Chance The Rapper announces that his charitable organisation has raised $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools
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Chance The Rapper announces that his charitable organisation has raised $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools

CHANCE THE RAPPER has announced that his SocialWorks organisation has raised $2.2 million for the Chicago Public Schools’ arts programs. The donations will be spread to 20 schools in the Chicago public school system, with each school receiving $100,000 over the course of three years. “Quality education for public schools is the most important investment … Continue reading

British music mogul Jamal Edwards MBE set to create an alternative to The X Factor?
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British music mogul Jamal Edwards MBE set to create an alternative to The X Factor?

BRITISH MUSIC mogul Jamal Edwards MBE has teased that he is considering creating an alternative TV talent show to rival Simon Cowell’s X Factor. The 26-year-old founder of SBTV, one of the UK’s leading music platforms, told The Metro how the music boss inspired him when he was a youngster after watching his mum enter … Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released
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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released

KENDRICK LAMAR’S album, Damn, has officially gone platinum less than a month after being released. Released on April 14, Damn is the first LP of 2017 to achieve the feat – J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only, which went platinum last month, was released in December, 2016. Kendrick’s label, Interscope Records, posted the platinum announcement on … Continue reading

Meet 18-year-old Steve Lacy: The Grammy Award-winning producer who used his phone to make a song on Kendrick Lamar’s new album
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Meet 18-year-old Steve Lacy: The Grammy Award-winning producer who used his phone to make a song on Kendrick Lamar’s new album

MEET 18-YEAR-OLD Steve Lacy, the producer who created the track Pride on Kendrick Lamar’s new album on his phone! Last year, he was nominated for a Grammy for executive-producing and performing on the 2015 funk-R&B-soul album Ego Death, the third release from The Internet and Steve’s first with the band. And his smartphone has been … Continue reading

Afrobeats star Fuse ODG to debut his NANA (New Africa Nation) fashion line at Caribbean Fashion Week in Jamaica
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Afrobeats star Fuse ODG to debut his NANA (New Africa Nation) fashion line at Caribbean Fashion Week in Jamaica

AWARD-WINNING Afrobeats star Fuse ODG is to launch his New Africa Nation (NANA) Fashion line at Caribbean Fashion Week in Jamaica this June. The London-born, Ghana-raised artist “will be both performing and debuting his fashion line,” Kingsley Cooper, CEO of Pulse model agency and event conceptualiser, said. “We cannot wait to welcome Fuse ODG to … Continue reading