Music

May 28, 2019

Woodstock Flopped, But “Black Woodstock” Will Return To Harlem To Celebrate 50 Years

Black Woodstock took place in 1969, on the same day as Woodstock in upstate New York.

May 13, 2019

Meet Opera Singer Turned Rapper Troop Brand

Troop Brand came up in the Church and was a real opera singer. Now he brings his talents to the genre of HIp-Hop.

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Apr 26, 2019

Nipsey Hussle’s Death Inspires Deniro Farrar To Take On Gun Violence

Charlotte, North Carolina rapper Deniro Farrar is sick of losing his friends to homicides.

Apr 16, 2019

Collin Dewar and Michael Dewar Have Serious Plans For Arkatech Beatz Ent.

Two industry veterans are coming together to launch a new music company.

Mar 26, 2019

Take A Tour Of The Bay With E-40 And Steph Curry

Rapper E-40 gives up the game with NBA legend Steph Curry.

Mar 25, 2019

Check Out This List Of NCAA Basketball Stars Who Also Moonlight As Rappers

The NCAA is filled with budding basketball stars - and rappers. Peep this list of college ballers who moonlight as artists.

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Mar 21, 2019

Rapper/Producer Kero One Is On A Mission To Take Lo-Fi Hip-Hop Worldwide

Kero One's upcoming outing is being billed as the first ever Lo-Fi Hip-Hop tour.

Rap Legend Kurtis Blow Returns To The Hip-Hop Church To Save Souls

The rap legend is also an ordained minister who is using hip-hop to promote the values of Jesus Christ.

NBA All-Star Baron Davis Launches His L.A. Unified Label With Rising Rapper Young Bugatti

Baron Davis does it all, from balling, to acting and hosting. Now his brand L.A. Unified is getting into the music business.

Rodney Jerkin’s Teams With Blockchain Driven Music/Tech Company Music World Cup

Rodney Jerkin's was just named Ambassador for a new company operating on the blockchain.

Mar 12, 2019

Fyre Debacle Shows How Smaller Acts Can Get Burned In Modern Music Economy

The Fyre Festival was more than just a scam. It also shows how hard it can be for artists to make a living in the new music economy.

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Feb 28, 2019

Do You Want To Master Production? Let Timbaland Teach You

Timbaland is one of the most successful producers in the music business, and now he's teaching his secrets in a new Masterclass.

Feb 22, 2019

Spotify Reveals How Fans Are Streaming the Music of 2019 Academy Awards

Music always plays a role in any film, and the 2019 Academy Awards sorry recognizing that fact this year.

Feb 18, 2019

Gary Clarke Jr: The Real Life Guitar Hero 

The Gary Clark Jr. live experience is so bonkers that, frankly, he’ll never be at risk of falling off.

Feb 12, 2019

Bhad Bhabie Takes A New Approach To Reality Shows With Snapchat

Bhad Bhabie has a new reality series on Snapchat and it's a hit.

Feb 12, 2019

Marshmello And Fortnite Prove Hip-Hop & Gaming Are The Next Frontier Of Business

Marshmello and Fortnite hosted a groundbreaking, 10-minute event, which drew in some huge numbers.

Feb 12, 2019

Afro-Merge Singer Marenikae Is All About Business With New Single And Record Label

Marenikae has taken control of her career and dropped a new single on her own label.

Feb 10, 2019

How SoundCloud Shaped The 2019 Grammy Awards

Check out some interesting facts several of the artist nominated for Grammys, and how they launched their careers on SoundCloud.

Feb 8, 2019

Compton Kidz Club Is Out To Change The Image Of Gangster Rap’s Most Famous Cities

Compton Kidz are out to the change the image of Compton and change the world in the process.

Feb 6, 2019

Are Booking Agents Being Replaced by Robots?

Will this new service replace the traditional booking agent? Check it out.

Feb 5, 2019

T-Minus Explains How J. Cole’s #1 Hit “Middle Child” Used Tech To Clear Classic Sample

A Swedish sampling service allowed the artist to sample exclusive stems from a 1973 song and to clear the sample instantly and affordably.

Jan 14, 2019

TikTok And The World’s Most Valuable Startup That You’ve Never Heard Of

A private company has already raised $75 billion, making it the largest, privately backed company in the world. Why are investors rushing to dump money into this company?

Jan 4, 2019

Spelman Has $86 Million Reasons Why It Could Be The New Center Of Student Innovation

Spelman just received a $30 million-dollar gift to help complete a new center of innovation for students.

Dec 26, 2018

From Donald Glover To Cardi B: Pop Stars Got Personal In 2018

It should perhaps come as a comfort that what 2018’s biggest artists have in common is their willingness to lay their emotions bare.

Dec 12, 2018

Young Thug Is Helping Kings College Graduate Millie Go Lightly Conquer The U.S. Music Scene

Kings College graduate Millie Go Lightly has landed in America with the help of Young Thug.

Dec 11, 2018

Bigga Rankin Has A Plan To Think Its A Game Records To Another Level

“Bigga Rankin” as the label’s new Senior VP of A&R.

Dec 10, 2018

The Business Behind Rick Rubin’s New “Broken Record” Podcast

Legendary record label boss and producer Rick Rubin is going to be sharing some interesting stories on his new podcast.

Dec 10, 2018

Melissa Keklak, The Woman Powering Blac Youngsta’s Heavy Camp Label

Blac Youngsta adds new executive talent to his Heavy Camp record label.

Nov 29, 2018

Hip-Hop And HIV – One Rap Song’s Positive Message Still Holds True

The narrative in “Positive” centers on a tormented soul as he deals with the angst of awaiting an HIV test result.

Nov 28, 2018

Spotify’s New Arab Hub For Music Is A Game Changer For Palestinians

Spotify has a new hub featuring some of the most popular-and important music from the Arab world.

Nov 26, 2018

Carita Cole Refuses To Take A Backseat In The Music Industry

Carita Cole is a multi talented singer, rapper and songwriter with a powerful message.

Nov 19, 2018

This Is How Capitol Music Is Innovating With Coders And Developers

Capitol Music wants to innovate music and technology and take the business to another level.

Nov 19, 2018

Here Is How Eminem’s Publisher Is Supporting Deaf Rappers And Musicians

Eminem's publishing company is putting on an interesting event called "The Deaf and Loud Symphonic Experience."

Nov 16, 2018

The SpotiFive: Friday November 15 – City Girls, Belly Squad and More

Check out some new music from City Girls and Cardi B, Belly Squad, Mal & Quill and more.