Whenever anyone brings up hip hop’s golden era, chances are they’re talking about the ’90s. Hip hop grew substantially in the ’80s and, by the time the ’90s rolled around, had fully matured both artistically and commercially. Indigomusic.com is celebrating hip hop’s “golden era” with a Best of the 90’s Hip-Hop series and our first episode is on California Love. California Love is a song by 2Pac featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman. The song was released as 2Pac’s comeback single after his release from prison in 1995 and was his first single as the newest artist of Death Row
The zebra crossing located outside Abbey Road Studios is one of London’s most popular tourist spots. Each year, thousands of Beatles fans journey to the six white stripes in London and re-create the iconic “Abbey Road” album cover. With London on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, streets and famous tourist hot spots, like the Abbey Road Crosswalk, bear a deserted look. While the priority of the lockdown is to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, the city has also seen it as an opportunity for maintenance work. On March 24, 2020, the city authorities repainted this crosswalk, which was designated as a national landmark by the British government in 2010. Watch this video to know more.
Alan Merrill, who co-wrote and sang the original version of the classic track I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll passed away on March 29, 2020, at age of 69 after contracting the deadly coronavirus. I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll became a global hit for Joan Jett in 1982 and has been covered by artists ranging from Britney Spears to Weird Al Yankovic. Alan Merrill, who was born Allan Preston Sachs in New York, had a long and varied career as a musician. We take a look at 10 interesting facts of The Arrows’ front-man Alan Merrill.