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T.I. Talks On Major Label Bidding For Grand Hustle Imprint, His Changing Image
T.I. continues to grow the Grand Hustle/Hustle Gang family, however he's still in need of a home for that family. His 10-year contract for himself and the Hustle Gang imprint over at Atlantic Records expired at the beginning of the year.
Prodigy Launches "Infamous Books" Publishing Imprint
Although Prodigy is known for his spot in the rap game, he's familiar with other avenues of business. Having launched a clothing line this past year, he's continuing to diversify with the launch of a publishing imprint.
Al Sharpton Under Fire For Taking Book Deal With Cash Money [UPDATE: Sharpton's Camp Responds To Criticism]
As we reported at the beginning of June, Al Sharpton plans to release a memoir, called "The Reject Stone," via Cash Money Content in the Fall. When the news arrived, many people were surprised because of the known beef between Sharpton and the YMCMB crew.
YMCMB Signee Torion Sellers Wants Out Of His Contract
Although YMCMB is on a continuous quest to sign more and more artists, it seems like they can't keep the ones they have signed happy.
T.I. Announces Yo Gotti Signed With Hustle Gang [Update: Yo Gotti Denies Signing]
Around a month ago T.I. revealed a list of artists that he was looking at to join the expanding Grand Hustle roster. Among them were Kirko Bangz, Problem, Jeremih and Yo Gotti.
T.I. "Announces Yo Gotti Signed To Hustle Gang" Video
T.I. aka the Kang of the South mentioned in a recent interview that he was looking to sign a bunch of artists, throwing out the names Jeremih, Problem, Yo Gotti and Kirko Bangz.
Jadakiss Speaks On MMG Rumors: "The LOX Might Get An Offer From MMG"
Yesterday we heard from Jadakiss on his upcoming projects, namely, his own solo album Top 5 Dead Or Alive, but as well he announced a joint project with Yo Gotti, and confirmed the LOX album is still happening.
Beastie Boys Sign Deal To Release Memoir
The Beastie Boys have never exactly kept things conventional, starting from their break-out in hip-hop scene as three young Jewish (formerly in to hardcore punk) rappers, until they had a strong hold on rap and pop culture world-wide, with over 25 years of suc
VIBE Magazine Sold To SpinMedia, May Become Online Publication Only
Vibe Magazine has been a source for hip-hop lovers since its inception 21 years ago. However, Vibe may no longer be in magazine-form much longer. It was announced today that Vibe has been sold to SpinMedia, and may become solely an online source.
Rick Ross Reportedly Set To Lose Up To $5 Million After Getting Dropped From Reebok
Although Rick Ross let go a statement and a real apology recognizing his date rape lyrics in "U.O.E.N.O." were inappropriate, and thanking Reebok for their hard work and dedication, it seems the rapper is still bitter towards Reebok for not standing by him.
Logic (MD) "Signs To Def Jam (Vlog Announcement)" Video
Logic dropped off the vlog as he celebrates recently inking a deal with a major label, Def Jam.Thoughts? Peep the new visual for Logic's Logic (MD) "2013 XXL Freshmen Freestyle" Video.
Logic Inks Deal With Def Jam, Debut Album To Be Executive Produced By No I.D.
Logic, a Balitmore, MD rapper who was recently named an XXL Freshmen of 2013 just let go some more good news-- he signed a deal with a major label, Def Jam.The rapper, who has been on the rise for some time, announced the news today.
Reebok Drops Rick Ross Because Of "U.O.E.N.O." Lyrics Controversy [Update: Rick Ross Responds]
It looks like the efforts of womens' rights group UltraViolet paid off.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation Inks Deal With Universal Music Group
Jay-Z seems to be non-stop making moves these days.
Drake Signs Deal With ASCAP, Leaves BMI
Drake has followed his go-to producers, Noah '40' Shebib and Boi-1da, to the performance-rights organization they call home, ASCAP. Drizzy signed with ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), which is an organization that protects
Rumor: Soulja Boy May Have Signed With YMCMB
Although Soulja Boy had one hell of a week, with three of his major social media outlets having been hacked (and not only that, the hacker deleted all Soulja's YouTube videos), not all is lost for the SODMG rapper.As Complex reports, there have been rumors c
Wiz Khalifa Announces He Signed A Deal With Converse
Wiz Khalifa has been a supporter of the Converse brand ever since he arrived on the scene. Although his fashion sense has definitely evolved since then, we've seen the Taylor Gang head in his chucks more times than not.
Beyonce Inks Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Following Jay-Z
Beyonce and Jay-Z are just as close in their personal life as they are in their business life, so it seems.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation Signs Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music
Jay-Z continues to expand his global reach as his Roc Nation company signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music. The current deal will see Jigga’s work from
YMCMB Continues Cross-Genre Expansion And Signs $11.3M Deal With Aziatix
The cross-genre appeal of hip hop has been steadily growing, and with the success of EDM collaborations, and the massive success of Psy's "Gangnam Style" this past year, labels have been expanding their rosters.