Archive for ‘Industry News’

iTunes Offers Helps Provide Aid for Philippines Typhoon Victims


The Philippines has been devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. The official death toll in the Asian nation is over 1,700, but as many as 10,000 are feared dead and more than 9 million people have been affected. Apple is giving iTunes users a chance to donate to relief efforts.…

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Pop Diva Rihanna Reaches Career Milestone in Album Sales


Rihanna hit a career milestone in album sales. Last week, she surpassed 10 million albums sold in the United States…

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VIDEO: Eminem – Rap God (Teaser)


Rap God Eminem releases teaser before the full Rich Lee directed video for ‘Rap God’ drops in less than a week. This visual, which pays homage to the popular TV series ‘Max Headroom’ from the 80s. Watch.…

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West Coast Rapper Nipsey Hussle Announces “Crenshaw” Tour


Following the success of his $100 mixtape, Crenshaw, Nipsey Hussle is taking things on the road for a tour.…

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Music Superstar Drake Announces Partnership With Jordan Brand Sneaker Company


Drake made a huge announcement while on stage in Portland, Oregon (home of Nike headquarters) at a “Would You Like A Tour?” show. The YMCMB superstar announced that he is aligning himself with Jordan Brand sneaker company.…

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Rolling Stone Magazine Releases Top 10 Listing of 2013’s Best Mixtapes


Renowned publication Rolling Stone magazine has created a top 10 list of their favorite mixtapes of 2013. Check out their list. Do you agree?…

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VIDEO: Future – Blow A Bag


Rap superstar Future continues to fan the flames that fuel the buzz surrounding him. On the heels of announcing his surprise album Dirty Sprite 2, Future drops a brand new video for his new single “Blow a Bag” where he hits the West Coast and goes on a stunt-spree in the streets of Los Angeles.…

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VIDEO: Usher ft. Nicki Minaj – She Came to Give It to You


Fresh off their performance at the MTV VMAs, Usher lights up the screen alongside Nicki Minaj in the Philip Andelman-directed visual for “She Came to Give It to You.” Watch R&B superstar Usher take over an after-hours party at an underground club in the back of an electronics store. Nicki comes through later to drop…

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VIDEO: August Alsina – Don’t Forget About Me


Def Jam singer August Alsina closes out the year with release of new video for the heartfelt ‘Don’t Forget About Me’, directed by Payne Lindsay.…

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Rapper 50 Cent Launches Water-Proof Headphones At CES


Following a new partnership with NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony, 50 Cent was back at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier today where he debuted a new Sports edition line of his SMS Audio headphones.…

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VIDEO: B.o.B ft. Priscilla – John Doe


B.o.B drops a visual to a cautionary tale of addiction to the fast life in the video for “John Doe,” the latest single off his third album Underground Luxury. The powerful clip stars a young girl who dreams of being an actress, but things go awry on the way to stardom.…

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2014 Grammy Commercials Skyrocket To Record Breaking Prices


With the last two GRAMMY telecasts drawing the biggest audiences the awards has seen in 20 years, the cost of commercials has adjusted accordingly. A 30-second spot for this Sunday’s show cost some advertisers nearly…

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