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FilmOn’s Preparing for its First Live Rap Battle!

Posted by monique On August - 27 - 2014 0 Comment
FilmOn's Preparing for its First Live Rap Battle

Alki David’s FilmOn is preparing for its first rap live rap battle! The battle will be part of FilmOn’s new channel created by David and rapper Lush One, which you can read more about here. Two rappers, Cassidy and Dizaster, will go head to head to see who’ll come out on top. Before the battle takes place, everyone will see what Cassidy and Dizaster are working with during a live press conference. The press conference will take place Thursday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. PST. The announcement is below the post. Of course, you’ll be able to see the conference on FilmOn, so if you’re not using the service already,  [ Read More ]

FilmOn Celebrates Hip-Hop Culture with WHO?MAG Channels

Posted by monique On August - 20 - 2014 0 Comment
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You might have read ShockYa’s article about the latest live interactive channel coming to FilmOn, a battle rap channel created by FilmOn’s Alki David and rapper Lush One. The channel will feature many big names in the battle rap genre as well as celebrity guests like Drake and the Wu-Tang Clan. Until that channel gets up and running, you can watch other coverage of the urban music scene with WHO?MAG TV and WHO?MAG Video Vision. We’ve already covered this channel on ShockYa, but with FilmOn’s increased interest in rap and hip-hop, it’s pertinent to highlight these two channels. Both channels promise its viewers tons of coverage of the hip-hop and  [ Read More ]

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FilmOn is delving into the battle rap game with street rapper Lush One’s Fresh Coast Media Group. FilmOn is promising to do for battle rap what the UFC did for MMA with a new partnership between Filmon Networks and Fresh Coast Media Group. The channel promises to be “raw, visceral and dedicated to building a massive audience for what has been an incredibly creative, but in recent years underground, part of the hip hop scene.” Street rapper Lush One has partnered with FilmOn’s Alki David to produce pay-per-view events, content, and high stakes challenges around battle rapping adn will use FilmOn’s Battlecam platform to give the fans a place to  [ Read More ]

Hero For Today Releasing New EP and Lead Title Track All You Wanted

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
Hero For Today Releasing New EP and Lead Title Track All You Wanted

Hero For Today, a new Pop/Rock Punk band from Orange County, California, have released their video for the lead title track from their new EP, ‘All You Wanted.’ The group features Rocko Beall, Sam Herbst, Eric Burgoon and John Tessin. The teens have written and recorded songs for the EP that feature catchy and inspirational lyrics and music that listens can relate to, particularly with its powerful and complex guitar harmonies and solos. Both of Hero For Today’s EPs, including ‘All You Wanted’ and last year’s self-titled album, have been produced by Bobby Alt, the leader of the drum-percussion group, Street Drum Corps. The records have been engineered by renowned  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS

Watch New Star TV for Free on FilmOn

Posted by monique On August - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
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New Star TV is available for free viewing at FilmOn. New Star TV is one of the many music channels FilmOn has to offer its music fans. If you’re interested in learning about new, undiscovered talent, this channel is the one you need to check out. The network is, as its description states, “dedicated to independent artists and undiscovered talent. Our goal is to find the best new talent and provide a platform to showcase their skills to the world.” Indie fans can check out New Star TV right here below this post or at its page on FilmOn. FilmOn’s music channels range the gamut from rock, hip-hop, rap, pop,  [ Read More ]

R&B Soul Singer Chris Batson Shows His Talents with New Single I Know

Up-and-coming R&B-soul singer Chris Batson is proving his musical talents with the release of his debut single, ‘I Know.’ The song is the first release from his debut album, ‘P.S. Love Never Dies.’ The 20-year-old singer, who’s based in Los Angeles, has drawn from his friendships, romantic relationships and inner conflicts to create a diverse sound. Batson incorporates his volatile life experiences, emotions and thoughts into his songs to craft melodic hooks and impactful verses. In addition to his thought provoking lyrics, the musician has also crafted masterful instrumentals to create an ever-evolving sound. For more information on Batson, visit his official website, as well as his Twitter, Facebook and  [ Read More ]

Country Singer Brad Paisley Goes All In For Planes: Fire & Rescue

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
Country Singer Brad Paisley Goes All In For Planes: Fire & Rescue

Brad Paisley has recorded two new songs for the upcoming Disney comedy, ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue,’ including ‘All In’ and ‘Runway Romance.’ The country singer signed on to write and perform ‘All In’ after hearing film’s firefighting themes. Besides singing the two songs, Paisley also lent his voice in a cameo appearance as a pickup truck in Honkers Sports Bar. The original motion picture soundtrack for the sequel to last year’s ‘Planes’ is set to be released from Walt Disney Records on July 17. The soundtrack will feature score by Grammy-winning composer Mark Mancina. The new installment will be released in theaters in 3D the following day by Walt Disney  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS
Slipknot's Chris Fehn Announces Limited-Edition Drum Art Collection

