The Chain Smokers: A Darker Version

In 2014, the Grammy Award winning American DJ and Production Duo from New York City, New York, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart hit the top 20 with their single “Selfie.” They began in 2012 in the electro pop genre and still going strong today. Their song, “Closer” with Halsey was their first number one single on the charts. Most recently they released, “Sick Boy” on January 17, 2018.

As LA News Watch reports, “Sick Boy” was released as a single for The Chain Smokers carrying along a darker side to their projects. LA News Watch covers their celebration of their release. It is the epitome of the New Era for Alex Paul and Andrew Taggart, The Chain Smokers. The newspaper explains the meaning behind the song as to how people are hooked on to social media platforms and identify crisis through the exposure of it all. The song has already flown to the Billboard top 100 and top spots on radio stations in multiple countries. And the celebration goes on.

On February 7, 2018 The Chain Smokers interview with Hugh McIntyre of Forbes. The Duo explains how they turned to the darker side of music and taking their fans by storm. They explain how their music today comes from the frustrations of the world and how it is to live in today’s society. Today’s generation can relate to the new lyrics. Another change the Duo is exploring, is working with other producers to bring in new sounds. As according to the duo, “Sick Boy” was just one of the few songs on the darker side to come, with more to follow as they continue to push themselves on upcoming projects.

Though their style has changed, and they are reaching more fans, The Chain Smokers are still putting out as of March 16, 2018. As per Billboard News, they announced The Chain Smokers new song, “Everybody Hates Me.” So, it continues on with this new era for the duo after kicking off this year with “Sick Boy.” We shall see and hear more from The Chain Smokers for a long time.

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Luque Inspires and Captivates Worldwide Audience

Norka Luque was born to create music that is enjoyed by fans around the world. Luque’s musical career began when she was eight years old. She grew up soaking up as much musical knowledge as she could, training in piano, flamenco, ballet and voice practice. Ever since her childhood, the goal was clear – to create music that featured a message with positivity and hope.

Luque is on her way to becoming a worldwide sensation, as the song Milagro has been successful in the United States, Puerto Rico and her native Venezuela. Luque’s style is sure to please even the pickiest music lover, as it combines Caribbean, Mediterranean and Reggae sounds.

Her thirst for knowledge did not musically, as she also earned degrees in fashion, marketing and culinary arts. Luque kept her musical dreams within reach as she joined a band when she was in school.

As she continued to hone her musical skills, she was discovered by prominent musical producer Emilio Estefan Jr. The duo spent three years crafting Luque’s first single, “As You Do It” which found immediate success. Luque earned several award nominations including Female Pop Artist of the Year in the Premios Lo Nuestro.

Luque’s musical talents were on full display in 2012 when Miracle was released. Luque, along with composer Archie Pena, produced several versions. The song enjoyed 14 weeks atop the Venezuelan charts. The song was hit among English-speaking audiences as a dance song, and was remixed in an urban version.

Luque continues to captivate audiences with her versatile vocal styles, but she inspired with after her difficult battle with Epilepsy. While Luque was building her music career, she battled with epilepsy for seven years. Luque spent two weeks in intensive care in a US hospital, where all of her brain activity was monitored. Luque’s battle continues, and she hopes will follow and get treatment so they don’t miss out on life.

The epilepsy led to other problems for Luque, as she gained 32 pounds. For Luque, she was able to find the opportunity in the crisis. She became a workout warrior, training with the same personal trainer employed by Beyonce and Shakira. Luque has become a skilled tennis player, competing in semi-pro tournaments. Healthy eating has played a vital role in her recovery as she has eliminated carbs and fritters from her diet.