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Ciara now owns the masters to her music

Before he bought all of his offensive linemen a small fortune in Amazon stock, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson purchased an equally valuable present for his wife, Ciara. According to, Wilson bought Ciara’s “masters” from all of her old … Continue reading

Wyclef says Wu-Tang Clan inspired ‘Maria, Maria’ riff

For music fans, it’s always exciting to see our favorite artists draw inspiration from, be friendly with, or collaborate with one another. Sometimes, when it happens, the results are legendary. Such is the case with Carlos Santana’s “Maria, Maria.” The … Continue reading

The curious case of Lil Nas X and ‘Old Town Road’

By now you’ve probably heard Lil Nas X’s debut song “Old Town Road” a few times. Hell, you may even know every word or even be listening to it right now. It’s undoubtedly a great song by an artist who … Continue reading

RecordRadar app gives your Spotify playlist retro feel

In 2019, everything is (or should be) digital first. Maybe the most prevalent application of this philosophy is our music collections, which have undergone significant changes in the last decade-plus. Before, new albums were released on Tuesdays, and you would … Continue reading

Chance the Rapper’s masterpiece ‘Coloring Book’ has gone platinum on Spotify

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’, which is undoubtedly one of the best albums of the last five years, has finally reached the still-relevant platinum designation. In today’s industry terms, platinum means the Chicago MC has reached 1.5 billion streams on … Continue reading

Fat Joe, “All the Way Up” co-stars being sued for songwriting credits

The smash hit “All the Way Up” by Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and French Montana was nominated for Best Rap Song at the 2017 Grammy Awards, but now has some controversy attached to it. A South Florida rapper, who goes … Continue reading

Grammys performers include music’s biggest names

Music’s biggest night is officially underway with the start of the red carpet coverage life on E! right now. The actual award show, which begins at 8:00 p.m. tonight, features performances some of music’s biggest names. Chances are the show … Continue reading

NFL forgoes Maroon 5 press conference ahead of Super Bowl LIII halftime performance

As expected, the NFL is making headlines during this upcoming Super Bowl weekend, but they’re not all positive. On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the league announced via its communications channel on social media that the traditional press conference, in which the … Continue reading

Wu-Tang Clan documentary slated for Sundance premiere

Staten Island’s finest are headed to Park City, Utah. Sort of anyway… This weekend at Sundance Film Festival, portions of a made-for-TV docuseries featuring interviews with all living members of the group called Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men will make … Continue reading

Signing a bad contract can kill your music career

So often we only see the good side of the music industry: money, perks, parties, glamour, and more. In reality, the opposite is more common. Artists are often trapped in their record deals and stripped of their publishing rights, yet … Continue reading