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Musicians’ union sues Warner Bros., Paramount and MGM over outsourcing

L.A. Times “The suit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Friday, said the studios breached the agreement by outsourcing scoring work on “Interstellar,” which was produced by Warner Bros. and Paramount; Warner’s “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”; and … Continue reading

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Kardashian and West Lawsuit Over Leaked Proposal Video Moves Forward

NBC Los Angeles “Kardashian and West’s lawsuit says Hurley broke the confidentiality agreement by posting the 2½-minute video and that he was liable for claims of fraud and unjust enrichment.” Full Article…

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Rapper Killer Mike to lecture on race at MIT

L.A. Times “After turning in two excellent weekend performances in Indio with his duo Run the Jewels (alongside collaborator El-P), the outspoken rapper will elaborate on his work’s many deeply felt depictions of American race relations in a talk at … Continue reading

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‘Furious 7′ First Soundtrack in a Decade to Rule Album & Singles Charts

Billboard “The Furious 7 soundtrack jumps to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 dated April 25, while its smash song “See You Again,” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, concurrently vaults 10-1 on the Hot 100.” Full Article…

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Jay Z Wins Lawsuit Against Chauncey Mahan, Retains Ownership Of Roc-A-Fella Recordings

Hip Hop DX “Nearly a year ago, a sound engineer by the name of Chauncey Mahan, who worked on Vol 3… and was credited for engineering on songs like “Big Pimpin’” and “Change The Game,” brought forth a lawsuit against … Continue reading

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Universal Music Group Proposes $11.5M Settlement With Recording Artists

CBS Los Angeles “Universal Music Group is proposing to settle claims of shorting recording artists on royalties from digital downloads with up to $11.5 million and increased future royalties for about 7,500 artists.” Full Article…

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Jay Z pulls his 1996 album ‘Reasonable Doubt’ off Spotify

L.A. Times “Jay Z has pulled his canonical 1996 album “Reasonable Doubt” off of Spotify and put it onto Tidal, his own service that re-launched last week with much of pop music’s elite in tow. He joins Taylor Swift among … Continue reading

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Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder killed in car crash

L.A. Times “Burns was killed when his car veered off a road in Georgia and collided with a tree and a mailbox.” Full Article…

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Jay Z’s Tidal Music Streaming Service

L.A. Times “With the scripted sheen of one of his videos, rapper Jay Z led a parade of music royalty before reporters Monday to unveil a new music streaming service — Tidal — that it says will ensure artists get … Continue reading

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The Internet Took The Album Away, And Now It’s Giving It Back

The Verge “In the last year there’s been a noticeable wave of top-tier artists producing great, cohesive album-length projects, rather than just chasing singles. Artists like St. Vincent, Lana Del Rey, and Taylor Swift all put out albums in 2014 … Continue reading

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