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    The Impact Of Gospel Music On My Life

    Have you ever heard a song that moved you to the point where you wanted to tell all of your friends about it? Well, that’s the type of feeling you may experience when listening to gospel music. By its very definition, the term gospel means ‘good news.’ Gospel music...
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    Justin Utley Releases A Song with deep meaning, “SCARS”

    When I heard about Justin Utley and his new song, “Scars,” I knew, I wanted to write about it, especially after my neighbor, a 30-years old man committed suicide a week ago. Suicide in America is dominated by white men, who account for 70 percent of all cases. Plus,...
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    Singer Stewart Taylor Gets Messy This Labor Day

    The summer might be coming to an end, but with the right song, it will be bittersweet. And if I didn’t know any better, I would think Stewart Taylor was reading my mind! “Mess Your Hair Up,” his new track has an R&B funk song that is reminiscent of...
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    KENDRA ERIKA HEATS UP PRIDE SEASON WITH “A DEEPER LOVE”

    #1 Billboard dance artist Kendra Erika and Grammy Award-winning producer Damon Sharpe unite for a fifth time on “A Deeper Love,” their powerful new song that urges listeners to dig deeper into their acceptance of others and love of self. ...
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    DJ Larry Peace – I’m A Kinkster Too (ft. Corey Wesley)

    "I took a risk with combining my love for kink and music, and it paid off with the opportunity to create “I’m A Kinkster Too” with Corey Wesley." - DJ/Producer Larry Peace...
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    OVAH MAG Interview: Get To Know DJ Larry Peace

    I was touched when DJ Larry shared that Kinkster MAG and Kinkster Music had a heavy influence on him while creating this project. Inspiring others to be creative is the best part of Kinkster....
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    BHuman Beat “Goodbye” into their Insecurities

    BHuman has its beginnings in the separate musical careers of New York-based music producer Harrison Scott and UK Musician Billie Lloyd. The duo crossed paths in New York City in 2015 when they quickly bonded over shared niche musical references and eventually pooled their talents together to form BHuman....
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    Interview With Music Producer DJ James Anthony

    I am becoming more and more fascinated with the role of the music producer. There are a plethora of music producers whose names we recognize but what about the unsung heroes in music, like DJ James Anthony. Learn more about this talented music producer....
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    Tina DeCara: A Songstress with an Intoxicating Voice

    Tina DeCara grew up on Long Island with her parents and two brothers. She began singing and songwriting in high school, drawing inspiration from the likes of David Bowie, Lady Gaga, and Amy Winehouse.  While her friends were not supportive of her superstar dreams, her family encouraged her to...
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    DJ MAGIC TOUCH: DJ Ted Bishop Nieves

    DJ Ted Nieves has a strong passion for music and his craft as a DJ. He has become a very important part of the gay community here in New York City. We're happy to recognize this superb DJ. You're in for the ride of your life. Enjoy our interview...
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    The Life Of A DJ: DJ Alex Brasil

    I'm ecstatic that DJ Alex Brasil was able to share some of his goals dreams and aspirations as a DJ. And if you thought language might be a barrier since he speaks Portuguese and I speak English, think again, barriers are an illusion; Google Translate is a wonder....
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    Hard to Beat Top 5 DJ Picks

    Fashion Week in New York is one of the best times of the year because you get to meet new people, see the latest fashions, and hear some of the hottest tracks in the world. I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had time to post my bi-weekly DJ...
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    The ART of the DJ: Guy DeGiacinto

    Music is my second love because it can’t replace my first, sex! Plus, having sex with a man with enough testosterone to shake and bake is hard to beat. Although, my third love will always be DJs! When it comes to music, I think they’re the reason why the...
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    Shhhh… Listen! Do You Hear the Sound Of Our 5 Top DJ Picks?

    Since launching DJ On The Rise, I’ve been introduced to a plethora of DJ’s that I have come to love and listen to on a regular basis. When it comes to the music industry it is vastly dying with respect to how artists make money. I personally believe DJ’s...
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    Who Else Wants New Music from Ariana Grande, Watch Now?!

    Among my friends, it’s probably no secret that I have not been a fan of Ariana Grande. I can’t deny it, the woman can sing, but I have to be honest; I could not bear to listen to her music until I heard her hit song, ‘Into You.’ I...
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    Exclusive: Adam Joseph Releases Hot New Video of ‘Bye Felicia’

    Adam Joseph’s hot new single “BYE FELICIA on iTunes” is the ultimate breakup slow jam with sultry vocals and old school R&B vibes. We interviewed Joseph last year and we’re delighted to exclusively share his latest video. “Bye Felicia” is not that fast-paced dance track we’ve come to know...
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    Kayne West Uses Junior Vasquez 1989 “Work This Pussy” Without Permission

    Kayne West pulled beats from Junior’s 1989 underground hit “Work This Pussy” without his permission and released it on Teyana Taylor’s K.T.S.E. release. The original was recorded in 1989, and it became one of the first tracks to launch the early 90’s vogueing craze. “I’m still intrigued by how...
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    Revolutionize the New Year with NILL ROGGER

    The countdown has begun. Ladies and gentlemen, it is almost time for a brand New Year, 2019 which begins within less than 24 hours, and we’re thrilled to be kicking off the New Year with NiLL RoGGeR, Kinkster Music’s 2019 DJ on the Rise. However, before we say goodbye...
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    2K19 DJ on the Rise – NiLL RoGGeR

    Back in the day, I used to love going to Roxy, Twilo, and the Palladium. I would even travel around the world to attend circuit parties. What I enjoyed most was listening to the DJs. I’m a die-hard fan of club and dance music and it fascinates me when...
  • The Origin of Kinkster’s DJ on the Rise

    When I launched Kinkster MAG, my mission was to create a platform where I could celebrate parts of the community that are often overshadowed by those who are deemed popular by the larger gay media publications and regularly featured and/or given an unlimited amount of press. Gay publications today...
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    Glennis Grace, Not AGT’s Winner but is an International Star

    Over the weekend, I decided it was time to binge watch America’s Got Talent. The summer is hard for me to sit and watch one of the summer’s top-rated shows; too many people to see and too many places to go. Sporadically picking episodes I came across Glennis Grace,...
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    What’s Old Is New, DJ Relentless Serves Up September’s Mix

    It’s September and there’s a strange vibe in the air. The season is about to change…not only weather wise but also politically. We are heading in to mid-term elections for the United States. And even if you don’t live there, this is an important time in the world’s history....
  • Summer Heat Explodes in this Month’s Mix by DJ Relentless

    It’s August and the summer heat makes me recall an album title by Stevie Wonder…”Hotter Than July.” It’s really a hot one out there. Hope you’re staying cool and ready for this month’s selections of “Ear Candy.” Right after I did last month’s mix I got a copy of...
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    5 New Songs to Bring on Vacation

    Having been on vacation for weeks has left me plenty of time to listen to music. This summer (thus far) has been excellent regarding music. As many of my readers know, I love music; it’s one of my passions. Honesty, in my youth, music was my go-to when I...
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