history of rap

Who started rap? A brief summary on the history of rap and hip-hop

Rap music is undeniably one of the most popular genres in America today. It's birthed new subgenres, such as mumble rap, rapmetal and rapcore; it's infiltrated almost...
music for dogs and cats

What kind of music will help your dogs and cats relax?

Do you ever wonder if your animals at home enjoy the music that you listen to? Have you ever left music or the television on for your...

Is it house? Or is it trance? A beginner’s guide to electronic music genres

It can be immensely difficult to tell electronic music genres apart. Every day, it seems like there's some new, nonsensical genre that everyone is talking about. "Yeah dude, you...
rock genres

The encyclopedia of rock genres for beginners

Gather round because in today's lesson, I'll be diving into one of the best genres on the planet, rock. And for all the people out there who...
bands that changed their name

66 of your favorite bands that changed their name

If I told you that Mookie Blaylock, The Tea Set, and Pud are a few of my favorite bands of all time, I can assume you'll look...
make friends in a new city

4 tips on how to make friends in a new city

In your adult life, adventure awaits in uncertainty. That's what is so exciting about the potential of moving to a new city, there's new adventure that awaits!...
live music industry

A guide to understanding the many roles in the live music industry

Do you know who is responsible for the killer concerts you love? Have you ever wondered how exactly artists get booked for specific venues at specific times?...
wake up to music

5 reasons you should wake up to music every day

If you wake up to an alarm clock that buzzes, beeps, or worst, rings, we have nothing in common. I couldn't imagine starting the day to a...
going to concerts alone

Going to concerts alone will change your life forever

For some reason, I was always a part of the group that said going to concerts alone was weird. Like, "if you're not going to a concert...
toronto record labels

5 Toronto record labels you should know

Ah, The Six. Home of Drake, Crystal Castles, K-os, Broken Social Scene, and more. It's not just the homeland of huge, platinum-level artists though. Toronto is a...

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