Kygo Donates Hefty Sum Towards Mental Health on World Suicide Prevention Day

As the public incidents involving mental health issues pile up, artists are taking action. We are all aware what happened with Avicii a few months back. Since then, many artists are speaking out on their own struggles. Just yesterday, 26-year old DJ Ookay opened up about his struggles with substance …

Ookay Mental Health Post Touches on Depression and Substance Abuse

More Artists are Opening Up to Destigmatize Mental Health Issues Since the tragic passing EDM legend Avicii, more artists have been speaking up regarding mental health. So many common, startling threads run through many these messages. “The constant touring takes its toll.” “Drugs and alcohol are so prevalent, you’ll do …

Ookay Opens Up About Depression, Drug Abuse In Wake Of Mac Miller's Death

The news on Friday shook our generation. Another artist so young taken away by addiction and drugs, in the wake so many others who have faced the same fate, feels like it can be too much. Many artists Miller’s effect on their lives before his passing, including Ookay who had …

REPORT: Kanye West Seriously Considering 2024 Presidential Run

Kanye West wasn’t kidding about that presidential run. At least, John Legend doesn’t think so. For years, there has been talks about West running for fice. First it was 2020, but apparently his sights have shifted to a potential . The thing is, no one really knows if or when this went …

The Chainsmokers, Alison Wonderland & More React To The Unexpected Death of Mac Miller

Music lost another amazing talent today in Mac Miller. The 26-year-old superstar died from an apparent drug overdose, according to . It seems the entire music world is grieving as we remember a true talent, one hip hop’s greatest voices, and what many consider a legend. Words from The Chainsmokers, …

BREAKING: Mac Miller Dead At 26

According to sources with knowledge close to the situation, Mac Miller has reportedly died today at the age 26 due to an apparent overdose. Reports state that he was found Friday afternoon at his home in the San Fernando Valley. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. Miller has had …

Dr. Luke Fires Back At Kesha, Details Defamation Claims In Letter to Press

It’s been years back and forth between Kesha and her manager Dr. Luke, but now the tables have turned. What was once a sexual abuse case has flipped into a counterclaim defamation. In the original court documents, the “” singer said she fell victim to Dr. Luke’s sexual assault, sexual …

Kesha's Dr. Luke Claims Called Into Question By Released Emails

More trouble looms for Kesha. Recently, incriminating e-mails have leaked which indicate Kesha lied and made up the sexual assault allegations on Dr. Luke to get her way in a contract dispute in order to defame Dr. Luke and ruin his business for her own success. What’s revealed is that the pop …

Zedd's New Music Video For "Happy Now" Goes Unexpectedly Dark

Anyone listening to Zedd & Elley Duhé’s “Happy Now” on the radio would have expected the music video to reflect the song’s bright and hopeful sound, but they would be very, very wrong. In fact, if you listen closely to the lyrics rather than the notes behind them, you can …

Jackmaster Issues Follow Up Apology For Inappropriate Behavior, Has Tour Dates Cancelled

This week, techno and house DJ Jackmaster for inappropriate behavior while playing Britstol music festival Love Saves the Day. The apology itself was vague, and comments and rumors (including that the DJ took a sh*t in a tea kettle) made light the situation. Jackmaster, along with an unnamed Love Saves …

Excision Creates A Brilliant Way To Raise Money For A Women's Shelter

As both Bass Canyon and Lost Lands draw ever closer, Excision has created a unique way to give some lucky fans a once in a lifetime opportunity as well as raise money for a Women’s Shelter. The giveaway includes: “2 VIP Tickets + Camping + Flights ($2,200 Value) & PRICELESS …

Legendary House DJ Dropped From Shows After Admitting To Sexual Harrasement

English DJ and producer, Jackmaster, has found himself in hot water lately. Earlier this week Jackmaster released a statement in which he apologized for drunken behavior and harassing women after one his sets. While Jackmaster did admit his wrongs, the public and his victims have not been entirely receptive to …

Jackmaster dropped from In:Motion and Warehouse Project line-ups following accusations

Following an apology for lewd, intoxicated behavior and his subsequent admittance to sexually harassing a staff member of the Loves Saves The Day Festival in Bristol over the weekend, Jackmaster has been dropped from line-ups for previously announced, upcoming shows at Motion and Warehouse Project. Bristol venue Motion took to …

​Day for Night Festival severs ties with founder following sexual assault allegations

Omar Afra, the founder of Houston’s coveted electronic music event Day For Night, has been removed from any ownership or involvement in the festival following the recent sexual assault allegations made against him. The first allegation, which surfaced on Thursday, August 9, comes from former nightclub photographer Veronica Ramos. According …

The EDM Community Rallies Around Artist After The Posting Of A Suicide Note On His Social Media

Content Warning: The following article discusses suicide as well as self-harm. Two Feet is an up and coming producer with a style all his own. He ability to fuse blues and funk alongside traditional electronic elements is nothing short masterful. Today though, he gave his fan base a massive scare …

Why Illenium's Post About His Heroin Overdose Is So Important Right Now

Illenium opened up about his past struggles with opiate addiction social media today. He explained that six years ago he overdosed on heroin, and through the support his family and friends he was able to lift himself out his addiction. Illenium explains that his decision to open up about his …

ASOT Sydney Saw 60 Drug Arrests & 45 Cases of Drug Overdose

This past Saturday, April 21, 12,700 people flocked to Sydney Olympic Park in Australia for Armin Van Buuren’s A State Of Trance. The night ended in 45 people treated for drug overdose. Three people taken to the hospital, and over 60 people charged with drug offenses. According to reports, “eight …

Dax J is ‘Offending Public Morality’ on forthcoming LP

A new Dax J album is coming this April. Titled ‘Offending Public Morality’, the release sees the techno artist weave through themes surrounding public morality, touching on issues such as drug abuse, murder, racism and prostitution. According to the press release, the album “draws up the lines conflict in a …

The Association For Electronic Music (AFEM) Hatches Sexual Harassment Helpline

The (AFEM) and UK’s leading employee assistance program provider , established a sexual harassment helpline 44 800 030 5182. Initially,  donations funded this 24/7, confidential support system that’s tailored to EDM industry pressionals who need guidance from trained counselors. is a trade organization that advocates for electronic dance music record labels, promoters, managers, …