REPORT: 6 Dead After Overcrowded Nightclub Leads To Stampede
A stampede at a music venue in Italy has tragically left six people lifeless, 5 youngsters between the ages of 14-16 and a 39-year-old girl, in addition to 59 injured with 13 in critical situation.
The stampede occurred at the Lanterna Azzurra (Blue Lantern) within the city of Corinaldo as rapper Sfera Ebbasta was set to take the stage. Ebbasta was scheduled to carry out at 1:30a, and the stampede reportedly started a while round 1a.
Lanterna Azzurra had a most authorized capability of round 870, although 1,400 tickets to the occasion had been reportedly offered, possible contributing to the cramped situations and eventual deadly stampede.
According to some in attendance, there might need been some form of “irritant” sprayed into the gang or an odd odor that incited fear and precipitated individuals to panic and rush for the exits. Investigators are nonetheless wanting into comparable accounts from survivors.
Italy’s head of state, President Sergio Mattarella, demanded “full gentle be shone on what occurred, ascertaining any accountability and negligence.”
“Citizens have the precise to security wherever they're, in workplaces in addition to locations of leisure,” Mattarella stated in an announcement. “Safety should be assured with particular dedication in locations the place crowds collect, by way of rigorous inspection and checks. One can not die this fashion.”
According to TIME, “Fire commander Poggiali stated it was too early within the investigation to know if any security violations might need performed a job. He stated that when rescuers arrived, all of the doorways had been open.”
The lifeless have been recognized as Asia Nasoni, 14; Daniele Pongetti, 16; Benedetta Vitali, 15; Mattia Orlandi, 15; Emma Fabini, 14; and Eleonora Girolimini, 39.
Sfera Ebbasta issued an announcement on Instagram, asserting that he can be cancelling exhibits and commitments beforehand scheduled for the following few days out of respect for the victims.
I'm deeply saddened by what occurred yesterday night in Corinaldo. It is tough to search out the precise phrases to specific the remorse and ache of those tragedies. I don't wish to touch upon these accountable for all this, I simply need everybody to cease and take into consideration how harmful and silly it may be to make use of pepper spray in a disco. Thanks to all of the individuals, the ambulances and the forces of the order who've helped throughout the evening. As little as it might serve, my affection and my help go to the households of the victims and people of the injured and simply out of respect for the latter all of the promotional commitments and the instories [sic] of the following days can be canceled. Music must be a structuring that unites individuals, we hope that it actually turns into.
BREAKING: Woman Wins $three.four Million From Skrillex In Stage Diving Accident [DETAILS HERE]
Last month, Skrillex testified in court in relation to a lawsuit introduced forth by 31-year-old Jennifer Fraissl. Fraissl was suing Skrillex for damages associated to an incident in February 2012 at The Belasco in Los Angeles. Fraissl claimed she was unable to keep away from the DJ throughout his stage drive into the gang; in line with the go well with, she suffered damage from his affect and skilled a stroke 16 days later.
After two days of deliberation this week, a jury awarded Fraissl $three.eight million in her lawsuit in opposition to Skrillex on Tuesday.
According to the native CBS affiliate, “The jury awarded a complete of $four.5 million, however $675,000 was deducted from that quantity as a result of Fraissl’s negligence was apportioned at 15 %. Skrillex and his firm, Lost Boys Touring Inc., must collectively pay $three.four million of the decision, whereas the rest, about $450,000, was assessed in opposition to Belasco Entertainment Theater Inc.”
The 30-year-old Skrillex, a DJ and file producer whose actual title is Sonny John Moore, issued an announcement Wednesday relating to the decision.
“There is nothing extra necessary to me than my followers and their security at my reveals,” he wrote. “I would like them to have enjoyable and benefit from the music. While I’m upset by the jury’s resolution, I’m glad this course of is over. I stay up for getting again to work and delivering new music to my followers.”
REPORT: SnowGlobe Music Festival Acquired By Massive Media Brand, Looks To Expand Globally
MTV is making some enormous music competition strikes. The firm, owned by Viacom, has now reportedly acquired SnowGlobe Music Festival, a yearly electronic-driven occasion in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
This yr’s lineup consists of headliners Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz and RL Grime, plus Big Gigantic, NGHTMRE b2b Slander, 1788-L, Ekali, Baauer, Anna Lunoe and so many extra. Over 40 artists will take the stage over December 29 – 31 at one of many season’s premier occasions.
