By Debra Alban-CNN
Michael Jackson was an international superstar, and many in the black community herald him for breaking down racial barriers in the music industry.
Michael Jackson was one of the first black global superstars.
“Michael Jackson made culture accept a person of color way before Tiger Woods, way before Oprah Winfrey, way before Barack Obama,” said the Rev. Al Sharpton. “Michael did with music what they later did in sports and in politics and in television. And no controversy will erase the historic impact.” [Read More]
By Richard Perez-Pena-NewYork Times
Vibe, one of the nation’s leading popular music magazines, is closing immediately, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Word was broken early this afternoon by the Web site dailyfinance.com and spread to other music and media news sites. The spokeswoman, Tracy Nguyen, said the Vibe staff would be formally notified in a meeting at 2 p.m. She said she did not know how many people would be laid off as a result of the closure. [Read More]
By Sarah Stern –NewYork Press
Brooklyn Vegan is reporting that Studio B is set to close by the end of July. The Greenpoint club, located at 259 Banker St., has already switched management once this year, opening a rowdy rooftop area that has angered sleepy neighbors. News of the closing of the popular venue has sparked a venomous exchange online, as commenters search for someone to blame for the demise. [Read More]
Mixed by Takaya Nagase
01.Michael Jackson-Rock With You(Frankie’s Favorite Club Mix)
02.Michael Jackson-One More Chance
04.Michael Jackson-Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin”
05.Michael Jackson-Blame It On the Boogie
06.Jacksons-Hum Along and Dance
07.Jacksons-Show You The Way To Go
09.Jermaine Jackson with Michael-Tell Me I’m Not Dreamin’
10.Michael Jackson-I Can’t Help It (45″)
01. Visioneers – The World Is Yours
02. DJ Krush – On The Dub-ble
03. Eclipse Re:Bop
04. Pete Rock – Pete’s Jazz
05. RJD2 – Two more Dead
06. THE ROOTS – What they do
07. Mos Def, Q-Tip & Tash – BODY ROCK
08. COMMON – ressurection
09. Asheru – Truckrunners
09. Q-tip – Let’s Ride
10. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – I Get Physical
11. Comonn ft. Erykah Badu – The Light
12. Kingsbread ft. Steve Spacek – It’s Alright
13. Marley Marl – Hummin’
It’s not often that the NYTimes reviews a DJ set. Here’s today’s review of Dam-Funk at APT last night…
By John Caramanica – NYTimes
“In the classicist sense, there are things a D.J. does beyond playing records — namely, talk. Over a sprawling, exuberant two-and-a-half-hour D.J. set that kicked off well after midnight on Tuesday at APT, Dam-Funk understood the gig perfectly.” [Read More]
Dance Drink Eat & Love!
107 Rivington St. NYC
Free – come early!
RSVP is recommended.
Reservations can be made at 646 253 6636.
ÉTÉ D’AMOUR WILL TAKE PLACE EVERY SUNDAY AT THE RIVINGTON HOTEL PENTHOUSE FROM 1PM TO 1AM UNTIL SUNDAY SEPTEMBER THE 6TH.