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 […]

Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Killed in Double Shooting

Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Killed in Double Shooting

This is so sad. Two hip-hop artists are gone the same day. After XXXTentacion’s tragic murder in Miami, Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo is also dead. The up and coming 21-year-old was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh Monday, his manager said. Two people were shot in the Pennsylvania city’s Middle Hill neighborhood at around 4 p.m., Pittsburgh police announced. […]

German Festival Removes a Rap Group for Supporting an Anti-Israeli Group

German Festival Removes a Rap Group for Supporting an Anti-Israeli Group

Young Fathers, a Scottish experimental rap group, were slated to perform a concert at the annual German music and arts festival Ruhrtriennale.  The invitation has been revoked due to the group’s support the BDS movement. BDS stands for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions.  It’s a movement that views Israel as a ruthless occupation that exploits Palestinians.  BDS protests the treatment Palestinian […]

Indiegogo's Vega+ Campaign Stole Nearly $700,000 — And They're Probably Getting Away With It

Indiegogo's Vega+ Campaign Stole Nearly $700,000 — And They're Probably Getting Away With It

The 2-year Vega+ saga is only getting worse — with little sign a resolution. After being more than patient with Retro Computer Studios, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has hired a debt collector to deal with the company.  RCL failed to meet the conditions Indiegogo’s final ultimatum. The Vega+ was supposed to be an upgraded version the original Vega, which itself is a […]

4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Music from Being Hacked

4 Simple Ways to Protect Your Music from Being Hacked

Getting your music hacked is a terrifying prospect. Hard work gone in an instant — published without release or sent out into the world before it’s finished. Sadly, there have been plenty examples over the years this happening, with several superstar artists affected.  So if you’re looking to better secure your music across your devices, there are a number simple […]