Posts Tagged: Vince Staples

Notable Philadelphia: 3/21–3/27

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Tuesday 3/21: Movie Screening, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. 8 p.m. at Tattooed Mom, Doors at 7:15 p.m., $4.

Science After-Hours: Cosmos. 7 p.m.–10 p.m., The Franklin Institute, $20 for non-members, $15 for members.

Jason Paul & the Know It Alls, the Whips, Ruby Buff, and Little Kicks.

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Artists Petition Against Streaming Enablers

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A long list of known and respected musicians from a wide variety of genres have signed a petition against the systemic enabling of illegal streaming provided by entities such as YouTube and Google.

The petition urges Congress to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which protects companies that host user sharing from being held accountable for copyright infringement if they take down offending videos or songs when requested by the artist.

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Song of the Day: “Jump Off The Roof”

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One of the least talked-about and most heartfelt tracks off Vince Staples’s identify-defining album, Summertime ’06, dispenses with the bravado of his other lyrics. At the same time, “Jump Off The Roof” showcases the fatalism and lyrical prowess that have garnered the 22-year-old Staples so much praise.

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