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Listen to a Lost Kanye West Beat Tape From 2001

Before The College Dropout, Kanye West was just another producer trying to climb the industry ladder. The soul samples that define his early work have remained a fan favorite, from “School Spirit” to the work he... Read more »

Amy Winehouse’s Family Calls New Documentary “Misleading”

After offering their full backing for the upcoming documentary AMY, the Winehouse family is now distancing themselves from the film because of the way they are portrayed. The Asif Kapadia-directed film is set to debut at the... Read more »

This #TidalFacts Parody Twitter Account is Hilarious

Look, this Tidal business is no joke. Music streaming—and the entire music industry, really—is in a weird place, and starting a new business based around a streaming model has proven extremely complicated, even for the most... Read more »

D’Angelo and The Vanguard Announce U.S. Tour

Many fans were left disappointed when they found out D’Angelo’s Black Messiah tour would take place entirely in Europe. He played at NYC’s Apollo Theater once, but other than that, the U.S. was left out in... Read more »

Grimes Defends Tidal

After a star-studded introduction, some internal turmoil, and a few big exclusives, Jay Z’s Tidal has remained something of a mystery. Without too many specifics available, this new streaming service has been met with suspicion, but today... Read more »

Taking a Child to a Pink Concert Not Bad Parenting, Rules N.J. Judge

Pink, the pop singer best known for classic hits like “God Is A DJ” and “Get The Party Started,” is not harmful to preteens, as New Jersey family court judge Lawrence R. Jones said in his... Read more »

Jay Z Takes To Twitter To Defend TIDAL

Jay Z took to Twitter this morning to defend his streaming service TIDAL against its (many) detractors… not that we would know anything about that. He said, basically, that the start-up is “doing just fine” and... Read more »

Jack White Will Stream Last Acoustic Concert on TIDAL

Your chance to watch Jack White live in concert is coming to an end tonight, after he announced that he would taking a leave of absence from performing for “a long time” following a string of... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With A-Trak, Kid Cudi, and Danny Brown

This week on Twitter: – A-Trak delivers some science on saxophone playing – Kid Cudi talks his next album – Danny Brown has an inspiring run-in with Dave Chappelle Here is the week on twitter.... Read more »

Killer Mike Gives Recap Of His Time At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Run The Jewels was representing inside the White House on Saturday night, making it another win for rap in America. Killer Mike attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on behalf of Huffington Post and he seemed... Read more »