Ralo Arrested in Atlanta on His BIRTHDAY

Ralo Arrested in Atlanta on His BIRTHDAY

Ralo was arrested in Georgia on his birthday. The rapper, who just dropped his new mixtape Diary Of The Streets 3, was apparently pulled over for an expired registration. However, Ralo said that there was another reason that the cops were looking at him that closely in the first place. “Young, Black, Smart, Rich, an Muslim,” Ralo wrote on Instagram. […]

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Faces Internal Investigation Over Alleged Corruption

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Faces Internal Investigation Over Alleged Corruption

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has been accused dismantling net neutrality to assist corporate allies like Verizon.  Now, an internal investigation is focusing on outright corruption allegations surrounding recent FCC television regulations. For months, FCC chairman Ajit Pai has been getting broiled over his efforts to dismantle net neutrality.  The once-unknown chairman now battles death threats, security restrictions, and endless accusations […]

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 […]

Shaun White 'Under Review' by Sponsors AT&T, GoPro & Burton Amidst Sexual Assault Accusations

Shaun White 'Under Review' by Sponsors AT&T, GoPro & Burton Amidst Sexual Assault Accusations

Gold medal-winning snowboarder Shaun White is now at risk losing multiple, high-value sponsorships.  The reason: a previously-buried sexual assault accusation filed in 2016. It should have been one the greatest days his life.  Shaun White, one the world’s most celebrated snowboarders, grabbed the gold medal in the Men’s Halfpipe in Pyeongchang after an electrifying performance. The win further cemented White’s […]

Billboard Defends Grammys Chief Neil Portnow: 'The Recording Academy Can Only Work With the Content It’s Given…'

Billboard Defends Grammys Chief Neil Portnow: 'The Recording Academy Can Only Work With the Content It’s Given…'

Grammys president Neil Portnow told women to ‘step up’ if they wanted to win more awards.  Now, Billboard is backing him up. Is the old guard music industry protecting its own? That’s the perception this morning as both the Grammys board and Billboard have moved to protect embattled Recording Academy president Neil Portnow. Since the closing moments the Grammys, Portnow […]

An Artist Tries Making Vinyl Records Out of Chocolate — And It Actually Sounds OK

An Artist Tries Making Vinyl Records Out of Chocolate — And It Actually Sounds OK

It took some experimentation.  And French artist Julia Drouhin is still working out the kinks. But chocolate records sound surprisingly good — and tasty. It was an experiment designed to awaken multiple senses.  And, celebrate the ephemeral nature both sound and food.  Accordingly, French artist Julia Drouhin successfully created a vinyl record made out chocolate.  And it actually sounds okay. At this […]

Is Kpop Killing Its Superstars? Lee Joon's Agency Calls Suicide Reports 'Fake News'

Is Kpop Killing Its Superstars? Lee Joon's Agency Calls Suicide Reports 'Fake News'

Reports Lee Joon’s suicide attempts are all ‘fake news,’ according to the Korean superstar’s agency.  But is one Korea’s largest newspapers totally wrong? The timing the report couldn’t have been worse.  As Kpop struggles with a growing issue burnout and mental stress, another superstar may be succumbing to the pressure.  Just this morning, South Korea’s Seoul Shinmun reported that multi-faceted superstar […]

Fox Moves Ahead With 'The Four' Season 2 — But Doesn't Mention Charlie Walk

Fox Moves Ahead With 'The Four' Season 2 — But Doesn't Mention Charlie Walk

Fox is ficially extending ‘The Four’ into a second season.  But will embattled judge Charlie Walk make the cut? As the house that Charlie Walk built burns to the ground, Fox is delicately sidestepping the inferno.  As serious allegations sexual abuse and assault started piling up, Walk ‘voluntarily’ bowed out the show’s season one finale.  Now, it looks like Fox […]

Foreign Artists Hoping to Play SXSW Could Face a Serious Crackdown This Year

Foreign Artists Hoping to Play SXSW Could Face a Serious Crackdown This Year

Ahead SXSW 2018, Italian Singer Damien McFly’s detention and deportation may signal what could happen to foreign artists and bands. Early last year, independent artists from other countries started freaking out.  As part Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigration, the popular SXSW festival changed the language in contracts with bands.  The suspect terms and conditions suggested that South by Southwest organizers […]

Bob Lefsetz Refuses to Back Down Against Charlie Walk's Attorneys. Looks Like the Music Industry's Got His Back

Bob Lefsetz Refuses to Back Down Against Charlie Walk's Attorneys. Looks Like the Music Industry's Got His Back

Charlie Walk’s attorneys have been pressuring Bob Lefsetz for days.  They should have known better. If lawyers are good at one thing, it’s issuing scary threats and scorched-earth nastygrams.  But none that seems to be working against music industry critic Bob Lefsetz. The stand-f is part a growing maelstrom nastiness surrounding Charlie Walk.  The now-suspended UMG executive has been accused […]