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Benny Benassi Seriously Injured in Skiing Accident, Cancels Upcoming Shows

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On Tuesday night, Benny Benassi’s management posted on the producer/DJ’s Twitter that he has sustained “a serious injury due to a skiing accident,” which led Benassi to cancel all of his upcoming shows. Benassi was scheduled to play in Atlanta on Friday, Los Angeles on Saturday, and Houston next Wednesday, among other stops. The only … Continue reading “Benny Benassi Seriously Injured in Skiing Accident, Cancels Upcoming Shows”

Laidback Luke Compares EDM to McDonalds and Techno to Steak

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Laidback Luke compares EDM to fast food and Techno to best the steak someone can eat. Comments were made in the latest episode of Resident Advisor’s RA Exchange podcast when talking about the split between overground and underground genres in dance music. “What has always boggled me about the modern generation of underground but overground music … Continue reading “Laidback Luke Compares EDM to McDonalds and Techno to Steak”

Afrojack Is Being Sued by His Ex-Girlfriend for $25 Million

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As of yesterday, Afrojack is being sued by his ex-girlfriend, Lauren Meditz, for $25 million. The lawsuit stated, among other things, that Afrojack made suicidal threats and had aggressively controlling behavior toward Meditz. Afrojack’s lawyer issued a statement: “The absurd lawsuit filed by disgruntled ex-girlfriend Lauren Meditz is nothing more than a shakedown of Nick van de … Continue reading “Afrojack Is Being Sued by His Ex-Girlfriend for $25 Million”