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When I was in Europe, I experienced as much theatre and art as I possibly could. While living in London, I saw an outrageous amount of West End productions, could often be found at modern art museums, and even sought out the theatre scene in Brussels and Paris, despite the fact that my French is [...]
Motown’s Senior VP of A&R, Ne-Yo released the steamy video for his single “Lazy Love” off his fifth studio album R.E.D, which is set to be released September 18th under Island Def Jam. “Lazy Love” creates great anticipation for what Ne-Yo is calling “…The most honest album I’ve ever written – almost honest to a [...]
The Six String Cutlass Riddim is a brand new riddim that just dropped this June. Produced by XTM Nation, the riddim features four different artists to round out the eight minute run time of this new groove. The groove itself is a plodding midtempo riff that prominently features a classical style guitar, hence the name “Six [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 29th Rockers is highlighting Sugar Minott.
For a musician who has been on the folk, punk, and leftist scene intermittently throughout the past thirty-five years, Billy Bragg’s message remains remarkably consistent. At the Somerville Theatre this past Thursday evening, new and old fans alike rallied around the force of his personality and the still-strong and completely current political messages that come [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 28th 889@Night is highlighting Big K.R.I.T.
Theophilus London isn’t a name that you come across every day in the rap world. But then again, he isn’t your average rapper. I had heard of him once or twice from friends and immediately fell in love with his style. Putting out music that’s a blend of alternative rock with fast flowing rhymes and [...]
Usher’s 10th studio album, Looking 4 Myself, takes you on a magical musical journey through every emotional stage of Usher’s love life. Released June 12, 2012, it’s an album of self-discovery. Usher reveals the pain, realizations, and love he’s been dealing with over the past few years. His powerful vocals capture the intensity felt in [...]
Julia Easterlin, one of the many talented artists performing at the upcoming Songs for Soldiers event, is just a year out of Berklee and already she has performed at SXSW and Lollapalooza. She is a singer/songwriter who does something with her music that I have never seen before: Easterlin is a loop-artist, and the two [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 26th 889@Night is highlighting Blu.