Soulja Boy to be paid a not-so-small fortune to promote gaming platform

Soulja Boy will recieve nearly half a billion dollars to "Tell 'Em" about World Poker Fund Holdings properties, which include and a soon-to-launch “in-flight gaming” platform.

‘The ship has already sailed.’ Rogue Wave knows there’s no going back on streaming

Zach Rogue and his bandmates in Rogue Wave talk about recording techniques, the emotion in recordings, and mixed feelings about streaming music.

John Berry, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, dead at 52

John Berry, the man who named the Beastie Boys in his teenage years, and played guitar with the then-punk band for two years, has passed away at the age of 52 from frontal lobe dementia.

From Moscow to Missoula, Southwestern songstress Zella Day is blowing up

Zella Day may be just 21 years old, but the up-and-coming artist has come a long way since she began performing at age 9. Digital Trends sat down with Day to discuss the 100-stop tour she just completed, her debut Coachella Performance, and…

Members of Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy join forces

Members of Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, and Public Enemy will join forces to create a new group called Prophets Of Rage, a supergroup that will make its live debut in June.

10 reasons Tidal is so doomed, not even Jay-Z can save it

We once had such high hopes for Tidal, but after a year, Tidal may be on borrowed time. Not even the celebrity star-power wielded by Jay-Z, Beyonce, and others may be able to save it.
Home Theater

Xiaomi’s Mi Box gives Android TV lovers their 4K fix, and it’s headed stateside

At Google's 2016 I/O developer conference, Chinese company Xiaomi unveiled the 4K Mi Box, set-top hardware bound for U.S. shores later this year. It features support for 4K video and HDR.

Double threat: Drake breaks Spotify record, while ‘Views’ started exclusively on Apple

Canadian rapper Drake has now topped Canadian pop star Justin Bieber as the most streamed musician on Spotify, with massive play counts despite the fact that his latest record Views debuted as an Apple Music exclusive.

Could Amazon’s Alexa soon be paired with a touchscreen device?

The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is working on a device, code-named "Knight," that pairs its Alexa voice assistant with tablet-like hardware -- including a touchscreen display.
Movies & TV

In a mysterious tweet, Xiaomi VP says company will “be a part of Google I/O”

The global vice president of Chinese electronics company Xiaomi says the company will "be a part" of Google's 2016 developer conference in some capacity. He didn't reveal any more than that, unfortunately.

Radiohead B-sides come roaring back to Spotify after disappearing completely

While Radiohead's new album, A Moon Shaped Pool, has yet to make its appearance on Spotify, subscribers can still dig into a cornucopia of classics from the band. Multiple B-side tracks have reappeared on the site after making an exit in…

Video from NBC, Univision, Tidal, and more now part of T-Mobile's Binge On

T-Mobile's Binge On benefit is expanding again. Its newest partners include NBC, Univision, Tidal, Google Play Music, NOGGIN, and others. The total number of participating providers now numbers more than 80, according to the carrier.