Legendary guitartist Eddie Van Halen has passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with throat cancer. The news was reported by TMZ and confirmed by his son Wolfgang Van Halen on Twitter.
Peter Green, one of the founding members of Fleetwood Mac alongside drummer Mick Fleetwood, has died aged 73. Continue reading Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green Dead at 73
While it is no longer surprising to state that streaming, in general, is altering the music business, certain kinds of music now have power like never before because of this new model.
For someone who’s received as many James Brown comparisons as Bruno Mars has, it makes sense that he’d be very aware of the impact that black artists have had on the American music scene, but in a recent interview with Latina, the “Uptown Funk” star took it a step further, breaking down why American music is black music.