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Music Industry Guru Totally Destroys the Apple-Beats Deal

Music Industry Guru Totally Destroys the Apple-Beats Deal | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
Music industry critic Bob Lefsetz is not a fan of Apple’s reported plan to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. The writer known for calling out industry bigwigs by name took to his blog to outline many reasons why the acquisition would be a desperate move on Apple's part.
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How Mike Will Really Made It

How Mike Will Really Made It | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
If you’ve listened to a top 40 hit in the past year you have probably heard producer Michael Williams’ trademark soundbite – a female voice echoing “Mike WiLL Made-It” – at the start of the track. Styling the sounds of Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Ciara and Kanye West among others, there [...]
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Hip-Hop producer becomes successful business person.

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Dr. Dre could soon become an Apple executive

Dr. Dre could soon become an Apple executive | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
According to Billboard, Apple may introduce both Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in their new high-up executive roles at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference event next month. Apple is reportedly...
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Dr. Dre to become Apple executive.

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Imogen Heap's sensor-packed gloves will change digital music making forever ... - VentureBeat

Imogen Heap's sensor-packed gloves will change digital music making forever ... - VentureBeat | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
Imogen Heap's sensor-packed gloves will change digital music making forever ...
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... it takes is a pair of sensor-packed, Wi-Fi-connected gloves.

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Music producer changing the way music is created.

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Pharrell launches “I Am Other”, although we’re not quite sure what that means yet

Pharrell launches “I Am Other”, although we’re not quite sure what that means yet | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
These days you're nothing without your own mysteriously named collective - just ask Kanye West and DONDA
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Music producer branching out into other media fields.

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Beats By Dre to Overhaul Streaming Music Service

Beats By Dre to Overhaul Streaming Music Service | Producer Powerhouse | Scoop.it
Beats By Dre, the headphone company run by superstar hip hop producer Dr. Dre and music executive Jimmy Iovine, said Thursday that it is overhauling MOG, the streaming music service it bought last summer.

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Dr. Dre is helping to change the way we consume media.

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Dylan Seward's curator insight, August 17, 2014 12:12 AM

This article talks about Beats taking over the MOG music streaming site and making it more accessible and a better streaming system for its fans. They want to make a streaming site that helps artist just as much as it helps the listeners. 

Shalese Jackson's curator insight, December 5, 2014 1:53 PM

My insight on this article is Beats By Dre is just expanding his brand and plans on taking over with streaming music from just a push of a button.

Star Child Lord Belvedere's curator insight, November 2, 2015 3:20 AM

I feel that this is a very major business move for Dr. Dre and his Beats  movement. His earphones have took off being the number one earphones sold here and internationally for the past few years,what better else to do than to creat a music streaming service to compliment his signature earphones!