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About Jasmine Williams

Jasmine Williams is a journalist and textile artist currently learning & earning in Brooklyn, New York. When she isn't going to shows or chilling at Fort Greene park, she can probably be found dyeing fabric in her bathtub. Writing @ www.jasminelouisewrites.com + Art @ www.orjasmicfabric.com

NEWS ROUNDUP: Kelis, Avicii & More

Kelis, Avicii & More By Jasmine Williams Kelis Opens Up About Abusive Marriage Compared to the film industry, the music has been slow to acknowledge the #MeToo movement. While the rock and rap blares, sexual abuse accusations against major musicians have largely fallen on deaf ears. Thanks to Kelis, this may be about to change. [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:27-04:00April 27th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: The Return of Kanye West & More

Kanye West, The Latest Releases & More By Jasmine Williams The Return of Mr. West Kanye West has been largely silent since the end of 2016, when he was hospitalized for a mental health emergency following a series of outbursts and the early cancellation of a major tour. This week, Kanye West made his unofficial [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:28-04:00April 20th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Brooklyn Music, Coachella & More

Vagabon headlines one of Silent Barn's final shows tomorrow night. Photo by Ebru Yildiz. Brooklyn Music, Coachella & More By Jasmine Williams Brooklyn Music News This week is big for Brooklyn announcements! Silent Barn announced their final lineup of shows. The bittersweet list starts with Partner, Katie Ellen, and Early Risers tonite. Vagabon, [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:29-04:00April 13th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: LGBTQ Love Songs, Cardi B & More

NEWS ROUNDUP: Gender Bending Love Songs, Cardi B & More By Jasmine Williams Wedding Dances For All! What do Bob Dylan, Kesha, St. Vincent, Kele Okereke, Ben Gibbard, and Valerie June have in common? All six musicians contributed gender-reversed cover songs to a new EP called Universal Love. In the goal of providing wedding ditties [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:30-04:00April 6th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Killer Mike’s NRA Interview, New R. Kelly Doc & More

NEWS ROUNDUP: Killer Mike, R. Kelly & More By Jasmine Williams Killer Mike ❤'s the NRA While country musicians are distancing themselves from the National Rifle Association, the pro-gun lobby is getting support from an unlikely ally - Killer Mike. As half of explosive rap duo Run The Jewels the musician has never been known for [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:31-04:00March 30th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Blurred Lines, The NRA & More

NEWS ROUNDUP: Blurred Lines, The NRA & More By Jasmine Williams Blurred Lines Gets Cleared Up On Wednesday, Robin Thicke and Pharrell lost their appeal in the infamous “Blurred Lines” copyright case, the landmark music verdict ruled that the groovy 2013 track sounded way too familiar to Marvin Gaye’s much groovier song, “Got to Give It [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:32-04:00March 23rd, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Rihanna Snaps Back, Lauryn Hill to Headline Pitchfork Festival & More

NEWS ROUNDUP: Rihanna, Lauryn Hill, Pitchfork & More By Jasmine Williams Rihanna Snaps Back Rihanna has publicly accused Snapchat of victim shaming after the social media app displayed an advertisement the referenced Chris Brown’s 2009 brutal assault of the mega-star. The ad, for online game, “Would You Rather?!” makes light of domestic abuse by asking [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:33-04:00March 16th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Gender Equalizers, Night Mayors & More

NEWS ROUNDUP: Gender Equalizers, Night Mayors, & More By Jasmine Williams An App for Gender Equality:  On Thursday, in honor of International Women’s Day, Spotify and Smirnoff partnered together to launch the Smirnoff Equalizer, a tool that reveals the gender breakdown of the artists you are listening to. The streaming platform created that app after [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:35-04:00March 9th, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Warped Tour, Bowie in Brooklyn & More

Warped Tour's Goodbye It’s the end of an era for pop-punks, emo kids, and sk8er bois - Warped Tour just announced their final cross-country lineup and it’s going to be a very grand finale! The show will hit the road for virtually the whole summer; kicking off on June 21st in California and ending on [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:43-04:00March 2nd, 2018|NEWS|

NEWS ROUNDUP: Sade, The BRITs & More

The Return of Sade! It’s been eight years since Sade released Soldier of Love, but on Tuesday the sultry singer’s return to music was revealed in a very 2018 way - via Twitter! Movie director Ava DuVernay announced that the British-Nigerian musician and her eponymous band wrote a song for her upcoming movie, A Wrinkle [...]

By |2018-08-09T17:04:45-04:00February 23rd, 2018|NEWS|

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