How Drake and Beyonce’ Have Ushered in A New Decade of Dance

Drake releases Honestly, Nevermind and Beyonce’ follows up with a single “Break My Soul” leading up to her forthcoming album “Renaissance” coming out in July. KOP chronicles this urban-led dance crusade.

Why Drake (and Beyoncé!) Would Like You to Dance Right Now https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/drake-beyonce-house-dance-podcast-1373081/

Beyoncé, Drake and the revival of 90s house music
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-61878412

7 Dance Artists on Drake’s ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ That You Need to Know https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/drake-honestly-nevermind-dance-producers-1235089896/

Out: Drake as romantically wronged rapper. In: Drake as romantically wronged house diva https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2022-06-20/drake-honestly-nevermind-house-dancefloor-album-review

Will Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” usher in a new era of dance music?
Anchored by an unstoppable house beat, Beyoncé’s new song is a readymade soundtrack to a big night out.
https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/music/2022/06/beyonce-break-my-soul-review-dance-sample-lyrics

Amid a rash of cheesy samples, is UK rap running out of ideas? https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/may/31/amid-a-rash-of-cheesy-samples-is-uk-rap-running-out-of-ideas?

Beyoncé & Drake Collide on the Dance Floor: Breaking Down the Surprise A-List Releases https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/beyonc-drake-collide-dance-floor-012136735.html

Welcome to the Summer of Dancing and Darkness: Beyoncé and Drake are turning to house music to encourage listeners to let loose. But are we ready to submit? https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2022/06/drake-honestly-nevermind-album-beyonce-single/661344/

Vince Staples And Joe Budden Talk How Drake’s Dance Album May Mark Rap Music’s End https://www.vibe.com/news/entertainment/vince-staples-joe-budden-drake-new-album-1234670567/

Irv Gotti Says ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ Puts Hip-Hop In Peril, Says He’s Looking For A “New DMX” https://thesource.com/2022/06/23/irv-gotti-says-honestly-nevermind-puts-hip-hop-in-peril-says-hes-looking-for-a-new-dmx/

K Camp Defends Drake Dance Wave Against Irv Gotti’s ‘Demise of Rap’ Rant https://www.tmz.com/2022/06/23/k-camp-drake-honestly-nevermind-irv-gotti/

“Honestly, Nevermind” review: Drake hits the dance floor — but does he really move the needle? https://ew.com/music/music-reviews/drake-honestly-nevermind-review/

ASCAP and BMI hit out at US radio industry plan to force combined rate court hearing
https://completemusicupdate.com/article/ascap-and-bmi-hit-out-at-us-radio-industry-plan-to-force-combined-rate-court-hearing/

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How Kate Bush Running Up That Hill Exposed the Music and Radio Industry Weakness (ep.231)

Kate Bush serves as a music revolutionary once again in the age of streaming. We look at her genius and the dumbfounded music and radio industries left in her dust.

Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ Is Already a 2022 Sales and Streaming Smash — Will It Take Over Radio Too? https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/kate-bush-running-up-that-hill-radio-1235089191/

Why Is Kate Bush Running Up The Charts? – https://jacobsmedia.com/?p=67992

Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill,” and the End of Music Charts As We Knew Them https://www.theringer.com/music/2022/6/7/23157824/kate-bush-running-up-that-hill-stranger-things-billboard-charts

Kate Bush is the world’s biggest indie artist. She’s owning it. https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/kate-bush-is-the-worlds-biggest-independent-artist-right-now-shes-owning-it/

Kate Bush had the biggest record in the UK last week, but she’s not No.1 on the Official Chart. This is a watershed moment for a music industry struggling to understand the meaning of ‘new’. https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/kate-bush-had-biggest-streaming-record-in-the-uk-last-week-but-shes-not-no-1-on-the-official-chart-this-is-a-watershed-moment-for-a-music-industry-struggling-to-understand-the-meaning-of-new/

Drake to Release New Album ‘Honestly, Nevermind’ Tonight https://variety.com/2022/music/news/drake-new-album-honestly-nevermind-1235296831/

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Running Up That Hill, New Music Discovery and How Radio Can Reclaim That Role

We look at the current protocol of new music discovery whether it is new or something dusted off thanks to pop culture, like Kate Bush returning to the top of the charts thanks to Stranger Things.

Gen Z Has Finally Discovered Kate Bush, and I’m Thrilled https://www.vogue.com/article/kate-bush-stranger-things-gen-z-discovery

Kate Bush’s Stranger Things Triumph Reminds Us of the Joy of Discovering Music Through Film and TV https://consequence.net/2022/06/stranger-things-kate-bush-music-discovery

The revival of “Running Up That Hill” proves the best songs are timeless
It’s no wonder Gen Z have fallen in love with Kate Bush’s empathy anthem. https://www.newstatesman.com/quickfire/2022/06/kate-bush-running-up-that-hill-best-songs-timeless

‘Music creation has changed, fan behavior has changed, and therefore, artists’ needs for digital music distribution have changed too.’ – Music Business Worldwide https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/music-creation-has-changed-fan-behavior-has-changed-and-therefore-artists-needs-for-digital-music-distribution-have-changed-too/

So Your Song Went Viral on TikTok. What’s Next?
https://www.vulture.com/2022/06/so-your-song-went-viral-on-tiktok-whats-next.html

What will the future of podcasts look like?
https://qz.com/2172700/here-are-the-podcast-trends-shaping-the-future-of-the-industry/

Media and Entertainment Industry Gets a Turn in DOJ-FTC Antitrust Hot Seat | https://www.hklaw.com/en/insights/publications/2022/05/media-and-entertainment-industry-gets-a-turn-in-doj-ftc-antitrust

Jeff Sagansky Slams Streaming-Driven TV Business Model: “We Are In A Golden Age Of Content Production And The Dark Age Of Creative Profit Sharing” https://deadline.com/2022/06/jeff-sagansky-profit-participation-backend-streaming-speech-natpe-1235036716/

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