MSU FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Entrepreneurial Musical Artist in Residence Program | Eighth Blackbird

it’s a time of innovation in music you see business models changing right now and I think the entrepreneurial musical artists in residence program is important because it helps students see some of those new models without ever having to leave East Lansing entrepreneurship and innovation are important for today’s music students because they’re gonna […]

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Engaging Your Fan Base | Social Media Strategies For Musicians

Today we’re here with Jim Tobin, the President of Ignite Social Media, one of the very first social media agencies. Throughout his career Jim’s worked with all types of brands, from Kay Jewelers to Microsoft, and lots of small, local businesses as well. Regardless of the brand he’s working with, he works hard to tell […]

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Christine-Jean Blain – “Choices” (Spoken Word Poetry in Dubai)

One I believe in choice That we chose to come here and we gathered everything necessary for the journey prior to arriving I believe that life is not a mystery but rather the unraveling of riddles we wrote ourselves prior to our conception You, you are that riddle written before your conception quadratic equation balancing […]

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Rapper Drakeo the Ruler Was Accused of Murder. Prosecutors Used His Music as Proof of His Guilt.

The music of Drakeo the Ruler, whose real name is Darrell Caldwell, details life in South Los Angeles with lyrics that are graphic, violent, and clever. By 2018 he was on his way to becoming part of LA’s rap elite, according to the Los Angeles Times, following in the paths of artists like Dr. Dre, […]

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Why Oprah Describes “David Makes Man” As “Poetry On TV” | David Makes Man | Oprah Winfrey Network

[MUSIC PLAYING] The pitch, honestly, every time I heard it, I wanted to cry. I’ve been calling it the greatest pitch of all time. I describe “David Makes a Man” like poetry on TV. How do you describe it? I describe it as lifting the larger questions, theories and investigations about who we are and […]

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Shameless NYT Journalist Paints Soleimani as a Sensitive Poet and Friend

A New York Times journalist is catching some major flak for painting deceased terrorist Qassem Soleimani as a poet and friend instead of the bloodthirsty violence monger he was. Farnaz Fassihi posted a “personal” video of the Iranian general shortly after his explosive death by a Reaper drone Friday morning. The video doesn’t show Soleimani […]

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