Artist Feature: Smoke DZA
Last week saw New York rapper Smoke DZA drop his new album, Rugby Thompson on the High Times record label. We managed to ask him a few fun questions about the music and his career. What can the fans expect from the Rugby Thompson album? Creativity and fly shit. What else? How did the partnership with High Times come about? Me being the Kushed God and them being High Times our paths were...
Sweepstakes: Win Lollapalooza Tickets!
Summer is in full swing, and the sounds of the 2012 summer are going to be in Chicago in August for the completely sold-out Lollapalooza festival. If you missed out on tickets for the hottest weekend of the year, fret not! Groovebug has some special tickets for our fans and followers… read on to find out how to win! We have two 3-day festival admission tickets to give away to...
Groovebug takes Student Startup of the Year at the...
Last night was the inaugural Moxie Awards, (a joint presentation from Built In Chicago and New World Ventures), held at Park West in Chicago. 20 awards were presented as part of ‘celebrating the best in digital’. Among the companies nominated in various categories; Groupon, Crate & Barrel, Redbox, Power2Switch, BrightTag, GrubHub, Excelerate, Sprout Social and many more. Among...
Review: Céu @ Double Door, Chicago
The stage lights come up, the last DJ record fades, and the crowd begin to buzz. Brazilian superstar Céu struts onstage at the Double Door in Chicago to a packed floor, and fires straight into Falta De Ar, the lead track from her latest album, Caravana Sereia Bloom. Getting here was quite a journey. After studying music theory and becoming adept at the violão, she went on to become a huge name in...
New Groovebug Feature: Mr. Vegas
Jamaican dancehall star, Mr. Vegas, drops a 31 track album just in time for summer called Sweet Jamaica. Lucky for you, and thanks to Mr. Vegas’ label, we’re streaming the entire project in Groovebug for iPad. Half of the album is roots reggae and the other is dancehall. We’re rockin’ the dancehall half of the album in Groovebug HQ right now. It is taking every ounce...
The GZA is poised to drop some knowledge about the... →
The GZA aka “The Genius” of the Wu-tang Clan is getting ready to drop a new project that combines hip hop with science education. As music junkies who are also science nerds, we can’t wait to check it out. Click the link above to read the article from the Wall Street Journal.