Posts Tagged: Best Buy

Careless World: Rise Of The Last King

Tyga’s “Careless World” Pulled From Best Buy & Target, Still Projected To Sell Upward Of 70K

By TC | 6 Comments

There's pretty solid deductive reasoning as to why Hip-Hop doesn't sound much like its conventional self these days.

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Did Kanye & Jay-Z Defeat The Watch The Throne Album Leak?

By Raj | 95 Comments

Jay-Z and Kanye West’s announcement that Watch The Throne would be to be distributed digitally first then physical copies sold exclusively by Best Buy was met by an overwhelmingly negative response, and for good reason.

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And You Thought Monopolies Were Illegal…

By TC | 12 Comments

About a week ago, I found myself driving around with some time to spare and figured it was as good as time as any to go and grab a few of the albums that dropped this year worthy of the monetary support.

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11.4 The Cooler

By Gotty™ | 8 Comments

Mmm, Mmm, Miema New Owners Relaunch Vibe With Chris Brown Cover [Ad Age] Game Snags Cuba Gooding Jr For 'The R.

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8.31 The Cooler

By Gotty™ | 9 Comments

Drinks on Desiree Michelle.

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4.28 The Cooler

By Gotty™ | 14 Comments

Titillating Tuesdays With Naomi Cruz EW's 50 Most Heartbreaking Songs of All Time [EW] Austin City Limits Lineup Features Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Mos Def [News 8 Austin] Best Buy Turning The Tables With Vinyl [NY Post] 10 Porn Stars Who Gave Their Bods [...].

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4.18 The Cooler

By Gotty™ | 12 Comments

Freak Something Saturday With Decca Cool Album Art and Packaging: Records, Cassettes, CDs Then Nothing [Gizmodo] Three Athletes You Want On Your Side In A Fight [Our Kitchen Sink] Best Buy Breaking Into Movie Downloads? [NYT] All Day I Dream About Skateboarding [Dallas Penn] Flesh-N-Bone [...].

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3.21 The Cooler

By Gotty™ | 13 Comments

Freak Something Saturday With Katt A.

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‘Shacking Up

By LC Weber | 31 Comments

A recent article in satirical The Onion, titled "Even CEO Can't Figure Out How RadioShack Still In Business," described walking in to the store as "makes you feel vaguely depressed and alienated.

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It’s Here….

By MZ | 23 Comments

Sandisk just unveiled their Sansa slotMusic Player Wednesday morning which will be compatible with their slotMusic media cards.

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Best Buy + Napster…

By MZ | 32 Comments

... Is the equivalent of a fourth quarter Hail Mary from the opposite endzone with one second left on the clock. Best Buy is set to acquire online music distributor Napster, the one-time illegal P2P site, in an effort to compete keep up with the growing digital music industy. With subscription sales flat and iTunes as competition, Napster has struggled to gain consumer traction. Sales of physical CD's have been tumbling at Best Buy, who recently announced it will shrink CD floor space to make room for new music instrument sections. Together they may be able to find on and offline cross-promotions and other synergies that will differentiate them from online only iTunes, Amazon and Rhapsody. So Best Buy is considering cutting back on CD's in the store and they think replacing something that costs at the max $25 with something that runs close to a grand and up?!? Only with thinking like that can teaming up with Napster, which isn't even a leader in the field when it comes to getting music online be a viable option (TSS > iTunes > Amazon... you get the idea) make sense. This might seem like a sound idea on paper, but it's ripe with the smell of desperation for two companies who've been lapped despite having a head start. I can see it now: Customer: Excuse me, Do you have any more Carter III's in the back? Best Buy Employee: Sorry sir we're all out, but we are having a great sale on our brass instruments this week. Can't wait to see this exchange in person. Sidenote: I wonder how the RIAA feels about this since Napster was their first target in their ongoing crusade to cut out music piracy.





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