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Amplifying Women in the Recording Industry

Amplifying Women in the Recording Industry

by Jamilah King on October 2 2013, 7:00AM

Ebonie Smith wants to bring music technology to the masses of women who are in the minority of the recording industry. And she’s not alone.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Thirty Eight Brilliant and Underrated Queer Black Musicians

Thirty Eight Brilliant and Underrated Queer Black Musicians

by Jamilah King on September 3 2013, 10:30AM

Get your headphones ready.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Justin Timberlake's New Album Sells Nearly a Million Copies In Its First Week

Justin Timberlake’s New Album Sells Nearly a Million Copies In Its First Week

by Jamilah King on March 25 2013, 9:14AM

Lots of people want ‘The 20/20 Experience.’

Topics: /NOW

5 Ways The 'Harlem Shake' Meme Is (Slightly) More Complicated Than It Seems

5 Ways The ‘Harlem Shake’ Meme Is (Slightly) More Complicated Than It Seems

by Channing Kennedy on February 19 2013, 10:43AM

The inescapable dance craze is drawing criticism from folks who say it’s just another example of cultural appropriation. That may be true, but there’s more to the story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Frank Ocean Performs with The Roots and a Live Orchestra on 'Jimmy Fallon'

Frank Ocean Performs with The Roots and a Live Orchestra on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

by Jorge Rivas on July 10 2012, 3:56AM

Frank Ocean made his national television debut Monday night on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Nicki Minaj Break Down Sexism in the Entertainment Industry

Watch Nicki Minaj Break Down Sexism in the Entertainment Industry

by Jorge Rivas on July 9 2012, 5:28PM

“Donald Trump can say ‘you’re fired,’ but let Martha Stewart run her company the same and be the same way and [people will call her] an evil [expletive],” rapper Nicki Minaj says in the video above.

Topics: /NOW

Apple's iTunes Accused of Raising Price of Whitney Houston Albums by 60% Within Hours of her Death

Apple’s iTunes Accused of Raising Price of Whitney Houston Albums by 60% Within Hours of her Death

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 1:24PM

Sony Music under fire after cost of greatest hits set on iTunes rises by more than 60% after singer’s death.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Whitney Houston

Of Whitney Houston's 6 Grammys, 4 Were Won in Now-Eliminated Categories

Of Whitney Houston’s 6 Grammys, 4 Were Won in Now-Eliminated Categories

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 10:45AM

On April 6, 2011, the Recording Academy announced its decision to consolidate Grammy Awards categories from 109 to 78, leaving more artists of color competing for fewer Awards.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Beyoncé Baby Absurdity #3: Touré Says Blue Ivy’s Song is ‘Hip Hop’s Greatest Love Song’

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2012, 5:25PM

One of the greatest love songs in hip-hop history? We’re taking a poll.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Make Official Birth Announcement

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Make Official Birth Announcement

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 6:21PM

It’s official.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Boys II Men Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

by Jorge Rivas on January 6 2012, 2:22PM

The top-selling R&B group of all time gets a special honor.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

P.S: BEYONCE IN LABOR!!! Media Takeout is Reporting

by Jorge Rivas on January 6 2012, 11:38AM

“The Most Visited Urban Website in the World” is reporting Beyoncé is in labor.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

75 Years of Love to Puerto Rican Maestro Eddie Palmieri

75 Years of Love to Puerto Rican Maestro Eddie Palmieri

by Jorge Rivas on December 15 2011, 6:13PM

The nine time Grammy Award winning bandleader turns 75 too.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Selena Quintanilla Wins Billboard Award 16 Years After Her Death

Selena Quintanilla Wins Billboard Award 16 Years After Her Death

by Jorge Rivas on October 28 2011, 2:37PM

Selena, the Mexican-American singer behind “Como la Flor” and “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” continues to win awards.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Beyoncé's 'Countdown' Pays Homage to Black Model Donyale Luna

Beyoncé’s ‘Countdown’ Pays Homage to Black Model Donyale Luna

by Jorge Rivas on October 7 2011, 3:22PM

The Detroit native was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of a Vogue in March of 1966.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sly Stone, the Man Behind Rock's First Integrated Band, is Homeless

Sly Stone, the Man Behind Rock’s First Integrated Band, is Homeless

by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2011, 1:32PM

Despite his success, a combination of substance abuse, financial mismanagement and a “life of excess” have left Stone homeless.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Why Amazon May Sell Jay-Z, Kanye West's 'The Throne' for 99¢

Why Amazon May Sell Jay-Z, Kanye West’s ‘The Throne’ for 99¢

by Jorge Rivas on August 8 2011, 12:25PM

The artists have chosen to sell their highly anticipated new album only at exclusive, big-name retailers. Indy sellers aren’t pleased.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Latin Jazz Musicians File Class Action Against Grammy Awards

Latin Jazz Musicians File Class Action Against Grammy Awards

by Jorge Rivas on August 4 2011, 3:44PM

Four Latin jazz musicians are suing organizers of the Grammy Awards for eliminating the genre as an award category.

Topics: Arts & Culture

T-Pain Sues Inventors of Auto-tune

T-Pain Sues Inventors of Auto-tune

by Jamilah King on July 28 2011, 12:42PM

But autotune isn’t quite dead yet. The R&B singer wants to promote his own, autotune-like product.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Smart People Talk Beyonce So I Don't Have To

Smart People Talk Beyonce So I Don’t Have To

by Akiba Solomon on May 31 2011, 12:05PM

Some of my favorite feminist thinkers weigh in on the Beyonce backlash, while I dance around artlessly to “Who Run the World (Girls)” in the mirror.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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