Liberty and Justice - for All? Rory D’Lasnow Releases 'An American Lie' Single/Video

July 2020 (New York, NY) — “An American Lie”, the new single/video from emerging East Coast based Singer/Songwriter Rory D’Lasnow, is now available on Spotify, YouTube and all the other major services. All proceeds from sales and streams of the song will go to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.



The song, produced by Hidden In Plain View guitarist Rob Freeman (Gym Class Heroes, Armor For Sleep, Cobra Starship, Hit The Lights) was written among the ever-increasing instances of violence against people of color in America. It speaks to the ever widening dichotomy of “An American Lie”; the supposed promise of liberty, justice and equality for all. D’Lasnow holds the belief that we as Americans are pledging our allegiance to a false ideal that is not fully realized for many of our citizens.

“We the people are responsible for standing up to speak out when we see wrongs done to our fellow man, and to help make them right whenever we can”, Rory said, “So we protest, we become activists. But then, once the public outrage subsides, the same targeting, abuse of power, and negligence in response - which has been going on for centuries - quickly returns; to a collective shrug from the general public.”

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After spending the better part of the past two years performing as the opening act for national artists at some of the East Coast's most distinguished venues and festivals, Singer/Songwriter Rory D’Lasnow; who - like Babyface, Buddy Miles, Jimmy Cliff and Dick Dale - plays right handed guitar upside down and backwards (“Lefty” as it were; but not quite) was in quarantine writing for his new EP. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and recognizing this important moment in history, he resolved to  contribute his music and its message to the cause. That respect and reverence for resilience is encompassed in “An American Lie”.

D’Lasnow continued, “My hope is that we can unite as a human race to eliminate the bigotry and prejudice that is so rampant in society today. My goal is to use my voice in the best way I can to stand up for equality and justice”.

About Rory D’Lasnow

Enigmatic Singer/songwriter Rory D’Lasnow first picked up his father’s right-handed guitar as a small child, instinctively deciding to play the instrument upside-down and backwards. Most guitarists play right handed. Some play lefty guitar. Only a select few treat the instrument as if it’s not even a guitar at all such as legendary artists like Babyface, Buddy Miles, Jimmy Cliff and Dick Dale.

Despite never turning the guitar right-side up, Rory has cultivated a unique contemplative sound that has propelled him on to perform at some of the East Coast's most distinguished venues and festivals; from the Knitting Factory, The Bowery Electric, Pianos and Rockwood Music Hall, to Revolution Music Hall on Long Island, and The Saint and Brighton Bar on the Jersey Shore.

D’Lasnow has also had the honor of opening for featured headliners such as American Idol winner Lee DeWyze, actor/musician Drake Bell, and John Corabi of Motley Crue/Dead Daisies fame. Next year, Rory is slated to perform on the Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival acoustic stage for the New Found Glory and The Early November session in April 2021.

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Demi Lovato Enjoys Romantic Malibu Date Night with Fiancé Max Ehrich Following Engagement

Demi Lovato had a date night at Malibu's Nobu restaurant with her actor fiance,and looked gorgeous as she shared a shot for her followers. Demi and her fiancé Max Ehrich are certainly basking in post engagement glow, and the 27-year-old songstress and The Young & The Restless actor, 29, are seen enjoying a sweet kiss in the picture shared. Posting the picture on Instagram, Lovato shared a shot of herself and Ehrich, and the songstress wrote the caption, "Date night at Nobu 🥰 I love you @maxehrich." Clad in a pink plunging velvet dress, Demi looked glamorous, while Ehrich sported a denim jacket for their date night.

Demi Lovato Enjoys Romantic Malibu Date Night with Fiancé Max Ehrich Following Engagement

Demi Lovato Enjoys Romantic Malibu Date Night with Fiancé Max Ehrich Following Engagement

Kendall Jenner shows off her taut tummy in a white crop top while dining with friends in Malibu before driving everyone in her classic Cadillac

Supermodel Kendall Jenner was spotted out and about in Malibu, hanging out with her pals. The 24 year old enjoyed supper with her friends at the exclusive SoHo club, and put her enviable torso on show. Clad in a white cropped top and high-waist capri trousers, Kendall showed off her toned abs, and also had on a mask amidst the ongoing pandemic. A white handbag and white Birkenstocks were also worn by Kendall, who topped off her style with black shades.

