Archive for ‘Industry News’

Kanye West & Charlie Wilson Perform Live on Jools Holland’s BBC Show

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Kanye West & Charlie Wilson caught up with English singer and TV host Jools Holland, and appeared on his BBC TV show. Together the two performed one of singles from of Kanye’s “Yeezus” album. Watch.…

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VIDEO: 50 Cent – Can’t Help Myself (I’m Hood)

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50 Cent’s new album is still awaiting a release date, but he keeps churning out the visuals. 50 takes it back to the ‘hood in the video for “Can’t Help Myself (I’m Hood). Watch.…

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VIDEO: Katy Perry – Roar

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Katy Perry rules the jungle in the new video for “Roar.” After crashing on an island, the pop star transforms into Tarzan’s wife Jane Porter in the cinematic clip. She tames lions, paints an elephant’s toenails, and takes photos with monkeys–all in a leopard-print bikini. Watch.…

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Atlanta Rapper Jeezy Named Multicultural Advisor Avion Tequila Founder

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Jeezy’s has landed the Atlanta rapper yet another gig. It has announced that Jeezy is now the “Multicultural Advisor” to Ken Austin, the founder of the Tequila Avion brand.…

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Former Artist & International Finance Executive Team Up To Launch First Artist Bank

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David Stewart, one half of the Eurhythmics, and former Credit Suisse Europe, Middle East and Africa chairman/CEO Michael Philipp plan to launch First Artist Bank, a creative-focused banking services company.…

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Janelle Monae Performs “Electric Lady” Live on “Arsenio”

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Janelle Monáe brought her funky sound to “Arsenio” where the singer, shut down the stage with an explosive performance of her ladies’ anthem “Electric Lady.” Check it out.…

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West Coast Rap Artist The Game Leaves Interscope; Signs With Cash Money Records After

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The Game became a free agent after his latest album Jesus Piece and was looking for a new label deal. After parting ways with major label interscope, Game and Cash Money Records boss, Birdman have made it public that have reached an agreement.…

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Snoop Dogg Changes Artist Name Again; See What He Is Known As Now…

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Snoop Dogg has decided to undergo yet another name change to reflect the direction of his latest album. Check out Snoops’s new moniker as he prepares to release his upcoming funk album with musician Dam-Funk.…

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Lil Wayne Partners With Miami-based Nonprofit To Raise Money For Kids Nationwide

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Growing up in the rough Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans, Lil Wayne overcame dire odds on his way to becoming one of the most successful rappers of all-time. Now he’s giving back to kids across the country that face similar struggles.

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VIDEO: Ariana Grande ft. Big Sean – Right There

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Ariana Grande stars in the Romeo and Juliet-inspired video for “Right There” featuring Big Sean. On the eve of Halloween, the 20-year-old diva throws a masquerade ball at a mansion in the visuals for the third single off her debut Yours Truly. Watch.…

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YMCMB Music Superstar Drake Reaches Milestone With New Album

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Toronto MC Drake’s third release on Young Money, has sold approximately 38,274 units this week, pushing it over the one-million mark. Drake’s Nothing Was The Same has gone officially gone RIAA platinum…

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VIDEO: Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown – Show Me

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Chris Brown guest stars and directs the video for L.A. rapper Kid Ink’s DJ Mustard-produced single “Show Me.” Watch.…

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