwean artistes raising the country's flag internationally by showcasing diverse cultures through their art.


Lupe Fiasco On New World Water And Why Conscious Music Works - Vibe
Lupe Fiasco On New World Water And Why Conscious Music Works  Vibe

In a rare, in-depth interview, Lupe Fiasco talks about his work with Zero Mass Water, his career, and why he believes socially conscious music actually works.


Safety at music events focus of new program coming as part of Juno Week - The London Free Press
Safety at music events focus of new program coming as part of Juno Week  The London Free Press

At live concert venues with throngs of giddy fans gathered in one place, there can be risks. The Canadian Live Music Association wants to address those issues ...


Spotify finally lands on Garmin's VivoActive 3 Music - Engadget
Spotify finally lands on Garmin's VivoActive 3 Music  Engadget

Some potential buyers might have backed out of buying Garmin's music-focused Vivoactive 3 fitness watch, because it didn't support Spotify when it launched in ...


Chennai Metro to launch app for free movies and music - The News Minute
Chennai Metro to launch app for free movies and music  The News Minute

Chennai metro rail patrons will have access to a range of free movies, music and TV soaps, thanks to a mobile entertainment system launched by CMRL.


Adia Victoria: Silences review – compelling southern gothic blues - The Guardian
Adia Victoria: Silences review – compelling southern gothic blues  The Guardian

The story of a woman negotiating race, religion and powerlessness in America, Victoria's fine second album suggests turmoil but never overdoes it.


AI Composed Music for Your Film? - Ecrett's Royalty Free Library to Your Aid - cinema5D news
AI Composed Music for Your Film? - Ecrett's Royalty Free Library to Your Aid  cinema5D news

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is going fast, and it's now taking a step further. What if a computer could create an entirely tailor-made song for your film? This is ecrett ...


Music Week - Music Week
Music Week  Music Week

Lewis Capaldi has moved up to No.2 in the Music Moves Europe Talent chart. Declan J Donovan remains at No.1 with Pieces, and Capaldi's Someone You ...


IGE Music & Art Immersion Announces 2019 Musical Ambassador Lineup - JamBase
IGE Music & Art Immersion Announces 2019 Musical Ambassador Lineup  JamBase

The 2019 intallment of Innovative Giving Enhancement (IGE) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. Organizers of the 10 day/9 night immersion of music and art, which ...


Australians Rally Against Music Regulations, Warn NSW Could Become 'First Music Festival-Free Zone' - Billboard
Australians Rally Against Music Regulations, Warn NSW Could Become 'First Music Festival-Free Zone'  Billboard

The vibrant festivals scene in NSW is said to be facing extinction, due to onerous new rules.


Jukebox Hero The Musical, based on music of Lou Gramm, opens in Toronto - 13WHAM-TV
Jukebox Hero The Musical, based on music of Lou Gramm, opens in Toronto  13WHAM-TV

TORONTO, ON - Jukebox Hero The Musical, based on the music of Foreigner's lead singer and Rochester native Lou Gramm is coming to the Ed Mirvish ...


MTN Group appoints Oyebowale Akideinde Head OTT Music Services - Myjoyonline.com
MTN Group appoints Oyebowale Akideinde Head OTT Music Services  Myjoyonline.com

MTN Group has appointed Oyebowale Akideinde as Head of Over the Top (OTT) Music Services.


Winter at Tantora: music festival brings Yanni and other stars to Saudi Arabia - africanews
Winter at Tantora: music festival brings Yanni and other stars to Saudi Arabia  africanews

The Winter at Tantora Festival is bringing international music stars to perform at Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.


In The Know: SoStereo's Weekly Music News Summary February 22, 2019 - Magnetic Magazine
In The Know: SoStereo's Weekly Music News Summary February 22, 2019  Magnetic Magazine

SoStereo's weekly music news summary with YouTube simplifying its copyright strike and more.


Spider-Verse & Spider-Man movie soundtracks are perfect time capsules - Polygon
Spider-Verse & Spider-Man movie soundtracks are perfect time capsules  Polygon

What music does Spider-Man listen to? In the Oscar-nominated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, music taste is a key component to Miles Morales' origin story.


The BBC Music Magazine Quiz: Sheep - Classical-Music.com
The BBC Music Magazine Quiz: Sheep  Classical-Music.com

How good is your classical music knowledge? Don't be sheep-ish - have a go at our specially themed quiz. You'll find the answers at the foot of the page.


Simple Creatures (Mark Hoppus, Alex Gaskarth) drop first music video - Alternative Press
Simple Creatures (Mark Hoppus, Alex Gaskarth) drop first music video  Alternative Press

Simple Creatures (Mark Hoppus, Alex Gaskarth) set the internet ablaze with news of a new project, and now they're dropping title track “Strange Love.”


