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
Adding to Young Money's talented lineup, Bronx rapper Cory Gunz is the newest edition to Lil Wayne's crew as the news was announced this past weekend during an Ustream video between Weezy and his fans.
After shouting out popular teen sensation Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne decided to leave fans with news that Gunz would be the newest member to the Young Money family before he prepares for his jail sentence.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has just ended much angst by signing to fight Pomona's Shane Mosley in a May 1 welterweight fight between two of the world's top pound-for-pound fighters, Mosley's attorney told The Times.
"Everything's good to go, it'll be a great fight, and the world will see what a great fighter Shane is at 147 pounds," Mosley's attorney Judd Burstein told The Times.
Snoop Dogg has made his first signing as Creative Chairman of Priority Records, adding West Coast rappers Cypress Hill to the revived label’s roster. Snoop and Cypress Hill made the announcement on yesterday’s Lopez Tonight show, where the Black Sunday band performed their hit “Insane in the Brain.” Cypress Hill will release Rise Up, their first album since 2004’s Til Death Do Us Part, on April 6th.