Wherever Mark McGrath goes, individuals will stop and they’ll see… the Orca.
The Sugar Ray singer and former “Extra” have was the latest celebrity to be revealed on “The Masked Singer,” where he had proceeded as the Orca. McGrath sang “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” by Poison, for his second and last performance.
“I think it might be the only competitor in the history of ‘The Masked Singer’ whose costume is way cooler than they are in real life,” McGrath said of his costume. “When I saw the Orca I thought, oh my god, it’s perfect. I’ve got some head room. I thought energy was gonna be my go to. It was never going to be my five-octave vocal range that we know that doesn’t exist. I was gonna have to get by on a little chutzpa and rock and roll, and a whole lot of luck, and the Orca costume really lent that to me.”
None of the show’s panelists sorted out it was McGrath. Robin Thicke and Ken Jeong thought it was Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg guessed surfer Kelly Slater and Nicole Scherzinger thought it was Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl.
“My head was expanding inside that Orca costume,” he said. “All these guesses in real time, all those Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members. My performance was good but they’ve got a beautiful way at ‘The Masked Singer’ of really uplifting and celebrating everybody. Whether your Rob Gronkowski or LeAnn Rimes, they are going to make you feel so good about yourself. And that’s a beautiful part of the show. I was blown away to hear those guesses.”
McGrath was the show’s first “Wildcard,” acquired in mid-competition to perform. He said he didn’t realize that going into the show.
“’The Masked Singer’ is very good in the information is given on a need to know basis only,” he said. “I didn’t know I was coming out as a wildcard. In my mind, a wildcard means you had a bull’s eye on your back. I was kind of thrown by that, as I’m walking out to do my first rehearsal. But when I got out there and I saw the production. It looked like one of those Ziegfeld Follies 1930s Hollywood production. It looked underwater on TV so they did a wonderful job of alleviating, my Wildcard concerns.”
McGrath was prepared to sing “It’s Tricky” by Run DMC for his third number if he had returned. His first number was We’re Not Gonna Take It,” by Twisted Sister.
“The thing that really attracted me most of ‘The Masked Singer,’ is that it scared me,” he said. “It scared the heck out of me because it’s a singing competition. Now you might think, your career is as a singer/entertainer. [But] no one’s ever been confused by voice with Pavarotti or Chris Martin. But being able to be someone else inside the mask, obviously was something attractive to me.
“What I didn’t know, is what an emotional component this show would have for me,” he said. “You become part of this mystery adventure park vibe. It’s the world of costumes and make-believe. You breathe life into this thing, into this Orca, and when I took the mask off the last time, there is no more life, I essentially this Orca is gone. It was so fun to be a part of that, to fool people when you were singing as part of the Orca’s aura and being. I have 10 year old twins and that was a huge part of why I did it. And what a wonderful opportunity in a year that people aren’t doing a lot of things in the music industry. What a ride it was.”
McGrath said Sugar Ray has begun to perform once more, remembering gigs for Orlando and Tampa, and the band’s mid year dates are beginning to top off.
“I’m excited to see if anything happens with this ‘Masked Singer,’” he said. “Once you’re part of the Masked Singer, you’re part of the family. They do tours and things like that. I let them know that I’m available for anything you need. I’m here for ‘The Masked Singer.’”
Then, Nick Cannon was back full time as host, having recently been in isolate for COVID-19. Niecy Nash filled in as visitor host of “The Masked Singer” for the show’s initial five scenes, until Cannon was unmasked a week ago as the Bulldog.
This current season’s costumes include Raccoon, Seashell, Black Swan, Snail, Grandpa Monster, Phoenix, Chameleon, Russian Doll(s), Porcupine, The Piglet and the trump cards Orca, Crab and Bulldog. Gun as the Bulldog joins recently exposed superstars Nick Cannon (Bulldog), Logan Paul (Grandpa Monster), Danny Trejo (as Raccoon), Caitlyn Jenner (as Phoenix) and Kermit the Frog (as Snail).
The Season 5 contestants brag a joined 26 Grammy nominations, nine multi-platinum singles, four Academy Award nominations, three Super Bowl appearances, six gold decorations and two world records.
The show’s panelists are likewise once vieing for a “Golden Ear” trophy dependent on their initial impressions of each masked performer (which McCarthy won last time). Jeong and McCarthy Wahlberg each had a point up until now, heading into this scene.
