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DJ Jazzy Jeff goes globetrotting with Rhymefest and Dayne Jordan in the video for "Skaters Paradise," which features a cameo from Will Smith.
Christopher Schafer directed the clip, which follows Rhymefest and Jordan as they trade bars while
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Tyler, the Creator unveiled a swaggering new song, "435," that clocks in at just 90 seconds.
The brief track boasts a soulful beat and finds Tyler throwing down a string of punchlines like, "Commes des on that hombre/ Haters with the long face/ New whip is Pirelli tire'd like a long day." Tyler also shared a
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While the world was watching Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle this past weekend, producer Anna Barry was handed a precious challenge: Craft an immaculate recording of the music from the Royal Wedding and have it up on streaming services as soon as possible – the label says they had it up within nine hours.
Barry – who has been producing for over 30 years – worked in tandem with Decca
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Back when white rappers were still a relative novelty, MC Paul Barman was the strangest one of all. An impossibly horny New Jersey nebbish, drunk on his own id and the possibilities of language, Barman blurted out his rhymes like some unholy hybrid of James Joyce, Eminem and a public-access perv. His flow was shaky, his jokes were tasteless, and on his cult-classic debut EP, 2000's It's
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Headlines haven’t been kind to electric guitars. Slipping sales year over year made for a bleak portrait, and by last September, even Eric Clapton wondered if the instrument was on its way out. “Maybe the guitar is over,” he mused, responding to reports that electric guitar sales had
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Guitars Are Getting More Popular. So Why Do We Think They’re Dying?
Sony is buying EMI Music Publishing, adding two million songs from artists like Alicia Keys, Kanye West and Queen to its already-vast publishing catalog and cementing its position as the world’s largest music publisher. The Japanese corporation is paying around $2 billion for a 60 percent equity stake in EMI, it said on Tuesday.
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Sony Doubles Its Song Catalog – and Its Control of the Music Industry