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“A Positive Perspective” | Alexander Star Interview

Some artists rise to the top using catchy hooks, flashy cars, and believable lies. Then some artists rise to the top because of talent, purpose, and integrity. We believe that Alexander Star’s purpose to advance the music art form, is his claim to fame. Alexander Star is a musician with a heart of gold. His artistry is profound and in addition to being a highly seasoned performer he teaches Lyrical Expression and Songwriting to inner city

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” We need much MORE of this, and much less of the mainstream”| Columbia Nights Interview

Seamlessly blending sounds of soul, electro ,hip-hop , and jazz is the DC based ,production triad Columbia Nights  No strangers to the Culture Starved platform, the crew speaks on defining  their “sonic space” , as Soultronic music. Drawing inspiration from Herbie Hancock ,Sly Stone & J-Dilla , Columbia Nights’  purpose is to advance the music art form ,and inspire others to do the same. Exhibiting great discipline between day jobs

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A Quick Look: INDIE vs MAJOR

Getting signed to a record label is often a goal for many musicians/recording artists ,as it can mean increased exposure ,and ultimately making money from one’s music. When deciding on a record label, artists usually have the choice of either signing with an independent or major record label. Both have their benefits and their downsides concerning issues such as money, demographics and creative freedom. Indie vs. Major: A Quick Look Often, an

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2nd Annual Broccoli City Festival (Recap)

In celebration of Urban Earth Day, the 2nd Annual Broccoli City Festival took place down the street from the Congress Heights metro station in Southeast Washington, DC on April 19, 2014. As many entered the St. Elizabeths East campus, where the Gateway Pavillion is located, they questioned why the campus was so dead. Were the students not interested in the music festival about to begin on their campus? As it

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Broccoli City Festival DC

    The Age of Technology has brought about many material innovations to society, however, it has encouraged the undeniably overlaying Age of Information. People all around the world are changing their lives and the world for the better simply by having access to health and environmentally-conscious media. Learning how to improve one’s lifestyle is only a few clicks away, but to really make a mark on communities it takes

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Listen: Souls of Liberty – 10,000 Hours (Prod. by Klevah!)

The St. Louis duo, Souls of Liberty have reached the climax of their current campaign with the release of “10,000 Hours”. The 10-track album is fully produced by their STL brethren, Klevah! While many are still discovering the 10,000 hour rule, Souls of Liberty are already beginning to see the fruits of their labor. The Souls welcome anyone seeking inspiration in the form of rhyme and intricate beats to find

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LIVE From The Underground Series Kicks Off

It’s Monday, you’re bored at home, and time is passing you by. You say “well maybe I’ll have fun on Thursday, or Friday, or  Saturday.” With the launch of The UDGRD’s “LIVE From the Underground” series last Monday March 24th, you might just want to reconsider what you do with your Monday nights. Presented in The Dunes, an art gallery in Columbia Heights DC, Live From the Underground served as

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Young Guru Returns to Howard University

On March 6,  legendary studio engineer Young Guru spoke at Howard University in DC for Red Bull Music Academy’s “A Conversation with Young Guru.” Best known for his work with Jay-Z, Young Guru shared a wealth of information about his success and his journey to the top of the music industry. He spoke on his experience at Howard University as well as his success in working with Jay-Z. The event included a genuine

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Take a Bite! “FOOD” Art Exhibit by Robert Gallardo

STARVED FOR SOMETHING TO DO THIS WEEKEND? If you are located in the Tampa Bay Area you should attend the appropriately titled collaborative art exhibit, “FOOD,” by Robert Gallardo. Serving you an ample portion of Goya beans, Faygo, and the infamous cheap meal of Ramen noodles, are some of the pieces that Gallardo expressed;”…represented me and people with similar socioeconomic status’ grocery list for the most part.” With the release of the flavorful variety pack of Ramen

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10 Awesome Music Apps You Should Download

It’s almost that time of year! With SXSW, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Free Summer Press and countless other music festivals coming up, it’s a priority to keep up with your favorite artists and upcoming musical acts. Not to stress, we got you covered. With these music apps and sites, you’re sure to never be disconnected from music. 8tracks A great spin on internet radio, all stations are created by people and not

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STARVED Music: Souls of Liberty – Future Millionaires (Prod. by Klevah!)

  The St. Louis duo, Souls of Liberty has a new single which is an anthem for those who consider themselves to be “young business owners [and] future millionaires”. For anyone who slept on the Souls’ music in 2013, this track is a wake-up call. The Souls of Liberty continue to garner respect on their grind to “10,000 Hours”, their free album release in March. Fellow St. Louis native Klevah! produced the entire project. The visual

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FEELING THE LOVE? Today is Valentines day, and by now I am sure your stomachs are aching after over indulging in those sweet Godiva chocolates, and overjoyed with the selection of gifts of love you may have received. Many men worldwide procrastinated ,which left them highly anxious when making that “executive decision” ,as to whether red or pink roses would make their significant others swoon. With dinner time approaching, “tables for two” fill restaurants containing couples

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