Puma Relaunches Basketball Division, Signs JAY-Z As President of Operations

Puma Relaunches Basketball Division, Signs JAY-Z As President of Operations

Even from a worldwide tour, JAY-Z is keeping busy. The Roc Nation CEO has been tapped as the sportswear company’s new president basketball operations. “We’ve been working with Roc Nation for quite some time. They’ve been great partners to us for several years. We’ve done many different deals with many different ambassadors,” Adam Petrick, Puma’s global director brand and marketing, told Complex […]

Piracy Explodes on Beyonce & Jay-Z's Premium-Only 'Everything Is Love'

Piracy Explodes on Beyonce & Jay-Z's Premium-Only 'Everything Is Love'

Beyonce & Jay-Z’s just-released album is a smash hit — on piracy and torrent channels worldwide.  The development follows a restrictive weekend exclusive on Tidal and premium-only restrictions elsewhere. What happens when two the biggest artists in the world release an album, then restrict it to paying customers only?  The answer to that question may be painfully obvious. Shortly after a […]

No More Exploitation: A Pissed-Off Artist Vows to Regulate the Music Industry

No More Exploitation: A Pissed-Off Artist Vows to Regulate the Music Industry

Rebecca Ferguson won’t tolerate music industry executives taking advantage young artists anymore. According to one infuriated British singer, the music industry actively exploits artists early on in their careers.  And, she wants to put an end to it. Speaking to Phil Williams at BBC Radio 5 Live, Rebecca Ferguson states that music industry executives ten engage in abuses power.  Though […]

Juelz Santana, Dave East, Fabolous & Jadakiss Salute Nas' NASIR Album: "Lyrical Genius" –

Juelz Santana, Dave East, Fabolous & Jadakiss Salute Nas' NASIR Album: "Lyrical Genius" –

New York is fully behind the new NASIR album. Big Apple natives Juelz Santana, Fabolous and Jadakiss have stepped forward to salute Nas‘ newest solo album. Over the weekend, the hip-hop trio went to Instagram and spoke on Nasty Nas’ latest body work. Yesterday, Nas shared some epic hip-hop moments from his NASIR Thursday listening session. Last week, Nas joked […]