Review: Tshegue – The Wheel – A Subliminal Message of Faith

Loving the new thumping track 'Wheel' by French-Congolese singer Faty Sy Savanet aka Tshegue. With a hypnotic, electronic beat - the equally heart-racing accompanying video shows the Club Etoile Rollers - some as young as 13, careering around the streets of Kinshasa, fearlessly hanging on to the backs of vehicles as Tshegue flows "Just keep... Continue Reading →

Florence + The Machine Shatter Adele’s Shazam Reign

Florence + The Machine's interpretation of'Jenny of Oldstones' which was featured during end credits of last weeks Game of Thrones, has smashed Adele's previous reign for the number of Shazams in 24 hours. Adele's 'Hello' back in 2015 racked up 200,000 Shazams in 24 hours while Florence + The Machine attracted 300,000 worldwide following the... Continue Reading →

10 Times Artists Went Sparring: Round 8 – Noelle Vs The Pirates Vs Mario Winans

Mario Winans Vs The Pirates Vs Noelle Seconds Out Round 8! Noelle Vs The Pirates Vs Mario Winans. 'I Don't Wanna Know', Mario Winan's most popular hit in 2004 about a cheating female brought about the answer song, 'You Should Really Know' by The Pirates featuring Shola Ama and Naila Boss.  The song, written as an answer to... Continue Reading →

10 Times Artists Went Sparring: Round 7 – Lydia Murock Vs Michael Jackson

Ding Ding Round 7 and the sparring between artists continues with Lydia Murdock versus Michael Jackson. 'Billie Jean', the second single from Michael Jackson's Grammy Award-winning album, Thriller, is iconic for not only its craftsmanship but the accompanying music video. Released in 1983 the song is said to be about groupies who used to hang... Continue Reading →

10 Times Artists Went Sparring: Round 6 – Damita Jo Vs The Drifters

Taking on Ben E King wasn't the first time Damita Jo had gone head to head with a popular song. Her first bout was with The Drifters who sang 'Save the Last Dance For Me' in 1960 - another hugely popular song which has gone on to be covered by Ike & Tina Turner, Cliff... Continue Reading →

10 Times Artists Went Sparring: Round 5 – Damita Jo Vs Ben E King

Following his departure from the Drifters in 1960, singer Ben E King wrote and released 'Stand By Me'. One of the greatest love songs of the 20th century, which inspired the 80's film of the same title featuring the late River Phoenix, 'Stand By Me' went on to be recorded by Muhammad Ali, John Lennon... Continue Reading →

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