Tina Benitez-Eves


Tina Benitez-Eves

Tina began covering music professionally in the ’90s as a reporter for the Village Voice in New York. A journalist for more than two decades, she has worked as staff editor and freelance writer covering entertainment, art, pop culture, food, wine, spirits, health, travel and more. Throughout it all, music has always been a constant in her life… and work. Her words have appeared in Billboard, Men’s Journal, Wine Spectator, and other local and national newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Based in New York City, Tina is currently working on her first book and can be found at @tbeves on Instagram.​

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Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg Working on Music for ‘Grand Theft Auto’

Dr. Dre is working on new music for Grand Theft Auto with Rockstar Games. Snoop Dogg will also collaborate on additional tracks, but whether this new music is for a forthcoming Grand Theft Auto 6, GTA V, or the upcoming GTA: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition, out Nov. 11, has not been confirmed at this point. “I do know he’s in the More

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Behind the Song: “Thriller,” Michael Jackson

When the late British songwriter Rod Temperton wrote “Starlight’ there was nothing thrilling about it. In its inception, Michael Jackson’s 1983 blockbuster hit “Thriller,” had a more celestial theme for Temperton, who previously wrote several tracks on Jackson’s fifth album Off the Wall, within its lyrics. There’s indicationThat someone else is standing on the groundAcross More

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Prince Considered for Posthumous Congressional Gold Medal

Citing his “indelible mark on Minnesota and American culture,” Minnesota’s Congressional delegation introduced a resolution on Capitol Hill on Oct. 25 to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Prince. The medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, and if awarded to Prince, who died at the age of 57 on April 21, More

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Katy Perry (Photo: GAP)

Katy Perry Covers The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love”

Donned in pink from top to bottom, with the exception of a red scarf, Katy Perry performed The Beatles 1967 hit “All You Need is Love” for the All Together Now Gap holiday campaign. Perry will also release a recording of The Beatles’ cover with $1 of the sale of the single benefitting Baby2Baby, a More

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We Are Scientists' Keith Murray (l) and Chris Cain (Photo: Danny Lee Allen)

We Are Scientists Dance Around Nostalgia on ‘Huffy’

We Are Scientists initially had an album in the works for a 2020 release but when everything was put on hold around the pandemic they revisited their songs, rearranged a few things, and rode with Huffy (100% Records). For the duo, of singer and guitarist Keith Murray and bassist Chris Cain, along with drummer Keith More

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