EVEL KNIEVEL DIES DAYS AFTER KANYE TRUCE: Daredevil passes at age 69

Legendary daredevil Evel Knievel died on November 30, 2007  just days after announcing his meeting with Kanye West that led to a settlement over the rapper’s video for "Touch the Sky."

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The New Citizens Press Q & A: Soulja Boy Tell’em

 

17-year-old DeAndre Way – AKA Soulja Boy Tell’em – utilized internet marketing to make his production and raps a must-have by music consumers. With tens-of-millions of people visiting his website and Myspace page, his single “Crack That” became a #1 hit, and one of the most popular singles of 2007. Signed to Collipark Music/Interscope Records, Soulja Boy Tell’em’s career, like his website, could remain popular for years to come.

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Jazz Reveiw 6-20

  In my humble opinion, "R n R", released by Rick Braun and Richard Elliot on August 28, 2007, on the Artizen Records label, is the best smooth jazz CD of the year.

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Jazz Reveiw 6-19

BRIAN O’NEAL’S “DAISY” IS IN FULL BLOOM

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Jazz Reveiw 6-18

I first became acquainted with Marcus Johnson’s music with his release of a CD entitled “Just Doing What I Do” in 2004, and I immediately fell in love with it.  “Just Doing What I Do” was an excellent CD, and it was good enough to make me want to search for more of Johnson’s music.

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Jazz Reveiw 6-16

RANDY SCOTT READY TO “BREATHE” BIG TIME

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Jazz Reveiw 6-15

Michael Marsh is the jazz reviewer for TNCP. To make contact, you may e-mail him at [email protected] for review.

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The New Citizens Press Q & A: A back-to-school interview with Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo is one of the most requested writers in the music business today. He has penned hit songs for Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Mario, Rihanna, and himself. Both of his platinum-selling albums – “In My Own Words” and “Because Of You” – reached the top of the sales charts off the strength of Ne-Yo’s writing ability; ability he began to fine-tune by going to school. He pushed his pen and paper aside to speak with us about his education and songwriting skill.

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The New Citizens Press Q & A: An interview with Rihanna

By Joe Walker
The New Citizens Press

Since coming to America from Barbados, 19-year-old Rihanna has become one of the nations biggest Pop and R&B stars. Her first two albums – “Music of The Sun” (2005) and “A Girl Like Me” (2006) – are both certified platinum, each spawned huge hit singles. Rihanna’s more mature new release, “Good Girl Gone Bad”, is on pace to do the same. With her life moving continuously at high speed for the past three years, time to herself is not as abundant as radio requests. We slowed Rihanna down to ask her a few questions.

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Nu Music 7-3

Linkin Park, Grecthon Wilson, Bobby Valintino

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