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Dr. Dre’s Son Tyler Young Prepares To Take On Europe’s EDM Scene

Citizenside 22 Sep 2023
Dre, is about to kickstart his career in the world of EDM. While his father is known for his contributions to rap and G-funk, Tyler is determined to carve out his own path in the electronic music genre ... Having grown up with his father’s iconic rap and G-funk tunes playing in the background, Tyler was inevitably influenced by these genres ... ....

Review: Janelle Monáe provides Columbus fans a 'safe oasis' at 'Age of Pleasure' show

The Columbus Dispatch 16 Sep 2023
"To the lives we lead (and) the drinks we chase ..." ... "Dirty Computer" single "Django Jane," a rap song with Black feminist themes, and "Q.U.E.E.N.," a funk track with a message of liberating oppressed groups ... rap duo Flyana Boss, comprised of best friends Bobbi Tyler and Folayan Kunerede, opened for Monáe ... @taijuannichole

Deep Cuts: Viral Wreckage By Aunty Rayzor

The Quietus 14 Sep 2023
Where is the most exciting club music being made right now? Brazil, with baile funk? Nigeria, with cruise and afrobeat? Or Uganda, with Nyege Nyege and Hakuna Kulala’s imperious releases? A good argument could be made for all three ... DJ Cris Fontedofunk represents São Paulo with gloriously unhinged funk beats.

Black Influence in Goth Culture

The Tennessee Tribune 13 Sep 2023
By Logan Langlois. NASHVILLE, TN — Black influence on alternative genres outside of funk, disco, and hip-hop/rap are often overlooked in mainstream discussion. One such counterculture that has seen substantial Black influence from the scene’s foundations into the current decade is the Goth scene ... These additions would include the Black-fronted band O.

This legendary Fayetteville musician being inducted into N.C. Music Hall of Fame

The Fayetteville Observer 12 Sep 2023
Cole, who hails from Fayetteville, is one of the best representatives of the modern era of rap with words that touch souls ... But right here in our own backyard was born the grandfather of rap, music pioneer and Fayetteville's own, Bill “Fatback” Curtis ... commercial rap singles.

MTV VMAs 2023: Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Karol G, and More Set to Perform

Vogue 12 Sep 2023
Rap icon and hip-hop legend Lil Wayne is returning to the VMAs stage after more than a decade, and with new music! Weezy’s latest single, “Kat Food,” will be performed live for the first time at this year’s show ... The budding rap star, who is up for best new artist, will perform on the Extended Play Stage presented by Doritos.Reneé Rapp.

Things to do in Pensacola: Smokin' in the Square; Vettes At The Beach; Soulja Boy; Steve-O

Pensacola News Journal 10 Sep 2023
Seven days out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. MONDAY. September 11th Memorial Stair Climb. 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 ... More info ... Embracing everything from AM radio rock and poolside pop to nimble raps and salsa, they lock into an era-less vibe with no shortage of funk or hooks.

Troy Reimink: Outkast's 'Hey Ya!' casts a strange shadow 20 years after the fact

Traverse City Record-Eagle 08 Sep 2023
Their first three albums, particularly “ATLiens” and “Aquemini,” basically put Southern rap on the map in the late 1990s ... Andre had grown weary of rap, and on “The Love Below” assembled a sprawling grab-bag of funk, soul, rock, jazz and electronic experimentation.

Take the vitality of diverse Britain, set it to music. That’s why Ezra Collective deserve their Mercury prize

The Observer 08 Sep 2023
Of the various baubles handed out to creative types each year, the Mercury prize is known for being one of the most political. The narrative matters ... But however the judges got there, or why, this year they kind of got it right. Two scenes ... They are all different ... It’s a mix of jazz, funk, reggae, rap and Afrobeat, and the mix is the point ... Read more ... .

Creative Freedom And Unbridled Joy: Beastie Boys' Hello Nasty 25 Years On

The Quietus 07 Sep 2023
Two further albums followed in the early 1990s, each a kind of retrenchment, with the trio going back to their guitar/bass/drums roots and ransacking their eclectic record collections for inspiration as they flung rock, punk, funk and rap at the walls of their self-built studio and found that pretty much everything stuck.

Why dream hampton Won’t Give Up on Hip-Hop

The Atlantic 06 Sep 2023
As hip-hop ascended to global dominance, hampton—whose lowercase byline is inspired by the Black feminist critic bell hooks—challenged it from the inside, treating rap music with the seriousness it deserved while calling out its materialism and misogyny ... A drive-by shooter killed him when he was 24, likely because of a rap beef.

50 in hip hop with Jamaican roots

Jamaica Observer 01 Sep 2023
Inspired by the sound system culture in his native Jamaica, Herc’s announcement and exhortations to dancers helped lead to the rhythmically spoken accompaniment now known as rapping ... McKenzie also produced the Main Source single ‘Fakin’ the Funk’ which was a part of the soundtrack for the movie ‘White Men Can’t Rap’.

15 fun things to do in Peoria in September: Seinfeld Live, festivals, fundraisers and more

Journal Star 01 Sep 2023
Here are 15 things to do in the Peoria area in the month of September.1. NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet ... 3 ... 4 ... Veteran alternative rockers 311 will bring their mix of rock, rap, reggae and funk to the Peoria Civic Center at 7 p.m ... 8 ... This end-of-summer event will include a world-class lineup of artists from blues, roots, funk, soul and everything in between.

British Invasion @ 2023 Music is Art

Buffalo Rising 31 Aug 2023
4TheMusic is a well-established global internet station specializing in House and Techno music ... He has residencies at Fresh Catch and Hartman’s as well as other clubs in Buffalo and is an Open-Format DJ, specializing in old and new music including Funk/Soul, Disco, Rap/Hip-Hop, and Pop/Electronic ... Bogie’s Discotheque ... .

African-American Festival in Kingston celebrates the community

Daily Freeman 26 Aug 2023
As funk rock music played in the background, he said that his son Finesse was born earlier that morning and he came from the hospital to set up his booth and support his community ... Genres heard ranged from rap, funk, soul, rock to more global sounds, representative of the African diaspora ... 26, 2023. (Austin Jefferson) ... 26, 2023. (Austin Jefferson) ... of.

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