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Drake Is Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of 2016

Drake Is Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of 2016

05 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Drake has had a lot to smile about in 2016. His fourth studio album Views, broke what seemed like every streaming and chart record

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The Weeknd Breaks Spotify's Single-Day Streaming Record

The Weeknd Breaks Spotify's Single-Day Streaming Record

03 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

The Weeknd notched a huge accomplishment this week.

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Kanye's Insurance Policy May Save Him Over $30 Million

Kanye's Insurance Policy May Save Him Over $30 Million

29 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Kanye West may end up saving a lot of money after canceling the rest of his 'Saint Pablo' tour stops if a clause in his insurance policy kicks in.

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Kanye West Might Lose $30 Million By Canceling Saint Pablo Tour

Kanye West Might Lose $30 Million By Canceling Saint Pablo Tour

23 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Kanye West is losing out on some major coin after canceling the remaining stops of the 'Saint Pablo' tour.

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Prince's Estate And Record Label File A $1 BILLION Lawsuit Against Jay Z's Roc Nation

Prince's Estate And Record Label File A $1 BILLION Lawsuit Against Jay Z's Roc Nation

22 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Prince's estate is firing back in court against Jay Z's Roc Nation over claims of unauthorized Prince projects being made available for stream on Tidal

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Nick Gordon Ordered To Pay $36 Million To Bobbi Kristina's Estate

Nick Gordon Ordered To Pay $36 Million To Bobbi Kristina's Estate

19 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

A judge orders Nick Gordon, boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, to pay Brown's estate $36 million. But will Gordon pay up?

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Roc Nation Files A Petition On Behalf Of Tidal Against Prince's Estate, Claiming Exclusive Streaming Rights

Roc Nation Files A Petition On Behalf Of Tidal Against Prince's Estate, Claiming Exclusive Streaming Rights

18 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Jay Z's Tidal service is fighting back against Prince's estate in court.

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How "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Became A Hit Thanks To Sarcasm

How "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Became A Hit Thanks To Sarcasm

17 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." It's one of the songs that helped propel grunge and alternative rock into the mainstream – and it was written almost entirely out of sarcasm.

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Prince's Estate Rejects Jay Z's $40 Million Offer For His Unreleased Music

Prince's Estate Rejects Jay Z's $40 Million Offer For His Unreleased Music

16 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Prince's estate rejects Hov's $40 million to buy Prince's unreleased music… And there's more.

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Mötley Crüe Is Being Sued For $30 Million

Mötley Crüe Is Being Sued For $30 Million

10 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

A band who served as the opening act for Mötley Crüe's 2014 tour is now suing the band for $30 million.

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Rick Ross Owes The IRS Over $5 Million!

Rick Ross Owes The IRS Over $5 Million!

10 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Rick Ross owes a massive amount of money to the IRS!

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The 10 Highest-Paid Women In Music In 2016

The 10 Highest-Paid Women In Music In 2016

08 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

From red hot tours to Las Vegas residencies to best-selling albums, these are the 10 highest-paid women in music over the past year…

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Apple Music Reportedly Looking At Reducing Its Subscription Prices

Apple Music Reportedly Looking At Reducing Its Subscription Prices

05 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Apple Music is looking to reduce its subscription prices. But why?

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Tyga Is Finally Paying Off Some Of His Debt!

Tyga Is Finally Paying Off Some Of His Debt!

05 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Tyga may be turning over a new leaf, because he's actually PAYING a debt he owes this time around!

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Britney Spears Engaged In A Legal Dispute Involving Dating Service Bumble

Britney Spears Engaged In A Legal Dispute Involving Dating Service Bumble

29 Oct 2016 @ 4AM PST

Britney Spears may be heading to a courtroom very soon if she doesn't get what she wants…

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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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