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Apple’s Music Sales Dip, Beats Music to Relaunch as Part of iTunes

iTunes’ music sales have experienced a 13 to 14 percent drop in worldwide figures, according to the Wall Street Journal. This may mean changes are in store for Apple. Some of these changes may involve Beats Music.... Read more »

Kanye West Rejected Las Vegas Residency Offer For $500,000 a Show

Kanye West and Las Vegas? Seems like this would make for an interesting combination. However, Yeezus recently turned down an offer that would have made him the highest paid celebrity entertainer in the city, according to... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Questlove, El-P, and Drake

This week on Twitter: – Questlove doesn’t get the Kermit meme (but that’s none of our business *sips tea*) – El-P makes the mistake of eating at Denny’s – Drake clears up some questions on those... Read more »

Evian Christ Ordered 500 Pairs of Boxers With His Name on Them by Accident

After collaborating with the likes of Kanye West, where else is there for you to go as an artist? Well, it seems that Evian Christ might have figured it out: boxers with his name on them.... Read more »

The Decemberists Announce New Album, “What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World”

The Decemberists are gearing up to release a new album and they found a gorgeous way to announce the news. The band launched an Instagram account today and their first post features a mural with the following... Read more »

Låpsley Announces Debut EP on XL Recordings

It’s been a special year to date for 18-year-old British singer Låpsley. Her matured, sultry vocals and crafty songwriting have captured the attention of the industry and fans worldwide, and today, she announces her debut Understudy... Read more »

Father and OT Genasis Added to CMJ Show Tomorrow Night

We partnered with Move Forward Music for a CMJ show at Webster Hall tomorrow night. Check out the info above and if you’re in New York City, buy a ticket and come out! We just added... Read more »

NASA Launches SoundCloud With Sounds From Space

Ever wonder what a mission to space really sounds like? NASA recently launched its own SoundCloud page with historic sounds from missions to space, and it offers the following statement on what it provides and some of... Read more »

Denzel Curry: Rap Like When Nintendo Was New

Denzel Curry is starting his rap career independently, in every sense of the term. He left a promising crew to pursue solo efforts, he’s not signed to a major or mini label and after the shows... Read more »

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Started Their Own College

This past summer, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine sold their Beats headphone company to Apple for several billion dollars. Last year, the pair announced a $70 million donation to the University of Southern California. The money... Read more »

Britney Spears is Reportedly Making $475,000 Per Show Over the Next Two Years

It’s hard out here in the music industry. Record sales are hitting all-time lows, digital sales are dropping, and even seemingly successful music endeavors can’t figure out how to profit. Earlier this year, La Roux explained that... Read more »

50 Cent & Sufjan Stevens Join Cyndi Lauper to Help LGBT Youth

It may be a bit of an unlikely roster, but 50 Cent, Sufjan Stevens, STRFKR, Salt-N-Pepa, Emily West, Liv Warfield and Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines are billed as the acts scheduled to perform at Cyndi Lauper... Read more »

Heartbeat Unites Israelis and Palestinians in the Name of Music

By Nathan McAlone We’ve all heard the phrase, “Music can save the world.” It usually reeks of cliché, especially when it comes from a rich rockstar suggesting that just playing music is charity enough to the... Read more »

Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment to Release Free Album Before Year Ends

We know that Chance The Rapper and his band The Social Experiment have been working, and according to a new talk with Billboard, the results are coming soon. Chance and his band are aiming to release... Read more »

Chief Keef Says He’s Been Dropped From Interscope

Chief Keef says he’s been dropped from Interscope, but don’t think the Chicago rapper is sad about it. “Laughing because to me I been Dropped. mfs ain’t help me Pay no Mf Bills,” Keef said in... Read more »