Is the Price of Vinyl Going Too High?

Is the Price of Vinyl Going Too High?

Have you honestly paid too much for vinyl records? In its Year in Report 2017, researchers at BuzzAngle Music noted that streaming music consumption surged in the US and Canada.  Physical and digital album and track sales, however, continued their slow descent into obscurity. The anomaly?  At a 20.1% increase over 2016’s numbers, vinyl records sales actually increased.  The medium […]

Harm's Way Reveal Why They Embraced Industrial on 'Posthuman'

Harm's Way Reveal Why They Embraced Industrial on 'Posthuman'

Chicago-based hardcore act Harm’s Way became known for delivering crushing breakdowns and deep grooves intertwined with desolate-sounding industrial sections on their third record, Rust, and their latest album, Posthuman, but the band didn’t begin this way.   Back in 2006, Bo Lueders, James Pligge, Chris Mills and John Hfman were playing in a straightedge hardcore band called Few and the […]

Facebook Just Signed a Deal With the Largest Music Publisher In the World

Facebook Just Signed a Deal With the Largest Music Publisher In the World

Universal Music Group inked the first deal with Facebook.  Now, it’s Sony/ATV’s turn. Facebook’s music ambitions are rapidly taking shape, thanks to a pair momentous deals.  Late last year, the social network finalized a groundbreaking pact with Universal Music Group, which includes Universal Music Publishing Group. That looks like the first many such deals.  Just this morning, Facebook finalized an […]

Nicki Minaj and Nas Have Called It Quits

Nicki Minaj and Nas Have Called It Quits

Wow. Nas & Nicki Minaj have split. According to TMZ, the Queens power couple was just too good to last. Their inside sources — though the article didn’t contain a single name or quote — said that the pair are done for. Check out their scoop below: While Nicki and Nas were coy about the whole thing, Nicki told Ellen […]

Cops Pull Erykah Badu Over Just to Say "Hi"

Cops Pull Erykah Badu Over Just to Say "Hi"

The queen neo-soul and former Soulquarian member Erykah Badu had a rather peculiar incident on New Year’s eve. While out driving in her hometown Dallas, TX, the legendary singer and activist was pulled over by police. Because she knew she had done nothing wrong, Erykah decided to film the entire interaction with her apprehending ficers. Turns out the cops weren’t […]

Lil Wayne – 5 Star Ft. Nicki Minaj

Lil Wayne – 5 Star Ft. Nicki Minaj

Weezy and Nicki take on Post Malone and 21 Savage’s “rockstar” with a “5 Star” remix; a cut f Wayne’s “Dedication 6” mixtape. Young Money’s first lady opens up the revamped hit with an infectious hook – borrowed from the original. She then takes aim at her rivals, including what sounds like a reference to Remy Ma: “I am the […]