Square in talks to buy Jay-Z’s Tidal

Digital payments company Square has held talks to acquire Jay-Z’s Tidal music streaming service, Bloomberg News reported late Wednesday. Square chief executive Jack Dorsey, who also leads Twitter, aims to expand and diversify the company, according to the report, which was based on an unnamed source.   Bloomberg said the talks may not result in…

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Madonna’s Legendary ‘Ray Of Light’ Era

  Madonna’s ‘Ray Of Light’ Era When it comes to pop music eras, Madonna’s Ray Of Light has to be somewhere near the very top. The Queen of Pop has reinvented herself numerous times in her legendary career, but never as fundamentally as she did in 1998. After years of sexy club bangers and shock tactics, the enduring…

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Should Have Been Bigger: Madonna’s “Nothing Really Matters”

CREDIT: Warner Music Should Have Been Bigger: Madonna’s “Nothing Really Matters” Madonna rolled out “Nothing Really Matters” as the fourth single from Ray Of Light in early 1999 and she had every reason to expect another huge hit. After all, the philosophical club-pop banger sums up the marriage of electronica and spirituality that shapes the Queen of Pop’s…

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Still Sticky & Sweet! Madonna’s ‘Hard Candy Era

    Still sticky & sweet. We look back on Madonna’s iconic Hard Candy era.     Hard Candy is a polarizing album even among Madonna fans. Supporters hold it up as evidence of the Queen of Pop’s ability to move with the times and experiment, while detractors bemoan the now-dated R&B production. And then there are those of us that fall…

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