Posted: February 3rd, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Art News, STANDOUT | Tags: Crime, Dr Dre, Marion Knight, Murder, Music Industry, Music News, Suge Knight, Tupac Shakur | Comments Off on Rap-mogul Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Charged with Murder
Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been charged with murder and attempted murder after prosecutors allege he ran over two men in a southern California parking lot last week, killing one of them.
Knight, the 49-year-old co-founder of influential hip hop label Death Row Records, was charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, and two counts of felony hit-and-run, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.
The music executive, who faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if found guilty, was taken into custody on suspicion of murder on Friday after surrendering to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies.
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Posted: October 1st, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: ART, STANDOUT | Tags: Jack White, Live Performance, Music News, New York, Radio City Music Hall | Comments Off on Jack White??
Critically acclaimed guitarist – he’s ranked 70th best by Rolling Stone Magazine – and songwriter Jack White has enraged fans by walking off stage after just 45 minutes into his Saturday night concert at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall. The former front man of White Stripes and The Raconteurs – now touring behind his solo record Blunderbuss – pulled the plug after just 12 tunes.
According to the New York Observer, staff at the concert were equally as mystified by White’s early exit, one member of the security team later offered an explanation to the reporter. “He wasn’t happy with the sound,” the security guard said. “I don’t know why he pulled that.” The Observer also noted that White had several “angry exchanges” with a shirtless fan in the front row who was removed by security.
White (né Gillis) 37, thanked his audience, abruptly exiting stage right, leaving the capacity crowd chanting for more. The crowd’s enthusiasm initially turned to perplexity as roadies removed White’s guitars but transformed into anger as the curtain fell on the stage :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: November 30th, 2011 | Author: Marcus Dangerfield | Filed under: Art News, Guy Picciotto, Musician, Tune | Tags: Blueprint, Fugazi, Guy Picciotto, Music News, Repeater | Comments Off on TUNE-UP! Stranger Days: Not Playin
REPEAT: first posted July 2011! Admission: this tune is making my insides feel funny, in the nicest possible way. About a month ago, someone kicked Fugazi’s awesomely epic – Blueprint – from their amazing album Repeater. When it landed at my feet I wasn’t sure where or when I’d get a chance to play it, but something about Guy Picciotto’s vocals, along with that woe-some backbeat, just seemed like it would rock the headphones right of my skull. Ouch, now that I’ve played it, I seriously regret the time my ears have missed out on this tune!! Check the Video below:
WARNING HARSH LANGUAGE
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