Archives - August 2014

28
Aug

Happy Labor Day From JAMBOX Entertainment!

Hello JAMBOX Friends and Family,   It’s been a very interesting summer, and actually the coolest summer in over a decade! Sadly, we lost some of our groundbreaking actors like Lauren Bacall, and the amazing Robin Williams, as well as legendary soul music artist, Bobby Womack. On a brighter note, we’ve seen an original 10 …

25
Aug

Remembering Aaliyah

Thirteen years ago on this day, the music-world lost a great, young talent. Singer, actress, dancer and model Aaliyah Haughton rose to fame through her work with producers and artists, R. Kelly, Timbaland, and Missy Elliot. She quickly became one of the best-selling R&B artists in music history. Despite her untimely death, Aaliyah’s legacy lives …

16
Aug

Behind the Scenes Artists Struggles: Prince II

Prince reached a point in his career in which he felt that Warner Brothers was not allowing him creative freedom. Warner didn’t want Prince to produce an album every year as he wanted and had been doing. They feared that producing too much material would not help everything sell well. With every new album or …

15
Aug

Today Marks the 45th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival

Today marks the anniversary of the original #Woodstock back in 1969. The festival, which took place over a course of 3 days (August 15, 1969 – August 18,1969) took place in Bethel, New York. 32 acts, including, the legendary Jimi Hendrix, performed for 400,000 people. Check out Jimi’s rendition of  “The Star Spangled Banner” below. …

13
Aug

Behind the Scenes Artists Struggle: Prince

Artists go through many struggles before and during their climb to success. Here is the first part of Prince Rogers Nelson’s struggles. June 7, 1958 Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis. With a name inspired off his father’s stage name & jazz band name – Prince Rogers Trio included Prince’s mother as vocalist – …

11
Aug

JAMBOX ELITE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEWEST PRODUCER – CHRIS “YUNGSTAR” JOSEPH

JAMBOX ELITE MUSIC PRODUCTIONS proudly presents to you our newest addition to our team of top engineers and producers. Check out our newest hip-hop/r&b producer, Chris “Yungstar” Joseph! “Yungstar” has been in the music industry for several years now and has produced for big names such as Lupe Fiasco, The Kid Daytona, and many more! Head over to our PRODUCERS page to read …

10
Aug

DON’T MISS THE JAMBOX FAMILY’S NAKED COWBOY & DANIELLE STAUB ON OPRAH WINFREY’S “WHERE ARE THEY NOW?”

On Oprah Tonight: Straight from the JAMBOX Family, The Naked Cowboy and Danielle Staub Both appearing on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” airing Sunday, August 10 at 9:00p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Find out where the “infamous” Naked Cowboy, whose eclectic cowpunk / rock album was recorded at JAMBOX Entertainment, is with his …

5
Aug

In With the New

By: Ethan Jaynes, the Intern A couple weeks ago I saw James Taylor live in concert at Bethel Woods. Unsurprisingly, he put on a terrific show; backing him was a talented live band, and his velvety voice was as incredible as it was during his 1970 BBC Studios show. Also unsurprisingly, I was one of the …