Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer Calls Jay-Z’s Deal With NFL ‘Cold-Blooded’

Billboard News Jay-Z and Roc Nation’s deal with the NFL has angered many of those who stand with Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee for social injustice back in 2016. One person that recently spoke out on behalf of Kap was his attorney, Mark Geragos, who blasted Hov in an interview with ABC News(Aug. 19) for aligning with […]

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Universal Music Group Claims Tom Petty, Tupac and Steve Earle’s Original Masters Weren’t Lost in Fire

Billboard News A declaration filed late Wednesday calls into question the artists’ standing in a class action lawsuit. Universal Music Group is claiming three of the four artists still named in a class action lawsuit against the company did not lose original master recordings in a 2008 fire on the Universal Studios backlot. According to a declaration […]

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Kodak Black Expected to Plead Guilty in Federal Weapons Case

Billboards News Kodak Black is expected to plead guilty to federal weapons charges. A hearing is set for Thursday (Aug. 22) in Miami federal court. The decision comes months after an original plea of innocence. Prosecutors in May charged the 21-year-old rapper for crimes that involve falsifying information on federal forms to purchase three firearms. Prosecutors say one of […]

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Aaliyah Immortalized With New Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds

CNN.com Aaliyah lives on in many forms, and now there’s a new wax figure to celebrate her incredible life. Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas just unveiled its very first wax sculpture of the late R&B singer, immortalizing Aaliyah in one of her iconic looks. The spot-on wax statue is being rolled out Wednesday night in the […]

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Jay-Z’s Comments About NFL Deal Questioned by Miami Dolphins Athlete

Billboard News Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z and the league last week announced a partnership he characterized as a progressive step to carry on the campaign that Kaepernick began by kneeling during the national anthem to […]

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Tidal Adds Music, Video Sharing Social Features

Billboard News Tidal is becoming more social. From today, the streaming platform is unveiling upgrades which will allow its members to share music and video content via Instagram Stories, and tunes from Facebook Stories. For Tidal users on iOS and Android devices, the new sharing option will become visible when clicking the three-dot menu and selecting […]

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