Forbes just released its list of the "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," a somewhat arbitrary compilation that ranks everyone from athletes to movie stars to radio personalities "based on entertainment-related earnings plus media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online)."
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He's one-fourth of the Beatles and he's arguably one of the most influential musicians of all time. But in Mark Ronson's eyes, Sir Paul McCartney is a goddamn hero.
When Ronson was a child, he and his family spent a lot of time at a beach in Long Island. Coincidently, McCartney and first wife, Lin ... More >>
Back in 2008, it was practically impossible to escape the
catchy vocal hook of "Black and Gold," the Grammy-nominated
breakthrough single from Sam Sparro's eponymous debut album.
The consensus among newly converted fans was that the Australian-born singer-songwriter had it. Namely, soul.
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Wale never was Kanye. The names just rhyme.In the run-up to November 2009's release of his debut disc Attention Deficit, D.C. rapper Wale floated into pop consciousness on a thick, fast-moving cloud of accumulated hype.
After hooking up with master trend-caller Mark Ronson in 2006 and then sign ... More >>
Photo by Lex HernandezA silver-haired Mark Ronson at LIV.If we are a little sluggish this morning, we have Mark Ronson to thank. We stopped by LIV at the Fontainbleau Hotel last night after watching LCD Soundsystem play for a bunch of old, rich people at the Raleigh during MOCA Los Angeles' party ... More >>
Mark RonsonYou might recognize the surname Ronson thanks to the three famous siblings attached to it. Charlotte Ronson is a well-known designer, while Samantha Ronson is a semi-talented DJ better known for bedding damaged starlettes.Then there is Mark Ronson, the producer and musician. The Brit w ... More >>
via facebook.com/pages/Quantic-Music/7809007187?v=infoLeave it to a Brit to almost beat Americans, North, Central, and South, at our own global funk game. Yes, stateside, we've been enjoying a classic R&B renaissance courtesy of acts like Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Eli (Paperboy) Reed, a ... More >>
Symmetry means that it sounds equally awesome in each earSymmetry, a new compilation curated by W Hotel's Global Music Director Michaelangelo L'Acqua, made the rounds at Winter Music Conference, and now there's an event planned for Fort Lauderdale's W Hotel at Living Room (401 N. Fort Lauderdale ... More >>
Just because there are some shady allegations about Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti foundation doesn't mean all celeb-assisted Haiti-relief efforts aren't to be trusted. And just because the devastation in the nearby nation has been out of the news recently doesn't mean you should stop giving.Crafts for ... More >>
via Highsnobiety.comAhh the holidays. A time when the mask of organized religion covers up the filthy, greedy, boozy underbelly of America at its worst. It's the time when you troll epicurious.com for the stuffing recipe that will kick the fucking dogshit out of your favorite cousin's casser ... More >>
via GucciThe Design District's Limited Edition Experiences stores might have strategically opened just in time to capitalize on the art fair crowd, but they'll remain open through the holiday season in case you want to get any gift shopping done. Pay no mind to the fact that there were enough em ... More >>
via Dazed DigitalMark Ronson for GucciThe dark cloud of global financial collapse hung over last year's Art Basel Miami Beach. Complimentary caviar was a rare commodity. Gift bags filled with limited edition designer doo-hickees were in short supply. Party hosts had to op ... More >>
Heartsrevolution perform at The Vagabond Sunday.When Scion's Kitsuné CD release party comes into The Vagabond Sunday, Brooklyn duo-turned-trio Heartsrevolution will be doing a rare live performance in Miami. Crossfade spoke with the band's newest member Prince Terrence about the band's full-length ... More >>