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Universal Reportedly Ending Streaming Exclusives After Frank Ocean Album Release

This news comes from a very brief note written by industry insider Bob Lefsetz on his daily newsletter via The Guardian, where he states that UMG Lucian Grainge CEO sent out an email to company executives ending all future exclusives.

Frank Ocean Releases List of Favorite Songs in 'Boys Don't Cry' Zine

In the wake of the release of his latest album, 'Blonde,' Frank Ocean has listed his favorite songs on the zine for 'Boys Don’t Cry.' 'Blonde' was hotly anticipated following his hit album 'Channel Orange,' released in 2012, and was finally ...

Kanye West Encourages Radio To Play New Frank Ocean Music

Kanye West has a bone to pick with radio executives. The rapper is encouraging radio stations across the globe to start playing Frank Ocean's music. His plea written on Twitter is best summed up in his line "radio has to support amazing artists."

Daft Punk, The Weeknd Reportedly Working Together

It has been three years since fans have heard from Daft Punk, but that may be changing somewhat soon. According to Wendy Goldstein, the Executive Vice President of A&R at Republic Records, there was session in July between the "Get Lucky" group and ...

Frank Ocean's Mother Tells Fans Not to Pay for Magazine Accompanying 'Blonde' on eBay

In a strange twist, Frank Ocean’s mother Katonya Breaux is telling fans not to pay expensive prices on eBay for the magazine accompanying his new 'Blonde' album. A small amount of copies were distributed this past Sunday (Aug. 21) and now some are ...

Same Inmate Behind Justin Bieber Murder Plot Behind Vermont Anthrax Hoax

The same inmate who was behind the plot in New Mexico to murder Justin Bieber was also behind an anthrax hoax in Vermont this past Thursday (Aug. 18). A Vermont courthouse was threatened by the scare when the inmate was being sentenced for the death ...

Lil B Confirms Working With Frank Ocean On Album 'Boys Don't Cry'

The pair were seen together working on music in an Instagram post in 2014 and with all of the delays to Boy's Don't Cry, that has gotten lost in the shuffle. In a new interview, Lil B confirms they did work together on the project, but has no new ...

Seal No Longer Working With Major Record Labels to Focus on Singles, Not Albums

Following the end of his contract with record label Warner Bros., Seal noted he is no longer planning on making full-length studio albums. Instead, the "Kiss From a Rose" singer intends to focus on releasing singles because he believes they are more ...

Anthony Hamilton New Music Video 'Love Is An Angry Thing' & Fall Tour with Eric Benet [WATCH]

Anthony Hamilton has used his 2016 What I'm Feelin album to take his fans on a musical journey full of emotional medlies and soul, soon to be performed live onstage for his forthcoming concert with Eric Benet and others. The lyrics to his latest ...

Nick Cannon Talks "Having A Good Time" with Chilli & New Video 'If I Was Your Man' [WATCH]

The brewing connection between Nick Cannon and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas have left fans curious about their relationship status. Now, with the TLC member starring as his leading lady in the upcoming music video for his latest single, "If I Was Your ...

Faith Evans Readies 'The King & I' Album with Stevie J and Other Bad Boy Hitmen Producers

In preparation for the release of The King & I album, Faith Evans has linked up with some familiar producers from her Bad Boy family, like Love & Hip Hop Atlanta's Stevie J, plus others to create a dynamic project.

Producer Malay Explains Frank Ocean Album Delay to Fan on Reddit

Frank Ocean’s frequent producer Malay has explained the delay of Ocean's album Boys Don’t Cry to an avid fan on Reddit. He had previously warned fans that he wouldn’t be giving updates on the follow-up album to Channel Orange, but it got to the ...

Relive the 90s With Nostalgic Tour Featuring Spin Doctors, Vertical Horizon, Sisqo and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

TeenNick's programming block The Splat has gathered various artists and bands from the 90s such as the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Sisqo, Vertical Horizon, Sugar Ray, the Spin Doctors and more for this year's 90s Fest tour. The event will be hosted by ...

'Hidden Figures' Trailer: Janelle Monae as Mary Jackson, Pharrell Williams Soundtrack [WATCH]

The full official trailer for the upcoming film Hidden Figures has just been released and it is everything! Not only does the film star Janelle Monae in her first big screen role as NASA visionary Mary Jackson, but it also features the genius of ...

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