UptownRecords : Today we salute the genius Andre Harrell. Music executive and Uptown Records founder Andre Harrell has died at age Harrell started out in the music industry as one-half of the rap duo Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. They had three hit songs before disbanding and Harrell met Russell Simmons and worked as the vice-president and general manager of Def Jam Records. Blige, The Notorious B. BET announced in an upcoming miniseries about Uptown Records. NewJackSwing Era: It's the 25th anniversary of this classic debut. All these songs are timeless just as well as this album!
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On their morbid new record, London's ever-experimental Tunng explore new sonic contours in their pursuit of all things grief. They mark the occasion by talking about their favorite songs about death. Fandom, powered by nostalgia, is gigantic, uncloseted and, unfortunately, argumentative. It's so powerful it has driven creators away from their creations. How do we control that rabid drive to "own" someone else's works? Years before rock bands regularly crafted songs of this length, This Heat presented 40 minutes of music in just two songs. Better Person's Something to Lose is mainly FM electropop through its straightforward presentation of mostly unadorned synths and pre-programmed tones. Molchat Doma's Monument makes the subtle point that water pressing on weak foundations will undercut and topple even the most colossal testament to man's hubris.
New jack swing or swingbeat  is a fusion genre spearheaded by Teddy Riley and Bernard Belle that was popular from the mids to mids. Its influence, along with hip hop , seeped into pop culture and was the definitive sound of the inventive New York club scene. The new jack swing style developed as many previous music styles did, by combining elements of older styles with newer sensibilities. Merriam-Webster 's online dictionary defines new jack swing as "pop music usually performed by black musicians that combines elements of jazz , funk , rap , and rhythm and blues ". Musicologist Richard J. Washington, D. The song won a Grammy award later that year.
In the official music video for his song "On Our Own", Bobby Brown performs the song while surrounded by images and celebrities from New York, with clips from the film "Ghostbusters II" mixed in. Votes: Unrated 5 min Short, Music. Heavy D arrives at a gather where he meets up with Votes: 6.