Chicago artists continue to break barriers in the music industry. Following in the footsteps of his big homie Kanye West, Chance The Rapper’s new Coloring Book will chart on Billboard based off of streaming numbers alone. The mixtape is exclusively streaming on Apple Music, similar to Kanye’s exclusive deal with TIDAL. Despite the limitations of these arrangements, Coloring Book has […]

The 'Views' streaming debut comes to us just as Drizzy gears up his “SNL” Drakeover tonight

Jay Z appears to have thrown a curveball at rival market player Spotify, as the race to dominate the music streaming space continues.

A $5 million dollar lawsuit has been filed against Jay-Z‘s Tidal, with claims that the music mogul’s streaming service has not paid the royalties it should have to independent artists. Whether or not that’s true, the lawsuit comes at a pretty bad time for the young company. Click on the audio player to hear Monie Love explain […]

Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us, and there’s no better end to a perfect date than cuddling up on the couch with the perfect romantic movie.  Whether your tastes run to the sultry, poetic vibes of “Love Jones” or having your funny bone tickled with a more romantic comedy like “Boomerang”,  Black cinema has […]