Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Jay-Z Launches Cannabis Line Called Monogram

Jay Z launched a cannabis line called Monogram Friday. It's a partnership with California cannabis company Caliva. The website teases glossy shots of marijuana but gives no information on what it...

Donna Caseine Promoted To EVP, Global Creative Director At Resevoir

Donna Caseine has been promoted to EVP – Global Creative Director at Resevoir. Since Caseine joined Reservoir in 2016, the company launched official offices in Los Angeles and Nashville, adding...

Twitch Copyright Woes Worsen As ‘Thousands’ Of Videos Are Deleted Over DMCA Infringement

Amazon-owned live streaming platform Twitch has been hit with “thousands” of DMCA infringement notifications over copyrighted music used in videos. As first reported by journalist Rod Breslau on Twitter yesterday (October 20),...

LA Reid Sells Catalog To Hipgnosis, Joins Board Of The Family Music LTD.

L.A Reid has sold 100% of publishing interests and writer’s share of income in his music catalog, comprising 162 songs, to Hipgnosis Songs Fund. In addition, Reid is joining the...

Tiffany R. Warren Appointed EVP, Chief Diversity And Inclusion Officer At Sony Music Group

Sony Music Group (SMG) has appointed Tiffany R. Warren to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. She will work with all of Sony...

Stevie Wonder Releases 2 New Songs, Gives Health Update

Stevie Wonder has released two new songs reflecting the current times that he hopes inspires change. The piano-playing icon dropped the tracks “Where Is Our Love Song” and “Can’t Put It In the...

WME And Agent Brent Smith Part Ways After Investigation

Hip-hop agent Brent Smith is out at WME, weeks after he was suspended for reported behavioral issues. “Following an investigation based on complaints of bullying behavior by Brent Smith, WME and Brent...

Killer Mike & Ryan Glover Launch Greenwood

Run the Jewels rapper Killer Mike has teamed with Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover to launch an online banking service, Greenwood, that aims to make it easier for consumers to support Black-owned banks...

Kobalt Extends Worldwide Deal With Producer Teddy Walton

Kobalt has inked a worldwide renewed partnership with songwriter, producer, and DJ, Teddy Walton. The global deal encompasses administration, synchronization, and creative support for his current catalog, upcoming debut solo...

BMG Eliminates Controlled Composition Clauses From Its U.S. Record Contracts

BMG has announced that it is eliminating a standard US record label deduction which serves to reduce the income of songwriters, composers, and lyricists. Across the US industry, the various discounts and caps which are...
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