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Music Mogul and Entrepreneur Dr. Dre: I'm the 'First Billionaire in Hip Hop'

In an expletive-riddled video recording, the famous rapper and entrepreneur behind Beats Electronics seemingly confirm's Apple's $3.2 billion offer to buy the company.

Hear That? Apple May Buy Beats Electronics in $3.2 Billion Mega Deal.

Looking to amplify its 'cool' factor, Apple is reportedly in talks to buy the premium headphone maker.

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.

Could This Band of Flying Drones Be the Next YouTube Sensation?

KMel Robotics has programmed drones to play musical instruments. Check out their first music video.

Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.

This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000.

What's That Song? Apple's iOS 8 May Be Able to Tell You.

The tech giant's latest mobile operating system may boast a song recognition feature in a partnership with Shazam.

How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.

8 Things You Never Knew Your iPhone's Headphones Could Do

Knowing your controls can eliminate the need to take your phone out of your pocket.

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.

Big Business Lessons From Three Rock 'n' Roll Legends

Nearly every successful startup shares three common traits with music stars.

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle to 'F--k Off' After Chain Sues the Singer

Of all the people and companies that Frank Ocean could attack, the usually PR-friendly Chipotle would not have been our first bet.

Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Following a deal with the entertainment company 300, Twitter will share prized information about who happens to be tweeting about emerging musicians.

Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit

Instead of targeting file sharing sites, Prince is now suing 22 website owners and Facebook users for copyright violation -- many of whom are likely his biggest fans.

Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages

Hoping to improve its artist relations, Spotify is letting musicians sell merchandise through their profile pages without taking a commission.

15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season

With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.

Surprise: Beyoncé Drops New Album With No Warning Whatsoever

The stealth release of the singer's fifth album came as a shock, but could signal a change in the future of music promotion.

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

SoundCloud Wants 1 Billion Users a Day

The Berlin-based online music platform has gone from being relative niche platform for techno musicians to an audio hub for everyone from the White House to Beyoncé in the last three years.

This Tiny Gadget Can Turn Virtually Anything Into a Musical Instrument

The Ototo is a pocket-sized circuit board that can make pots and pans, a chocolate bar or even a plant play music. Yes, really.

Heads Up Music Lovers: YouTube to Create Streaming Music Service

With free on-demand mobile streaming and its own offline mode, YouTube could put Spotify on the defensive.

3 Business Lessons From Miley Cyrus and Her Infamous Twerk

While many are still in shock after Miley Cyrus' performance at the VMAs, here we consider why the episode was simply branding genius.

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Entrepreneur.com sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.

A Soundtrack to Start Up By

Don't let Pandora tell you what to listen to. Here, we asked the co-founders of startup phenom Back to the Roots to give us the skinny on which songs keep them going strong.

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