Category: Music

‘Seinfeld’ composer Jonathan Wolff on ‘annoying’ but iconic music

Veteran screen composer Jonathan Wolff has written music for a whopping 75 television series, including Will & Grace, Who’s the Boss?, Married… With Children, and some beloved cult favorites. (He’s the man who was inspired by the “synth revolution” to create snappy songs for Johnny Slash’s fictional new wave band Open 48 Hours on Anne Beatts’s sadly short-lived 1982 sitcom Square Pegs, and he even humble-brags that he once “recorded Charro singing ‘Physical’ for The Love Boat.”) But perhaps Wolff’s quirkiest, and certainly his most iconic, TV music is his slap-bass-happy work on all 180

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G Herbo Leads Apple Music Pre-Add Chart with ’25’

G Herbo topped Apple Music’s Pre-Add Chart with 25 in the week leading up to the album’s July 2nd release, indicating that it’s on track for a big debut on the RS 200 come Monday.

Willow’s fourth studio album, Lately I Feel Everything, enters the Pre-Add Chart at Number Two, followed by Twice’s Perfect World at Number Three. Other notable debuts on this week’s Pre-Add Chart include When Facing the Things We Turn Away From, the album from 5 Seconds of Summer singer Luke Hemmings, at Number Five, Parker McCollum’s Gold Chain Cowboy (Number Nine)  and Imagine Dragons’ Mercury –

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‘Blindspotting’ Composers on Creating Music for Show’s Dance Sequences

Michael Yezerski composed the music for the film “Blindspotting” and was invited back for the series currently airing on Starz, this time collaborating with fellow musician Ambrose Akinmusire. Dance and music play a key role in the series alongside the spoken word, with sequences meant to be evocative and used to enhance the characters’ emotions.

The Starz adaptation was created by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, who wrote, produced and starred in the original film, and picks up six months after the movie’s timeline. Ashley, played by Jasmine Cephas Jones, and her partner of 12 years and father of their

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Atlanta rapper uses music to take on anti-Asian hate crimes

“What Alan and I wanted to do was elevate the discourse,” said Chu. “I think people were aware, like ‘oh shoot, hate crimes against Asians,’ but the reality is there’s 170 years of this. It has always been going on and … we wanted to not only engage them in the conversation, but bring new content into it to help people become aware.”

ExploreFear, anxiety still linger for metro Atlanta Asian Americans

In the past year, reported hate crimes against Asian Americans reached new heights. The organization Stop AAPI Hate says more than 6,600 incidents of hate have been

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Iggy Azalea accused of ‘Blackfishing’ with darker-looking skin in latest music video

In the video the rapper wears a brunette wig and some on social media have noted that her skin appears to be darker.

In response to discussion about her look on social media Azalea tweeted “I’m the same color as I always am, just in a dimly lit room with red lights.”

“It’s the same makeup from every other part of the video just with a Smokey eye and different wig,” the usually blonde rapper tweeted. Just ignore them, who cares? Let em talk.”

CNN has reached out to reps for Azalea for additional comment.

“Blackfishing” is a term that
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Roblox signs music partnership with Sony

Virtual world-building platform Roblox has signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment. The deal extends an existing collaboration that included a 2020 Lil Nas X concert inside Roblox as well as a 2021 virtual dance party with Swedish artist Zara Larsson.

A press release says the agreement will include “innovative music experiences for the Roblox community that offer a range of new commercial opportunities for Sony Music artists to reach new audiences and generate new revenue streams around virtual entertainment,” although a Roblox spokesperson told The Verge that the company was not announcing any specific events or experiences at this

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