Lil Dicky

The Heart Project Founders on How Their NFT-Based Community Could Revolutionize the Entertainment Industry

In the life of an artist, there often comes a time when they’re faced with a choice: to continue pursuing a creative career, or opt for a more…

Emmys 2021 ratings: Viewership rises to 7.4M, up 16% from 2020

The viewership notched up from the coronavirus pandemic-hindered 2020 show, which only had an audience of 6.4 million — an all-time low.

2021 Emmys open strong with Cedric the Entertainer’s rap monologue

This “King of Comedy” has still got it, kicking off the ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with an opening number that included many famous faces.

Emmy winners 2021: Live updates with nominees

Will “The Crown” nab the drama crown, or will “Lovecraft Country” feel the love? And will the Jason Sudeikis comedy “Ted Lasso” have a winning season, or could Jean Smart’s “Hacks” have the last laugh?

13 Essential Music Industry Podcasts, From ‘Song Exploder’ to ‘Mogul’

With so many podcasts in the audiosphere and only so many hours in the day, it can be a challenge just testing the waters, let alone finding one…

‘Dave’ Star GaTa Talks Emotional Season 2 and Becoming a Rap Artist in His Own Right

GaTa doesn’t want to be the greatest rapper; he just wants to be great. “My whole thing is progress, not perfection. Nothing happens overnight,” he tells Variety. “That’s…

Music Industry Moves: WME Names Craig D’Souza Partner; Slip.stream Records Launches

Craig D’Souza (pictured) has joined WME as a partner, music co-heads Lucy Dickins, Kirk Sommer and Scott Clayton announced today. The UK-based D’Souza arrives from Primary Talent International,…

Burd’s Brain: How FXX’s ‘Dave’ Went From Dick Joke to Must-See TV

Sigmund Freud would have had a field day with Dave Burd, star of “Dave,” the hit FXX comedy about a white rapper on the ascent and his entourage.…

Lil Dicky Song Is First-Ever Music Publishing NFT

The highest bidder for a new income-producing NFT will receive a cut of all future mechanical, public performance and sync royalties for Lil Dicky’s 2015 hit “Save Dat…