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Newtroit Records Celebrates 30th Anniversary
It's hard to keep a record label going for three years let alone thirty, but Newtroit Records has done just that. Celebrating its third decade in the game, Newtroit -- a combination of New York and Detroit -- is marking its anniversary with a new distribution deal through Thompkins Media Group …
Parliament-Funkadelic’s Garry Shider Dead at 56
Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic's guitarist and musical director, lost his battle with brain and lung cancer on Wednesday. He was 56.
Known for donning a loincloth on stage, which earned him the nickname "Diaperman," Shider got his start playing in church before meeting Geo…
Too Short Busy With Two Releases in 2010
This week, veteran Oakland rapper Too Short dropped a 12-track, digital-only album called 'Still Blowin'' on his own imprint, Dangerous Music. The full-length features beats by his longtime friends Jazze Pha and Lil Jon, but half of 'Still Blowin'' was actually produced…
Mos Def Bringing Groove to 2010 Glastonbury
Glastonbury is on of the U.K.'s most epic festivals. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year from June 24-27, promoters are slowly leaking the names of 600 acts expected to perform across a ton of stages over the course of four long days...