Nile Rodgers Hospitalized, Misses Concert

8/14/2017 by Lars Brandle  (BillboardMagazine)   Nile Rodgers has been hospitalized with a mystery ailment which forced him to miss a concert on the weekend.  The disco legend and his group Chic is currently on the road with Earth, Wind & Fire for the 2054: The Tour. When the show rolled into the Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on…

Prince Estate Prepares For Third Administrator

8/8/2017 by Hannah Karp (Billboard Music News) Since Prince died just over a year ago, his estate has been overseen by two different administrators. Now a judge is readying to bring in a third. Last week, a lawyer representing the estate’s current representative, Comerica Bank & Trust, filed a letter asking the judge overseeing the…

#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Jose James

Name: Jose James (josejamesmusic.com) Members: Jose James Genre: Jazz, Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul Rating: ♦♦♦ (3 of 5)  Artist Biography By Matt Collar Often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation, New York City-based vocalist José James has combined jazz, soul, drum’n’bass, and spoken word into his unique brand of vocal jazz. While he states his…

Björk describes new album as her ‘Tinder record’

Article by Luke Morgan Britton Icelandic musician’s ‘Vulnicura’ follow-up is coming ‘soon’ Björk has revealed that her new record was partly inspired by dating, describing it as her “Tinder album”. The Icelandic musician last put out a record in January 2015 with ‘Vulnicura’. The album saw her collaborate with Arca and Haxan Cloak, while it detailed her break-up from…