Top Dawg Entertainment has formally announced their new signee, female singer SZA. Yesterday we were introduced to her with two new singles off her forthcoming EP Z, and today TDE drops a visual which also serves as an introduction to SZA.
Jermaine Dupri Could Lose Music Rights Of So So Def Artists [Update: Dupri Claims He Was Taken Advantage Of By Personal Banker] Aug 4, 2013 at 10:44am
Although Jermaine Dupri paid off his enormous tax lien of $3 million earlier this year, he's still suffering from financial problems.
T.I. Talks On Major Label Bidding For Grand Hustle Imprint, His Changing Image Aug 2, 2013 at 11:43am
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.
Russell Simmons, the co-founder of Def Jam and a music mogul, has announced the launch of a new musical endeavor, alongside film director/producer Brian Robbins and music executive Steve Rifkind.
Priority Records Re-Launching, Harry Fraud Signs With The Label [Update: Harry Fraud Clarifies Deal] Jul 23, 2013 at 12:50pm
With help from the internet there's been a surge of rappers popping up, so it's a great time for labels to form, or re-form, as the case may be.
Don Cannon has been grinding in the music industry for quite some time, from hosting mixtapes, to producing, the DJ has done it all. Now all that hard work has paid, as Don Cannon was named the new Vice President of A&R at Def Jam.
Rostrum Records, a Pittsburgh, PA-based record label which houses rappers like Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, recently announced a new Director of A&R. Th new Director of A&R, who will also take on a role of in-house producer, is E.
T.I. Announces Yo Gotti Signed With Hustle Gang [Update: Yo Gotti Denies Signing] Jul 1, 2013 at 01:50pm
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.
Hit-Boy was responsible for many of Kanye and G.O.O.D music's recent hits. The producer was responsible for "Niggas In Paris", "Cold", "I Wish You Would", and "Clique", but was notably absent on Yeezus.
Nowadays if you're a rapper it seems like it's almost necessary that you have a movement for fans to identify with, as well as crew and label imprint, all along the same lines as your movement.
Freddie Gibbs Says Young Jeezy Was Not Supportive Of Split, Calls Him Fake [Update: Gibbs Calls Out Jeezy Again] Jun 12, 2013 at 02:29pm
Freddie Gibbs parted ways from Young Jeezy's CTE label last year, following rumors that the two may be ending their affiliation.
Detroit supergroup Doughboyz Cashout have officially signed on with Young Jeezy's Atlanta-based Corporate Thugz Entertainment imprint, which operates under Atalantic Records, for whom Jeezy is a senior VP A&R.
Solange, Beyonce's sister, has made quite a few moves over the past 24 hours.
Iggy Azalea Speaks On The Idea Of "Old White Men" Dictating Hip-Hop Culture & Music May 2, 2013 at 04:15pm
The other week Scarface spoke on the current state of hip-hop music, and the industry itself, which he sees as run by White old men, who dictate the taste of the culture.
Although V-Nasty has seen no lack of hatred towards her rap career, the Oakland native continues to pursue it, and recently inked a reported $750,000 deal with an independent label based out of Las Vegas.
Scarface Calls Out Music Executives For Not Caring About Craft Or Culture Of Hip-Hop Apr 25, 2013 at 10:53am
Scarface doesn't seem to like the direction hip-hop is heading, or those currently in control of it. In a new interview with Hardknock TV the Houston native explains that he thinks music executives are brainwashing a generation of hip-hop fans.
As MMG continues to expand, not only as a movement, but as a label, more help is needed to take care of the many aspects of the business.
Although most rappers nowadays think demos are a way of the past, given the accessibility of the internet, but a demo was all Lil Snupe needed to get the attention of MMG's Meek Mill.Meek Mill added Lil Snupe to his own Dream Chasers label less than an h
It's only been a few days since his departure from G.O.O.D. Music was announced, but Kid Cudi is already planning big things for his own business endeavors.
Although the name Roc Marciano may not be known in the mainstream, the indie artist is making waves underground, and will soon be making even bigger waves with his new position as VP & Director of A&R for the indie label Man Bites Dog Records.The Long Island
Young Chris Discusses Label Situation & Upcoming Collaborations With Kelly Rowland & Yo Gotti Mar 30, 2013 at 01:17pm
Producer Rico Love's artist Young Chris has seen a few label changes on his Division 1 label, which he recently explained in an interview with HHS87.The artist explained his situation, "The first deal was set up Division 1/Universal. Rico [Love] had l
Joie Manda Resigns As Def Jam President, Will Relocate To Interscope In L.A. Mar 28, 2013 at 12:08pm
It was announced today that Def Jam's President, Joie Manda, has resigned and plans to relocate back to Los Angeles. It was just a year ago that Joie took the position at Def Jam, however due to personal reasons he will be moving back to L.A.
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
Cash Money's has continued the expansion of their label with their new signee being a singer named Veronica.Although we first heard about her awhile back, the label has now released the Chicago/Miami native's official video for her debut single alongside 2 C
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