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COCO BEAN – TOP15 FINALIST FOR Hollywood Bowl CONCERT OPENER

COCO BEAN for Hollywood Bowl Concert:

COCO BEAN, the intrepid alter ego of award-winning artist, Phil Elam, is in the Top-15 contenders, who are running for the esteemed opportunity, to be the concert opener at the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. This contest is being presented by Audacy who was formerly known as Radio.com.

COCO BEAN would be joining an exciting cast list of other household names such as; Billie Ellish, Lizzo and Taylor Swift, just to name a few.

We spoke with Phil Elam, aka Coco Bean, about this opportunity. He told us: “To win the honour to open at such a historic venue would be incredible,” said Coco Bean. “But what drew me to this contest was Audacy working in conjunction with The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. There are so many people in our society who are working daily, to raise awareness and knowledge to bring suicide prevention policies in place, that will save lives. If there is an opportunity to get involved on some level that will help make a difference and possibly save someone, sign me up.”

Along with being an acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, actor and filmmaker, Phil Elam is also a formidable charity worker. He believes we all have a responsibility to our community and that we must help each other to improve our society as a whole.

Coco Beans musical triumphs:

COCO BEAN exploded onto the scene with his debut single, “My Name Is Coco Bean” in March of this year. This track hit the Top-10 on numerous Spotify Playlists with artists such as; Drake, Glass Animals, Justin Bieber, Billie Ellish, Dua Lipa and others.

His follow up single and latest release, “Pimp Stick”, debuted at #1 on no less than 12 Spotify playlists with other artists such as; The Weeknd, Doja Cat, 21 Pilots and more.

Elam (aka Coco Bean) is no stranger to the concert stage and has opened for national acts like Nelly and Village People….. yes the iconic Village People! He promises to deliver a thrilling and highly entertaining show that will leave the audience breathless and begging for more.

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A new legal action filed against Diplo

A new legal action filed against Diplo

A new legal action filed against Diplo declares that he intimidated a woman into carrying out oral sex on him and also recorded the encounter without her permission, according to lawful records acquired by TMZ. In the legal action, the female declares that she and her friends attended Diplo’s afterparty at The Wynn following one of his Las Vegas shows in 2019. At the afterparty, Diplo is said to have offered alcohol as well as cannabis to the already intoxicated group, and later on asked the plaintiff to accompany him in his personal area at the hotel, at which point Diplo’s safety and security started to eliminate people from the celebration. This included one of the lady’s male close friends, who was apparently punched in the face since he declined to leave without her.

In the files, the lady mentions that Diplo barred her from leaving the private space until she carried out foreplay on him. The manufacturer, real name Thomas Wesley, also filmed the act without her approval, the legal action affirms. The woman has submitted the legal action to seek problems, TMZ reported.

” This complaint is completely shocking, wildly false as well as yet also totally predictable, considered that it simply duplicates the specific same insurance claim already made by the plaintiff’s good friend Shelly Auguste, a person that has actually been pestering Mr. Pentz as well as his family members for more than a year and also currently has repeatedly broken the limiting order released against her.

We have irrefutable evidence that this is a completely meritless claim and also we will certainly be supplying it to a court as promptly as we perhaps can to put an end to this shakedown by Ms. Auguste and her associates finally.”

Freedman is significant for representing Diplo in a 2020 sex-related battery legal action submitted by Shelly Auguste, who charged the DJ of harassing her with vengeance pornography derived from among their sex-related experiences, said to be recorded without Auguste’s expertise or authorization. At the time, Freedman insisted that Auguste’s insurance claim belonged of an “ongoing campaign of harassment” targeting Diplo. Both Diplo and also Auguste applied for restraining orders against each other.

The new accusations have since led The Baltimore Orioles to terminate Diplo’s July 24 postgame performance at Camden Yards.

This is a developing story.

New Travis Scott Weed Company

New Travis Scott Weed Company

According to GreenEntrepreneur, Connected Marijuana is a California-based company that was developed in 2009. In 2017, the firm obtained clinical marijuana business Alien Labs, and also previously this year, accumulated almost $30 million in funding to establish different growing techniques with cannabis, which additionally attributed to the business broadening its outreach within the cannabis neighborhood.

