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Dr. Dre Scores $60 Million for Download Service, Macklemore Goes 4X Platinum & More

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Though some (us) were initially skeptical, Dr. Dre has apparently secured $60 million in funding for his Daisy music streaming service, in partnership with Jimmy Iovine. Must be Dre Day. [TechCrunch]

Macklemore‘s “Thrift Shop” has officially gone 4X Platinum. Somewhere, Kool Herc sheds a bewildered tear. [RapFix]

Snoop Lion now has a video game, which one video game studio exec described as “a mouthwatering prospect.” “Everyone knows that Snoop is down with the biggest and best video games,” Snoop said in a press release.”‘Way of the Dogg’ is the first true gamification of my music.” Gamification. [TheGuardian]

How’s this for a headline? “Funky Bunch to Marky Mark: Reunion Would Be ‘Amazing!’” Thanks TMZ. [TMZ]

Danny Brown has released a diss record in response to MTV’s annual Hottest MC list. Danny Brown + Harry Fraud beat + “the mic GG Allin wiped his ass with” = MTV Diss. Weird. [Pitchfork]

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