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Katy Perry Lands $25 Million Deal To Be Lead Judge On 'American Idol'

Katy Perry Lands $25 Million Deal To Be Lead Judge On 'American Idol'

22 May 2017 @ 4PM PDT

Katy Perry is set to receive a big payday from ABC for her services on the network's upcoming reboot of 'American Idol.'

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Jerry Garcia's Legendary Guitar Is Expected To Sell For $1M

Jerry Garcia's Legendary Guitar Is Expected To Sell For $1M

16 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Grateful Dead frontman's custom-made guitar, dubbed 'Wolf,' is will be auctioned off at the end of the month.

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Diddy's Ex-Chef Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Him

Diddy's Ex-Chef Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Him

16 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Diddy gets hit with a lawsuit from a former chef who claims she was subjected to sexual harassment from Diddy and his friends.

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Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay College Expenses For Some Lucky Fans On Twitter

14 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Nicki Minaj offered to help a handful of students with their college expenses over the weekend.

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Jay-Z Just Signed A $200 Million Touring Deal With Live Nation – Now Within Inches Of Billionaire Status

Jay-Z Just Signed A $200 Million Touring Deal With Live Nation – Now Within Inches Of Billionaire Status

12 May 2017 @ 11AM PDT

Thanks to a new Live Nation deal, Jay-Z is closer than ever to becoming hip-hop's first billionaire.

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Mellow Singer Jack Johnson Has Secretly Donated More Than $25M To Charity

Mellow Singer Jack Johnson Has Secretly Donated More Than $25M To Charity

10 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

What's better than listening to "Better Together" outside on a sunny afternoon, the fact that Jack Johnson, the singer-songwriter behind the song, has donated millions of dollars to charitable causes?

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Rick Ross Squashed The Beef Between Drake And Meek Mill Because He  Wants To Focus On Making $100 Million

Rick Ross Squashed The Beef Between Drake And Meek Mill Because He Wants To Focus On Making $100 Million

08 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Rick Ross claims that he is the one who helped put an end to the beef between Drake and Meek Mill.

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The Game Sues Viacom For $20 Million

The Game Sues Viacom For $20 Million

06 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Game is looking for some major bucks from Viacom in a negligence lawsuit filed earlier this week.

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Akon Sued By Former Business Partner For $150 Million

Akon Sued By Former Business Partner For $150 Million

06 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Akon gets hit with a major lawsuit from his former business partner.

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Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Didn't Pay Taxes At The Start Of His Career

Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Didn't Pay Taxes At The Start Of His Career

04 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Bruce Springsteen made a shocking revelation last week about his relationship with Uncle Sam early on in his career.

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Drake Stays At $14,000 Per Night Beverly Hills Mansion

Drake Stays At $14,000 Per Night Beverly Hills Mansion

29 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Check out the $10,000 per night mansion Drake stayed at, courtesy of Airbnb.

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Kendrick Lamar Becomes The Fifth Artist In History To Chart 14 Tracks, Simultaneously, On The Hot 100

Kendrick Lamar Becomes The Fifth Artist In History To Chart 14 Tracks, Simultaneously, On The Hot 100

28 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Kendrick Lamar accomplished a feat that only four other artists in music history have achieved.

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Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' Posts The Biggest Sales Week In 2017 Thus Far

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' Posts The Biggest Sales Week In 2017 Thus Far

27 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' had an amazing debut sales week.

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Chance The Rapper Named One Of Time Magazine's Most Influential People

Chance The Rapper Named One Of Time Magazine's Most Influential People

26 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Chance The Rapper adds yet another impressive accomplishment to his resume.

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Jas Prince Sues Birdman And Cash Money Records For Unpaid Drake Royalties

Jas Prince Sues Birdman And Cash Money Records For Unpaid Drake Royalties

22 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jas Prince, who discovered Drake, claims that Birdman hasn't paid him, cuts of Drake's profits that he was originally promised to receive.

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Lil Wayne Makes Shocking Claims About Birdman Fleecing Millions From Drake, Nicki Minaj, And More

Lil Wayne Makes Shocking Claims About Birdman Fleecing Millions From Drake, Nicki Minaj, And More

08 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Lil Wayne and Birdman's beef adds yet another chapter. Check out the details of Wayne's latest allegation against Cash Money's head honcho.
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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Just Broke A Crazy Milestone

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Just Broke A Crazy Milestone

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Find out what milestone Michael Jackson's 1982 'Thriller' album hit this week.
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Kendrick Lamar Fan Sues For Over $1 Million For A Failed Meet And Greet

Kendrick Lamar Fan Sues For Over $1 Million For A Failed Meet And Greet

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Check out why a Kendrick Lamar fan is suing the rapper's team over a failed meet-and-greet.
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How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

How Tech N9ne Became One Of The Highest Paid People In Hip-Hop

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Let's take a look into how Kansas City native Tech N9ne amassed his impressive fortune.
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Apple Wins Exclusive Rights To Show Taylor Swift '1989' Concert Documentary

Apple Wins Exclusive Rights To Show Taylor Swift '1989' Concert Documentary

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Taylor Swift and Apple seem to have patched up their differences and have announced an exclusive concert documentary deal.
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50 Cent Uses Instagram To Mock To Bankruptcy Haters

50 Cent Uses Instagram To Mock To Bankruptcy Haters

20 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
50 Cent took to Instagram yesterday to flaunt his riches in a really unique way.
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Fetty Wap's Debut Album Helped Him Accomplish Something That Hasn't Been Done In Years

Fetty Wap's Debut Album Helped Him Accomplish Something That Hasn't Been Done In Years

09 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Fetty Wap has been killing it this year, and now he adds yet another accomplishment to the list.
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50 Cent Files A $75 Million Lawsuit Against His Former Lawyers

50 Cent Files A $75 Million Lawsuit Against His Former Lawyers

12 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
50 Cent is back in the courtroom, only this time, he's the one doing the suing. Find out why he's suing his former lawyers for a whopping $75 million!
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For A Guy Who Is "Bankrupt," 50 Cent Sure Keeps A Lot Of Cash Lying Around The House...

For A Guy Who Is "Bankrupt," 50 Cent Sure Keeps A Lot Of Cash Lying Around The House...

30 Nov 2015 @ 5PM UTC
I sure hope 50 Cent's bankruptcy judge doesn't follow him on Instagram!
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The Legal Hits Keep Coming - Lil Wayne Ordered To Pay $96,000 For Something Very Explosive

The Legal Hits Keep Coming - Lil Wayne Ordered To Pay $96,000 For Something Very Explosive

11 Nov 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Wayne is definitely feeling the heat over this court ruling. Find out why a judge has ordered the New Orleans native to pay nearly $96,000.
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