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Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

Bruno Mars' Current World Tour Breaks $200 Million

23 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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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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 @ 4AM PST

Kanye West is too generous when it comes to paying people, according to one of his former GOOD Music artists.

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Shakira Transferred $35 Million Worth Of Music Rights To Tax Haven Malta

Shakira Transferred $35 Million Worth Of Music Rights To Tax Haven Malta

19 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Shakira reportedly transferred $35 million worth of musical rights to the tax haven island of Malta.

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Adele Has Been Offered $26M For A One-Year Las Vegas Residency

Adele Has Been Offered $26M For A One-Year Las Vegas Residency

19 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The Wynn has reportedly offered the English singer-songwriter $26 million for a 12-month residency.

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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 @ 4AM PST

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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Travis Scott Sued By Fan Who Was Left Paralyzed After One Of His Concerts

Travis Scott Sued By Fan Who Was Left Paralyzed After One Of His Concerts

05 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Travis Scott gets hit with a lawsuit by a fan who was left paralyzed after a Scott concert in April.

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David Bowie Once Used His Royalties To Sell $55 Million Worth Of "Bowie Bonds" To Wall Street

David Bowie Once Used His Royalties To Sell $55 Million Worth Of "Bowie Bonds" To Wall Street

13 Jan 2016 @ 2AM UTC
Not only was David Bowie revolutionary with his personal style and artistry, he also pushed the boundaries of how artists can make tons of money from their music..
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The Five Most Awkward Rap Music Collaborations Ever

The Five Most Awkward Rap Music Collaborations Ever

11 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
It has been an ongoing trend for rappers to experiment with other genres. Some have been successful at their attempts, while others have flopped!
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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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Jay Z And Timbaland Will Testify In Court Over "Big Pimpin" Royalties And Alleged Illegal Sampling

Jay Z And Timbaland Will Testify In Court Over "Big Pimpin" Royalties And Alleged Illegal Sampling

18 Aug 2015 @ 1PM UTC
You'll never guess why Jay Z and Timbaland will have to testify in court later this year...
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Kendrick Lamar Becomes The Fifth Artist In History To Chart 14 Tracks, Simultaneously, On The Hot 100

Kendrick Lamar Becomes The Fifth Artist In History To Chart 14 Tracks, Simultaneously, On The Hot 100

28 Apr 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Kendrick Lamar accomplished a feat that only four other artists in music history have achieved.
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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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Jas Prince Sues Birdman And Cash Money Records For Unpaid Drake Royalties

Jas Prince Sues Birdman And Cash Money Records For Unpaid Drake Royalties

22 Apr 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Jas Prince, who discovered Drake, claims that Birdman hasn't paid him, cuts of Drake's profits that he was originally promised to receive.
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Rick Ross Squashed The Beef Between Drake And Meek Mill Because He  Wants To Focus On Making $100 Million

Rick Ross Squashed The Beef Between Drake And Meek Mill Because He Wants To Focus On Making $100 Million

08 May 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Rick Ross claims that he is the one who helped put an end to the beef between Drake and Meek Mill.
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Ed Sheeran Is Being Sued For $20 Million For Allegedly Copying Another Musician's Song

Ed Sheeran Is Being Sued For $20 Million For Allegedly Copying Another Musician's Song

17 Jun 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Find out why the "Photograph" musician is being sued for $20 million!
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Kanye West Just Signed A Deal With Adidas That Could Make Him A BILLIONAIRE

Kanye West Just Signed A Deal With Adidas That Could Make Him A BILLIONAIRE

30 Jun 2016 @ 3PM UTC
Read more about the extended partnership between Adidas and Kanye that could net Ye a billion dollars!
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