| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Only at MTV's Video Music Awards could Madonna tongue kiss Britney Spears, Diana Ross grope Lil Kim, Eminem threaten Moby and Kanye West make Taylor Swift cry.
To celebrate Sunday's 30th annual ceremony (yes, you are that old) we took a look back at...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Infinity Ward and Activision unveiled a host of online multiplayer features this morning for the latest entry in the “Call […]...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Detroit rapper Eminem released the first glimpse of his forthcoming, as-yet-untitled new album via a “Call of Duty: Ghost” trailer on Wednesday, and it shows a man focused on a return to greatness as voluminous, venom-filled and explosive as...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:40 AM
In hip-hop, it's one thing to ride hard for your respective side of the country. It's another thing entirely to declare yourself the undisputed bicoastal titan, and call out a laundry list of successful peer MCs you want to eradicate from the history...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are donating $70 million to USC for a new academy that they say will give students the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music industry.
Scheduled to be announced by Dre (whose given...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are scheduled to announce Wednesday a $70-million donation to USC for a new academy that they say will give students new facilities and the tools they need to break into the rapidly changing music...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Though it begins as a slick, tongue-in-cheek guide to successful dope dealing (think: a kind of latter day "Steal This Book"), the documentary "How to Make Money Selling Drugs" masterfully evolves into something far more vital, cogent and impressive....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To judge by the media coverage this summer, only two hip-hop albums of note have been released. Both were recorded by multi-platinum multimillionaires raised on first- and second-generation hip-hop.
As even your grandma could probably tell you, these...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Vevo, an online streaming service for music videos, has launched on Windows 8, the company said Wednesday.
Users of the Microsoft operating system can access Vevo, which has 75,000 videos, through Vevo's app.
The New York-based company, which...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.
This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Better late than never.
Artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Eminem got a big boost in the eyes of the Recording Industry Assn. of America in May as the music business tracker began to count streams of songs online.
The industry group said...