MUSIC INDUSTRY SKULL DUGGERY: JIMMY IOVINE, EMINEM, SKEPTA AND DMCA (DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT) ABUSE
Last week I posted the news that UK artist Skepta’s new single Dare To Dream had been removed from YouTube and passed on to golden boy Eminem by Interscope Records founder Jimmy Iovine (Click HERE to read all about it). And since then it’s been revealed just how this all went down. Website Torrent Freak writes, After “Dare to Dream” was put up on YouTube one of its early listeners was Jimmy Iovine, founder of Interscope records. Recognizing quality, Iovine had plans […]
Hot 97 radio personality Cipha Sounds (real name Luis Diaz) has been suspended after he said live on air, “the reason I’m H.I.V Negative is because I don’t mess with Haitian girls”. Earlier this week, Alexandra Cameron, SVP Market Manager for the station said that Diaz would not be fired, “he’s a young man who made a mistake, does not have a track record of any malice and we are handling this as an internal matter.” Diaz has also since apologised for […]
Earlier this year it was announced that the singer Akon would be releasing a new fragrance called Konvict, and as you can see below the bottle was shaped like a handcuff. People were not impressed. Myself included. Akon must have realized that perhaps it wasn’t such a good idea to be seen endorsing this foolishness, because today Rhymes With Snitch reports that the singer has now distanced himself from the product. Akon says he was in talks with a fragrance company to […]
I received this email today from a UK based Hip Hop producer…. Sup, lemme know if you wanna review this album. Peace. SMH!!!!! Now can somebody do the honours and please tell me what the problem is here??? Where did this individual go wrong with this written request?
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry……… Producers Jeff Mullen and Scott David of X-Play have announced Not The Cosbys XXX as the next entry in their string of TV parodies. The porn spoof of NBC’s “The Cosby Show” begins production Dec. 9 on a 12-day shooting schedule. X-Play promises an authentic reproduction of the top-rated 1980s sitcom, with a mainstream actor mimicking Bill Cosby’s beloved Cliff Huxtable character. “We’re actually shooting two ‘Cosby’ movies at the same time,” Mullen told […]