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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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All the Music That Saved Us in 2018  Jezebel

When the world hands you lemons, what do you do? Turn them into lemonade? Or light a lemon-scented candle and listen to Neko Case while weeping softly ...


Instagram stickers now let you send music, ask questions live  CNET

More ways to interact with friends and Instagram celebrities.


KEXP to handle in-arena music for Seattle’s new NHL team  The Seattle Times

Providing instant local culture and cool, KEXP will handle all of the music at renovated KeyArena when Seattle's new NHL team begins play in 2021.


The year in music: The 12 best Jersey songs of 2018  Asbury Park Press

What exit for great music? Any exit in New Jersey will do. Once again, lots of great music came out of the Garden State this year and now it's time to take a look at ...


Live at 9: Cupcake Cutie and music with Cortney Richardson  WREG NewsChannel 3

If you love sweets it doesn't get much better than a tasty cupcake or two. Cupcake Cutie's master baker Robert Clayton joined us on Live at 9 to give us some ...


Holiday Music Specials 2018  KMUW

Join Global Village , Strange Currency and Night Train from 7 p.m. to midnight on Christmas Eve, December 24, and on Christmas night, December 25, for 5.


Saba Drops the Music Video for "Sirens" f/ theMIND  Complex

Saba has come through with the music video for "Sirens" featuring theMIND after teasing the drop of the visuals on social media.


Best Music Events In New York City This Week  CBS New York

NEW YORK (Hoodline) – If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.


The Best Music of 2018: New Releases’ New Directions  The Wall Street Journal

Streaming media is changing both how we listen to music and how musicians create and package their work. In 2018, a new release could take many different ...


In the coming year, music will continue to capitalize on tabloid news rather than substance  National Post

Calum Marsh: Is it conceivable that millions of people could take seriously a piece of music or a TV show or a movie or a novel, and be aroused en masse to ...


An Iowan wrote one of the season's strangest Christmas songs  Des Moines Register

An Iowan left his mark on holiday music with a strange song.


Spiral Cell Debuts Sci-Fi-Inspired Music Video for "Consonance"  Westword

Denver experimental artist Spiral Cell has released a sci-fi-inspired music video for the song "Consonance."


Things to Do Miami: The Flex Music Competition at Open Stage Club January 20, 2019  Miami New Times

The Open Stage Club, a swanky Coral Gables venue, hosts the Flex, a monthly music competition organized by Kalil Bohannon and his team of five, who run the ...


Year in review: Top 10 moments in Bay Area music  San Francisco Chronicle

Janelle Monae plays the Lands End stage during Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco in August. Photo: Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle.


Mesa man accused of killing his roommate over music choice  FOX 10 News Phoenix

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Mesa say a man is in custody for allegedly killing his roommate over their choice of music. They say 41-year-old Sheldon Sturgill is ...


Music Money Winners And Losers 2018  Forbes

As the days dwindle in December, writers flood the internet with rankings of the year's best music. While other outlets may debate albums like Kacey Musgraves' ...


Boy George Strips Off Makeup for Emotional New 'Life' Music Video as He Celebrates 'Recovery'  PEOPLE.com

Get ready to see Boy George like you've never before. The Culture Club frontman strips off his signature makeup and goes without his usual top hat for a scene ...


The Top 10 Seattle Music Releases of 2018 - Slog  TheStranger.com

Seattle—nay, America—doesn't have many groups that sound like Terror/Cactus, a trio who wear masks onstage and produce songs that merge cumbia, ...


Meet a Christmas 'conductor' in Utah who hates Christmas music  KSL.com

You\u2019ve probably seen a million Christmas displays over the years, but chances are you\u2019ve never seen one quite like Lenza Wilson's concoction in ...


Pop Quiz: Thievery Corporation, exploded from lounge into world music, plays New Year’s in SF  San Francisco Chronicle

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton have kept the beat going for more than two decades as the core members of the electronic music collective Thievery Corporation.


Music of the Baroque concerts put a different spin on holiday classics  Chicago Tribune

Music of the Baroque presented their Holiday Brass and Choral Concert this weekend at the Divine Word Chapel in Northbrook. The concerts on Saturday and ...