McCarthy Wahlberg’s and Scherzinger’s initial feeling supposes were both Dave Grohl, Thicke went with Billie Joe Armstrong, while Jeong’s was Jon Bon Jovi. None of them got a point.
Here were the other contestants and their performances on night six, “Group A Finals — In the Nick of Time”:
Russian Dolls (three contestants)
Song: “Want to Want Me,” by Jason Derulo
Cannon clue: “What Goes Around… Comes Around.” “We had been together for some time, but as fate would have it, it was time to come back together on stage.”
Panel guesses: Pentatonix, the Jonas Brothers, 98 Degrees
Voice-over: “When this duo became a trio last time, it was a game changer for real. Performing on this epic stage is a far cry from where we started. Life on the road was definitely not glamorous. We performed everywhere, from parking lots to softball fields. But we put our heart and soul in every performance. And the years of hustle paid off, when we finally got the chance to perform for the president. And we crushed it. We raised the roof. Of the White House. And now we’re leaning on that hard working spirit to take us to the Super 8.”
Previous songs: “Man in the Mirror,” by Michael Jackson; “Wonder,” by Shawn Mendes
Previous panel guesses: Boyz II Men; Vanessa Hudgens; Darren Criss, Matthew Morrison, Kevin McHale or other “Glee” stars; Gwen Stefani and No Doubt guitarist Tom Dumont, Sugarland, Boyz II Men, Jacksons
Song: “Killing Me Softly,” by Roberta Flack
Cannon clue: “AKA.” “My first show they came out and said porcupine, and I said no, I’m Robopine. So, AKA.”
Panel guesses: Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Terence Howard
Voice-over: “The quills are out tonight, and I’m ready to unleash some magic on that stage. I wasn’t sure what to expect from this masked adventure. But now I’m on a mission to make it to the end. And I know a good mission because I’ve been on one my entire career. A quest for a certain golden relic. It’s been an action packed, fast-paced ride. I’m dodged booby traps and so many times my life has nearly crumbled. But I always escaped because I’ve been jonesing for that idol. But for now, I’m chasing a new idol, the golden mask. Winning it will be proof that the ultimate relic will be mine.”
Previous song: “Never Too Much,” by Luther Vandross; “All of Me,” by John Legend
Previous panel guesses: Jamie Foxx, Idris Elba, Lionel Richie, Ginuwine, Brian McKnight, Jason Derulo, Wesley Snipes, Eddie Murphy
Song: “Tell Me Something Good,” by Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
Cannon clue: “Motown.” “Motown brought my family together.”
Panel guesses: Ashanti, Mya, Keke Palmer, Alicia Silverstone
Voice-over: “I’ve been so fortunate my entire career to walk in a variety of shoes. But one of the things I’m most proud of is I have been called a trailblazer, a role model. Sometimes I get stopped when I’m out shopping or at the movies. And it’s the biggest honor. Because when I was younger, shells like me weren’t given many opportunities to be seen. But I fought the current that flowed against me. And now seeing so many people follow my path, that’s what keeps me going strong. Now tonight, I can’t wait for everyone to see what I have in store as I continue to blaze forward.”
Previous song: “Listen to Your Heart,” by Roxette; “Confident,” by Demi Lovato
Previous panel guesses: Kristen Chenoweth, Hilary Duff, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ashlee Simpson, Jenny Slate, Haylie Duff
Song: “If It Isn’t Love,” by New Edition
Cannon clue: “Aphrodite.” “Yeti is all about love, love, love.”
Panel guesses: Ray J, Justin Bieber, Taran Killam
Voice-over: “As a Yeti, I only come out of hiding for a mammoth reason. And here, it’s to be a wild force to be reckoned with. So watch your step. Where I come from, too many yetis become monsters. But I had a secret weapon. A village of warrior women who were always there to show me the way. Having them as motivators and teachers was golden. And made me the abominable gentleman I am today. Knowing these warriors had my back gave me the confidence to go for the mountaintop when others wouldn’t even dare. The yetis are usually chased from their village. But I was raised right. Being here is a thank you to them.”
Shaun Enzo Is Taking His Love For Pop Music To A New Height
The takeover of fashion with rap has been only done by a select few. Shaun Enzo, born as Shaban Asif in New York City, has had his sights on taking over music and the fashion industry since he was young. Combining his love for pop punk music with rap, he would also be inspired by his music idol. Kanye West. The album YEEZUS and fashion line of Adidas Yeezy would be a catalyst for him to explore fashion more in depth and create his own aesthetic. Working towards building his skills in both fashion and music, he would soon apply both and record music while also styling himself with renowned pieces from designers like Rick Owens, Balenciaga, and Fear Of God. His new single “Again” has been released on all streaming platforms and is slowly taking Tik Tok & Instagram by storm. His music is a great combination of melodic hyper pop with punk rock inspired beats. Shaun Enzo raps and sings together to make his own blend of rap. We look forward to the bright future of Shaun Enzo in the rap world. His debut EP is slated to come out early 2022.
