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The Chariot 2013 Feature

EDITORIAL: This is a Celebration – Some Parting Thoughts on a Band Called The Chariot

Call it weird, but there was always this part of me that had known deep down inside that One Wing would be The Chariot’s final album. Yes, this Douglasville-based act had already released four prior albums as well as a label-released demo EP [talk about an oxymoron], but it wasn’t until that summer in 2012 […]

Rita Ora 2012

Rita Ora Releases Acoustic Footage Of “R.I.P.” & “Roc The Life”

Roc Nation’s rising star Rita Ora has been making quite the impact on the hip-hop/pop game and UTG has got two new acoustic videos you absolutely need to view. Ora performs her hit single “R.I.P.” and “Roc The Life” acoustic for the world to enjoy. These two videos were recorded in a high-end studio and […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Adding to the huge stretch of promotion for her debut, Rita Ora has released the brand new music video for her hit single “R.I.P.” and the UTG staff is loving it. This video is filled with a Ora and Tinie Tempah doing their thing and absolutely destroying the track. Keep a look out for this […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah & Drake – R.I.P. (Im Ready For Ya) (Remix)

Need an anthem for your Saturday night? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Hitting the blogosphere only a few short hours ago, the remix of Rita Ora’s “R.I.P.” brings together the aspiring pop starlet with Tinie Tempah, as well as the song’s original writer, Drake. A few demos surfaced of Drake making this one his […]

Rita Ora 2012

STREAM: Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Roc Nation’s latest signee Rita Ora has unleashed her debut single called “R.I.P.” featuring Tinie Tempah and it is a hit around our offices! The single combines an upbeat blend soaring vocals, Tinie’s unmatched flow, and a ridiculously catchy melody. This song was written by Drake, with production coming from Chase and Status. Please check […]

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Rest In Peace: Slim Dunkin (Mario Hamilton)

It has been confirmed by Atlanta Police that Brick Squad Monopoly artist Slim Dunkin (Mario Hamilton) was shot and killed yesterday in an Atlanta recording studio. Apparently, the twenty-four-year-old was involved in some sort of verbal dispute before-hand and it escalated quickly. Read an official statement from Atlanta Police Department’s Major Keith Meadows by looking […]

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BREAKING NEWS: R.I.P. Valencia (2003-2011)

UTG has just received an email from Valencia announcing that they will be splitting up in the near future. In a letter to fans, the band wrote: “Valencia originally came together back in 2003. Most of us were still just in high school, but we all had gotten to know each other through the tightly […]

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Augustana Announce Breakup

The pop geniuses behind “Boston,” Augustana, have announced they are breaking up. News broke earlier today via a message from the band, which you can read below. The message cites difficulties maintaining their lifestyle as a leading cause for the split and mentions the members are all still on good terms. Augustana released their fourth […]

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R.I.P. DJ Mehdi

Sad news today was revealed that French producer Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, known as DJ Mehdi, has passed at the extremely young age of 34. It has been reported by Pitchfork and Mehdi’s publicist that he passed due to an undisclosed “accident.” The death was spread around the internet earlier through a Tweet from hip-hop DJ Cut […]

R.I.P. Michael “Würzel” Burston (ex. Motörhead)

Motörhead’s former guitarist, and longtime bass technician, Michael “Würzel” Burston was found dead yesterday at the age of 61. No information has been released yet regarding what was cause of death. We offer our condolences to his family and friends. Würzel can be heard on these MOTÖRHEAD albums: * No Remorse (1984) * Orgasmatron (1986) […]

R.I.P. “Jackass” star Ryan Dunn

It is a truly sad day for fans of physical comedy. TMZ has learned that Jackass star Ryan Dunn, also known for his appearances on Viva La Bam, has died following a car accident earlier today in Pennsylvania. According to reports, Dunn and an unidentified person both died in the crash, which happened around 3 […]

R.I.P. Anthony Basurto (Joan Red)

We have just received word that Anthony Basurto, vocalist for alternative rock band Joan Red, has passed away. No further details are available at this moment, but fans have already begun posting messages to the band on Facebook. Our thoughts are with the members of Joan Red, their families, and the family of Anthony Basurto. […]