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Birdman Says Shyne Deportation Is Stalling Cash Money Deal
Birdman Says Shyne Deportation Is Stalling Cash Money Deal
Now that Shyne is out of jail, he adamantly proclaimed that he wants his freedom from his current label home Def Jam, so he can skate on over to Cash Money Records, were he feels his music will be better appreciated. If Shyne does end up signing a distribution deal with Cash Money Records, labelhead Brian "Birdman" Williams says that there's one big obstacle in his way: his immigration s
The LOX’s Sheek Louch Has Don Ambitions for Def Jam Debut
The LOX’s Sheek Louch Has Don Ambitions for Def Jam Debut
Sheek Louch is used to playing the underdog role. As a member of the legendary veteran hip-hop trio The LOX, the Yonkers, N.Y. rapper has at times taken a backseat to his brothers-in-rhyme Jadakiss and Styles P. But in recent years, Sheek has made an impressive impact leading the charge of the LOX offshoot crew D-Block, as well as their successful independent label venture D Block Records... Read
Nas Blasts Def Jam for Curbing ‘Lost Tapes 2′ Release
Nas Blasts Def Jam for Curbing ‘Lost Tapes 2′ Release
Back in June, rapper Nas announced that he had plans to put out a sequel to his fan-heralded 'Lost Tapes,' a compilation of leftover songs released in 2002. But it turns out that the album may never see the light of day. According to an email from Nas to industry executives at Def Jam released by The Lefsetz Letter, the Queens native has completed recording for the LP and is ready to release it by
Big Boi Reveals Details of 3-Album Deal with Def Jam
Big Boi Reveals Details of 3-Album Deal with Def Jam
Outkast rapper Big Boi shed some light on the solo deal he signed with record label Def Jam recently. While fans of the revered Atlanta rap group await another Outkast album, which is said to see release after Andre 3000 drops his forthcoming solo record, Big Boi revealed that he has signed a 3-album deal with Def Jam, who recently released his critically acclaimed 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son
Shyne Wants to Release ‘Messiah’ on Cash Money
Shyne Wants to Release ‘Messiah’ on Cash Money
After serving a near decade in prison, Shyne made big news after he signed a seven-figure deal with his former label Def Jam to release 'Gangland,' his first album since 2004's 'Godfather Buried Alive.' But he isn't stopping there. The Brooklyn-born emcee is also thinking of releasing an LP called 'Messiah' via Cash Money Records on the same day that 'Gangland' hits stores...
50 Cent Prank Calls Shyne
A few months ago Shyne threw a sloppy shot at 50 Cent on his freestyle over Alicia Keys' 'Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready).' The formerly incarcerated rapper called out 50, rhyming, "I need a couple million, f--- 50 Cents," but the G-Unit CEO didn't seem too keen on entertaining Shyne's beef...

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