On the other hand, Travis signs up with a plethora of rap artists that have studied the cannabis sector. Most especially, Jay-Z as well as his premium cannabis line called Monogrammed. Last December, the costs marijuana brand partnered with the California-based business Caliva to produce various smoking products, including a $50 hand-rolled joint called the “OG Handroll.”

Various other musicians in the weed business include Drake, Lil Child, Wiz Khalifa, and also Cypress Hillside’s B-Real.

When it comes to Travis, he can add weed to his portfolio of brand-name partnerships. Within the last year, the Cactus Jack Records leader has formerly joined McDonald’s, PlayStation, Nike, General Mills as well as much more. In 2020, throughout the pandemic, he supposedly made $100 million via his different collaborations.

New York returns to the dance floor with a major reopening!

New York returns to the dance floor with a major reopening!

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On the 1st of July, New Yorkers returned to the dance floor–in fine fashion!

After close to two years of COVID-19-induced rules, the Brooklyn Mirage was breaking new ground with a spectacular show. 

After all this time, music fans were not deterred by the rain and bad weather in New York.

The venue staff was ready, this long time of inactivity did not slow down their professionalism. 

Poncho’s handed out to fans

They were passing out ponchos to ticket holders to make the return to live programming during pouring rain as good as possible.

The staff smoothly guided attendees from security to ticket check (no COVID-19 vaccine card nor negative test result required) to wristband top-off. Tap.

The music and curating of Meduza, Lee Foss, and SIDEPIECE filled the 6,000-person space, hitting attendees with the experience and mastery of production of a venue that’s proven as one of New York’s choice sites for live music.. 

Not Today – Makin Bakin / Euphoric Disco Vibes Inspire & Delight

Meet Makin Bakin:

Berlin-based producer and DJ, Makin Bakin, has returned with another show-stopping disco-house track, “Not Today”.

Makin Bakin is the solo project of Wolfram von Dobschütz, a highly experienced and talented DJ who entered the world of disco-house in 2020, under his disco alter-ego, “Makin Bakin”.

Wolfram told us: “I always liked the funky soul and disco music of the 70s, from Motown and Northern Soul to Saturday Night Fever. I also love contemporary club music (especially house). So, it was obviously a good idea to combine everything into one.”

In January 2021, Makin Bakin launched his weekly DJ show, Disco Duesdays. This broadcast is to inspire the online dance community to come together and celebrate with groovy beats and exhilarating sounds.

His newest track “Not Today” is an inspirational song helping people stay positive in these difficult times. This can be a challenge for some people, especially during pandemic times, when there is a large amount of anger and negativity. The simple message here is to stay happy and don’t let others bring you down.

Not Today:

“Not Today” is a disco-infused high-energy house track that we absolutely love! This uplifting, feel-good song will have your feet tapping and body grooving with its irresistible upbeat rhythm and anthemic lyrics.

A powerful and impressive vocal performance captivates listeners and you won’t be able to resist singing along with the inspirational sassy chorus, “Not today, you can’t take my joy today, no not today. Not today, I found my inner peace to say, no, not today”.

Multiple layers of varying electronic beats and sound effects produce a spectacular soundscape. These feel-good sonic waves produce a major body-mind buzz that lifts listeners into a high state of euphoria.

“Not Today” has some serious attitude to it and it’s the perfect way to cast off any pessimistic energy and claim, not today! Today, you can refuse to let other people’s negativity bring you down.

Turn this track up, ignite your soul and dance away the blues with this irresistible disco-house track. If you enjoy music from artists such as Purple Disco Machine and The Shapeshifters, then Makin Bakin will fit perfectly on your disco-house playlist.

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Shout-Out for “No More Parties (Z-Mix)” by Z1ON

Shout-out for the Z-Mix of Coi Leray’s “No More Parties” by up and coming hip-hop artist Z1ON. His captivating vocals entice and engage listeners. This is an artist to watch out for.

If you enjoy music from artists such as Drake and The Weekend then Z1ON will fit perfcetly on your playlist.

