Archive for ‘Industry News’

West Coast MC Kendrick Lamar’s “m.A.A.d city” Short Film to Arrive in 2015


After Kendrick Lamar and director Khalil Joseph premiered their “m.A.A.d city” short film at the Sundance NEXT Fest earlier this year, the duo have decided to push their project one step further…

Read more →

Grooveshark To Launch New Digital Radio App; Takes On Pandora


After years of fighting and losing, online music service Grooveshark has decided to play by the rules. The company plans the launch of a new Pandora-like digital radio app.…

Read more →

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Debuts New Untitled Song On “Colbert Report” Final Week


The King of Both Coasts, Kendrick Lamar stopped to performed a brand new untitled for the final week of Stephen Colbert’s Colbert Report. Watch.…

Read more →

Music Power Couple Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Celebrate Birth Of Second Child


Music power couple, Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz celebrate the birth of their second child.…

Read more →

Rapper The Game To Commemorate Album Release; Announces 10th Anniversary Concert


Released on January 18, 2005, nearly 10 years ago, West Coast rap artist The Game released his critically acclaimed debut album The Documentary. To commemorate this historic event, Game will be hosting a 10th anniversary concert.…

Read more →

VIDEO: Common & John Legend – Glory


Common & John Legend unveil the official music video to their powerful Golden Globe-winning song “Glory.” Check out the emotional visuals as John Legend plays the piano & Common delivers the message. Watch.…

Read more →

Talent Scout Who Discovered Lady Gaga Awarded $7.3M In Lawsuit


A U.S. District court recently ruled against producer Rob Fusari’s argument to reduce the amount the jury awarded last year to Wendy Starland, the Hollywood songwriter who discovered Lady Gaga.…

Read more →

Missy Elliot Returns? Hip-Hop Star Rumored to Join Katy Perry at Super Bowl XLIX


During a press conference on Thursday, Katy hinted at an “old school” surprise guest. Now a source tells The Associated Press that Missy is slated to make a surprise appearance during Katy’s performance at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.…

Read more →

VIDEO: Canadaian Music Star The Weeknd Performs Live On Jimmy Fallon


In support of the film, “50 Shade Of Grey”, The Weeknd made his way by the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and performed one of the soundtrack’s standout tracks “Earned It.” Watch.…

Read more →

President of Digital Business, Rob Wells, Leaving Universal Music Group


Universal Music Group president of global digital business Rob Wells has announced he is leaving the company after nearly 15 years in the position.…

Read more →

Penalty Entertainment Inks Deal with Miami Music Artist Trina


Penalty Entertainment is back. Within the past year the label has been resurrected and as has been on the hunt for artists & producers. They have officially found their newest artist, Miami rapper Trina. Check out what Trina and the President of Penalty Entertainment had to say about the new deal.…

Read more →

VIDEO: Pop Icon Jennifer Lopez Performs New Song Live On “American Idol”


Jennifer Lopez went from the judges’ table to the stage on “American Idol.” As Scenes from the animated movie Home were projected against her white gown, the pop icon performed her new ballad “Feel the Light” off of the soundtrack. Watch.…

Read more →