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SoundWaves Ripple

The brainchild of Tim Daniels, SoundWaves Cafe started two years ago in November. While playing with his band, Pineapple Down, and watching other performers, like Foreign Sound and Matthew Pinder, he realized that playing originals, in most places in Nassau, was somewhat  futile. Asked about the reality which led to the creation of the platform,...

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How Chance The Rapper Is Bridging The Gap Between Listeners and Lyft Users

Chance the Rapper partnered with ride-sharing app Lyft to give out free copies of his latest album, The Big Day, making him the newest artist to boost chart numbers with a music-product bundle. The Chicago-native released his long-awaited album, The Big Day, last Friday, and naturally, fans were stoked. The announcement was spread far and...

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Prince’s Estate Releases Animated Music Video for ‘Holly Rock’

Prince’s estate has released the vibrant animated video for“Holly Rock”,one of the tracks featured on the recent posthumous collectionOriginals. According to Prince’s YouTube account, the basic tracking for the song took place at Sunset Sound studios in Los Angeles at the end of April 1985 – the very same week that Prince also recorded his...

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Singer Janelle Monae To Replace Julia Roberts in Amazon Series, ‘Homecoming’

Julia Roberts is set to be replaced by singer-songwriter-rapper-actress Janelle Monae as the lead in season two of Amazon’s psychological thriller Homecoming.The series, whose first season told the story of fictional war soldier Walter Cruz’s return from overseas and “rehabilitation” into society, will portray Monae as a “tenacious woman who finds herself floating in a...

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Kid Cudi and Kenya Barris To Collab On New Netflix Animated Music Series

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s Black-ish, is teaming up with Grammy Award-winning music artist Kid Cudi (aka Scott Mescudi) for an adult-focused animated music series. The project will be based on Cudi’s forthcoming album, “Entergalatic,” set to be released by Republic Records. The project will highlight music from the new album, which hones in on...

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Janet Jackson To Reissue Classic Albums on Vinyl

Pop legend Janet Jackson recently announced that she will be releasing some of her most classic solo albums — 1987’s ‘Control: The Remixes’, 1989’s ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’, 1993’s ‘janet.’, 1997’s ‘The Velvet Rope’, and 2001’s ‘All for You — on vinyl. This news comes after last month’s rerelease of ‘Control’ (1986), one of her earliest...

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Disney Casts Singer Halle Bailey As New ‘Ariel’ In The Little Mermaid Remake

The internet was in an uproar when Disney publicly announced its decision to cast contemporary R&B singer Halle Bailey (of the Chloe x Halle duo) as Ariel in The Little Mermaid remake. While many were outraged about Disney’s decision to cast a non-white, non-redhead with dreads for the lead (leading some to question what a...

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Savage 100 - Instagram Spotify

Instagram Might Become The Next Best Place For New Music

It would appear that the next best place for music sharing is Instagram. Since the inception of Instagram’s sharing feature on Instagram Stories (which, if you remember correctly,ousted Snapchat from the throneof impermanent video), Instagram has been finding consistent ways to draw users in. In May of 2018, it began allowing users to share music...

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Savage 100 - Songwriters Halle of Fame 2019 Inductees

Missy Elliott, Jack Tempchin and Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens Join List of Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

The recentSongwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinnersat songwriting stars on June 13th in Manhattan, NY. Hall of fame co-chair and ASCAP President Paul Williams celebrated and acknowledged the induction of some of the industry’s leading top songwriters. And it wasn’t justJustin Timberlake.Among the new music inductees were Missy Elliott, Jack Tempchin...

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Mary J Blige BET Awards

Mary J. Blige Wins Lifetime Achievement Award At the BET Awards

On Sunday, Miss Mary J. Blige performed an iconic 20-minute set that spanned her entire career. She performed at the BET Awards where she was honored with aLifetime Achievement Award.Amongst the medley were Method Man and Lil Kim who dropped in for their guest verses on “I Can Love You” and “You’re All I Need”....

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