Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

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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Jay-Z Creates a Sports Management Company?!

Jay-Z is back making more business moves in an effort to expand his empire. This week in history marks the Jay-Z’s official launch of Roc Nation Sports, a full-service sports management company.

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Snoop Lion Teams With MTV To Fight Against Gun Violence

Snoop Lion, the veteran rapper-turned-reggae singer is ready to take aim at gun violence. Snoop, MTV and Jewelry for a Cause will help to take illegal guns off the street

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VIDEO: Frank Ocean – Lost (Official Video)

Frank Ocean just dropped his first official video since “Pyramids,” last year. The Odd Future crooner delivers a surprise with the visuals for “Lost” off his Grammy-winning album channel ORANGE. Watch.

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Snoop Lion Also Starting a Sports Management Agency?!

Jay-Z’s recent business venture into sports may have caught the attention of his some of his fellow artists-namely Snoop Lion. Is Snoop also planning on venturing into the world of sports entertainment?

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VIDEO: Janelle Monáe ft. Erykah Badu – Q.U.E.E.N. (Teaser)

Janelle Monáe suits up her signature black-and-white tux and bow tie while getting last-minute touch-ups from her glam squad in the teaser for her “Q.U.E.E.N.” video featuring Erykah Badu. Watch.

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Seattle Duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Make Billboard History

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ single “Can’t Hold Us” was certified platinum a couple of weeks ago but this week, the Seattle group has made Billboard Hot 100 record, find out how.

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Beyonce Forced to Cancel European Tour Date Due To Health Concerns

Pop singer Beyonce cancels concert in Belgium due to medical reasons.

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Police Shut Down Kanye West’s Houston Video Screening

Kanye West planned to project the music video for his latest song “New Slaves” around the world Friday night, including at three Houston locations. However, the showing at the Rothko Chapel was shut down before it even began.

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New York’s Apollo Theater To Host Hip Hop Dance Festival

The historic Apollo Theater in NYC will host a four-day Hip Hop dance festival, the Breakin’ Convention. The festival will bring together an international representation of dancers keeping the break dancing art form alive.

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VIDEO: R&B Star Usher Performs Live On ‘The Voice’

Usher left his red judge chair on The Voice last evening and took he stage to perform a track from his latest album Looking 4 Myself. Watch.

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Drake Speaks on Chris Brown, His New Album & Started From The Bottom

As Drake covers the July 2013 issue of GQ Magazine, he sits down for an interview where he reveals his thoughts on Chris Brown, the single “Started From The Bottom,” and Nothing Was The Same.

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