Dr. Dre’s Beats headphones have been banned from being on camera during any NFL broadcast. This information is according to a new deal between the league and Beats rival Bose. The NFL confirmed that Bose received a set of rights that allow it to prevent players and coaches from wearing other manufacturer’s headphones during televised interviews during preseason, practice, and game day. Beats issued a statement in response to the agreement between the league and Bose and argued their headphones are apart of many athlete’s rituals and how music can have a significant positive effect on an athlete’s focus. Beats by Dre makes up 61 percent of the premium headphone market in the U.S. while Bose has a distant 22 percent.
Bone Crusher thinks his hometown’s new emcees are garbage. Bone considers himself one of Atlanta’s leaders in the crunk era. The era of crunk is sometimes called by critics a mainstream downfall of lyricism in rap music, but according to Bone today’s music is getting worse. One of his points was music is not about money but instead about doing something you enjoy. He feels rappers should learn basic principles of how to make a record and it’s not all about money. If you enjoy your craft the money will come in abundance.
Drake has created his own Instagram award show called “Hood Grammys.” The only awards given were Vocal Performance of the Year which went to Bobby Shmurda with “Hot Nigga”, Mixtape of the Year went to PARTYNEXTDOOR, Best Latin Club Anthem went to iLOVEMAKONNEN with “Tuesday”, Best All Around Turn Up went to OG Maco “U Guessed It” and Best Performance by a Group or Duo went to Rae Sremmurd for No Flex Zone and Rich Gang feat Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug with “Lifestyle.” Now Drake might have ben a little bias with his choice for mixtape of the year and best latin anthem because those are his artists. What do you think?
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