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Concert Review: 5 Reasons We Love Elle Varner

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Since she burst onto the music scene in 2012 with her debut album, Perfectly Imperfect featuring the bubbly single “Only Wanna Give It To You,” Elle Varner has proved that she belongs in the musical spotlight. Just when we thought we couldn’t adore this 25-year-old starlet any more than we already do, she appeared at her old stomping grounds: New York City’s popular B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 7th. Elle sang her heart out and gave us five more reasons to love her.

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Meet Aerosyn-Lex, the Artist Behind the Longest Painting At Art Basel Miami

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Come early December, creatives and their ranglers pack their aloofness and come in droves to Miami for art events like SCOPE Art Show. Then, you meet an artist like Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic (remember, the artist we introduced to you to a couple weeks ago?), and your whole perception of the art world changes.

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Pete Wentz Explains Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” And Why They’re Always Getting Beaten Up In Their Videos


Since we last spoke with Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz, the band has completed their long-form video series The Young Blood Chronicles, performed at VH1′s SoundClash with T.I. and London Grammar, contributed a song to Disney’s Big Hero 6 soundtrack and collabed with fellow Windy City-native Lupe Fiasco on a new rendition of the Chicago Bulls’ “Only The Bulls” theme song. Most important to fans however, is new music in the form of the song “Centuries” and it’s expected epic video where the band gets their hands dirty in the gladiator pit and once again gets the crap beat out of them. Find out what Pete had to say about the song and video and when the world can expect a new Fall Out Boy record. Read more…

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Jessie J Smashes The 2014 NewNowNext Awards With Performances Of “Bang Bang”, “Burin’ Up” + More

Powerhouse singer Jessie J burned down the house with her show-stopping performances at Logo’s NewNowNext Awards. She kicked things off with her high energy hit “Bang Bang” and then slowed things down with a smoldering rendition of “Burn’ Up”.

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Remembering Dimebag Darrell Abbott: August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004

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It’s been 10 years today since the tragic death of Darrell Lance Abbott, better known to metalheads far and wide as Dimebag Darrell of Pantera. His senseless murder, while performing on stage with the group Damageplan, left a giant hole that can never be filled in the world of heavy metal guitar playing, and of course in the hearts of his family and fans. Read more…

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Top 20 Countdown: Mark Ronson On His Killer ‘SNL’ Set + “The Most Amazing, Surreal” Part Of His Musical Journey

Mark Ronson is singularly responsible for funking up this fall, and we couldn’t be more grateful. “Uptown Funk,” his slinky groovetastic floor filler with Bruno Mars, has been blaring out of speakers worldwide, and that’s just the start of the story for the famed producer and DJ. He stole the show on an episode of Saturday Night Live with Mars and rapper Mystikal a few weeks back, and recently experienced a moment that he calls “the most amazing, surreal part of my musical journey.” For a man who has worked with everyone from Amy Winehouse, Paul McCartney, and Adele (just to name a very few), it must have been pretty damn incredible. From his new song and new album, to career highlights, Ronson revealed all to Jim Shearer On VH1′s Top 20 Countdown.

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