Tag Archives: Billboard

Kendrick Lamar Going Against the Grain

Kendrick Lamar is on an extreme high right now. Not only did his debut album hit number 2 on the billboard charts, but his current single “Poetic Justice” is bringing huge buzz, not just for the song (which is currently … Continue reading

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A$AP Rocky is the New King of the Billboard

  The career of Harlem-based rapper, A$AP Rocky, is picking up speed at an incredibly fast pace as of late. If the 24-year-old needs anymore confirmation of his success (besides that $3 million record deal with Sony/RCA), he simply has … Continue reading

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Peter Frampton Sues Record Company

Before the new year, Peter Frampton is making his move.  He’s suing his record company, Universal’s A&M Records, for unpaid digital royalties.   Frampton stance is under the “breach of contract and unfair competition” in the belief that his digital sales … Continue reading

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Fading Into Obscurity

Back in February, a demon-eyed Tyler the Creator was swallowing roaches and hanging himself in his grainy, out-of-focus video for “Yonkers,” making some statement deemed shocking enough to earn himself the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist. (And, … Continue reading

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Katy Perry Cuts Price of “The One That Got Away”

Katy Perry is getting desperate. After a few weeks of pelting US radio listeners with “The One That Got Away,” she’s getting nervous that her song will never reach its full potential. She’s pulling out all of the stops in … Continue reading

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Asher Roth Signs to Def Jam

According to Shawn Pecas, the Vice President of Lifestyle, Promotion and Marketing for Island Def Jam, Asher Roth is now a member of the Def Jam family. Roth is best known for his song “I Love College.” The deal was … Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian Bashed by PETA

It seems as if Kim’s life has spun more out of control than ever. We’ve all been asking how real her 72 day-long marriage to Kris Humphries was, but now there’s another question: How real is the fur?  Kim has … Continue reading

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Free Fiona… Again? Sony Says Apple Has No Album

In unsurprising news, Fiona Apple’s fourth album, rumored to drop this Spring, has yet to come to fruition. Worse, when asked about new Apple music, Sony offered this enlightening nugget: “If she’s got a new album, no one here has … Continue reading

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Truly One In a Million: A Tribute to Aaliyah

Ten years have gone by since Aaliyah was taken away, but the time passed has not shed off the inspiration that she left behind. Influencing artists from Beyonce to Drake, Aaliyah’s music has lived on through the music industry a … Continue reading

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Big Boi Launches Record Label with 16-Year-Old Daughter

If you could have anything in the world for your 16th birthday, what would it be? A new car, shoes, clothes, money… a record label? Big Boi from Outkast has given his daughter, Jordan, the latter. Working with his current … Continue reading

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