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Sony Music CEO: No Plans to Pull Beyoncé Off Tidal

May 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Contrary to reports, Sony Music has no plans to pull Beyoncé – or any other artists under their umbrella – from Jay Z‘s Tidal streaming service. “Jay-Z is a friend and business associate for many years. I have always admired his business acumen, his entrepreneurship and his passion for music,” Sony Music CEO Doug Morris said [...]

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Mick Jagger Remembers B.B. King, Names Favorite Rapper

May 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The Rolling Stones took a break from rehearsing for their 15-date Zip Code tour to answer a few fan questions via Twitter Monday. In between questions about their hair and the Sticky Fingers recording sessions, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards spoke briefly about the passing of blues legend B.B. King. Sidebar Mick Jagger, B.B. King Celebrate [...]

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Jay Z’s Tidal CEO Leaves Company Amid Staff ‘Streamlining’

April 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Less than a month into Jay Z‘s Tidal reign, the rapper is already effecting major changes. The streaming service has parted ways with Andy Chen, the CEO of Tidal’s parent company Aspiro that Jay Z purchased for $56 million. Former Aspiro CEO Peter Tonstad will replace Chen on an interim basis. Business Insider reports that the Chen departure was [...]

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Eminem Annotates Lyrics for Genius: His 10 Best

April 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Eminem onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The iconic rapper annotated lyrics from across his catalog for Genius, sharing stories and talking Biggie and Tupac. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Eminem has joined the likes of Rick Rubin, Grizzly Bear, A-Trak and The-Dream by becoming the latest Genius-verified artist. The rapper has annotated more than 40 lyrics [...]

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Daft Punk Make Elusive ‘Human After All’ Remix Album Available Worldwide

August 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Miriam Coleman | August 10, 2014 Eight years after releasing a limited-edition remix album of Human After All exclusively in Japan, Daft Punk have finally made it available worldwide. Related As Consequence of Sound reports, the French electronic duo quietly put the remix compilation of their 2005 album up on iTunes after giving it a surprise reissue in [...]

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Beyonce Joins Forces With Nicki Minaj for Surprise ‘Flawless’ Remix

August 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Miriam Coleman | August 3, 2014 Beyoncé dropped a new surprise on her website late on Saturday night, posting a remix to her track “Flawless” featuring an intense new verse from Nicki Minaj. Early on in the track, Beyoncé makes a telling declaration: “We escalate, up in this bitch like elevators/ Of course sometimes shit [...]

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Eminem, Rihanna Share Details of Monster Mini-Tour

March 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> One month after announcing that they’ll embark on an unspecified mini-tour, Eminem and Rihanna have revealed the dates and venues for their summer co-headlining Monster tour. 5 Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know The pop superstar will join the rapper August 7th at Los Angeles’ Rose Bowl, August 16th at E. [...]

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Daft Punk, Jay Z Team Up for Previously Unreleased ‘Computerized’

March 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> A previously unreleased collaboration between Daft Punk and Jay Z, titled “Computerized,” has surfaced online via a Daft Punk fan site. A person who reposted it to a Kanye West message board alleged that the Yeezus rapper (and Daft Punk sampler) produced the track, though Pitchfork has confirmed that West was not [...]

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Pharrell Enlists Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes for NBA All-Star Game

February 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Pharrell performed a 20-minute greatest hits set to kick off the NBA 2014 All-Star Game Sunday night, bringing out special guests Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Nelly and Neptunes co-producer Chad Hugo to assist him in the crowd-pleasing medley. 10 Worst Dunks in NBA All-Star History With a live band backing [...]

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Rutgers University Offers Beyonce Class

January 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> First the Grammys, now the classroom: RB icon Beyoncé is the subject of a course at Rutgers University called “Politicizing Beyoncé,” which uses the pop star’s music and career to “explore American race, gender and sexual politics.” A Fierce Beyoncé Medley and Nine Other Awesome College Marching Band Covers “This isn’t [...]

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