Thursday, January 31, 2019

Ten years later, it's still so cold in the D

Posted By on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 2:52 PM

On her instant classic "It's So Cold in the D," T-Baby posed the eternal question: When it's so cold out, "How the fuck do we supposed to keep peace?" Now, more than a decade later, the track is as relevant as ever. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has called a state of...

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Chicago's Mick Jenkins brings spoken word wisdom to the Shelter

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Chicago hip-hop is having a moment. A new generation of diverse storytellers, all equipped with an informed sense of emotional and spatial awareness, are bubbling to the top. Among them is Free Nation’s Mick Jenkins. The young MC made major strides with his sophomore LP, Pieces of a Man, which...

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Icewear Vezzo to celebrate Motown Puma shoe release with Eastpointe meet and greet

Posted By on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Icewear Vezzo knows a thing or two about style, which is why the Detroit rapper is dropping a Puma sneaker exclusive to Foot Locker's new Eastpointe location. The Motown Puma shoe features a splash of royal purple against an all-white sneaker and includes the logos of Icewear Vezzo and...

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Get ready to cry — Bon Iver will perform at Detroit's Fox Theatre

Posted By on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 10:39 AM

It seems like forever ago that Bon Iver unleashed indie music's unintentional, yet all-encompassing break-up/make-up album, For, Emma. Since then, frontman Justin Vernon has taken a meandering path down Kanye West Blvd. and a begrudging trek down Eminem Ave. As Bon Iver, however, Vernon has managed to parlay the...

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Monday, January 28, 2019

John Mayer's body, a wonderland, will visit Detroit as part of summer tour

Posted By on Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:03 AM

John Mayer is a man of many...talents. Hailed as a guitar god and a self-proclaimed "recovered ego addict," the Grammy Award-winning artist is most famous for giving dude-bros anthemic permission to fumble with their dad's acoustic in an attempt to get laid à la "Your Body is a Wonderland." Beyond making...

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Nao will bring her 'wonky-funk' to Detroit's Majestic Theatre

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Posted By on Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 9:00 AM

The future is Nao. The 31-year-old soul singer spent her early years idolizing the likes of Missy Elliott and Brandy, as well as Detroit’s own Aretha Franklin for her transition from gospel choir singer to Queen of Soul. This diverse range of influences bleeds through into the East London...

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Let's dance — Bowie Night returns to the Loving Touch with band and vinyl tribute

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Posted By on Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM

While David Bowie may have spent the better part of his earthbound years invading the airwaves with his original music, he had a penchant for cover songs like “Across the Universe” by the Beatles and “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by Detroit’s own the Stooges. To return the favor, the...

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Watch Jessica Hernandez go gaga over her daughter in new video for 'Baby'

Posted By on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Given pop music's track record with the word "baby," it would be easy to assume that it is almost always in reference to a lover or a seductive term of endearment. For Detroit-native and fierce frontwoman Jessica Hernandez, though, it's all about her mini. In her first single since...

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Paxahau shares full lineup for Movement Music Festival 2019

Posted By on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM

The anticipation is over as fans of Movement Music Festival can now revel in the full lineup release for the 2019 event. On Thursday, Paxahau dropped the lineup poster for the three-day festival returning for its 13th year to Detroit's Hart Plaza on May 25-27. Included in the latest wave of...

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