Goodbye, Net Neutrality? What This Could Mean For the Music Industry

If the FCC rolls back net neutrality rules, expect indie artists, labels, and publishers to feel the pain. Just two years in, is net neutrality about to go away? According to multiple reports, the FCC will unveil plans to eliminate Obama-era rules on net neutrality later this week. Under current guidelines, broadband companies like Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T must treat […]

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If Music Gives You Goosebumps, There's Something Special About Your Brain

It’s one those special sensations we couldn’t quite explain — until now. I’ll never forget the moment I first felt a shiver down my spine while listening to music.  My skin burst into goosebumps, as if the temperature had suddenly dropped 35 degrees. But the room temperature was steady. I think I was 13 years old, plunging into classical geekdom headfirst.  […]

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Taylor Swift Is Infuriating The Grammy Awards, Report Says

Despite Reputation’s massive success, Taylor Swift may have infuriated the wrong people. Nearly two weeks after its release, you still can’t Taylor Swift’s newest album on any streaming platform.  Though Reputation has sold over 1.28 million units, the move may actually set the music industry back, according to Spotify’s Global Head Music, Troy Carter. Yet, Spotify isn’t the only one […]

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Will Natti Natasha's 'Criminal' Overtake 'Despacito' on YouTube?

Natti Natasha’s ‘Criminal’ beat out Luis Fonsi’s ‘Despacito’ to become the most-watched video on YouTube this week.  Yet, will the popular Latin single eventually become the most-viewed video all time? Several months ago, and after nearly five years, a single music video dethroned Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ on YouTube.  Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ featuring Charlie Puth, a tribute to the […]

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Pete Rock Responds to Waka Flocka’s ‘Old Head’ Comments: “Y’all Can’t Do What We Did”

Pete Rock went in on Waka Flocka after the Atlanta rapper went on a rant pooh-poohing the older generation rap stars for their negativity and bad stewardship hip-hop. The whole beef started when Waka sat down with This Is 50 and told the former generation stars that they need to look in the mirror before they criticize anyone. His rant […]

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Offset Reveals He's Been Secretly Supporting a THIRD Child

When Offset proposed to Cardi B in October, hip-hop celebrated with them. The video Offset popping the big question, posted by Cardi the day after, was retweeted and liked thousands times. Captioned “Offset proposed,” the video shows the couple at Power 99 radio’s Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia. The public saw Cardi and Offset loving each other, celebrating their up coming […]

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LHHNY: Juju Gets Into Social Media War With Cam'ron's New Girl Following Brutal Split

Cam’ron and Juju have split up after 10 years together. Love is dead, y’all. Bury it in a pink fur coat. The news came rather quickly, as Juju went round for round with a side chick on the internet yesterday. The normally calm Love & Hip-Hop: New York star went in on the alleged other woman’s Instagram. “What sh*t you […]

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Cops Rush to Tyrese's Home After He Posts Fake Kidnapping Video

Tyrese Gibson has been going through it… very publicly. After a highly-watched feud between him and his Fast & the Furious co-star Dwanye “The Rock” Johnson, Tyrese and his ex-wife Norma Gibson began an intense custody battle over their daughter Shayla. Then there was the awkward misconception that Will and Jada Smith loaned him money… right before the Smiths denied […]

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Chance the Rapper's 'Come Back, Barack' Could Become a Chart-Topping Single

It’s a devastatingly funny Saturday Night Live skit with two million YouTube views.  But can Chance the Rapper’s ‘Come Back, Barack’ become a hit single, as well? Sometimes the most powerful political messages are comedic.  And it also helps to have a powerfully effective messenger delivering the punchline. Enter Chance the Rapper, who’s been capturing the imagination fans and the […]

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