J-Zone of The Du-Rites: Greasy Listening

By: Sherron Shabazz J-Zone is a rapper, producer, author, and entrepreneur. It’s ironic that his greatest success has come from a skill he learned late in life – drumming. As one-half of the two-man funk band known as “The Du-Rites” alongside guitarist Pablo Martin, Zone is living out his childhood dream to give us the funk. “When I was younger I was an only child, … Continue reading J-Zone of The Du-Rites: Greasy Listening

Gimme Heartbreak

Exclusive: American Idol alum David Cook discusses new music and exploring new styles

“I’m fortunate that I’ve been able to maintain some sense of perspective on all of this. I attribute that to the people I’ve surrounded myself with.” David Cook began, remembering his early days in pursuit of a career in music. “I certainly recall that it wasn’t that long ago that I was just another struggling musician, trying to get people to pay attention to my originals while they enjoyed Happy Hour.” Continue reading Exclusive: American Idol alum David Cook discusses new music and exploring new styles

Avicci, House for Hunger Tour 2012

Avicii discusses ‘House For Hunger’ Tour and Grammy nomination

“It’s never even mattered what type of music I’ve listened to, it’s all always been about the melodies.” Avicii started, explaining, “That’s how I always start producing, like if I would start producing a track right now, I would just start with maybe like a piano and then try to come up with a hook.” Continue reading Avicii discusses ‘House For Hunger’ Tour and Grammy nomination