Tag: Performance

Raz Simone ‘Natural Resources’

SXSW newcomer Raz Simone won raves at the festival, and shared his message via his music video “Natural Resources”

Big Daddy Kane on his new approach and the ‘old school’ stigma

Big Daddy Kane is one of the most revered artists in hip-hop, but, in a recent interview with RO, Kane explained why he feels that change is necessary and why he switched up his approach on his latest project, The Las Supper, a joint venture with the live band Get Lifted. Despite the classic hip-hop ethos of “two-turntables and a microphone,” Kane says performing and recording with a live band has completely freed him creatively.

Lauryn Hill pays homage to the Fugees during her NYC show

Lauryn Hill re-emerged this week at the Bowery Ballroom on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-rapper made it clear that, despite all that she’s been through, she’s still one of the most captivating performers of her generation.

Eminem, Odd Future rock 1st YouTube Music Awards

YouTube launched it’s very own awards show this weekend, and the show was as unconventional and off-kilter as much of the material found on the popular online media platform itself. Hosted by Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts, the show was both awkward and intriguing, with both hosts operating with no script and strange performances throughout. Spike Jonze sprearheaded the event and the visionary director also participated in some of the night’s performance productions.

Da Dollhouse burlesque combines sex, performance and fantasy

Da Dollhouse NYC brought sex, style and drama to the Highline Ballroom during its “BurleXXX” show. Hosted by Global Grind’s Blogzilla and featuring alluring performers; the show was erotic and entertaining, and the ladies and gents got to pull out all of the creative stops. Burlesque with an edge.

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