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Swaggering but troubled rapper DMX dies at 50

April 09, 2021 11:20 pm

His family announced the death in a statement. He had been on life support at White Plains Hospital after suffering what his family called “a catastrophic cardiac arrest” a week earlier.

'Ghissey Jootey': A rap song born out of the sensibilities of an artiste in mourning

March 18, 2021 11:31 am

From losing loved ones in the pandemic, to creating a vocal booth out of a laundry basket, this independent rap artiste has come a long way

Our community music group is much more than just a musical band: Soul’s Diet brings Sufism to stage

February 27, 2021 10:14 am

Vikram accompanied by five other young artistes with Gurdeep on the rabab and mandolin, an instrument lesser heard in the city, and others on dholak, flute, keyboard and synthesizer.

How this 'physician-musician' is trying to use the power of melody to heal patients

February 24, 2021 8:09 pm

While trying to unleash the power of music therapy, this doctor is advocating for a fraternity of physician-musicians appointed by the National Medical Council to lay down an academic music therapy curriculum

How singing about home got US-based Indian singer Priya Darshini a Grammy nomination

December 09, 2020 7:40 pm

Her debut album Periphery, about identity politics and immigration crisis, has been nominated under Best New Age Album category at the 2021 Grammy Awards. Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones are nominated under other categories

Lockdown learning: Kids need music and art classes too, say teachers

September 05, 2020 9:41 am

At a time when activity-based learning for school-going kids has become the need of the hour, and has taken precedence over traditional learning methods, can institutions afford to lay off their music and art teachers?

Some best truly wireless earphones you can buy: Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2, Sony WF-XB700 and more

July 14, 2020 1:25 pm

Here are some of the best truly wireless earphones that we have tested recently and you can buy in India right now.

It is very difficult to stay positive in Kashmir: Singer-songwriter Ali Saffudin

June 19, 2020 8:30 pm

One of the most popular artistes in Kashmir, Ali Saffudin talks about his latest single, his journey as a musician and protest art in the Valley.

How music became a therapeutic companion in the times of COVID-19

May 22, 2020 11:13 am

Memorable and timeless, music has been a constant source of comfort and companionship in challenging times like these. The show must go on

The lockdown culture guide: Of theatre, music, food, art and books

May 20, 2020 5:02 pm

This week, listen to stories from barber shops or have a telepathic encounter in the Amazon, let art be a lullaby or join in for a food photography workshop.


Happy Navratri: Nine days of dance, music, puja and colours

September 25, 2014 10:24 am

The nine-days of festivities begin in India today.

Brett Lee, Leslie Lewis perform for kids at 'The Mew-sic Mela'

July 28, 2014 5:42 pm

The former Aussie pacer, also an avid musician performed for underprivileged kids with Leslie Lewis


Bulandshahr: Shameless Medical staff enjoy at wedding party in hospital

March 01, 2016 5:18 am

Bulandshahr (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): Leaving patients at the mercy of attendants, staff of a government hospital for women in Bulandshahr was seen enjoying a marriage party inside the premises. Loud music, dance, alcohol party took place inside the hospital's premises.In the video, hospital staff can be seen dancing to the tunes of Bollywood numbers at the function even as patients continue were left unattended.The attendant of the patients said that there were no doctors to attend the patients.

Adele dominates 2016 Brit Awards

February 25, 2016 12:31 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Happy times for singer Adele as she has become the most successful artist in one year since Blur in 1995, winning four major awards at the 2016 Brit Awards. According to a leading US website, the British songstress took home the most coveted award of the night, British album of the year for her album '25' and also won the awards for British female solo artist, Best British single and the Global Success Award. The 'Hello' hit-maker also performed on her song 'When We Were Young,' after giving an emotional speech at the award ceremony. The show also featured an emotional tribute to David Bowie, led by Annie Lennox and his friend Gary Oldman. Canadian singer Justin Bieber, British band Coldplay, One Direction was other big winners at the 2016 Brit Awards.