Oakland, CA — Things are constantly changing in the music industry and it’s important to stay on top of trends and news updates, especially as an independent artist. We’ve got you covered with a weekly recap of the top stories you need to know.
CARDI B IS CONSIDERING PURSUING A CAREER IN POLITICS
Cardi B isn’t just a rapper, she has also expressed some interest in politics. She has stated that she loves government and is obsessed with knowing how the system works. The rapper and fashion icon recently posted "I think I want to be a politician. I really love government even tho I don't agree with Government."
MEGAN THEE STALLION AND NORMANI GIVE US MUSICAL DIAMONDS
Attention! Attention! We just got a new and highly anticipated collab from queens Normani and Megan Thee Stallion. “Diamonds” is an awesome record they made for the upcoming movie "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)" starring Margot Robbie.
BEY’S FIRST ADIDAS COLLAB
Adidas announced a collab with the Queen and her Ivy Park line last spring. The line debuted January 18th and we are here for it! Beyonce has been producing sportswear clothing for some time, but shoes are something new from Bey that we haven’t gotten yet. Pretty sure we all can’t wait to shop this new, expensive and luxurious clothing line.
ARIANA GRANDE TO PERFORM AT GRAMMYS 2020
After refusing to perform at last year’s Grammy’s due to disputes with producers, Ariana Grande had a very successful 2019 and was asked to return to the 2020 Grammy stage. She recently confirmed via Instagram that she has accepted the invitation.
DOES AMAZON HAVE THE ANSWERS FOR DOMINATION IN THE MUSIC STREAMING BUSINESS?
Fears of slowed streaming numbers in the U.S. has caused a panic among music streaming services and music business executives who are frantically looking for solutions for monetization. It looks like Amazon Music has figured out a lucrative formula with a tiered subscription model. We’ll see what happens in 2020!