Kendall Jenner flaunts cropped top out and about in Malibu

Kendall Jenner flaunts cropped top out and about in Malibu

Superstar songstress Rita Ora, 29, was spotted during her Spanish getaway with her boyfriend, showing off her assets. Dropping jaws, the 'Let Me Love You' star went topless on the beach, wearing just a pair of tiny bikini bottoms. Showing off her slim and slender physique, Rita caught eyes and turned up the heat. Rita also had a sizzling tan all over and added to her revealing topless style was a collection of gold jewelry including necklaces, rings and bracelets. The star also had a natural glow about her and seemed in joyful spirits, spending time with her friends and pals.

Rita Ora goes topless on Spanish getaway with pals

Rita Ora ditched her bikini top as she enjoyed a recent trip to the beach during her lavish holiday to Ibiza Rita Ora looks sexy as she take off her bikini top exposing her perfect boobs on the beach with her new boyfriend and friends in Ibiza. Topless Rita Ora sizzles in jaw-dropping display during lavish Spain getaway

Valentina Sampaio Hopes to Inspire Transgender Youth With History-Making SI Swimsuit Announcement

Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio has been enlisted to grace the pages of the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, making her the first transgender woman to receive the honor. The 23 year old, who has also posed for lingerie giant Victoria's Secret, will be seen in a sultry photoshoot in the publication's 2020 edition. Photographed at the picturesque Scrub Island in British Virgin Islands by Josie Clough, Valentina turns up the glam factor and drips in sex appeal. Showcasing her toned physique, the model shows off skimpy one-shoulder swimsuits and bandeau bikinis. Along with Valentina, the SI Swim Issue 2020, to be launched on July 21, 2020, will also feature Brooks Nader, Jospehine Skriver, Lorena Duran, Kim Riekenberg, Marquita Pring, Anita Marshall and Hyunjoo Hwang as one of the eight Rookie models.

Valentina Sampaio Makes History as Sports Illustrated’s First Trans Model

July, 2020 (Long Island, NY) – While watching attentively at the protests that have been filling the streets of America, 15 year old Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle felt inspired to write a song entitled “Enough”; which aims to affect a positive change in the fight against systemic racism in the United States - and all around the world. He then enlisted friends Ethan Felizzari/Versa the band (whom Robert collaborated with on "Hate Me" in 2019) and CK Records Management Division artist Don Da Menace to create this poignant and memorable tribute to an important cause - the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Produced and Engineered by Colton Lava, “Enough” (with Versa the Band & Don Da Menace) is now available on Spotify, Apple Music and all the major services. The video for the track is also available on YouTube.

"When is it enough?? I am upset by what I see from those who are supposed to be protecting all of us from harm, and by what I hear from the so called leaders of our country about it", Robert said, "The constitution is supposed to provide equality and liberty for everyone, regardless of your race, and that just doesn’t seem to always happen - especially for those in the Black community. It's wrong and it needs to change, now. Young people especially are just fed up and even though a lot of us can't vote - yet - our generation isn't just going to sit by and do nothing".



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About Robert Eberle:

A Long Island native, Robert Eberle has been singing for most of his life. Eberle is a young, versatile singer & songwriter. Robert writes all of his own music, lyrics and works with various producers to create unique moments within his songs. Each one of Eberle’s songs are stories and moments into his life and others around him. Eberle has finally found his sound. Influences like Finneas & Billie Eilish helped to create Eberle’s genre as one that is Alternative meets Pop Rock. His new single, “Enough” is now available on ITunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Apple Music. You can also find the “Enough” Music Video on Eberle’s Youtube Channel. All the proceeds for “Enough” will be donated. You can also contribute by buying the “Enough” Merchandise as well. All of the proceeds from the merchandise will be donated too.