Rihanna's Vocal Producer Just Revealed What Her New Music Sounds Like  Capital XTRA

Kuk Hurrell, the mastermind behind some of Rihanna's biggest songs, has spilled details on the 'Diamonds' singer's hotly-anticipated ninth album, #R9.


Oscar Music Shortlists Arrive, Pitting Thom Yorke Against Gaga and Dolly, With Double Shots for ‘Mary Poppins’ Tunes  Variety

The Academy music branch "shortlists" found room for Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga on the song side, and gave Alan Silvestri two song slots.


From Mendes to mandolin, a celebrations of music in the ACT in 2018  The Canberra Times

The rich array music offerings in 2018 included Max Richter's reworking of Vivaldi and Beethoven and Vaughan Williams from the CSO.


The Feel Good Tour's Music for Christmas program is in full swing at the holiday  Roanoke Times

For years, Roanoke Valley folk musicians Bill Hudson and Al Coffey have used their Feel Good Tour to collect instruments and deliver them to kids who need ...


Yeah! Lil Jon teamed with the Kool-Aid Man for the holiday season's wildest video  USA TODAY

Lil Jon is getting into the holiday spirit with a festive new single that features the Kool-Aid Man. No, really.


3 music events worth seeking out in Houston this week | Hoodline  KTRK-TV

Check out these music and holiday events in Houston this week.


Jacksonville College Students Benefit From Michael Jackson's Music Scholarship Fund  WJCT NEWS

Four Jacksonville area college freshman are benefiting from a donation given to the city by the King of Pop, 34 years ago.


Instructor ensures every student has a voice in music class  ktvo.com

The instructor of a Heartland music class is making sure every student has a voice. “ It's probably one of the highlights of my day, every day is this class," said ...


WATCH: MSU's College of Music version of "Carol of the Bells"  WILX-TV

Michigan State University's College of Music used a very creative way to show their holiday spirit.


Read More Music Ally's Sandbox 2018 music-marketing report is available now Every year  Music Ally

Every year, Music Ally publishes an end-of-year report for Sandbox, our music-marketing brand, rounding up the best campaigns of the year. 2018's is now ...


Music from 'A Star Is Born,' 'Black Panther' makes shortlist for Oscar nods  ABC News

It's looking more and more likely that Lady Gaga will receive at least one Oscar nomination. Interested in Oscars? Add Oscars as an interest to stay up to date on ...


Former SF Giants pitcher Barry Zito finds second career in music  The Mercury News

Freshly drafted by the Oakland Athletics, 21-year-old Barry Zito purchased his very first guitar. Traveling on the minor league circuit, Zito toted around his Ovation ...


Murals and music part of midtown association's promotion of Ruidoso  Ruidoso News

Murals, music and special events are on the agenda for Ruidoso Midtown Association as it moves toward full designation in New Mexico MainStreet.


Gear in Review: The Stories That Dominated Music Gear Discourse in 2018  Reverb News

If you clicked on a link that brought you to this particular Reverb article, there's a good chance that you care about music gear and the music gear industry.


'This cuts across society': how singeli music went from Tanzania to the world  The Guardian

With up to 300 beats per minute, singeli could be the world's most frenetic music. In Dar es Salaam, its creators explain how it helps to create a better life.


VPR Classical's James Stewart Takes On Music And The Mind  Vermont Public Radio

VPR Classical has been airing the Timeline series since 2015. The thought-provoking, bite-sized explorations of the development and history of Western music ...


The 20 Best Debut Albums of 2018 :: Music :: Lists :: Debut Albums :: Paste  Paste Magazine

You know that saying—”you only get one chance at a first impression”—well, the same goes for debut albums. An act's first album is the artistic foundation for ...


NPR Music's Best Classical Albums Of 2018  WWNO

Narrowing a list to just 10 is always a painful game. This year, amid a multitude of albums,


The A.V. Club’s 20 best albums of 2018  The A.V. Club

Each new “best albums” list published seems to confirm: We couldn't agree on much this year. And it's extremely exciting. The music industry at large continued ...


