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15 Years Ago, Jay-Z Made A Shrewd Business Move That Has Earned Him Millions

15 Years Ago, Jay-Z Made A Shrewd Business Move That Has Earned Him Millions

17 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Learn how Jay-Z made two negotiations more than a decade ago that have paid off for him in huge ways.

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Cardi B Made An Incredible Amount Of Money Last Year

Cardi B Made An Incredible Amount Of Money Last Year

07 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Cardi B may have been a stripper from the Bronx just a few years ago, but today, she's one of the highest-earning rap stars of the year, with $28 million, a figure she disputes, but she also doesn't indicate if that amount is too high or not high enough.

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The Current Members Of The Offspring And Their Former Bassist Are Battling Over Their Music

The Current Members Of The Offspring And Their Former Bassist Are Battling Over Their Music

19 Sep 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Offspring are in a legal battle with their former bassist, who claims he was forced out of the band and hasn't been properly compensated. How will this one shake out?

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How Much Was Tupac Worth At The Time Of His Death? – The Tangled Financial Mess Of A Rap Star

How Much Was Tupac Worth At The Time Of His Death? – The Tangled Financial Mess Of A Rap Star

12 Sep 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Tupac Shakur was one of the most successful rappers in the industry at the time of his death. So why were his finances in such bad shape?

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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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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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A Judge Has Ordered Master P To Pay His Ex-Wife A Hefty Sum

A Judge Has Ordered Master P To Pay His Ex-Wife A Hefty Sum

25 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Master P is going to have to fork over some money to his ex-wife Sonya Miller – here's why...
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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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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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Eminem's Mom Sued Him And This Is Where The Money Went

Eminem's Mom Sued Him And This Is Where The Money Went

31 Aug 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Back in 1999, Debbie Mathers brought a $11 million defamation of character lawsuit against her rapper son Eminem.
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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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"Despacito" Is Now The Most Streamed Song In Music History

"Despacito" Is Now The Most Streamed Song In Music History

21 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
"Despacito" just made history in a huge way, dethroning Justin Bieber's "Sorry" to become the most streamed song in music history.
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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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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 Amazing Tale Of The Recording Of "No Diggity"

The Amazing Tale Of The Recording Of "No Diggity"

21 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
"No Diggity" is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and it's one of the most enduring songs from the 90s. But for a while, it looked like the song might not quite become a megahit.
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