Mariah Carey, Neptunes, Lennox in Songwriters Hall of Fame
After a glittering career stuffed with No. 1 hits — not to mention a two-year pandemic delay — Mariah Carey was finally inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, but not before challenging her new fellow members to do better by women.
‘She’s coming off looking good’: the week Amber Heard finally spoke
Actor and ex-wife of Johnny Depp took the stand in her defamation trial, and made allegations of domestic and sexual abuse Amber Heard on the witness stand on Thursday. Her testimony, often highly charged, has been delivered while maintaining eye contact with jurors. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/AFP/Getty Images Amber Heard was asked in court last week if she recognized the name Carly Simon, soon after her attorneys introduced an exhibit of a mirror that Johnny Depp had defaced in tight, punctuatednews.yahoo.com
Master collaborator DJ Logic brings shapeshifting set to Ferndale's Otus Supply
Courtesy of the aritstHaving emerged from the 90s hip-hop scene in New York City, Jason Kibler, who performs as DJ Logic, has a whole musical history under his belt.Both a turntablist and musician with a strong foundation in jazz, DJ Logic, 47, has collaborated with the likes of Bob Weir, the Roots, Mos Def, and Carly Simon, and formed a band with members of Blues Traveler called the Popper Project. For evidence of his genre-crossing, sensual, nu-soul approach to electronic music, look no further than 2013s, which finds Logic doing some major sonic globetrotting in just 30 minutes, with elements that call to mind late-night jazz bars in Paris, tango-ready steamy Miami clubs, and classic 90s hip-hop straight outta the West Coast. DJ Mark Paradise is also on the bill. Get our top picks for the best events in Detroit every Thursday morning. Sign up for our events newsletter.metrotimes.com
Songs written about famous people
In November 2015, Carly Simon revealed to People magazine that the second verse of her 1972 song "You're So Vain" is about former love Warren Beatty, but stayed mum on the men who inspired the other two verses of the song, long the source of rumors and gossip. Before her Beatty revelation, Simon had steadfastly refused to say who she wrote the No. 1 hit song about. While Beatty had long been one of the most popular guesses, others have speculated the song's verses could be about James Taylor. Hide Caption