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Adele Tops Young Musicians Rich List
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Adele Tops Young Musicians Rich List

April 12th, 2013 | by Kelly Hammond
British songstress Adele has been announced as number one on the young musicians rich list, with a fortune worth £30 million. Women have dominated the charts this year beating out the boys with only two male artists on the list...
Nas invests in Mass Appeal magazine | Business
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Nas invests in Mass Appeal magazine | Business

April 12th, 2013 | by Seán J. Grannum
Eleven years after featuring in Mass Appeal magazine with mentor and Main Source veteran Large Professor, Nas has made a six-figure investment in Mass Appeal Media, the company behind the publication, which was recently...
Jay-Z launches Roc Nation Sports: “It was a natural progression”
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Jay-Z launches Roc Nation Sports: “It was a natural progression”

April 8th, 2013 | by Kelly Hammond
Ever the business man Jay Z doesn’t back down when it comes to making money – now Mr Carter has launched Roc Nation Sports with the talent agency Creative Artist Agency, the first signee stepping up to the bat being...
BlackBerry appoints Alicia Keys as Global Creative Director | Tech News
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BlackBerry appoints Alicia Keys as Global Creative Director | Tech News

January 31st, 2013 | by Seán J. Grannum
At the launch of the Blackberry’s long-awaited new OS and handsets the company announced the appointment of Alicia Keys as their Global Creative Director. The announcement was made at the launch event for BlackBerry 10, the...
Beyonce signs $50 million deal with Pepsi | Music News
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Beyonce signs $50 million deal with Pepsi | Music News

December 10th, 2012 | by Sam Gould
To cash in on Beyonce‘s status as a global superstar, Pepsi have named the pop icon as their new brand ambassador in a collaborative, multi-year deal estimated at $50...
Game x Stat Quo to launch Rolex Records label
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Game x Stat Quo to launch Rolex Records label

December 3rd, 2012 | by Sam Gould
With his fifth studio album Jesus Piece out on December 11th, Game has decided to begin a new business venture, launching a record label with fellow Dr Dre disciple Stat...
Salaam Remi appointed Executive VP of A&R at Sony Music
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Salaam Remi appointed Executive VP of A&R at Sony Music

November 20th, 2012 | by Sam Gould
Sony Music Entertainment is expected to name Salaam Remi as its new executive vice-president of A&R (artists and...
Rap Genius shed light on $15m investment, alleged racist comments +more on Combat Jack Show
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Rap Genius shed light on $15m investment, alleged racist comments +more on Combat Jack Show

November 9th, 2012 | by Sam Gould
The founders of the polarising rap lyrics website Rap Genius were guests on this week’s Combat Jack radio show, with producer extraordinaire Just Blaze and the opinionated blogger Dallas Penn. The crew (Mahbod...
Disney to buy Lucasfilm for $4bn, new Star Wars movies to come
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Disney to buy Lucasfilm for $4bn, new Star Wars movies to come

October 30th, 2012 | by M. Gosho Oakes
With a new series of Star Wars films to come the creators of the iconic global franchise, George Lucas‘ company Lucasfilm Ltd is to be acquired by The Walt Disney Company in a $4.05bn (£2.52bn) deal, announced today...
MySpace co-founder Brad Greenspan’s lyric site hit with $6.6m copyright infringement lawsuit
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MySpace co-founder Brad Greenspan’s lyric site hit with $6.6m copyright infringement lawsuit

October 13th, 2012 | by Sam Gould
Music site LiveUniverse.com has been struck with a $6.6m lawsuit for posting song lyrics without proper authorisation. The website, founded by MySpace co-founder Brad Greenspan, was taken down in 2010, and has been embroiled in a...