Category: Music

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Iconic Concert: Richie Havens 1974

Born in Brooklyn on January 21, 1941, Richie Havens began his musical career as a singer in various doo-wop groups with his friends and with the McCrea Gospel Singers, but it was the singer-songwriters of Greenwich Village that he was truly attracted to. Wanting to share the music he heard…

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A Map of NWA’s Rise and Aftermath [Infographic]

With the announcement of the 2016 Oscar nominations today also came the announcement that NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay. The film follows the meteoric rise of NWA, a hip-hop group consisting of Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, MC Ren and DJ Yella. Although they disbanded…

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Iconic Concert: Oasis Unplugged

In 1994, Oasis ushered in the second British Invasion and the era of Britpop with the hit “Live Forever” off of Definitely Maybe. The next year, the band cemented their status as one of the biggest bands in the 90s with (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?. With hit singles such…

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