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Music News: Grammy Awards 2017 – Chance The Rapper makes History

Chance the Rapper accepts the award for Best New Artist during the 59th GRAMMY Awards, on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles.

The biggest night in music returned to the LA Staples Centre on Sunday night (February 12) for the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Chance The Rapper, last night, became the first artist to win a Grammy without selling physical copies of his music or selling much of his music at all, for that matter. The 23-year-old rapper from Chicago has built …

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Music News: Prince Warner Bros catalog returns to all streaming services

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Fans of Prince worldwide have something to celebrate! The music icon’s Warner Bros. Record catalog was made available globally across all major music streaming services on Sunday 12 February. Warner Bros. Records’ Chairman and CEO Cameron Strang said the company is thrilled to share the late superstar’s material. “Prince recorded his most influential and popular music during his time with …

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New Video: Omarion releases video for “Distance”

Omarion, Video photo from Distance

“This is not just for the C U L T U R E. This is for the human race. Look beyond & you’ll get the message,” Omarion A week since releasing the video for his song “BDY On Me,” Omarion is back with his second new single of the forthcoming new album, “Distance.” Also shot in South Africa, the R&B …

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New Music: Tribe Called Quest drops “Dis Generation” as latest single

Tribe Called Quest - Image courtesy Rolling Stone magazine

“Dis Generation” is the latest track to be taken from the incredible new album “We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service” by legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest. “Di Generation” is A Tribe Called Quest at their best on a track about the pan-generational nature of hip-hop, both looking back and forwards to produce a classic …

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Music News: Wireless Festival 2017 Dates Announced

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Wireless, arguably the largest urban music festival in the UK has announced dates for 2017! The festival will take place on July 7,8,9th. No lineup or venue information has been confirmed yet, but the organisers of Wireless have said it would all be announced before the end of this month. So going by the lineup last year we are expecting …

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DJ Semtex sits down with Big Sean – #Idecided

1Xtra DJ Semtex, sits down with the rapper Big Sean on his recent visit to the UK. Strictly about the music. Big Sean talks about “Dark Sky Paradise” and his other albums and how it made him what he is today and how it set him up. DJ Semtex and Big Sean then break down the latest album “I Decided”, …

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