Mary J. Blige, Lil Tjay, Kendrick Lamar & Migos Were the Most-Searched Artists on Google

Also trending on Google in 2022 were Will Smith, Serena Williams, Chris Rock, HBO drama Euphoria along with apps Wordle… Read More

December 7, 2022

This App Will Create Your Dream Festival Lineup Using Your Spotify Data

Designed by Anshay Saboo, third-party app Instafest allows users to create a dream festival lineup with their most-played artists on… Read More

November 28, 2022

Google Trends Reveals Top Searched People of 2019, Including Nipsey Hussle, Jussie Smollett, and More

The slain Los Angeles rapper was the third-most overall searched term in Google this year. Google's joined in on the… Read More

December 11, 2019

Genius Claims to Have Caught Google Stealing Lyrics with a (No Longer) Secret Code

"Curly" and "straight" apostrophes were used to catch the tech giant "red handed." Genius, the annotation-welcoming powerhouse once accused of… Read More

June 16, 2019

Google Donates $1 Million to Chance The Rapper’s Nonprofit SocialWorks

Chance The Educator continues to do good work Chance The Rapper hasn't put out an album this year. But the… Read More

December 7, 2017

Black-Owned Tech Mentorship Program Receives $1 Million Grant From Google

Google will be giving a $1 million grant to an organization based out of Oakland, California, in hopes of increasing… Read More

November 2, 2017

Google Doodle Honors 100th Anniversary Of The NAACP’s 1917 Silent Parade

The Google Doodle honors the 100th anniversary of the Silent Parade. As one of the first mass protests against anti-black violence… Read More

July 28, 2017

Sampha + Others Sing Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” In New Google Pixel Ad

Google has released a new advertisement for their Pixel phone. The advertisement features Sampha and others covering Prince's “Nothing Compares 2 U.” The… Read More

February 14, 2017

Google Reportedly Interested In Buying SoundCloud For $500 Million

SoundCloud may very well be owned by Google in the foreseeable future. According to a report from Music Business Worldwide,… Read More

January 4, 2017

Google To Open Tech Lab In Oakland For Black & Latino Youth

Google's Mountain View, California, headquarters Google is launching a new lab in Oakland, California, to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering… Read More

September 28, 2016

The Entire Rolling Stone Magazine Archives Are Now Accessible On Google Play

It's a great day for history-minded music heads around the world. Google Play, the online audio/video streaming service that keeps… Read More

January 30, 2015

Nas Teams Up With General Assembly To Integrate The Tech Community + Talks Influence On NPR

' Nas' Queensbridge Venture Partners project will seek to integrate an overwhelmingly white and Asian tech community as it partners… Read More

April 28, 2014

Google Launches Streaming Music Service

Google recently announced plans to launch an on-demand streaming music service, described by the web giant as "uniquely Google." The… Read More

May 16, 2013