RIP: Fantasia's 18 Year-Old Nephew Murdered

RIP: Fantasia's 18 Year-Old Nephew Murdered

Fantasia Barrino’s nephew Tyquan Washington was murdered in front a Greensboro, North Carolina apartment complex on Tuesday morning, according to various sources. The singer posted about the story on her Instagram. “Auntie is So Sorry Baby,” she wrote under a photo herself holding her nephews. “RIP to my Oldest Nephew Please Pray for his Mother and my Brother & his […]

An Essential Guide to Superchunk

An Essential Guide to Superchunk

The plethora new sounds that exploded out the ’90s was staggering. And while many the decade’s most singular artists continue to do great things both in the mainstream and the underground,  few have remained as artistically ambitious, consistent and wedded to their original ethos as Chapel Hill, NC quartet Superchunk. Certainly none sounded like they were having as much fun. […]

Apple's Acquisition of Shazam Faces a Problem: The European Union

Apple's Acquisition of Shazam Faces a Problem: The European Union

The European Union has ‘identified’ a potential problem with Apple’s buyout Shazam. It was in December last year that Apple confirmed its acquisition Shazam for an undisclosed amount.  Insiders to Digital Music News estimated that amount to be in the ballpark $400 million. Shazam Entertainment Ltd. is a British app development company.  Its app can identify music, movies, advertising, and […]