YouTube Music Will be Supported by the Biggest Advertising Campaign In the Company's History

YouTube Music Will be Supported by the Biggest Advertising Campaign In the Company's History

This time, YouTube looks serious about its music subscription service.  Get ready for an absolutely huge advertising push — with Cardi B kicking things f. At first blush, YouTube Music Premium sounds like another half-baked re-run.  Over the past few years, YouTube has attempted numerous subscription launches, not to mention an identically-titled ‘YouTube Music’ back in 2015.  Titles have changed, projects […]

Tifa – JA Party

Tifa – JA Party

Dancehall songstress Tifa hits us with her brand new single, JA Party. Hit the dancefloor on the  Birchill Records and Zojak World Wide-produced record ready for your next Summertime pool party. Tifa plans on dropping more music in the coming months, in the meantime stream her latest below.

YouTube Music Is Already a Big Mess — and a Bad Deal for Artists, Labels, and Publishers

YouTube Music Is Already a Big Mess — and a Bad Deal for Artists, Labels, and Publishers

The music industry desperately needs YouTube Music Premium to succeed.  But that’s not gonna happen unless YouTube fixes a bunch serious problems. Daniel Ek isn’t freaking out right now.  Because Spotify has already figured out 1,000 different problems related to premium that YouTube hasn’t.  And the same is true for Apple Music. But YouTube Music is the biggest music platform […]

NUE Drops Hypnotic Video for “Nightfall”

NUE Drops Hypnotic Video for “Nightfall”

Today, Toronto artist NUE, premiered his much anticipated music video for his latest single, “Nightfall” Hypebeast. The song has already cultivated over 1 million total streams since its audio release on Noisey along with the uptempo “Deadman.” “Nightfall” is a striking visual with animated narcotics, skulls, and animé-inspired caricatures (that he drew himself). The anime illustrator explained the video to […]

Why Blockchain Isn't Even Close to Fixing Musicians' Problems

Why Blockchain Isn't Even Close to Fixing Musicians' Problems

According to a new study published by Choon, a blockchain-based streaming platform, 52% people said they would use an alternative streaming music service if it rewarded artists more fairly. 76% said they’d love to see their favorite musicians support themselves.  In addition, almost a third consumers, 31%, believe it wrong for organizations to ‘part-own’ streaming services. Censuswide conducted the independent […]

Ne-Yo – Apology

Ne-Yo – Apology

Ne-Yo is back and he has nothing to be sorry about with his new single, Apology. In a moment self-reflection, the crooner looks back to his exes and issues a sincere apology for his past transgressions. Listen to the latest single f his forthcoming Good Man album which drops on June 8.

"Fuck Tom Brady!" Parquet Courts Explain 'Wide Awake!'

"Fuck Tom Brady!" Parquet Courts Explain 'Wide Awake!'

At the very end “Total Football,” the rollicking first song on Parquet Courts’ wondrous, outspoken new album, Wide Awake!, there’s a lyrical barrage worth further contemplation: “Swapping parts and roles is not acting but rather emancipation from expectation / Collectivism and autonomy are not mutually exclusive / Those who find discomfort in your goals liberation will be issued no apology […]