Jada Pinkett Smith posts never-before-seen poem by Tupac for his 50th birthday

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Jada Pinkett Smith posts never-before-seen poem by Tupac for his 50th birthday

Jada Pinkett Smith has shared a never-before-seen poem written by Tupac in celebration of the late rapper’s 50th birthday. Tupac would have turned 50 yesterday (June 16), and Smith chose to share the poem, titled ‘Lost Soulz’, that he wrote while he was incarcerated via a video on Instagram. “As we prepare to celebrate his legacy,” Pinkett Smith wrote about her longtime friend in a caption on Instagram, “let’s remember him for […]

Lockdown delays Leeds nightlife

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Lockdown delays Leeds nightlife

The recent government announcement has dealt a blow to many nightclubs in Leeds as the easing of restrictions has been pushed back four weeks. This means many events set to take place on 21st June now face being pushed back to 19th July, a new ‘Freedom Day’ set out by Boris Johnson in recent changes to his lockdown roadmap. The initial plans laid out by the government hoped to “remove […]

11 ESSENTIAL NEW BOOKS ABOUT ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Electronic music

11 ESSENTIAL NEW BOOKS ABOUT ELECTRONIC MUSIC

From the histories of global scenes, sounds and labels, to explorations of music’s power to alter the fabric of society and forge communities, here are 11 books published in the last two years that will educate and entertain electronic music fans in equal measure. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DJMAG ARTICLE  

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A YEAR SINCE BLACK OUT TUESDAY, HAS EQUALITY IN MUSIC IMPROVED?

Amid the BLM protests of 2020 came a call to make the music industry accountable on race – but while new initiatives are helping, real change is still slow in the UK. It is a year since two Black female music executives, Jamila Thomas of Atlantic Records and Brianna Agyemang of Platoon, called for the music industry to shut down for the day in protest following the killing of George […]

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World

A DANCE MUSIC THEMED GOURMET BURGER JOINT HAS OPENED IN IBIZA

An electronic music themed gourmet burger restaurant has opened in Ibiza’s San Antonio. A selection of burgers including vegan and vegetarian options take the names of the world’s biggest DJs on the iBeefaBurger menu, which opened up for business last month. The menu is lined with comical takes on DJ names, including the Paris Stilton, Hot Mince 82, and Salomon on the ‘Main Room’ menu, with vegetarian option Avcocado Villalobos and some […]

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WHATS HAPPENING IN LEEDS

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Lockdown delays Leeds nightlife

The recent government announcement has dealt a blow to many nightclubs in Leeds as the easing of restrictions has been pushed back four weeks. This means many events set to take place on 21st June now face being pushed back to 19th July, a new ‘Freedom Day’ set out by Boris Johnson in recent changes to his lockdown roadmap. The initial plans laid out by the government hoped to “remove […]

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Tom Zanetti on LDC Radio: Leeds DJ joins dance music station for special guest slot

When LDC Radio hit the airwaves last June, it became the first Leeds-based FM radio station dedicated to dance and underground music to win a broadcasting licence since 1997. It was the culmination of several years of hard work behind the scenes, bringing together a line-up of DJs and presenters with a shared passion for all things dance – from house, techno and grime, to hip hop, UK garage and […]

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Football

Emma Jones: At no time have Leeds United settled for a result – we go to the end

It’s easy at times this season to forget we’re a newly promoted side in the Premier League when you hear pundits and other fans talk about us, writes LUTV presenter Emma Jones. It’s easy at times this season to forget we’re a newly promoted side in the Premier League when you hear pundits and other fans talk about us. The majority of this squad were part of the title winning […]

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Music

INSIDE THE FASCINATING WORLD OF REISSUE LABELS

With increasing appetites for old, ‘undiscovered’ music, reissue labels have seen a boom in recent years. Running a reissue label is a tender, laborious process, with extraordinary stories of finding lost artists and documenting a release’s context. But it’s also a process ripe for misappropriation, and with changing music markets, artists risk being treated unfairly. DJMAG explores the popularity of vinyls and reissue labels in the digital world and what […]

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