Marc Anthony Named Person of the Years by Latin Grammy’s

Singer, songwriter Marc Anthony will be honored as person of the year at the 2016 Latin Grammy’s for his contribution and career in latin music. Marc Anthony is proud to be Puerto Rican and grew up in New York where his singing talent was evident at an early age.

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CL, The Biggest Asian Female Rapper

The biggest Asian female rapper known simply as CL, is growing her popularity and extremely well known in the Asian American community, especially among millennials. CL continues to grow her name by performing with top hit makers like  Diplo, who called her the “the Nicki Minaj” of K-Pop.

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Guatemala’s Hidden Gem

Since leaving her native home in Guatemala to pursue her dreams in Los Angeles, singer songwriter Gaby Moreno released her 5th full length album “Ilusión” in early September to much critical acclaim. Moreno has been establishing herself in the music industry for some time now and has reached great musical success.

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Grammys Under Fire for Lack of Diversity

During turbulent times of political and racial discourse and constant debates surrounding minority representation in the entertainment industry, it isn’t easy to ignore the stark contrast between the two headliners: “a white, blond woman whose music is shorn of any explicit political edge, vs. a black man whose newest music wears its jagged edges as badges of pride.” Taylor Swift (“1989″) and Kendrick Lamar (“To Pimp a Butterfly”) may be going head to head at the Grammys, but the awards show is facing the same type of criticism plaguing the Oscars.
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Diversity Wins Big At This Year’s MTV VMAs

Funny how things have changed since the early days of MTV when it was a still big deal to see Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, on the channel. Fast forward to 2015 and anyone tuned in to see the VMAs witnessed transgender people, South Korean-born music video director Joseph Kahn and RuPaul’s Drag Race drag queens all gracing the stage as presenters, winners and performers. Things done changed. Click here to read full Mashable article.

Remembering Aaliyah 2015

14 years ago today on August 25, 2001, the Princess of R&B, also known as Aaliyah Dana Haughton died in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas. Aaliyah was at the peak of her young career, and is listed by Billboard as the 10th most successful female R&B artist of the past 25  years. The death of Aaliyah is one of the most well losses in the history of music, and it’s only appropriate that we remember everything she accomplished in her lifetime. 

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British MC ‘Giggs’ Speaks about the Rise of British Music

Since signing to XL in 2010, Nathaniel ‘Giggs’ Thompson has released three albums and worked with artists such as Ed Sheeran, Mike Skinner, B.o.B, and JME. Currently there is a lot of attention being directed at British MC’s and Giggs attributes that to the fact that they have stopped trying to “fit in” with other countries styles, and started to respect themselves, and form their own style.
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Chance The Rapper Takes Kids On A Field Trip

Chance The Rapper recently made headlines for putting together a free festival for teenagers in Chicago, and decided to give back to the community again this week. Chance decided to surprise a group of campers and partnered with Chicago Parks to take 6-11 year olds with a trip to the museum.

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