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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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Nintendo Is Taking Down YouTube Archives of Its Music  WIRED

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Is Rihanna Releasing New Music?  PopCrush

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Friends remember Dyno Penny with mischief and music  Columbia Missourian

Over a hundred people gathered Saturday in the small town of Lupus to honor the life of local musician "Dyno" Penny, who died a month ago.


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

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Concerts, music Fall 2019: Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary  Raleigh News & Observer

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Huntsville music audit’s final findings are in  AL.com

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Toni Morrison and the Music of Black Life  Pitchfork

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Best New Music This Week: Young Thug, Lil Tecca, Swae Lee, and More  Complex

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Treatment center using music to fight addiction  FOX 29

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Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels  Kotaku

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Maya Hawke Acts, Sings & Cries  Refinery29

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3rd Annual Music on the Bricks brings large crowds  knopnews2

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A Teen-Ager Is Saved by the Music of Bruce Springsteen in “Blinded by the Light”  The New Yorker

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Rollin' On The River provides students with music scholarships  WGEM

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Google Play Music review  Sound Guys

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

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The young Scots chart-topper delights with a celebratory show mined from undiluted misery.


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Swae Lee Defends Lizzo After Backlash Over Controversial 'Rappers' Tweet  BET

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The real School of Rock: Australia's little country school transformed by music  ABC News

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How Last Christmas uses the music of George Michael  digitalspy.com

Director Paul Feig was shared how George Michael's music will be used in his upcoming rom-com Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.


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The Trump administration weighed in on the legal battle over “Stairway to Heaven” this week, with the Department of Justice siding with Led Zeppelin in their ...


N.F.L. and Jay-Z Team Up on Music and Social Justice Campaign  The New York Times

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Friendly Fires: Inflorescent review – deliciously cheesy 80s disco vibes  The Guardian

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Slipknot's 20 Best Music Videos - Ranked  Loudwire

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The Rise, and Urbanization, of Big Music Festivals  CityLab

The legacy of hippie Woodstock is the modern music-festival economy: materialist, driven by celebrities and social media, and increasingly urban.


Nunavut singer Riit releases her 1st music video  CBC.ca

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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.


Last Christmas: This is how George Michael's music will be used in the movie  Smooth Radio

Last Christmas will be released in time for the festive season in 2019, and it is a must for George Michael fans everywhere.


U.S. Music Industry Accuses Amazon Of Selling 'Millions Of Fake Albums'  Forbes

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which represents Sony Music, Universal Music, and Warner Music, has come after Amazon for a ...


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The teacher kept trying to modernize his lessons. But students kept asking to learn that old-time religion.


Ben Folds A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons  Exclaim!

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Music Trumps Moon Landing : All Songs Considered  NPR

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's defining teen moment came on the night of the first moonwalk. Instead of being glued to the TV, he went to a concert.


Premiere: Mabel's mental health-tackling 'OK, Anxiety Anthem' music video  Dazed

*Fresh* off the release of her debut album, High Expectations, earlier this month, we can give you an exclusive first look at Mabel's new music video for latest ...


Welcome to ’99 Music Week  The Ringer

The year's hottest hits turn 20. Here's a deeper look into your favorite songs and albums of 1999.


Denver music fans feel burned by AXS ticket sales at Mission Ballroom  The Denver Post

After tickets for Tame Impala's Mission Ballroom show sold out immediately and ended up on the secondary market, Denver music fans feel gipped by AXS's ...


Fresno cops interrupt music video shoot, arrest 16-year-old over stolen handgun  Fox News

The recording of a music video in Fresno, Calif. was cut short Tuesday evening after police arrested a teen allegedly armed with a stolen .40-caliber handgun.


Video: Jace LIVE at Music on the Bricks  knopnews2

It was the third year of Music on the Bricks. The festival started Friday at the Espresso Shop and then moved outdoors on Saturday.


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