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Roots SXSW show canceled after bomb threat

Roots SXSW show canceled after bomb threat

  Questlove of the Roots (Ben Watts/courtesy of the artist) A planned SXSW performance by the Roots on Saturday night was canceled after organizers received a bomb threat via e-mail. Although police didn’t locate any threat near the Fair Market venue, sponsor Bud ...

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March 19th, 2018

iHeartRadio owner files for bankruptcy, but you won’t feel it

iHeartRadio owner files for bankruptcy, but you won’t feel it

iHeartRadio owner files for bankruptcy, but you won’t feel it It’ll be business as usual for the media giant. gilaxia via Getty Images Radio giant iHeartMedia has filed for bankruptcy after years of dealing with a massive debt worth $20 billion. Don’t ...

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March 15th, 2018

Legendary Hip Hop Artist Craig Mack has left us.

Legendary Hip Hop Artist Craig Mack has left us.

Craig Mack, Grammy Award-nominated rapper, died at 46 Grammy Award-nominated rapper Craig Mack, who helped put P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Records on the map, died Monday at age 46. Mack rose to prominence with his hit Grammy Award-nominated song “Flava In Ya Ear” in 1994. Colleton ...

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March 13th, 2018

Sounds Like Facebook Wants to Control Your Music Listening, Too

Sounds Like Facebook Wants to Control Your Music Listening, Too

CREDIT: David Ramos/Getty Facebook has struggled a bit recently in its quest to become a global panopticon: declining popularity among young people, widespread criticism of its role in our ideologically polarized American landscape and the outcome of the last presidential ...

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March 7th, 2018

‘End of iTunes?’: Leaked Apple email sparks fears over future of music downloads

‘End of iTunes?’: Leaked Apple email sparks fears over future of music downloads

Die-tunes: Industry experts predict that Apple will bin its music download store (Photo: Apple/Metro.co.uk)   Apple has written a letter to the music industry which has sparked fears it’s planning to kill off iTunes. The tech giant has just announced ‘the end of iTunes ...

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March 7th, 2018

Box Office: Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Tops $800M Worldwide Today

Box Office: Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Tops $800M Worldwide Today

Walt Disney ‘Black Panther’ Black Panther earned $6.6 million on its 14th-day of domestic theatrical release, bringing its North American box office total to just under $435.4m. That puts it above E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial ($435.1m, counting reissues) and just ...

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March 2nd, 2018

Rick Ross Reportedly Found Unresponsive After Emergency Crews Rush to His Miami Home

Rick Ross Reportedly Found Unresponsive After Emergency Crews Rush to His Miami Home

Rick Ross reportedly had a health scare at his home in the Miami area early Thursday morning. According to a Davie Police Department report obtained by PEOPLE and first published by The Blast, someone at the Miami mansion belonging to Ross, né William Roberts, called 911 at ...

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March 2nd, 2018

On the Charts: ‘Black Panther: The Album’ Reigns Again at Number One

On the Charts: ‘Black Panther: The Album’ Reigns Again at Number One

Kendrick Lamar-curated companion album spends second straight week atop Billboard 200 as Marvel blockbuster dominates box office ‘Black Panther’ continues to dominate at both the box office and the Billboard 200 as the Kendrick Lamar-curated soundtrack again ...

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February 25th, 2018

WHY IS LOGIC CALLING OUT HARRY STYLES AND KATY PERRY ON ’44 MORE’?

WHY IS LOGIC CALLING OUT HARRY STYLES AND KATY PERRY ON ’44 MORE’?

Logic has a history of speaking his mind. He addressed Trump’s “shithole countries” comment during his Grammys performance of “1-800-273-8255“, and now he’s set his sights on two pop stars. On “44 More,” the Maryland rapper ...

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February 25th, 2018

Young Thug Will Not Release Music This Year Because Of His Deaf Brother

Young Thug Will Not Release Music This Year Because Of His Deaf Brother

Thugger’s taking a break. Young Thug aka Sex is taking a hiatus, and according to the rapper, it’s because of his brother. In a recent interview with Hypebeast, the rapper revealed that he would not be putting out any new music for the entirety of 2018 in an effort ...

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February 23rd, 2018