Fetty Wap's prosperous year continues. His breakout self-titled album was released by 300 Entertainment, Atlantic Records, as well as Fetty's own label, RGF Productions, and it sold just under 130,000 in album units, debuting at No. 1 on the charts.
Waka Flocka continues to put Atlantic Records on blast. He won't stop until they release his album, Flockaveli 2, or release him from the label. So far, they've done neither.
As if you needed further proof that Rihanna is killing it on all cylinders, the unstoppable femme fatale has just signed a $25 million deal with Samsung, reports New York Post.
If you're a rap fan, chances are you came across Sharebeast once or twice, or more likely, every single day for the last few years.
Music Industry Execs Vote Rap As Most Despised Genre, Give Tidal A Year At Best Aug 26, 2015 at 03:06pm
Billboard sent out a poll to 50 or so of the top music industry execs earlier this year, and they've now begun to roll out the results.
The effects of new N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" have been more widespread than anyone could have predicted, with other rappers planning their own origin story films, Dr.
All Four Of Fetty Wap's Singles Are In The Top 10 On Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart Aug 20, 2015 at 04:17pm
We knew Fetty Wap was having a huge year pretty early on, around the time that "Trap Queen" started blasting out of roughly 50% of cars in all major cities. In terms of more measurable metrics, he's also killing it.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion.
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HNHH sat down for an illuminating interview with Strange Music CEO Travis O'Guin to discuss his history with Tech N9ne and what it takes to be successful as an independent artist or label.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion.
With the iTunes store only opening in 2003, the digital music industry is still pretty young, but it's far from devoid of competition, commerce and platinum-selling artists. The most successful of these, it turns out, is none other than Rihanna.
Last week, we were rather shocked to hear OG Maco say that he'd signed a major label deal. What about his deal with Quality Control, the label founded by Coach K and Pee Thomas that's also home to Migos?
While hip hop album sales keep on dropping (along with sales numbers in every other genre), the genre that's the namesake for this site seems to be flourishing in the world of music streaming, according to Nielsen's 2014 report.
Veteran New Orleans rapper/producer Mannie Fresh recently caught up with Vlad TV to discuss the success of Mac Miller and Macklemore and the eventual extinction of record labels. Are y'all feeling this one?