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#MusicMonday: Sounds of Music Entertainment

This #MusicMonday, #HipNJ is shining a spotlight on Sounds of Music Entertainment (SOMEntertainment).

SOM Entertainment is a full-scale DJ/MC and Lighting Group Based out of Woodbridge. It was founded by Anthony Giuliano back in 2002,  and has since grown to be one of the Top Entertainment Groups in the Tri-State Area.

SOMEntertainment is bringing the  WOW factor this year with several new enhancements. They now offer LED Dance Floor options, Custom Sweetheart Table and Chair Designs, Custom DJ Booths, Walls and more!

Earlier this year, #HipNJ‘s Lisa Marie Latino met with DJ Anthony J to discuss SOMEntertainment, which you can check out above!

William Paterson University Presents “I Want My ‘80’s”

William Paterson University recently hosted, “I Want My ‘80’s: The Best of MTV’s Early Years,” and #HipNJ has the scoop!

The event was a musical tribute to the early years of MTV, featuring performances by a band of William Paterson University music students.

There were also various special guests, including Darryl McDaniels of Run-D.M.C. and Grammy Award-winning songwriter and William Paterson alumnus Rob Fusari.

The event featured music of the 1980’s by artists such as Whitney Houston, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Journey, Michael Jackson, and many more.

The night benefited the William Paterson Music Department Scholarship Fund. To learn more, click here.

Bob Santelli on the GRAMMY Museum

Bob Santelli, Founding Executive Director of the GRAMMY Museum, sat with Steve Adubato on “One-on-One” to discuss the recent expansion of the Museum to Newark’s Prudential Center.

“You can actually go into the GRAMMY Museum in Newark and take a drum lesson with Max Weinberg,” Santelli states. Using technology, guests sit at a drum set, and Weinberg, longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band, takes you through the beat of “Born in the U.S.A.

“The museum is really designed to not just celebrate the past,” Santelli states, “but it talks about the creative process and how music is made.”

To learn more, click here.