Mark Ronson + Bruno Mars Tonight on SNL

    November 22nd, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

      With the release “Uptown Funk”, his brand new single featuring Bruno Mars, an entire new album on the way, and tonight’s performance SNL, Mark Ronson is one of the world’s most talked about DJ turned remixer turned producer turned artist! Born in London in 1975 and raised in New York, as an undergrad in 1993 [...]

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    Flashback Friday : Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    November 21st, 2014 | Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, Flashback Friday, Performances, Portfolio, Press, PRO MOTION, Video | | No Comments

    Per last Friday’s retrospective on legendary British recording artist/producer, Trevor Horn, we made mention of his connection to Liverpudlian disco punk rockers, Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Frankie Goes to Hollywood are often referred to as “the disco Sex Pistols”, and rightfully so. Like the Sex Pistols, their controversial yet catchy songs, inflammatory lyrics, chart busting singles, and [...]

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    Billboard Dance Chart Update [12/06]

    November 21st, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    All of us at PRO MOTION want to wish you, your family and your friends a very happy and heathly Thanksgiving! And with the upcoming shortened holiday week we are grateful to the Billboard panel for it’s support of ZHU (#4*) Porter Robinson (#9) Aretha Franklin (#15*) Jennifer Hudson (#17*) Guéna LG + Amir Afargan feat Sophie Ellis-Bextor (#28*) Kwanza Jones (#37*) and Gravitonas feat Army Of Lovers (#3 Breakout) as [...]

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    Listen To Beyoncé’s New Singles “7/11″ & “Ring Off”

    November 21st, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Today Beyoncé officially released her new singles “7/11″and “Ring off from the platinum edition of her self-titled album BEYONCÉ. The package includes these two new songs, plus four new and unreleased remixes of her prior material including collaborators Kanye West (on “Drunk In Love”), Nicki Minaj (on “Flawless”) and Pharrell Williams (on “Blow”). This new and improved, commercially available package comes [...]

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    Throw Back Thursday : Saint Etienne

    November 20th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Adopting their name from a French Football team, Saint Etienne is the highly regarded, London based, pop/dance group from the 1990′s comprised of Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs. Though the two men launched the act, after their first album, Foxbase Alpha (that featured Sarah on the hit song, “Nothing Can Stop Us”) they decided to make the female [...]

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    Idina Menzel + Michael Bublé Recreate Holiday Classic, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

    November 19th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé have recreated the holiday classic, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” The new face of jazz and the woman behind Frozen’s ‘Elsa’ have teamed up to deliver a 21st century, kid-friendly re-work of the original 1940′s duet “Baby It’s Cold Outside”. Warner Brothers Records released the music video featuring a boy and girl meant to represent a [...]

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    Fashion Forward Retrospective : Taylor Swift

    November 19th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    With the release of latest  Taylor Swift album, “1989″, the former country-turned pop star is on every one’s radar. Add to her already incredible resumé, Ms. Swift is now the “Welcome Ambassador for New York City”. Though quite the wholesome superstar a number of New Yorkers aren’t shy about expressing their concern about the transplanted Pennsylvania-born singer/songwriter and [...]

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    Tuesday Tunes : New Mixes + Masters

    November 18th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    This week’s installment of #TuesdayTunes features a selection of tracks spawned from the new “Twerk” movement. The following selection of DJ’s have taken Trap music to a whole new level and made it all about getting down and dirty on the dance floor. Considered by many to be the Grandmaster Flash of twerk, California-based DJ/producer Brillz [...]

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    Bob Marley’s Family Launches Global Marijuana Brand In Honor Of His Legacy

    November 18th, 2014 | Events | | No Comments

    Legendary Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, Bob Marley may have passed away more than thirty years ago but his music and his legacy stands stronger than ever. Earlier today Marley’s family announced their alliance with Seattle-based, private equity firm, Privateer Holdings, and reached an agreement to collaborate on Marley Natural, a product line the company is calling [...]

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    DFA’s Sinkane Brings Jazzy, Symphonic Funk to Brooklyn (Video)

    November 18th, 2014 | Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, Live, Performances, Press, Video | | No Comments

    Born in the Sudan and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Brooklyn-based musician  Ahmed Gallab has crafted a sound as unique as his upbringing, and since 2007 this young man has been writing, recording, and releasing records under the name Sinkane. Self produced, Gallab’s music combines elements of funk, afropop, free jazz,  and symphonic soul to great effect, [...]

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