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NEW YEAR’S TRADITIONS AND CELEBRATIONS WITH MARRIOTT HOTELS

Three, two, one… Happy New Year! From parties lasting late into the night to day-time celebrations for the entire family and more, the country’s Midwest cities are hotspots for some of the greatest New Year’s traditions and events. Forget watching the ball drop in Times Square from your hotel room – the Midwest Marriott properties allow travelers and locals alike to ring in the New Year at their choice of festivities with convenient proximity. Whether looking to have an intimate New Year’s Eve with close friends or attending the largest gala, guests need not look far for the best lodging accommodations, some even with popular celebrations all their own.

Chicago,Illinois

• Travelers looking for an upscale celebration in the Second City have options aplenty. The JW Marriott Chicago offers its own NYE Soiree, boasting two concurrent events throughout the hotel. Featuring Chicago’s hottest live music cover bands and DJs, multiple rooms of entertainment and a four-hour all-inclusive premium package available, JW Marriott Chicago invites guests to leave the worries of the past year behind and embrace 2020 with full enthusiasm. Gala fans may enjoy “NYE 2020” at the W Chicago – City Center, an extravaganza with over-the-top entertainment, all-inclusive packages, pre- and post-parties and more in the heart of Chicago, near the Magnificent Mile. For guests looking to enjoy Chicago’s Navy Pier, the Chicago Resolution Gala, which is held annually in the Aon Grand Ballroom, is a lively option, while those traveling with children may prefer the spectacular display of Navy Pier’s Fireworks or enjoy time together at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Zoo Year’s Eve and the Chicago Children’s Museum Noon Year’s Eve. Several top Marriott properties are located just steps from these events, including The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, AC Hotel Chicago Downtown and The Westin Chicago River North.

Minneapolis,Minnesota

• Those visiting the Twin Cities have prime pickings for luxurious and comfortable Marriott properties to stay at, no matter what their plans. All within walking distance or short driving distance from some of downtown Minneapolis’ most popular celebrations, Hotel Ivy, Elliot Park Hotel, Aloft Minneapolis, Le Meridien Chambers, W Minneapolis – The Foshay, Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Emery and Moxy Minneapolis Uptown are in the center of the action. One of the most notable events for New Year’s in Minneapolis is the Crystal Ball, which offers guests 21 years of age and older the opportunity to dance, sing, laugh and play the night away, with live DJs, Piano Karaoke Lounge, an arcade game room with interactive LED games and more. In a similar fashion, Countdown Minneapolis is held annually at The Minneapolis Club, the extravagant festivities occur on multiple levels of the club with top DJs and a midnight countdown. For music lovers, the Snowta NYE Festival is a must at the famous music venue, The Armory.

Detroit,Michigan

• New Year’s in Detroit often comes with its own Motown Twist. The luxe Aloft Detroit at the David Whitney is the perfect on-site hotel for those looking to attend the annual New Year’s Eve celebration at the historic David Whitney Building, which known for beautiful art deco architecture stylings and an enclosed five-story atrium covered in marble with a skylighted roof. The party features Epicurean catering, a champagne toast, balloon drop, hors d’oeuvres and live music for the evening. For travelers and locals looking to explore the city elsewhere, top celebrations include the classic Detroit Princess Riverboat New Year’s Eve Motown Dinner Cruise, which allows guests to “rock the boat” on the Detroit River, the Resolution Ball at The Fillmore Detroit, which is billed as the most exclusive NYE party in the Midwest, and NYE Bleuout at Bleu Detroit, all convenient celebrations under three miles from Courtyard Detroit Downtown, Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit and The Henry.

Kansas City and St. Louis,Missouri

• Whether in downtown Kansas City, the Crossroads Arts District or beyond the locals and visitors know how to celebrate. At the iconic Union Station, thousands of people gather each New Year’s Eve to countdown at the New Year’s Swingin’ Eve, big band style. Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center and The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center each offer a relaxing haven after an evening out, just a mere seven minute drive from Union Station and within walking distance of the Power & Light District, which hosts NYE! Live at the KC Live! block of the popular neighborhood. A fan favorite for individuals looking to get their party on into the early hours of the New Year, The View hosts a premium event with gourmet food options, DJs and a see-and-be-seen environment. Children and adults of all ages are invited to enjoy Zoo Year’s Eve at the Kansas City Zoo and Noon Year’s Eve at Science City, which is also conveniently located at Union Station.

