Old School Rock 'n' Roll Meets Female Empowerment
"With more and more female voices being promoted and represented in the industry the less and less you hear shitty comments."
Women are killing it in the music industry, and song lovers couldn't be happier! In our column, #WomenCrushWednesday, each week, we'll feature an awesome lady whose tunes are blowing up our playlists and ask them about their musical journey.
The Beaches are bound to be your best band for summertime, female-led rock music. Not only have they brought back a sound from the days of your folks that has impressed the likes of Elton John, but they are also influencing the scene with an intense new female-driven energy.
Lead singer of the band, Jordan Miller, spoke with us about how she, guitarist Kylie Miller, drummer Eliza Enman McDaniel, and guitarist Leandra Earl started making music together, the work that went into their debut record, and the surprising connection they have coming up to the great work of Avril Lavigne.
Protest music aside, there is a slew of good underground music out today
An invigorating slew of protest music hit the shelves today.
Detroit-based emcee Tee Grizzley collaborated with Queen Naija and the Detroit Youth Choir to craft a melodic ballad that attempts to open up a dialogue with police. Meanwhile, alt-Jazz pioneer Terrace Martin took a different approach in his collaboration with Denzel Curry, Daylyt, G Perico, and Kamasi Washington, with "Pigs Feet" being more of an angry f*ck you than an attempt at communication.
After a week of silence, Kanye's actions speak louder than words.
After remaining silent for several days, Kanye West has donated $2 million to organizations associated with Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd.
He'll also be supporting Black-owned businesses in Chicago and will cover legal expenses for the Arbery and Taylor families. Additionally, he's started a college fund for Floyd's daughter, Gianna.
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