R. Kelly’s Federal, Sexual Exploitation Trial Will Commence In August

CONTENT WARNING: The following article discusses sexual abuse Federal prosecutors have shared that they’re starting the process of having R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn forhis federal trial. The trial, for sexual exploitation of a child, racketeering, bribery, kidnapping, forced labor and enticement will begin Monday, 9th August. Billboard reports that the disgraced RnB singer and his legal team appeared telephonically […]

2021 Latin AMAs: Joss Favela & Ana Barbara Honor Joan Sebastian

This year, Karol and J Balvin lead the list of nominees with nine nods each. Both are up for artist of the year, sharing the category with Anuel AA, Bad Bunny, Christian Nodal, Eslabon Armado, Maluma, Ozuna and Sech. Hosted by Mexican actress Jacqueline Bracamontes, the 2021 Latin AMAs – live from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida – featured other […]

Alan Vega Left a Robust Vault. The Excavation Begins With a New Album.

To Lamere, this is the context that’s needed to understand her husband: “Alan came out of the Great Depression, post-Holocaust, Jewish immigrant parents. There was always a connection to what was happening to the underdog — the disenfranchised, the disempowered, the oppressed.” The young Bermowitzes lived a domestic life in Brooklyn. He worked for the welfare department (where he learned […]

ILLENIUM, Dabin & Lights Top Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart

“Hearts” is drawing core-dance airplay on leaders KMVQ-HD2 San Francisco, SiriusXM’s BPM and Music Choice’s Dance/EDM channel, among other chart reporters, according to MRC Data. (The Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart measures radio airplay on a select group of full-time dance stations, along with plays during mix shows on nearly 80 top 40-formatted reporters.) Additionally on Dance/Mix Show Airplay, NERVO and […]

400 Days Later, the New York Philharmonic Returns

The middle section of Sibelius’s “Rakastava” is a quiet, glassy dance of joy. It’s not untroubled. There’s dissonance; the celebration is muted, reticent, almost secretive. It lasts two minutes or so, then vanishes into the night air before you know it. But it’s joyful, nevertheless. And it was the most affecting part of the concert I heard after I walked […]