YouTube Music Acquires Spotify’s Former Head of Hip-Hop Programming

Although still relatively new to the music streaming scene, chasing down such titans as Apple Music and Spotify is, by all accounts, a tall order for YouTube Music, however, the new service recently took a step in the right direction towards respected competitiveness. Tuma Basa, Spotify’s former head of hip-hop programming — responsible for curating RapCaviar’s wildly popular playlist — has […]

Drake Sends Pusha T a “Promotional Assistance and Career Reviving” Invoice for $100K USD

After releasing “Duppy Freestyle” a few hours ago, Canadian superstar Drake continues the Pusha T disses by having just sent the rapper an invoice. The current beef between the two artists started on Thursday when Pusha T dropped his DAYTONA track “Infrared” which took major shots at Drizzy. In response, Drake released “Duppy Freestyle,” not only sending major diss bars to T, but Kanye West as […]

Jamie xx Scores New Romain Gavras Film, ‘The World Is Yours’

Renowned French director Romain Gavras has enlisted Jamie xx and SebastiAn to soundtrack his upcoming film, The World Is Yours. With the action flick set to debut at the Cannes Film Festival next week, the filmmaker has just unveiled the official trailer which also features music from French rap outfit, PNL.

Google Launches YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

After news of a possible music-streaming service being offered YouTube began circulating back in December, the long-rumored subscription music platform has officially arrived. Google has just announced the arrival of YouTube Music – their new subscription-based music-streaming platform that will debut on May 22. To join, a premium package will be offered to consumers at monthly rate of $9.99, while an […]