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Jermaine Dupri just earned a major victory—not only for himself, but the entire hip-hop community.
Kendrick Lamar‘s latest album “DAMN.” which was released on April has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. K Dot took to Instagram to make the announcement.
While it is no longer surprising to state that streaming, in general, is altering the music business, certain kinds of music now have power like never before because of this new model.
Emmis Communications has agreed to sell leading hip-hop station Power 106 in Los Angeles to the media arm of Meruelo Group, a holding company based in California. The price tag: $82.75 million, pending FCC and other approvals by regulators.
For someone who’s received as many James Brown comparisons as Bruno Mars has, it makes sense that he’d be very aware of the impact that black artists have had on the American music scene, but in a recent interview with Latina, the “Uptown Funk” star took it a step further, breaking down why American music is black music.
More details are coming in about the arrest of Desiigner and four of his friends in New York City on Friday morning, September 9.