Some proceeds were to be donated to the mental health charity Newport Mind. But the seven co-writers of the original song, which include Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, refused permission for the Newport single — we have been told — and that led to the video being removed from YouTube. EMI and there's a distinction between the record label and EMI Music Publishing , which looks after the songwriters has been bearing the brunt of protests on Twitter and elsewhere for pulling one of the year's hottest viral videos. Newport's footbridge under construction. Some rights reserved. The real disconnect here is not between EMI's lawyers and the public mood. The problem is that the charms of Newport's cultural highlights — including throwing up in the back of a taxi, Welsh rarebit and congestion on the A — may have been lost on some of New York's best songwriters.
Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience — the local community. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. WHAT started out as a bit of fun turned into an overnight success sparking praise from singer Lily Allen and thrusting Newport into the spotlight. Music video Newport Ymerodraeth - State of Mind a parody of Jay Z's number one hit single Empire State of Mind featuring Alicia Keys - had more than 5, hits on YouTube and was third in the site's top favourite videos just 24 hours after it was posted. The video, devised and filmed by London director MJ Delaney, 24, featured actors Alex Warren, 24 and Terema Wainwright, 25, the original video to new lyrics with a Newport theme and was filmed in locations around the city including the bus station and Rodney Parade.
Empire State of Mind - Newport style is YouTube hit
The following month, they submitted it to Jay-Z's label Roc Nation , whose reviews were a discouragement. They later took the suggestion of an associate of EMI Music Publishing and resubmitted it to Jay-Z, who kept the "New York" singing part on the hook , changed the verses, and recorded it. The song originally featured Hunte on the hook, but when Hunte and Sewell-Ulepic were asked if they thought anyone else would be more appropriate for the chorus, Hunte suggested Keys. Mary J. Blige was also considered for the part, but Keys was chosen after Jay-Z heard the song's piano loop.
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