Archive for ‘Industry News’

Rapper 50 Cent Wins Longstanding Lawsuit Against WorldStarHipHop

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It seems that 50 Cent is may be getting the last laugh in his fight to bring popular video site WorldStarHipHop to its knees. The rap superstar originally filed a lawsuit in 2009 against the company and its owner Lee “Q” O’Denat for copyright infringement. On Monday, March 24, a judge ruled in his favor.…

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Janelle Monae Covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ In Pepsi’s Global Futbol Campaign

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Starting today, singer Janelle Monae is making an on-camera trip to Rio de Janiero as the featured artist (and soundtrack) of Pepsi’s global 2014 futbol campaign “Now Is What You Make It.”…

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VIDEO: Project Pat ft. Juicy J & Doe B – Never Be A G

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Memphis, Tennessee’s own Project Pat is working on his new album Mista Don’t Play 2, the sequel to the platinum Mista Don’t Play: Everythangs Workin’ released in 2001. Check out the music video for the first single ‘Never Be A G’ featuring his younger brother Juicy J and the late Doe B. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Keyshia Cole – Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away) Teaser

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Keyshia Cole threw in a whole lot of attitude in the video for her Juicy J-assisted single “Rick James,” but now she shows a softer side in the Colin Tilley-directed video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away).” Check out the 15-second teaser vid.…

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Lady Gaga Forced To Reschedule Tour Dates Due To Severe Illness

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Due to a severe illness, Lady Gaga has been forced to postpone two stops on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour — one in Seattle and another in Vancouver, British Columbia.…

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R&B Superstar Usher Debuts New Michael Jackson Single at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Following an introduction from Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid, Usher helped world premiere Michael Jackson’s new single “Love Never Felt So Good” at Thursday’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. The R&B superstar and an army of talented dancers performed while the song played for the first time. Watch.…

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Billboard Music Awards To Unveil World Premiere Michael Jackson Experience

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On what already promises to be one of the year’s stand-out music events, the 2014 BBMAs raise the bar even higher with a world premiere experience featuring the late Michael Jackson. The King of Pop will create another piece of history at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.…

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Katy Perry To Perform via Satellite for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

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Katy Perry will have a “Birthday” party at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Perry, a three-time BBMA winner and a finalist in 10 categories this year, will perform via satellite from her “Prismatic World Tour.” The pop superstar will give the world-premiere TV performance of her new song…

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Entertainment Visionary Ryan Seacrest Invests in YouTube Event Firm

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Ryan Seacrest is back at it. The man with his finger on the pulse of new talent around the world has made an investment in DigiTour Media, a company that produces live concerts and events for YouTube talent.…

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Hip-Hop MC Mos Def Barred From Reentering the United States?!

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Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, has been moving in mysterious ways since his early days in Brooklyn. The latest jump he made was international–from New Orleans to his current residence in South Africa. Now news has surfaced that the talented rapper and entertainer has been barred from reentering the United States…

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Apple Confirms Beats Electronics Purchase; Jimmy Iovine Leaves Interscope Records

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With Apple making the official announcement of buying Beats Electronics for $3 Billion, there has been a major shift in the music industry. With Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine taking new management positions at Apple, Iovine has left Interscope Records.…

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VIDEO: Jeremih ft. French Montana & Ty Dolla $ign – Don’t Tell Em REMIX (Trailer)

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R&B crooner Jeremih is gearing up for his upcoming “Set It Off Tour” alongside French Montana. Today Jeremih fans the flames, by releasing a new trailer which also acts a teaser for his upcoming “Don’t Tell Em Remix” video featuring French Montana & Ty Dolla $ign. Check out the visual.…

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