Musician Chris Fehn has made a number for himself for more than two decades as the drummer of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot. Now the drummer, who’s known to the music world as number 3, is showing his fans the world behind the infamous masks he and his bandmates are known for donning during their live shows. Fehn is offering his fans a glimpse behind his mask by collaborating with Los Angeles creativity house SceneFour on ‘Through The Darkness,’ a limited-edition collection of unique visual fine art pieces. With the collection, the rhythmic artwork has been fused with found imagery that’s intended to reveal itself with each viewing over  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS, VIDEO
Tiny Danza Is Killin' It With Launch Of Their New Single's Video

Canadian rock band Tiny Danza is once again garnering attention with the release of the video for their new song, ‘Killin’ It.’ The song will be featured on their upcoming EP, which is set to be released this summer. Tiny Danza first gained fame when they won first prize at the acclaimed International Indie Week competition. While there, they signed their third record deal in eight years. They followed that by taking two solitary years to master their craft, before recording new material in Los Angeles. While there, they worked with Jimmy Harry, a Golden Globe winning songwriter-producer and instrumentalist who has also collaborated with Pink, Kylie Minogue and Weezer.  [ Read More ]

Rob Zombie Launches The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 10 - 2014 0 Comment
Rob Zombie Launches The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge

Rob Zombie has teamed with ZUUS Media and CraveOnline for a horror filmmaking contest, The Zombie Horror Picture Show Challenge. Fans of the filmmaker and musician are invited to create a three-minute short horror film for the chance to have their submission premiere across ZUUS, CraveOnline and Zombie’s official website. The contest was launched to celebrate the release of Zombie’s first concert film, ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show,’ by Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe. The movie debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Music DVD chart when it was released on May 19, and remained in the chart’s top spot during its second week. ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show,’ which is available on Blu-ray,  [ Read More ]

Kristen Stewart Makes Directorial Debut with Sage + The Saints Video

Actress Kristen Stewart made her directorial debut with the music video ‘Take Me To The South’ by the country band, Sage + The Saints. The video features lead singer Sage Galesi, who’s friends with the ‘Camp X-Ray’ star. The ‘Take Me To The South’ video was shot in Nashville and Los Angeles. It was funded by clothing retailer Buffalo David Bitton, as part of Buffalo’s Blank Check Series. Of helming her first project and working with Galesi and his band, the former ‘Twilight Saga’ actress said: “Working with Sage + The Saints for my directorial debut was a fantastic and rewarding experience. I’m extremely proud of what I and my  [ Read More ]

Powerman 5000 Returns with Hard Rock Album Builders Of The Future

Hard rock band Powerman 5000 is celebrating its return to the music scene with its new sci-fi anthem album, ‘Builders of the Future.’ The record, which will be released on May 27 from T-Boy Records/UMe, is the band’s first collection of all new material in nearly five years. The album can now be pre-ordered on Amazon, iTunes and PledgeMusic. The platinum-selling act was founded by band leader Spider One, the younger brother of Rob Zombie, who launched the group with a 4-track and a drum machine. Since its inception, the band has garnered a devoted group of supporters with such electro-tinged songs as ‘When Worlds Collide’ and ‘Nobody’s Real.’ ‘Builders  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS
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Fans of Michael Jackson have been mourning his death ever since the news broke in 2009. With death, it was natural to assume that fans of Jackson’s would never hear any more music from him again. But, we’re in the age where death doesn’t really matter when it comes to a famous person, so lo and behold, we’ve got ourselves a new Michael Jackson album! The production, called “Xscape,” features unreleased tracks made by Jackson during his “Invincible” days, according to DirectLyrics.com (via Soul Train). The cover art had been released a few weeks ago, but what people have really been waiting on, the first released track from the album,  [ Read More ]

Categories: DAILY SHOCK, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS

Soaked in Bleach Trailer Uncovers Kurt Cobain Death Conspiracies

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 9 - 2014 0 Comment
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A new teaser trailer for the upcoming docudrama, ‘Soaked in Bleach,’ which offers a definitive examination of the death of beloved Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has been released from is production companies, A Suburban Hitchhiker and Daredevil Films. The film is set to be released in remembrance of the 20-year anniversary of the singer’s death, after his body was found on April 8, 1994 in his Seattle home. The following synopsis has been released for the film: ‘Soaked in Bleach’ reveals the events behind Kurt Cobain’s death as seen through the eyes of Tom Grant, the private investigator that was hired by Courtney Love in 1994 to track down her  [ Read More ]

O-Town Latest Boy Band to be Reuniting

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 30 - 2014 0 Comment
O-Town Latest Boy Band to be Reuniting

The influential boy bands who once ruled the music charts in the late 1990s and early 2000s, from New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and ‘N SYNC, have been surging in popularity again recently as they have been releasing new albums and performing together. The latest pop group that largely appealed to teen girls of the Millennial Generation to reportedly be getting back together is the platinum-selling band, O-Town. The musicians are set to make a special announcement about their plans through their official website tomorrow at noon PST. The group posted a countdown on the homepage of their website, reminding fans to return for the announcement  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS

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