Powerhouses 112 and Jagged Edge faced off in a two-hour battle for the latest edition of Verzuz on Monday (May 25), and despite some technical difficulties, both parties brought it. From Jagged Edge's "He Can't Love U" vs. 112's "It's Over Now" to "Walked Outta Heaven" vs. "Cupid," see the recap and final score here. … [Read more...] about The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (May 29)
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Spotify Spotify is the pioneer in the music-streaming space, and it's arguably the best known. It offers a number of curated music discovery services, including its Discover Weekly playlist, and is constantly implementing new ones, such as Stations. The service's (now optional) Facebook integration makes sharing music on Spotify easier than competitors. Spotify allows you to send a track or album, collaborate on playlists with friends or peek at what your Facebook friends are listening to. Also newly announced is Group Session, which enables more than one user to add to playlists on the fly -- great for parties; anyone remember those? … [Read more...] about Best music streaming service for 2020: Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Tidal and YouTube
Even more wide-reaching than the song’s lyrical concept is its composition, which boasts multi-part hooks, clipped verses, a trap breakdown and a breakneck final chorus with double-time drums in case you were starting to get bored. “Dionysus” is a pile-up of several sounds, beginning with RM spitting over gaudy rap-rock production, then moving into tribal chants and chest-pumping synth-pop before Suga’s unhinged verse, which wouldn’t sound out of place on a Migos project. Although it’s only four minutes and change, “Dionysus” plays out like a multi-song suite, with all seven members contributing to the rapid shifts in approach. … [Read more...] about How BTS’ ‘Dionysus’ Demonstrates the Group’s Musical Ambition
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The consequences for stumbling in the court of public opinion are loud, swift, and severe, and the cabin fever everyone is experiencing in quarantine has ratcheted tensions up to ten. Suddenly, everyone has time. This does not bode well for anyone who speaks in error or out of turn or without a filter. Traversing the internet as a public figure means creating an image for yourself, whether you intend to or not. People watching your moves from afar create a profile in their heads, like detectives. Lana, whose tiff with Ann Powers centered around the singer’s insistence that she isn’t consciously playing a character, is seen as no-nonsense and outspoken, a firebrand who “won’t not fuck you the fuck up” for crossing her, who once led her following in a mass hex against the president. But in her eyes, the Instagram post that got her in trouble was her first declarative statement on the internet. Doja Cat is an internet humorist who is present as a celebrity as … [Read more...] about Stan Culture Is Due a Reckoning. So Are the Celebrities They Worship.