After he was arrested Sunday with five others at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif. following the discovery of an assault rifle on his tour bus, Young Jeezy has posted bail for himself and the five other individuals arrested.
The protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 have been an important topic of online conversation on Twitter, particularly among the hip-hop community. The Game's "Don't Shoot" is the latest Ferguson protest song to hit the Billboard Twitter charts.
With the No. 1 debut of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" on the Billboard Hot 100, the song's co-writer and co-producer, Max Martin, adds yet another chart-topping achievement to his resume. As a songwriter, "Shake" is Martin's 18th No. 1, placing him in third place among writers with the most leaders in the Hot 100's 56-year history.
T-Mobile, the fourth-largest mobile carrier in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it has added Rdio, Songza, Grooveshark and others to its Music Freedom program, a perk launched this summer that removes all data charges from streaming music through popular services.
KKBOX is ready to expand overseas. The Taiwan-based music streaming service, which has been around longer than Spotify and Pandora, announced on Thursday (Aug. 28) that it has raised $104 million from GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.