Hip Hop News

Robin Thicke Reunites with Pharrell on ‘Take Me Higher’

Nearly eight years since topping the charts with “Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke reunites with Pharrell Williams on “Higher.” On the funky bop, produced by The Neptunes hitmaker, the R&B crooner brings the feel-good vibes. The uptempo track, which samples Kool & the Gang’s “Ladies’ Night,” will be featured during ESPN and ABC’s coverage of the… Read More

Music Industry News

Native Instruments Sold Again — Majority Stake Purchased by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners has purchased a majority stake in Native Instruments. Photo Credit: Ricardo Abreu Berlin-headquartered music-hardware company Native Instruments has sold once again, this time to San Francisco- and London-based private equity firm Francisco Partners. Native Instruments and Francisco Partners recently unveiled the sale, which is expected to formally close in 2021’s first quarter, via […]

Music Industry News

Bob Dylan Faces $7.25 Million Lawsuit After Selling His Catalog to Universal Music

Bob Dylan performing live. Photo Credit: Alberto Cabello About six weeks after selling his entire catalog to Universal Music Publishing Group, in a deal that was reportedly worth over $300 million, Bob Dylan is facing a $7.25 million suit from the estate of songwriter, theater director, and psychologist Jacques Levy. Jacques Levy’s wife, Claudia Levy, […]