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Who Are The Dream’s Top Five Producers?

When Jay-Z debuted the commercial announcement for the upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail people went crazy seeing four legendary producers, in one room, working on Hov’s project. The Dream knows a thing or two about producing–”Single Ladies” anyone?–and he certainly has his favorites in the game. Read more…

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Dream Breaks Down The Different Types Of Ratchet

Dream may not be responsible for all that is the ratchetness of Beyonce, but he loves partaking in ratchet and has his very own definition of what ratchet means to him. Read more…

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Is The Dream Bringing Out The Ratchet In Beyonce? He Has Answers

Beyonce is “definitely ratchet,” says The Dream. Naysayers doubt the authenticity of what some see as Bey’s proud new ratchet phase. Others who’ve followed her career from day one say she’s clearly always been this way. So is The Dream responsible for all this ratchetness? Read more…

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Aspiring Songwriters Enter The NSAI Song Contest Presented By CMT For A Chance To Win A Mentoring Session With Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie Contest

Aspiring songwriters: listen up! NSAI Song Contest presented by CMT is offering novice songwriters the chance to submit your work, win awesome prizes and advance your career. This year’s winner will receive a 60-minute session with legendary songwriter and artist Lionel Richie. Other prizes range from your song pitched to music industry executives to a three day trip to Nashville to a private tour of the CMT studios. CMT encourages contestants to enter songs of all genres of music. Read more…

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Will Rita Ora’s “Roc The Life” Prove She’s Not All Hype?

Rita Ora's new single "Roc The Life"

People hellbent on comparing Rita Ora to her Roc Nation label mate, Rihanna may have a stronger argument with Rita Ora’s third single “Roc The Life.” Here in the office it was noted that “Roc The Life” sounded similar to Rihanna’s “Breakin’ Dishes” from Good Girl Gone Bad. Rita Ora teamed up with hitmaker The Dream to co-write “Roc The Life,” which is a pop tune ode to living the good life. For those that may have no connection to the glamorous life, Ora threw in a more relatable note for those chasing a dream– making it one day. “Maybe one day I’ll live there/Beyond the stars I can see it/Now put your diamonds in the air/You can hate this all you want/But roc is everywhere,” she croons. Read more…