Music 101: Album, mixtape or playlist, what’s the difference? — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

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Wizkid’s major label debut Sounds From the Other Side debuted on the US Billboard Top 2000 Album Charts at #107, a few places below King Sunny Ade’s Synchro System album, which peaked at #91 over three decades ago. Oddly, there has been a lot of confusion about what to call the historic project. Wizzy…

via Music 101: Album, mixtape or playlist, what’s the difference? — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Wesley Snipes Says He Beat Out Prince To Face Off With Michael Jackson In The Video For ‘Bad’ — Real Stories – UPROXX

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On of Wesley Snipes big breaks in his early career was a role in Michael Jackson’s video for “Bad” directed by Martin Scorsese. Outside of Wildcats and Major League, this might be his most recognizable role from his early days. It’s certainly a project that carried some heavy hitters along with it, but he almost…

via Wesley Snipes Says He Beat Out Prince To Face Off With Michael Jackson In The Video For ‘Bad’ — Real Stories – UPROXX

20 years later, Fela’s vacuum remains — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

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Wednesday, August 3 was the 20th anniversary of musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s death. The abami eda (mysterious being) who was thought to have death in his pouch (literal translation of Anikulapo), succumbed to complications from HIV and AIDS after decades of music activism where he unabashedly criticised military governments and corrupt politicians for keeping the…

via 20 years later, Fela’s vacuum remains — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Shooting A Music Video (Kelly B_ I Rep Jesus) – JOSEPH ADELEKE A. — PenAStory

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The last post was on setting for your shoot. Since the aim of this series is to share my experience on set and also as a film maker, I will like to make this week’s topic “Shooting a Musical”. Music video seems to be described as one of the simplest type of video anyone can […]

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Winners at Sunday night’s BET Awards in Los Angeles — National Post

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LOS ANGELES — A list of winners of the 2017 BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles: — Video of the year: Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”; Beyonce, “Sorry” — Best male R

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DJ Khaled releases all-star new album, Grateful: Stream/download — Consequence of Sound

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DJ Khaled is back with “another one” today, as the producer extraordinaire celebrates the release of his new album, Grateful. Apple Music users can stream it in full below. Grateful serves as the follow-up to last year’s Major Key, and like that album, boasts a truly staggering number of A-list names. Among them: Beyoncé, Rihanna, Drake, Chance the Rapper, Jay…

via DJ Khaled releases all-star new album, Grateful: Stream/download — Consequence of Sound