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Live Video: Jovanotti at SXSW

When Lorenzo Cherubini began his career in the late 80’s, the stage name Jovanotti (derived from giovanotto, meaning “young man”) refered to his youth, but now, decades later, the name that increasingly became synonymous with commercial success in his native Italy is being renewed through his rebirth in America. While the Italian superstar no doubtRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW 2013, Day 3: Jovanotti

A superstar in his native Italy, rapper Jovanotti, otherwise known as Lorenzo Cherubini, is making strides in the U.S. with a recent move to New York and a new retrospective, Jovanotti’s Italia 1988-2012, released by ATO Records. You definitely don’t need to be fluent in Italian to appreciate his hypnotic voice and fluid rhymes. AfterRead more…

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Live Video: Jovanotti

“I’m groovy like James Brown. I sing like Pavarotti.” raps Italian hip-hop, singer-songwriter, producer, actor, DJ, VJ, MC, and all around all around awesome human being Lorenzo Cherubini, better known throughout the world as Jovanotti. After being introduced to hip-hop at the age of 14, Jovanotti fell in love with the straightforward atmosphere of theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another special week of shows lies ahead. On Tuesday, we spend the first of two nights with the talented Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars at the Triple Door. Also on Tuesday, we have Jack White and Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three at WaMu Theater. Cold Specks are at Barboza on Wednesday night and then things start really heatingRead more…

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