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DJ Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss Dies By Suicide

HOLLYWOOD—DJ and Co-host of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Stephen “tWitch” Boss, died by suicide at the age of 40 on Tuesday, December 13, at around 11:15 a.m. TMZ first reported the news. His wife, Allison Holker Boss, published a statement of his passing on Wednesday, December 14 that read: “Stephen lit up every room he stepped into. He valued family,...

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” Leads Golden Globe Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS—Well, we can now say awards season is officially underway as the nominees for the 2023 Golden Globes were announced on Monday, December 12 by actresses Selenis Leyva and Mayan Lopez. The GG has dealt with lots of controversy in recent years with its lack of diversity and chaos within the membership. It got so bad in 2021...

Beyoncé Leads 2023 Grammy Contenders

HOLLYWOOD—Well, the nominees for music’s biggest night are in and if the nominations are any sign, Album of the Year will be one hell of a battle. Why? You have 3 titans competing for the top prize, and 2 of them are long overdue for the prize. Beyoncé leads all contenders with 9 nominations including Album, Song and Record...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Held In Person

SAN FRANCISCO—The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival was held from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2 at Golden Gate Park. It has been two years since the city hosted the festival due to the pandemic. The last two years of the event were live streamed.  A total of 64 various artists performed at the festival including Emmylou Harris, Danielle Ponder,...

2022 MTV Video Music Awards

HOLLYWOOD—Oh, I remember the glory days where the MTV Video Music Awards used to be great TV. Man those days have gone past because there is no excitement. It has become a fan voted awards show, which means the popular person wins the big prize, not the most deserving which can be quite frustrating to say the least people. For...

Nominations For 2022 MTV Video Music Awards Revealed

HOLLYWOOD—Well the ceremony that used to produce shocking moments (not so much in recent years) unveiled its nominations on Tuesday, July 26. I’m referring to the contenders for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. Leading the pack were Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow and Lil Nas X who each picked up seven nominations apiece. Harlow and Lil Nas X earned...

Kacey Musgraves Puts A Rainbow Over The Palomino Festival

PASADENA—The inaugural Palomino Festival took place at the Brookside Golf Course on Saturday July 9, and by crowd reaction alone it was a resounding success. A very eclectic blend of diverse artists that pleased both young and old country fans alike. Artists included Orville Peck, Old Crow Medicine Show, Willie Nelson and Friends, and of course the headliner Kacey...

2022 BET Awards Was A Surprising, Fun Time

HOLLYWOOD—Nights biggest night for the ‘culture’ transpired during the 2022 BET Awards held live in Los Angeles. The ceremony which celebrated 20 years this year kicked off with a performance by Lizzo bursting out her latest hit giving off a 70s vibe if I’m being honest. The ceremony was hosted by Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson and it was a...

“Euphoria,” “Spider-Man” MTV Movie And TV Awards Winners

SANTA MONICA—Awards season may be over, but it still lingers throughout the year. On Sunday, June 5, the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards were held with actress Vanessa Hudgens hosting festivities. The “Emily in Paris” bit was not hilarious and that “House of Gucci” bit didn’t have me rolling off the couch people. The “Top Gun” bit was...

Why You Should Start A Music Blog

UNITED STATES—If you're a musician, you know how important it is to share your music. But did you know that you can also share your music by starting a music blog? Blogging about your music is a great way to reach new fans and grow your audience. Starting a music blog can be a fun and rewarding experience. It's a...