Apple Officially Acquires Beats For $3 Billion

After weeks of rumor and gossip, Apple has officially announced plans to acquire Beats for a cool $3 billion. That number is $200 million less than early projections for the deal, but I don’t think Dr. Dre is going to be too hurt over the loss. This move marks a pretty huge moment for everyone […]

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Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronic Is Bringing Suit Against Yamaha For Infringing Headphone Design reports that Dr. Dre is suing electronics company Yamaha for alleged infringement on the producer’s now-iconic Beats By Dre headphones. Legal representatives of the rapper-cum-businessman are seeking at least $75,000 in damages for Trade Dress Infringement, Unfair Competition and Patent Infringement. The lawsuit argues that Yamaha’s PRO line of headphones heavily borrows design elements […]

Trent Reznor Reveals Partnership With Beats By Dr.Dre

Trent Reznor, known best as the vocalist of Nine Inch Nails, has revealed an upcoming project working with Beats by Dr. Dre. While specific details are minimal, it appears that Reznor will be teaming up with Dr.Dre and Jimmy Iovine, head of Interscope Records which is affiliated with the company Beats. Although details are still […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Sleigh Bells – Comeback Kid

Sleigh Bells have released their brand new music video for their song “Comeback Kid” and can be viewed after the jump. This video incorporates the duo of Alexis and Derek having fun in the street, with loaded weapons and in several different locations. The normal routine. What is unique about the song is that fact […]

Nas performs with A Tribe Called Quest

Only select cities got to enjoy the opening of A Tribe Called Quest’s documentary Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest but thankfully UTG has a special concert clip to share from the movie. Watch ATCQ tear up the stage with some help from rap legend Nas, right here. Check it […]

Ryland Blackington makes beats on KORG

Ryland Blackington of Cobra Starship shows how he make beats on a KORG. Check out the video here:

Forget ringtones, rappers earn off headphones

Click here to read an interesting article detailing the hip hop world’s recent explosion of “artist series” headphones.

Glee cast beats Beatles record

The “Glee” cast has beat the Beatles for the most appearances on the Billboard Hot 100 chart by a non-solo act. Read the story over at Yahoo.