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Putin’s Soccer Ball for Trump Had Transmitter Chip, Logo Indicates

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gift of a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump last week set off a chorus of warnings -- some of them only …

Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

AraabMUZIK Says the Future of Music Is on License Lounge

While it's easier than ever to find an artist to find a producer, keep it a buck: tracks always feel different when they come from the cream of the …

10 early-80s post-disco tracks that helped inspire house

When Frankie Knuckles famously described house music as disco's revenge, it set in motion an origin story tantamount to Charles Darwin's theory of …

Trump: 'I have the absolute right to PARDON myself'

President Donald Trump said Monday he has "the absolute right" to pardon himself — but added that he has "done nothing wrong."<p>Trump tweet<p>The tweet …

How to make money on Instagram: a detailed guide

Brand partnerships, affiliate links, engagement and more<p>You just have to look at Zoella’s house (that bath!) to know that an influencer’s salary is not insubstantial. But how exactly can you translate all that time you spend on social media (read: literally any bus or train journey) into pounds in …

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Los Angeles

The Forbes Five

Welcome to the club, Drake. The 29-year-old star is the newest member of The Forbes Five, our ranking of the wealthiest hip-hop artists. Net worth: a combined $2.2 billion. Read on to see the full list.

Death Row's Former Photographer Shares the Unreal Stories Behind Her Photos

Simone Green's book 'Time Served: My Days and Nights on Death Row Records' details the tumultuous years.<p>When HBO was looking for photos to use in <i>The Defiant Ones</i>, a four part documentary series telling the story of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that premieres this spring, they reached out to Death Row's …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

[LISTEN] Foxy Brown Sends Shots At Remy Ma Just Days After Giving Birth On "Breaks Over"

Foxy Brown <i>Breaks Over</i> Makes Fun Of Remy Ma Miscarriage<p>Brooklyn femcee Foxy Brown comes from a completely different era of Hip-Hop. An era where if …

25 Best Guest Verses In Hip Hop History

Hip Hop artists have always been unafraid of working together. No other form of music, with the possible exception of Jazz, knows as many …

Sources: Spotify may delay IPO to 2018 as it rethinks licensing deals

Spotify — the music streaming company with over 100 million users (40 million of them paying) — has long been seen as one of the more likely candidates among larger tech startups to go public in 2017, but it looks like this plan may be shifting.<p>TechCrunch has heard from multiple sources that the …

Important Questions Raised by These Photos of Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne

Is their supergroup name Minaj a Trois?<p>It is the winter of our discontent, rather, THIS content. All through the night, the social media mavens scurry through their feeds to seek the traffic equivalent of a protein shake for an ailing Chartbeat. Suddenly, from the heavens, a boon appears. Like the …

How Atlanta Became the New Cultural Capital of America

“I’d like to thank the Migos—not for being on the show, but for making ‘Bad and Boujee.’”<p>Donald Glover thanking Migos for “Bad and Boujee” during his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

BeatStars: Introducing The Startup Making It Easy For Beat Makers To Collaborate And Cash In With Artists

Bryson Tiller admitted that he found and purchased the instrumental portion of his <i>Billboard</i>-topping, platinum-selling single “Don’t” online. Desiigner’s “Panda” beat was found on YouTube, purchased for $200 and became the No. 1 song in the country in 2016.<p>In the hip-hop world, one could argue that …

Startups

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

In Apple-Spotify World, SoundCloud Can’t Find Room

After years of trading physical dollars for digital dimes, the music industry is finally seeing a payoff. Subscriptions to streaming music services …

Apple Music

How a High-Tech Tattoo Artist Is Taking His Industry Digital

Tech News<p>The Raw Canvas is not your typical tattoo parlor, and Justin Nordine is no typical tattoo artist.<p>When Nordine, 36, left his successful career as a painter to open a tattoo studio in 2008, his friends and colleagues thought he was crazy. He left a master's program in art education and …

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Run The Jewels Prove They’re Bigger Than Rap On ‘RTJ3’

Once part of a thriving ecosystem of artists, rap duos have grown extinct in the modern landscape of music. The two-man teams we see these days are usually presented as one-off collabs or money grabs meant to milk a little extra profit from fans while each member only has to do half the work. …

The Importance Of Nas’ “Untitled” LP And How It Was Way Ahead Of Its Time

<i>Every once in a while, we let greatness slip through the cracks. In the ever-saturated market that is the modern-day Hip Hop music industry, it’s</i> …

15 Great Albums You Didn’t Hear in 2016

Haley Bonar, ‘Impossible Dream’<p>Don't let the title of Haley Bonar's seventh album fool you into mistaking this St. Paul singer-songwriter for some …

Merck Won a Mammoth $2.5 Billion from Gilead After Its Hepatitis C Drug Patent Suit

Merck (merck-co-inc) on Thursday was awarded $2.54 billion in royalties by a federal jury in a patent lawsuit against Gilead (gild) over Gilead‘s …

Music Industry Urges Trump to Strengthen Intellectual Property Laws

Nearly 20 music industry organizations have come together to pen an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking the incoming administration to …

Best Kodi Addons 2018

Kodi is one of the software media players which is designed for home theater PC use. It is an open-source project that runs on Windows, Linux, OS X, …

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Top 40 Hip Hop Albums 1999

1. Mos Def - Black On Both Sides<p><i>“You wanna know how to rhyme you better learn how to add / It’s mathematics” (Mathematics)</i><p>Mos Def’s masterpiece. Mos …

Rapsody Signs To Roc Nation

It’s official! Jay Z has given his seal of approval by recruiting North Carolina MC Rapsody. The rapper threw up the Roc sign in announcement of her …

Diary Of A Suburban Rap Scholar - If I Don’t Like It, I Don’t Like It... Don’t Mean That I’m Hating

In the wise wise wise words of Common, I wholeheartedly agree. The ‘Jiggy’ era in Hip Hop was… painful to say the least.<p>I fell in love with Hip Hop …

Here's the tracklist for Drake's new album, which is just called Views now

Goodbye, Views from the 6 — we hardly knew ye<p>Drake just shared the tracklist for his long awaited new album on Twitter, and it's arriving with a slightly tweaked name: <i>Views.</i> The album formerly known as <i>Views from the 6</i> is being released this Friday, so the title change is taking place at the last …