February 15, 2012


Sony Apologizes for Whitney Houston Price Increase & More

Patrick Demarchelier
Patrick Demarchelier

Label Apologizes for Whitney Price Gouge: Sony Music raised the iTunes UK price for Whitney Houston's Ultimate Collection in the hours after she died, and now, after a massive uproar, they've apologized for it. [AllThingsD]

Electronic Music Pioneer Releases His "Best Record": Diplo and Usher just dropped their new collaborative track "Climax," and Diplo was so psyched about it that he said, "Seriously the best record I've ever been part of. Really proud of it." And he has been a part of a lot of records. [Idolator]

Offbeat Rap Icons Collaborate: Recent independent rap superstar Mac Miller and longtime quirky rap genius Cam'ron collaborated on a song that was released a few weeks ago to much positive feedback, so they're thinking about getting back into the lab. [XXL]

New Jeremy Lin Promo Featuring Eminem: Madison Square Garden, the arena where the Knicks play (and coincidentally the owner of Fuse), has put out a new 30-second promo for Jeremy Lin, featuring a very appropriate Eminem soundtrack. [Rap Radar]

Famed Reprobates Back With New Album: English rockers The Cribs, known best in America for their drunken debauchery, have announced a new record and some details surrounding it. It's called In the Belly of the Brazen Bull and it's out May 8th. [The Guardian]

Animated Band Designs Sneakers You Could Win: Animated band Gorillaz have teamed with Andre 3000 and James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) to record a song for Converse, and now Gorillaz has designed a Converse shoe that you could win in a giveaway. [Pretty Much Amazing]