Tuo Clark Appointed SVP of A&R at Def Jam

Tuo Clark, of famed production duo Da Internz, has been appointed Senior Vice President, A&R, Def Jam Recordings, it was recently announced by Steve Bartels, CEO, Def Jam Recordings. Mr. Clark will oversee selected current and new artist projects – including Big Sean, Jeremih, Lil Durk and Trap Beckham among others – while actively seeking out, discovering and signing new and established talent to Def Jam. … Continue reading Tuo Clark Appointed SVP of A&R at Def Jam

Willing and Abel

In a time where gimmicks are the standard not the exception, The-Weeknd has always managed to have an allure to him. Initially touted as potentially the next big international R&B superstar, his growth and development as an artist is a journey that I found interesting as an early adopter of his music. Through that growth he as also broadened his range and fan base without … Continue reading Willing and Abel

5 Questions with Germany’s Güney Durmus

We recently had the opportunity to sit and talk to Güney Durmus, who is a renowned Music Promoter based in Düsseldorf, Germany.  Güney is a voting member of the Grammy Recording Academy, and promotes artists worldwide. He works in collaboration with numerous music agencies in the USA and Europe. You have been a staple of the music scene for quite some time now, being behind some … Continue reading 5 Questions with Germany’s Güney Durmus

Vans Is Setting The Bar ‘HI’

Many brands are using multiple facets to connect with their customers and audiences. Specifically sneaker brands, who will do sponsored events where they will give away free merch like bags, socks, headbands, and other miscellaneous items. Very rarely do you see these brands offering their higher end products as giveaways to the attendees of these events. And if I am being honest as a frequenter of … Continue reading Vans Is Setting The Bar ‘HI’

We Loved The Life Is Beautiful Concert

Ask any local about Downtown Las Vegas and you’ll hear dismay in their voices as they describe a place once sprawling with life and vibrancy. Yet, no one would have expected for it to house the event of the summer that brought tens of thousands flocking to the grounds where old casinos and hotels previously boomed. And what was it that attracted music fans, art … Continue reading We Loved The Life Is Beautiful Concert

Meek Mill Rants About Drake

Meek Mill took to Twitter to vent his frustrations on what appeared to be just about everyone in the music industry. First on Meek’s hit list was current girlfriend Nicki Minaj’s ex-fiancé Safaree “SB” Samuels. The MMG rapper called Safaree “gay” after an old dance video of him surfaced the internet. He even implied that SB was a coward for allowing Nicki to publicly flirt … Continue reading Meek Mill Rants About Drake

Interview With ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons

Rebecca: How did the band originally get together? Billy: The Moving Sidewalks were up and running while Dusty and Frank were playing in a band together called American Blues. The Sidewalks detoured in 1969 thanks to the keyboardist and bassist taking on military service leaving the band looking for solid a rhythm section.  Frank and I found each other and things took off like a rocket … Continue reading Interview With ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons

Meghan Trainor’s Debut Album Title Entertains & Surprises

eghan Trainor’s 2015 debut album Title, released on January 9, showcases her upbeat, soulful voice and fine-tuned style. The talented 21-year-old known for the catchy “All About That Bass” has been songwriting for world-known musicians since she was still in high school. Just as impressively, Trainor can play guitar, ukulele, and percussion, reflected in the fusion of her sound—like bubblegum meets rap meets the Caribbean. … Continue reading Meghan Trainor’s Debut Album Title Entertains & Surprises

Sam Allan: NYC DJ Turning Heads

When he moved from Brooklyn to Staten Island, little did the state of New York know there was a protégé growing up on Boylan Street by the name of DJ Sam Allan. Bumping rock, rap and pop in his headphones on a random adventure into the City, he discovered the infamous venue “Twilo.” They guest starred international DJ’s every Friday night and he kept coming … Continue reading Sam Allan: NYC DJ Turning Heads