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We may never know what happened with Tidal’s stream of Drake’s performance at this past weekend’s Lil Weezyana Fest. In what’s turning out to be an obvious game of music business politricks, Drake’s manager, Future The Prince, told BuzzFeed that Drake’s performance being blocked from Tidal was a “business decision” he made and Apple had nothing to…

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It was only a month ago that rumors began surfacing that Kanye West wanted to jump ship from Jay Z’s fledgling, and sometimes struggling, music streaming service Tidal. And though West shut down those original rumors, word is spreading now that West wants to leave for greener pastures over at Apple. According to HitsDailyDouble.com, West…

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When this writer asked Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the U.S. Environment Protection Agency about her transition from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley to become Apple’s vice president of environmental initiatives, she shared, “It’s a big change in miles, a big change in perspective. I tell people there’s no bigger honor than having served…

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PUSH Tech 2020, a one-day conference created by Rainbow Push, filled the Hyatt Regency San Francisco with a multitude of corporate executives, venture capitalists, app developers, ad agencies, media and others, for the purpose of creating new connections and learning ways to do business with the top tech companies in the world, including Intel, Apple, HP,…

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Jay Z’s $56 million bid for Aspiro, a Swedish tech company behind the streaming services Tidal and WiMP, has been accepted by shareholders. At first the minority shareholders initially recommended that the bid be rejected after questioning Jay Z’s plans for international expansion. They also questioned his valuation of the company. However, it appears their…

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In a move that should surprise no one, especially after shelling out $3 billion dollars to acquire the brand, Apple recently announced that Beats Music will be installed on all iPhones via the iOS update this coming spring. According to CNet, Apple plans to take on its biggest streaming adversary, Spotify, with the move. With the…

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For years now, Apple has been at the forefront of growth and change when it comes to technology, and now the company is finding itself at the forefront when it comes to diversity thanks to CEO Tim Cook, who recently came out as gay. Cook opened up about his sexuality in a new essay published…

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More celebrity females have become victims of the online hacking scandal. One day after Gabrielle Union’s nude photos were released online, nude photos of Rihanna, Meagan Good, Kim Kardashian, Kate Bosworth, Hayden Panettierre and Jennifer Lawrence were also leaked. The photos first appeared on sites such as 4Chan and Reddit. However, the images were eventually shared…

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Since bursting onto the scene a few years back, the Odd Future collective has continuously found new and innovative ways to make their mark upon the landscape of music and pop culture. From their cutting edge music to creating their own festival to landing a TV series on the Adult Swim network, OFWGKTA has proven they are determined…

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Apple recently bought Dr. Dre’s Beats by Dre for a staggering $3.2 billion. But while Dr. Dre stands to have a powerful position at Apple, a former black employee at Apple tells a different story and claims the company practices racial discrimination. According to RadarOnline, Andrew Dupree, 31, says the company created a culture where…

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  Dr. Dre is arguably the most inactive celebrity on Instagram, but that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t have some of the best photos with some of the newest most influential names in hip-hop history. The almost billionaire hip-hop mogul is tied to some of the biggest names in hip-hop including Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and…

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Hip-hop movement 101 has stopped as the sun has come undone. The Grammy Award that was once about hip-hop is now taken away. Who will banish the reality that hip-hop advancement has not borne fruit? Let us compare the economic changes in the hip-hop wins we see. Where are the African American and Hispanic entrepreneurs…

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