Casanova Gives Back To The Kids From Behind Bars

Casanova found ways to give back on the Thanksgiving holiday this week — even though the rapper is currently behind bars. According to New Jersey 12 News, the “Don’t Run” rapper sponsored a Thanksgiving event at Children of Promise, an after-school program in Brooklyn, NY. Jay Critch was also in attendance. Children of Promise’s mission […]

Narratives – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

Two pieces of news dominated the tech industry last week: Elon Musk and Twitter, and Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX. Both showed how narratives can lead people astray. Another piece of news, though, flew under the radar: yet another development in AI, which is a reminder that the only narratives that last are rooted in product. […]

Is It A Scam?…How To Tell If You’re Getting Fleeced

It’s a scam. That’s what many parents tell their kids when they come across legitimate music industry opportunities for their career. How do I know this? Because I hear it all the time. So let’s discuss how to qualify whether a music industry opportunity is worth pursuing. First of all, most parents are not qualified […]

Elsy Wameyo Dominates 2022 South Australian Music Awards

With five awards, Elsy Wameyo was the big winner at the 2022 South Australia Music (SAM) Awards, held Thursday night (Nov. 17) in the capital, Adelaide. The Kenya-born hip-hop artist and producer entered the annual ceremony with six nominations, converting wins for best solo artist, best song (“River Nile”), best release (Nilotoc EP), best music […]

Chumbawamba frontman Dunstan Bruce performs one man play

    Dunstan Bruce was on vocals with Leeds anarchists Chumbawamba who were the most unlikely pop stars ever, and who can forget when they dumped an ice bucket over then Deputy PM John Prescott at the Brits. Dunstan was at the heart of their journey from West Yorkshire squats to the top of the […]

Veldor drops thoughtful and melodic single, “Home”

New York-based singer and songwriter Veldor shakes the internet with his recently released single, “Home,” which features thoughtful melodies and effective vocal lines—following up his previous single, “U + I,” which showcases his unique sound. The music artist Veldor carefully set himself as one of the industry’s most compelling, unique artists. His latest single, “Home,” […]

Yung Miami Gifts Diddy A Diamond Chain For His 53rd Birthday

Yung Miami has given fans another look into her relationship with Diddy, including a clip of the moment he opened her lavish birthday gift. After having dedicated a previous post to her boo, on Thursday (November 4), which was his actual birthday, Yung Miami returned to Instagram on Saturday night to share snapshots from his […]

Stratechery Plus Adds Sharp China with Sinocism’s Bill Bishop – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

In September I announced Sharp Tech and Stratechery Plus: I am very pleased to announce the latest addition to the Stratechery Plus bundle: Sharp China with Sinocism’s Bill Bishop: Sharp China with Sinocism’s Bill Bishop is a collaboration between Stratechery and Sinocism. Sharp China is, like Sharp Tech, hosted by Andrew Sharp;1 just as Sharp […]