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Mya Makes the Most of Multiple Talents

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.01.07 Mya is a darling of the fashion set and paparazzi; she’s a mainstay on red carpets, fashion shows and celebrity-centric blogs. But before Mya became a social fixture, she was a singer known for a voice as sweet as her bubbly disposition, and it’s to her musical roots that Mya… Read more...


Christina Aguilera Gets ‘Back to Basics’

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.07 Given her all-conquering media presence, it’s hard to believe that Christina Aguilera’s current release, Back to Basics (RCA), is just her third English-language album of original material. Perhaps even more surprising is the fact that, after selling over 25 million albums worldwide with her brand of sultry dance-pop, the artist… Read more...


Polow Da Don

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.26.07 He might have one of the oddest names in the business, but Polow Da Don has quickly built a career that guarantees his moniker won’t be easily forgotten. Emerging as the next hot super-producer, Polow began racking up credits in 2004, working on tracks by Mya and Will Smith. In… Read more...


Pink Proves She’s No Stupid Girl

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.12.06 Over the course of her brief but brilliant career, Pink has consistently reconciled flirty sexuality and soul-searching introspection. Composing and performing songs that run the gamut from dance hits ("Get This Party Started") to pop-soul ballads ("Family Portrait," "Just Like A Pill"), the Grammy-winning diva has set the standard for… Read more...


Rockwilder

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.02.05 Producer Rockwilder earned his initial entrée into the music industry in the late 1990s by working with pal Redman. On discs like Muddy Waters and Busta Rhymes‘s When Disaster Strikes , Rockwilder showed a penchant for creating terrifically dark, slightly rock-influenced beats that perfectly… Read more...


Miri Ben-Ari

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.11.05 The bow meets the beat with the music of Miri Ben-Ari, the violinist on Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated The College Drop Out , and a co-writer of West’s two-time Grammy-nominated hit “Jesus Walks.” For her Universal release, The Hip-Hop Violinist , Ben-Ari enlisted a role call of notable… Read more...


‘O Brother’ Soundtrack Rules 44th Annual Grammy Awards

From News, posted 2.27.02 The soundtrack to the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? was the surprise winner at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, presented on February 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The multi-platinum album took home five Grammys including the coveted Album of The Year award, besting works by… Read more...


Wade Robson

From MusicWorld, posted 7.11.01 Choreographer, dancer, teacher, music producer, director, actor, songwriter and recording artist: Does the title "entertainer" have room for all these roles? It does for Wade Robson.   Robson began his career imitating Michael Jackson,… Read more...


At BMI, Black Music Month Is Celebrated All Year Long

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From News, posted 6.12.01 At BMI, Black Music Month Is Celebrated All Year Long By Rob Patterson From the dawning days of rhythm & blues through today's multifaceted urban music scene, BMI has been at the forefront of music from the African American tradition,… Read more...


Mya

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.31.00 Multi-talented and drop-dead gorgeous, Mya takes the concept of "old-school" to stratospheric extremes. Toeing the line between saucy femininity and no-nonsense assuredness, the sultry singer is a formally trained dancer who even incorporates tap dancing into her live performances. Mya is so old school, she's practically… Read more...


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