Best Buy to Stop Selling CDs And Target Is Also Threatening To Pull The Format

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Best Buy is pulling the plug on CDs.

According to a new report from Billboard, CD sales were down 18.5 percent last year, with retailers like Best Buy and even Target looking to stop carrying the format in stores.

In a new announcement, Best Buy has told music suppliers that it plans to pull CDs from its shelves starting July 1. According to sources at Billboard, the company was only generating around $40 million annually in CD sales, a sharp decline from what was once a billion dollar offering for Best Buy. The company will continue to carry vinyl records for the next two years, following a commitment it made to suppliers.

Target is also rumored to discontinue its in-store CD sales…… 

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‘On The Run Eatin’: Rapper N.O.R.E. Searches For Good Food In New Complex Original Series

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N.O.R.E, is teaming up with Complex’s First We Feast for a new show. On the Run Eatin’ with N.O.R.E. takes you on Noreaga’s unpredictable journey, as the food connoisseur tours unique dining locations across America. All eight episodes of the original series will be available for fans’ binging pleasure on Feb. 28.

Each episode will feature a plethora of celebrity friends, who will help the Drink Champs podcast host explore their food cravings. The show is executive produced by the tag team of N.O.R.E and brash radio personality, Charlamagne Tha God. The impressive list of guest appearances for the season include: Big Boi, Amber Rose, Fat Joe, Ice T, CeeLo Green, Scott Storch, Benzino, Raekwon, Capone, Eddie Huang, Sunny Anderson, E-40, Kent Jones, Jim Jones, Akinyele, Juelz Santana, Lumidee, Sean Evans, Miss Info, Bun B, and more

Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop | PBS

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Two decades after the album’s critically acclaimed release, hip-hop artist Nas teamed up with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., to stage a symphonic rendition of “Illmatic,” one of the most revered albums in hip-hop history.  Released in 1994, “Illmatic” is the seminal debut album from Nas, and has long been considered one of the greatest hip-hop records of all time…

This performance was recorded live in March 2014 as the centerpiece of the One Mic: Hip Hop Culture Worldwide festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., home of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Click Here to watch the full performance.

Lil Kim Teases Collab With R. Kelly On Social Media

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Queen Bee hints the new  music with R. Kelly is going to be legendary.

Fun Facts… It’s been nearly 20 years after dancing together in the video for “Feelin’ On Yo Booty,” Lil’ Kim and R. Kelly rekindle their connection.

Last year, Lil Kim Talked “Took Us A Break , Biggie, Nicki Minaj,  and Remy Ma on Hot 97. Click Here if you missed that.

Lil Kim teamed up with Remy Ma for the record “Wake Me UP” click Here if you missed that.

Lil Kim shares a recent picture of Kellz in the studio with this message.

  • Yup the secret is out 🙊 What went down last night was legendary 🔥 Stay tuned!!!

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