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Did Paul Wall Sign to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Empire?
As his name continues to be a top-trender on Twitter today, Houston rapper Paul Wall may just be stepping back into the spotlight after signing a supposed deal with Lil Wayne's Young Money records. As the Boombox reported last year, Paul was back in the news after losing a dramatic amount of we…
New Edition Singer Sued for ‘Deranged’ Twitter Post
More often than not, artists take to Twitter to vent their frustrations and New Edition singer Johnny Gill recently did just that. However, his diatribe has now brought a lawsuit upon him.
According to TMZ, the 45-year-old D.C. native is being sued by Ira DeWitt, CEO of Notifi Records, where Gill is …
Ne-Yo to Promote Reggae Music With New Record Label
Ne-Yo has made a name for himself penning hits for some of music's biggest stars and now the accomplished singer-songwriter wants to use his talents to promote Jamaican artists. As reported by the Jamaican Observer, Ne-Yo, will open a new sector of his Compound Entertainment imprint, Compound I…
Kreayshawn Signs Deal With Columbia Records
Bay Area rapper Kreayshawn's massive Internet buzz has officially landed her a record deal with Columbia Records.
Powered by a performance at this year's SXSW music festival and the success of her track, 'Gucci Gucci,' which garnered 2 million views on YouTube in just two weeks, r…
Travis Porter Sign to Jive Records
Atlanta-based trio Travis Porter spent the past few years on the independent grind, releasing heralded mixtapes that put them on the unsigned map. But after climbing the ladder near the top of the underground food chain, Strap, Quez and Ali are ready to take their career to the next level with the a…
Jay Electronica Signs to Roc Nation
On Friday night (Nov. 12) during a show at New York City nightclub The Box, Jay-Z announced that New Orleans rapper Jay Electronica has officially become the latest signee to his Roc Nation imprint.
"My whole goal is to reintroduce magic to hip-hop," Jay explained to the intimate cr…
The Cool Kids Split From Label
It's no secret that some artists get embroiled with record labels that put them in limbo by delaying releases or stifling budgets. But Chicago's the Cool Kids didn't sit back and take it. After a lengthy court battle with Chocolate Industries, the duo consisting of Mikey Rocks and Chu…
Krayzie Bone’s New Label Causing Bone Thugs Beef?
Though they've just launched a 35-city national tour, Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony continue to be one of the most contentious group's in hip-hop history, as the launch of member Krayzie Bone's new label brings forth new accusations about the group's business practices…
DJ Khaled Signs With Cash Money Records
DJ Khaled is officially a Cash Money millionaire. The boisterous dj announced the news Thursday (August 19) that he will join the likes of Lil Wayne, Cool & Dre, Bow Wow, and Bizzy Bone who recently revealed that he too was signing with the label. Kh...

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