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

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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…

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Grooveshark To Launch New Digital Radio App; Takes On Pandora

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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.…

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

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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.…

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

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

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

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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.…

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VIDEO: Common & John Legend – Glory

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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.…

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

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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.…

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

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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.…

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

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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.…

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

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

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Penalty Entertainment Inks Deal with Miami Music Artist Trina

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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.…

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

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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.…

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