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This Day in Music – Tupac Amaru Shakur and 10 Pac facts you may not know

This Day in Music – Tupac Amaru Shakur and 10 Pac facts you may not know

This Day In Music September 13, 2012 0

On this day, 13th Sept 1996, American rapper Tupac Amaru Shakur died after being shot six days earlier when he was driving through Las Vegas. 13 bullets were fired into his BMW. The incident

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Extracts from Jay-Z: The King of America by Mark Beaumont

Extracts from Jay-Z: The King of America by Mark Beaumont

Helen Donlon August 22, 2012 0

Check out these exclusive extracts from the first chapter of the new Omnibus Press book Jay Z: King of America by acclaimed author Mark Beaumont.The book is out in September and will be available from

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Teachers create rap video to get kids to revise

Teachers create rap video to get kids to revise

GregJohnson April 19, 2012 0

Encouraging kids to revise can sometimes be a challenge but a group of teachers in the US have tried to level with their students by producing a rap video on revision. Before you roll

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Interview: David Ventura talks about Understanding Popular Music in the classroom

Interview: David Ventura talks about Understanding Popular Music in the classroom

GregJohnson April 11, 2012 0

The AQA GCSE Strand of Learning for 2012 is Popular Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries. With that in mind, musicroom spoke to the author of Understanding Popular Music, David Ventura, to discover

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