• Across the state in St. Louis, similar festivities are held including NYE Live! At Ballpark Village in the dining and entertainment district downtown that attracts thousands of tourists each year. The Marriott St. Louis Grand and Magnolia Hotel St. Louis are each conveniently located less than a mile from the heart of Ballpark Village and the Courtyard St. Louis Downtown West is about 10 minutes from the action.

Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati,Ohio

• The three “C Cities” in Ohio are each hotspots for New Year’s Eve, boasting their own can’t-miss bashes. The Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Party is held every year until 2 a.m. With several rooms each with their own vibe and entertainment, attendees have their choice of live band entertainment, DJs and the opportunity to enjoy a premium open bar, while being on-site at the beautiful hotel, keeping the evening safe and fun.

• In Cincinnati, visitors may enjoy a “Happy Zoo Year” at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, which is ideal for “party animals” of all ages, and the Fountain Square New Year’s Eve Blast, which welcomes thousands of attendees each year for a family-friendly, free day featuring goofy games, dancing, delicious food, musical performances, an ice skating rink and celebration finale of fireworks. Adults may prefer New Year’s Eve at Winterfest or a pre-fixe dining experience at Nicholson’s Palomino, The Palace and more, with the Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel close by to rest before and after the festivities. The city’s Courtyard Cincinnati Blue Ash and Courtyard Cincinnati Covington hotels offer comfortable accommodations a short drive from the hustle and bustle of downtown celebrations.

• Upscale travelers looking for an elevated New Year’s Eve should make their way to Cleveland’s top events including the New Year’s Eve Gala on the Nautica Queen, which never fails to sell out each year due to extreme popularity and the Decades and Diamonds at The Vault, an upscale cocktail bar in the heart of downtown. After the night of lavish fun concludes, The Westin Cleveland Downtown and The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland offer accommodations sure to match the satisfaction of celebrating the start of a new year.

YFL Kelvin New Video

YFL KELVIN RELEASES NEW VIDEO “BANDS ON TOP OF BANDS”

WATCH HERE

YFL KELVIN FEATURED IN DEF JAM’S UNDISPUTED COMPILATION, OUT MARCH 8TH

READ “HOW DEF JAM PLANS TO RECLAIM ITS HIP-HOP CROWN” ON BILLBOARD.COM

“Cleveland is on the map in a big way… YFL Kelvin is certainly in the conversation of one of the most refined sound behind his ability to channel his come-up story.”

“YFL Kelvin is an Cleveland based emcee who has been battling adversities his whole life but his musical talent is about to change everything for him.”

ABOUT YFL KELVIN

For YFL Kelvin, hip-hop is the soundtrack to his struggle. “My story is rags to riches,” the 21-year-old explains. The Cleveland native has found solace in music since his father was gunned down—in an accidental shooting—when he was just five. Kelvin began recording out of his home studio, but music was secondary to the lure of the streets, taking his rap name from his biological father and the aspirational acronym “Young, Flashy, Lifestyle.”  

The street life landed him behind bars on three occasions, “My little brother is in jail. Like, everybody who I used to be with is in jail.” No matter the tribulation, it doubled as a sonic inspiration. In 2016, his beef with a former friend sparked his first major release, “Mayweather Freestyle.” “I knew I was destined then. Something good was going to play out from all the tragedy that I’ve been through.”

2018’s “NASDAQ” would be the rocket that’d catapult Kelvin beyond Cleveland, released on YouTube the hit song has generated over 300k views. The remix with Moneybagg Yo will lead Kelvin’s first project, Out of Here.

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UNSTOPPABLE

“There’s a moment in your bones when the fire takes over,” declares LA rock band The Score–Eddie Anthony and Edan Dover – in their triumphant anthem, “Unstoppable”. Partnering with the Jeep brand for a newly-minted campaign, The Score proves that while life has a million trails, you were built for all of them.

Watch the Jeep Dial  | Grand Cherokee spot HERE, and the Jeep Dial | Compass spot HERE.

Unstoppable”is about the belief that nothing can stand in your way,” says Anthony. Dover continues, “And just turning that dial up until you break through to the other side.”

Generating over 45 million cumulative streams to date, “Unstoppable” can be found on the band’s full-length debut, ATLAS [Republic Records]—available now.

