Laidback Luke Predicted Avicii's Death Back In 2015: "It was like ­watching Amy Winehouse"

Laidback Luke Predicted Avicii's Death Back In 2015: "It was like ­watching Amy Winehouse"

Laidback Luke, who collaborated closely with Avicii for many years, witnessed some serious warning signs starting in 2015. For Laidback Luke, the sudden death Avicii wasn’t completely shocking.  The Dutch DJ, who worked with Avicii for many years, says he witnessed a haggard, burnt-out guy who was likely drowning himself in booze.  Layer in sleep deprivation, non-stop touring and persistent […]

Leon Bridges on Ditching His Retro Sound, Fame as an Introvert and Winning a Grammy for New Album 'Good Thing'

Leon Bridges on Ditching His Retro Sound, Fame as an Introvert and Winning a Grammy for New Album 'Good Thing'

The mother doesn’t recognize her own son’s voice.   The first time Leon Bridges played his brand-new album for his proud mom and onetime muse, Lisa Sawyer, she was taken aback by the high-pitched tone Bridges affects on his new record’s leadf track, “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand.”   “Is that you singing on there?” Sawyer asked Bridges.   “She’s […]

Yungeen Ace – Betrayed

Yungeen Ace – Betrayed

Jacksonville, Florida upstart Yungeen Ace returns with the visual for his latest single, Betrayed. Ace shows rappers can be vulnerable in the visual directed by Papertrail Productions as he talks being double-crossed and stabbed in the back by people he trusted. Watch the video after the jump.

Cardi B Flattens Taylor Swift's Streaming Record on Apple Music

Cardi B Flattens Taylor Swift's Streaming Record on Apple Music

In a head-to-head battle, Cardi B’s Invasion Privacy easily surpassed Taylor Swift’s Reputation. Both are skilled in dissing.  But Cardi B’s rougher attacks are proving more potent. And these artists couldn’t be more different.  Taylor Swift got her start with the help wealthy Pennsylvania parents.  Belcalis Almanzar, aka Cardi B, first started her career after discussing her stripping career on social […]

SoundCloud's Financial Losses Are Way, Way Worse Than We Thought

SoundCloud's Financial Losses Are Way, Way Worse Than We Thought

SoundCloud’s revenues topped $100 million last year.  That’s great!  But, its losses totaled nearly $100 million in 2016.  It will likely grow even more.  =( Speaking with the Financial Times just over a week ago, SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor confirmed that the popular streaming music platform has exceeded its financial and user growth targets.  The company’s total sales surpassed $100 […]

Boosie Badazz Accused of Assault and Battery

Boosie Badazz Accused of Assault and Battery

Boosie Badazz is wrapped up in some legal trouble after allegedly attacking a security guard in Mississippi. Sometime last year, the Louisiana rapper and his crew were hanging out at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi before being formally told to leave the premises. Instead following the orders, Boosie went on shopping, attempting to enter the mall’s Dillard’s. Glen Kerley, the security […]