Mary J. Blige

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Clear Channel Announces iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012 Artist Line-Up

Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Rihanna, Usher, Bon Jovi, Lil Wayne, Green Day, Swedish House Mafia, No Doubt, Brad Paisley, Pitbull, deadmau5, Miranda Lambert, Enrique Iglesias, Linkin Park, Jason Aldean, P!nk, Mary J. Blige, Calvin Harris, Shakira And Other Music Superstars Will Converge On…

Modern Drummer
Jul 9, 2012

Gorden Campbell

Hey, MD readers! It’s your boy Gorden Campbell, and I’m back once again to give you an update on my travels around the globe! This has been a busy year for me. From the George Duke and American Idol tours,…

Modern Drummer
Dec 22, 2010

Rexsell Hardy Jr.: Web Exclusive

(December 2010 Issue) Growing up, Mary J. Blige’s drummer knew he was preparing for big things. Today his résumé features some of the greatest artists on the R&B and gospel scenes, including Chaka Khan, Kirk Franklin, Keri Hilson, and Marvin…

Modern Drummer
Oct 21, 2010

Gorden Campbell: Blog

Wassup, MD readers! I hope this blog finds all of you doing well! My name is Gorden Campbell and I live in Los Angeles, California. I grew up in a small city just north of Manhattan called Newburgh, N.Y. Newburgh…

Modern Drummer
Jan 25, 2010

Rexsell Hardy Jr. Growing up in Chicago

Rexsell Hardy Jr. came up in Chicago’s Gospel scene and started out playing drums in his grandfather’s church when he was just five years old. By age six he was playing around Chicago with his father’s Gospel group, The Hardy…

Modern Drummer
May 25, 2008