About Versa the Band:

With a name as ambiguous as Versa the Band, you have to wonder, what even is this project? Originating from Long Island, New York, Versa the Band made it a priority to create music that was genreless; a discography for anyone to listen to, not defined in any one box. The band — which isn’t much of a band at all — describes itself as a “Music Collective” of artists who come together to collaborate with founder Ethan Felizzari. VTB’s sound blends Alternative and Hip Hop with traditional Pop, elements of Jazz, Soft Rock & more. Influences include artists like Bon Iver, James Blake, Rosalia, & soul legend Sam Cooke. Versa the Band is currently signed to indie label CK Records (A CK Productions Company) and is expected to release their first full length project in Late Fall 2020.

About Don Da Menace:

Don Da Menace is a NYC based Hip Hop artist whose style can best be defined as “old school” meets “new school”. Don Da Menace has quickly become an artist many in Uptown, NY have been paying attention to. His detailed lyricism & attention to storytelling seems to emulate the likes of Hip Hop greats like Jay-Z, J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar. However, within his lyricism, Don Da Menace always manages to get you moving, having fun & feeling a wide range of emotions. His flow is remarkable, his style is impeccable and his love for NYC is deep rooted — all of which you can hear clearly in his music. Don Da Menace is currently working on his largest full length mixtape to be released in August 2020.

Amanda Holden displaying her stunning style as she donned a skin-tight nude top while heading to work at Heart Radio

Amanda Holden headed to work at Heart Radio and put on an eye-popping display of her perky assets clad in a figure-hugging ensemble. The 49 year old, judge on Britain's Got Talent, was seen wearing a tight ribbed top paired with a matching mini skirt, and looked both sexy and chic.

Putting her trim and toned torso on show, the celebrity gave major hot-secretary vibes and instantly caught the eye in her ribbed ensemble, which was a sophisticated nude hue. Nude heels and a pair of oversized tortoise-shell shades completed her outfit for the rainy day.

Amanda Holden – Leaving Global Radio Studios in London

Ariana Grande shares a sweet kiss with her boyfriend Dalton Gomez

Pop star Ariana Grande went Instagram official with her boyfriend Dalton Gomez as she shared a couple of pictures from her festive horror film–themed birthday party on Friday. Turning 27, the songstress celebrated with her friends and Dalton, and in one picture is also seen sharing a sweet kiss with her latest beau.

Planting a kiss on her cheek, Dalton and Ariana are all smiles in the picture and are clearly much in love. Ariana's birthday party was decked in pretty floral arrangements, inspired by the sinister set design of last year's indie horror hit Midsommar.

Also locking lips with Dalton, who is a real estate agent, the songstress looked content and the couple shared many a happy moments, looking as if they will burst into smiles and laughter.

Clad in white sweater crop top that put her toned midriff on show, Ariana's look was paired with a lustrous white satin skirt. A towering dramatic flower crown was also added to her look, that paid homage to Florence Pugh's headgear in Midsommar.

Millie Bobby Brown Stars in Netflix’s Enola Holmes

Fame of 'Stranger Things', Millie Bobby Brown after her successful ongoing role as 'Eleven', grabs another Netflix venture. Starring as Sherlock Holmes' teen sister in the upcoming Netflix movie Enola Holmes, Millie Bobby Brown is ready to impress. Based on the namesake book series by Nancy Springer, the movie is directed by Fleabag and director Harry Bradbeer of 'Killing Eve', and is written by Jack Thorne.

Millie Bobby Brown stars as the title character, and is also a producer on the movie. The role of her older brother, Sherlock, is played by 'Superman' Henry Cavill, while Sam Claflin will be playing their sister Mycroft Holmes. A-list actress Helena Bonham Carter will play their mother Eudoria Holmes, and the movie will be based on her disappearance with Millie playing the quest to find her.

The movie will be set in the year 1884, and will begin on Enola’s 16th birthday, when she discovers her mother missing. Enola sets off to find her mother, outwitting her famous brother Sherlock, and becoming a super-sleuth in her own right. The movie also dwells along a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.

Adding some drama around the release of the movie, Variety reports that the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Netflix for copyright and trademark issues relating to the film's portrayal of Sherlock. The famous detective is showcased to possess emotions, even as most of the stories have slipped past the 95-year window for copyright protection in the U.S. The estate claims that the movie depicts Sherlock as warm and friendly, however, it is not yet clear if Netflix has responded to the lawsuit.

