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2014-09-12 23:07:24

Carl Fischer can be seen on some of the biggest stages in the world with iconic artists such as Billy Joel, Diana Ross and Blood Sweat & Tears. Now Carl explores new distribution and marketing methods while releasing his single, “Pure Imagination,” from the new “Standards with Strings” project. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Carl Fischer, trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist and member of the iconic Billy Joel, Diana Ross, and Blood Sweat & Tears bands, is proud...

2014-09-09 04:20:43

RHN, The Real Hip-Hop Network, inspired by the events in Ferguson, Missouri and the continuing violence in Chicago, is calling on ALL hip-hop artists from around the country to take a stand. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Hip Hop Network (RHN) and Real Hip Hop Cares (non-profit initiative for "THE REAL HIP-HOP NETWORK") is planning a major Concert and movement called "Real Hip Hop United." The Campaign will make a historic call to all rappers, community leaders...

2014-08-04 08:24:25

Aristofreeks set to release new remix of Chic's classic of 'Le Freak' out on August 5 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Everybody Get On Up', the new single by Next Step comprised of former Chic singers Norma-Jean Wright, Luci Martin, Alfa Anderson and featuring Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge and Ibiza producers the Aristofreeks is set for August 2014 release on PEM (Pacific Electronic Music). These artists and the Aristofreeks came together on this new single inspired by the...

2014-07-25 23:08:56

RJ Young announced that Jordan Kirby, incoming junior at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 RJ Young announced that Jordan Kirby, incoming junior at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), is a winner of the 2014-15 John T. Crunk Scholarship, for academic achievement. Jordan is the son of Phil Kirby, a RJ Young Logistics Manager in the Nashville, TN area. “At...

2014-06-11 23:01:50

Jason Donnelly (aka DJ Puzzle) recently released Smoldering Scores: Cinematic Electronica, via Sony Creative Software, a collection of a dozen construction kits producers can use instantly to create music. Loop packs include; break beat, industrial, progressive and more. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Jason Donnelly (aka DJ Puzzle) recently released Smoldering Scores: Cinematic Electronica, via Sony Creative Software (link...

2014-06-10 23:16:34

The video is presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Left Back” music video by Malachite. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. The single is produced by Sunset6 Productions, beat by Iceburg, and features Jasmine Gullison. Malachite, born Henry Busili, is an emcee, poet, musician, producer from Toronto, Canada. Born into a musical...

2014-06-09 23:09:09

The video is presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Midnight” music video by Konchynce. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. The video is directed by Jihad Alexander with Tevin Mycha and was produced by New Camera Crew, Outlet Productions, and Konchynce Music Group. Konchynce is a multi-talented instrumentalist, producer, writer, and...

2014-05-29 23:03:10

Ariane Davis reveals in an interview why she's not addicted to fame and living life with no regrets. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Ariane Davis may not have the notorious reputation of some other “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” cast members, but the saucy singer and bartender has just as strong a personality. She’s allowed her time in the reality TV spotlight to be a steppingstone to other things, but she’s not addicted to the fame and notoriety that come with appearing weekly...

2014-05-28 08:25:45

Award Winning DJ Scratch And Musicologist J. Period Release The Big Payback Mixtape June 3 NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 3, 2014 master Turntablist DJ Scratch and musicologist J. Period will release The Big Payback a two disc mixtape which pay homage to the pioneer of hip hop James Brown. There is no way to reduce the importance of James Brown's music to hip-hop to 25 examples because without James Brown there is no hip-hop (not to mention any other forms of modern...

2014-05-06 23:14:44

The new mixtape is presented by Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes Promotion. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the “#LoseYaSelf” mixtape by Prada Prim. The 13 track project is currently available for download. The mixtape features production from Daddy B, Capital J, Lowkey, Uptown Shawn, Quest, Head Knocker, Beats by Markus.com, and Hason. Prada Prim, born Jarrett Rivers, is an emcee from Bronx, NY. Growing up in the tough streets of the Bronx, it...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'