Jem Aswad

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Jem Aswad is the former editor of Billboard.biz. He has also held senior editorial posts at Spin, MTV News, Time Out New York, ASCAP and CMJ, and has written for New York magazine, Entertainment Weekly, the Village Voice, Esquire, and other publications.

Justin Timberlake '20/20' Experience

Justin Timberlake's Long Road to 'The 20/20 Experience': Timeline

They say hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to Justin Timberlake's comeback, they're not taking any chances. Next week's release of Timberlake's beyond-highly-anticipated new album 'The 20/20 Experience' is riding on one of the most effective global marketing/promotion campaigns in pop-culture history.
Justin Timberlake's Promotional Run-Up to 'The 20/20 Experience': A Timeline

Justin Timberlake's Promotional Run-Up to 'The 20/20 Experience': A Timeline

They say hindsight is 20/20, but when it comes to Justin Timberlake's comeback, they're not taking any chances. Next week's release of Timberlake's beyond-highly-anticipated new album 'The 20/20 Experience' is riding on one of the most effective global marketing/promotion campaigns in pop-culture history.
Backbeat: Professor ?uestlove Teaches Michael Jackson’s ‘Off the Wall’ at NYU ‘Classic Albums’ Class

Backbeat: Professor ?uestlove Teaches Michael Jackson’s ‘Off the Wall’ at NYU ‘Classic Albums’ Class

To a certain type of music obsessive, a tutorial on classic albums with ?uestlove soundsmore like a dream come true than something you might actually get college credit for. And while at times it feels like music geekdom on a PhD level, such a course actually exists at New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, and 20-odd students and several journalists crammed into a control room at the school’s base in SoHo on Monday morning.

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