Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri Creates ‘Global 14′ Social Network
Jermaine Dupri is depending on his entrepreneurial spirit to carry him into the future. The Grammy Award-winning producer just officially launched a new website and social networking community called Global 14. The site, which is supposedly the "coolest, hippest city on the Internet," orig…
Akon Signs ‘Male Version of Gaga’ — Say What!
Akon has just signed the next big thing. He's a lot like the last big thing, literally, kind of. "I just signed a kid named Jeffree Star. He will be the next biggest thing," Akon explained. "To me he's like the male version of Gaga in the aspect of you have to se…
The Pen vs. The Mic: When Music Meets the Press
In the opening lines of 'Tyrone,' Erykah Badu provides a disclaimer: "Now keep in mind that I'm an artist, and I'm sensitive about my s---." No truer words could be spoken in regards to the tumultuous relationship between artist and critic...
Usher and Chris Brown to Hit the Road Together?
According to producer Bryan-Michael Cox, two major R&B forces could come together for a tour. Cox spilled the beans -- or started an insane rumor -- on Jermaine Dupri's 'Living the Life' YouTube series.
"Usher and the boy Chris Brown are going on tour, y'all know…
Da Brat Released From Prison
After serving close to three years behind bars, rapper Da Brat has been released from prison. The Atlanta rapper, who is out on a work release program, showed up on a video with longtime friend and collaborator Jermaine Dupri for his 'Living the Life," web series...
Janet Jackson Done Recording Albums?
After spending close to 30 years in the music industry music and selling more than 100 million albums worldwide Janet Jackson is reportedly done recording albums. According to her former boyfriend, producer Jermaine Dupri, Janet says recording an album just isn't worth the time anymore and plan…
Jermaine Dupri, Usher, Robin Thicke Revisiting Quincy Jones Hit
Award-winning producer Jermaine Dupri has announced plans to record a cover of the Quincy Jones hit 'The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)' with an all-star cast of crooners, including Usher, Robin Thicke, Tyrese and Trey Songz.
The original appeared on Jones' Grammy-winning '…
Nelly Gets Punched at Super Bowl Party
Rapper Nelly hasn't had a hit out in a while, but he managed to score one Super Bowl weekend. According to The New York Post, on Friday evening (Feb. 5) the St. Louis rapper was punched in the face by mistake when he attempted to break up a fight between his bodyguards and bouncers at Miami&apo…
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri Reunite … on New Album
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri's long-term romance came to an end last year, but the duo will put their personal differences aside to make sweet music for Janet's upcoming 2010 album. Producer and songwriter Bryan-Michael Cox told RapUp.com that he will join Dupri to complete work on the…
Jermaine Dupri Disputes $3.2 Million Tax Bill
Uber-producer Jermaine Dupri is speaking out against claims that he owes Uncle Sam $3.2 million in back taxes stating that the bill has been paid. According to reports the IRS filed a $3,095,004 lien against Dupri in September of 2008, while the state of Georgia filed a $135,749 lien against him in …

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