Happy Music showcases ukulele's popularity  ABS-CBN News

On Sunday, December 16, more than a hundred ukulele artists entertained and thrilled the Christmas crowd at the Happy Music event from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at ...


Why James Burton is Important to the Music Business  News Radio 710 KEEL

Anyone who likes music and is from Shreveport knows James Burton. They know he was the leader of Elvis' "Taking Care of Business" band and a member of ...


David & Tamela Mann Release R&B Album With Clean Music Christians Can Make Love To  MadameNoire

Have you ever thought to yourself, 'I would love to have some clean R&B so I can make love to my spouse the right way.'? If you have, David and Tamela Mann ...


How Cardi B joined the fightback against vitriolic fan culture  The Guardian

Fandom has ruled this decade's pop culture – but now celebrities are warning their devotees not to go too far.


What's the best genre of music to listen to at work?  Fast Company

What kind of music helps you get things done, why we gravitate to certain songs, how to match your music to your task, and why silence is still golden.


The ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Soundtrack Might Be the Biggest Album of 2018  Rolling Stone

It's the season for year-end lists, but one of 2018's biggest albums is missing from nearly every major publication's ranking: The soundtrack to Red Dead ...


Music Week  Music Week

Concord Music has acquired theatre publisher Samuel French to form Concord Theatricals. The new business covers professional and amateur theatrical ...


HMV shuts down 25-year-old Hong Kong retail music business  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: HMV music retail chain is set to shut down its stores in Hong Kong after 25 years, after the rise of streaming services and digital ...


Christmas music is so 1944: It's offensive and strange, but that's OK  Stuff.co.nz

Can you enjoy music, even if its lyrics are politically incorrect, insensitive, and generally off? Yes, I reckon you can. The classic debate has roared once more, ...


How Melbourne rapper Mantra is using music to fuel social change  Beat Magazine

Throughout history, music has been a vehicle for progress. Entire genres, such as hip hop and punk, have been built using creative platforms to give a voice to ...


Beastie Boys' Nashville-made music video officially released  The Tennessean

The group and Nas filmed a video in Nashville for 'Too Many Rappers' in 2009. They've just released it for the first time.


Putin on Rap Music: It’s the Drugs That Really Bother Him  The New York Times

As rap becomes increasingly popular in Russia, President Vladimir V. Putin said he would not try to ban the music but rather “lead and guide” it “in the right ...


Ed Sheeran has highest-grossing tour of 2018, with $432m  The Guardian

Pop singer's ÷ tour sells 4.86m tickets, ahead of world tours by Taylor Swift and Beyoncé and Jay-Z.


National Party's bill for ripping off Eminem music drops $375000  Stuff.co.nz

The National Party has won an appeal against $600,000 damages it was ordered to pay for having used a rip off version of an award winning Eminem rap song ...


Music-Loving Daughter Signs Lyrics For Her Deaf Father During Concert [Watch]  Live for Live Music

A music-loving father and daughter in Canada enjoy going to concerts in which the daughter uses Sign Language to translate the music for her dad.


PHOTOS / Cue the Music! | Community  The News Guard

On Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at Taft 7-12 High School, the Taft Jazz Band and the school's symphonic band will hold the school's annual fundraising concert.


'Fresh Air' Favorites: Our Critics Pick 2018's Best Books, Movies, Music And TV  NPR

Every December, our critics look back on the books, movies, music and TV they loved — and this year, we've gathered all of those *Fresh* Air recommendations ...


YouTube Music now features Top 100 songs and music videos from YouTube Charts  9to5Google

In May, YouTube introduced music Charts for trending songs, artists, and other metrics. These local and global top lists are now in YouTube Music...


Oscars 2019: Academy reveals shortlists for foreign, documentary, music, and shorts  Entertainment Weekly News

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, organizers of the annual Oscars, revealed shortlists for documentaries, foreign language films, music, visual ...


Nancy Wilson obituary  The Guardian

Vocalist who brought a jazz sensibility to all kinds of songs and spent 60 years in the spotlight.


Exeter-formed rock band UIC planning new music  Regina Leader-Post

TORONTO – The Exeter-formed rock band UIC is back with a new enthusiasm for writing and recording along with the recent reissue of two of their classic ...