Listen to his remix right here…

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Regina Spektor On Stage

Regina Spektor On Stage

Regina Spektor is a name synonymous with all the melting pot of songs which climbed from New York in the early 2000s. This Russian-Jewish-American, punk-rocked, classically-popped songwriting prodigy gets the Bronx Walk of Fame signal to prove it.

The audio phenom also had her very own”Regina Spektor Day,” proclaimed by Mayor Bill de Blasio at 2019. There she soaked up a comprehensive musical, literary and road instruction in the borough, insightfully and humorously dishing on town figures using a Fran Leibowitz-level humor.This nine-song place — listed on Nov. 18, 2007 — is a fascinating photo of this songwriter holding for all it is worth throughout her rocket-ship year. Spektor, whose tunes have been featured in lots of hit movies and TV shows, had been spending 2007 blowing MySpace.

Signed to Sire and Warner Brothers, Spektor had ascended from sharing her tunes in tucked-away Lower East Side clubs into primary phases at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Virgin Festival, and Austin City Limits Music Festival before that summer. Although still enduring the effects of a disease that forced her to postpone two headlining gigs before this scheduled look on Mountain Stage, Spektor was in brilliant shape. She started with a cappella version of”Ain’t No Cover,” to thunderous applause, then invisibly and richly shared her sidewalk-and-café-gathered treasures out of her 2006 breakout record, Begin to Hope, in addition to a gorgeous representation of John Lennon’s”Real Love.”

From the hit,”Fidelity,” into the prophetic”Ghost of Corporate Failure” (from her 2003 album, Soviet Kitsch) and jewels such as”On The Radio,””Man of 1,000 Faces,””Summer in the City” and”Better,” Spektor’s songs flash by including Chekov short stories, cracking open a window to the inner thoughts of her quirky characters and in the beautiful mind of a young artist out to prove that”people are just people like you.”

Kehlani Confirms She Identifies as Lesbian on TikTok

Kehlani Confirms She Identifies as Lesbian on TikTok

For many years, Kehlani has become a pillar for queer representation in songs. Now, the R&B celebrity is sharing even more of herself with the world.In a now-deleted TikTok clip, Kehlani disclosed to her followers that she’s ready to publicly identify as a lesbian, instead of just queer, the expression she is openly identified with since 2018. “I finally know I’m a lesbian,” she explained. “I am gay, gay, gay.”

The singer subsequently went on to state she’s started having psychological”heart-to-hearts” together with her family to let them know about her identity — and that she has mostly been fulfilled with unsurprised answers. “I am like,’ Men, I finally understand that I am homosexual. Like, I am homosexual homosexual’ And they are like,’ We understand. Duh, dumb, duh,’” she explained. Like, I would like you to drop on the ground and be like, ‘Congratulations we’d no idea’”She lasted, joking about the way nobody has responded with anything but anticipation. “Everybody’s like,’ Duh. You are the only person who did not f–ing understand. The f–ing cupboard has been glass’” she explained. “So I figure that I simply needed all to understand that everybody knew but me”

INSOMNIAC MOVES FORWARD WITH EDC LAS VEGAS IN MAY 2021

INSOMNIAC MOVES FORWARD WITH EDC LAS VEGAS IN MAY 2021

After needing to cancel Electric Daisy Carnival’s flagship vegas occasion in 2020, Nevada state officials have declared Insomniac’s plan to proceed with EDC Las Vegas’s May 21 — 23, 2021 dates, verifying The Festive Owl’s report from earlier in the afternoon.

Strong Safety Plan Announced

The announcement comes soon after Insomniac creator Pasquale Rotella shared an official upgrade for his Instagram saying that Insomniac had filed a strong safety plan to the state of Nevada. If its strategy was authorized, Insomniac would proceed forward together with all the sold-out three-day event in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Rotella said. Now, it is verified that EDC will realize its highly expected 25th anniversary in May as originally intended.

Line-up coming soon.

Pasquale Rotella closed by saying that both the lineup and information surrounding EDC’s security protocols will be declared shortly. Ticket holders have the ability to move their 2021 tickets to 2022.