Monthly archives: July, 2013

Just Blaze On Ninja Turtle Video Game

Cowabunga! Just Blaze was commissioned to contribute with the music in the TMNT: Out Of The Shadows, which drops August 28 for PSN, XBLA and PC. He spoke to Xbox how it came about, the experience and characters. “It’s ironic to come full-circle and now be working on a project that embodies a major part of my childhood…


Selena Gomez Knocks Jay Z From Top of Billboard 200 With First No. 1 Album

This week, Selena Gomez collects her first No. 1 title on the Billboard 200 with the arrival of “Stars Dance.” The Hollywood Records release sold 97,000 copies in its first week—a career-high frame for the singer. Each of her four albums have steadily grown larger in their debut weeks, bowing with successively bigger sums and…


TouchKeys Promises To Add Multi-Touch Expression To Your Existing Keyboard

UK reader Andrew McPherson has launched a Kickstarter campaign for TouchKeys – a project that promises to ‘add continuous expressive control to any keyboard’. McPherson is Assistant Professor in Digital Media at the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London. TouchKeys grows out of his work at the Centre. What are the TouchKeys?…


Time Warner Cable, CBS Fee Row Escalates

The fee dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. took an odd turn when the cable giant announced it was turning off the broadcaster in three major cities, then quickly reversed the decision. The two sides negotiated through the day Monday to avoid a programming blackout and kept extending the deadline. Around 9 p.m….


DMX Files For Bankruptcy, Owes $1.24 Million In Child Support

Welp, DMX’s troubles just went from bad to worse as the rapper has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to court papers obtained by the Wall Street Journal, the father of 10 owes a staggering $1.24 million in back child support, over $20,000 on an auto lease, hundreds in medical bills and more….


Video: Hit-Boy On The America’s Most Wanted Tour 2013

Fresh off the G-LIFE X HIT-BOY studio tour bus, take look at Hit-Boy and HS87′s audio experimental sessions from America’s Most Wanted Tour 2013. [RealTalkNY]


Mike Will Speaks On Jay Z’s “Beach Is Better”

Mike Will Made It speaks on producing Jay Z’s, “Beach Is Better.” [RealTalkNY]


T.I. On The View

The Kang sat alongside the ladies of The View yesterday morning. He spoke on his reality show, The Family Hustle, working with Robin Thicke and more. [RapRadar]


Talib Kweli Says Hi-Tek’s Beats “Made The Difference” Early In His Career

A pre-fame Talib Kweli’s life changed when he got his girlfriend pregnant. “Then it was on,” he says during an interview with The Combat Jack Show. “Then it was like, ‘I either have to stop this rap shit and go back to school and get a craft and just do it up, or I got to…


Australian Inquiry Into Price Hikes for iTunes, Software Propose Geo-Block Ban

An Australian parliamentary inquiry into the high prices of digital music and software Down Under has recommended that consumers find ways to legally bypass geo-blocking technology to find a better deal. A total ban on geo-blocking hasn’t been ruled out. The Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications has concluded its 12-month investigation into IT price…