Archive for ‘Industry News’

iTunes Offers Helps Provide Aid for Philippines Typhoon Victims

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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