Instagram's Just-Launched IGTV Will Include Music Rights Management

Instagram’s IGTV could seriously change the game for music video monetization — starting in just a few months. Instagram’s long-form video platform could seriously shake up music video monetization, while finally giving industry a YouTube alternative. Just today, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom confirmed that the just-launched IGTV will include music monetization, embedded ads, and other paid […]

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Rite Hook & Chris Rivers Stay Present In "The Motions" Videos

HipHopDX Premiere: Rite Hook and Chris Rivers have connected for a new video called “The Motions.” The track comes from Leedz Entertainment’s recently released compilation, Eastern Standard. Directed by Myster DL Ill Mannered Films and Photography, the visual finds the Boston-bred Hook and Bronx-raised Rivers (Big Pun’s son) scfing at those who try to bring them down. Both […]

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Everyone Involved With Kanye and Kid Cudi’s New Album

The concept behind Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s new album, Kids See Ghosts, is collaboration. It’s a partnership between the two artists who have worked closely for over a decade, but never ficially solidified that relationship as a fully formed musical duo until now. (They operate as Kids See Ghosts.) But no Kanye production is […]

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Apple Music's Web Player Now Streams Entire Songs No iTunes Needed

With Apple Music now compatible with embeddable widgets, the Cupertino-based company takes yet another step back from iTunes.  Here’s why that’s a great thing. Several months ago, Digital Music News shared some pretty interesting news. Sources inside the company confirmed that Apple would shut down iTunes in ‘early 2019.’  Specifically, internal roadmaps showed that the […]

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Michelle Obama Reveals Cover For “BECOMING” Memoir

Anyone asked by Jimmy Kimmel to name a book can proudly say Michelle Obama’s BECOMING.  The former first lady took to Instagram to reveal the cover for the upcoming memoir, which will be out November 28. “I’m thrilled to share with all you the cover for BECOMING.” Mrs Obama wrote in the post “The process writing this book […]

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