The NBA has recruited Kanye West’s latest single, "Amazing," as the musical backdrop for its 2009 playoffs campaign.
Charles Rosenzweig, NBA senior VP, entertainment & player marketing, calls the selection a "no brainer. For decades the NBA has enjoyed an extensive relationship with the music industry—it is part of our game, our presentation, our marketing. This is a classic case where we heard the…Continue
From BallerStatus.com -- The auction of Michael Jackson's personal items, scheduled for later this month, has been called off, after a settlement was reached between Julien's Auctions and Jackson's camp.
The King of Pop sued the auction company in March, claiming that many of the items for sale, removed from his Neverland Ranch,… Continue
One thing is for certain - the six month old MySpace Music project is throwing off a lot of cash to the labels. That’s because MySpace’s 75 million or so U.S. users are streaming literally billions of songs a month. And they have to pay for every song streamed.
Labels are known to give streaming rates for on demand music of around half a cent per song play, but they are negotiated on a deal by deal and label by label basis. Journalists… Continue
In the new issue of Rolling Stone, Hulk Hogan goes off on his wife Linda Bollea, 48, for leaving him for “some shaggy-haired pool boy 30 years her junior.”
“I could have turned everything into a crime scene, like OJ, cutting everybody’s throat,” says Hogan, 55. (Simpson was acquitted of killing his ex wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1995.)
On Apr. 9, Hogan appeared in court to request that a judge… Continue
MADISON, Wis. - A nurse was called out of surgery so a manager could tell her she was being laid off. Dean Health said the surgery was minor and the patient wasn't affected, but the manager who summoned the nurse from surgery violated medical protocol. Dean Health spokesman Paul Pitas said the incident happened at Dean's West Clinic in Madison on Wednesday or… Continue
As a prelude to Eminem's 1st album in 4 years, "Relapse", Shadyville DJ Mr. Peter Parker has compiled a collection of Em's early material. Somewhere between 1996 and 1999, after his failed album Infinite ('95) and hitting rock bottom personally, Eminem developed his Slim Shady alias as an alter ego. These
new songs recorded as "Shady" are the ones that began to get… Continue
The Wu-Tang Clan Rapper Signs Deal With EMI Label Services To Release Follow-Up To 1995 Hip-Hop Classic This Summer in US, Canada
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 Features The RZA, Dr. Dre, J Dilla, Others
(NEW YORK – April 15, 2009) – Ready to give his worldwide following what they’ve been waiting for, the Wu-Tang Clan’s rhyme slinger extraordinaire Raekwon is set to return this summer with Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Continue