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  • Blaqwell - &quote;We suffer today from a lack of authenticity&quote;

      With tracks more solid than the cinderblock buildings of Brick City NJ, upstart and Tech/House kingpin Blaqwell has steadily risen amongst the ranks of the new breed of house music producers from the USA. Blaqwell's music has also been supported and played by the likes of Ministry of Sound, late maestro Frankie Knuckles, Tiger Stripes, Junior Sanchez, Todd Terry, Weiss, Maya [...]

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    Alisa Inez - &quote;I am a songwriter who likes to sing&quote;

      Alisa Inez is an acclaimed Singer based in Chicago, IL. Alisa Inez embarked on their musical voyage of artistic discovery as a youngster, growing up listening to a variety of musicians and genres that have played an influential role in shaping her signature sound. Alisa Inez seeks to offer something different and unique to her fans by creating and performing original music. For more [...]

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    Gabriel Alex - &quote;I’m always creating new music&quote;

    Gabriel Alexander was born in the town of Maywood, IL, with his exposure to music coming early at the age of 8. A motivated businessman with varied work experiences, he is known by his friends, family, and associates as trusting, caring, and dedicated. In the arts, his abilities as a singer, songwriter, and producer have shown through his lyrical and beat-making creativity, with his work labeled[...]

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    Reesa Renee - &quote;I interact with other creatives differently&quote;

    Reesa Renee is a singer/lyricist & vibe curator based out of the DC Metropolitan Area. Her style is best described as a mesh of Neo-soul & Funk with the classic undertones of the heavy percussive feels of the DC GoGo scene. After launching her solo career in 2011 and winning the prestigious “Amateur Night at The Apollo” with her song, "Got Me Loose," Reesa[...]

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    Steve &quote;Silk&quote; Hurley Of S&S Chicago Breaks Down His Top 30 House Remixes

    Steve "Silk" Hurley's Top 30 House Remixes Steve “Silk” Hurley of S&S Records Inc. (Chicago) is a GRAMMY® Nominated DJ, Producer, Songwriter, Artist and Remixer, but today we wanted to focus on the hundreds of House Remixes he has produced.  Certainly everyone has their favorites, and we would love to continue to hear what yours are, but we thought it would be nice to get a top 30 [...]

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    Tank - Sex, Love & Pain II

    "TANK" Born Durrell Babbs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before later moving to the Washington, D.C., suburb of Clinton, Maryland, Tank became interested in music at an early age. As a youth, he was able to develop his singing ability at his local church, where his cousin was choir director. As a teenager, Tank became interested in sports as well as music, and he considered playing college football. Tank[...]

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    Keke Palmer - I Don't Belong To You

    We are excited to bring you something fresh especially from a Chicago suburban native. Keke Palmers single "I Don't Belong To You" takes you on an unexpected journey through love and lust. Check out the video for yourself and let us know what you think. As an actress, Keke Palmer has already established herself as one of the fastest rising young stars of her generation. Her talents span [...]

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    The-Dream Releases Album Of Sam Cooke Covers Dedicated To His Mother

    This is going to be a great year for music as the DREAM aka Terius Nash takes on the soul legend Sam Cooke to bring you his new fresh take on some of our all-time classics. The-Dream releases his 8 song EP titled IAMSAM. It is a compilation of covers of Sam Cooke’s music which is dedicated to his mother who passed away. Terius Youngdell Nash, better known by his stage name The-Dream, is a [...]

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    T-Pain  - &quote;More Than Just Auto-Tune&quote;

    T-Pain - "More Than Just Auto-Tune" You can't just look at T-Pain for his over the top image or wild antics but more as an artist type of artist. With 60 hit songs under his belt and two Grammy trophies on his mantle, T-Pain has cemented himself as one of the most influential artists of all time. But even he needed a bit of time to himself to reload. After an eight year run of #1 hits, [...]

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    Beyoncé's Most Memorable Videos

    We wanted to highlight some of Beyonce's most memorable videos to date in no particular order. It's so many fantastic records however here's a short list of our picks below. What's your top 5 favorite Beyonce songs of all time? (leave your 5 below in the comment section) One of the most recognizable figures in contemporary music, Beyoncé rose to fame as the central member of pop-R&B [...]

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