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Reading Tim Cook's Mind: Beyond the Watch, What's Apple Planning in 2015?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

The Apple Watch may steal all the headlines over the next quarter, but just wait and see: Apple's other products like the Apple TV will make a bigger impact over the next 12 months. If I did not love mine so much, I might even bet my iPhone on it.

Dr. Dre Is The Highest-Paid Musician of 2014

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

After handily topping the Forbes hip-hop cash kings list, Dr. Dre has proven to be 2014's highest-paid musician, bringing in a huge $620 million. With...

Here Are The World's Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment

In 2013, Diddy topped Forbes' list of highest paid hip-hop acts with $50 million, leading Dr. Dre, who landed in third, by $10 million. But after Appl...

Girl Boss: How One Young CEO Builds Her Family Business & Her Pop Career

Zandile Blay | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Zandile Blay

Yet, it wasn't pursuit of the past that brought Tannenbaum here. Instead, it was a firm focus on the future of a talented young Russian singer with an interesting day job, Natali Yura. At 23 years old, the gifted artist does double duty as aspiring singer and CEO of her family's construction business

Apple Now Officially Owns Beats

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Technology

Apple's acquisition of headphone-maker Beats is official. The company announced the completion of the deal in a blog post on its website Friday. The p...

Ice Cube Opens Up On N.W.A Biopic Casting Drama

Posted 08.01.2014 | Black Voices

N.W.A’s highly anticipated forthcoming biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” has received a lot of attention in recent weeks from the film’s contro...

The 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call Is So Offensive It Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

The folks over at Universal Pictures have made a great deal of progress with the upcoming film "Straight Outta Compton," which will tell the story of ...

Eminem Had The Best Surprise Guest At His London Show

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment

Eminem gave fans a sweet, sweet surprise during his show at London's Wembley Stadium. The rapper brought Dr. Dre on stage for a rare live performance ...

First Photo From 'Straight Outta Compton' Looks Awesome

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Straight Outta Compton," the N.W.A. biopic set in Compton in the mid-'80s, finally has a release date. Universal announced in a statement that the fi...

Music Industry Optimistic About Apple-Beats Deal

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 06.09.2014 | Black Voices

When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more mon...

Apple Just Made Dr. Dre Hip-Hop's Richest Man

www.newser.com | Posted 05.29.2014 | Celebrity

Apple has made the biggest buy in its history—and made Dr. Dre the richest man in hip-hop history. The company has confirmed that it is buying Beat...

Apple's $3 Billion Deal To Buy Beats Is Official

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

Apple officially announced its deal to buy popular headphones maker Beats Electronics and its related streaming music service, Beats Music, for $3 bil...

Spotify Hits 10 Million Paying Customers: Streaming Rules

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Spotify recently announced a major milestone: the music streaming service hit 10 million paying subscribers and now has more than 40 million active users across 56 markets worldwide.

Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.

Success Triumphs All: Dr. Dre, Diddy and Jay-Z

Dennis Williams II | Posted 07.09.2014 | Black Voices
Dennis Williams II

Their social impact is now keeping paychecks in some of the monopoly companies that essentially keep the NASDAQ phones ringing. When you look at these three now do you see the end or the means?

85-Year Old Oil Tycoon Can't Stop Tweeting At Rappers About Money

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

T. Boone Pickens, the 85-year-old oil tycoon, was giddy to welcome Dr. Dre into the ridiculously rich people's club Friday, following the news that Ap...

Anchor Asks Uncomfortable 'African American' Question About Beats Headphones

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.14.2014 | Black Voices

As reports continue to circulate regarding Apple’s plan to purchase Beats Electronics for a reported $3.2 billion, many are skeptical about what wou...

Face The Music: Beats Headphones Are 'Extraordinarily Bad'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

Apple is planning to buy headphones company Beats Electronics, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times all reported on Thursda...

Dr. Dre's Apple Deal Makes Him $3 Billion Richer

Posted 05.09.2014 | Celebrity

Dr. Dre could be days away from being the first rapper turned BILLIONAIRE ... thanks to a mega-deal for Apple to snatch up his Beats Electronics brand...

Paul McCartney Attends All-Star '90s Hip-Hop Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Dre's powerful rolodex was put to good use for the launch of Beats Music with a concert featuring Eminem, Diddy and Nas. Nin...

5 Survival Tips From the Real Slim Shady

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marcia Dawkins

Less than 12 hours after its digital release, Eminem's latest video, "Survival," boasts over 196,000 likes and thousands more views and shares.

MAJOR Announcement From Eminem

Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment

Eminem's new album was announced during an early commercial in the 2013 VMAs, and it's called "MMLP2," most likely short for "Marshall Mathers LP 2." ...

Pioneering Rap Album Turns 25

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

A new genre of hip-hop pushed its way to the forefront of mainstream culture 25 years ago on Aug. 8, 1988, when N.W.A's influential debut album "Strai...

A Chat With ASCAP President Paul Williams, Plus Exclusives from Modern Machines, Eli Mardock, Matthew J. Tow and Creed Bratton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Eli Mardock is premiering a new song with us today called "If You're With Me, Then You're Against Me." The haunting and dream-like tune appears on the Nebraskan singer/songwriter's debut full length, Everything Happens For The First Time.

No Love For Black Colleges?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices

I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 m...