Music Industry News

Big Machine Sells to Scooter Braun for a Cool $300 Million — Taylor Swift Calls the Deal ‘My Worst Case Scenario’

Industry power-player Scooter Braun has just nabbed Big Machine for $300 million.  But Taylor Swift — who found out about the deal online -— absolutely hates both the buyer and the seller. She didn’t have a vote in the deal, nor was she informed about it beforehand.  But Taylor Swift is making her opinion on […]

The post Big Machine Sells to Scooter Braun for a Cool $300 Million — Taylor Swift Calls the Deal ‘My Worst Case Scenario’ appeared first on Digital Music News.

Music Industry News

Taylor Swift Slams Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun as the Worst Human Beings on the Planet — Here’s Her Full Statement

Taylor Swift says she was blindsided by the recently-announced $300 million+ acquisition of Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Label Group by Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings. Taylor first published her extensive personal takedown on Tumblr.  Here it is: “For years I asked, pleaded for a chance to own my work. Instead I was given an opportunity to sign […]

The post Taylor Swift Slams Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun as the Worst Human Beings on the Planet — Here’s Her Full Statement appeared first on Digital Music News.

Music Industry News

Scott Borchetta Responds to Taylor Swift’s Character Assassination: ‘It’s Time For Some Truth…’

It’s been an event-filled weekend for Big Machine Label Group founder Scott Borchetta. Leading into the weekend, Borchetta finalized the terms of a $300 million-plus sale of Big Machine Label Group to Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings (more on that deal here).  The deal was formally announced on the morning of June 30th, though Borchetta was […]

The post Scott Borchetta Responds to Taylor Swift’s Character Assassination: ‘It’s Time For Some Truth…’ appeared first on Digital Music News.

Hip Hop News

Schoolboy Q Warns Against The Destructive Cycle Of Gang Violence In His Somber ‘Dangerous’ Video

[embedded content] Share This Video The rollout for Schoolboy Q’s new album may have been less than perfect to start, but now that it’s in full swing, he’s delivered a number of inventive videos that have kept it in the forefront of the discourse. Schoolboy’s latest Kid Cudi-featuring Crash Talk single “Dangerous” is the latest […]

Hip Hop News

J. Cole Shares A Trailer For A Documentary About The ‘Revenge Of The Dreamers III’ Recording Sessions

[embedded content] Share This Video Dreamville‘s Revenge Of The Dreamers III recording sessions were one of the most widely buzzed-about events of the year, as fans wondered just what was going on behind the scenes at the Atlanta recording studio where J. Cole and crew holed up with a who’s-who of hip-hop superstars. Now, those […]

Hip Hop News

Daisy Ridley Perfectly Rapped Lil Kim’s ‘Lady Marmalade’ Verse During A Late Night Interview

[embedded content] Share This Video While on promotional tour for the Shakespearean historical drama Ophelia, Daisy Ridley stopped by The Tonight Show to chat with Jimmy Fallon about the new movie, which releases this Friday, June 28. During the course of the conversation, the pair address the upcoming Star Wars finale, Rise Of Skywalker, leading […]