With this, MTV says it’s taking “the pure subsequent step in its resurgence by increasing deeper into stay occasions.” The tv firm hopes to broaden SnowGlobe music competition by including a number of dates and areas the world over.
Furthermore, Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo describes the corporate’s specific curiosity in SnowGlobe over the remaining: “In a competition area the place many occasions have turn into indistinguishable, SnowGlobe stands out with a singular mixture of music, sports activities, and artwork that makes it a favourite amongst artists and its rising viewers.”
This transfer is an fascinating one, however a longtime leisure firm akin to MTV should not have any downside pulling this off. Stay tuned for extra.
BREAKING: Stan Lee of Marvel Has Died
Stan Lee, creator or co-creator of characters Black Panther, Spider-Man, X-Men, The Mighty Thor, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Daredevil, Ant-Man and different characters, has died, a supply informed The Hollywood Reporter.
Lee’s recognition inside the present technology was little doubt bolstered by his quite a few cameos in the entire movies inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He turned a modern-day icon, and typically meme, and real-life superhero to many younger adults who grew up watching the brand new films.
Lee’s profession in comics started within the 1950s when he created The Fantastic Four with Jack Kirby. And the remainder, as they are saying, is historical past.
“I used to assume what I did was not crucial,” he informed the Chicago Tribune in April 2014. “People are constructing bridges and fascinating in medical analysis, and right here I used to be doing tales about fictional individuals who do extraordinary, loopy issues and put on costumes. But I suppose I've come to comprehend that leisure isn't simply dismissed.”
Lee was reportedly rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center this morning the place he died. He was 95.
#DXCLUSIVE: Luke Christopher To Embark On 52-Song "The Renaissance" Project
Los Angeles, CA – Few issues on this lifetime carry true artists pleasure like having a vessel to constantly show their craft.
And Luke Christopher is all set to be a really joyous particular person. The tenure — but hungry — Los Angeles rapper is able to give followers on an entire lot of him throughout his forthcoming album, The Renaissance on behalf of RCA Records/ByStorm Entertainment.
To put it frankly, Christopher, 25, will closely be amongst the #NewMusicFriday inhabitants as he’ll be releasing a brand new music each week for the subsequent full calendar 12 months.
“I needed to inform a narrative that was consistently transferring,” the versatile artist tells HipHopDX about his formidable endeavor. “I make songs each week that I really like for a particular purpose and that outline a time for me. I’ll all the time be capable to make albums, I’ve a reasonably loopy one which I’m perfecting now, however to have a challenge that’s consistently dropping and rising each week for an entire 12 months is one thing particular I feel.”
With such all-encompassing title reminiscent of The Renaissance, Christopher additionally broke down what the title meant to him.
“‘Renaissance’ means ‘change’ to me,” he continued. “I really feel like simply as a fan, my entire life I’ve been ready on albums and enjoying out singles and I don’t all the time love the music I wait on. I need to change the best way individuals see music. I need to make unbelievable songs each week and drop them proper after they’re finished. No center man, simply from me to the followers. People suppose you’ll be able to’t make successful each week however I disagree fully. Music ought to be within the second, not finished over six months time.”
The Renaissance kicks off this Friday (October 19). Check out the HipHopDX-premiered trailer up above and get within the know by following Luke Christopher on Instagram @aylukechristopher.
Anderson .Paak Gives Emotional Mac Miller Tribute During 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards
Miami Beach, FL – When Mac Miller handed away final month, it hit lots of people arduous and the ripple impact was felt all through the music trade.
During Tuesday night time’s (October 16) airing of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, Anderson .Paak expressed simply how a lot Miller meant to him and to numerous others.
“Legends by no means die,” he begins. “Legends by no means die and Mac Miller not was — however is — a complete legend. Mac Miller did extra in 26 years than a few of y’all might do in three lifetimes. He by no means hesitated to increase his hand to the individuals he cherished. He was accountable for placing on so many artists. He not solely influenced me however a complete era of recent, inventive, unbiased artists.
“Mac Miller was a humble rock star. He was a rapper’s rapper. He was an actor, a comic, a musical genius, a heartthrob. Mac Miller was a brother. He was my buddy. I cherished him and I nonetheless love him. Thank you Mac for all the nice occasions. Thank you for being you.”
The Aftermath Entertainment signee went on to guarantee the viewers he would stay devoted to doing the work of the Mac Miller Circles Fund, a basis that helps underserved communities by means of the humanities and group constructing.
