Rihanna is throwing up the Roc. The pop superstar has parted ways with her longtime manager and has signed a management deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
“[I'm] so excited to take this next step in my career,” Rihanna told The Associated Press in a statement. She had previously been managed by Marc Jordan of Rebel One Entertainment, who was with her from the start of her career.
Plans are underway to launch a new company called… Continue
After spending more than a decade with Diddy's Bad Boy Records, the 34 year-old gets a fresh start with Duck Down Records.
Rob had a smash hit in 2000 with "Whoa", which appeared on his first solo album 'Life Story.' In 2005, he released a second album, 'The Black Rob Report', but label politics and trouble with the law have… Continue
Officially released from his deal with Warner Brothers, Jay Rock has already found a new label home. The XXL Freshman has decided to go indie, aligning himself with Tech N9ne’s underground powerhouse, Strange Music, for a multi-album deal.
XXL recently traveled to the Strange Music headquarters in Missouri to document the partnership. [Watch below] “Man, I’m excited…Continue
Weeks after both Cam’ron and Jim Jones tweeted about a potential label deal “almost being done,” the Dipset reunion seems to be inches away from being official.
A source close to the New York crew says Cam, Jimmy, Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey are finalizing a label deal with Interscope Records — the former home of Cam’ron rival 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew. Go figure.
No official confirmation yet, but, we’re going to run with it.… Continue
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – It's no joke: "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane has signed a record deal to release his debut album.
MacFarlane has joined forces with Universal Republic Records to deliver an album of 1940s and '50s show tunes paying tribute to Broadway classics. Unlike the songs on his animated Fox hits, these aren't spoofs, but straight-up… Continue
Since dropping Battle of the Sexes in March, Ludacris has been doing his part to raise awareness for certain public service campaigns -- including an HIV/AIDS awareness project and a promotional campaign for the 2010 Census.
Now, he's teaming with Trojan condoms to help launch their new Magnum Live Large Project. Luda will serve as their spokesman.
Alabama rapper, Yelawolf has just signed to the house Jimmy built, Interscope Records. Miss Info was the first to report the signing. Yelawolf was previously signed with Sony in 2007. Check out… Continue
With his mixtape (The First Flight) and countless other singles/remixes (Star Is Born, Point to Prove, Set Me Free) being recognized by fans, yet overlooked by major media outlets, it took the release of his remix to Drake's, "Over" (Just The Beginning), that eventually got Daniel "Diggy" Simmons love shown by said outlets for being "the first" to drop something over the newly then released track. Although people were receptive of his remake of the new single, Diggy…Continue
Nine months after Michael Jackson’s death, his estate has signed one of the biggest recording contracts in history, giving Sony, Mr. Jackson’s longtime label, the rights to sell his back catalog and draw on a large vault of unheard recordings.
The deal, for about 10 recordings through 2017, will guarantee the Jackson estate up to $250 million in advances and other payments and offer an especially high royalty rate for… Continue
"Unknown A**. Is some Uncle Ruckus type of coon. Mane shet de fhuck up with that s***. It was the white man who tried to keep hip-hop underground in the first place. It was the white man who wanted rap banned from being sold in music stores. This…"
"It's blatantly obvious that she's oblivious to the origins of hip-hop, 'cause if she was Banks would know that there were white graf artist, break dancers, djs and emcees, it was a variety of ethnic groups that made up the culture of…"