Monday, April 13, 2009

Flyy Music of the Week: Kissey Asplund

Classified: Soul / Electro / Funk

Swedish singer Kissey Asplund is a musical collage of Neo Soul, Abstract Broken Beat, Jazz and Deep House … All of which makes up the Kissey style.


If you need something new and distinctively different to bump in you iPods or car this week… Add Kissey to the playlist! And she's coming to town THIS WEEK! I gotta check out the show...

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Upcoming Show: 4.17.09 The Clearing @ Citizen Space, SF

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Kanye Helping Pay For Esthero Album

The name Esthero, pronounced [ɛsˈtɛroʊ] es-TAIR-oh…


Esthero's sound characteristically features her voice over a mix of mellow bass lines, jazzy trumpets, Spanish guitar and hip-hop. She is sometimes compared to artists Björk, Portishead and Sade. Later artists who count Esthero among their influences include Res, Fergie and fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado.

After riding high and rolling in royalties by co-writing the hit "Love Lockdown" and "RoboCop" for Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak and the title track of Brandy's Human last year, Esthero is working on a new record of her own. Read Full Article

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Monday, April 6, 2009

Keisha Chante: Set To Play Aaliyah In An Upcoming Biopic


It has been reported that Warner Brother Films will be creating the motion picture of the late singer and actress Aaliyah who died in a plane crash in 2001. Aaliyah sold more than 32 million albums worldwide before her career was cut short. The film will be a biopic of the singers life. Bill Condon, director of “DreamGirls” will be directing the film.

A source for the film reveals that they “will be going very deep into Aaliyah’s life” and will allow fans to see the “most intimate side of Aaliyah’s legacy.” Sources say the script for the film ‘holds no bars’ and will go as far as touching on the subject of Aaliyah’s highly debated and publicized marriage and annulment to producer R.Kelly. --- (Read Full Article)