Quincy Jones crits Beatles’ talent in yet another eye-popping interview

Beatles 1964 Amsterdam press conference
The Beatles’ 1964 Amsterdam press conference showed them with their early look–bowl haircuts and suits. (Photo: the late Harry Pot; via Wikipedia)

Quincy Jones needs no introduction. He’s always been outspoken, but a recent Q&A interview at Vulture isn’t just Jones doing his customary emoting.  Amid pronouncements on just about everything, including Jimi Hendrix, the music icon offers some useful info for indies.  Continue reading “Quincy Jones crits Beatles’ talent in yet another eye-popping interview”

Erykah Badu gets an earful on social media after Vulture interview

Snip from Badu singing "On and On." [YouTube/Vevo]
Snip from Badu singing “On and On.” [YouTube/Vevo]
So many musicians these days get political, it’s hard to keep up. Most hail from one side of the aisle and follow party talking points.

Right now R&B singer Erykah Badu is getting an earful on social media after making remarks about her brand of humanism, including her assertion she saw “something good in Hitler.” The interview appeared on a site named Vulture. Continue reading “Erykah Badu gets an earful on social media after Vulture interview”