Is Apple about to buy out Tidal?
It appears Apple is trying to eliminate one of their top competitors in the streaming world. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is currently in talks to purchase Tidal.
If you, like me, weren't one of the couple thousand people who had pressed play on the Soundcloud link Desiigner's "Panda" by the time you sat down to watch Kanye West's Life Of Pablo livestream this February, you were most likely among the millions who first assumed that the teenaged, "Broads in Atlanta"-touting Brooklyn rapper was actually Future. That's a pretty huge hole from wh
The recent comeback of production legend Scott Storch has been an inspiring story. His hit streak in the early and mid-'00s came to an end due to his struggles with addiction, which eventually caused his financial ruin.
Phil Knight, the co-founder of Nike, has officially stepped down as chairman of Nike Inc. almost one year after he announced his plans to retire. The charitable Nike God, worth an estimated $25 billion, plans to give most of his fortune away to charity.
There are a few faces who've been instrumental in the meteoric rise of the purple-haired North Philly trap artist known as Lil Uzi Vert. There's Don Cannon and DJ Drama, two of the industry's leading mixtape DJs, both from Philly and both currently working out of Atlanta, where they made sure to focus Uzi's come-up.
Ian Connor has quickly gone from much beloved fashion/music/general lifestyle ambassador to possibly-sketchy-rapist thanks to several allegations from different women. We reported on the first accusation back in April, and since that time, four other women stepped forward to make similar accusations.
A Mutilated Body Washed Up In Rio Where Olympic Beach Volleyball Is Scheduled To Take Place | 14,143 Views
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil won't begin until August 5th but there is already a billion red flags, conservatively speaking, about what's in store for the athletes that are traveling to the host city.
Now that Tyga and Kylie Jenner are once again an item, T-Raww is re-asserting his place in the Kardashian inner circle. TMZ reports that the rapper has leased a mansion one block away from Kanye West's and Kim Kardashian's Bel-Air estate.
A new beef between Meek Mill & Joe Budden is good ammo for those who lament that rap beefs only take place on social media. Here's what happened. Last year, Budden criticized Meek's music on his podcast last year. "Meek's music is too hard for me to look at him with this fucking sappy fuck shit" he said.
Last night some fresh gossip concerning the recent break up of Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and basketball player Nick Young hit the internet. The report claimed that the main reason behind Iggy and Nick's break up was the fact that Young had impregnated his ex-baby mama Keonna Green (the two already have one child together).
Gucci Mane's freedom after a 39-month stint in jail has been more glorious than anyone could possibly have imagined.
The NBA's free agency period will officially being tomorrow, July 1st, but there are already some deals in place, one of which appears to be Joakim Noah signing with the New York Knicks. According to multiple outlets, many potential suitors for Noah believe it's a certainty that he'll be reunited with Derrick Rose in his hometown of NYC, at a price of $18 million per year.
Schoolboy Q Says His Label “Made Him” Put Miguel & Justin Skye Collab “Overtime” On New Album | 29,535 Views
On Wednesday night, TDE & Schoolboy Q held a private listening party in NYC for Q’s sophomore album Blank Face, which was being hosted by Hot 97 radio personality Peter Rosenberg.
Well here’s some good news for Roy Wood$ fans. The OVO crooner’s highly anticipated new project, Waking At Dawn, is just hours away from dropping and will be here this Friday, June 1st.
It was generally presumed that the reason that Iggy Azalea and Nick Young broke up was that Young had cheated on her again, even when she had threatened to chop off his dick the first time around. This presumption was not wrong. But as it turns out, this was not your garden-variety infidelity.
After revealing that he literally sleeps on $1 million cash on ESPN's Highly Questionable, Birdman stopped by Big Boy's 92.3 radio show to discuss the evolution of his relationship with Lil Wayne, his thoughts on social media, and working with Drake and Nicki Minaj.
While the luster around getting a Hollywood Star on the Walk of Fame has diminished over the years, it’s still great to see people from the hip hop and R&B community getting the recognition they deserve. Ice Cube, John Legend and New Edition have all been selected to receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2017.
Earlier this month, Wiz Khalifa filed a $1 million lawsuit against his current label Rostrum Records, founded by his former manager Benjy Grinberg, claiming that Rostrum and Grinberg were "faithless fiduciaries in direct contravention of their obligations to him." In other words, Wiz had signed a 360 deal that his team has now deemed legally unfair.
The Indianapolis Colts have locked up Andrew Luck through 2021, with a massive 6-year $140 million contract extension. The $23.3 million per year average salary is the highest in NFL history, surpassing the Ravens' Joe Flacco. Most importantly, $87 million of that $140M is guaranteed.
While Drake's VIEWS remains unmoved from the #1 spot (sorry YG), there were still a few switch-ups this week with hip hop albums on the Billboard 200. YG made his debut with Still Brazy at #6, a precocious new LP from the California gangster rapper.
Kid Cudi revealed last night that he has a collaboration in the works with Pharrell and assured that fans that new music would be on the way shortly. "Got some magic from Pharrell lastnite. New collabs, new energy, new frequency," he wrote. "Gonna get a release date for yall in a few weeks. This album and new jams are coming and very very soon."
Kylie Jenner had the world in a tizzy when she appeared in PartyNextDoor's new visuals for "Come And See Me." The two ended the music video with a rain-fueled make out session, and the video itself had been preceded by rumors that the two were an item, thus adding even more clickbait to the final product.
Apple Has Filed For A Patent That Would Prevent iPhones From Filming During Concerts And Other Events | 25,865 Views
In an attempt to prevent people from taking bootleg videos during concerts and other events, Apple has recently filed for a patent on some new technology which will temporarily disable the iPhone camera within certain areas.
Future and Young Thug's triumphant studio summit earlier this week signaled the beginning of a new, tenuous era of peace and prosperity in the relationship between two of Atlanta's most popular rappers who have quarreled in the past, perhaps bothered by the traits their music shares in common: the prioritization of rhythm, cadence, and emotional tenor over lyrical content.
Miami-Dade police raided the home of 44-year old Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez, who was suspected of trafficking weed, yesterday and walked away with the biggest cash seizure in the history of Miami-Dade police.
Earlier this morning, Adidas officially announced their new long-term contract extension with Kanye West which will see his Yeezy line transcend the lifestyle category and breach the world of sports performance products.
This is becoming the norm these days, but Snoop Dogg has released his album two days ahead of schedule exclusively through Apple Music. The album won't hit iTunes until July 1st, but if you've got Apple Music you can find out what you're in for. Although you probably already know what you're in for as Snoop has been really generous with the leaks leading up to Coolaid.
In case there was any doubt about just how big Future has become, the rapper lands the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone.
Adidas has officially announced a new long-term contract extension with Kanye West which will include a team of designers and project managers strictly dedicated to the Yeezy line. This new Yeezy Team will be based out of Adidas' Portland, Oregon headquarters and will be responsible for all of the Yeezy branded footwear, apparel, accessories and more.
Good news for Ty Dolla $ign fans, it appears Beach House 3 isn’t the only project we can expect to hear from the Taylor Gang crooner soon. Over the weekend at the BET Hip Hop Awards, Ty sat down with Hot 97’s Nessa and made a major announcement that he has another project that’s about to drop called Campaign.