DJBooth Features - Music Industry


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Skeme Hints That He Ghostwrote Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”

Rumors that Iggy Azalea had some ghostwriting help on her smash single "Fancy" have been swirling around the Aussie superstar for months, but despite the multiple accusations and denials, we've never had... Read More
Posted 19 hours ago
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I Used Jay Z’s Streaming Service TIDAL, It Was Not the Wave

JAY Z isn't a businessman hes a business, mannnnnnnn... We all know Jay can rap, we all know he can sell Samsung phones (kind of) and Robinson Cano knows he can even be a sports agent. Still, one area... Read More
Posted one day ago
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Robin Thicke & Pharrell Lose “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit, Music’s Now Fucked

Yesterday, one of the longest and strangest trials in music history came to an end when a jury awarded the estate of Marvin Gaye $7 million for what they determined was Pharrell and Robin Thicke's illegal... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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If Ab-Soul Got Dropped From TDE, What Label Should He Sign With?

Labels aren’t what they use to be. Once upon a time they were seen as a rite of passage, a stamp of authenticity, proof that you made it to the big leagues. Kids used to daydream about Roc-A-Fella chains, Def Jam... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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31 People Worked on Kanye’s “All Day” & That’s a GOOD Thing

Kanye West's "All Day" started off as a laughably low quality snippet that leaked in 2014, anticipation built over the course of six months as gradually longer and higher quality snippets leaked, the final... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Breaking Down the Sordid Details of the Lil Wayne vs. Cash Money Lawsuit

The official lawsuit Lil Wayne recently filed against Cash Money hit the interwebs a couple weeks ago, and sure, like a good hip-hop journalist I skimmed through it, but I didn't read it, not really. Who has time to... Read More
Posted one month ago
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This Week in Hype: My Life in the Music Industry

And lo, Moses came down from the mountain carrying commandments of stone, and the people did say "What the fuck is this Moses?" And so he traveled back to the mountaintop and once again returned carrying the "This Week... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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I Refuse to Listen to Leaked Albums, Here’s Why [Bonus Podcast]

I hear the ding that notifies a direct message has been received, the third one today, a Zippyshare link to download J.Cole’s Forest Hills Drive. I feel like a teenager practicing abstinence in Amsterdam. With only... Read More
Posted 3 months ago
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Cardo Has Songs With Bieber, Wayne, Kendrick & More #A3CProAudio

In the last section of our A3C sit down with Cardo, the producer reveals that Justin Bieber grabbed two of his beats, and talks about how quickly he'd go pop if he could make that Frozen money. (Just in case you... Read More
Posted 3 months ago
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Crowdfunding is the Future of Music & the Future is Bright

If the music industry existed in the Star Wars universe, independent artists would be the Jedi Order and major labels would be The Sith, also known as The Dark Side of the Force. No one wants their favorite,... Read More
Posted 3 months ago