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Red Bull Academy Magazine

Red Bull Music Academy magazine is the online magazine of The Red Bull Music Academy, which promotes an international series of music workshops and festivals.

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Public Enemy at Rikers Island

Retrospective and Interview by Amy Linden, Red Bull Academy Magazine, April 2013

IT'S DIFFICULT for a generation raised on Carrie and the girls, luxury condos and cabs that have no problem taking you to Brooklyn to wrap ...

Common: Center of Chaos: Common's Electric Circus

Retrospective by Michael A. Gonzales, Red Bull Academy Magazine, 24 March 2015

In the wake of the wide-ranging To Pimp a Butterfly, Michael A. Gonzales looks back to Common's most ambitious full-length. ...

Sade: Interview: Sade

Interview by Michael A. Gonzales, Red Bull Academy Magazine, 20 July 2015

Michael A. Gonzales reaches into his archives for an interview with the singer from 1992 ...

James Brown, George Clinton, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, Prince: Take The Power Back: Black Artist-Owned Labels

Retrospective by Michael A. Gonzales, Red Bull Academy Magazine, 25 January 2016

At the height of their careers, Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, George Clinton and Prince all formed their own imprints. Michael Gonzales tells the ...

Beyoncé: I'm More Than What You Made of Me: Making Sense of Beyoncé's Curious Film Career

Essay by Jason King, Red Bull Academy Magazine, 18 February 2019

Jason King explores the best and worst of Beyoncé's movie roles – and how they help us better understand her path to global superstardom. ...

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