Rick Ross & 50 Cent Continue to Trade Shots, and They’re Getting Serious

Well, here we are again. After their 2008-2009 feud, which resulted in several diss tracks, threats, a lawsuit, and eternal bad blood, Rick Ross and 50 Cent, armed with Instagram and braggadocios attitudes, have reignited the flame, thanks to a couple of mild jabs last night, and today’s back-and-forth, which is decidedly more serious. Rick […]

Big Sean Brought Out Lil Wayne & Eminem At His Homecoming Concert in Detroit

Big Sean cares a lot about his hometown of Detroit. He’s been heavily involved in scores of charities, school programs, rebuilding efforts and other humanitarian efforts regarding the city that reared him, and the on-stage moments he brings the D are just as special. After spending much of this year on tour with J. Cole […]

Puff Daddy Inside Access In Studio; Shares How Dr. Dre Inspires Him

Diddy a/k/a Puff Daddy has always been on the forefront of Hip-Hop culture, crafting out hit records for himself and a laundry list of other music icons. Despite his accomplishments, over time some rap fans have questioned Puff’s credibility as a producer. With that said, the word “producer” can be a loaded term in 2015, […]

ProtonMail On Battling A Sustained DDoS Attack – TechCrunch


ProtonMail On Battling A Sustained DDoS Attack
Encrypted webmail provider, ProtonMail, has been fighting a wave of DDoS attacks since November 3 that, by last Friday, had taken its service offline for more than 24 hours. At the time of writing the attacks are still coming. They have included what
Ransom Paid to Hackers by ProtonMail after Huge DDoS AttackSteelers Lounge (blog)

ProtonMail Pays $6000 Ransom To Stop DDoS Attacks After Blackmail, Still Got Tech Times
ProtonMail coughs up $6000 to stop DDoS attack, DDoS carries on anywayZDNet
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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Why Empowerment Is Important To Musicians • 5 Ways To Integrate Playlisting Into Your Marketing • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we hear about America’s best festivals, why empowerment matters in music, how to begin “Playlisting”, and much more. Hilde Spille | 4 Reasons Why Empowerment Is Important To Musicians Jørn Haanæs | 5 Ways To Integrate Playlisting Into Your Digital Marketing Campaign David Greenberg | Steve…

Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri Announce New Show, ‘Rap Game’

Legends Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri are teaming up for a new reality show on Lifetime called “Rap Game.” The show will premiere on New Year’s Day. Audiences will get to watch as five emerging young hip hop artists, ages 12 to 16 years old, are given the opportunity to work with Jermaine Dupri. These young rappers […]

Alicia Keys Hosts Annual Black Ball Gala

Last night Keep a Child Alive (KCA) celebrated their 12th annual Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The evening raised funds to provide treatment and care for children and families impacted by HIV and AIDS in Africa and India. KCA co-founder and the night’s host Alicia Keys, was joined on stage by Chris […]

Spike Lee Responds To ‘Chi-Raq’ Critics

  Spike Lee recently unveiled the controversial trailer for his forthcoming movie, Chi-Raq. The trailer was polarizing to say the least. While many praised Lee’s ingenuity, some people thought the trailer was in poor taste, feeling that it trivialized of gun crime in Chicago and poked fun at the issue.   Spike Lee made it […]