The long-standing lawsuit for the sample clearance of Jay Z’s “Big Pimpin” is moving forward now that a trial date has been set for Oct. 13. And according to court documents, Jay Z and producer Timbaland will both be called to testify. As The Holywood Reporter notes, this isn’t a typical case of a producer […]

After it’s reign on every Billboard chart and in every club this year, it’s hard to separate the smash hit “Drunk In Love” from Beyonce‘s vocals, “surfbort,” and Jay Z‘s playful verse. But Hungarian singer Monika Juhasz Miczura, who goes by the stage name Mitsou, claims that she’s the rightful owner of the song’s opening […]

  *Billboard is reporting that Robin Thicke’s team offered a six-figure sum to members of Marvin Gaye’s family in order to preempt a copyright infringement showdown, but the family turned it down. According to sources knowledgeable with the lawsuit, the settlement offer came after Frankie Christian Gaye, Marvin Gaye III and Nona Marvisa Gaye accused […]

Arsenic levels in some apple juice and grape juice samples tested higher than what’s considered safe, according to a study by Consumer Reports. The study found that 10 percent of the sampled juices contained arsenic levels higher than the 10 parts per billion regulation for drinking water set by the Food and Drug Administration, according […]

In less than 3 weeks Kelly Rowland will finally see the release of her oft-delayed, but now much-anticipated third solo album Here I Am (July 26).