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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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Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

23 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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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Atari's Former Bassist Arrested For $27 Million Real Estate Scheme

Atari's Former Bassist Arrested For $27 Million Real Estate Scheme

19 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Davenport's ill-gotten wealth was gone faster than "the smell after it rains" when he was arrested for a wire fraud scheme.

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Producers Call Out Record Labels For Classifying Albums As "Mixtapes" In Order To Pay Them Less

Producers Call Out Record Labels For Classifying Albums As "Mixtapes" In Order To Pay Them Less

13 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Music producers call out major labels for a shady practice they have allegedly been employing for a while now.

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Joe Budden And Diddy Hint At Revolt TV Deal

Joe Budden And Diddy Hint At Revolt TV Deal

04 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Joe Budden is likely taking his talents to Diddy's Revolt TV network.

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Robin Thicke Reportedly Owes The IRS Over $2 Million In Federal Taxes!

Robin Thicke Reportedly Owes The IRS Over $2 Million In Federal Taxes!

26 Dec 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Robin Thicke was reportedly hit with tax liens from 2014 and 2015 totaling over $2 million!

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Birdman Facing Lawsuit That Could Force Him To Lose His $14 Million Miami Mansion

Birdman Facing Lawsuit That Could Force Him To Lose His $14 Million Miami Mansion

21 Dec 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Birdman is no stranger to being at the center of a lawsuit. This time around, the Cash Money Records co-founder is in danger of losing his multimillion dollar Miami mansion.

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XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

27 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Florida native XXXtentacion says he has terminated his $6 million record deal with Capitol Records.
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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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Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, And Bob Dylan Are Reportedly Being Paid $7 Million Each To Perform At A Mega-Concert Later This Year!

Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, And Bob Dylan Are Reportedly Being Paid $7 Million Each To Perform At A Mega-Concert Later This Year!

22 Apr 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Check out the details of the mega-concert that will pay some of the biggest names in rock music a hefty sum.
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Deadmau5 Makes Shocking Claim About His Net Worth When Explaining His New Record Contract

Deadmau5 Makes Shocking Claim About His Net Worth When Explaining His New Record Contract

14 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Deadmau5 has announced that he is leaving Universal to join indie distributor Kobalt. Why is he making the move? Check out the details here.
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The Real Life Story Behind N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller

The Real Life Story Behind N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller

03 Sep 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Jerry Heller died this morning at the age of 75. Let's take a look at the real story behind the rise and fall of both N.W.A and their infamous manager, Jerry Heller.
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Apparently, The Game Has A $13 Million Bank Account Reserved Just For Donations

Apparently, The Game Has A $13 Million Bank Account Reserved Just For Donations

02 Feb 2016 @ 12PM UTC
The Game stepped up big time and made a huge donation to the residents of Flint, Michigan in their time of need, but it wasn't without a little controversy...
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Imagine How Rich You'd Be If You Wrote Michael Jackson's "Thriller"... Rod Temperton Didn't Have To Imagine... RIP

Imagine How Rich You'd Be If You Wrote Michael Jackson's "Thriller"... Rod Temperton Didn't Have To Imagine... RIP

05 Oct 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Legendary songwriter Rod Temperton just died at the age of 66. Rod wrote dozens of songs during his lifetime, but will probably be best remembered for penning a little hit called "Thriller"...
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Adele's '25' Posts The Greatest Single Sales Week Of All Time

Adele's '25' Posts The Greatest Single Sales Week Of All Time

07 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Adele is absolutely killing it with her latest album, '25.' Check out the details here.
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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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Florida's Tourism Department Paid Pitbull $1 Million To Promote The State In Music Video

Florida's Tourism Department Paid Pitbull $1 Million To Promote The State In Music Video

21 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Some Florida legislators are upset over how much Florida's tourism department paid Pitbull to make a music video!
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