Big Sean partnering with Emagine theaters to sell exclusive snack box, t-shirts for charitable cause
Well-known Detroit rapper Big Sean is teaming up with movie theater chain Emagine Entertainment to sell exclusive merchandise and donate proceeds to charity as the second “Black Panther” movie hits the big screen.
Detroit Producer/Musician serving up mixed genres
“As long as I’m doing music I’m happy,” Jake Bass, Detroit Musician and Producer told “Live in the D’s,” Jason Carr who asked him if he preferred producing over performing music. Bass describes his music as smooth Jazz with a little bit of Pop and Hip-Hop. He performed a piece from his latest Album “Gonna Be Ok.”
Women’s History Month on Live in the D kicks of with a musical “Boss Lady”
March is Women’s History Month and all month long Live in the D will be featuring women making an impact in their fields. Today’s “Boss Lady” is in the music industry and has already seen her name in lights with a Grammy award under her belt. Antea “A Plus” Birchett is a Detroit native who writes songs for many stars you may know like Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Mary Mary, Mary J. Blige, Justin Bieber, and more. She is also currently providing vocal coaching lessons for the National Geographic Genius “Aretha” series stars and vocalists. Watch the video to learn more about this Boss Lady and how she’s impacting the D.
Saturday Sessions: Jacob Collier performs "In Too Deep"
Saturday Sessions: Jacob Collier performs "In Too Deep" British-born artist Jacob Collier is a multi-instrumental maestro of the 21st century. The genre-defying musician is already a four-time Grammy winner, and is nominated for another three at the upcoming awards show. He joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to perform "In Too Deep."cbsnews.com
Saturday Sessions: Jacob Collier performs "All I Need"
Saturday Sessions: Jacob Collier performs "All I Need" British-born artist Jacob Collier is a multi-instrumental maestro of the 21st century. The genre-defying musician is already a four-time Grammy winner, and is nominated for another three at the upcoming awards show. He joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to perform "All I Need."cbsnews.com
Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors on Thursday charged rapper Tory Lanez with shooting artist Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year. Lanez is accused of shooting at Megan Thee Stallion's feet, hitting her, after she left a SUV during a fight in the Hollywood Hills on July 12, according to a release. The complaint states Lanez “inflicted great bodily injury” on Megan Thee Stallion. Lanez, a 27-year-old Canadian rapper and singer whose legal name is Daystar Peterson, is due to be arraigned Tuesday in Los Angeles. At the time of the shooting, Megan Thee Stallion was already a major hip-hop star following a triumphant year that saw her nominated for artist of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Detroit musician uses pots, pans to become viral sensation
DETROIT Hes known as the Greek Town Hot Box.' Deon Forrest is pretty popular, not just in Detroit, but all over. Forrest uses pots and pans and half of a stick. Forrest said, hes doing pretty well for himself now, but he has a dream, I want to be on stage with a rapper and singer. I want to change the world with this.And who can blame him, he already has the tools he needs.
Questions surround killing of Florida musician by plainclothes cop
An independent investigation is underway in Florida after the deadly shooting of a Delray Beach city employee, Corey Jones, by a police officer. The 31-year-old moonlighted as musician and was on his way home from a gig last weekend when his car broke down. Michelle Miller reports on how within hours, he was killed.cbsnews.com
Musician carries on Billie Holiday's legacy
Billie Holiday would have turned 100 on Tuesday, prompting recognition from across the music world. Kenny Burrell, who played with Holiday, is among those helping to spread Holiday's legacy to a new generation of musicians. John Blackstone reports.cbsnews.com