Dave Powers worked in production for VH1, MTV and MTV2 for 9 years. During his time at MTV2, he wrote/produced shows such as 120 Minutes, Subterranean, Hip Hop's Toughest Rhymes, Playlistism and more. Now he's a freelance television producer, music writer and runs the daily music blog New Music Nation.
Criticism of the co-opting and commercialization of hip hop culture to market and sell products for big business
To commemorate the anniversary Nike commissioned a Rick Rubin-produced track featuring Kanye West, Nas and KRS-One on the mic.
Of course, Rick Rubin is the genius behind so many amazing recordings from the last two decades.
Joe Sumner has been blessed with a powerful and distinct set of pipes like his father.
Based on the new track, “Heretic,” it sounds like Bird will be back to his old tricks.
After weeks of rumors, a Van Halen reunion tour is now official.
Nothing like the scrappy indie-rock of Velocity Girl (her former band)… much more like the classic pop of Carole King.