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Pictures: Viktoria Modesta pop star whose prosthetic limbs challenge body image

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In a bid to challenge body image, budding pop star Viktoria Modesta has taken to wearing a prosthetic limb, an ensemble that left the X factor finalist wowing fans alike as she mesmerized with her slinky performance in her latest charting video, ‘Prototype ‘(see below). Rather than refusing to live out her dreams, the performer who was […]

Ariel Bavly, teen pop protege: ‘Respect, I ain’t some dumb brunette.’

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At only 15 years old Ariel Bavly has made her presence known as a talent to be reckoned with. Already cast as a principal in the gutsy short film , ‘The Seduction Theory,’ the actress and performance artist also comes hammed with stellar singing chops (her range and tenor captivated me) and with her background […]

Led Zeppelin reunion; Why did Robert Plant refuse Richard Branson’s $800 million 35 concert tour offer?

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Shock and awe has come to the fore with reports that Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant tore up a contract courtesy of Virgin’s Sir Richard Branson which would have seen him and the band make a combined 500 million pounds ($793 million USD). The 35 concert tour would have netted each of the three surviving members […]

Gia: Pop star with Global Groove, ‘Bombs Away’ and ‘World’.

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With her hot dance tracks dance beats, Global Groove Entertainment‘s signature act Gia (as she simply insists on being known) at 22 years old is set to be the one of the growing cache of pop/dance artists who will be controlling the billboards and our national conscience for years to come. In fact she already has […]

Siberia’s Fraules Dance Center becomes twerk sensation. Parents begging to have daughters admitted.

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It seems Siberia‘s Fraules Dance Center has become quite the cult favorite after all as the dance school notorious for its twerking routine has come to suddenly find itself inundated by hopeful young girls eager to join the dance company. The dance center would come to find overnight recognition after a video of a training […]

Mischa Badasyan, Berlin performance artist to have sex every day for a year

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Mischa Badasyan, a Russian born, Berlin based performance artist has set out on a new interesting and dare I wonder challenging project of getting laid every day for the next 365 days. Why you wonder? Because he’s interested in the relationship between sex and loneliness… Explains vocativ: The project, called “Save the Date,” isn’t the […]

How “Indie” Are Independent Musicians, Really?

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Independent musicians have always been around but over the last decade or so, they’ve really come into their own. Just ten years ago, independent musicians were primarily focused on competing against each other for time in front of traditional management teams and major label representatives. Today they’re happy to go it alone, knowing that their […]

DJ Mike Rizzo, does he have what it takes to be the world’s number one dance music producer?

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Producing and remixing chart breaking dance hits is not for the faint of heart, it takes chutzpah, a great ear, a well oiled machine (as I will soon find out) and the uncanny ability to discern what is going to grab other dj’s across the world, the labels, the Billboard Charts, social media as well […]

Bye-Bye, BMI: TuneCore Sync Licensing Is Here

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In the past, people who wanted music for their indie game, movie, app or webseries had one of four options: 1. Pay someone to write original music 2. Use public domain music 3. Buy stock music 4. Begin the long negotiation process with BMI or ASCAP to obtain a music sync license Of course, none of these options were […]

Electric dance sensation, Dani Barbers: ‘Take Me Away’

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If one could best describe electronic dance sensation, Dani Barbers, raunchy and gutsy would be an understatement. With her soon to be released 5 EPK track, ‘Take me away,’ the 20 year old native New Jersey girl goes on a reflective and personal journey to self redemption and awareness and bravado. Spirited and full of gusto, Danni […]