“We will hold that dream alive,” he mentioned.
The MMCF is holding a fundraiser on October 31 that boasts performances from Ty Dolla $ign, Paak, Action Bronson, Chance The Rapper, SZA, Travis Scott, Thundercat and extra.
Watch the Paak’s tribute above and discover extra info on the MMCF right here.
Sa-Roc Bucks Convention In "Goddess Gang" Video
Los Angeles, CA – Rhymesayers Entertainment artist Sa-Roc is again with a brand new video for “Goddess Gang.” Kicking off inside an auto restore store, the D.C. native spits flames rocking a pink jumpsuit earlier than morphing into a number of totally different characters.
From a winged angel to Rosie The Riveter, Sa-Roc bucks the traditional expectations of a feminine MC whereas including loads of colour to the squad-heavy visible.
The “Goddess Gang” video precedes the beginning of Sa-Roc’s 13-date European tour, which is predicted to start on Wednesday (October 17) in Paris and culminate on November 10 in Münster, Germany.
Support consists of Dynasty and producer Sol Messiah.
Check out the Tommy Nova-directed video above and tour dates under.
"Wu-Tang Clan: An American Saga" Origin Series Coming To Hulu
Hulu has ordered a 10-episode sequence on Wu-Tang Clan’s origins. According to Variety, the aptly titled Wu-Tang Clan: An American Saga is impressed by The Wu-Tang Manual and Tao of Wu — two books written by RZA — and pulls from the Wu’s actual life story.
Set within the 90s in the course of the crack epidemic, the sequence traces the legendary Hip Hop group’s formation and rise to notoriety.
The sequence is created, written and govt produced by Alex Tse — who wrote the Superfly remake – and Wu-Tang visionary RZA. Fellow Killer Bee Method Man can be within the position of govt producer. Ghostface Killa, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, GZA in addition to the Estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard are consulting producers on the venture.
“I’m delighted to be partnering with Hulu and Imagine to discover the huge story of the Wuniverse,” RZA informed Variety. “Wu-Tang by way of our music has at all times strove to encourage as we entertain. This alternative to proceed the Wu saga in a 10-episode sequence will exponentially enhance our inspirational type of leisure. In the immortal phrases of ODB, ‘Wu-Tang is for the Children.’”
So far, no launch date has been introduced.
Mike WiLL Made-It Is Curating "Creed II" Soundtrack
Mike WiLL Made-It has been put in command of the Creed II soundtrack. According to Variety, the acclaimed producer has curated the music for the extremely anticipated sequel to Creed.
“I approached the music by first watching Creed II after which making a playlist of songs folks might work out to, chill to, vibe to or to get them by any wrestle which matched particular scenes within the film,” Mike WiLL advised Variety. “It’s necessary to point out the brand new era that soundtracks might be simply as thrilling as conventional albums if put within the arms of the appropriate curator. After folks hear the music, I would like them to say film soundtracks are again.”
As government producer, Mike WiLL is collaborating with composer Lugwig Göransson in addition to music supervisors Fam Rothstein and Jen Malone. Creed II star Michael B. Jordan expressed his pleasure about having the Ear Drummers Entertainment founder concerned within the film.
“I’ve at all times been a fan of Mike WiLL’s manufacturing,” Jordan famous. “I knew we had been in retailer for one thing loopy and refreshing once we introduced him in to curate the Creed II soundtrack.”
Creed II hits theaters on November 21. Its soundtrack shall be launched by Interscope Records.
Post Malone Lands 1st Acting Role In Netflix's "Wonderland"
Los Angeles, CA – Post Malone is including a brand new gig to his résumé. The Billboard chart-topper can now name himself an actor after securing a job in Netflix’s upcoming movie Wonderland, in accordance with Variety.
The film stars Mark Wahlberg, a person along with his personal Hip Hop previous his Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch days. The movie is an adaptation of Ace Atkins’ novel Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland.
Winston Duke of Black Panther fame, Fargo’s Bokeem Woodbine, comic Iliza Shlesinger and Academy Award winner Alan Arkin are among the many different solid members. Peter Berg, who has labored with Wahlberg on such movies as Lone Survivor and Patriots Day, is about to direct.
Malone’s position hasn’t been revealed right now. He is represented by UTA, London Entertainment & Electric Feel Management and Sedlmayr & Associates.