Category Archives: Entertainment

20Nov/22

GRAMMY-NOMINATED INTERNATIONAL POP SENSATION KIM PETRAS JOINS THE ASCAP FAMILY

International pop sensation and critically-acclaimed songwriter Kim Petras has signed with ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Her recent collaboration “Unholy,” with Sam Smith was nominated on Tuesday for a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The song rocketed to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Global 200 charts, #1 worldwide on Spotify and Apple Music, #1 on the UK Official Singles Chart and has racked up more than 300 million global streams. Her latest release “If Jesus Was a Rockstar,” is available now. Continue reading

19Nov/22

Walker Labs Unveils Walker World, an Open-World, Third-Person Shooter and Adventure Game Designed for the Metaverse


Walker Labs, a Web 3.0 game studio creating groundbreaking titles for the metaverse, today unveiled the Walker Worldgameplay teaser trailer, a AAA-quality, multiplayer shooter game and open adventure world created by a team of veterans from AAA game studios, including EA, Ubisoft, Rovio and DICE. Walker World is an immersive, open-world, third-person shooter and adventure game where players team up to explore a wide variety of landscapes, fend off ravenous zombies and hunt for rewards. An epic tale of adventure and science fiction, the market-defining, first-of-its-kind game utilizes Unreal Engine 5 to create stunning, dynamic environments and multiplayer game modes, all designed for the metaverse. Continue reading

15Nov/22

Sexy, Sultry, Smooth, and Always in Control: Singer/Songwriter/and a Business Woman “GOAT”, Christine ‘Spiky’ Malvasio Releases Another New Single ‘Spicy’ – Featuring the Vocal Talents of R&B Singer, Tevin Baker


Artist, producer, and feminine fashion icon Spiky announced the release of her latest single “Spicy. Mixing her own sound and signature style with an R&B flair by bring in the talents of Tevin Baker, an impressive singer, songwriter, and actor. “Spicy” quickly moves from the dance floor to the bedroom in a siren’s call of sex and seduction. Continue reading

  • 04Nov/22

    SONY MUSIC & THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON ANNOUNCE THE START OF THE THRILLER 40 GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

    Forty years after the release of Thriller, the album that catapulted Michael Jackson into the superstardom stratosphere, Sony Music and The Estate of Michael Jackson announce the start of the global campaign to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the King of Pop’s landmark album. As part of the campaign, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music will host fan events around the world, all free to the public, including immersive experiences, screenings of the Thriller 40 documentary and other fan parties. Continue reading

    01Nov/22

    INTERNATIONAL ANIME MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2023 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

    The inaugural International Anime Music Festival announces its debut tour, bringing virtual music superstars to 37 venues across North America starting Feb. 6, 2023. This marks the first time the popular VTubers (virtually generated animated YouTubers) and Vocaloids (virtual singers with computer generated voices) appear on stage together. Continue reading

    25Oct/22

    Upland Brings Fashion and Fine Art to the Metaverse with Iconic Jacky Tsai MetaSkull Collection

    London-based contemporary artist Jacky Tsai and his fashion-forward MetaSkull Collection become the designer’s first foray into the metaverse debuting in Upland, the largest open metaverse mapped to the real world. Fans of the Shanghai-born designer around the world and the Upland community will have the unique opportunity to collect and trade three different rarities of the iconic MetaSkull in the form of digital collectibles, Upland’s coveted Block Explorers, and structural decor used to decorate metaverse neighborhoods in time for Halloween. Continue reading

    14Oct/22

    SPEEDVISION RIDES AGAIN – THE DEFINITIVE AUTO ENTERTAINMENT BRAND RETURNS AS A FREE AD-SUPPORTED TELEVISION NETWORK

    SPEEDVISION, the network brand that started the auto entertainment revolution, is returning with the high-octane programming that made it the standard against which all other vehicle media is measured. This fall, SPEEDVISION will debut with more than 500 hours of premium content as a free ad-supported television (FAST) network. The extensive programming lineup features well-known talent and experts; including Wayne Carini, Bill Goldberg, Mark Worman, Stacy David, Ant Anstead, Ray Evernham, and more. With its signature combination of highly-entertaining storytelling, iconic hosts, and industry-standard production values, SPEEDVISION once again will claim its title as the definitive destination for auto-passionate viewers. Continue reading

    13Oct/22

    What is cultural appropriation and why is it so harmful?

    Adam Haupt, University of Cape Town

    Die Antwoord is a South African band that uses hip-hop music to create a style it calls “zef”. Since it first appeared in 2009, Die Antwoord has been criticised for cultural appropriation (using cultural elements of a minority group in an exploitative way). It’s accused of copying the lyrics and styles of Cape Town artists rapping in South Africa’s Kaaps language, and of mimicking the visual styles of Cape Flats gang members. Adam Haupt has researched and written extensively on hip-hop and identity. He discusses cultural appropriation and the role of power in interactions between dominant and marginalised subjects in a case like Die Antwoord’s.

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