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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 28, 2021

Entertainment Startup DICE Secures $122 mln In Series C Funding

DICE, an entertainment startup based in London, has closed a $122 mln Series C funding round to continue expanding its event ticketing and music discovery platform. Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 21, the round also counted with participation from other investors such as Future Shape, Mirabaud Private Equity, French businessman Xavier Niel, Evolution, Cassius, and […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 22, 2021

OneOf Sells Doja Cat’s Single Edition NFT For $188k During First-ever Auction

OneOf, a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace based in Miami, has sold the single-edition Crystal Token of its Doja Cat NFT collection for $188k. Doja Cat’s NFT price tag through OneOf outpaced Jay-Z’s NFT sale for 138.6k through Sotheby’s. Founded by Lin Dai, Josh James, and Adam Fell, OneOf has developed a green NFT marketplace designed […]

KOKA
Daniela E Daniela E has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on August 10, 2021

KOKA Says “Forever Goodbye” to Architecture with Her New Single and Post-COVID Career

The global pandemic has altered many of our lives for good. From businesses that had to pivot to survive to individuals who learned how to be flexible and fluid, thousands of stories inspire. One such tale is KOKA, who went from being an architect to a full-time musician at the height of COVID-19. Grit Daily: […]

Michael Peres Michael Peres has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on March 28, 2021

Decades Later, Upcoming Artists Are Still Falling For These Scams in the Music Industry

A simple analogy of the music industry reality for emerging artists is like bitter lemonade in a lovely milk container. Essentially, it’s not what it seems from the outside. The industry has evolved so remarkably in the past five decades with technology constantly opening up better channels of operation at the turn of every decade. […]

spotify and kakao agreement
Lexi Jones
on March 10, 2021

Spotify And Kakao Entertainment Reached An Agreement To Settle Their Dispute And Return Hundreds Of K-Pop Songs

The dispute between Spotify and Kakao Entertainment (previously known as Kakao M) has reached its end. The two companies announced that they reached an agreement to make songs distributed by Kakao available on the platform once again. If you don’t know what happened, here’s a quick recap. Spotify Vs. Kakao Up until March 1 at […]

Kpop
Lexi Jones
on March 2, 2021

Spotify Removed Hundreds Of K-Pop Tracks From Its Service — Here’s Why

On Sunday, K-Pop fans woke up to see that some K-Pop songs were no longer playable on Spotify, including myself. As the day moved on, the number of removed K-Pop songs grew into the hundreds. This is what happened. Spotify had a global licensing agreement with Kakao M, one of the largest Korean music distributors. […]

Cardi B
Jack Giroux
on January 19, 2021

Cardi B Will Star in a Crime Movie And We’re Here For It

Cardi B is getting into the movie business. One of America’s most prominent artists has signed up for a comedy called Assisted Living. It’s not a supporting role, either, but a starring role for the star. The Paramount project is described as a comedy with heart, drawing comparisons to Tootsie, Sister Act, and Mrs. Doubtfire.  […]

airbnb launches inside kpop experience
Lexi Jones
on January 18, 2021

Airbnb Launches Its New ‘Inside K-Pop’ Experience

Airbnb announced that it will be teaming up with popular K-Pop groups, artists and more for the company’s new Inside K-Pop experience event. In partnership with Warner Music Korea, the event allows attendees to dive deeper into the world of K-Pop and celebrate the genre that continues to take over the world. Guests can learn […]

seventeen
Lexi Jones
on January 13, 2021

Meet Seventeen – The K-Pop Group Making Moves in the U.S.

Hello and welcome back to yet another article about K-Pop, but we won’t be talking about BTS like we usually do. Today, I’m going to introduce you to another group that is near and dear to my heart: Seventeen. It’s possible that you may have seen the name “Seventeen” once or twice in the last […]

1001 tracklists minecraft
Justin Shamlou
on December 30, 2020

Talking to 1001Tracklists about virtual music festivals after their successful Minecraft event

In what has been a weird time for the live music industry thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a lot of innovation in the world of events. We have seen forward-thinking problem solving across the industry with livestreaming taking off and virtual music festivals taking place in video game lobbies. After the successful […]

new eminem
Justin Shamlou
on December 20, 2020

Sunday Sesh: New Eminem and More!

On this edition of the Sunday Sesh, we take a look at two deluxe editions and two singles. We are vibe jumping this week, going from the Bay to the UK, hip-hop to dubstep, and of course, checking out Eminem’s surprise album. We start things off with Eminem’s Music To Be Murdered By Side B […]

Jesy Nelson leaves Little Mix
Lexi Jones
on December 16, 2020

Jesy Nelson leaves Little Mix after nine years with the group

Jesy Nelson, one-fourth of the British girl group Little Mix, announced her departure from the quartet as of Monday on her official Instagram account. This comes after the singer took an extended break from the group for “private medical reasons.” Reflecting on nine years Little Mix first formed in 2011 as a product of the […]

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