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Producer Spotlight: Statik Selektah

Patrick Barel, better known to the world as Statik Selektah, is a hip-hop DJ and producer who hails from Lawrence, Massachusetts, a small city about 30 minutes north of Boston. This is where young Patrick developed his craft and love for music at a young age. Playing with his parents’ 8-track machine and recorder as [...]

Run The Jewels Take on “Control”

When Kendrick Lamar declared on a recent track that he was the “King of New York” and the offspring of Makaveli, the Hip-Hop community went into an uproar. But when he followed those lines by saying that he wants to delete his rap peers fan bases, he incited a riot. For the past few days [...]

Riddims Watch: Hello Carol

The Hello Carol riddim is a brand new rootsy riddim out on Fireball Records. This riddim heavily samples the song “Hello Carol” by reggae legends The Gladiators, giving acknowledgement to the classics while updating the tune for a new generation. The combination of the rolling roots groove mixed with the more modern dancehall oriented vocals [...]

Where Are They Now: Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams is an American Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, and producer. Williams’ success comes from a phenomenal four-octave range and her distinct soprano voice. Her style is known to be influenced by funk and soul music. Williams’ success in music came quickly when she became the backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder in the 1970’s as a [...]

Producer Spotlight: Jahlil Beats

Jahlil beats is one of the fastest upcoming producers in the music game. Born Orlando Tucker, many recognize his work by his famous tagline “Jahlil Beats Holla At Me,” recorded by his niece, which is sometimes confused with “Jungle Beats Holla At Me,” nonetheless; his music floods mix tapes and radio airwaves.Hailing from the projects [...]

Diddy’s New Revolt TV

He’s known to the world as one the best marketers and entrepreneurial minded individuals in the music industry. He introduced us to some of the best artists of our generation. Hip Hop artist Biggie Smalls, one of the greatest rappers that ever lived. Janel Monae, a soulful and sensational singer to have graced every stage [...]

Toni Braxton Loses Settlement

“Ooops, I Did It Again” is a song we are used to hearing from pop star Britney Spears. Unfortunately for Toni Braxton, now she is the one singing this tune without excitement or back up dancers. What did Toni do? She has filed for bankruptcy, for the second time, loosing rights to 27 songs in [...]

Producer Spotlight: Pete Rock

The timeless sound and inspiration Pete Rock, also known as the “God-father of Hip-Hop,” has provided hip-hop music has paved the way for so many recording artist today. His Jazz horn and sample chopping gave people music that hit both the soul and the charts. He grasped how to innovate sound and give people a [...]

Nicki Minaj and Myx Fusions Moscato

There is only one female hip hop artist who takes the top spot these days, and she goes by the name Nicki Minaj. EVERYONE, fan of hip hop or not, knows the name Nicki Minaj. Minaj has found a way to insert her brand into just about every facet of American life, not just the [...]

Producer Spotlight: Just Blaze

Known to you as Just Blaze, hip-hop guru Justin Smith can be looked at as one of the top producers in the game. Starting off as a DJ then producer and then Entrepreneur, he’s accomplished working with the hottest artists in the hip-hop and R&B world. He’s worked with artist such as Kendrick Lamar, TI, [...]

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Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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