I'm One of the Attorneys Suing Spotify. And Here's Why the Music Modernization Act Makes Little Sense.

My law firm currently represents multiple songwriters and publishers in copyright litigation against Spotify that, in total, involve approximately 2,500 musical compositions. The allegations are that Spotify built a multi-billion dollar business with no assets other than the songs available on its digital platform, but without building the infrastructure needed …

Claptone is Cooking Up a Fresh Show For One Mix on Beats 1

Beats 1’s weekly radio show, One Mix, has made a name for itself consistently hosting talented artists from all across the electronic music spectrum.  To send f 2017, it featured a 24 hour mix session with some the year’s best selections, hosted by Anna Lunoe and Jamie Jones. One Mix …

The Rap Map: Meet 5 Talented Artists From Houston

Over the past seven months, our Rap Map series has ventured across six different U.S. cities, highlighting a handful promising artists in each market. As your faithful rap cartographer, I can write with confidence that Houston’s rap scene is unlike any other. You see, by the mid-2000s, Houston hip-hop was …

Xscape's New EP 'Here For It' Drops Next Month

Xscape has announced that their new EP, Here For It, is set to drop next month. However, there's one major caveat— it'll reportedly arrive without contribution from Kandi Burrus, per The Jasmine Brand. Kandi's absence on the project isn't surprising. Back in November during a visit to Bravo's Watch What Happens Live to promote …

MK Is Laying Down Some House Anthems This Week Beats 1 One Mix

Electronic music’s deepest roots lie in Detroit. The Motor City fostered a sound and culture that continues to hold precedence even today. Many revere the underground techno and house sounds that emerged from Detroit.  During the ‘90s, Marc Kinchen fueled his passion for electronic music by bringing forth infectious house …

Cassie Delivers a Sexy Video for 'Don't Play It Safe'

Cassie is back with a breezy, sensual new video for "Don't Play It Safe." The song, produced by Kaytranada, was released late last year, and it gets visual treatment. The video features a chilled out Cassie hanging out on her beautiful balcony, taking a dip in the pool and relaxing …