David Bowie: How Much Was the Music Legend Worth at the Time of His Death? - The Cheat Sheet
David Bowie: How Much Was the Music Legend Worth at the Time of His Death?  The Cheat Sheet

David Bowie had a substantial fortune at the time of his death. Find out what happened to it.


Halsey passionately kisses new British beau Youngblud in his 11 Minutes music video - Daily Mail
Halsey passionately kisses new British beau Youngblud in his 11 Minutes music video  Daily Mail

Three months after their first public sighting, Grammy-nominated songstress Halsey passionately kissed her new British beau Youngblud in the music video for ...


Minnesota's craft brewery boom is good for music fans (and bands) - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota's craft brewery boom is good for music fans (and bands)  Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Thank you, local and regional breweries for your support of live music. You are keeping local music alive.” Tweet from @Lowtheband ...


Queer Your Ears: New Music by Queer & Trans Artists from February 2019 - Autostraddle
Queer Your Ears: New Music by Queer & Trans Artists from February 2019  Autostraddle

Queer Your Ears this month is dedicated to love songs! This will be published after Valentine's Day, but if you're a playlist lesbian, and appreciate new queer, ...


Amy Winehouse hologram tour postponed due to 'unique sensitivities' - The Guardian
Amy Winehouse hologram tour postponed due to 'unique sensitivities'  The Guardian

Base Hologram, which was planning a concert tour featuring the deceased singer, says 'creativity does not necessarily follow a schedule'


WATCH: Debut music video ‘100 Miles’ drops for Georgia football player, recording artist Wix Patton - Saturday Down South
WATCH: Debut music video ‘100 Miles’ drops for Georgia football player, recording artist Wix Patton  Saturday Down South

Those around the Georgia program know of Wix Patton; however, the rest of the country may soon know him, too. On Thursday, Patton's music video for his new ...


Teen sensation Grace VanderWaal opens up about songwriting struggles in new single 'Stray' - USA TODAY
Teen sensation Grace VanderWaal opens up about songwriting struggles in new single 'Stray'  USA TODAY

Grace VanderWaal, the 15-year-old musician who won 'America's Got Talent' in 2016, has new music and just shot her first movie.


Jack White curates Led Zeppelin playlist: Stream - Consequence of Sound
Jack White curates Led Zeppelin playlist: Stream  Consequence of Sound

The Led Zeppelin Playlist Generator allows fans to build a playlist using any track from Led Zeppelin's back catalog, including all their studio and live albums ...


WATCH: Ariana Grande ‘Taking A Break’ From Music As She’s ‘Tired Of Her Voice’ - Capital FM
WATCH: Ariana Grande ‘Taking A Break’ From Music As She’s ‘Tired Of Her Voice’  Capital FM

Ariana Grande has said she's 'taking a break from music' following record-breaking musical success within the past year.


The unexpected creates reward when listening to music: Scientists prove difference between expected/actual outcomes cause reward response - Science Daily
The unexpected creates reward when listening to music: Scientists prove difference between expected/actual outcomes cause reward response  Science Daily

If you love it when a musician strikes that unexpected but perfect chord, you are not alone. New research shows the musically unexpected activates the reward ...


The Importance of Using Music to Bring Us to Our Next Joy - DJBooth
The Importance of Using Music to Bring Us to Our Next Joy  DJBooth

From ScHoolboy Q's “Collard Greens” to Chance The Rapper's "All Night" and "Smoke Break," how music is a universal joy and coping mechanism.


Music Pick: Mazzy Star - L.A. Weekly
Music Pick: Mazzy Star  L.A. Weekly

Combining the fragile intimacy of low-key Velvet Underground ballads such as “Sunday Morning” and “Pale Blue Eyes” with more mainstream classic-rock ...


Understanding the Music Behind Broadway's Choir Boy - Playbill.com
Understanding the Music Behind Broadway's Choir Boy  Playbill.com

Jeremy Pope, Caleb Eberhardt, and the cast of the Tarell Alvin McCraney play recall the church songs that impacted their lives.


Steely Dan review – yacht rockers breezily reel in the years - The Guardian
Steely Dan review – yacht rockers breezily reel in the years  The Guardian

While the band do occasionally go on a bit, the cliches about Steely Dan are proven wrong in this tremendously funky greatest-hits set.


Every child deserves the magic of music - The Guardian
Every child deserves the magic of music  The Guardian

Letters: Learning an instrument can teach so many life skills, says Jess Gillam.


