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Brooklyn, United StatesRicky Blaze Has Got The Gift
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Ricky Blaze Has Got The Gift

August 7, 2012
Young producer and solo artist Ricky Blaze is turning 24 on the day he picks up the phone for MTV Iggy, and he's got plenty to celebrate. The Brooklynite's latest release of dancehall infused dance pop, titled Crash the Party, is out on A-Trak's Fool's...
Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaMalaysia’s Free Deserters Work It On Out
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Malaysia's Free Deserters Work It On Out

August 7, 2012
Name: Free Deserters Where They’re From: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Genre: Psych Rock Most Similar: Brian Jonestown Massacre, Spacemen 3, Tribes When They Started: 2006 Sounds Like: a '60s-themed beach party in the '90s Malaysian psych...
Top Ten Craziest K-Pop Music Videos
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Top Ten Craziest K-Pop Music Videos

K-pop MVs are created to be hip, cool and super relevant. They also have a habit of competing so closely with one another, that they all become one big blur. How many 'dancing in a box' music videos are there now, anyway? How many overplayed dramatic...
Copenhagen, DenmarkTen Years Later, The Raveonettes Rave On
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Ten Years Later, The Raveonettes Rave On

It takes a lot of ambition to form a band, let alone stay in one for ten years. Yet Danish noise rockers Raveonettes -- now the US-dwelling duo Sharin Foo (in LA) and Sune Rose Wagner (in New York) -- have made it, surviving five albums, a signing and...
Johannesburg, South AfricaJo’Burg’s Got a New Wordsmith, Kwesta
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Jo’Burg’s Got a New Wordsmith, Kwesta

Name: Kwesta Where He’s From: Johannesburg, SA Genre: Hip-hop Most Similar: P-Diddy, Rick Ross When He Started: 2003 Sounds Like: Party and Bullsh*t Kwesta is newbie MC from Johannesburg with tight party rhymes you'd mistake for New...
Miami, United StatesMishal Moore is Not a Hipster
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Mishal Moore is Not a Hipster

Name: Mishal Moore Where She’s From: New York City via Miami, Florida Genre: Indie Soul Most Similar: Janelle Monae When She Started: 2002 Sounds Like: The future, if we’re lucky Favorite Lyric: “Aaahhh ooooo” (like a wolf) We...
Chicago, United StatesPlease Explain: What is Footwork?
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Please Explain: What is Footwork?

Many people outside of Chicago discover the footwork scene through videos of dance battles on YouTube, some of them posted by the infamous promoter Wala Cam. These videos, shot in yards, auditoriums, and clubs, can be breathtaking even when the handheld...