Daniel Offner

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REVIEW: Jaden Smith's Introspective Debut Album 'SYRE'

He’s not claiming to be “The King of Rock” but <b>Jaden Smith</b> just dropped his major label debut, <i>Syre</i> and it’s pretty damn interesting and original. It’s …

Jaden Smith

Stream: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club attacks “King Of Bones”

<b>Black Rebel Motorcycle Club</b> is preparing to roll out their new LP <i>Wrong Creatures.</i>Due on January 18, 2018, the record appears to be a return to their …

Fort Lauderdale

Stream: Glassjaw returns with clarity on “Shira”

Long Island post-hardcore legends Glassjaw have returned with a new album. Due on 12-1, <b>Material Control</b> is their first full length project in 15 …

Bastille Day

Review: Hopsin drains personal truth on No Shame

<b>Hopsin</b> took the pain and anger that decorated his life and channeled it into <i>No Shame.</i><p>From the moment “Hotel In Sydney” drops, the Los Angeles rapper …

Mind

Review: Bjork fails to connect on Utopia

<b>Bjork</b> rolled out a very uncommercial album in <i>Utopia.</i><p>Somewhere in the middle of this is a cruel sense of irony that it was dropped on Black …

Emotions

Sounding OFF: The Best of 2017 From New York City

It has been quite an eventful year in “the city that never sleeps.” <b>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio</b> paid tribute to the birthplace of Hip-Hop by …

Jack Antonoff

Salute Spotlight: 7 Must-Hear Independent Artists (11/22/2017)

Salute Spotlight: making scoping out nifty independent acts a breeze.<p>With the music scene being such a vast and mysterious place, it can be easy for …

Flee

Black Friday Etiquette: Don't Go H.A.M.

<b>Black Friday</b> is upon us! Just remember while you’re shopping, don’t be a jerk.<p><i>The Serial Shopper is Salute Magazine’s weekly</i> column authored <i>by</i> …

Shopping

Holiday Gift Guide Featuring The Best Gift Sets

Holiday shopping can be difficult. Finding the perfect present for someone isn’t an easy task, but gift sets make it a lot easier.<p>There are a ton of …

Shopping

Best Dressed Celebrities From The 2017 American Music Awards

The 45th annual American Music Awards took place on Sunday, November 19th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. As always, the entertainment …

Awards

Take a Look Inside Serena Williams' New Orleans Wedding

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian tied the knot at their New Orleans fairytale wedding on November 16th. As featured exclusively in Vogue, the …

Weddings

Raiders Fire Ken Norton Jr. as Defensive Coordinator

Getting lit up by a near-unstoppable <b>New England Patriots</b> offense was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Only instead of a straw, it was a two-ton …

Jack Del Rio

Watch: Part Native “Pop That”

Flosstradamus’ label HDY is dropping some new fire from their artist <b>Part Native</b>.If you didn’t know Flosstradamus started his own recording label</b> …

Skrillex

DRAM continues hot streak with Ill Na Na

Day-glo soul dreamer DRAM is on a role.He’s got two new anthems out with heavyweights <b>Rick Rubin</b> (production) and <b>Playboi Carti.</b>The track that was …

Playboi Carti

After unjust ejection, its clear that NBA demands perfection from DeMarcus Cousins

<b>New Orleans Pelicans’</b> center <b>DeMarcus Cousins</b> was ejected from Monday night’s game against the <b>Oklahoma City Thunder</b>.After slightly elbowing reigning …

Basketball

Harley Quinn returns to animation with solo outing

Harley Quinn made her debut in the 90’s animated landmark <i>Batman: The Animated Series.</i><p>From conception, she was a popular character that despite being …

Batman

Killah Priest & 4th Disciple Team Up With 'Don't Sit on the Speakers Vol. I'

<b>Wu-Tang Clan</b> affiliates <b>Killah Priest</b> and <b>4th Disciple</b> have returned with their latest tag-team project, <i>Don’t Sit on the Speakers Vol. I</i>. The first of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Orleans Celebrates Dr. John Day on Nov. 21st, 2017

The New Orleans City Council has declared Tuesday, Nov. 21 is officially <b>Dr. John Day</b> in celebration of the artist’s 77th birthday.Malcolm John …

Robert F. Kennedy

Go Primitive Shows Their Other face in 'A Different Person'

U.K. band <b>Go</b> <b>Primitive</b> is a hard rocking throwback that fits perfectly in the hole that has been vacant in rock.<p>Over the last decade or so it seems …

Stefano Gabbana: Sexual Harassment “It’s Not Violence”

We should be used to people saying dumb things in this day and age, shouldn’t we? Italian designer <b>Stefano Gabbana</b> opened his mouth and directly …

Feminism

Remembering Malcolm Young and his legacy in AC/DC

Malcolm Young should go down as a musical legend.As a certified 80’s child, it was impossible to avoid <b>AC/DC</b>. Their 1980 blockbuster <b>Back in Black</b> set …

AC/DC

Xscape Vs. Jermaine Dupri

On the latest episode of <i>Xscape Still Kickin It</i>, the ladies decide to have a sit down with music mogul <b>Jermaine Dupri</b>, before heading out to perform at …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Aquazurra Shelves Lawsuit Against Ivanka Trump

<b>Ivanka Trump</b> has had many woes with her brand since her father became president. She has one less now since <b>Aquazurra</b> dropped their lawsuit against …

Ivanka Trump

French Designer Azzedine Alaia Dead at 82 Years Old

Couture designer, Azzedine Alaia, passed away on Saturday, November 18th at 82 years old. The cause of death was a heart attack as reported by The …

Michelle Obama

Tamar Braxton’s Mother Evelyn Speaks Out

<b>Tamar Braxton</b>‘s mother, <b>Evelyn Braxton</b>, recently decided to pay a visit to <i>The Rickey Smiley Morning Show</i>. During her interview, she shared some …

Tamar Braxton

RECAP: Who Won It Big At The 2017 AMAs, Last Night?

The 2017 American Music Awards (AMAs) began with a rousing performance of <b>R.E.M.</b>‘s hit song, “Everybody Hurts” by <i>American Idol</i> winner <b>Kelly Clarkson</b> …

Luis Fonsi

REVIEW: CyHi the Prynce Drops Powerful Debut 'No Dope on Sundays'

<b>CyHi The Prynce</b> has been a mixtape machine, having released nine records since his breakout performance on <b>Kanye West</b>‘s 2010 critically acclaimed …

Rap & Hip-Hop

GAME RECAP Raiders-Patriots: Raiders Dismantled Piece by Piece

Patriots.com<p>Patriots.com<p>I’m going to start this with a joke (no, not the <b>Oakland Raiders</b> performance in this game, we’ll get to that). The nation of …

Stephen Gostkowski

Pharrell Williams announces release date for special project

<b>Pharrell Williams</b> is a forward thinking artist that has produced vintage material in multiple categories.In music, he is exceptional artist and …

Pharrell Williams

INTERVIEW: Talib Kweli Talks Twitter Beef With Online Racists

Brooklyn-rapper <b>Talib Kweli Greene</b> was locked out of his account on Twitter after refusing to delete the contact information of a Texas lawyer, who at …

Racism