Enola Holmes will be released on Netflix this September.

Demi Rose flaunts her famous curves in intricately bejewelled bikini with sizzling chained bottoms in her latest smouldering snap

Social media sensation Demi Rose, known for her sizzling curves and racy snaps, gave her followers another eye-popping picture to drool at, shared on her Instagram account. Delighting with her usual display of ample curves, the 25 year old shared a smouldering picture, wearing a next-to-nothing skimpy bikini. The nude two-piece design was a bejewelled one, with intricate adornments all over along with diamantes and chains. The Sutton Coldfield-born beauty, 25, highlighted her hourglass curves in the daring bikini from Joselyn Cano Swimwear, and barely contained her curves in it.

The dazzling bikini featured diamantes at the waist and chains at the hip, and her limelight stealing steamy snap also showed off her signature honey-coloured hair that tumbled down in loose curls over her shoulders. A dewy makeup look accentuated Demi's pretty features and topped off her style. Demi, who frequently travels to exotic locations for swim shoots, is currently isolating in her London flat due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Billie Eilish for GQ UK July/August 2020

Teenage superstar Billie Eilish is the cover star of GQ UK, edition of July/August 2020. The Grammy award winner is photographed by Danielle Levitt and features on two covers of the issue, clad in her signature oversized ensembles. Wearing all green, that pops with her neon green dyed hair, the songstress is seen in a green and black plaid shirt styled with matching trousers and statement green shades.

The rest of the photoshoot has the songstress wearing similar funky and cool designs from high-end brands, and has them paired with bold accessories. Talking to the publication about body image, Billie tells that she has never been physically desired by any of her ex-boyfriends and therefore she predominantly wears loose clothing.

Billie Eilish for GQ UK July/August 2020

Kylie Jenner showcases her eye-popping cleavage in racy bikini top with high-waisted orange jeans in latest sizzling lockdown snap

'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star and makeup mogul Kylie Jenner, 22, looked incredible as she showed off her lock down style clad in a black bikini top paired with high-waisted orange trousers. The world's youngest billionaire looked nothing short of gorgeous in the snap in which she highlighted her eye-popping cleavage wearing a next to nothing bikini top.

The mother-of-one also showed off her trim waist and hourglass curves wearing jeans which fit her like a glove. Kylie's long, dead straight went down till her waist, while she pinned half of her hair up to show off her natural make-up look consisting of a taupe lip and dewy finish.

Sibling Revelry: 'Sista Chat' with Sydney & Ame is LIVE on Instagram

(New York, NY) -- Super siblings Sydney & Ame have burst on the scene with their daily “Sista Chat” on Instagram. Recent interviews include: Godfrey, Tiffany Haddish, Cocoa Brown, Angela E. Gibbs and Ada Luz Pla with more to be announced. There is also an expanded Talk Show in the works.

CHECK OUT SYDNEY & AME’S “SISTA CHAT” ON THEIR INSTAGRAM PAGE: https://www.instagram.com/sydneyamefanpage

Sydney, at 15 years old, excels at both academics and extracurriculars including Acting, Singing, Basketball and Swimming. Besides co-hosting “Sista Chat”, her likes include Modeling, Korean Pop (especially BTS - in fact she is even learning to speak Korean), the TV show “Lucifer”, going to Broadway shows, and travelling; she and Ame have been to places like Mauritius, Lake Como, Dubai and Oman!

Ame, in 7th grade, is a sports and music freak. She loves to Swim, run track and play Basketball (a big fan of Steph Curry) & Football (Follows the Dallas Cowboys). She Models, listens to Pop Music (especially Bruno Mars) and is a fantastic singer herself. Ame also really enjoys going to Broadway shows, co-hosting “Sista Chat” and accompanying her sister on amazing adventures to far off lands!

Combined, these exciting young entertainers bring a fresh flavor to your daily supply of quarantine video monotony with “Sista Chat”. Tune in every day for more fire!