This spring, The Score support Echosmith on the Inside A Dream tour across North America. It kicks off April 4 at Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, CA, rolls through major markets coast to coast, and wraps up at The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, CA on May 12. Check out the full itinerary below.

Tickets are on sale now.

In 2015, The Score unleashed their debut Where Do You Run EP to critical reception – with 26 million Spotify streams and counting. Not only did they gain the attention of BBC Radio in the UK, but activated a dedicated fan base who propelled them into a worldwide deal with Republic Records. The band returned in 2016 with the Unstoppable EP, notching 30 million Spotify streams from their fans, and in 2017 with the Myths & Legends EP with 27 million streams to date. Their songs have been motivating fans worldwide who discover the band through the likes of the NBA, movies such as Power Rangers and Pitch Perfect 3, as well as major brands such as Jeep. Culminating in ATLAS (Deluxe) in 2017, it all adds up to The Score’s album being streamed over 110 million times on Spotify and counting. Along the way, they would earn acclaim from Billboard, Nylon, Diffuser, and more in addition to landing critical placements in film and TV.

Be More Kind

Frank Turner releases the title track from his forthcoming seventh studio album Be More Kind available on May 4th via Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor UK /Interscope Records. Listen to “Be More Kind” HERE. The album is available for pre-order HEREand those who pre-order will receive instant downloads of “Be More Kind” as well as the previously released tracks “1933” and “There She Is” from the 2017 release Songbook.

Of the track, Turner says, “‘Be More Kind’, the song, is at the heart of the album, both lyrically and musically; when I finished it, I could see the rest of the album coming back together around it.”
Be More Kind represents a thematic and sonic line in the sand for the 36-year-old. It’s a record that combines universal anthems with raw emotion and the political and the personal, with the intricate folk and punk roar trademarks of Turner’s sound imbued with new, bold experimental shades. Be More Kind is produced by Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block, formerly of psychedelic-rock Texans White Denim, and Florence And The Machine and Halsey collaborator Charlie Hugall. “I wanted to try and get out of my comfort zone and do something different,” says Turner.

The Be More Kind World Tour will head to North America on April 5, with its first leg playing to over 200,000 people across the UK, the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, taking them through to Christmas. Two Boston shows – July 1 and 2 – were added today. Turner promises that 2019 will include visits to some “slightly more weird and wonderful places.”

BE MORE KIND TOURNorth American Dates:

Tickets available HERE.

