Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

VIDEO: Eminem Performs Live at G-Shock’s 30th Anniversary Event in NYC

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Eminem returned to the stage to celebrate G-Shock’s 30th anniversary at the “Shock the World” event in New York. The company unveiled its latest lineup of timepieces for the press earlier in the evening followed by a concert from the Detroit rapper. Watch.…

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Chance The Rapper’s Mixtape Hits The Billboard Charts…After Being Sold Illegally

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“How often does a bootleg hit a Billboard chart?” That is what Chance The Rapper’s manager Pat Corcoran is regard to Chance’s second mixtape “Acid Rap,” hitting No. 63 on Billboard‘s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart after selling 1,000 units in a week early July, Billboard reports. There’s only one problem—no one is authorized to sell…

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VIDEO: Ty Dolla $ign ft. Wiz Khalifa – Irie

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Ty Dolla $ign celebrates all things green in the video for his smokers’ anthem “Irie.” The singer-songwriter rolls up to a pot farm with the Taylor Gang boss Wiz Khalifa and smokes out the scenery. Watch.…

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Compton’s Kendrick Lamar Sits Down For Interview With Chelsea Lately; Speaks on “Control”

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ verse has gotten him a spot on Chelsea Lately where he talks about the controversial verse, growing up in Compton, having sex, sneaking out in his mama’s mini van & more. Watch.…

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A$AP Rocky & Swizz Beatz Star in New Monster DNA Headphones Commercial

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A$AP Rocky and Swizz Beatz appear in the latest commercial from Monster for their new DNA Black Tuxedo headphones. In the 30 second TV spot, A$AP and Swizz start working on new material on the tour bus, only to find that they don’t have any headphones in the booth. See what happens next.…

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VIDEO: 50 Cent – NY

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Hip-hop mogul 50 Cent reps for his hometown as he overlooks the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan in the nighttime visuals for “NY,” a track from last year’s free album 5 (Murder by Numbers). Watch.…

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2014 Super Bowl XLVIII Headline Performance Revealed?!

Rumors have been confirmed. Bruno Mars will be performing during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVIII. Bruno is joining a list of greats to perform during the Super Bowl including Michael Jackson, Beyonce, U2, Justin Timberlake and several others.…

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VIDEO: Skylar Grey ft. Big Sean & Travis Barker – Back From The Dead

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Skylar Grey drop latest single from her Eminem-executive-produced album “Don’t Look Down.” Skylar Grey, Big Sean and Travis Barker star in the artistic black and white visual for ‘Back From The Dead.’ Watch.…

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VIDEO: Pusha T ft. Kendrick Lamar – Nosetalgia

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Pusha T walks the dark and grimy streets of Compton in this one shot, one take, black and white video. Strolling and spitting his bars with raw passion, then Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar eventually joins in. Watch.…

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Kanye West & Jimmy Kimmel Settle their Differences on National Television

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Outspoken hip hop star Kanye West had launched a Twitter tirade after Jimmy Kimmel spoofed an hour-long interview Kanye gave to the BBC. Now the two entertainment titans have buried the hatchet for their sit-down on national television. Watch.…

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Akon, 2 Chainz, Ciara & Fall Out Boy To Appear At 2013 American Music Awards

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Akon, 2 Chainz, Ciara and Fall Out Boy have been added to the line-up of guests for Sunday’s American Music Awards. The four acts have officially signed on as presenters or the award show.…

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Jimmy Iovine & Beats Electronics To Launch Digital Music Streaming Service

Beats Electronics, the maker of high-end headphones, will launch its own on-demand music streaming service this summer, Jimmy Iovine, the chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M and Beats’ co-founder, announced at the AllThingsD Dive Into Media conference.

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