Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

Pop Star Rihanna Signs Deal With MAC Cosmetics

After designing a clothing line for British retailer River Island, Rihanna has landed an unprecedented deal with MAC for her own line of cosmetics.

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VIDEO: Kendrick Lamar Performs Live On ‘David Letterman’

Kendrick Lamar paid a visit to the Ed Sullivan Theater for “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Backed by his TDE band, Kendrick performed his latest single off his highly acclaimed debut good kid, m.A.A.d city. Watch.

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50 Cent To Promote “Big Apple Boxing” In Jamaica, Queens, New York

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50 Cent’s SMS Promotions and DiBella Entertainment are slated to host a night of boxing. “Big Apple Boxing” is scheduled to be the first card by both promoters at Resorts World Casino NYC in 50 Cent’s hometown, Jamaica, Queens, New York.…

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VIDEO: Trey Songz – Fumble

Trey Songz sings from the heart in the emotional video for “Fumble,” the ballad off last year’s album Chapter V. The R&B crooner pens an apology to his lady for not being the man she deserved. Watch Trey star in the black-and-white visual.

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VIDEO: Justin Timberlake Performs Live At SXSW Secret Show

Justin Timberlake partook in the SXSW festivities at his secret MySpace show where he performed his new single “Pusher Love Girl”. Watch.

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Music Stars Pitbull & Ke$ha Headline North American Summer Tour

Pitbull & Ke$ha have teamed up for a co-headlining North American tour this summer. The two will hit the road together from late May until the end of June. Check out the list their list of dates.

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Joie Manda Resigns as Def Jam President; Relocates to Interscope

It was announced today that Def Jam’s President, Joie Manda, has resigned and plans to relocate back to Los Angeles. It was just a year ago that Joie took the position at Def Jam.

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DJ Clue of Power 105.1FM Arrested In New York City

Renowned mixtape DJ and Power 105.1 radio jock, DJ Clue was arrested in NYC after a routine traffic stop revealed drugs in his possession.

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Justin Timberlake Performs Live at The White House in Washington D.C.

Justin Timberlake brought his talents to the White House as part of a tribute to Memphis Soul. First Lady Michelle Obama invited 120 middle and high school students from across the country to participate in an interactive workshop entitled “Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul Student Workshop.”

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Miguel ft. Kendrick Lamar – How Many Drinks? (Behind The Scenes)

Miguel was joined by Kendrick Lamar as he shot the live performance visuals on a soundstage for his remix to “How Many Drinks?,” the third single off his album Kaleidoscope Dream. Watch for a behind the scenes look.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Gain Platinum Certification With New Single

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are two-for-two with The Heist singles. Following the platinum certification of “Thrift Shop,” the Seattle, Washington duo’s second single, “Can’t Hold Us” has now reached platinum.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Ray Dalton-assisted-“Can’t Hold Us” was available almost two years at audio, and about two weeks at video before selling one million

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Pop Superstar Justin Timberlake To Launch the 20/20 Experience World Tour

Pop superstar Justin Timberlake has just announced the launch of a worldwide solo tour starting this fall. Check out the cities and dates for the 20/20 Experience World Tour.

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