Archive for ‘Industry News’

Heineken Debuts ‘Dance More, Drink Slow’ EDM Moderation Campaign

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As more and more corporate brands begin to sponsor EDM culture and festivals a dual focus on responsible marketing is in order. Heineken, a pioneering sponsor of EDM events like Ultra and music festivals like Coachella, debuted “Dance More, Drink Slow” a global campaign designed to promote moderation over excess…

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VIDEO: SchoolBoy Q – Man Of The Year

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At the end of February Kendrick Lamar’s labelmate, SchoolBoy Q will release his TDE debut album Oxymoron. The L.A. rapper kicks off the celebration early with the eyecandy-filled video for his latest single, “Man of the Year.” In the island-filmed clip, he hits the beach and keeps the party going all night. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Ty Dolla $ign ft. Jay Rock – Never Be The Same

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Rising West Coast MC Ty Dolla $ign just followed up the release of his Beach House EP with a visual for its Jay Rock-assisted track, “Never Be The Same.”
Watch the singer-songwriter and candid R&B crooner star in the visual.…

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MTVu Preps for 2014 Woodie Awards & Music Festival in Austin, TX

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This year’s 2014 Woodie Awards and music festival, held by MTV Networks’ college network (MTVu), is returning to South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas…

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Rapper 50 Cent Leaves Interscope & Shady Records

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After 12 years with Interscope Records, 50 Cent announced his departure from Shady/Aftermath/Interscope. He and his imprint, G-Unit Records, has decided to part ways with the label and go independent.…

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Kevin Arnold Launches OpenAura Image Distribution Company for Artists

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Kevin Arnold launches OpenAura, a company that wants artists to make money from their digital identity by distributing official photos, artwork and other visual content to a growing array of music services, apps and music-related websites.…

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Jay Z & Kanye West To Headline Samsung’s 2014 SXSW Concert Series

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Jay Z and Kanye West are set to co-headline a concert at South By Southwest this week–yes, The Throne is coming to Austin.…

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VIDEO: 50 Cent ft. Styles P, Prodigy & Kidd Kidd – Chase The Paper

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50 Cent is still on this promo tear as he releases yet another song and video. His latest one is called ‘Chase The Paper’ which features Styles P, Prodigy and Kidd Kidd. The bike-heavy street visual was directed by Eif rivera. Watch.…

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Beyonce & Jay Z Perform ‘Drunk In Love’ At Mrs. Carter Tour Finale In Portugal

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Beyonce wrapped up her high grossing The Mrs. Carter Show world tour last night in Lisbon, Portugal at the MEO Arena. For the grand finale, Jay Z joined his wife on stage to perform their hit ‘Drunk In Love’ in front of a roaring audience. Watch.…

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Musician Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With International Music Summit’s Legends Award

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The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer Nile Rodgers will receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award…

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John Legend, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Luke Bryan & More to Perform at 2014 Billboard Music Awards

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The first round of performers for this year’s Billboard Music Awards has been announced and it’s a star-studded selection of recent chart-toppers. See who will hit the stage at this year’s show.…

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

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Keyshia Cole channels her emotions in the video for “Next Time (Won’t Give My Heart Away).” Check out the Colin Tilley-directed clip which was inspired by her relationship with estranged husband & NBA player Daniel “Boobie” Gibson.…

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