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The Chainsmokers Own Alex Pall Has Shed Some Light On The Band

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There aren’t many out there who are unaware of the Chainsmokers, consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. Though the two weren’t always producing music together, it might as well have been that way since they had no trouble creating smash hits right away. Since they first became mainstream, the duo has produced many hits that have dominated the music billboards, including “Closer”, “Paris”, and “Roses”.

After “Closer” smashed the music charts, Alex and Andrew started their tour to promote their music and their band, doing several interviews along the way.

One of the unique parts of the Chainsmokers band is that they are major collaborators and have had big names from all over the music industry feature in their songs, including Halsey in “Closer”. Featuring guest vocalist brings extra attention for both parties and allows them to create a musical style that few others in the world can. Like many of their collaborations, Alex and Andrew love to work with other artists, specifically saying how joyful it was to work with Halsey on “Closer”.

Lately, the Chainsmokers have been changing things up with their music for the better. Starting in 2015, the Chainsmokers were at the top of the dance and op genre. Today, many fans are surprised at how different there music has become, including Andrew Taggart being a lead singer for the duo. In the beginning, neither Alex or Andrew actually did the vocals for their music.

Since their first couple of hits, the Chainsmokers have gained international fame and their music appeals to most generations, though for the most part it, young adults and teenagers take to their music, especially the dance and hip-hop style. Thanks to the presence of social media and the vast expanse of the internet, it is easy for Alex and Andrew to see who their fans are and how they try to interact with them.

How Jay Z and Desiree Perez Maneuver Business Toward Future

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Desiree Perez may be no household name but she has been by the side of super star business mogul and renowned musician Jay Z for the past two decades. Perez works as part of the Roc Nation team and she is one of the guiding hands leading Jay Z’s company into the future. Right now Jay Z is looking at a pretty big moment in his life: the end of his 360 Deal with Live Nation. Almost a decade ago Jay Z signed a 10 year/$150 million contract with Live Nation in order to see his music and live performances controlled by the company. With the deal reaching a ‘buy-sell’ moment, where either party can choose to walk away or re-negotiate, we are preparing for a big round of industry news. See related article on

Jay Z can’t have been upset with the structure of his deal as it provided him an excellent groundwork upon which to grow his brand. With that being said, in ten years the music industry has changed in a dramatic way. Now there are rumors abound that Live Nation is seeking to pull out of representing Jay Z’s recorded music — a marked change in the structure of their deal. According to sources close to Live Nation the company is still at least interested in representing Jay Z’s live performances but that might not be enough to keep him on board.

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Desiree Perez and Jay Z were spotted in Santa Monica, CA taking a sit down dinner/meeting with the president of Universal Music Group.  For more of Dez, click on  In the wake of Jay Z’s pending free agency this sit down is taking on renewed importance. Could Jay Z be looking to jump ship and take on a deal with UMG? The logistics make sense as UMG would give Jay Z ample room to grow.  More to read on

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