Basketball icon and actor Shaquille O'Neal has made it clear in an interview that he's not a celebrity DJ, and has in fact been doing it since the 80s.
The star got into his musical pedigree during Ebro Darden's recent Beats 1 show on Apple Music, revealing he also has the only recording of an unreleased track he made in the studio with The Notorious B.I.G, AKA Biggie Smalls.
"I’m the only one with a copy and it’ll never get released because I’ll never do it to him…he went in."
A representative of Avicii has stated that reports of plans for a new full-length album from the deceased artist later this year are inaccurate.
Despite previous reports that the family of the DJ/producer – real name Tim Bergling – and the head of his former label Geffen Records, Neil Jacobson had green lighted the release a collection of finished tracks that he had been working on prior to his tragic death last month, a new report has stated that the statements were unfounded.
Martin Garrix played what fans believe to be an unreleased track at the beginning of his EDC Las Vegas set last weekend.
A huge crowd packed out circuitGROUNDS on the Sunday, with the intro a standout moment from the 60-minute spectacular. The core tune has apparently been tagged on set list website 1001tracklists.com as 'Bring It Down' by Dyro, but many believe the main man is also involved in the cut.
Tiesto has dedicated his latest Club Life radio show to Avicii.
Opening the new show with ‘Bromance (Avicii’s Arena Mix)’ which Bergling produced under his alias Tim Berg, Tiesto said, “Friday the 20th April is a day I’ll never forget. On that day, I lost a true friend and the world lost one the most innovative and talented producers in the world.
Nile Rodgers has spoken out about his close relationship with Avicii in a new interview.
In the interview, Rodgers refers to Avicii as one of his "favourite people in the world to work with” mentioning his ability as a “great natural melody writer”.
The disco pioneer also goes on to say in the inerview with Complex that the Swedish songwriter/DJ was “one of the best, if not the best” producer he’s ever worked with.
Earlier this month, DJ Mag North America headed to Pa’l Norte for the first time ever. Taking place in Monterrey, the capital and largest city of the north-eastern state of Nuevo León, Pa’l Norte (translation: to the North) is the quintessential music festival of northern Mexico. It’s the biggest in the region, too, attracting 210,000 festivalgoers across the two-day event.
Avicii’s family have today (26th April) come forward with a new statement, implying that the EDM star died by suicide.
Last Friday (20th April), news broke that the Swedish DJ/producer had been found dead in his hotel room in Moscat, Oman where he had been on holiday.
Cream Classical has unveiled plans for two events at Liverpool Cathedral, hometown spectacles that will help mark the UK clubbing institution's 26th birthday.
The shows will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October, when the 50-piece Kaleidoscope Orchestra will deliver dancefloor anthems that have come to define Cream over the last two decades within a truly stunning setting. Both performances will last two-hours, with official afters free to all ticket-holders.
More than 80 artists have been confirmed for the 2018 instalment of American electronic and hip-hop festival HARD Summer, which takes place between 4th and 5th August at The Speedway in Fontana in Southern California.
Virtual Self, Porter Robinson’s newly launched side project, has returned with a new music video for the track ‘Key’.
John Ochoa is the editor-at-large of DJ Mag North America. You can find him living his best life on Twitter.