Following news of Apple's reported acquisition of Beats Electronics, added details have been revealed in regards to the alleged detail between Apple and Beats Electronics founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.
In addition to possibly purchasing Beats Electronics and their newly-launched music streaming service for $3.2 billion, XXLMag reports that Apple is also willing to shell out high-ranking positions to both Dr. Dre and Iovine at Apple.
In an interview posted by PopCandiesTV, Suge Knight touched on a number of subjects with some off-the-cuff remarks outside of a club in West Hollywood. Claiming that he has plans to produce a movie chronicling the success of Death Row Records, Suge alluded that he should be involved in production for a planned N.W.A. biopic.
Dr. Dre has made more money making headphones than he has ever made making beats and ironically Beats is about to make him even richer. According to reports, tech goliath Apple is planning to purchase Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Beats Electronics.
Eminem has announced that the music video for "Headlights" is set to be released Sunday (May 11), Mother's Day.
The rapper announced this news on Instagram and says Spike Lee is involved with the video for the track, which appears on Em's The Marshall Mathers LP 2.
According to multiple reports R&B singer-songwriter The-Dream turned himself into the New York Police Department yesterday. The artist/producer born Terius Nash is accused of attacking his then-girlfriend Lydia Nam in 2012 and threatening to kill her.
The criminal complaint states that Nash pulled and dragged Nam by her hair. It also claims he choked, kicked and punched her. Nam was eight months pregnant at the time. She did not report the alleged incident until last November.
Eminem is slated to perform in London's Wembley Stadium, but the Detroit, Michigan rapper is not scheduled to perform at Hyde Park in England. A source recently told The Mirror why the Hyde Park performance is not set to be part of the emcee's itinerary.
“Eminem is a controversial artist, whose lyrics have been accused of being homophobic, provocative and pretty sweary," the source said. “So there has been some debate about whether The Royal Parks will rubber-stamp any agreement to play there.
Noted rapper/producer Dr. Dre was one of the first to provide an offer on Tom Brady’s multi-million dollar mansion in Los Angeles in March, and according to TMZ, Brady and his wife Gisele Bündchen have accepted that offer.
Dr. Dre and his wife placed their offer for the home, which Brady and Bündchen had built for $50 million, at $40 million.
50 Cent was expected to appear on Schoolboy Q’s album Oxymoron. In the end the track did not make the final cut, but Q will be on 50′s forthcoming project Animal Ambition. The TDE rapper spoke with TRACE Urban about the track titled “Flip On You” featured on the LP’s deluxe edition.
2 Chainz has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, according to Billboard.
Chainz was reportedly sentenced to an 18-month drug diversion program. A felony drug possession charge was reportedly dropped. The misdemeanor charge is reportedly set to be dropped if the rapper completes the 18-month program.
Rihanna, who signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2005, is now signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation imprint, according to Complex.
Jay Z signed Rihanna to Def Jam when he was the company's president. Since then, he's left to launch Roc Nation.