Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. will be judges on Netflix first musical competition series, “Rhythm + Flow.”
The rappers will serve as the main judges and will be joined by other artist and industry vets to find unsigned, dedicated artist. The Netflix series will exclusively look for hip-hop artists.
The series will have 10 episodes and each will be one hour each. “Rhythm + Flow” is projected to air in Fall 2019. But as of now, auditions are set to begin in cities like Chicago, Atlanta, New York and more. To check out the when and where the auditions are, you can head over to http://www.rhythmandflowauditions.com/.
John Legend will also be the show’s executive producer, along with Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius (Get Lifted F
Sony has finished up its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. The news was discovered in a filing with the SEC Wednesday. The merger is expected to give Sony nearly $1.3 billion in revenue.
News of the deal comes about three weeks after the EU Commission gave the deal regulatory approval.
However, back in 2012, Sony and other investors acquired EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion dollars. To finish the outright ownership deal that was valued at $4.75 billion dollars, Sony paid about $2.3 billion to buy out the other investor groups.
To get the deal done, Sony paid $287.5 million to the Jackson estate for its nearly 10 percent share. Sony also agreed to assume $1.359 billion in debt. According to the SEC filing,