Jonny “Rittz” Valiant a Gwinnett County, Georgia native was a defeated artist working as a cook at a barbecue restaurant. Thanks to dedication, luck, talent, and a perfectionist’s approach to lyrics he’s finally making it.
The video is like a cross between Cruel Intentions and Romeo and Juliet.
Named by NPR as one of the “best bands in 2011″ and one of the “top bands to look out for in 2012″ by MTV, Alabama Shakes is quickly climbing their way to the top of the music scene. Their debut album Boys & Girls is anything but a disappointment. To put it in so many words, the band has some serious soul.
I’m a huge fan of alternative rock music, and here is my latest favorite by Imagine Dragons.
I’m digging the newest Ting Tings album. One song that stands out is, “Hit Me Down Sonny.” But it’s not just the music that makes this album a keeper, it’s the art contest that was part of the process.