Netflix’s unique series ‘Squid Game’ positioned first on Netflix’s worldwide graph for 29 days, with ‘My Name’ on number 3
Netflix’s unique series ‘Squid Game’, coordinated by Hwang Dong-hyuk has positioned first on Netflix’s worldwide graph for 29 days, with ‘My Name’ on number 3 spot.
Netflix’s unique series Squid Game, coordinated by Hwang Dong-hyuk has positioned first on Netflix’s worldwide graph for 29 days.
As indicated by the FlixPatrol, a worldwide OTT content positioning site, the Korean series bested the ‘Main 10 Most Popular TV Shows on Netflix’ outline on October 22 with 761 focuses on the 21st. The most recent series which was delivered on the monster streaming stage Netflix on September 17, has kept up with its main spot on Netflix’s worldwide TV programs outline for 29 days from September 23 till October 22, showing its drawn out notoriety. Moreover, it is eminent that My Name and tvN show Hometown Cha Cha has been recorded in the best 10.
Then again, My Name is a South Korean streaming TV series coordinated by Kim Jin-min and featuring Han So-hee, Park Hee-soon, and Ahn Bo-Hyun. The series rotates around a lady pack to vindicate her dad’s demise then, at that point, goes secret as a cop. Three scenes out of eight were screened at 26th Busan International Film Festival. It was delivered on Netflix on October 15, 2021.
Squid Game positions first for 29 days; My Name positions third on Netflix
The new series My Name on Netflix has positioned third in the worldwide diagram with 563 focuses on the 22nd. Another fascinating series Hometown Cha Cha has gotten 150 focuses and positioned seventh. The series My Name is a noir TV series that follows the account of Ji-charm (entertainer Han So-hee) who looks for vengeance for her hoodlum father’s homicide in the wake of penetrating the police under another name and is acquiring tremendous fame.
Squid Game is a thrill ride show that follows the narrative of 400 and 56 individuals, who have all battled monetarily throughout everyday life and are welcome to play a secretive endurance rivalry. Contending in a progression of conventional kids’ games yet with destructive turns, they hazard their lives to go after tremendous prize cash. The series is written and helmed by South Korean movie producer Hwang Dong-hyuk. Aside from positioning on the top, the series accomplished one more accomplishment after it sacked two assignments in Gotham Award.
melodic music artist Köni Famous because of his works
Most of us are already aware of Köni, the melodic and highly skilled music artist behind famous titles like Dive In and La Luv. This rising musician has composed and published re-narrations and original mix versions of popular tunes like Zuhume, Donna Carmen, Switzerland, and Rock N Roll. Being an Indian, however, he has not lost touch with his traditional musical roots, with his most popular Spotify release being the Assem Remix of Mera Joota Hia Japaani, published under Lump Records.
Don’t forget to check out Koni’s famous works, such as Hava Nagila Matizze Remix, Mera Joota Hia Japan, Turkish March, and Sa Trinxa. You will find music for every mood on his channel. Given his excellence, Köni is all set to rise the ranks in the music industry, producing many more excellent musical pieces in the times to come.
Personally, Köni boasts a medieval eyepatch covering his right eye and a western formal attire: a direct reincarnation of the music he produces. Most musical compositions of Köni are upbeat, stirring, and highly stimulating. In most of his remixes, he turns the original song up a notch by adding background beats, upscale rhythms, and sounds to enhance the music profile. Therefore, even the die-hard fans of the original song find the remake much more interesting, enthralling, and full of passion.
Fans and music enthusiasts can connect with Köni on Spotify, Soundcloud, and Instagram. He currently streams most of his remixes and releases on his Spotify account (https://open.spotify.com/artist/3wGOQXqAdsWkgf3PtuRY6Q) and YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaMngliHUHY). You may follow and connect with him on his Instagram account as well (@konimusik). Similarly, he is available on Soundcloud, where he regularly uploads his recent musical masterpieces for free streaming by his fans. You may connect with him on social media or leave a message about his inspirational music tunes and remixes.
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