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Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Apple launched Apple Music to the world. And Apple’s always on, “progressive” radio station Beats 1 is currently censoring the music it plays worldwide. Apple, who gave Dr. Dre a “senior role” in the company when it acquired his Beats company last year, is bleeping out curse words in songs from The Chronic. “Beats 1 is a place for …

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Suge Knight: Black Kapital Records CEO Charged With Murder

Suge Knight, co-founder of Death Row Records and founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records, has been charged with murder in a hit and run death that took place near the set of a promotional shoot for Straight Outta Compton in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Knight was arrested at approximately 3 AM local time Friday morning in …

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Kelly Clarkson Drops New Album Hints on Twitter

Kelly Clarkson has been a busy mom since giving birth to daughter River Rose back in June. Now it seems the ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’ singer is dropping some significant hints about a new album in the works–her first in close to three years. Clarkson and hubby Brandon Blackstock have shared lots of photos of their baby girl via social …

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Dr. Dre Is The Highest Paid Musician Of 2014

Rapper and producer Dr. Dre raked in an estimated $620 million in 2014, making him the highest-paid musician this year, ahead of Beyonce Knowles, who earned a measly $115 million, by comparison. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young, made his 2014 millions through the sale of his bass-heavy Beats Electronics line of headphones and speakers to Apple Inc. for roughly $3 …

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Ice Cube Dishes On N.W.A. Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Rapper Ice Cube dished on the N.W.A. biographical film Straight Outta Compton when he made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on October 21, Monday. Ice Cube told host Jimmy Kimmel that the film had just wrapped principal photography and proudly shared that his son was starring in the film. “My son is in it, he plays me in the …

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Beats Music: Bought So Apple Could Shut It Down?

When Dr. Dre sold off Beats Music and the rest of his Beats brand for upwards of three billion dollars, it was assumed that Apple had big plans. The sort of plans that would allow Beats Music to flourish as is. However, a report by TechCrunch claimed that the tech giant intends to eventually shut down Beats Music. The $10 …

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Suge Knight Shot at Chris Brown’s Pre-VMAs Party

Suge Knight was reportedly shot multiple times at an unofficial pre-MTV VMAs party hosted by Chris Brown very early on Sunday morning. The former Death Road Records CEO was said to have been led to an ambulance by police following the shooting. Family members and sources have since indicated that although Knight was undergoing surgery several hours ago, his injuries …

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Apple Excitedly Welcomes Beats ‘To The Family’

Apple’s acquisition of Beats is officially official. The company even put out an extra special landing page welcoming the team to the Apple family. Most of its acquisitions are barely even acknowledged. Welcome to the family—Jimmy, Dre, Luke, Ian and the entire beats team! http://t.co/qECVlXlYQZ — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) August 1, 2014 Apple’s “welcome to the family” message says: Today we …

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Trent Reznor Will Remain With Beats Music

Trent Reznor is not leaving the Beats Music company. Last week, Apple announced that they would be purchasing Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion, and founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre would be joining the company. However, there was speculation that the company’s chief creative officer Reznor would not be following and was reportedly leaving the company. Despite …

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Apple Officially Announces Beats Acquisition

You knew it was coming, but now it’s official. Apple just made the announcement that it has agreed to acquire Beats Music and Beats Electronics. Co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will be joining the company. The price is approximately $2.6 billion and approximately $400 million that will vest over time. “Music is such an important part of all of …

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Apple Is Buying Beats Because It Has an Assload of Money (Says Funny or Die)

The big rumor in the tech world this week is that Apple is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, makers of the Beats by Dre headphones and recent launcher of a streaming music service. The news came out of left field, and left many analysts scrambling to figure out just what the hell was going on. Beats is a very …

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Dr. Dre Beats Deal: An Apple For Dre Keeps The Dr. Well Paid

Those who “forgot about Dre”, will remember him well after his recent Beats deal with Apple When he and Interscope buddy Jimmy Iovine came up with the idea for the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones in 2008, the invention was meant to supplant those god awful ear buds that come with your ipod. The still sought after headphones continue to …

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