Category: Music

How Mother’s Day Evolved

How Mother’s Day Evolved

On Sunday, many Americans will honor their mothers on Mother's Day. While there have been celebrations of mothers and motherhood since antiquity, t ...
Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Claim Against ‘Dr. Drai’

Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Claim Against ‘Dr. Drai’

Dr. Dre has lost his trademark fight against Dr. Drai. The rapper, whose real name is Andre Young, objected to the trademark application of a Penns ...
Spotify Cuts R. Kelly Music From Playlists, Cites Policy

Spotify Cuts R. Kelly Music From Playlists, Cites Policy

Spotify has removed R. Kelly's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. A spokesperson on Thursday says ...
Childish Gambino targets gun violence, racism in viral video

Childish Gambino targets gun violence, racism in viral video

A graphic music video by Childish Gambino is racking up the views on YouTube with a powerful message about gun violence and racism in America. ...
SEC asks court to compel Jay-Z to testify in Iconix Brand case

SEC asks court to compel Jay-Z to testify in Iconix Brand case

Hip-hop megastar Jay-Z should be compelled to testify in an investigation into the sale of his Rocawear apparel brand, after he ignored an order t ...
Time’s Up movement sets sights on R. Kelly

Time’s Up movement sets sights on R. Kelly

Fresh off the conviction of Bill Cosby, the Time's Up movement for gender equality on Monday urged the music business to dump R&B star R. Kell ...
J. Cole strikes chord with anti-drug rap

J. Cole strikes chord with anti-drug rap

In an age when so much of hip-hop revels in thug life, an earnest warning by rapper J. Cole on the dangers of drugs has proven a runaway success. ...
Music Streaming Revenues Surge and Investors Like the Beat

Music Streaming Revenues Surge and Investors Like the Beat

Online streaming services such Spotify and Apple Music have become the recording industry's single biggest revenue source, overtaking physical sales o ...
Producer, DJ Avicii Found Dead

Producer, DJ Avicii Found Dead

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, bo ...