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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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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 PDT

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

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The Model Who Played Michael Jackson's Girlfriend In The Music Video For 'Thriller' Is Suing Jackson's Estate

The Model Who Played Michael Jackson's Girlfriend In The Music Video For 'Thriller' Is Suing Jackson's Estate

14 Sep 2017 @ 11AM UTC
A key character in Michael Jackson's iconic "Thriller" video is suing the late singer's estate for failing to pay her royalties for an upcoming 3D version of "Thriller."
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Suge Knight Sues Dr. Dre For $300 Million

Suge Knight Sues Dr. Dre For $300 Million

26 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Suge Knight loves filing lawsuits. This time, he's suing Dr. Dre for a cool $300 million. Find out why!
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Chief Keef's Record Label Is Suing His Management Team For Millions

Chief Keef's Record Label Is Suing His Management Team For Millions

30 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Chief Keef is one of the more mercurial artists of our time, after coming into hip-ho's collective consciousness back in 2012, with the release of the pounding Drill anthem "Don't Like," and following that up with "Love Sosa."
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Did Soulja Boy Really Just Sign A $400 Million Endorsement Deal? Kind of. Here's The Scoop...

Did Soulja Boy Really Just Sign A $400 Million Endorsement Deal? Kind of. Here's The Scoop...

23 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Did Soulja Boy really just sign a $400 million endorsement deal? Ehhhh. Sort of. Not entirely. Here's the whole story...
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The 10 Musicians With The Costliest Divorces

The 10 Musicians With The Costliest Divorces

29 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Ouch... If you're planning being a super successful musician, make sure you hit em with a pre-nup!
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Kendrick Lamar Is One Of The Most Generous Guys In Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar Is One Of The Most Generous Guys In Hip-Hop

02 Jan 2017 @ 12PM UTC
2016 was a terrific year for Kendrick Lamar. He took home five Grammy Awards and has been universally praised for his music. But a look at some of his charitable and humanitarian efforts reveals one of the biggest hearts in the game.
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Lil Wayne Claims Birdman Blew Through $70 Million!

Lil Wayne Claims Birdman Blew Through $70 Million!

19 Sep 2016 @ 5PM UTC
Lil Wayne may have just made his most shocking claim about Birdman.
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Jay-Z And Beyonce Took Out A $52 MILLION Mortgage To Buy $88 Million Bel Air Mansion

Jay-Z And Beyonce Took Out A $52 MILLION Mortgage To Buy $88 Million Bel Air Mansion

23 Aug 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Jay-Z and Beyonce decide to go the financially responsible route and take out a mortgage for their $88 million Bel Air mansion.
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This Village People Frontman Won A Legal Battle And Now Brings In A LOT Of Money From Royalties

This Village People Frontman Won A Legal Battle And Now Brings In A LOT Of Money From Royalties

08 Dec 2017 @ 12PM UTC
In 2015, a California jury decided Village People singer-songwriter Victor Willis was entitled to 50 percent of the copyright to many of the group's songs, including "Y.M.C.A."
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Suge Knight Allegedly Tried To Have Eminem Killed On Numerous Occasions!

Suge Knight Allegedly Tried To Have Eminem Killed On Numerous Occasions!

10 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Read the details behind Suge Knight and his thwarted plans to kill Eminem in the past.
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