Monthly archives: May, 2012

Smoking And Joking With Jonny Shipes Part 2

In Part 2 we talk about how Shipes came across Big K.R.I.T., who he finally signed him, and why he turned to Def Jam instead of staying independent. He also talks about what he’s got coming up, including introducing his new artists Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era crew.


Meek Mill – Club Paradise Tour (Vlog #3)

Follow Meek Mill as he gives you an inside look to his first major tour, Club Paradise. Watch as he goes from Alabama to Atlanta, performing, bowling, doing radio interviews and getting a brand new tattoo!! Appearances from French Montana and more!! Documented by Jon J.


Pete Rock Tours His Record Collection


An Interview With Ron Sobel – President of North Star Media, a music

In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Ron Sobel, president of a California Publishing Company, talks about various topics pertaining to publishing and the music industry.


10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wish For Overnight Success

1. You won’t be mentally prepared to deal with all of the fame, fortune, and international attention. You will crash and burn. Remember what happened to Susan Boyle? 2. You won’t be well-rehearsed or experienced enough and your performance won’t be ready for overnight global attention. Remember what happened to Ashlee Simpson on Saturday Night…


Forget the Post-PC World. Google Glasses are Preparing for the Post-Phone World

There have been lots of snickers about Sergey Brin walking around Silicon Valley wearing the Google Glasses. I’ve been bearish about Google in the last 8 – 12 months and made a few jokes at the expense of these glasses, the driverless car, the asteroid colony investment (which I think was a personal investment by…


2 Chainz Decodes “No Lie”

While bobbing along to his own single, 2 Chainz gives Life+Times a breakdown of the track’s meaning and how its inspiration derived from a strong weed named, Gas. Ok, who dealt it?


Bobby V Signs With eOne Music

Bobby V officially announced his indie move today, bringing his production label Blu Kolla Dreams to eOne (formerly Koch). I never hate on someone taking their destiny in their own hands and going indie. Check out the press release below: (May 30, 2012 — New York, NY) – R&B star Bobby V and his Blu…


Producer Rico Beats Talks Making Of Pusha T’s “Exodus 23:1,” Says Lil’ Wayne Wasn’t Mentioned During Recording

Rico Beats, the producer behind Pusha T‘s controversial “Exodus 23:1,” who also coincidentally produced Nicki Minaj and Lil’ Wayne‘s “Roman Reloaded,” recently shed some light on the meaning behind the record in an interview with MTV. Rico says that during the recording of the song, Lil’ Wayne’s name was not discussed at all. He says,…


Warner Music Group Looking For New CEO?

Via the NY Post: Warner Music Group, controlled by billionaire Len Blavatnik, has been quietly reaching out to music execs as it prepares for the eventual exit of Stephen Cooper, a caretaker CEO who is expected to turn the company over to his replacement. Sources say Blavatnik has been sending out feelers recently in search…