Mustafa – “Stay alive”

The stillness roars. A quiet, restrained delivery of surprising beauty imploring his listeners to do one simple thing: stay alive. Mustafa is a Canadian poet, singer, and rapper. Born to Sudanese parents, Mustafa got an early start at the age of 12, his powerful poetry and growing popularity leading to guest spots on Canadian TV, songwriting credits on music from fellow Canadians Shawn Mendes and … Continue reading Mustafa – “Stay alive”

This Week in Music: 22 July 2021

A weekly update on all things music, advertising, and technology coming straight to you from Anthony Vanger at MassiveMusic. #TWIM ARTIST OF THE WEEK: MUSTAFA “STAY ALIVE” The stillness roars. A quiet, restrained delivery of surprising beauty packs a punch and begs his listeners to do one simple thing: stay alive. Mustafa Ahmed, better known by his stage names Mustafa the Poet and Mustafa, is a Canadian poet, singer, … Continue reading This Week in Music: 22 July 2021

Black Country, New Road – “Track X”

What do you do when the music press says you’re “the best band in the world” and you have only put out a couple of tracks? For London’s Black Country, New Road, its strategy has been to hunker down during the pandemic and patiently wait to unveil its music to the world. When the album “For the First Time” finally arrived, it seemed like it had … Continue reading Black Country, New Road – “Track X”

This Week in Music: 15 July 2021

A weekly update on all things music, advertising, and technology coming straight to you from Anthony Vanger at MassiveMusic. #TWIM ARTIST OF THE WEEK: BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD What do you do when the music press says you’re “the best band in the world” and you have only put out a couple of tracks? For London’s Black Country, New Road, its strategy has been to hunker … Continue reading This Week in Music: 15 July 2021

Bo Burham – “All Eyes on Me”

Is the comedian and singer Bo Burnham a living oxymoron? Is it possible for something to be disconcertingly comforting? Burnham’s latest release, “All eyes on me”, represents the emotional climax of the Netflix stay-at-home Covid series ‘Inside’ and offers a peek into the mind of someone who has hit rock bottom. It’s shockingly intimate, including a spoken word section where Bo confesses to his struggles … Continue reading Bo Burham – “All Eyes on Me”