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3 reasons why Ariana Grande is an inspirational leader
Ariana Grande just turned 29 years old and at her young age she is already a pop music icon thanks to her unique style and great voice. The Florida-born singer is the female celebrity with the most followers on social media, reaching more than 500 million fans. Ariana started her career as a Nickelodeon actress and as she grew up she created her own style. The artist went through a major physical transformation that included a major weight loss and several plastic surgeries. Today, anyone can tell Ariana Grande by her classic ponytail hairstyle, her intense tan and her extreme thinness. Beyond her physical features, the 7 rings hitmaker is incredibly talented in everything she does. She has done spectacular collaborations with the best musicians in the world: Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Lana del Rey, Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, among others.
With Juneteenth finishing up it is time to write about he music that we listen to on a day to day Basis and Juneteenth and nothing fits this better than rhythm and blues as we go through the summer heat. Texas in all its glory fresh after the Alamo, had to Union soldiers sent down to free two-hundred and fifty- thousand slaves. The mighty war drums beat as they came knowing the law had changed in the land and thee land of the free had became free even more now than then!
A Conversation with Music Artist Desmond Parson
Desmond Parson, a man of vision, passion, and song. Music was and is the outlet in which he conveys his thoughts. Born in Washington, D.C. in the mid-70s, Desmond’s interest in music peaked at the age of four when his grandmother would play albums by the likes of Gladys Knight, Teddy Pendergrass, and Michael Jackson. However, it was one artist in particular that his grandmother played that would forever change his appreciation for and approach to music - Stevie Wonder. Through studying the albums of Stevie Wonder, Desmond Parson would learn the many roles of an artist; a vocalist, writer, composer, producer, and arranger, all of which Desmond Parson performs on all of his projects. Desmond Parson started playing the piano at age ten, learning melodies taught by his uncle. From joining singing groups in high school to presently directing his own band, Soulfied Village, Desmond Parson's musical journey is ever evolving.
The Impact Of The Beatles On American Culture
There is no underestimating the seismic change in the cultural values of the young baby boomer set in America, no better way of understanding the sea change that occurred in American youth in the early and mid-1960s than by examining the impact on American music due to the advent of the Beatles, the most influential rock band of all time.
My Own Thoughts on Relationships - Falz Explains
Nigerian actor, activist, and rapper is finally back once again in the music scene and this time it is with the release of his new album titled "Bahd". Falz said that this album shows a more sexy, more risque part of himself, and so of course that naturally led to the conversation about himself in relation to women and relationships.
The College Dropout: Analysing The Cultural Impact of Kanye West's Debut Album.
‘Global hip-hop has emerged as a culture that encourages and integrates innovative practises of artistic expression, knowledge production, social identification, and political mobilization. In these respects, it transcends and contests conventional constructions of identity, race, nation, community, aesthetichs, and knowledge’ (Morgan, Bennett, 2011, p.177)
An Interview with Pop Rock Singer-Songwriter Tatum Quinn
Montreal’s own “powerhouse in a little package” Tatum Quinn is a 25-year-old, Pop Rock singer -songwriter. She was trained at Berklee College of Music and featured twice on Ubisoft's massively successful game, "Just Dance." Tatum Quinn has opened for Kool & the Gang, The Pointer Sisters, April Wine, and Boy George. Tatum Quinn’s goal is to inspire the world through her music as well as give her fans a place where they belong in a world that wants you to fit a stereotypical mold. Tatum Quinn is no stranger to bullying due to a learning disability, dyslexia. She struggled to get out of high school alongside teachers who would tell her “she’ll never amount to anything," and to “give up on music and get a real job," which only pushed her closer to music! Music saved Tatum Quinn and continues to be there for her everyday! That's why it's so important for Tatum Quinn to create a safe and fun environment where everyone could be exactly who they are with zero judgement! She wants her listeners to know that whatever they’re going through, they’re not alone because she’s right there with them.
Nick Phoenix Shares New Album 'Wide World'
Film & TV Sync Superstar Nick Phoenix work on movie trailers has sound-tracked the worlds of ‘Star Trek’, ‘The Avengers,’ ‘Batman’, ‘Harry Potter,’ and more. Now, he’s returning to his first love - Rock ’N’ Roll - with the release of new album ‘Wide World’, which features members of Death Cab For Cutie and John Mayer’s band.
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Artist: Shaun Much Featured Song: Emergency Placed: Follow: IG shaunmuch Q: How long have you been creating music?
Welcome to the Lyrical Breakdown series by singer-songwriter King Roach, exclusively on Vocal Media. This song is a conversation between the devil and a man; a man who promised his soul away, and in return was given the things he asked for. The all-too familiar tale of meeting at the crossroads of life, and the aftermath of signing your name in blood. The lyrics begin the dialogue, where the entity reminds the mortal that the journey is far from over.
Women Leaders in the Music Industry
Nichelle Walker is a Chicago native, hailing from the westside of the city. Growing up in the inner city Nichelle knew that she wanted to make a change in her environment. In 2007 she created a publishing company called "NWMassMedia" where she successfully published many novels. With a successful run in publishing Nichelle created New Wave Music Group a record label. She wanted her son to go to college, but he wanted to be a rapper. She was hesitant at first, but says she quickly remembered someone believing in her when she wanted to be a writer. She told her son to bring her something back she could invest in. She says he brought her an amazing song and she created the record label the next day. Nichelle has a conglomerate of businesses in different industries. It was an honor to sit in speak with Nichelle about her record label and other business ventures.
Having Trouble Focusing? Give Lofi Music A Chance
There is no secret that some people have a hard time focusing when it comes to school or work. Whether it is something clinical or simply not being able to put those devices down, some of us just cannot seem to give our full attention to the task at hand.