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YouTube Removes NLE Choppa Video for ‘Fake-Ass Coronavirus’ Lyric

NLE Choppa in August of 2020. Photo Credit: Bryson Johnson YouTube has removed the music video for NLE Choppa’s “Paradise” because the track contains a “fake-ass coronavirus” lyric in violation of the Google-owned platform’s “COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy.” NLE Choppa, full name Bryson Lashun Potts, recently announced that YouTube had pulled the official video for […]

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Coachella and Soul’d Out Productions Settle Years-Running ‘Radius Clause’ Lawsuit

Portland-based music festival promoter Soul’d Out Productions’ ‘radius clause’ lawsuit against Coachella has officially drawn to a close, a new courtroom document reveals. Digital Music News has covered the years-running complaint – and plaintiff Soul’d Out’s qualms with the “radius clause” that Coachella acts are required to accept – since shortly after its arrival in […]

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Is Your Apple Music Not Syncing? — iCloud Library Problems Fixed, For Now

Photo Credit: Omid Armin Apple Music not syncing? An ongoing issue prevented iCloud Music libraries from syncing. Over the last 72 hours, many Apple Music users have experienced issues with the service. Subscribers took to the internet to complain about being unable to access their music libraries. “Why is Apple Music not syncing my iCloud […]

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Twitter Will Start Verifying Accounts Again – Here’s What We Know

Photo Credit: Claudio Schwarz Twitter is relaunching its accounts verification process after suspending it earlier this year. But there are some changes. App engineer Jane Wong revealed the news that Twitter may be working on a new verification process in June. On Tuesday, Twitter officially unveiled the new verify accounts process, which will roll out […]

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The Weeknd Calls the Grammys ‘Corrupt’ — Grammys CEO Responds

After failing to receive a Grammy nomination despite the immense commercial success of his After Hours album, The Weeknd has called the annual awards show “corrupt” – prompting the Recording Academy’s interim president and CEO, Harvey Mason Jr., to respond. Yesterday, the Recording Academy unveiled the list of artists and professionals who’re in the running […]

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‘Small Town Saturday Night’ Singer Hal Ketchum Passes Away at 67

Hal Ketchum. Photo Credit: B! Noticed PR “Small Town Saturday Night” singer Hal Ketchum has passed away at the age of 67 due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. The Greenwich, New York-born country artist’s wife, Andrea, announced the unfortunate news this afternoon, in a Facebook post. This short message discloses that Hal Ketchum – who’d […]