Archive for ‘Industry News’

VIDEO: French Montana Brings Out Diddy & Macklemore To Peform Live at SXSW

French Montana closed out SXSW with an explosive set at The FADER FORT in Austin, Texas. During his nearly 40-minute set, French brought out Diddy for the remix to “Same Damn Time” and “It’s All About the Benjamins.” Macklemore even hit the stage to perform his hit “Thrift Shop.” Watch.

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Nas, Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Tom Petty & More to Perform Live at Bonnaroo 2013

Some veterans and newcomers are descending upon Tennessee for the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Kendrick Lamar, the Lumineers, Nas, A$AP Rocky, Bjork, Paul McCartney, Macklemore and the Wu-Tang Clan are among the acts who will take the stage at the annual music extravaganza.

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J. Cole Attends Harvard University as Guest Speaker

J.Cole, who graduated magna *** laude from St. John’s University, recently served as a guest speaker at the prestigious Harvard University. Cole spoke at the Ivy League university about the music business, chasing his dreams, and what his plan B was if Hip-Hop didn’t work out.

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Super-Producer Timbaland Working on New Michael Jackson Project

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Super-Producer Timbaland has worked with some of music’s greatest including Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, and Aaliyah, but now he is teaming up with the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, on a new project.…

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50 Cent To Promote “Big Apple Boxing” In Jamaica, Queens, New York

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50 Cent’s SMS Promotions and DiBella Entertainment are slated to host a night of boxing. “Big Apple Boxing” is scheduled to be the first card by both promoters at Resorts World Casino NYC in 50 Cent’s hometown, Jamaica, Queens, New York.…

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VIDEO: Meek Mill – Started From The Bottom Remix/Freestyle

Meek Mill shares his success story in the video for his remix to Drake’s “Started From the Bottom.” The Maybach Music MC flies on a private jet with his friends and sips Ciroc and counts his money in his plush Miami crib. Watch.

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50 Cent Stars In A Remake of VH1’s Iconic Series “Behind The Music”

VH1 has retweaked their Behind The Music episode featuring 50 Cent. This time focusing on his life and struggle after Chris Lighty’s death while still narrating his story pre-music. Watch.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Go 5x Platinum!!

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are continuing to see huge success from their single Thrift Shop. On this day they have reached another milestone–one that is almost unheard of in the age of dwindling record sales.

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Stevie Wonder Teaming Up With Hunter Hayes For Special ACM Performance

The producers of the Academy of Country Music Awards revealed several surprise details to the press. One being that legendary musician Stevie Wonder and country music sensation Hunter Hayes are gearing up to take the stage at this year’s ACM awards.

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VIDEO: J. Cole ft. Miguel – Power Trip

J. Cole’s obsession turns deadly in the dark video for “Power Trip,” the first single off his sophomore album. The Roc Nation rapper puts a whole new perspective on his love song as he commits murder in the grim visuals. Watch.

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VIDEO: Miguel Performs Hit Singles On NBC’s SNL

R&B crooner Miguel was the musical guest on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live. The 27-year-old hit the stage giving renditions of his hit singles “Adorn” and “How Many Drinks?” Watch.

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Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y Give ‘Live In Concert’ A 420 Release Date

Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y hopped online and announced that their long-awaited, collaborative project ‘Live in Concert’ will be released for free online on Sat. April 20 (420), the unofficial smokers holiday.

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