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  • ‘Uptown Funk’ Royalties Split in Many Ways: Gap Band to Get Paid

    May 5, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Is the verdict from the “Blurred Lines” case having an affect on royalties from the hit Mark Ronson song “Uptown Funk!?” This looks to be the case as more people stand to benefit from the tune, which credits Ronson, Bruno Mars, Phillip Martin Lawrence and Jeffrey Bhasker as songwriters. According to Billboard, “All Gold Everything” […]

  • Fourteen-Week Reign of ‘Uptown Funk’ Ended by Wiz Khalifa

    Apr 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


      *Wiz Khalifa zooms from #10 to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with his “Furious 7” track “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth. The move finally dethrones Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk!,” featuring Bruno Mars, after 14 weeks. The latter remains tied for the second-longest rule in the Hot 100’s history. “See You Again” […]

  • La Toya Jackson: Chris Brown Could Play Michael Jackson… If He Loses Weight (Watch)

    Apr 4, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *La Toya Jackson did what she does best in an interview with HipHollywood and that’s talk about her late brother Michael Jackson. While she was supposed to be talking about her single, “Feels Like Love,” she opened up about her brother (once again), his talent and today’s artists who could rival her brother –saying there is […]

  • Trinidad James Disses Def Jam on ‘Uptown Funk’ Remix (Listen)

    Mar 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Just months after being dropped from Def Jam, Trinidad James finds himself on the hottest song of the year thus far. Despite a major 2012 debut with the viral single, “All Gold Everything,” the Atlanta rapper soon fell out of view. Now, he’s back with a remix to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.” […]

  • Steven Ivory: Before ‘Uptown Funk,’ There was The Time (Watch)

    Mar 5, 15 by blueolive 6 Comments


    *“Uptown Funk,” that Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars collaboration you hear everywhere,  is glossy, funk-from-concentrate that uses so many meat by-products from other funk songs—a rhythm guitar lick similar to Roger Troutman and Zapp’s “More Bounce to the Ounce” here;  a strategically inserted “Sayyy Whaaaaat?” synonymous with  a million funk and hip hop recordings, there—that I’d be […]

  • Senior Citizens Cover ‘Uptown Funk’ in Viral Video (Watch)

    Feb 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *A geriatric version of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” is the latest viral sensation. A group of senior citizens covered the popular song, tweaking some of the lyrics and renaming it “Oldtown Funk.” Singer Alex Boye leads the featured performers, ranging in age from 65 to 92. “All the grandmas and Grandpas in […]