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7 Time Grammy Nominee/Grammy Winner Louie Vega Get in the Mix

Thanks to a change in the rules, remixers are now getting credit for their impact on music culture.Remixes are a major part of the way music evolves in the 21st century. They build bridges between genres and they connect cultures around the world. Now Spotify is making some changes designed …

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The Little Kernel featured in the Health, Beauty and Fitness edition of BC The Mag in a piece titled, “The Snack That Gives Back.”

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#yearinsearch2016

Oh, the feels! Google has done it again! This year’s Year in Search has brought tears to everyone’s eyes here at NYCTastemakers and we hope you find the video as touching as we do. Let us be reminded of all the struggles we have overcome this year and do not …

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John “Gungie” Rivera Among Honorees at the 8th Annual BORIMIX: Puerto Rico Fest

  The Society of the Educational Arts (SEA) is hosting the 8th Annual BORIMIX: Puerto Rico Fest, a celebration of Puerto Rican heritage, arts and culture. The free event kicks off with the 2013 Buildinguai Arts Celebration on Thursday November 14 at The Clemente on 107 Suffolk Street in Manhattan. …

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Celebrate Legendary DJ/Producer John “Jellybean” Benitez’s Birthday with a Special Performance at Babalu

Legendary DJ/Producer John “Jellybean” Benitez is celebrating his birthday with a special performance at Babalu Latin Restaurant on Saturday November 9. The four-time Grammy winner, famous for DJing at Fun House, Studio 54 and more, will be spinning hits from the 80s, 90s and today. Doors open at 11 and admission …

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Historic Afro-Cuban Jazz Concert Comes to New York City on Sunday October 13

This Sunday October 13 marks the highly-anticipated live debut of Habana EnTrance featuring violinist Tatiana Ferrer, the founder of String Bembe. The six-piece band was formed in 2004 by award-winning musical director, singer, pianist and composer Dayramir Gonzalez. Habana EnTrance has performed at the Zaragoza Jazz Festival in Spain, alongside such well-known musucians as …

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Cristian Rivera Foundation Announces Fifth Annual Celebrity Gala

Mark your calendars: the Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala is officially scheduled for Monday September 30. The gala will once again be a star-studded affair held at the Copacabana Supper Club and Event Space in the heart of Times Square. Guests will enjoy dinner prepared by Celebrity Chef …

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Dreaming into the Kaleidoscope

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Lindsay Lohan's “Liz & Dick” Wraps Production

  Lindsay has recently turned 26, but that isn’t the only thing to celebrate this week. We have heard that Lindsay Lohan’s Elizabeth Taylor Lifetime biopic “Liz & Dick” has wrapped production! “Liz & Dick” focuses on the turbulent relationship between the famous couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Earlier …

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NYC Tastemakers Designer of the month

Message From the Designers: Created by Spocka Summa and Lex Effects, Winner’s Circle Lifestyle is more than just a brand. We are a lifestyle company that expresses our creativity through event coordination, clothing design and so much more. The logo’s name is $ho$ha, meaning “Winners” in Japanese and as a …

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Flash Back Song Of the Week- Bob Marley – One Love

With the release of Marley last week and playing in theaters now, let’s look back at one of Marley’s most famous hits, One Love. As a kid I loved this song. It always made me feel good, bringing up my mood up and filling my day with joy and happiness. …

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Jason Mraz – I Won't Give Up

Check out this new song from Jason Mraz’s new album “Love Is a Four Letter Word” which is set to be released on May 8th. Titled “I Won’t Give Up”. This single which has peaked at #1 on Itunes takes off exactly from where Mraz left off the last time …

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