Archive for ‘Industry News’

Jimmy Iovine & Beats Electronics To Launch Digital Music Streaming Service

Beats Electronics, the maker of high-end headphones, will launch its own on-demand music streaming service this summer, Jimmy Iovine, the chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M and Beats’ co-founder, announced at the AllThingsD Dive Into Media conference.

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VIDEO: Mariah Carey – Almost Home (Teaser)

Mariah Carey releases a teaser video for her new track “Almost Home,” the new single from the upcoming movie Oz The Great and Powerful. The black-and-white clip directed by David LaChapelle, shows the pop diva gracing a studio in a floor-length gown. Watch.

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Music Executive Michael “Blue” Williams Preps “Guns For Greatness” Program

Music executive Michael “Blue” Williams has come up with an idea to get firearms off the streets of New York City. The music industry veteran has a proposal aimed at offering mentoring and celebrity influence, in exchange for people turning in weapons.

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Music Mogul Diddy Makes Guest Appearance On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs stopped by Jimmy Kimmel’s show to speak on the various things going on in his life, his 6 kids, his brand new drink AQUAhydrate, his recent New York tattoo and more.

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VIDEO: Young Jeezy ft. 2 Chainz – R.I.P. (Behind The Scenes)

Young Jeezy takes us behind the scenes of his latest single, “R.I.P.,” and bring along fellow music stars like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz and Ludacris show up at the shoot. Watch.

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VIDEO: T.I. Brings Out Surprise Guests Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell At SXSW

T.I. headlined the The BET Music Matters Showcase hosted by Yahoo! at SXSW in Austin TX. Tip entertained the crowd with past and present hits, then he brought out Pharrell & Kendrick Lamar who crashed the stage to perform ‘Backseat Freestyle’ & ‘Swimming Pools’. Watch.

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Rapper T.I. Goes Back To Where He Grew Up; Speaks On “Wildside” Inspiration

Warner Sound kicks off their new viral series entitled “My Method” the first episode starring T.I. Watch Tip take a stroll his old stomping grounds in Atlanta while speaking on the inspirations behind the track “Wildside” from his latest album Trouble Man.

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XXL Unveils 2013’s Freshman Class List & Cover

XXL magazine has revealed the up-and-coming artists on its hotly debated annual Freshman Class list. Among this year’s chosen 10 are some names that you may already be familiar with…and some surprises as well. Check out the final list & the cover.

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VIDEO: Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Wayne – High School

Nicki Minaj finally releases the highly anticipated video for her latest single ‘High School’ featuring Lil Wayne. Check out Nicki as she hangs out poolside. Watch.

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Jay-Z & Roc Nation Sign Deal with Universal Music Group

As of today, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter has inked a multiyear deal with Universal Music Group to house his music label Roc Nation. This agreement includes the rights to release Mr. Carter’s next album along with the forthcoming records of other top-selling artists including Rihanna.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers, 2 Chainz, John Legend & Benny Benassi Perform at Coachella

A slew of artists and fans descended upon the California desert to partake in the Coachella 2013 festivities. Check out live performances from some of the biggest artists out–including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, 2 Chainz, Wu-Tang Clan, John Legend & Benny Benassi. Watch.

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Miguel ft. Kendrick Lamar – How Many Drinks (Video Teaser)

Miguel gives us a sneak peek of the forthcoming release of the ‘How Many Drinks’ video featuring Kendrick Lamar in a brand new teaser. Watch.

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