Thu/Apr-05 • Mexico City, MX • Caradura

Thu/May-31 • Detroit, MI • The Fillmore

Fri/Jun-01 • Pittsburgh, PA • Stage AE

Sat/Jun-02 • Columbus, OH • Express Live^

Sun/Jun-03 • Baltimore, MD• Pier Six Pavilion

Tue/Jun-05 • Philadelphia, PA • The Fillmore

Wed/Jun-06• New York, NY • Playstation Theater^

Fri/Jun-08 • Charlotte, NC • The Fillmore

Sat/Jun-09 • Atlanta, GA • The Tabernacle

Sun/Jun-10 • Orlando, FL • House of Blues

Tue/Jun-12 • Dallas, TX • House of Blues

Wed/Jun-13 • Austin, TX • Stubb’s

Fri/Jun-15 • Phoenix, AZ • Van Buren

Sat/Jun-16 • Los Angeles, CA • Hollywood Palladium

Sun/Jun-17 • San Francisco, CA • Warfield Theatre

Tue/Jun-19 • Salt Lake City, UT • The Complex

Thu/Jun-21 • Kansas City, MO • The Truman**

Fri/Jun-22 • Minneapolis, MN • Myth

Sat/Jun-23 • Chicago, IL • Aragon Ballroom

Sun/Jun-24 • Cleveland, OH • House of Blues

Tue/Jun-26 • Boston, MA • Royale

Wed/Jun-27 • Boston, MA • Royale

Fri/Jun-29 • Boston, MA • Royale

Sat/Jun-30 • Boston, MA • Royale

Sun/Jul-1 • Boston, MA • Royale

Mon/Jul-2 • Boston, MA • Royale

Mon/Jul-30 • Big Indian, NY • Campfire Punk Rock

Tue/Jul-31 • Big Indian, NY • Campfire Punk Rock

Wed/Aug-01 • Big Indian, NY • Campfire Punk Rock

Thu/Aug-02 • Big Indian, NY • Campfire Punk Rock

Fri/Aug-03 • Denver, CO • Red Rocks*

Thu/Sep-06 • Portland, OR • Crystal Ballroom

Fri/Sep-07 • Seattle, WA •Moore Theatre

Sat/Sep-08 • Vancouver, BC • The Vogue Theater

Sun/Sep-09 • Victoria, BC • Alix Goolden Performance Hall

Tue/Sep-11 • Edmonton, AB • Winspear Centre

Wed/Sep-12 • Calgary, AB • MacEwan Hall

Fri/Sep-14 • Saskatoon, SK • O’Brians

Sat/Sep-15 • Winnipeg, MB • Burton Cummings Theatre

Tue/Sep-18 • London, ON • London Music Hall

Wed/Sep-19 • Toronto, ON • The Phoenix Concert Theater

Sat/Sep-22 • Montreal, QC • Corona Theater

Mon/Sep-24 • Ottawa, ON • Bronson Centre

Wed/Sep-26 • Burlington, VT • Higher Ground

Sat/Sep-29 • Asbury Park, NJ • Hear Me Sea Festival

Sun/Sep-30 • Ithaca, NY • State Theatre

Mon/Oct-01 • Charlottesville, VA • Jefferson Theater

Wed/Oct-03 • Asheville, NC • The Orange Peel

Thu/Oct-04 • Nashville, TN • Cannery Ballroom

Fri/Oct-05 • Cincinnati, OH • Bogart’s

Sat/Oct-06 • Milwaukee, WI • Pabst Theater

Lucero, The Menzingers, and The Homeless Gospel Choir to support May 31 through June 24

Co-headlining show with Lucero and support from Face to Face (acoustic)*

Lucero will not be supporting**

The Menzingers will not be supporting^

Frank Turner “Be More Kind” PreOrder + eSingle/IG Track
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Rae Sremmurd

Today marks the premiere of “T’d Up,” the newest song from hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd. Released via Eardruma Records/Interscope Records, and produced by Swae Lee, Metro Boomin and Darrel Jackson pka Boomanati DJ, “T’d Up” will be featured by ESPN in their NBA campaign to promote the hotly anticipated match up between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics on February 11, when LeBron James goes to Kyrie Irving’s house to see if he can tip the scales in the Cavs favor.

Watch the ESPN spot HERE

Listen to “T’d Up” HEREHERE

“T’d Up” will feature on Rae Sremmurd’s (Mississippi-bred brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi) upcoming third full-length,SR3MM. Made with their longtime producer Mike WiLL Made-It, SR3MM arrives as the follow-up to SremmLife 2—a 2016 album featuring the multi-platinum No. 1 hit “Black Beatles” (ft. Gucci Mane). SremmLife 2 drew acclaim from the likes of the New York Times, who noted that “the quieter innovation on this album is how, thanks to the more-meditative production, SremmLife 2is at times a commentary on and an updating of decades of Southern club rap.”

Released in 2015, Rae Sremmurd’s first full-length SremmLife debuted at the top of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Rap Albums charts, in addition to cracking the Top 5 on the Top 200 Albums chart its first week. SremmLife also scored Rae Sremmurd five platinum-selling singles, including “No Flex Zone” and “No Type.”

Last August, Rae Sremmurd delivered “Perplexing Pegasus” and its accompanying video. The song was named a Best New Track by Pitchfork, who hailed the duo as “a two-man circus celebrating carefree living to the fullest, back-flipping through verses.”

Complex x Fuse

Talent Featured: Isaiah Thomas, The Ball Family, Snoop DoggUncle LukeAction Bronson and Sasha Banks

Airdate: Wednesday, January 17th at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Fuse

 

TUNE-IN:  Isaiah Thomas goes Sneaker Shopping, Snoop Dogg challenges Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell to a football showdown in Miami on Complex News, rapper Action Bronson reveals all of the elements needed to create the perfect sandwich, WWE Raw Women’s Champion Sasha Banks talks wiping out her competition with Hot Ones’ host Sean Evans and more on an all-new Complex x Fuse this Wednesday, January 17th at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Fuse.

