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[News] Dr. Dre To Introduce Beats Music In January 2014
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine to launch Beats Music with the hopes of "helping people re-discover the magic in the experience of listening to music."
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WSJ Media and Advertising
Beats Music Aims to Challenge Spotify Starting in January
Beats Music , a new on-demand music streaming service that will rival Spotify AB , will debut in January, Beats Music Chief Executive Ian Rogers announced on his blog Wednesday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
[News] Playboy's D.O.C. Article Wins National Journalism Award For Best Personality Profile
West Coast legend The D.O.C. responds to news that an article profiling him won a National Journalism Award.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Jon Connor announces Flint performance, Aftermath Entertainment signing celebration
Flint rapper Jon Connor is headed home to celebrate with the city that made him, a month after his signing to one of the most successful rap labels ever.
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's Beats Electronics to revive legendary Muscle Shoals recording studios
From now until Christmas if you purchase Beats by Dre headphones or one of those Pill wireless speakers, it will help move two Muscle Shoals recording studios - where gems ranging from "Mustang Sally" to "Brown Sugar" were cut - into the future.
Rap is in a new golden era
The progression of music will always be weighed down by periods of stagnation. Although new rap acts are presented into the mainstream every year, the actual newness of the music is generally overstated.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Was Gangsta Rap created and marketed to destroy a generation?
If you happen to be one of those people that are of the opinion that music does not influence people and their minds, then you are simply lying to yourself.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Suge Knight Reflects on 'Doggystyle' 20 Years Later
This past weekend, Snoop Dogg 's debut album Doggystyle turned 20. Back in 1993, the lanky 21-year-old from Long Beach, Calif.
Dr. Dre Demands Website Take Down Posts Accusing Him Of Having An Affair
The often love-hate relationship between entertainers and the media can lead to some bitter outcomes especially when a celebrity feels they have been misrepresented by a publication.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
20 Years Of Doggystyle: A Chat With The LP's Opening Voice, Lady Of Rage
Twenty years ago today, when anxious listeners rushed to grab Snoop Dogg's debut album Doggystyle , the first voice that they heard rapping on the record was an unexpected one.
Music 'Doggystyle' Turns 20
Snoop Dogg 's Doggystyle is regarded as one of the landmark albums in hip-hop history and, along with Dr. Dre 's The Chronic , the LPs that exemplify the West Coast G-Funk sound.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Five Things You Didn't Know About Doggystyle
The original pressing of Doggystyle contained the track "G'z Up, Hoes Down," but it was removed in subsequent pressings due to a dispute owing to its sample of Isaac Hayes' "The Look of Love" .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Hip-hop duo L&R is a match made in Milwaukee
Milwaukee rapper Raze and Colin Plant , the 29-year-old rapper formerly known as Logic, share a couple similarities.
Madonna tops highest-paid music list
The 55-year-old singer made $125 million from June 2012 to June this year, according to Forbes .
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cruisin' in Quebec
A skateboarder with long headbanging hair who has an affinity for heavy metal music, it's hard to compare hip-hop producer Tommy Kruise to anyone else in the music industry.
Bon Jovi, Elton John, Paul McCartney on "Forbes" List of Highest-Paid Musicians
Forbes magazine is out with its annual list of the world's highest-paid musicians , and it turns out that Bon Jovi earned more money than any other rock act over the period the magazine tracked, from June 1 of 2012 through June 1 of this year.
GOP Rep Arrested On Drug Charges
Freshman Rep. Trey Radel was arrested for misdemeanor cocaine possession on October 29th and will be arraigned Wednesday.
Album Of The Week: Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe
This is going to sound absolutely ridiculous, but Cupid Deluxe , Dev Hynes's second album as Blood Orange, reminds me of The Chronic .
Mail & Guardian
Freddie Joachim's musical path winds down to SA
From collecting jazz LPs and vinyl toys to wanting to work with rapper Mos Def, the M&G chats to producer Freddie Joachim ahead of his SA tour.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP 2
On November 5, the 13-time Grammy-winning, Caucasian Detroit -based MC finally released his eighth LP, a long-awaited sequel to the 2000 release The Marshall Mathers LP , simply adding a "2" to that title for a new album .