Archive for ‘Industry News’

West Coast MC Ty Dolla $ign Signs To Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang

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With Wiz Khalifa by his side, rising L.A. rap star, Ty Dolla $ign makes the official announcement of joining Taylor Gang and speaks on how it all came together.

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Def Jam Records Names Don Cannon VP Of A&R

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Don Cannon is the latest accomplished producer to be elevated to at an executive post at the prestigious Def Jam Records.

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Stevie Wonder Boycotting All Shows in the State of Florida

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Legendary singer Stevie Wonder is boycotting the state of Florida after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting trial.

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Pop Superstar Lady Gaga Perfroms Oz-Themed Set On “Good Morning America”

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Lady Gaga hit the stage of “Good Morning America” where the pop superstar channeled Dorothy during her Wizard of Oz-themed set. Watch.…

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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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Selena Gomez Bumps Jay-Z’s “Holy Grail” to No.2 on Billboard Top 200

This week, Selena Gomez collects her first No. 1 title on the Billboard 200 with the arrival of “Stars Dance.” The Hollywood Records release sold 97,000 copies in its first week — a career-high frame for the singer, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It also marks Jay-Z’s departure from the No.1 spot.

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Drake Brings Out Kanye West, TLC, Diddy & Ma$e for his Annual OVO Fest in Toronto

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Drake had a long list of surprises up his sleeve for his 4th annual OVO Fest in Toronto. Guests included Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, French Montana, Wale, J. Cole, Miguel, The Weeknd, TLC…and…a Diddy and Ma$e’s reunion! Watch.…

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VIDEO: Seattle Indie Hip-Hop Duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform On “Leno”

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Shortly following their victorious night at the MTV VMAs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit up the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and performed ”White Walls” with ScHoolboy Q and Hollis. Watch.…

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Diddy Adds New On-Air Talent to Revolt TV

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Revolt TV, a multi-platform music cable network led by Sean “Diddy” Combs, has begun to reveal its on-air talent for the channel’s fall launch. Amrit Singh and Sibley Scoles (also known as Sib Vicious) will be among the network’s TV personalities.

Singh (@amritsingh) joins the channel from Stereogum, where he served as the music website’s…

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VIDEO: B.o.B ft. Future – Ready

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For B.o.B’s new video, he complies a visual of the sports world’s most memorable fights–a creative approach for the new single featuring fellow Atlanta native Future. Watch.

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VIDEO: Big Sean Brings Out Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J Live In New York

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Big Sean celebrated his Hall of Fame with an album release show at the Terminal 5. During the show, the crowd got a surprise when Wiz Khalifa was brought out for ”GangBang” while Juicy J joined in on “Show Out.” Watch.…

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2013 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers Lineup Announced + Sneak Peek Video

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The BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers have returned. The network just revealed the full lineup and a sneak peek from this year’s show. Check it the stars featured in the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers.…

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