Beats News

 
  • Cover of Top 10: Yeezy On The Beat, Hoe
    Following up last week's Top 10 of rappers who were bodied on their own shit, we're moving on to Yeezy's production. Expect a new Top 10 list each Monday going forward, and if there's a subject you want us to tackle shout it out in the comments.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Suing Chinese Beats Counterfeiters For Potential Billions Of Dollars
    According to a new lawsuit posted by TMZ on July 10th, Dr. Dre wants to stop cheap Chinese-made knockoffs of his headphone brand from jacking his company's logo and ruining its reputation.
  • Cover of Warren G Recalls Getting Production Lessons From Dr. Dre
    Warren G is as adept behind the boards as he is on the mic, a rare quality he shares with the likes of Kanye West, J. Cole, and of course, his half-brother, Dr. Dre.
  • Cover of 12 Divergent Samples: Compare & Contrast
    The art of sampling is no easy feat. It takes a keen ear to hear what a track develop into from a borrowed sample. Any track can contain a number of useful elements for the producer to tackle.
  • Cover of Apple Officially Announces Purchase Of Beats Electronics
    It's official. After plenty of reports a few weeks back about Apple purchasing Beats Electronics, the news has been confirmed and officially announced in a press release today.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Targeted In New Lawsuit By A Co-Founder Of Beats
    Recently, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine both became billionaires after their Beats Entertainment company was bought by Apple for $3.2 billion, but as anyone who's been watching HBO's Silicon Valley knows, there are always those who think they deserve a piece of that new money pie.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Offered Key To The City Of Compton
    As if there weren't enough reasons to be envious of Dr. Dre right now, Compton Mayor Aja Brown has officially reached out to the rapper's camp to offer the new billionaire the key to his home city. This news comes on the heels of huge deal that went through with Apple and Dr.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Will Receive Senior Positions At Apple
    On Friday, it was announced that Apple will buy Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's headphones-and-streaming company Beats Electronic for an estimated $3.2 billion.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Is Not Buying The L.A. Clippers For $1 Billion Cash
    Parody headlines are getting a lot of mileage these days. Most recently an article which joked about Kanye West comparing himself to the late Nelson Mandela went viral after many took it literally.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's $3 Million Lawsuit Against Death Row Records Rejected
    Dr. Dre's filed a lawsuit against Death Row records a few months back, requesting $3 million from the now bankrupt label.
  • Cover of Apple May Be Looking To Acquire Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion [Update: Dr. Dre Confirms]
    Dr. Dre recently surpassed Jay Z as the second richest rapper in the game, and it looks as though he could take the throne from Diddy if Apple successfully buys him out of Beats Electronics. 
  • Cover of Beats Music Streaming Service Launches Today
    Beats By Dre's foray into the world of music streaming has seen some transformations over the year, initially their streaming service was to be called Daisy but they've opted for a more recognizable and straight-forward name with Beats Music. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's Beats Music Streaming Service To Launch In January [Update: Launch Date & Interface Pics Revealed]
    There's been much talk about Dr. Dre's upcoming music streaming service, which began with the working title "Daisy". Back in March, the service received $60 Million dollars in funding, and as of today, the announcement has been made that the Spotify and Rdio competitor will launch next month as "Beats Music".
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
    Nicki Minaj has already been named one of top hip hop earners of the year, and she hasn't shown any signs of stopping on the business front. Following her successful audio ventures with the Pink Pill speakers and urBeats in-ear buds, Nicki has decided to team up with Dr.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Reveals "Legend Era III" Artwork, Features & Release Date
    Jahlil Beats released Legend Era II back in April, but he's already got plans for the third installment. Legend Era III is due out December 25th, 2013, and will feature plenty of high profile guests. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Receives $500 Million Investment
    Beats Electronics refuses to stop growing. Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's headphone brand already has a monopoly on the headphone game, but they are far from hitting a plateau. 
  • Cover of 50 Beats That Will Never Get Old
    There are some tracks you can listen to on repeat, for days on end, and you'll never get tired of hearing it. A track as a whole has many elements that come into play which gives it that timeless feel, including the rapper, the lyrics and the production.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats Speaks On What To Expect From "Dreamchasers 3"
    Jahlil Beats has been Meek Mill's in-house producer for some time, and the two have crafted a very successful formula together, and scoring some pretty big hits with "I'm A Boss" and "Burn".
  • Cover of Havoc Reveals "The Beats Collection 2" Cover Art, Tracklist & Release Date
    As reported by HipHopDX, Havoc of Mobb Deep has revealed the cover art, tracklist and release date for a new instrumental project titled The Beats Collection 2, the second installment in his Beats Collection digital instrumental series.
  • Cover of Odd Future's Hodgy Beats Reveals Artwork & Release Date For "Untitled 2" EP
    Odd Future continues to flood the internet with free material. Last night, the clan's production duo The Jet Age Of Tomorrow released their third full length project, The Jellyfish Mentality, sporting plenty of features from the likes of Mac Miller, Casey Veggies, Earl Sweatshirt, and Domo Genesis.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Previews Headphones From His Beats By Keef Line
    Chief Keef, who signed to Interscope less than a year ago, announced some big news this past week, having joined Gucci Mane's Bricksquad. The rapper has hinted at more big news earlier today, with photos he posted on his Instagram.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Says He's Inspired To Get Back In Studio, Eminem's Album Is Almost Finished
    Dr. Dre is not often seen or heard from, so when he does an interview, even the smallest one, it's sure to make headlines.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled Signs Lee Beats To We The Best
    French Montana's "Pop That" single found huge success, not only because of its enormous super-star line-up, but because of it's infectious beat.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Receive $60 Million In Investments For Digital Music Service
  • Cover of Exclusive Interview: Jahlil Beats Talks On Working With No I.D & More
    HNHH got the chance to shoot Jahlil Beats some questions recently. And Jahlil hasn't slowed down since blowing up and signing with Roc Nation. It's his grind and work ethic that's got him this far, since starting out as an unknown in Chester, Pennsylvania and now becoming one of the hottest producers in the game.
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