Rollout strategies are getting weirder and weirder. While half of artists are dropping their projects out of the blue, a new strategy for releasing music seems to be the pre-order with an indefinite release date.
Apple Music has arrived. The service officially launched today, and simultaneously nabbed a big exclusive, with the release of Pharrell's new single "Freedom" on the platform.
It was assumed that Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment's experimental opus, SURF, would be a free release, but when the LP appeared on iTunes as a complimentary download, it definitely came as a surprise to fans.
Chance The Rapper & Social Experiment Drop "SURF" On iTunes; Available For Stream May 29, 2015 at 12:00am
The surprise trend continues tonight as Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment just dropped off their brand new album SURF with Chance The Rapper.
Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" Reverts Back To Pre-Order Status On iTunes [Update: iTunes Link Is Being Fixed] Mar 16, 2015 at 01:12pm
Strange things have been happening with Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated To Pimp A Butterfly in the last 24 hours.
Last week, Spotify announced, among other year-end lists, that Pharrell Williams' "Happy" was their most-streamed song of the year. Now, iTunes is saying it's their top-selling song of the year. Damn.
J. Cole Reveals "Truly Yours 4" & "Revenge Of The Dreams 2" Are In The Works Nov 26, 2014 at 04:22pm
J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, but it's looking like he may have another project or two up his sleeve.
Lil B has struck gold once again with his brand new "Basedmoji" app. Now available in the iTunes store, the free download allows users to select from a wide variety of Based God-based animations for their personal text messages.
Kid Cudi To Release "Satellite Flight" Album Tonight On iTunes [Update: Album Released] Feb 24, 2014 at 11:15pm
It appears that Kid Cudi is ready for liftoff. The singer-rapper just announced on Twitter that his new album, Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon, will be released tonight/Tuesday morning at 12:01 a.m. EST on iTunes.
Tis the season for giving and that's what Beyonce has done. Thursday night, Queen B decided to release a new self-titled surprise album via iTunes.