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Rick Rubin Annotates Kanye West And Jay Z Songs On Genius
Rick Rubin Annotates Kanye West And Jay Z Songs On Genius
Even as men behind curtains go, Rick Rubin is one of the most mysterious. The legendary producer and Def Jam founder has taken another step toward revealing his secrets, though, by annotating a series of songs for the website Genius. Although his insight comes mostly on the subject of material he produced--for the likes of Jay Z, Johnny Cash and more--and music of which he's a fan, like Vampire W
The Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Invested $40 Million In Genius
The Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Invested $40 Million In Genius
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has been riding a hot hand lately. After re-signing NBA megastar LeBron James, Gilbert revealed that he invested $40 million into the "Genius Project," formerly known as Rap Genius. Gilbert made the announcement via his blog, Choose Thinking, explaining how he got involved with Genius, his belief that hip-hop has been "one of the most influenti
Rap Genius Partners With Universal Music Publishing Group
Rap Genius Partners With Universal Music Publishing Group
Last year, Rap Genius was in hot water after the site was accused of not having the appropriate licenses to legally publish song lyrics on their site. Now, the database has partnered with Universal Music Publishing Group. By agreeing on terms with Universal and joining forces with Sony in November, Rap Genius has licensing rights to use lyrics from both of the world's top two publishing groups...
Nas Is Helping People Find Jobs
Nas Is Helping People Find Jobs
Nasty Nas has been spreading his money around in a series of investments of late, most recently with a San Francisco startup that aims to help people in their job search. The company, called Proven, has built an app that allows people to apply to jobs using their smartphones, simplifying the process for the average job seeker...