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Holland Road – “Heart on My Sleeve”

Lately, I have been getting a lot of good music that transports me to a better place. A place away from this world of despair, darkness, greed, and war. Holland Road is one of those bands. The band has just released their first single, “Heart on My Sleeve”. This song takes me back to the punk-rock days […]

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#TheSpark: Hot Music For The Week of 04/10 – 04/16

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Spark! This is where we invite all of you normal people to come inside of the AltWire circus tent and see what music has captured our ears for the week! Here are some of the hard-working & unique artists that we’ve found ourselves listening to this week. Please enjoy and be […]

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Lou Anthony – “Do What I Want”

Lou Anthony starts off Do What I Want by warning the audience that he doesn’t bother anyone, he just stays to himself: “I don’t fuck with n—–, I just stay to myself/ Trying to play me you goin’ end up playing yourself/ Lost friends while I’m following my way to the wealth I don’t need you I can […]

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Even with little sales, Kanye is close to being #1

How is this possible, Kanye? Up until last week, the only place to download Kanye’s lastest offering, The Life of Pablo, was his own website. Alternatively, you could have streamed the album on Tidal. Kanye is always at the center of controversy. It seems like that strategy is beginning to pay off well! Based on streaming activity, the latest projections place The […]

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D. Ridley uses the Force to spit some BARS!

Apparently, Daisy Ridley now has another accolade to add to her resume. The bombshell actress is now a rapper. On the Target edition of The Force Awakens, John Boyega jokes in a bonus feature, “I have an eye for talent. I just said ‘You know what, I can make you a big star.’” Then Boyega […]

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Skrillex + Rick Ross = Suicide Squad?

Skrillex dropped an atomic bomb on us over the weekend. The dubstep-remix king dropped an unreleased record featuring Rick Ross while performing at Atlantic City’s new WAV Nightclub. There is speculation from fans that the collaboration maybe feature on the upcoming film,”Suicide Squad”. Ross drops a couple of references to Suicide Squad and also raps about the Joker’s purple Lamborghini, which he drives […]

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Taylor Swift Dominates iHeartRadio Music Awards

DJ Calvin Harris is floating on Cloud 9 right now. He can tell the world how it feels to have Taylor Swift, who dominated the iHeartRadio music awards, acknowledge him as officially hers. She made the acknowledgement while accepting the “Best Tour” award. “For the first time I had the most amazing person to come […]

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ODESZA Teases New Album

If you are fan of dance music, then ODESZA is definitely somewhere in your playlist. Ever since they released their last album,“In Return” last September, fans of the duo have been craving for more. The unique style of ODESZA has created a huge demand for the group at music festivals. Their fans can’t seem to […]

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Royce 5’9″ Trusts the Shooter

Royce 5’9″ (He will always be Royce da 5″9 to me!) is taking a short break from the supergroup Prhyme, which consists of himself and DJ Premier. The Detroit emcee, who famously said that fellow Slaughterhouse emcee Eminem couldn’t be beaten in a battle, is releasing a new solo mixtape, Tabernacle: Trust the Shooter. This […]