Last night, Oprah Winfrey was parting with the like of Kanye West and Sean “Diddy” Combs at a bash held by Interscope and Beats By Dre founder Jimmy Iovine. That said, we found it hilarious that in the a pic Winfrey posted of the festivities with her and the aforementioned Hip-Hop notables, she cropped out […]


With his Beats By Dre empire and Interscope Records, Jimmy Iovine can afford to lose a gig. The storied music exec is departing from American Idol, where he served as a mentor to contestants the past three seasons. Early word is he will be replaced by longtime Idol judge Randy Jackson. 

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USC’s 2013 graduating class received words of wisdom from industry legend Jimmy Iovine at their commencement ceremony Friday. Little did attendees know that the Beats By Dre cofounder had a surprise in store, as he introduced his business partner and one of Hip-Hop’s greatest producers, Dr. Dre.

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Dr. Dre’s business portfolio stays growing. Beats Electronics announced today that the Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine co-founded company will be launching a paid music subscription service called “Daisy.”


When Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre are in the building debuting new products, it’s a safe bet it’s a big deal. Beats By Dre and its storied music execs, and founders,  held a press conference at the Beats Store in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood to present a few new products including a new pair of Beats […]


Beats Electronics, the audio products company founded by Hip-Hop producer Dr. Dre and Interscope-Geffen-A&M boss Jimmy Iovine, has cornered the market with their high-end Beats By Dre headphones and other audio equipment. According to a report from tech site  Boy Genius Report (BGR), it appears that the company is looking to make a splash in the increasingly crowded […]

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Machine Gun Kelly sits down with Karen Civil to discuss his “Lace Up” brand, Interscope issues, and his ongoing issues with Yelawolf. The Cleveland native kicks off the interview discussing his anti-Jimmy Iovine rant that tooks place a while back. He claims the story within the rant was supposed to be an explanation of his […]

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“I would never, ever get another record deal, I could do it myself,” Obie Trice tells Hip-Hop Wired. The Detroit rapper’s third album, Bottoms Up, is in stores today. The former Shady Records artist’s new album is an independent release via his own Black Market Entertainment label. Despite no longer part of the Interscope machine […]

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50 Cent Wants To Release Two Albums Back To Back   Despite 50 Cent’s well documented struggles and differences with his label, Interscope Records, he’s still focused and very anxious to release new music. “I’m not sure if I’ll tour the world with my next album, as I’ve done before, because it makes my album cycle […]


Monster No Longer Making Beats By Dre Headphones   Beats By Dre headphones have become ubiquitous, whether in music videos or on the street. Despite its success, there is an impending shake up at the company. Business Week reports that Beats Electronics, co-owned by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has decided not to renew its five […]

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50 Cent Promotes Headphones, Discouraged By Interscope Records [Video]   50 Cent spoke with Spike TV live from the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The rapper/actor/entrepreneur was promoting his Sleek headphones and also mentioned some of his tribulations with Interscope Records. As for why he started selling headphones, 50 told Spike, “It’s an extension to […]

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50 Cent Continues To Wage War With Interscope, Via Twitter   50 Cent has employed his Twitter account many times to both drum up controversy and air out his frustrations. Today (January 2), the G-Unit general tweeted to his legion of followers that he may no longer  focus on music, and even predicted that he […]