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Tommy Botz’ Story of Loss and Redemption Helps Others Heal Through Music

May, 2020 (Cleveland, OH) -- From a decades long battle with alcoholism, which led him down the dark path of incarceration and homelessness, to finding sobriety and accomplishing his lifelong dream to professionally record his music, Songwriter Tommy Botz’s story is both a cautionary tale and an uplifting journey of redemption.

With much of today’s modern country music often glamorizing cold beers and heartache in an ever-continuous chain as a way to deal with pain, Tommy Botz is instead bringing his true-to-life struggle and its consequences to life through his music.

Though prominent in many of the songs off his latest release “Family & Friends”, a powerful light is shined on his struggle with the bottle and the lives it can impact in his single “Maggie”.


Botz has also penned a heartbreaking yet beautiful ballad in “Teddy Bear”, a song written for a fellow inmate while locked up in an Ohio penitentiary. “He knew that I wrote songs and came to my cell in tears one night because he just found out that his little girl had passed away” Says Botz, “His wife was losing her mind questioning her faith and he asked if i could write something for his daughter’s memory.


Additionally, Singer Rose Marie, Tommy’s fiancé who has stood by his side for 30 years, sings on the powerful gospel song “He’s Coming Back”.


Now sober for over 16 years, you can see Tommy has truly come a long way. Since finishing his incarceration, he’s been off the streets for good - living quietly at The Ed Keating Center, a halfway house in Ohio, after having “crawled through the doors” on May 3rd, 2004 as a “homeless drunk with nowhere to go”.

There he met a kind old man named Jack Mulhall who told him that if he followed some direction he would never have to live like that again. “I wasn't always a homeless drunk. I had dreams and goals like every young man has. I always loved country and gospel music.” says Botz, whose early interest led him to become the lead singer in two bands - The Chevells and The Caesars 5 early in his music career, winning a Battle of the Bands and winding up with an RCA recording contract. But after the loss of their guitar player and their contract being pulled, Botz’s drinking got worse and soon penitentiaries became a way of life.

From broken marriages to lost jobs, no car, and no license - living to drink and drinking to live became his routine. Finally, with several years of sobriety and working under his belt  - he made the decision to go for his dream and finally record some of the over 200+ songs he had written over the years.

“One night while I was praying I heard in my heart - go for your dream and I will put someone in your life who believes in your music”, and after contacting Ante Up Studios owner Michael Seifert, the two began a collaboration that would ultimately become his 6-song EP “Family and Friends”. Hear the full record at www.adrunksdreamcomestrue.com

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Adele flaunts astonishing weight loss on 32nd birthday

Sharing a rare Instagram post on her 32nd birthday, superstar songstress Adele flaunted her astonishing and unbelievable weight loss! The 'Hello' hitmaker left jaws dropped and looked unrecognisable as she put her lithe frame on show, owing to a seven stone weight loss. Clad in a black mini dress, Adele, who shed a massive amount of weight over the course of three years, sure did look incredible.

Adele is said to have shed weight for the sake of her son Angelo, 7, and has followed a Sirtfood diet which is a plant based diet consisting of kale, buckwheat and tumeric among other food items. First showing off her lean torso last October, Adele filed for divorce from her husband in September, and is also said to be making new music.

The Grammy winning star posed in the social media snap in her backyard with a huge floral wreath, and thanked her fans for the birthday wishes. Adele follows a 1000 calorie diet and does Pilates and also visits the gym for private work out classes every day.

Rihanna Poses in Cutting-Edge Looks for Vogue UK

Business entrepreneur and music diva Rihanna is the cover star of fashion publication Vogue UK's May 2020 issue. Featuring on two covers, the Barbados born superstar is photographed by Steven Klein, and for the first cover showcases a Burberry ensemble styled with a Stephen Jones durag, while for the second cover is trendy-chic in a Maison Margiela Artisanal jacket styled with a Savage x Fenty lace bodysuit and Stephen Jones durag.

Styled by editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, with hair by Yusef and Isamaya Ffrench on makeup, Riri is a rebel and rewrites the rules, and also talks to the publication about having children and the possibility of being a single mother.

Rihanna suits up in a Raf Simons look

Singer Rihanna on Vogue UK May 2020 Cover


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