Earlier this month, Rick Ross announced he parted ways with his longtime label home Def Jam, and the Maybach Music Group leader signed a new deal with Epic Records. Ross spoke with Billboard about teaming back up with Epic CEO L.A. Reid.
Cash Money Record has taken another major hit as the label must now pay $1.14 million in royalties for songs produced for singer Jay Sean.
Hit songs like “Down” and “Do You Remember” are included in the suit. All song stem from the 2009 album called All Or Noting.
Although Donald Trump has been a presidential candidate hated by many because of his racist comments and xenophobic remarks, there still seems to be people who support his electoral campaign. Even some celebrity’s have managed to support the business mogul by confirming their supportive statement or just making one by mistake. One of those people to do it by mistake happens to be St. Louis rapper, Chingy. According to XXL, he “Right Thurrr” emcee tweeted in support of Trump.
Eminem teamed up with Genius to annotate the lyrics to his 2015 single “Kings Never Die” featuring Gwen Stefani. The track appeared on the soundtrack for boxing film Southpaw.
California rapper Tyga has been caught in numerous rumors over the last year. There was the transgender actress Mia Isabella claiming she was once in a relationship with Tyga, and 14-year-old singer Molly O’Malia accused Tyga of making her “uncomfortable” by texting her.
At one point Lil Wayne referred to himself as “the best rapper alive.” The Young Money leader is now being called the most profane artist of all time. A study conducted by Varun Jewalikar and Federica Fragapane for Musixmatch determined Wayne has the highest count of swear words in his lyrics.
Young Chop has no problem showing love to Kanye West’s Yeezy sneakers, but the Chicago producer does have a problem with Kanye not showing love to other artists from their hometown. Chop spoke to VladTV about his issues with Ye.
Rapper, actor, and film producer Ice Cube recently sat down with radio personality Angie Martinez. During the interview, the star of Ride Along 2 spoke about another West Coast Hip Hop representative – Kendrick Lamar.
O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson Sr. has had a memorable few weeks. The Hip Hop legend’s group N.W.A was announce as part of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame class of 2016, and his latest movie Ride Along 2 is set to hit theaters today (January 15).