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Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

08 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PST

To say that Logic had a great 2017 would be an understatement.

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Which Hip Hop Acts Made The Most Money This Past Year?

Which Hip Hop Acts Made The Most Money This Past Year?

20 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PST

Who made the most money in hip-hop last year? Check out this list to find out.

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Nas' Tech Investments Are Paying Off In A Big Way

Nas' Tech Investments Are Paying Off In A Big Way

19 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PST

Nas' tech investments have helped him earn a LOT of money over the past year.

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Scooter Braun Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Lady Gaga's Former Manager

Scooter Braun Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Lady Gaga's Former Manager

19 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PST

Scooter Braun sues former Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter for $10 million, but Carter isn't going down without a fight.

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R. Kelly Claims He's Broke On Crazy New 19-Minute Song

R. Kelly Claims He's Broke On Crazy New 19-Minute Song

23 Jul 2018 @ 11AM PST

Is it possible? Do you believe R. Kelly is broke? That would be a stunning financial fall from a decade ago. Not impossible. But very shocking.

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The SEC Is Forcing Jay Z To Testify In Federal Court Today

The SEC Is Forcing Jay Z To Testify In Federal Court Today

08 May 2018 @ 8AM PST

Jay Z has been dodging the SEC's requests for him to appear in federal court, and it appears that the federal agency has had enough.

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Cardi B's Former Manager Sues Her For $10 Million

Cardi B's Former Manager Sues Her For $10 Million

06 May 2018 @ 4AM PST

Cardi B gets hit with a $10 million lawsuit from a former manager who claims Cardi breached their contract.

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Avicii Dead At 28. What Was Avicii's Net Worth And Total Career Earnings?

Avicii Dead At 28. What Was Avicii's Net Worth And Total Career Earnings?

20 Apr 2018 @ 11AM PST

Swedish-born DJ Avicii just died at the age of 28. He was one of the most successful and highest earning performers on the planet.

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Drake May Be Leaving The Jordan Brand To Join Adidas

Drake May Be Leaving The Jordan Brand To Join Adidas

26 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Could Drake be taking his talents over to the Three Stripes?

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Copyright Royalty Board Increases Songwriters' Streaming Royalty Pay By Almost 50 Percent

Copyright Royalty Board Increases Songwriters' Streaming Royalty Pay By Almost 50 Percent

08 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Songwriters enjoyed a major victory last week after it was ruled that streaming services have to increase their streaming royalty pay by 50 percent.

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Lil Jon Is Funding The Construction Of A Second School In Ghana

Lil Jon Is Funding The Construction Of A Second School In Ghana

30 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Lil Jon is using his fame and wealth to give back in a major way.

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50 Cent Made Millions Of Dollars By Accepting Bitcoin As A Form Of Payment For His 2014 'Animal Ambition' Album

50 Cent Made Millions Of Dollars By Accepting Bitcoin As A Form Of Payment For His 2014 'Animal Ambition' Album

28 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

50 Cent is one of the most astute business minds in hip-hop.

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Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

23 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Bruno Mars is back on top, thanks to Cardi B and his latest world tour.

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Birdman Ordered By A Judge To Hand Over Keys Of $14 Million Mansion

Birdman Ordered By A Judge To Hand Over Keys Of $14 Million Mansion

22 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

A judge ordered Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman to surrender the keys to his Miami mansion after he defaulted on a $12 million loan.

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Chamillionaire Offers To Help Family Of Man Who Was Deported To Mexico After Living In The United Staes For Nearly 30 Years

Chamillionaire Offers To Help Family Of Man Who Was Deported To Mexico After Living In The United Staes For Nearly 30 Years

22 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Chamillionaire is looking to help the family of Detroit resident Jorge Garcia, who was deported to Mexico after living in the U.S. for nearly 30 years.

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Guess Who Just Got The Opportunity To Perform At The Super Bowl For A SECOND TIME...

Guess Who Just Got The Opportunity To Perform At The Super Bowl For A SECOND TIME...

13 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Most artists would be excited for the chance to perform at the Super Bowl once, but this artist is getting the chance to do it TWICE!
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This Week's No. 1 Rap Album Was Made By Someone You May Not Have Expected

This Week's No. 1 Rap Album Was Made By Someone You May Not Have Expected

16 Aug 2015 @ 3PM UTC
The top selling Rap album this week featured a name that many would not have likely expected...
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Jay-Z's Music Company Tidal Seems Destined To Fail... So What Went Wrong?

Jay-Z's Music Company Tidal Seems Destined To Fail... So What Went Wrong?

07 Aug 2015 @ 7PM UTC
Tidal seemed to be on the fast track for success just a few months ago. Now it seems destined to fail. What went wrong?
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Jay Z's Champagne Company Is Selling Its Newest Bottle Of Bubbly For A Ridiculous Amount Of Money

Jay Z's Champagne Company Is Selling Its Newest Bottle Of Bubbly For A Ridiculous Amount Of Money

14 Aug 2015 @ 10PM UTC
You won't believe how much Jay Z's champagne company is selling its newest bottle of bubbly for...
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Tyga's List Of Controversy Is Piling Up... Will This Harm His Career?

Tyga's List Of Controversy Is Piling Up... Will This Harm His Career?

14 Aug 2015 @ 10PM UTC
The latest news on Tyga will make you feel sorry for him. At least, his girlfriend is now 18 years old.
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The World's Top 6 Highest-Paid DJs In 2015

The World's Top 6 Highest-Paid DJs In 2015

20 Aug 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Who knew DJ's made so much money just for playing music?? Where do I sign up?!
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Fetty Wap Achieved Two Major Accomplishments This Week

Fetty Wap Achieved Two Major Accomplishments This Week

02 Aug 2015 @ 2PM UTC
Fetty Wap just put himself in the company of hip-hop royalty such as Lil Wayne and Eminem with these two recent accomplishments...
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Dr. Luke Could Face Trial For Copyright Infringement

Dr. Luke Could Face Trial For Copyright Infringement

12 Aug 2015 @ 3PM UTC
The "Blurred Lines" verdict from earlier this year may have opened the door for yet another lawsuit against a famous music producer...
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Dr. Dre Is Donating All The Royalties From His His Latest Album To A Compton Performing Arts Center

Dr. Dre Is Donating All The Royalties From His His Latest Album To A Compton Performing Arts Center

07 Aug 2015 @ 5AM UTC
Dr Dre is doing something awesome to help his hometown of Compton with the royalty money he gets from his new album....
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Jay Z And Timbaland Will Testify In Court Over "Big Pimpin" Royalties And Alleged Illegal Sampling

Jay Z And Timbaland Will Testify In Court Over "Big Pimpin" Royalties And Alleged Illegal Sampling

18 Aug 2015 @ 1PM UTC
You'll never guess why Jay Z and Timbaland will have to testify in court later this year...
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