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Three Ways DJ Khaled Is Helping Students Prepare For College

DJ Khaled’s Snapchat is used for way more than just talking the latest music. In addition to letting users get a glimpse into what it's like to be a superstar producer/mobile, DJ Khaled has decided to do something good for the millions of followers he has as the "king of Snapchat.”

This week in Drake: He’s got his own whisky and a Rihanna tattoo?

Work, work, work, work, work. It’s hard work being Drake. Hardly a day goes by when our hometown hip-hop hero doesn’t make headlines for doing something, even if it’s just showing up courtside at an inconsequential basketball game.

Elzhi Details Struggles In Making New Album “Lead Poison” Part 1

"I was working on ‘Lead Poison’ while I was sleeping in the whip. I feel like it definitely portrays just how it felt to lay in the back of the whip and rest my head trying to make sure nobody seen me going to sleep, and having the headphones in listening to the instrumentals trying to write and all that." Elzhi on making his new album "Lead Poison"

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Apr 11, 2016

A Look Inside The World’s Highest Luxury Suite

The St. Regis in Abu Dhabi is about to unveil the craziest suite that money can buy. The huge, extravagant room takes up two whole levels, occupying the 48th and 49 floors. It comes with bedrooms, cinemas and its own spa, a cheese and dessert room, a caviar ice-bar, an oyster room and roaming chef stations.

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Apr 7, 2016

Woman Makes Business Out Of Men’s Lust For Kim Kardashian

The thirst for Kanye West's wife Kim Kardashian is real. The demand for Kim is so undeniable that there are imposters, wannabe's and even look-alikes. One woman, in particular, took advantage of her similarities to Kim Kardashian West and managed to cash in last year.

Mar 29, 2016

G-Eazy Drops Serious Knowledge On Loyola Students

A few years ago, rap star G-Eazy was just another student at Loyola in New Orleans, dreaming of the big time. During his time at the University, G-Eazy earned his BA in Music Industry Studies and started his career. He returned to Loyola to tell students about the business...

Mar 7, 2016

How Record Labels Buy Social Media Love

The next time your favorite YouTube or Instagram star squeals with delight about a great new song, it’s worth asking whether he or she was paid to do that squealing.

Mar 4, 2016

Check Out A News Report About The Internet From 1981

Check out this report about the future of the Internet. The only thing is, this news report is from 1981!!

Mar 2, 2016

Will Soundcloud Even Be Around In 5 Years?

Soundcloud is a great resource, without a doubt. But did you know that all of your works could disappear from the Internet if Soundcloud can't get its business together?

Feb 16, 2016

DJ Khaled’s Success On Snapchat Is No Fluke, It’s Great Marketing

One of the strongest points of Khaled’s Snaps is that they offer a glimpse into his actual life. Even though he’s world famous, Khaled is still just a regular guy who eats, shaves and earns a living.

Feb 11, 2016

“Watch Me” Singer, Silento, Schools Jermaine Dupri’s Students on “The Rap Game”

Jermaine Dupri's artists on "The Rap Game" eagerly take advice from one of their peers Silento.

Feb 8, 2016

Kevin Durant Explains New Photography Career

NBA star Kevin Durant took advantage of the NFL's Super Bowl 50, to launch a new career. Many people watching the game noticed 6’9 Oklahoma City Thunder star on the sideline taking shots for The Players Tribune, along with other professional photographers.

Feb 5, 2016

Jay Z and Other Celebrities In Epic Superbowl Ad Mashup Video

Jay Z made the cut in a pretty cool mashup of a bunch of Superbowl commercials. Check it out...

Feb 4, 2016

Here Are Some Crazy Numbers For Super Bowl 50

Superbowl 50 is almost here. Check out some crazy facts about the big game and just how much of a big business it really is...

Jan 27, 2016

Adriene Broner: Newest Member of Maybach Music Group

Adrien Broner is the newest member of Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group!

Jan 27, 2016

Internet Legend Kim Dotcom Shows Off Rapping Ability And His New Money

Megaupload.com founder Kim Dotcom may be in international legal trouble, but that hasn't stopped the Internet legend from balling out. You would never be able to recognize that the 42-year-old Internet entrepreneur was "broke” in his new video "Good Life.”

