Archive for ‘Industry News’

VIDEO: Meek Mill & Diddy Perform ‘Levels’ In Las Vegas

Meek Mill had a little company as he performed his new single at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas. Rap artist/mogul Diddy took the stage with the MMG superstar. Watch.

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Lil Wayne Hospitalized in Los Angeles For More Seizures

Lil Wayne has been hospitalized again after suffering another seizure.

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Scripted Hip-Hop Television Series “The Hustle” To Debut on FUSE Network

Television network FUSE has been creating music-related programming for years, now the cable station will launch its first scripted television series, The Hustle, which will focus on the ups and downs of two rising rap artists.

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DJ Khaled Signs NYC’s DJ Bobby Trends To We The Best Music Group

DJ Khaled’s We The Best Music Group roster is continuing to grow with DJ Bobby Trends serving as the latest artist to join the record label.

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Billboard Music Awards 2013 Performances Recap

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards aired on Sunday night and it was star-studded to say the least–the show featured live performances from Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Bieber, Miguel, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne and more. Check out the hottest stars on stage. Watch.

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VIDEO: Prince – Fixurlifeup

Prince & his all girl band 3rd Eye Girl have released the official video for their latest single “Fixurlifeup.” The performance based music video was directed by Sanaa Hamri and filmed in San Diego during their Live Out Loud tour. Watch.

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Frank Ocean Announces New International Tour

Frank Ocean has announced an international tour called ‘You’re Not Dead’ which travels through 14 cities across Europe and Canada. Check out the dates and locations where he will be appearing.

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Major Record Label Sony Music Signs News Deal With Apple’s iRadio

Sony Music is reportedly the latest and last major label to sign a deal with Apple’s as-of-yet launched music streaming service dubbed “iRadio.”

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Kanye West Interviews With New York Times; Dubs Himself ‘Michael Jordan Of Music’

Kanye West has been mostly silent since 2010 (he has broken his no-media rule on a few occasions), the super-opinionated rap star gave an open and honest interview to the The New York Times in support of his upcoming album, Yeezus.

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Pop Superstar Rihanna Becomes Most Viewed Artist On YouTube

Today, pop superstar Rihanna can add another accomplishment to an already lengthy list. Rihanna has officially become the most viewed artist on YouTube as she passes Justin Bieber.

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VIDEO: Nas Travels To Hennessy Headquarters in Cognac, France

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Earlier this year, Hennessy announced legendary MC Nas to be a spokesperson for their second annual, award winning Wild Rabbit campaign. This partnership afforded the Grammy nominee the opportunity to learn about the spirit brand’s rich history at their Cognac, France headquarters. Check out Nas’ journey.

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VIDEO: Big Boi ft. Sleepy Brown – The Thickets

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A slightly injured Big Boi is still hard at work after recently hurt his knee while on tour. His latest video for ‘The Thickets’ featuring Sleepy Brown. Check out the Trevor Kane-directed video.

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