Finger Nail Or Picking

  It is called the instrument of seduction but I think it should be called the instrument of levitation because of its supernatural power of taking any musical piece to the next level. It is said that the greek god Apollo and his love for a lady named Daphne, who sacrificed her life to create what we call today the guitar. Franz Schubert said that “The Guitar is a wonderful thing which is understood by…
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No Loss For Ross

  With legal issues, house arrest and court cases, rapper Rick Ross will not let that slow him down. His Ninth album “Rather You Than Me” will be released March 17th, the day before he host the MTV Woodies at SXSW. The single “I Think She Like Me” featuring Ty Dollar Sign has been climbing the charts on billboard. With a new deal with Epic Records, Ross is ready for a new beginning to his music catalog; he says…
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Memphis In May On Beale

April showers brings May flowers on America’s most iconic street. The Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Tennessee is coming. There will be performances by Snoop Dogg, Kings Of Leon, Wiz Khalifa, Ludacris, Griz, Lil Wyte, Jill Scott, Ziggy Marley and many more. Get your tickets in advance this will definitely be a great experience if you are into multi genre. If you do, make sure you get a reservation at B.B King’s Blues Club…
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Future Hndrxx

Rap Superstar Future has really been working. Dropping two albums within two weeks apart shows why future is 1of leaders of this new era. His self entitled album “FUTURE” is definitely for the streets. Tracks like Mask Off and Feds Did A Sweep will make you want to see whats going on for the weekend in the city. Even though it sounds a little like “What A Time To Be Alive” joint album he did…
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Hits At The Hit Factory

When I say legendary recording studios in New York City what is the first thing you think of? I think of The Hit Factory. Established in 1975 by Edward Germano and located on 421 west 54th street, it was where superstar acts like Bruce Springsteen and Barry Manilow recorded. The first album to have ever been recorded at the H.F was Stevie Wonder’s “ Songs In The Key Of Life”. Whitney Houston most famous hit…
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O’ Where Thou Violin

One of the most beloved instruments is and will still be the violin. The fingering, the stops, the harmonics and skips create a peace in any musical passage. The Violin is the soprano instrument of the string section, held on the left supported by theft side of the chin. Violin maker and expert Florian Leonhard is quoted saying “The violin is a powerful symbol of the peak of mankind’s creative ability”. First crafted in northern…
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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels The Legend

  “Before the birth of hiphop, it was basically basketball” says Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. The legendary Queens rap icon interview was enlightening and interesting. He talked about how Michael Jordan would have signed with Adidas instead of Nike if Run-DMC was part of the campaign and even had a rhyme for the Adidas commercial, he said, “Jay’s like King Midas as I was told, Everything that he touched turned to gold.” DMC also talked about…
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