Category: Music

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BBC Sound of 2017

It’s that time of year again..the BBC Sound of 2017 is upon us! Every year, the BBC release a list of 15 unknown artists that they predict will make big moves in the music industry in the upcoming year, eventually selecting an over all winner. Previous winners include Adele, Sam Smith and Ellie Goulding, so…

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Prince’s Estate Sues Roc Nation

Just the other day week we were reporting that Tidal owner, Jay Z, had allegedly been in negotiations with Prince’s estate to buy Prince’s unreleased catalogue, and now, Prince’s estate is suing Jay Z’s management firm, Roc Nation over Tidal’s right to stream Prince’s music! According to The Star Tribune, the estate claims that Tidal…

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Artist Of The Month: ANISA

Instagram: @officialanisa Twitter: @officalanisa Facebook: officialanisa YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/officialanisa Website: www.officialanisa.com We are really excited to introduce the CTDS Artist of the Month segment. The segment aims to showcase new and upcoming talent who we think will go far in the music industry.  Every month, we will feature a new artist on the site and give you some…

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Tracks We Are Digging ATM: Afrobeats

It’s been a busy time in music industry with tracks being released almost daily. For music lovers such as us, we have been getting our entire lives! Here are our favourite AfroBeats tracks of the moment. Rora Se: MoeLogo ft. Adekunle Gold For Sure: BOJ feat Simi Lost In The World: Maleek Berry Juu: Vanessa Mdee x Jux Gbagbe…

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Jay Z Makes Bid To Acquire Prince’s Unreleased Music

Looks like Jay Z is moving more and more away from music, and focusing on his many lucrative business ventures. According to TMZ, the rapper and businessman has shown interest in buying the unreleased catalogue of late musician, Prince. Jay is apparently so serious about it that the flew Tyka, Prince’s sister, and her husband…

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Drake Announces New Project

Just as we were recovering a summer sixteen filled with major tunes from Drake, the Canadian rapper surprised his fans yesterday, revealing that he will be releasing a new project in December called More Life.  Breaking away from the regular mixtape/album formula, the project is said to be a playlist. Talking about the upcoming release, Drake said that…

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Albums We Are Looking Forward To In Q4

Q4, perhaps the busiest quarter in the music business is upon us! There are going to be some dope releases in the months leading up to Christmas, which should quench our music thirst for the rest of the year. And so, we thought we would share some of the releases that we are looking forward…

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Album Review: A Seat At The Table – Solange

After 4 years of keeping us all at the edge of our seats waiting for her next record, Solange Knowles has put us all out of misery and released her new album, A Seat At The Table. Here’s our take on the album:  We have one word to describe Solange’s album…vibes! Solange has managed to…

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Our Favourite Moments From The Voice Blind Auditions

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Voice is back! The Voice is arguably one of the best singing competitions (in our opinion) on TV at the moment and we are so impressed by the calibre of singers that audition every season. As the blind auditions draw to an end, we thought it only right to share some of…

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Album Review: Hard II Love – Usher

It’s been a week since Usher released his eighth studio album, Hard II Love. We’ve been listening to it all week in order to give you guys a sound review. Here’s our verdict: As a body of work, the album demonstrates Usher’s maturity and growth as an artist. It is void of gimmicks and the…

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