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Sony Has “No Plans” to Pull Beyonce’s Music From Tidal

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Backstage & Audience

After rumors that Beyonce’s catalog would be pulled from Tidal’s streaming service hit the ‘Net, Sony execs have released a statement refuting those claims. Earlier today, Sony Music CEO Doug Morris addressed the matter and denied any plans to snag Queen B’s music from her husband’s newly acquired business venture. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Morris said, “Jay Z is a ...

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Iggy Azalea Cancels Her Tour

Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Red Carpet

Earlier this year, Iggy Azalea made headlines when she pushed back what was supposed to be a summer arena tour. The updated slate of performances was pushed to the fall; the Australian rapper was scheduled to embark on her first headlining swing this September in San Diego. At the time, she cited production and staging issues; she also went on ...

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Suge Knight Is Seeking a Dismissal of His Murder Charges

Marion "Suge" Knight Court Appearance

Earlier this year, Suge Knight, famous as the head of Death Row Records and for being one of the rap world’s most ruthless henchmen, was charged with murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run. The charges come in connection to a January incident that took place at a hamburger stand in Compton; one of the victims, a man named Terry Carter, died ...

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Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Shooting Is Tied to Young Thug

An April shooting of Lil Wayne’s tour bus may be tied to Young Thug. TMZ is reporting that the suspect in custody, Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, was looking to elevate his status as a Blood by, “committing a high profile shooting of a rival rap artist.” Sources have also told TMZ that Winfrey has acted as Thugger’s road manager. Winfrey was ...

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Beyonce’s Albums Might Be Pulled From Tidal

56th GRAMMY Awards - Show

s Much has been made about Jay Z’s purchasing, rebranding and relaunching Tidal; even more has been made about its supposed commercial failures. Though some pieces of hard data (an artist’s earnings per stream, for example) paint the company in a positive light, early PR has been difficult, marred by what some considered to be the tone-deaf, millionaire-laden rollout. The ...

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Drake Disses Cash Money In New Freestyle?

Drake Disses Cash Money In New Freestyle?

Drake has picked a side and that side is does not appear to be with Cash Money, as the OVO-CEO has dropped a new freestyle stating his position. Check out what he stating in a new verse at the Detroit stop of his “Jungle Tour”: “Had niggas tell me to my face how we were family and how they loved ...

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Chris Brown Gets Emotional on Instagram

I’m Konfuzed, I always thought I knew the concept of love. Fame and Money can get in the way of that. Most of my issues always deal with love and me being in my feelings. Not to mention me being a dog sometimes. I can’t speak for everyone but I can say that my actions contributed a lot to my ...

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A$AP Rocky Calls Out 50 Cent in ‘Sway in the Morning’ Freestyle

A$AP Rocky Calls Out 50 Cent in ‘Sway in the Morning’ Freestyle

Yesterday (May 27), A$ AP Rocky stopped by Sway in the Morning with answers for nearly everything. The Harlem rapper, promoting his second studio album, At.Long.Last.A$ AP, spent plenty of time behind the mic, hopping in two different freestyle sessions. The first included a segment that may make some waves; after an extended play on the word “unit,” Rocky raps, “Look at ...

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Tidal Executive Clarifies Jay Z Is Not Majority Owner Of Company, Artists Equal Owners

Ever since news reports broke in January that Jay Z’s S. Carter Enterprises subsidiary Project Panther put in a $56 million bid to purchase Aspiro, the Brooklyn-born businessman has become the face of Aspiro’s streaming service Tidal. Jay has defended his latest venture against constant criticism during a public appearance, on Twitter, and at his B-Sides concert in NYC. While Jay did announce ...

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