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Michael David Rosenberg(Passenger)

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Michael David Rosenberg (born 17 May 1984), better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Previously the main vocalist and songwriter of Passenger s an English singer-songwriter and musician. Previously the main vocalist and songwriter of passenger Rosenberg opted to keep the band’s name for his solo work after the band dissolved in 2009. In 2012, he released the song “Let Her Go” which topped the charts in 16 countries.In 2014, the song was nominated for the Brit Award British single of the year, and he received the British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award for Most Performed Work.

Early life

Rosenberg was born on 17 May 1984in Brighton to Quaker parents, English mother Jane, and American Jewish father, Gerard Rosenberg, originally from Vineland, New Jersey Rosenberg learned classical guitar at a young age and at around 14–15 started to write songs.[He did not apply himself at school in Brighton, spending his time making music.[ Rosenberg left school at the age of 16 to pursue a career in the music industry and spent the next few years as a busker in England and Australia.

Music career

Early years

Rosenberg did his first performance when he was 16. Rosenberg’s father, a film production worker, introduced him to a former member of the band Faithless, Jamie Catto in 2001; this led to Rosenberg getting a two-song spot at the Free Burma Campaign benefit gig at the Royal Court in London in 2002. On the night, Rosenberg met his future writing partner Andrew Phillips and established contact with the IE Music label. Back in Brighton, Phillips and Rosenberg pooled their musical influences (from Simon and Garfunkel to DJ shadow), and started to write songs at Phillips’ in-house studio in HoveIn 2003, they formed the Mike Rosenberg Band, engaging Marcus O’Dair (bass), Alon Cohen (drums) and Richard Brinklow (keyboards) through connections within the Brighton music scene.

Personal life

Rosenberg still lives in Brighton. He is a fan of English football club Arsenal Fc. In May 2015, Rosenberg appeared at Arsenal’s ‘A Night to Inspire’ event and played a version of the ’49 Undefeated’ fan chant.

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Showmax & CANAL+ confirms production of hit Kenyan procedural Crime and Justice Season 2

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It’s confirmed that filming has begun for the second season of the hit Kenyan police procedural and legal drama Crime and Justice.

Crime and Justice is Kenya’s first Showmax Original and the first co-production with global broadcaster CANAL+ Group.

The first of its kind in Kenya, Crime and Justice Season 1 was praised by fans for addressing difficult topical issues in the country.

The film addresses issues such as femicide and domestic abuse, terrorism and radicalization.

It also exposes the limits of the justice system in Kenya.

Crime and Justice was nominated for three Kalasha awards across all the TV Drama categories:

Best TV Drama, Best Lead Actor (Munyua), and Best Lead Actress (Hassan).

KenyaBuzz hailed it as “the perfect Kenyan Original… intensely satisfying”

Quartz credited it with “keeping real-life crimes from being buried… reviving debate and discussion around controversies that might have otherwise faded from the news.”

Crime and Justice was premiered in February 2021 and remained in the top spot for nine weeks straight.

The show was the most-watched content in Kenya for the first three months after its launch in terms of both unique users and profiles.

Crime and Justice Season 2 adds to Showmax’s impressive slate of over 150 Kenyan titles – the most extensive for any streamer in the country.

Crime and Justice Season 2 will premiere on Showmax and CANAL+ Premiere in 2022.

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Diana Marua says it will cost Ksh850K to book her for a performance

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Newly established rapper Diana B is gaining traction after releasing her first song ” Hatutaachana”yet again after revealing her rate card.

On Tuesday, November 30  Diana Bahati revealed that fans will have to incur a total of Ksh850K to hire her for a performance.

“Why are people shocked at my rate card??? Just Ksh 850,000?? Kwani wasanii wanalipangwa pesa ngapi???

For bookings call my management. Diana B on this!” she wrote on social media.

His husband during an interview he revealed that it will cost event managers and promoters KSh 850,000 to book his wife Diana Marua for a performance.

“A normal appearance when she is called to appear as a vlogger is KSh 500,000, so the management rated her at around KSh 850,000 per show,” Bahati announced.

While it may look a little overpriced, on Monday, November, 29 debut song dropped has so far garnered over 640K views with a train of comments and over 45K likes

However, the song is not currently trending on the video app.

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Bahati finally launches lover Diana Marua as the new female artist in town.

Marua claimed that she has written to Youtube to request that her channel be changed from a blogger to an artist in order to get better results.

To her, the song should be among the top trending songs as it is gaining views every second.

“Trending on Twitter #1 Trending on blogs #1 Trending on radio & TV Topics #1 Trending on YouTube .

But they are still shocked because they don’t believe it’s DIANA B! on such punch lines 😅😅😅

I think I need to drop another hot-hit rap track for YouTube to believe #1 trending is destined position! Should I drop it now? she quipped.

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Starting out as a Podcaster, try these tips

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The creative and arts industry is slowly growing as many people are interested in producing content. The latest site is the podcast platform. A podcast platform is where you store and distribute your podcast, recordings, and audio files.

The platform also provides a podcast RSS feed; it states all the podcast episodes you will submit to other podcast directories.

The platform also provides analytics, web players, scheduling tools, and any other feature to publish your podcasts and make them grow. Here are the platforms that will increase your podcasts’ popularity, listening time and earn you subscribers.

Megaphone

It is a podcasting platform designed for more prominent enterprise-level podcasts. They serve as advertizers looking to reach popular podcasts.

Their suite feature for podcasts includes dynamic ad insertion, ad management, sales, and more. To get hosted on this platform, send them an email with an invite request.

Buzzasprout

It is a fantastic podcast hosting platform .they have a paid plan, but one can opt for their free plan; you can use it for as long as you want. Buzzsprout allows you to upload 2hours of audio per month, and the audios are hosted for 90 days.

Podcast.com

A known free hosting platform with unlimited everything from podcasts, storage, and bandwidth and has an extensive directory of shows.

Anchor

This is a podcast well known as a free podcast platform .this platform deals more with mobile podcasting, but you can use their web interface to edit and manage your episodes. The platform has an inbuilt ad platform, easy editing of your videos, and constantly updates new featured podcasts.

Soundcloud

It’s a paid but also a free podcast platform. Its downside is that their podcasting features are limited, but you get up to 3 hours o storage free with this.

If you are interested in unlimited hosting, you can pay $135per year, which allows you to upload 30 hours of podcasts per week. With other payment options, you can avoid them as their downsize is that you can only upload 6 hours of content.

Before choosing a podcast platform consider these

Podcast hosting platforms are not the same. They are divided into groups. It depends on the users.

Some platforms are designed for beginners, big brands, or enterprise customers, and each has its pricing. For a beginner, be ready to part with $19 per month.

Podcast hosting subscriptions

Pricing for podcast hosting ranges from $5to$50 per month .prices varies; this depends on the podcast hosting company, the number of episodes, and how many of your podcasts have been downloaded.

Dangers of using a free podcast platform

The main issue is with data privacy issues is that you are not guaranteed privacy of your data.

Free podcast platforms lack sustainability and hence tend to be shut down, resulting in losing your podcasts, audios, and recording.

Go ahead seize the opportunities till you are established. Try packages you can comfortably afford. Podcasting has great returns especially when you create amazing content.

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