L’Enfance du Christ/BBCSO review – Berlioz rendered with baleful beauty  The Guardian

Themes of refuge and religious doubt came to the fore in a poignant oratorio conducted elegantly by Edward Gardner.


Maroon 5 and How the Super Bowl Halftime Show Became Music’s Least Wanted Gig  Variety

Maroon 5 has approached more than a half-dozen stars to perform with them at the Super Bowl halftime show. So far no one has said yes.


Review: Lucyd Loud 'soundglasses' let you listen to music or take calls without covering your ears  AppleInsider

While the Lucyd Loud "soundglasses" succeeds with the promised functionality, it is a better proof of concept to see what a next-generation version could look ...


Putin wants government to "take charge" of rap music  BBC News

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the government to "take charge" of rap music after a number of concerts were cancelled across the country. Efforts to ...


WATCH: Rexburg Children's Choir releases music video featuring beautiful Christmas carol  East Idaho News

REXBURG — The Rexburg Children's Choir released its first Christmas music video Monday and its guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. The arrangement ...


An intelligent parrot used Alexa to play music and order food from Amazon  BGR

An African grey parrot has made headlines recently for inadvertently making orders via his owner's Amazon Echo. Originally reported via The Times of London, ...


Best Music Videos of 2018: Ariana Grande, Beyonce and More!  Entertainment Tonight

ET takes a look back at some of the best music videos we were gifted with in 2018.


Bob Dylan, T Bone Burnett to Collaborate With Poo Bear’s Americana Group  Rolling Stone

Bob Dylan and T Bone Burnett are collaborating with Americana group Bear and a Banjo on their new eight-song project, Variety reports. Dylan contributed ...


Watch Julie Andrews Recreate the Iconic Wedding Scene From The Sound of Music  TownandCountrymag.com

This weekend's airing of The Sound of Music on ABC came with a few digital extras, including a video of Julie Andrews recreating her character Maria's iconic ...


How the music played in bars and shops is listening to you  The Sydney Morning Herald

Have you ever impulsively bought an item of clothing? Or spent more than you planned at Friday drinks? The store's music could have something to do with it.


Nearly $4800 in merchandise stolen, damage done to Jefferson County Music  Leader Publications

Nine guitars and an amplifier where stolen Dec. 11 from Jefferson County Music store, 5714 Old Hwy 21, in Otto, after a front glass door was shattered, store ...


All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2018  NPR

The All Songs gang looks back at this year's anthems and unmissable milestones, from Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer to Childish Gambino's mind-blowing video for ...


Dolores O'Riordan remembered by Dave Davies | Music  The Guardian

6 September 1971 – 15 January 2018. The Kinks' lead guitarist recalls the Cranberries' singer's fabulous, unique voice and their plans to write a song together.


Province orders review of Manitoba Film and Music  CBC.ca

Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government wants a private contractor to review the effectiveness of a Crown agency supporting the province's film, ...


Is music at Metro stations gone for good?  WTOP

WASHINGTON — If you missed hearing smooth jazz over the speakers in some Metro stations, good news: It's making a comeback. Music is expected to return ...


Burnsville's Buck Hill adds more music nights despite protests  Star Tribune

Offseason concerts at Burnsville's Buck Hill slopes now can be held 10 times a year and extend later into the evening, despite some neighbors' complaints that ...


!K7 Music - Artist Manager (DE/UK)  Music Business Worldwide

K7 Music are seeking an experienced Artist Manager to join their growing management department. !K7 has offices in Berlin, London and New York. The role ...


This Week in Music: Natalie Portman, Zayn, Bruce Springsteen  Rolling Stone

Listen to this week's YouTube Music playlist here. Natalie Portman, “Wrapped Up” Sounds like: Two stars at their peak. Perfect for: Comfort and solace following ...


Things to be thankful for in Chicago jazz and classical music in 2018  Chicago Tribune

As this turbulent year draws to a close, Chicago music lovers, at least, have many reasons to give thanks. And that's true whether you listen to jazz, classical, ...


