Yesterday The Breakfast Club interviewed the really appealing DJ Drama (lovers of rap music will know who this man is), and during the interview things got a little awkward. Host DJ Envy who was unusually quiet for most of the interview suddenly felt the need to get something off his chest…. The problem stems from a past agreement that involved The Breakfast Club and Drama producing a Gangsta Grillz mixtape together, after DJ Envy left bitter rival station Hot 97. Drama later backed out of […]
This interview was filmed late last year but has only just been brought to my attention. Now name me one other well known male black artist in this country who would be brave enough to stand up and say all this publicly? Hold on I’ll wait…. *tumbleweed* [Thanks Lorraine] Your thoughts please….
Via Digital Spy Fabrice Morvan, one half of the duo who sparked outrage in 1990 when it emerged that they had used session vocalists to sing their tracks, insisted that modern acts are similarly fraudulent with their music. The star pointed to lip-synching during live concerts and studio technology such as vocal auto-tuners as examples to back up his point. He told USA Today: “It’s not about being authentic anymore, it’s about [being] entertaining.” Milli Vanilli were forced to return the Grammy […]
Digital Spy reports that producer/artist Pharrell Williams will deliver a keynote speech at the MidemNet conference in Cannes, France. Williams will discuss the music industry and it’s future, which at this very point in time isn’t looking too bright! I wonder if he plans on writing the speech himself……
I think that the music industry is something I look upon as an anomaly. I don’t really understand what’s going on and who’s going to make money from it, unless you’re a massive pop artist. It just seems to be about money full-stop. We’ve been playing festivals this summer and I’ve met people signed to big major labels and big indie labels and they look worried. Their foreheads are creased. There’s concern. They’re flogging a product that no one is buying. That’s […]