The music production center aka MPC is a drum machine, sampler and sequencer all in one. It was created in 1979 by an engineer/guitarist by the name of Roger Linin. In 1988 Akai partnered with Linin and released the Akai MPC 60. Clyde Stubblefield, the original funky drummer for James Brown (1965-1970), has been sampled by time and time again within the music industry. Songs like “Rebel with a pause”, “Fuck the Police” and “Mortal…
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BMG $25 Mil Piracy Case

Peer to peer fly sharing has been going on since the 1990s. Do you remember Napster, Grokster, Morpheus? I don’t either but they all were successful in the beginning and got dismantled in the middle. Fast forward to 2016, We all know BitTorrent right? well say goodbye to that file sharing network. U.S district Judge Liam O’Grady granted $25 million in favor of BMG against Cox Communications aka BitTorrent. BMG claims that Cox Communications aka…
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PND On The P3

After a two year vacation party next door is back with his highly anticipated album P3. With 16 tracks on the album PND is showing craftmanship as a producer, singer and songwriter. P3 is very experimental. it has a reggae, old school R&B and dancehall feel to it. I wonder if the song Temptations was written to his on/off again friend singer Kehlani. Spiteful sounds very personal and thats when the best music is made.…
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Summer’s Last Stand Is In The North

North Coast Music Festival is around the corner. Acts such as Logic, Ty Dolla Sign, Action Bronson, Bass Nectar, Juicy J will be performing. If you are a multi genre fan, You do not want to miss this event. Union Park is a couple blocks from the United Center where the Bulls play.

Purple Lambo. Necklace Don.

Let me start by saying this is very well put together video. Collin Tilley is a superb director. He directed Nicki Minaj Anaconda music video and kendrick Lamar Alright music video.I really like skrillex having a theme song the new movie Suicide Squad starring Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie. I understand hard work pays off but, Rozay on this track makes me not want to listen to it. I do hear his MMG…
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Ready or Not, Here she comes.Back In Habit.

Lauryn Hill. MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Tour.   08/27/16 – Philadelphia, PA at The Mann Center 09/01/16 – Chicago, IL at Ravinia 09/02/16 – Detroit, MI at The Fillmore 09/04/16 – Minneapolis, MN at First Avenue 09/13/16 – Louisville, KY at The Louisville Palace 09/16/16 – Toronto, ON at Massey Hall 09/18/16 – Cleveland, OH at Hard Rock Live Rocksino 09/22/16 – Indianapolis, IN at The Murat Theatre 09/24/16 – Atlanta, GA at Chastain…
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Stax Up, Stax Higher

Stax records was not just a record label but a enterprise that will never die. Its soul oriented music still lives on today in many different genres from rap/hiphop to R&B/EDM. Stax Records was a label that when knocked down, would rise up stronger and better each time. Founded in 1961 by Jim Stewart and his sister Estelle Axton, they had their first hit in 1960 with a song entitled “Cause I Love You” by…
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