Lupe Fiasco has had plenty of issues with Atlantic, especially when it comes to putting music out without compromises. Things started getting shaky with LASERS, an album Lupe has since expressed was "the label's record" and not his own.
It comes as no surprise that hacker group Anonymous are fans of Lupe Fiasco. The radical collective are known to take action against those who oppose the right to free speech, often taking similar political stands to the outspoken emcee -- their latest target being Lupe's own label, Atlantic.
Young Thug's label situation has been a confusing one to say the least. The rapper has hinted at signing with Future's Freebandz imprint, as well as more recently Cash Money, and then there's the question of whether there was any paperwork involved in his affiliation with Gucci Mane's 1017 Brick Squad.
Lil Boosie has been a free man for two days now, and in that time he's managed to put all of the internet up in arms. The Lousiana native blessed us with his first release since getting out last night, "Same Game", and we even saw him spit a quick freestyle during his ride home from prison.
There have been many rumors as to where Young Thug is going to sign, some instigated by the rapper himself. However, apparently Young Thug has no one to sign to, as of yet, as he's still reportedly signed to Atlantic and 1017 Brick Squad.
DJ Drama is making moves in the industry. The DJ, most famous for his Gangsta Grillz mixtape series that spawned projects from the likes of Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy, has just been appointed to A&R at Atlantic Records.
Gucci Mane and his former Bricksquad affiliate Waka Flocka have been beefing for awhile now. Things heated up again on Twitter between the two over the weekend, and it extended over until yesterday when Gucci went at just about everybody on Twitter.
Kevin Gates is on the rise. The Baton Rouge rapper has taken Boosie's place as the biggest rapper in the region, and has steadily been building hype around both his rugged lyricism and keen ear for melody.
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