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Rihanna Joins Lady Gaga In Accusations Of Plagiarism

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Rihanna‘s latest single may be topping the iTunes charts, but she is being accused of plagiarizing her song from an R&B performer called Just Brittany. Gossip Cop explains the controversy. “Rihanna is being accused of stealing ‘B**ch Better Have My Money.’ A number of Internet observers and news outlets are pointing to similarities between the… Read more »

Jay Z, Free Music, And The Reason TIDAL Changes The Music Industry

Jay-Z And The Rest Of TIDAL's Artists

Many have heard that Jay-Z recently acquired a new streaming service, TIDAL, but are they truly aware of the reasons behind it? This seemingly marks a game changer. Something similar to “for the people, by the people,” TIDAL is a music streaming service created “for the people, by the artists.” As from Jay-Z’s vision, it’s… Read more »

Rihanna Conquers Madonna On iTunes Singles Chart

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It’s quite ironic: Rihanna‘s latest single, which has received brutal reviews on social media, is — by far — selling more than Madonna’s “Ghosttown,” which has received universal praise on social media. Rihanna dropped her single last week, while Madonna’s record company started heavily promoting her new single at the same time. Both artists performed… Read more »

Metallica Sought To Intervene In Drug Charge Sentence

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Metallica has used their immense power in the entertainment world to assist in real-world causes in the past. In 2009, the band used their highly-visited website and social media accounts to assist in the search for a missing Virginia woman who went missing after one of their concerts. However, being asked to intervene when two… Read more »

The Rolling Stones Announce Tour Dates For ‘ZIP CODE’ Tour

The Rolling Stones Announce 2015 Tour Dates

The Rolling Stones is continuing to show that time is on their side as the legendary English rock band announced the dates for their North America based “ZIP CODE” tour set to take place later this year, per USA Today. This tour is coming off the heels of their huge tour in 2014, which spanned… Read more »

Noel Gallagher Talks About Financial Loss And Kendrick Lamar

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With his tour now in full swing, Noel Gallagher seems to be enjoying life at the moment. However, the 47-year-old singer-songwriter admits that he took a massive hit financially after leaving Oasis to pursue his solo career in 2009. After leaving Oasis amidst huge fight between his brother, Noel Gallagher started up his own record… Read more »

James Bay: Debut Album Kicks Kendrick Lamar Off The UK No. 1 Spot

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Make absolutely no mistake about this, you are going to be hearing a lot more about James Bay over the next few years. James recently won the prestigious Critics’ Choice Award in the 2015 Brit Awards and his hugely anticipated debut album Chaos And The Calm was released on March 23. It was no surprise… Read more »

Mariah Carey Las Vegas Ticket Sales Are Still Very Poor

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Mariah Carey may regret committing to her Las Vegas residency. It’s a little more than one month before her residency starts, but it appears that people just don’t care about “The Voice” as much as they used to. Tickets for the first date are doing fine (although not even close to selling out), but unless… Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ Spawned Six Billboard Hot 100 Hits

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar released his highly-anticipated album To Pimp a Butterfly this month and it immediately sparked conversation about the social-political topics it covers. This week, To Pimp a Butterfly became Kendrick Lamar’s first number one album. But not surprising to critics, individual songs on Kendrick’s album have gotten rankings of their own. The two… Read more »