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Beyonce & Jay-Z playing hurricane relief benefit concert in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Beyonce and Jay-Z will play a concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 17 to benefit much-needed hurricane relief. As reported in US Weekly, other Roc Nation artists will also perform, details TBA. This will be Beyonce’s first live performance since giving birth to twins back in June…

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Zex dropped from label due to sexual assault accusations, 1 day after Beyonce made them famous

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Magic Bullet Records claimed to have received several emails accusing guitarist Jo Capitalcide of assault, and said that singer Gretchen Steel discussed the claims with the label too, which Steel denied.

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NPR’s 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The list is being celebrated with a free NYC show tonight, headlined by Rickie Lee Jones, who will perform Pirates in full (#49 on the list).

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Win Tickets To See Diana Ross at the Mann on 7/29!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Harry Wad via Wikimedia Commons

The incomparable diva Diana Ross will be gracing our ears and hearts THIS SATURDAY at the Mann.

Rock On Philly is giving away THREE pairs of tickets to see this once-in-a-lifetime show.

Enter to win tickets in one of three ways:

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  3. Retweet and reply to our Twitter post with “#RockOnPhilly.”

Contest ends on Friday, July 28th at 5 PM EST. There ain’t no mountain high enough for you NOT to enter to ...

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watch People’s Champs’ new video ahead of tonight’s free show w/ Musiq Soulchild

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn afrobeat/soul collective People’s Champs’ members have worked with Beyonce and Gorillaz, and they have a new video/single ahead of tonight’s FREE show in Prospect Park with Musiq Soulchild.

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Beyonce gave birth to the twins (happy Father’s Day Jay Z!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

While there has been no official announcement, People and US Weekly are both reporting that Beyonce gave birth to twins earlier this week. (Beyonce announced to the world she was pregnant via Instagram back in February.) “Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,”

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New York Senator Chuck Schumer shares Trump-dissing Spotify playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

While Schumer didn’t elaborate much, the song titles speak for themselves: “You Haven’t Done Nothin'” (Stevie Wonder), “Gold on the Ceiling” (The Black Keys), “Promises, Promises” (Naked Eyes), “Won’t Get Fooled Again” (The Who), “Fool Me Once” (B.B. King), “Beautiful Liar” (Beyonce & Shakira)…you get the idea.

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30 essential psychedelic soul songs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Shuggie Otis to War to Solange, here are some of the most essential psychedelic soul songs of the past 50 years.

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Grammys 2017 winners & highlights: Beyonce, David Bowie, Sturgill Simpson, Chance the Rapper, Megadeth & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Winners include Beyonce, Adele, David Bowie, Sturgill Simpson, Solange, Drake, Chance the Rapper (Best New Artist), Megadeth, and more.

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Coachella 2017 lineup announced

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As leaked, Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar headline. It’s also the first announced US show for The Avalanches in 15 years.

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Marissa Nadler tells us about her Top 10 LPs of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Marissa’s list includes Nick Cave, Beyonce

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we look back at 2016 on this week’s BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on Sirius XMU (playlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Today (12/28) is the last episode of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU for 2016 and host Nick Masi spends it counting down his favorite records of the year, which include many records that ended up on BV’s year-end list.

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The Grammys Play It Safe Again for the 2017 Nominations

Source: Rock On Philly

What’s safer: a kindergarten playground or the Grammy 2017 nominations?

If you chose the latter, you are correct. Once again, The Recording Academy has stuck to their usual favorites (especially in the major categories) and with few exceptions has ignored the vast array of talented musicians out of mainstream radio’s reach.

Roots rock singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson is the only outlier in the Best Album of the Year category, which also includes Adele, Beyoncé, Drake and Justin Bieber. Record of the Year and Song of the Year only features mainstream artists. The Recording Academy then uses those same artists for ...

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BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From indie rock to hip hop, R&B to metal, pop and punk, here are the albums we loved most this year.

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