Apple finally launched their much-discussed streaming service Apple Music this week, and they’ve managed to snag some fairly impressive exclusives like Thom Yorke, Dr. Dre, and Taylor Swift. But Jay-Z’s Tidal also had a win today, as Pitchfork reports that Prince has removed his entire catalog from all streaming services except Tidal. A note on […]
You might be excited to have heard Dr. Dre's The Chronic legally streaming for the first time today on Beats 1, but you might have been disappointed to hear all the swearing bleeped out. Apple's 24/7 online radio station Beats 1 debuted today, and like the traditional radio it hopes to remediate, it appears that swearing is a big no-no. Show More Summary
Apple Music might be out, but that doesn't mean the iTunes Store is slowing down. This week we have new music from X Ambassadors, the first digital release of Dr. Dre's The Chronic, discounts on several movies, and more. This week in new music, we have VHS, the new album from X Ambassadors. Show More Summary
Long-awaited streaming service is now available on Apple devices in 100 countries.
Apple Music is set to launch tomorrow with exclusives on content from Taylor Swift and Dr Dre, but the picture in terms of Australian pricing is murky. More »
Taylor Swift may have just given Apple Music a huge publicity boost, but Apple reportedly has another promotional trick up its sleeve: being the first place to bring Dr. Dre's The Chronic to the world of streaming The music streaming...Show More Summary
It shouldn’t be all that surprising that Dr. Dre’s classic debut solo record would be on Apple Music, since Dr. Dre is employed by Apple Computer. But it’s actually very surprising, since The Chronic has never been available online—at least legally. Read more...
One of the ways Apple will draw customers to Apple Music is through exclusive content that's unavailable on other music services. Pharrell will release his new single "Freedom" exclusively on the platform, Taylor Swift has already promised to make her 1989 album available on Apple Music, and now Apple has confirmed that Dr. Show More Summary
For all the noise that's been made about Apple Music securing the rights to stream Taylor Swift's 1989, there's an even more acclaimed album that'll be available on the streaming service for the first time. After 23 years, Dr. Dre's seminal G-funk classic The Chronic will finally make its streaming... More »
Dr. Dre’s classic rap album “The Chronic” will make its streaming debut tomorrow on Apple Music, Rolling Stone reports. The 1992 album joins Taylor Swift’s “1989” as another big-name album currently only streaming on Apple Music. Years of legal battles even kept “The Chronic” off Dre’s own Beats Music. Show More Summary
When Apple Music launches, it will be backed by most of the current iTunes catalog, along with a digital first from Dr. Dre himself. The prolific musician and producer's debut studio album, The Chronic, is set to get its first-ever digital release on Apple's service. Show More Summary
Taylor Swift’s 1989 album isn’t the only high profile record exclusive coming to Apple’s new streaming music service when it launches tomorrow. Apple Music is said to include Dr. Dre’s classic album The Chronic for streaming, Rolling Stone reports, which will be a digital first for the hip-hop album. The album’s inclusion in the catalog is especially notable […]
One of the most famous rap albums of all time -- Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" -- will reportedly make its premiere on streaming services with this week's launch of Apple Music.
Apple Music is finally going to be launched tomorrow and the company has lined up some exclusive content to bring in new subscribers. Pharrell is launching his new single tomorrow as an Apple Music exclusive, while the company has managed...Show More Summary
Taylor Swift's 1989 isn't the only major album that will exclusively be available on Apple Music: Dr. Dre's G-Funk classic The Chronic will finally make its streaming debut when Apple's relaunched service arrives on June 30th, a source close to the service confirmed to Rolling Stone. Surprisingly, when Beats Music first arrived in 2014, The...
Here’s some footage of Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella performing “Fuck The Police” at the BET Experience event in LA. It would’ve been dope if Dr. Dre came out and did Eazy’s verse but I guess I guess Apple executives are discouraged from publicly performing controversial anti-law enforcement anthems. Watch below. The N.W.A […]
Just as Ice Cube promised, he, MC Ren, and DJ Yella performed together as N.W.A. for the first time since 1989 at last night’s BET Experience event in L.A. Although Dr. Dre wasn’t there, unfortunately, the three MCs performed N.W.A. tracks “Fuck Tha Police” and “Chin Check” (with some help from Snoop Dogg) and gave […]
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, three-fifths of seminal gangsta rap group N.W.A., are reuniting this weekend. There’s no word yet if Dr. Dre will be performing alongside his former collaborators, but if...Show More Summary
A profile of Zane Lowe — the influential radio DJ hired to be one of the top “creative minds” behind Apple Music’s Beats 1 — has also revealed a number of high-profile musicians who will be hosting their own shows on the Internet radio station. Show More Summary
When Beats 1 Radio launches next week as part of Apple Music, it will feature programs by artists including Dr. Dre and Elton John. The former artist's show will be called "The Pharmacy," while the latter will host "Elton John's Rocket Hour," according to The New York Times. Other artists and...