Jan 22, 2016

Snoop Bets Money You’re Going To Love The GameOn App

Snoop recently dropped MerryJane.com with some of the loot, with the goal of being the 21st-century source for all things marijuana. And if you watch GGN, you already know how much of a sports enthusiast/expert Snoop Dogg is. That's why he had no problem dropping in investment on GameOn, which is an app for iOS/Android devices...

Jan 22, 2016

Quit the Talk, Floyd Is Done With Fighting

Floyd Mayweather isn't lying when he says he's done with the sport of boxing. He's FINISHED!!

Jan 21, 2016

50 Cent’s Social Media Wars Are Sending EFFEN Sales Through The F’in Roof

In between 50 Cent's shots at rappers Meek Mill, Rick Ross and Diddy, something interesting is happening. The rapper, who is in partnership with EFFEN Vodka and all of those disses are helping the brand’s sales soar through the roof...

Jan 13, 2016

If You Want To Sell Product, Hit Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa or Kevin Hart According To Data

If you are looking to sell your product and need a celebrity endorser, you'll get the most bang for your buck using Rihanna, Beyonce or Wiz Khalifa...

Jan 11, 2016

Nas Thinks You Deserve A Better Shave So He’s Doing Something About It

We knew it was a game-changer because it has what barbers and consumers want – it cuts precise and clean lines, it's powerful, clean and well-designed. I think people are going to love it." Nas

Dec 29, 2015

Steph Curry and His Three Pointers Makes Brita Execs Mouths Water

Steph Curry and Omri Casspi turned the final 3:15 of the second quarter of last night’s game into a shooting match that will end up on highlight reels for generations. There's little doubt that the executives at Brita could hear the cash registers ringing in their heads as Curry’s three-pointers seemed to flow like the water he is promoting.

Dec 24, 2015

Here Are The Real Reasons 50 Cent Filed a Lawsuit Against Rick Ross Over A Remix

50 Cent recently filed a lawsuit against his antagonist Rick Ross, over a remix featured on Ross’ “The Renzel Remixes” mixtape. The claim may seem like part of the battle in 50’s larger war with Rick Ross, but there’s more to it. Legally because 50 owns the “50 Cent” trademark, he has a responsibility to defend its misuse. If the rapper did not defend the trademark he could be accused of “Naked Licensing.”

Dec 23, 2015

Is Christmas Just A Cruel Ruse To Get The Cash Out Of Your Pocket?

Giving thoughtful gifts, spending time with family and eating good is always fun. However, there's also that dark side. The aggravation surfaces in some people as you fight your way through long lines, or listen to people bicker over money they don't have for the gifts they wish they could buy.

Dec 22, 2015

What You Need To Know About Future’s New Freebandz Clothing Line

Hip-Hop star Future is getting into the clothing business in a new partnership between his Freebandz label and NEFF Headwear. Here are some interesting things about the line.

Dec 18, 2015

A Cautionary Tale: How Stax Records Went Bust

Memphis, Tennessee based record label Stax was forced into bankruptcy this week in December of 1975. The label that once had Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. The M.G.s and others was suddenly broke. What happened? Big issues with the business began to surface in May of 1968, when owner Jim Stewart refused to re-sign a distribution deal with Atlantic Records and terminated the agreement after Atlantic was sold to Warner Bros - Seven Arts.

Dec 17, 2015

Adidas Is Creating A “Speedfactory” Full Of Robots To Sell Kanye West’s Sneaks

Kanye West is BIG BUSINESS. So much so, that Adidas has created a "speedfactory" full of robots to fill the demand for his sneakers!!!

Dec 16, 2015

Who Should Make Money Off Your Streams? The Copyright Royalty Board’s About to Decide

If you're a musician or rapper who makes money off streams, you BETTER be paying attention to how the money is about to be divided up!!!

Dec 11, 2015

Mark Cuban Dropping Lessons on Lessons on Lessons

Get some knowledge from entrepreneur Mark Cuban, who discusses success, failure, his mentors and more!