How Rap Artists Are Under Attack or Underwhelming Their Fans

The killing of PnB Rock leads the headlines of rap artists under constant attack. Rap albums are underwhelming across the board and the corporatization of rap has taken a toll in the once thriving counterculture. KOP examines the continued decline of rap.

Bottom Feeders Are Preying on Street Rap’s Dominance https://www.complex.com/music/street-rap-court-system-essay/

Instagram post of PnB Rock may have led to killing, LAPD says
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2022-09-12/rapper-pnb-rock-shot-at-l-a-restaurant

Rich Homie Quan Says Rap Needs to End ‘Bubblegum’ and ‘Gun’ Lyrics https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/15/rich-homie-quan-hip-hop-gangsta-rap-krazy-gun-shooting/

Rapper says he was shot, robbed in North Hollywood after flaunting money and jewelry on social media https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-09-12/rapper-wakko-the-kid-shot-robbery-los-angeles

Rap lyrics on trial: Bill would limit prosecutors’ use of words and music as evidence https://www.kpbs.org/news/politics/2022/09/15/rap-lyrics-bill-limit-prosecutors-words-music-evidence

YouTube’s Music-Royalty System Is ‘Ripe for Abuse,’ Report Claims https://variety.com/2022/digital/news/youtube-music-royalty-abuse-1235369596/

SiriusXM Aims For Younger, More Diverse Audience With Streaming. https://www.insideradio.com/free/siriusxm-aims-for-younger-more-diverse-audience-with-streaming/article_e1d237f4-34c9-11ed-aa6d-c7c742f37451.html

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The Trending Topics and Targets of Social Media Influencers and YouTubers

It’s nearly impossible to keep up with all of the rising stars and ridiculed and controversial characters on YouTube and their clips spread across social media. KOP talks about the state of the streaming counterculture and the fascination with those championed and those on the brink of being censored and cancelled.

Why is it more compelling when we can see them? http://bit.ly/3TR5rl4

Now banned by TikTok and others, Andrew Tate rode wave of online misogyny, says Northeastern expert https://news.northeastern.edu/2022/08/30/andrew-tate/

Andrew Tate: Censorship conundrum
https://tulanehullabaloo.com/60733/arcade/andrew-tate-censorship-conundrum/

The issue with Andrew Tate
http://www.castletonspartan.com/2022/09/08/the-issue-with-andrew-tate/

Joe Rogan Defends Andrew Tate’s Overall Messaging After Social Media Ban
https://www.newsweek.com/joe-rogan-defends-andrew-tate-social-media-ban-1740123

Now banned by TikTok and others, Andrew Tate rode wave of online misogyny, says Northeastern expert https://news.northeastern.edu/2022/08/30/andrew-tate/

Andrew Tate’s been banned from social media. But his harmful content still reaches young men https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/andrew-tate-social-media-bans-1.6573978

KSI dismisses Logan Paul’s warnings over potential Andrew Tate fight
https://www.dexerto.com/entertainment/ksi-dismisses-logan-pauls-warnings-over-potential-andrew-tate-fight-1924482/

Watch “F*ck KSI,” Andrew Tate Lashes Out At KSI After He Celebrates His Social Media Ban On Twitter https://thesportsgrail.com/watch-fck-ksi-andrew-tate-lashes-out-at-ksi-after-he-celebrates-his-social-media-ban-on-twitter-threatens-to-smoke-him-in-viral-video/

The un-cancellation of Sam Hyde @UnHerd https://unherd.com/thepost/the-un-cancellation-of-sam-hyde/

TikTok is not social media. In fact, it marks the end of the social era https://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2022/09/05/tiktok-not-social-media-fact-it-marks-the-end-the-social-era

‘It’s the way the industry is going’: how YouTube is transforming podcasting https://www.theguardian.com/media/2022/sep/03/video-podcasting-youtube-joe-marler-mrballen-tiktok

Zach Sang, the Ryan Seacrest of the Youth, Wants to Save Radio https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/31/arts/music/zach-sang-radio-amazon-amp.html

The Greying Of Radio – https://jacobsmedia.com/?p=69378

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Box Office Cupboard is Barren. Where Are The New Movie Releases?

On the eve of National Cinema Day and a quiet Labor Day Weekend for the movies KOP looks at why the movie releases are coming in sluggish. Plus, music labels look forward to making more money from the streamers and eventually the radio stations.

How to Fix Movie Theaters’ Supply Problem https://variety.com/vip/fixing-movie-theaters-supply-problem-1235346151/

Without Any New Major Releases, Will ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Return to No. 1 at Box Office? https://variety.com/2022/film/news/spider-man-box-office-re-release-1235354411/

From ‘Batgirl’ Fallout to Rebooting ‘Superman’: All the Landmines Facing the Next DC Chief https://variety.com/2022/film/news/batgirl-ezra-miller-superman-next-dc-head-warner-bros-discovery-1235353666/

Spotify, Apple and Other Streamers Set Royalty Rates With Music Publishers Through 2027 https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/digital/spotify-apple-streamers-royalty-rates-music-publishers-1235209793/

Broadcasters Hit Milestone In Battle Against Royalty, But Music Industry Vows To Fight On. https://www.insideradio.com/free/broadcasters-hit-milestone-in-battle-against-royalty-but-music-industry-vows-to-fight-on/article_07072504-27a3-11ed-bc81-d7c0dd53f60f.html

Majority of House Co-sponsoring Local Radio Freedom Act
https://news.radio-online.com/articles/b17179/Majority-of-House-Cosponsoring-Local-Radio-Freedom-Act

NAB Claims Milestone Support for Local Radio Freedom Act https://mediaconfidential.blogspot.com/2022/08/nab-claims-milestone-support-for-local.html

Radio is the real media unicorn, says iHeartMedia’s Bob Pittman https://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2022/08/19/radio-the-real-media-unicorn-says-mtv-co-founder-bob-pittman

Listeners Reveal The Plusses And Minuses Of Podcast Listening. https://www.insideradio.com/free/listeners-reveal-the-plusses-and-minuses-of-podcast-listening/article_c5c483e6-2768-11ed-ac3c-4305bfc8b87b.html

Podcasting’s Next Frontier? Reaching ‘The Next Billion Listeners.’ https://www.insideradio.com/free/podcastings-next-frontier-reaching-the-next-billion-listeners/article_509da048-2768-11ed-b0ff-bf35bdcfbba0.html

Spotify is increasingly eyeing YouTube as its biggest threat in podcasting after the video platform became a podcasting juggernaut without even trying https://www.businessinsider.com/how-youtube-became-a-podcasting-powerhouse-without-trying-2022-8

Audioburst Debuts Feature That Will Sell Podcasts And Radio Content As NFTs. https://www.insideradio.com/free/audioburst-debuts-feature-that-will-sell-podcasts-and-radio-content-as-nfts/article_9f416746-22a6-11ed-8ed6-0f379f098022.html

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