Chuck D. Gets Down With ESPN

Chuck D. recently composed a rap themed jingle for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Recorded with Public Enemy associate Gary "G Wiz." The intro theme has already drawn praise from Sunday Night Baseball broadcasters Jon Miller and Joe Morgan. "I know baseball, so my whole thing is to make a lot of metaphors, don’t go too […]

Hip-Hop Heavy Hitters T-Off

Heavy hitters in the hip-hop industry are gathering Sunday (June 23) to play golf, helping to raise money for the National Minority Junior Golf Scholarship Association, which supports minority students through college. Luke (Luke Records), Lyor Cohen (Chairman of the Island Def Jam Music Group) and Kedar Massenberg (CEO of Motown) will be among the […]

Dre Remixes The Stones, Wins Award

Dr. Dre has remixed a cut for legendary rock group, the Rolling Stones. The remix to the Stone’s 1978 hit "Miss You," will be featured on the new Austin Powers movie "Goldmember." The soundtrack hits the stores next month while the movie, which also stars Beyonce Knowles, hits theaters September 19th. The album also features […]

Audiogalaxy Halts Downloads, Settles With Music Industry

Audiogalaxy reached a settlement with the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) and the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), agreeing to obtain permission from copyright holders before allowing users to swap songs. The agreement halted all trading of songs yesterday (June 17). Audiogalaxy had already started filtering songs in an attempt to avoid the same […]