Meek Mill Reportedly Rejected FBI’s Request to Secretly Tape Controversial Judge

Though earlier reports suggested that the controversial judge who sentenced Meek Mill to two to four years in prison for violating probation is under federal investigation, new information has come to light clarifying that report. Philly.com now says that while there is no current FBI investigation into Judge Genece Brinkley, there was a probe last year that was both started […]

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FBI Reportedly Opens Probe Into Judge After Controversial Meek Mill Sentencing

On Monday protesters rallied in support Meek Mill in Philadelphia, some demanding Court Common Pleas judge Genece Brinkley recuse herself after sentencing the rapper to a two-to-four year prison stay for violating his probation, a ruling seen by many as excessive and unjust. Fellow rappers, including Jay-Z and T.I., fered their support on social media. Now, according to Page Six, the […]

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More Than 5 Million Fake Tickets Are Sold Every Year. Here's How to Protect Yourself.

Ticket fraud is more common than you might think. We’ll kick f this article with a startling statistic: more than 5 million people receive “fake” tickets every year, or tickets to a fake event. You might buy a counterfeit ticket to a popular concert or sporting event, pay money to someone who disappears before providing you with tickets, or even purchase […]

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Fun Fact: ABC Doesn't Pay Musicians on Youtube or ABC.com

Major networks like ABC and NBC won’t pay TV musicians for re-broadcast on their own websites — or even YouTube.  WTF? According to several late-night TV musicians, broadcasters like ABC won’t pay band members for appearances on network websites or YouTube.  Now, they’re taking action to fix the problem. Yesterday, members the American Federation Musicians (AFM) Local 802, handed out leaflets […]

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Apple Buying Shazam In $400 Million Fire-Sale, Sources Say

Apple is rumored to be acquiring Shazam in a $400 million dump-f. Apple is reportedly acquiring Shazam in a fire-sale deal, according to details emerging.  According to TechCrunch, the acquisition is happening for roughly $400 million, a severely distressed price point. Shazam is a popular music recognition app.  The app allows anyone to recognize a song playing, typically in public […]

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Patreon Under Fire As Patrons and Creators Flee Platform

Instead actually solving the problem, Patreon’s “fixes” seem to have further exasperated content creators and patrons. Jack Conte understands content creators on YouTube. As a musician on the popular video platform, he had millions people watching his videos.  But, he only received hundreds dollars for his original content.  So, he founded Patreon. This year, the popular crowdfunding platform has one […]

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