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YouTube Announces New “Creator Music” Platform

October 4, 2022

In the wake of Tiktok’s rapid expansion and growing dominance in the short-form video market, YouTube has felt the pressure to adapt to keep up with the shifting demands of its audience...

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Deep Dive: How Conan Gray Writes His Songs

October 5, 2022

Conan Gray is an American YouTuber turned singer-songwriter, most well-known for his songs about heartbreak and unrequited love. Throughout his career, Conan has written songs like “Crush Culture”...

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Phoebe Bridgers: A Deep Dive into Songwriting

October 17, 2022

Phoebe Bridgers is an American songwriter, singer, and producer who has, in recent years, gained mainstream recognition with the release of her sophomore album “Punisher” in 2020...

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How Steve Lacy Makes the Most with Less

October 18, 2022

Steve Lacy is a singer, songwriter, record producer, and living proof that you don’t need the most advanced or high-tech studio equipment to create music that listeners will love...

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Has the Pandemic Changed the World of Live Music?

August 31, 2022

For the last two years, there has been something missing in the lives of music lovers around the world—live music. The advent of a global pandemic meant the absence of concerts, festivals........

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Like the Early Days of Hip-Hop: The Future of Blockchain in the Music Industry

August 19, 2022

One of the biggest questions many spaces face today is how blockchain technology may overhaul industry norms, and the music industry is no exception. In particular...

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Snapchat Announces a $100,000 Monthly Grant for Artists

August 19, 2022

Snapchat has recently announced Snapchat Sounds Creator Fund, a monthly grant program of up to $100,000 awarded to independent artists distributing music on the platform...

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TikTok Plans to Introduce a New Music Streaming App

August 15, 2022

Over the past few years, TikTok’s popularity has significantly increased resulting in 1 billion global daily users by early 2022. The app has also become extremely influential in the current music....

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Are Charlie Puth’s Music Classes Worth $300?

August 4, 2022

Charlie Puth has paired with Studio to create a 30-day online course that outlines the entire songwriting and production process for $279 USD. This hands-on learning experience has been marketed....

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Success Through Self-Exploration: Lexie Liu's Rise to Stardom

August 2, 2022

Whether you know Lexie Liu from her performance as Seraphine in K/DA’s “MORE” or her fourth-place finish on The Rap of China 2018, there’s no denying that the Chinese hip hop star is a global ...

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BTS: The First K-Pop Band to be Invited to the White House

June 17, 2022

BTS is the most famous K-Pop band in the world now, and recently, they were invited to the white house to speak about anti-Asian hate crimes and inclusivity. Being the first K-Pop band to be...

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SEVENTEEN is Going "HOT" This Summer

June 6, 2022

SEVENTEEN (세븐틴) is a 13 member Korean boy band under Pledis Entertainment. They are split into 3 teams, the Hip Hop unit (S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon), the Vocal unit (Jeonghan, Joshua, Woozi...

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J-Pop group XGalX debut’s breaking social norms with song “Tippy Toes”

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Photo: Modelpress (https://mdpr.jp)

After month’s of anticipation Japanese Girl group XGalX debute with new single “Tippy Toes”.  The group consists of 7 young empowered women named Jurin, Harvey, Hinata, Chisa, Maya, Juria and Cocona.

“Tippy Toes”  was written by: Rachael West, Jakops, Hwaji, Wutan, 220, and Sonical.ly Co-Founder Elmo. The song drops with music video of the girls in their element. The video consists of a moody colorgrade as the girls show their different talents with many dance choreography’s and high vocals. Each girl has her own individual style but they come together seemlessly and unveil a “darker side” of what a J-Pop girl group usually is in this first music video.  

Like the song says “we’re on the rise, you ain’t seen nothing yet” they come into the industry strong and ready to take the world by storm.

Photo: UnniePop (unniepop.cl)

XGalX is ready to set new trends and ideals of a girl group.
Their musical objective is based around hip-hop and R&B with hopes of becoming international stars.

The name XGalx came to be a short version of “Xtraordinary Girls.” They aim to be different from other Japanese girl groups by being bold and creative in ways never seen. The individual group members showcase different skills and strive to be role models for young women everywhere.

In comparison to the typical J-Pop girl group like =LOVE the new group expresses themselves in a more authentic manner and are inspiring others to not be afraid to be different. With so many women empowering movements like “Me Too” XG wants to show young women that they can be strong and powerful without being submissive or simply something for men to look at.

Photo: Equal Love Official Site (equal-love.jp)