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Local artist Joyce J. Scott receives MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Joyce J. Scott, the longtime Baltimore glass and beadwork artist whom City Paper recently named "Best Artist," is one of 22 recipients of a MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant, one of the most prestigous awards in the country.

Music Blogging

Running a music blog can be rewarding

13 Rising Female Artists You Should Know

So far, 2016 has been a strong year for female artists: stars like Beyonce, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Sia, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani and alternative acts like Carly Rae Jepson, Tinashe, Kari Faux, Esperanza Spalding, Charli XCX, Abra, Santigold, Alexandria, Noname, Lil Debbie, Lion Babe, Mila J, Yuna, Snoh Aalegra, TOKiMONSTA, Kilo Kish and others all dropped gems. In addition to seeing developed artists continue blossoming in their careers, we also witnessed many new artists emerge this year. They come from different walks of life and make all types of music -- some are young newcomers while others have been bubbling under the radar for some time. The last two years shone light on phenomenal talents like FKA twigs, Abra, Little Simz, Tommy Genesis, Tkay Maidza, NAO, Ryn Weaver and many more; 2016 has been just as amazing, if not better. Below, we've listed 13 emerging/rising female artists you should know and follow, as well as 16 notables who have just as much potential to blow up.

Dr. Dre’s Brutal Physical Attacks Against Women Exposed In New Film

Dre, eventually hauled into court, ultimately bragged about the incident, while Barnes still reports experiencing migraines to this day. “People talk all this shit, but you know, somebody fucks with me, I’m gonna fuck with them,” Dre said at the time. “I just did it, you know. Ain’t nothing you can do now by talking about it. Besides, it ain’t no big thing – I just threw her through a door.”



Ray J and Princeless Love Beef Over Prenup!!

Ray J frequently showers her with lavish gifts like a Mercedes and a house, which he bought during the relationship, to prevent her from dumping him.

Put the Guns Down

In order to fix America, people must begin with their own communities. If they do not try to better their surroundings first, they will make no progress with America. Gun control must be enforced in America. If this streak of gun violence continues, there will be no hope of bettering our environments.

Schoolboy Q

Schoolboy Q is coming to Lowell in less than two months and he’s bringing Joey Bada$$ with him! He’ll be at a TBD location in Lowell 9/09.

Be Original

Sam Smith recently agreed to pay Tom Petty royalties and share songwriting credit for his hit “Stay With Me” because the song resembled Mr. Petty’s “Won’t Back Down.” And on Wednesday a jury ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye’s family for plagiarizing the song “Got to Give It Up” in Mr. Thicke’s 2013 hit “Blurred Lines.

Local Artist tryna come up

whats the 1st step an upcoming local artist without an budget should do 2 promote there package to the next level. Comments anyone

SHAKA BANTON  (about 2 years ago)

Yo homie first of all make shore that your copy rights are in on every track you do join bmi or ascap,if you got the money start your own publishing house with bmi or ascap,put your music out on tunecore so you can be known all over the world yo peace homie hope this will help.SB