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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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
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
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
Appearing as a feature on some of the hottest recent tapes,
and on the heels of dropping a successful project himself with Bricks In My
Backpack 3, Troy Ave is gearing up to drop what he considers his first full
album. In a recent interview he also
After dropping one of the biggest compilation albums of last
year with Kiss The Ring, DJ Khaled has been enjoying immense success, but has
also become weary of the pitfalls of that success, hence the name of his next
project Suffering From Success. In a