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Reality TV: A Marketing Benefit

Reality TV: A Marketing Benefit

Reality television shows are as much a form of entertainment as they’ve become a marketing strategy. To the viewer, the purpose of the cast is to entertain. But that may not be the case for all cast members. In fact, a lot of those who do agree to take part in reality television agree with […]

Where Are They Now: Roberta Flack

Where Are They Now: Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack is known as one of the best story telling artists ever. Growing up with a musical background in North Carolina and with her father and mother both being church organists, Flack took an interest in piano. At the age of nine, Flack was taking classical piano lessons and mastered the art. She received […]

Boston Calling Music Festival Day 2

Boston Calling Music Festival Day 2

The second leg of this year’s Boston Calling Music Festival is officially over, but audiences are still buzzing over the captivating performances witnessed Sunday night at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Last spring’s line-up was no match for last night’s, which boasted musical diversity ranging from electronic dance music to hip-hop and everything in-between, continuing over […]

Interview: Bridget Kelly

Interview: Bridget Kelly

Bridget Kelly is slowly becoming a household name and it couldn’t be more exciting. This Roc Nation singer is heating up radio waves with her two singles, “Special Delivery” and “Street Dreamin” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Recently while she was headlining the Boston Urban Music Festival at the Seaport, we got a chance to talk to […]

Where Are They Now: The Whispers

Where Are They Now: The Whispers

The Whispers will go down in history as one of R&B music’s most beloved vocal groups. The Whispers began their infamous and timeless career in 1963. Nicholas Caldwell, Marcus Hutson, Gordy Harmon, and Twin brothers Walter and Wallace Scott joined forces to form a singing group. They began singing together, calling themselves, “the Eden trio” […]

Producer Spotlight: Statik Selektah

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”

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

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 […]

Interview: Allen Stone

Interview: Allen Stone

As I enter a small artist guest house backstage at the Bank of American Pavilion in Boston, I walk into a room of people drinking beers and catching up on old times. I look towards the couch and there is this bearded and long haired gentleman who just finished tearing down the stage. This gentleman […]

Producer Spotlight: Jahlil Beats

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 […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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