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@AscapExperience: In Conversation with Hans Zimmer: From The Lion King to Inception And Back Again


Listen to this riveting conversation between legendary film/TV composer Hans Zimmer and Mitchell Leib, the President of Music & Soundtracks for The Walt Disney Studios, as they take a deep-dive into Han's career and discuss some of the greatest films he's worked on including Inception, Gladiator, Driving Miss Daisy, Days of Thunder and The Lion King. The conversation comes full circle at the end, as Hans discusses what it was like to revisit his beloved Academy Award-winning score for the 2019 live-action version of The Lion King.  

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@AscapExperience : Shaggy's Boombastic Journey - Home Edition 2020

ASCAP Experience Home Edition

Global recording star, DJ, actor, and philanthropist Shaggy is undoubtedly one of reggae music's most influential cultural ambassadors. In the '90s and early '2000s, he brought dancehall to the mainstream with massive hits like "Boombastic", "In the Summertime", "It Wasn't Me", and "Angel". While Shaggy has long embraced opportunities to collaborate with artists from across the genre spectrum (including Sting, on their Grammy-Winning joint album 44/876), he's always stayed true to his passion for the music that made him a household name. In this illuminating session, Shaggy and his manager Martin Kierszenbaum will reveal how this one-of-a-kind music creator got to where he is now, how he's sustained his success and the enduring impact of dancehall. You'll also get the inside scoop on Hot Shot 2020, and updated version of his breakthrough 2000 record Hot Shot dropping just in time for its …

@AscapExperience : Black Music and the Music Business: Using Your Voice for Social and Racial Injustice

ASCAP Experience Home Edition
Listen to this important discussion between rapper T.I, The Recording Academy's Chief of Diversity Valeisha Butterfeild Jones, and Columbia Records' Azim Rashid, as they discuss the debate about urban music and how to use their voices for social justice and racial injustice.

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