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Drake attends the I Like It Like This Contemporary Black Art reception held at Sotheby's in NYC. Photo by Ron Asadorian May 7, 2015

Apple is in talks to sign a rumored $19 million deal to get “Started From the Bottom” rapper Drake as a guest DJ for iTunes Radio, among other things. Drake is just one of a host of artists Apple wants to snag for its huge all-encompassing assault on the music front. Pharrell Williams, who touted…

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More than a decade after it revolutionized music ownership with digital downloads through iTunes, Apple Inc. is again trying to change how consumers listen to their favorite songs with a new subscription streaming service and a renewed push into Internet radio. At its developers’ conference next week, Apple is expected to announce a new set…

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Chance the Rapper has ratcheted up the “surprise release” strategy to the next level. The Chicago rapper has quietly dropped his collaborative Social Experiment album on iTunes, where it’s available to download for free. If that’s not enough of a surprise, Chance the Rapper has left his name off the project, which is billed as…

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