Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters (aka Slick Rick) is known in the hip-hop game for his storytelling style but his long and winding road to American citizenship was stranger than any of the fiction found in his music.
Filmmaker Peter Berg has announced plans to produce a documentary following pop superstar Rihanna, a contemporary take on the Bob Dylan rock doc Don't Look Back which focus on the person behind the music.
Major labels are set to renegotiate contracts with YouTube this year, and many important industry voices hope they get a better deal. But RIAA head Frances Moore says the streaming juggernaut isn't playing fair in the negotiation process.
Yamaha continues to bolster its MusicCast multi-room audio lineup with the addition of the WXA-50 Wireless Streaming Amplifier and WXC-50 Wireless Streaming Preamplifier, both of which allow any audio gear to work with MusicCast.