The realm of Twitter and Instagram beef has become de rigueur for rappers and pop singers looking to express their righteous indignation (and maybe publicize an album or new song in the meantime). Classic R&B singers, though, are less known for their provocative social media presence -- until today, that is.
Modern Sky Entertainment is one of the key indie music companies in China and it's taking a 360-degree role in building up the industry. Founded by Shen Lihui in 1997 as a way to distribute his friends and his own band's music, the company blossomed into an active label right away.
What’s beef? Two words: Chris Brown. The two -- Chris Brown and beef -- have become somewhat synonymous since he went from beloved singer to bad boy crooner. Over the years, Breezy's adversaries have ranged from funny girls to neck-rolling talk show hosts, with his biggest dust-up being with Drake.
Shamir Bailey, one of the music scene's hottest up-and-coming acts, is perhaps best known for his uniquely flexible voice. On Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show yesterday, he applied it to an unexpected cover: Kacey Musgraves' hit country single "Merry Go Round."
Mexican superstar Alejandro Fernandez has partnered with his label, Universal Music Group, to launch a management and booking company. The new enterprise, called Infinity, will be a joint endeavor between Fernandez’s Grupo Fernandez Corporation and Universal’s entertainment division, GTS.