Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

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: Janelle Monae – Dance Apocalyptic

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Janelle Monáe jams with her all-female band on an “American Bandstand”-type show in the fun and feel-good video for her new single “Dance Apocalyptic.” Watch.

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J. Cole Scores No.1 Album with “Born Sinner;” Surpasses Kanye West’s “Yeezus”

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While J. Cole’s Born Sinner initially missed No. 1 on the Billboard 200 during its debut week, he accomplishes the task on his this week (a rare feat).…

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Frank Ocean Cancels Australian Tour Due To Health Concerns

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Frank Ocean has canceled his sold-out Australian tour after suffering with throat problems on opening night. A trip to the doctors has revealed he has a tear to one of his vocal chords.…

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VIDEO: John Legend – Made To Love

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John Legend drops the steamy video for his single “Made to Love.” Naked bodies make love on screen in the minimalistic clip, which features plenty of close-up shots and some girl-on-girl action. Watch.…

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Lady Gaga & Katy Perry To Make Digitals Sales History This Week?!

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Lady Gaga and Katy Perry are heading for big debuts with their new singles on Billboard’s Digital Songs–collectively they expect potentially record breaking sales. This week could be a historic one for digital record sales.…

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VIDEO: Lady Gaga – Applause

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Lady Gaga sets off an explosion of fashion and art with her provocative video for “Applause.” The Mother Monster goes nearly nude and models high-fashion looks in the visual. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform Live With Jennifer Hudson at 2013 MTV VMAs

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The Seattle duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won for Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Video with a Social Message and performed their single “Same Love” with Mary Lambert. Jennifer Hudson also made a surprise appearance, dueting with them on the powerful track.

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Seattle Indie Hip-Hop Duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Interviewed On Chelsea Lately

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Following their performance on VMAs and Jay Leno, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis stopped by Chelsea Lately. The two spoke on their come up, song like ‘Same Love’, origins of their names, being sober & more.…

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

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Artist Spotlight: Who Is Chuck Taylor?

Chuck Taylor is an impressive blend of master musician, vocalist and lyricist rolled up into one extensive package. Bringing back funk blends mixed with a tinge of rock and hip hop…

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Sony, Universal, Warner, ABKCO File Copyright Lawsuit Against SiriusXM

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Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Warner Music Group and ABKCO have filed suit against SiriusXM for allegedly continuing to ignore state copyright laws and refusing to pay artist performance royalties for pre-1972 music it broadcasts.…

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VIDEO: Big Boi ft. Little Dragon & Killer Mike – Thom Pettie

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Big Boi releases a new video for his Little Dragon & Killer Mike-featured track “Thom Pettie.” Big Boi gives fans a look at what he sees while he’s on the road. Check it out.…

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