Win tickets to Alberta Ballet's 'All of Us' featuring the music of The Tragically Hip  Daily Hive

Alberta Ballet is coming to Vancouver in June 2019 to peform three shows as part of their 'All of Us' tour and this is one you don't want to miss.


José Mourinho can learn lessons from the greats of the music world  The Guardian

A top conductor gets the best out of his players and can turn a good performance from an orchestra into a great one.


New music legislation set to boost artist royalties, and may give independents a more fair shake  CNBC

The signing of the much anticipated Music Modernization Act (MMA) will have an impact on the music industry, and could trickle down to independent artists.


What's the Most Popular Music Streaming Service of 2018?  The Motley Fool

2018 will go down as a big year for music streaming services. Millions of people around the globe are transitioning to digital music as a subscription *service*, ...


How a Bunch of Romantic Goths Changed Music As We Know It  Vulture

Last week, the label 4AD reissued three This Mortal Coil albums. Here's the story of how the goth band accidentally created a blueprint for moody music that ...


The Music of Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' Is a Meticulously Accurate Document of 1970s Mexico  Remezcla

The film is full of period-accurate musical queues and vibrant pop culture references, creating an almost documentary-like portrait of 1970s Mexico City.


Jacob Collier Makes Staggering, Complex Music Feel Effortless  NPR

Host Ari Shapiro speaks with singer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier about his latest project, a four-album odyssey called Djesse, the first volume of which ...


Emma Stone is unrecognizable in Paul McCartney’s new music video  HelloGiggles

Emma Stone can truly tackle any role. The La La Land actress is practically unrecognizable in Paul McCartney's new musical short “Who Cares,” released ...


A ‘Hello’ song, a ‘Goodbye’ song: In a Seattle classroom, music helps toddlers struggling to connect  The Seattle Times

For kids who have chaos and unpredictability in their lives, music has structure, music has predictability,” says Alyssa Monas, a music therapist at Childhaven, ...


An angel of Austin, music teacher lifts kids amid town's drug recovery  Courier Journal

This is the first of a four-part series on Austin, Indiana, the home to the worst-ever drug-fueled HIV outbreak in the nation.


'Music Is Anything': Jeff Tweedy Shares Stories From His New Memoir  NPR

On the night Jeff Tweedy was set to visit the Free Library of Philadelphia to talk about his new memoir, Let's Go (So We Can Get Back), in front of an audience of ...


Mac Miller remembered by Christian Clancy | Music  The Guardian

19 January 1992 – 7 September 2018. It was impossible not to fall in love with an artist so talented, and so selfless, says the American rapper's manager


Sam Sweeney review – folk prodigy shuns the showboating for gentle joy  The Guardian

The fiddler with the Midas touch, Sam Sweeney has barely put a foot wrong since, dissatisfied with the teaching, he walked out of the folk degree course in ...


Putin says rap music should be state guided  CNN

Russian President Vladimir Putin is cracking down on rap music, saying it is an important part of pop culture but needs to be guided by the state. CNN's Frederik ...


Chas Hodges remembered by Dave Peacock | Music  The Guardian

28 December 1943 – 22 September 2018. One half of the beloved musical duo Chas and Dave remembers his best friend of more than 50 years, ...


The Week In Music: The Best Albums, Songs, Performances and More :: Music :: Features :: The Week in Music :: Paste  Paste Magazine

The end of the calendar year is looming, but 2018 isn't through with us yet. December has, so far, brought lots of great new singles, music videos and ...


The 30 best boyband members – ranked!  The Guardian

From the Osmonds' Donny to BTS's Jimin, boybands have produced some brilliant performers behind the hair gel. Ahead of the release of Zayn Malik's new ...


2019 Predictions: What’s in Store for Film, TV and Music Next Year?  Variety

Variety offers its predictions on what are likely to be the 10 biggest stories in film, TV, music and media for 2019.


Writer Malcolm Gladwell ventures into music  SFGate

Malcolm Gladwell is an esteemed author, journalist and cultural thinker —one of Time magazine's “100 most influential people.” So what is the 55-year-old ...


Social music app Playlist lets you listen to music with others in real time  TechCrunch

A new app called Playlist aims to make music a more social experience than what's offered today by the major music platforms like Apple Music, Pandora or ...


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