Today In Music News: iTunes Launches Tiered Pricing, Conor Oberst Releases Free Doc, Weezy Joins Ross Against Fitty, And Don't Hassle The Hoff Tween Band.
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 8, 2009...
- Good news if you're a fan of iTunes: Apple launched a tiered pricing system yesterday and discontinued the DRM on all downloads. Which is great news for people who don't read music blogs and get their songs for free.
- Free documentaries seem to be all the rage lately: Conor Oberst will release One Of My Kind for free.The documentary followed Oberst and his Mystic Valley band from its recording session to the end of its last tour.
- Oh no, he di'n't: Rick Ross has enlisted Lil Wayne for a diss tracked on his upcoming album aimed squarely at 50 Cent. Picking a meaningless fight with Ross is one thing, but, I think Fitty has a bigger problem now that Weezy is involved.
- The daughters of David "The Hoff" Hasselhoff are forming their own band that will be in the vein of Miley Cyrus' Hannah Montana I bet they will be big with German tweens...
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