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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OMB Peezy ft. Youngboy Never Broke Again “Doin Bad,” Roy Woods “Say Less” & More | Daily Visuals 11.20.17

Once again black-and-white cinematography is the basis a Hip-Hop video. This time it’s OMB Peezy with his Youngboy Never Broke Again-featured “Doin Bad” where the two men politic on the porch and burn down the essence whenever they ain’t inside the crib and sippin’ on that lean.Meanwhile, Roy Woods mainly uses one color for his clip to “Say Less” and […]

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Chance The Rapper Surprises High School Students, Shares $1 Million Donation

Chance The Rapper has been making good on his promise to help improve the infrastructure the Chicago Public Schools system. Today, the hometown hero returned to the Windy City after a successful run on SNL to announce that Jewel-Osco has donated $1 million to his charity organization. WGN reports: Check out Chance The Rapper being a hero to the hood […]

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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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1,993 Women Think the Swedish Music Industry Has a Problem

Sony, WMG, and UMG commended the courage the women who spoke out against sexism in the Swedish music industry. Nearly two thousand women have signed their name in an open letter calling for the end sexual abuse in the Swedish music industry.  Among those are Robyn, Zara Larrson, and The Cardigans’ Nina Persson. The cry for an end to sexual […]

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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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