Archive | Michael Jackson

These Musicians Were ‘Canceled,’ But People Kept Listening

Here are some places I heard Michael Jackson’s music this year, after the two-night run of Leaving Neverland in early March: At a Chili’s in Las Vegas’s McCarran International Airport (“Rock With You”), at a “haunted” indoor mini-golf course in Colorado (“Thriller”), at a friend’s 40th birthday party in a South Jersey…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ producer behind forthcoming Michael Jackson biopic

Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King has obtained rights to produce a Michael Jackson biopic. The film will be written by three-time Oscar-nominee, John Logan. Logan netted Oscar nominations for his work on Aviator, Hugo, and Gladiator, respectively. Logan and King will reportedly prepare the script before setting the production at a studio. The currently untitled […]

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Vinyl sales grew nearly 15 percent in 2018, continuing 13-year growth pattern

What’s old is new — and thriving. Though access to the world’s music catalog is easier than ever in 2019, fans continue to support a decades-old method of listening to their favorite artists: vinyl. United States vinyl sales in 2018 were up nearly 15 percent from their 2017 numbers, with 16.8 million records purchased last […]

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Drake shatters Apple Music’s first day streaming record

Drake‘s hotly-anticipated double-sided release, Scorpion, is putting global streaming numbers to bed, racking up 170 million plays on Apple Music in just its first 24 hours: a new all-time record. The unprecedented feat nearly doubled Drake’s More Life numbers on the servicelast year, which garnered 89.9 million plays within the same timeframe. Elsehwere, on Spotify, Scorpion was averaging an upwards of […]

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Drake reveals lengthy ‘Scorpion’ tracklist, featuring JAY-Z, Michael Jackson and more

Drake‘s revealed the tracklist for his forthcoming album Scorpion, which is slated for a June 29 release via Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records. The tracklist, Drake’s most extensive to date, boasts 25 tracks in total including the Pusha T diss  “I’m Upset,” as well as “Nice for What,” and “God’s Plan.” The album, largely featureless, does include […]

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The most famous recording studios in the world

As a producer, it can be difficult creating a home studio. In an ideal world, a musician or producer would have a recording studio in their own living space. The goal is to get authentic, amazing sounding audio and minimize travel time. Looking at layouts for some of the most famous recording studios in the […]

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How to Dance Like Michael Jackson: Nail Your Shoes to the Floor

It’s the half-day before Memorial Day weekend, so we’re writing up scientific studies of pop culture phenomena! In the music video for Smooth Criminal, Michael Jackson and four backup dancers used cables and harnesses to lean a full 45 degrees, a move that’s physically impossible for an unsupported human body. But…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Mercer – Human Nature (Original Mix)

Mercer serves up his latest “Human Nature”, a summer-friendly track that samples some groovy and classic Michael Jackson. Coining it “Nothing but a summer jam,” the track is airy and not too far of a step from tropical. Though a departure from many of his other releases, “Human Nature” still has many key qualities that are present […]

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Paris Jackson Defends Backlash For Nude Photo with Another Nude Photo

Iconic entertainer Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson caught some backlash over the past few days for snapchatting herself sunbathing naked. The daughter of the King of Pop stands her ground and answers the negative with a second nude photo. The original revealing photo shown above began all the controversy that prompted the 18-year-old to turn […]

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Michael Jackson’s Daughter Paris Jackson Set To Star In Charlize Theron Film

Michael’s legacy lives on as his daughter Paris Jackson makes feature film debut as she is set to star alongside actress Charlize Theron (Fate of the Furious) in upcoming untitled comedic thriller. Set for release on Amazon’s new original streaming series by director Nash Edgerton. The film centers on a businessman, Harold (played by David […]

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