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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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Jennifer Lopez's Record-Setting 'All I Have' Las Vegas Residency Will Come To An End Next Year

Jennifer Lopez's Record-Setting 'All I Have' Las Vegas Residency Will Come To An End Next Year

16 Dec 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jennifer Lopez announces the dates of the final leg of her 'All I Have' Las Vegas residency.

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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 @ 4AM PDT

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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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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Jay Z Invests In App That Aims To Be The Uber For Private Jets

Jay Z Invests In App That Aims To Be The Uber For Private Jets

27 Jul 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Jay Z has invested in so many successful business ventures in the past, but this one may revolutionize the way you fly.
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T.I. Is Getting Sued For $700,000 Over Jewelry!

T.I. Is Getting Sued For $700,000 Over Jewelry!

16 Jan 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Rapper T.I. is in some how water over some hot jewelry...
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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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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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Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, And Pharrell Are All Suing This Random French Clothing Company

Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna, And Pharrell Are All Suing This Random French Clothing Company

15 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Why are five of the biggest music stars in the world all suing one French company?
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Method Man And Redman Are Promoting A New Marijuana App

Method Man And Redman Are Promoting A New Marijuana App

31 Mar 2016 @ 11AM UTC
It's only right for two of the biggest stoners in hip-hop to throw their hat into the marijuana business ring.
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Taylor Swift Fulfills $1 Million Pledge To Louisiana Flood Victims

Taylor Swift Fulfills $1 Million Pledge To Louisiana Flood Victims

21 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Taylor Swift delivered on her promise to donate $1 million to Louisiana flood victims.
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Taylor Swift Leads List Of World's 15 Highest-Paid Musicians

Taylor Swift Leads List Of World's 15 Highest-Paid Musicians

17 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
The new list of highest-paid musicians is out, and no disrespect to Beyoncé or her BeyHive, but it is Taylor Swift's world. All hail to Queen Taylor and her girl squad of Swifties.
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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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