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Lana Del Rey, the Weeknd Dance on ‘Hollywood

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Lana Del Rey  slow dances with The Weeknd  in Dorothy-like ruby red shoes atop the “Hollywood” sign in the dreamlike video for their new duet, “Lust for Life.” DJ Hustle

Between bursts of VHS-quality visual distortion, the singers swoon and cuddle while gazing at the night sky. At the climax, Del Rey skips across the sign’s letters and slides down the ending “D.” “Lust for Life,” the title-track from Del Rey’s upcoming fifth LP, marks the singers’ third studio collaboration, following two Weeknd tracks: 2015’s “Prisoner” and last year’s “Stargirl Interlude.” DJ Hustle

In a recent interview with with California radio station KROQ, Del Rey credited the Weeknd for helping launch her career. “He’s kind of the reason I was ever on the radio like six years ago,” she said. “He started posting all my videos on his Tumblr and social media … He’s been in touch with me ever since then. He’s always been really supportive. He had his own path, which led him to this place that’s crazy big. But we’ve just been friends for maybe the past six years.” HustleTV

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Lana Del Rey www.HustleTV.tv www.HustleGrind.com DJ Hustle

Del Rey also revealed to KROQ the title of her upcoming Stevie Nicks collaboration, “Beautiful People, Beautiful Problems,” and detailed the song’s creation. The ” Love” singer explained that, after deciding that Lust for Lifeneeded an outside female presence, she and producer Rick Nowels approached the Fleetwood Mac vocalist.

“I kind of thought I had finished the record a couple times,” she said. “One of those times, I felt I wanted a woman on the record, and I was talking to [Nowels] about who would be great to get on the record. We both could only come up with Stevie. Funny enough, he went to high school with Stevie and wrote his first hit with her.”

Del Rey praised Nicks as “amazing,” noting that she stays up to date with contemporary music. “She’s kind of everything you hope she’s going to be,” the singer added. “She loved the track and added so much to it.” Listen to the full interview below: Follow Hustle on Twitter @DJHustle or Instagram DJHustle2407

 

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Why You Have To Hustle To Get DJing Achievement

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Why You Have To Hustle To Get DJing Achievement.

I’m always banging on about how you need to get gigs to really learn DJing – and unless you’re one of those DJs who’s happy messing around in your bedroom doing mixes for only yourself to hear, I stand right by that: No crowd, no deal. DJing is done in public. It’s a two-way thing, and it can’t be two way if it’s only you there. Thing is, to get those gigs, you need to hustle – and many people aren’t at all comfortable with that, especially beginners. DJ Hustle

“I’m not good enough!” they say. Well sorry, I’m going to hit you with it: You’ll never get good enough unless you get out of your comfort zone and land those gigs.  DJ Hustle

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Luckily, you don’t have to be an amazing DJ to start playing in public. The important thing is that you need to start. I’m going to tell you some of my own story, and then introduce you to two other DJs – Elliot and Peter – to show you exactly what I mean. About four years into my “club” DJing career, I was running my own club night, playing every Saturday to 500+ people. I was a fully professional DJ and promoter. I was paying the club hire fee, the doormen, the other DJs. I was making enough money to be buying my own house from what was left over. I was in touch with agents and booking big names, who were playing alongside me. Other times, when we had no big names playing, I would play the night either with my resident DJ partner or even on my own. Our crowd was loyal, and people often commented that the resident-only nights were better than the guest DJ nights!  Follow Hustle on Twitter @DJHustle or Instagram DJHustle2407

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Drake Sets Single-Year Recordat 2017 Billboard Music Awards

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Drake stole the show at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in more ways than one, taking home 13 honors, surpassing Adele’s mark as the artist with the most BBMA wins in one night, delivering a fiery performance in the middle of the famous Bellagio fountain and, maybe, getting himself a date after hitting on co-host Vanessa Hudgens during his acceptance speech for winning Top Billboard 200 Album for ViewsHustleTV

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“It’s crazy that we’re all here on earth for a limited amount of time, and we gotta show love while we’re here,” he said on stage midway through the telecast, before getting straight to the point: “Vanessa Hudgens, you look incredible tonight.” (Hudgens acknowledged that shortly afterward by asking if she was on the invite list for Drake’s afterparty.) HustleTV

By then, Drake had already racked up 12 BBMAs — 10 in the pre-telecast categories, and one earlier in the show for Top Male Artist — on his way to a record-breaking 13 victories, which he achieved with the evening’s final honor, Top Artist, to overtake Adele’s previous record of 12 in 2012. It’s an impressive number for an artist who utterly dominated 2016, shattering streaming records over and over again with the success of his album Views and its monster single “One Dance” featuring Wiz Kid and Kyla. DJ Hustle