Can you beat this higher or lower music quiz? - Classic FM
Can you beat this higher or lower music quiz?  Classic FM

Find out how well-tuned your ear is, in our fiendish higher or lower quiz. Simply tell us which piece has the highest note!


Man on cross-country mission to play music at 50 hospitals in 50 states - WMUR Manchester
Man on cross-country mission to play music at 50 hospitals in 50 states  WMUR Manchester

A man is traveling across the country in his "Jambulance" with the hope of bringing joy to hospital patients in all 50 states. Ryan Brolier recently made a stop at a ...


Pianist's near-death experience is story behind the music at Asheville Regional Airport - WLOS
Pianist's near-death experience is story behind the music at Asheville Regional Airport  WLOS

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) -- At the place where journeys begin and end in the mountains, Mike Andersen holds the keys to an unexpected conversation piece.


Music Pick: The Coathangers - L.A. Weekly
Music Pick: The Coathangers  L.A. Weekly

Outraged by the rise in gun violence in this country, The Coathangers put the National Rifle Association squarely in the cross-hairs for once, and the ...


African Music Legend Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi Dead At 66 - NPR
African Music Legend Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi Dead At 66  NPR

Born on Sept. 22, 1952 in Zimbabwe's populous Highfield suburb, Oliver Mtukudzi, known as "Tuku" to his legion of fans, died Wednesday at a clinic in Harare ...


Michel Legrand, Oscar-Winning Composer Who Lived 'Surrounded by Music', Dies At 86 - NPR
Michel Legrand, Oscar-Winning Composer Who Lived 'Surrounded by Music', Dies At 86  NPR

Three-time Oscar-winning composer, songwriter and pianist Michel Legrand died Saturday at his home in France. He was 86. The conservatory-trained ...


Deputies say woman shot, injured after music complaint - KALB News
Deputies say woman shot, injured after music complaint  KALB News

Deputies say someone from the party went to the woman's apartment and the two started throwing bottles at each other.



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. She first married Bob Nelson. She gave birth to her daughter Debbie in 1955.She accuses her first husband, Bob Nelson, of being verbally abusive. Both moved to Warren, Michigan, to be closer to Betty's stepmother .Despite the problems the couple esperienced, she gave Bob two more sons, Todd and Steven.They divorced in the early 60's and Betty came back to her hometown St Joseph, where she met Ron Gilpin, her second husband.She had two more children with him. One of them is Betti Schmitt (Eminem's aunt and Debbie's half sister), who is still in touch and in good terms with Eminem. Ron Gilpin was an alcoholic who used to beat up his whole family. Violence was part of their daily life. Ron left his family in 1968.Dramas surrounded Betty's family. In 1991, Todd Nelson killed his brother-in-law, Mike Harris in self defense case. He was sentenced to jail for 8 years.Betty 's sixth child from a third marriage, Ronnie Polkingharn , was Eminem's uncle and closest friend. He committed suicide in 1991.

Eminem grew up for a while at his grandmom's home. She talks about his harsh conditions of living in Detroit :

It was a poor school and they wanted his shoes. He was one of the only white children going to this segregated school. And one time they took the shoes off his feet and he had to come home in a snowstorm with no shoes on. But the story people keep asking me - "he was unconscious and almost died and all these doctors...", now I know nothing about this and I'm his grandmother.

People should think twice before calling Marshall a racist.

Betty was angry with Marshall because he never attended to Ronnie's funeral. In fact, Marshall went depressive and swallowed a bottle of Tylenol and survived to another suicide attempt. He was unable to go to Ronnie's funeral, his pain was too immense.But Betty didn't know what happened during this period.


"I was kind of bitter about him writing about my dead son, because the last five years of my deceased boy, Marshall had not even seen him. Marshall - Eminem - and my son Ronnie were very close. He idolised Ronnie and Ronnie loved him. He never even came to Ronnie's funeral and he has never put the first flower on Ronnie's grave. He doesn't do anything - he won't go near the grave. The chain that Marshall wears around his neck, the dog-tag - that was Ronnie's. I gave him the dog-tag, he makes duplicates, he sells them now, and that really broke my heart because this is something sacred to me that I gave the boy. If my son could speak to you today from the grave he would say, "Marshall stop some of the garbage, make up with your family, life's too short"."

Marshall had a good relationship to his granny until he wanted to use Ronnie's voice on a tape. He intented to do this as a tribute to his deceased uncle, but Betty thought he was disrespectful towards her son. In 2002 , both reconciled. Betty Kresin is currently writing a book on her grandson which shall be entitled The Tie That Binds .

Betty says she's proud of her grandson and that she stands on his side.

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