Alas, poor Twitter; we knew it well. Or, at least, we thought we did. Despite never occupying more than 10% of social media’s online presence, western audiences are very aware of the platform. That’s not least because of the way that the mass media echoes and amplifies the controversies and outrage born on Twitter.
Today, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced their annual Rhythm & Soul showcase “On The Come Up” will take place virtually August 22 through August 25. Throughout the event, ASCAP will spotlight some of the hottest up-and-coming hip-hop and R&B stars, selected for their early success and growing fanbases. ASCAP’s website and social media handles @ASCAP and @ASCAPUrban will feature never-before-seen, exclusive video performances from the artists at 3PM ET each day. Continue reading