• Musicians Continue to Miss Out on Music Industry Profits

    Musicians Continue to Miss Out on Music Industry Profits

    August 17, 2018 Penny

    The profitability of music called into question Recent reports have again brought to light the discrepancy between artist earnings and those of the labels and publishers who release their music. While the music industry hit a financial peak in 2017, things aren’t necessarily looking up for musicians. Artists are reportedly earning approximately half the amount…

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  • Lil Pump gives preview of 'Arms Around You' collaboration with the late XXXTenacion

    Lil Pump gives preview of ‘Arms Around You’ collaboration with the late XXXTenacion

    August 9, 2018 Penny

    Hip-hop star Lil Pump recently gave fans an unexpected treat. The artist behind the upcoming “Harvard Dropout” album took to social media to tease the special track “Arms Around You”, which features the late XXXTentacion. Lil Pump gives a teaser on Instagram To give fans a taste of the track, Pump played a snippet on…

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  • Nicki Minaj Puts Forthcoming Album ‘Queen’ On Hold

    Nicki Minaj Puts Forthcoming Album ‘Queen’ On Hold

    August 2, 2018 Penny

    Minaj fails to deliver on time Only a few short weeks after collaborating with Ariana Grande on the provocative “Bed” film clip, it’s been revealed Nicki Minaj has had to once again push back the release date of her upcoming album. Fans kept waiting In May Minaj unveiled plans to release Queen on the 10th…

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  • Cardi B surpasses one billion streams on Apple Music

    Cardi B Surpasses One Billion Streams on Apple Music

    July 30, 2018 Penny

    Cardi B rises through the ranks Hip-hop star Cardi B has now joined an elite category in terms of her music. She recently hit the amazing milestone of surpassing one billion streams on the Apple Music platform. That puts her in a legendary group that includes music heavyweights such as Rihanna and Nicki Minaj. Not…

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  • Dr. Dre Is Handling Mixing Duties for Anderson Paak's New Album

    Dr. Dre Is Handling Mixing Duties for Anderson Paak s New Album

    July 20, 2018 Penny

    Dre Day at the Mixing Board Dr. Dre is mixing Anderson .Paak’s forthcoming album, according to a photo shared on Tyheim “Ty” Cannon’s instagram recently. The caption read: “Mixing Anderson .Paak’s album.” leaving very little ambiguity. Ty Cannon is Aftermath Entertainment’s head of A&R. Paak Confirms Anderson Paak has confirmed Dre’s involved in recent interviews,…

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  • At 10 Million Streams Per Hour, Drake's "Scorpion" Is Breaking Spotify Records

    At 10 Million Streams Per Hour, Drake s Scorpion Is Breaking Spotify (and The Beatles) Records

    July 17, 2018 Penny

    The rise and rise of Drake Drizzy is back at it again! Hip hop star Drake recently blew up the music scene with yet another long-form album, this time a double disc feat called Scorpion. Like many of Drake’s longer albums (Take Care, Nothing Was The Same, etc.) the rapper shows his innate ability to…

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  • Drake Collaborator Smoke Dawg Killed In Shooting

    Drake Collaborator Smoke Dawg Killed In Shooting

    July 9, 2018 Penny

    Another rapper shot dead Tributes have begun to flow in following news of the death of up and coming Canadian rapper, Smoke Dawg. This is the second high-profile music scene shooting of recent times, following the death of XXXtentacion last month. Smoke Dawg’s family and many fellow rappers paid tribute to the rising star after…

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  • P. Soul Traktrain

    How Did You Get Your Placement Ep. 6 P. SOUL

    July 3, 2018 traktrain

    P. Soul, producer of the song “Slipknot” & “Infinity 888 ft. Joey Badass” for xxxtentacion + “can you rap like me” for Trippie Redd, tells us the story on how he got those instrumentals to them. Where are you from and current location? Spent the first 6 years of my life living in Antigua (caribbean)…

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  • XXXTentacion Predicted His Funeral in Recent "SAD!" Video

    XXXTentacion Predicted His Funeral in Recent SAD! Video

    July 2, 2018 Penny

    Posthumous release After Jahseh Onfroy, known as XXXtentacion passed, his music video “Sad” released. He is an American rapper remembered for his free-thinking spirit. The eerie coincidence “Sad” is a representation of X killing himself in the metaphorical and trying to correct his wrongs. Death gave him the power to spread positive energy to the…

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  • 'Testing' Release Date Announced By A$AP Rocky

    Testing Release Date Announced By A$AP Rocky

    June 21, 2018 Penny

    ‘Testing’ Release Date from A$AP Rocky Announced alongside Under Armour Partnership It has been a big year for Harlem’s own rap superstar A$AP Rocky. After teasing fans with an album drop for the past few months, the musician finally unveiled the cover art for his upcoming studio project ‘Testing’ following a live performance of his…

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