By Jack Barnes Luc Belaire’s acclaimed series “Self Made Tastes Better” continues with hip hop legend, Fat Joe. The Latino rapper and actor was raised in NYC’s South Bronx neighborhood and has gone on to become one of the world’s leading hip hop artists. Despite his mega-fame, Fat Joe (real name: Joe Cartagena) always […]
By Jack Barnes ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, is convening a roster of top female songwriters, producers, artists and engineers for its first “She Is The Music” Song Camp, including the Grammy-winning, Oscar-nominated Mary J. Blige. Hit producer and […]
LANA DEL REY By Jack Barnes The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, will present acclaimed musician Lana Del Rey with its ASCAP Global Impact Award at the 35th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Monday, April 23rd in Los […]
ASCAP By Jack Barnes Last night, ASCAP hosted its 9th annual “Women Behind the Music” event at Bardot in Los Angeles. This annual occasion honors women for their work in the music industry, both artistically and in executive positions. This year’s honorees included singer-songwriter KIRBY, VP of A&R at Pulse Music Group, Ashley Calhoun and […]
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER By Jack Barnes The ASCAP Foundation announces that Grammy- and Tony Award-winning jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater will be honored with The ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at The ASCAP Foundation Honors Celebration on Thursday, December 14. The annual, invitation-only event takes place at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Liana Banks By Jack Barnes The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presented the latest installment of their “On the Come Up” showcase series in New York City at SOB’s. Cultural influencer Lowkey hosted the eventful night, with DJ C. Devone on the music. Rob Scott kicked off the show with his soulful vocals mixed with a […]