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Skrillex To Headline Massive EDM Festival

Skrillex is set to headline a slate of superstar DJs in Vancouver for the second-ever Contact Festival, to be held at BC Place on Dec. 26 and 27. Diplo and Kaskade will also play the two-night set, wi...
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And America's Best DJ is...

We've come along way since 2010, when DJ Times magazine's fan-voted America's Best DJ competition took a credibility hit with the inclusion of Jersey Shore star Pauly D among the nominees. This year,...

Is the Harlem Shake Meme Cultural Appropriation?

The most recent online sensation created by dimwits with access to cameras is the Harlem Shake meme. However, the name of the meme has recently become a topic of discussion and controversy for some, particularly after a group of Harlemites responded to the new Harlem Shake meme in a video released last week. Arguably, the Harlem Shake meme is a form of cultural appropriation in that it is the popular use (and misuse) of a cultural artifact to black culture by a predominantly white crowd. Most importantly, this new Harlem Shake has already began to eradicate the original Harlem Shake from popular culture online.