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AWOPBAMBOOM – Vol. 10
Music 4 Music People

Don’t Blink! Here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week…

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Interviews of the Week

* Rolling Stone sits down with Aerosmith as they approach 45 years on stage…

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/aerosmith-talk-45-years-of-kicking-ass-onstage-20150226?page=2

* NewsWhistle’s Chad Werner talks with Haley Bonar, whose “Last War” is a rock n’ roll rally cry…

http://newswhistle.com/archives/11760 

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Music News 

Blink and Gone

After butting heads for some time, it appears Blink 182’s lead guitarist, Tom DeLonge, might finally be packin’ up his guitar.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/travis-barker-to-tom-delonge-just-man-up-and-quit-blink-182-20150304

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Classic Music Videos

Electric Six: “Danger! High Voltage”

Sloppy kissing scene aside, we’re not really sure this video has anything to do with the song.

Blink 182: “Man Overboard”

Take it back to the good old days when Tom DeLonge leaving wasn’t a thing.

Depeche Mode: “Personal Jesus”

Controversial. Strange. And wonderful. We argue that Depeche Mode has never made a bad video. Watch this one again, it just might make you a believer. Reach out now…

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Artists on the Rise

Tobias Jesso Jr.

Spotify may not have given us much on this guy but catch the Canadian born, Vancouver strong, Tobias Jesso Jr.’s new album, Goon, available March 17th.

Galantis

Thank you, Sweden! You’ve provided the world with a sure-fire radio hit and party starter.

Broncho

Fresh out of Oklahoma, get down with Broncho and their new album, “Just Enough Hip To Be Woman”.

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More Music News

History!

This week rapper/hip-hop extraordinaire, Drake tied a long time Beatles record with a 14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100. In four of the songs Drake is only listed as a feature… but it still counts. Don’t stop Drizzlin’ Drizzy!

Drake’s 14 Hits:

#16 – Nicki Minaj – “Only (ft. Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown)”

#17 – Nicki Minaj – “Truffle Butter (ft. Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown)”

#26 – “Energy”

#49 – I LOVE MAKONNEN – “Tuesday (ft. Drake)”

#52 – “Legend”

#58 – “10 Bands”

#68 – Big Sean – “Blessings (ft. Drake)”

#70 – “Know Yourself”

#81 – “No Tellin’”

#82 – “Preach (ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)”

#83 – “6 God”

#84 – “Used To (ft. Lil Wayne)”

#95 – “Now & Forever”

#97 – “6 Man”

The Beatles’ 14 hits from 1964:

#1 – “Can’t Buy Me Love”

#2 – “Twist and Shout”

#4 – “She Loves You”

#7 – “I Want to Hold Your Hand”

#9 – “Please Please Me”

#14 – “Do You Want to Know a Secret”

#38 – “I Saw Her Standing There”

#48 – “You Can’t Do That”

#50 – “All My Loving”

#52 – “From Me to You”

#61 – “Thank You Girl”

#74 – “There’s a Place” (debut)

#78 – “Roll Over Beethoven”

#81 – “Love Me Do” (debut)

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Lead-In Image of Tom DeLonge Courtesy of Brian Patterson Photos / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com