 

Episode Highlights:

 

Two-time NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas of the Cleveland Cavaliers talks playing with LeBron James, wearing fake Jordan’s growing up and more as he goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma. The Ball family discuss their Big Baller Brand slides. Also, rappers Snoop Dogg and Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell square off at their youth football teams’ Miami showdown. 

 

 Sean Evans gets creative in the kitchen while making killer sandwiches with rapper and chef Action Bronson. And later, WWE’s Sasha Banks chows down on spicy wings on “Hot Ones” and discusses the evolution of female sports and the top highlights of her wrestling career.

 ABOUTComplex x Fuse features exclusive first-looks of athletes and celebrities eating killer food, answering burning questions, and revealing the secrets behind the hottest kicks. The weekly Complex-branded block features first-run segments from Complex’s core slate of more than 20 digital shows including signature series like First We Feast’s Hot OnesSneaker Shopping and Everyday Struggle.

Paper Paulk x Going Far

About Paper Paulk

If there’s something you should know about Paper Paulk, it’s that he’s committed to Cleveland… and good hip-hop. Devin “Paper” Paulk has garnered a reputation as an honest, outspoken and passionate emcee. His debut EP, Power, received a guest appearance from the highly respected, Pusha T. Paper Paulk has also gained the attention of fellow Cleveland artist, Machine Gun Kelly; eventually earning a performance spot during the EST Fest. He spent the summer of 2017 opening for Kap G on a 40-city tour across the United States.

You can find his YouTube here, and you can find his recent projects here!

Gentlewoman

Jacket: stylist owned 

Sweatpants: Mossimo 

Shoes: Michael Kors
Top: Bongo
Pants: Briggs
Shoes: Vans
 

Blazer: Lauren Conrad
Pants: Forever 21
Shoes: Converse All-stars 

Creative Director:
 Elise Burnett 

Photographer:Ivan Huang

Model: Chantè Presley 

Wardrobe Stylist:Hannah Audrey Lowe

Makeup Artist: Elise Burnett 

Machine Gun Kelly × Bloom

MACHINE GUN KELLY RE-RELEASES bloom  PROJECT WITH TWO NEW TRACKS 

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EST 19XX/Bad Boy/Interscope recording artist Machine Gun Kelly, returns with a brand new single, “Habits,” available now all digital platforms. The heartfelt boom tune is one of two additional tracks  included on the retooled bloom album which was released today.

It’s been a banner year for the candid Cleveland wordsmith, who unwittingly found himself perched atop the pop charts, with not one but two breakout hits. “Bad Things,” a duet with Camila Cabello, sold 6 million units worldwide and peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Hot 100, while “At My Best” with Hailee Steinfeld, likewise conquered mainstream radio and garnered over 470+ million streams globally.

Originally released this past May, bloom has already been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The reissue boasts two new songs, including “The Break Up” and “Habits.”

In between touring, Machine Gun Kelly has continued his foray into acting with plum roles in the upcoming Sandra Bullock starrer, Bird Box and the Rupert Wyatt-directed sci-fi flick, Captive State. He also teamed up with X Ambassadors and Bebe Rexha for the heart-wrenching single, “Home,” from the accompanying soundtrack to Will Smith’s new Netflix action-thriller, Bright.

Kells will close out 2017 in his home town for his Double XXMAS show at the Wolstein Center this evening. This year’s Double XXMAS marks MGK’s first ever headlining arena show.

“Think About It” Visual Realeased

Paper Paulk Drops “Think About It” Visual From Stay Committed Project

“Think About It” Visual: https://youtu.be/sh0S5cQUS1k

Stay Committed Project: http://smarturl.it/Stay-Committed

“This that lifestyle music from me to you, to encourage and motivate anyone that’s distracted from staying committed.” — Paper Paulk

About Paper Paulk
If there’s something you should know about Paper Paulk, it’s that he’s committed to Cleveland… and good hip-hop. Devin “Paper” Paulk has garnered a reputation as an honest, outspoken and passionate emcee. His debut EP, Power, received a guest appearance from the highly respected, Pusha T. Paper Paulk has also gained the attention of fellow Cleveland artist, Machine Gun Kelly; eventually earning a performance spot during the EST Fest. He spent the summer of 2017 opening for Kap G on a 40-city tour across the United States.

For more information on Paper Paulk, please visit PaperPaulk.com | Socials: @PaperPaulk