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Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Just Bought Taylor Swift's Former Record Company For $300 Million

Justin Bieber's Manager Scooter Braun Just Bought Taylor Swift's Former Record Company For $300 Million

30 Jun 2019 @ 4PM PDT

Scooter Braun just acquired Big Machine Records for a mouth-watering $300 million. Taylor Swift is PISSED.

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R. Kelly's Net Worth Is Way Lower Than You'd Assume

R. Kelly's Net Worth Is Way Lower Than You'd Assume

26 Feb 2019 @ 6AM PDT

Are you watching the Lifetime documentary about R. Kelly? Even if you're not, here's a quick breakdown of his net worth and financial situation.

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Nas Has Secretly Built A Venture Capital Tech Investment Empire

Nas Has Secretly Built A Venture Capital Tech Investment Empire

25 Jan 2019 @ 8AM PDT

Over the last 20 years Nas has been regarded as one of the greatest rappers on the planet. Over the next 20 years, he might be regarded as one of the best investors on the planet.

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With RCA/Sony Dropping Him From Its Roster, R. Kelly's Net Worth Is In A Very Precarious Position

With RCA/Sony Dropping Him From Its Roster, R. Kelly's Net Worth Is In A Very Precarious Position

19 Jan 2019 @ 11AM PDT

R. Kelly is facing an avalanche of very, very, very bad news. And the avalanche is starting to have a very, very, very big impact on his finances and net worth.

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Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

Logic Made $17 Million Over The Past Year

08 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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

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T.I. Received Some Good News And Some Bad News Last Week

T.I. Received Some Good News And Some Bad News Last Week

03 Mar 2016 @ 12AM UTC
Last week, T.I. had some good news having to do with Tidal and Roc Nation, and some bad news involving 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 @ 12PM UTC
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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Why Dolly Parton Donated $1M To A Tennessee Children's Hospital

Why Dolly Parton Donated $1M To A Tennessee Children's Hospital

16 Nov 2017 @ 12PM UTC
The 71-year-old country superstar recently donated $1 million to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.
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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 @ 12PM UTC
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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YG Is Being Sued Over Copyright Infringement By A Former Collaborator

YG Is Being Sued Over Copyright Infringement By A Former Collaborator

15 Jan 2017 @ 5PM UTC
YG is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit over two of his biggest songs.
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The Music Industry Has Made More Than $1 Billion From YouTube Ads In The Last Year

The Music Industry Has Made More Than $1 Billion From YouTube Ads In The Last Year

15 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
YouTube recently made the announcement that in the last year, the massively popular video streaming site has paid out more than a billion dollars in advertising revenue to the music industry alone.
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Nas Pays The IRS $3.5 Million In Back Taxes

Nas Pays The IRS $3.5 Million In Back Taxes

17 Jan 2017 @ 12PM UTC
Nas is avoiding jail time by opting to pay the IRS a decent chunk of change for taxes he failed to pay almost a decade ago.
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Drake's "One Dance" Is Spotify's Most Streamed Song Of All Time

Drake's "One Dance" Is Spotify's Most Streamed Song Of All Time

26 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Drake's 'Views' has added yet another milestone to its already long list.
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The Musician With The Best-Selling Album Of 2016 Has Been Dead For Over 200 Years!

The Musician With The Best-Selling Album Of 2016 Has Been Dead For Over 200 Years!

14 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Find out which Classical composer had the best selling album of 2016... There is a catch though.
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Kanye West Reportedly Overpays People For Their Contributions On His Songs

Kanye West Reportedly Overpays People For Their Contributions On His Songs

02 Dec 2017 @ 12PM UTC
Kanye West is too generous when it comes to paying people, according to one of his former GOOD Music artists.
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