Music Industry

Three young Black men with black hair, one in white t-shirt and black jeans, the others in black t-shirts and black jeans

WATCH: Doc About Black Teen Metalheads Mistreated by Music Industry Execs

One scene in “Breaking a Monster,” which follows metal trio Unlocking the Truth, shows a group member’s parents candidly discussing why they turned the young band’s future over to professional managers.

Azealia Banks is Fed Up With Mainstream Music, Especially Those 'Corny' White Girls

Will she ever sign a major deal again? Not a chance.

Amplifying Women in the Recording Industry

Ebonie Smith wants to bring music technology to the masses of women who are in the minority of the recording industry. And she’s not alone.

Thirty Eight Brilliant and Underrated Queer Black Musicians

Get your headphones ready.

Justin Timberlake's New Album Sells Nearly a Million Copies In Its First Week

Lots of people want ‘The 20/20 Experience.’

5 Ways The 'Harlem Shake' Meme Is (Slightly) More Complicated Than It Seems

The inescapable dance craze is drawing criticism from folks who say it’s just another example of cultural appropriation. That may be true, but there’s more to the story.

Frank Ocean Performs with The Roots and a Live Orchestra on 'Jimmy Fallon'

Frank Ocean made his national television debut Monday night on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”

Watch Nicki Minaj Break Down Sexism in the Entertainment Industry

“Donald Trump can say ‘you’re fired,’ but let Martha Stewart run her company the same and be the same way and [people will call her] an evil [expletive],” rapper Nicki Minaj says in the video above.