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Dr. Dre’s Compton album was streamed 25 million times in its first week

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […][Read More…]

Dr. Dre’s Compton album was streamed 25 million times in its first week

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […][Read More…]

Dr Dre’s first album in 16 years will be an Apple Music exclusive

Apple Music may have come under fire from big-name Apple commentators including Jim Dalrymple and John Gruber, but you can’t say that the service hasn’t delivered when it comes to artist exclusives. Over the weekend, Dr. Dre announced on his Beats 1 show “The Pharmacy” what, for long-time hip-hop fans, may be the most exciting […][Read More…]

Did Dr. Dre’s boastfulness cost him hundreds of millions in Apple-Beats deal?

After Beats co-founder Dr. Dre made an exuberant video post on Vine boasting about becoming the first rap billionaire, many worried that Apple’s deal with the audio and streaming music service — once rumored to be worth as much as…Read more ›

Why Apple wants Dre’s Beats, this week on The CultCast

If the reports ring true, Apple is about to embark on their largest acquisition ever, and the ramifications could be massive. On this episode of The CultCast, we dissect the Apple/Beats merger, and ask the questions: what could Apple possibly…Read more ›

iPhone 5?s New EarPods Have More Bass Than Dres Beats Earbuds [First Impressions]

My oh my, is Apple getting a lot of hate from professionals reviewers for the new EarPods. Gizmodo calls them “garbage,” and The Wirecutter’s mixed review says they are no better than $ 10 earphones. But lots of new iPhone 5 users on Twitter today are saying “ftw.”

I actually like them too. Then again, I liked Apple’s old earbuds as well. They were cheap and cheerful. The price to performance  [Read More…]