I never would have thought that 10 years down the road my adrenaline filled body would be standing front and center at New York City’s majestic Highline Ballroom watching a mature Jakob Dylan perform “6th Avenue Heartache” before a sea of lively fans.
The eleven captivating songs on Shontelligence were recorded over a two year period. Co-written with producers Sturken and Rogers, the album presents an array of songs which display Shontelle’s depth and versatility; like the motivational anthem, “Battle Cry,” also featured on a compilation album inspired by President-Elect Barack Obama’s campaign called Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement, and “Life Is Not An Easy Road,” a reggae-influenced track that encourages strength in the face of adversity.
“I think the band is without a fucking doubt a million times the best it’s ever been. As long as people get off on coming to the concerts, I’ll forgive them for not buying the records.” Liam’s cheeky arrogance may seem disproportionate to the band’s success stateside, but to the 500 thousand people who immediately bought tickets for their concerts the day they went on sale, Oasis is still the dog’s bollocks.
Over two decades have passed since Rock and Rap music first collided when a young Run DMC covered Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way” off their 1975 album, Toys In The Attic. At the time, Rock music was flourishing; whereas, Rap music was still trying to make a name for itself in the music industry. The two [...]
“The heat wave is following us, ” Jakob Dylan told an enthusiastic crowd at New York City’s Blender Theatre.
Although this was the second consecutive night that Jakob and his traveling band, The Gold Mountain Rebels, performed in sweltering conditions it was his New York debut as Jakob Dylan, the solo artist. Backed by [...]