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    Nicki Minaj Denies Copyright Infringement in Response to Tracy Chapman Lawsuit

    Nicki Minaj has formally denied committing copyright infringement in response to Tracy Chapman’s October 2018 lawsuit. Chapman claims that Minaj’s unreleased Nas collaboration “Sorry,” which interpolates the songwriter’s 1988 cut “Baby Can I Hold You,” uses her material without permission. As The Blast and Pitchfork report, Minaj filed a formal response to the suit in California federal court on February 22nd. […] More

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    Grammys Bosses Forced To Comment On ‘Leaked’ Winners’ List

    The Recording Academy has addressed claims the 2019 Grammys winners has leaked, stating there is “no legitimacy” to a list circulating online. On Monday a Twitter account called @mainpopdata posted a series of tweets which contained the alleged winners, including Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. However, the body which is in charge of the Grammys moved quickly […] More

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    DJ Murdered For Playing “BORING MUSIC”

    He was apparently killed by partygoers at the venue According to multiple reports, a DJ in Uganda was allegedly killed by partygoers for playing bad or boring music. The incident took place last week at a dance club in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda, where Jerry Okirwoth, a part time DJ and student at Parombo Secondary School in […] More

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    Lenny Kravitz: ‘I was turned away by record companies because my music wasn’t black enough’

    Lenny Kravitz has revealed that he was often turned away by record companies during the early part of his career because his music “wasn’t black enough”. The musician approached a number of record companies with his unique brand of arena rock, but he claims they weren’t interested. He told Variety magazine: ”I just knew that I was singing […] More

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    UK Dominated By Afro Sounds

    About five years ago, the British media sent itself into a frenzy when it was announced that Cockney – a derided but traditional London dialect – was entering its final days, to be replaced by Multicultural London English (MLE). Today, MLE is the sound of the city’s youth, a vocal mix of the capital’s past […] More

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    Beyonce annouces scholarship

    Beyoncé revealed that thanks to its #BeyGOOD initiative, four HBCUs including Xavier University of Louisiana, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University and Bethune-Cookman University – will receive the new Homecoming Scholars Award for 2018 – 2019 academic year. Indeed, the collegiate theme embraced throughout the superstar’s performance – complete with a walking group that could literally have […] More

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