Over the last several years, Lollapalooza has expanded from a Chicago festival into an international brand, hosting events annually across the globe. The newest edition of the series, set to occur this September in Bogota, Colombia, was to be headlined by Rihanna, with support from Disclosure, The Chainsmokers, and Lana Del Ray, among others. Lollapalooza Colombia has canceled it’s inaugural … Continue reading Lollapalooza Colombia canceled after Rihanna backs out of festival – Dancing Astronaut
The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) held an industry-wide “brainstorming session” to search for ways the city can improve support for the music industry. Over 75 companies and organizations, with representatives from labels, management companies, studios, promoters, venue owners, brands, and musicians themselves, took part in the session. New MOME … Continue reading NYC's mayor held 'brainstorm' to revitalize city's music industry – Dancing Astronaut
Many know Ohio-based producer Crankdat from his viral remix of Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen.” In the year since, the producer has become one of bass music’s most promising names, appealing to fans and high profile artists alike. Skrillex, has outspokenly endorsed Crankdat’s remix of Desiigner’s “Panda” when playing it at shows, while The Chainsmokers have made his Lookas collaboration, “Game Over,” … Continue reading Joyryde – The Box (Crankdat Re-Crank)
Apple is having ongoing conversations with Tidal about a possible acquisition, according to The Wall Street Journal. The talks are supposedly in their early stages and neither company has confirmed the rumors, but the move would dramatically shake up the constantly evolving streaming wars if it materialized. Given Tidal’s close relationship with high profile artists … Continue reading Apple is Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Tidal
Ex-Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has been revealed as captain of the third edition of It’s The Ship, one of Southeast Asia’s largest dance music festivals and the continent’s largest festival at sea. His role is more symbolic than practical; in lieu of manning the decks, Hasselhoff will spend his time making announcements, appearing throughout the vessel … Continue reading Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff to captain this year's It's The Ship – Dancing Astronaut
Los Angeles, CA – After releasing a slew of mixtapes stretching all the way back to as far as Welcome to Comptonfornia, 2015 seemed to be a true breakout year for AD (real name Armand Douglas). Blue:89 was a Criptastic gangstafied mixtape filled with trunk rattling G-Funk leading to his first big regional radio hit … Continue reading AD Breaks Silence On Shooting At “Thug” Video Shoot With YG
Wiz Khalifa jumps over JuJu Gotti’s ‘Mismatch’ song for a remix. Have a listen up top and let us know what you think in the comments below.
In June, the fraternal production duo Hippie Sabotage made headlines after their performance at What the Festival came to a controversial conclusion. When issues with the sound equipment arose, the two brothers aggressively called for support from the audience, inciting the crowd. Festival security stepped in to cut the set short only after a half hour, at which point … Continue reading Hippie Sabotage's performance at Low End Theory Festival cancelled – Dancing Astronaut