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Questlove: 'Hip-Hop Has Failed Black America'

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Questlove has grown weary of artists at the top of the hip-hop hierarchy making art that mostly celebrates being at the top of the hip-hop hierarchy -- meaningless, cynical stuff created and packaged to appeal to the masses.

London Riots Hit Local Record Labels

Chicago Reader | Chicago Reader | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

Round-the-clock news coverage notwithstanding, to Americans the rioting in England over the past few days can seem pretty remote. Unless you've got fr...

Music Industry Inches Forward into Reality

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sahil Kapur

With innovations sprouting all over the web to make music distribution simpler and more user-friendly, the music industry is gradually coming to terms...

HuffPost Review: Neil Young Archives Volume 1 (1963 - 1972)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In the world of box sets, it would be impossible to find something better than Neil Young Archives Volume 1 (1963 - 1972).

On My Mind: The State of the Music Business

John Mellencamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Mellencamp

Had the music industry not been decimated by a lack of vision caused by corporate bean counters obsessed with the bottom line, musicians could still create music rather than having to market it as well.

Review: David Foster's Hit Man -- Star Gazing in the Recording Studio

Charles Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Alexander

Since Foster, unlike many musicians, never got into drugs, he actually remembers everything that happened. Example: what was Madonna doing lying on the floor of a recording booth moaning?

Digital Music and the Free Market

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

For years, Madonna pretended to be a vamp to make it big. Dupre is an actual hooker scoring big using the indie music site,, which charges based on user demand.