At a time when many DJ-producers are scrambling to keep up with dance music’s ever-shifting dynamics, Andrew McInnes and Kevin Kusatsu of management company TMWRK are asking a more optimistic question: What can’t they do?
As the seminal hip-hop label Def Jam turns 35, it’s developing a roster of eager young recruits in order to reclaim its place in the upper echelon of the game. Inside one wild night coaching two dozen new homegrown stars.
Longtime friends Brandi Carlile and Margo Price won devoted fans with their raw songwriting and unapologetically activist voices. The Grammys have finally taken notice, and Price guesses why: “People are yearning for honest music.”
With all the music that’s eligible out and votes for nominees soon due in, a new awards season awaits -- with #grammyssomale fresh in the music world’s memory. Will a jolted academy, armed with expanded categories, deliver a reinvigorated ceremony in Los Angeles when it airs Feb. 10, 2019? Grammy hopefuls Dua Lipa, Ella Mai and Post Malone weigh in.