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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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XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

XXXTentacion Says He Has Terminated $6 Million Capitol Records Deal

27 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Florida native XXXtentacion says he has terminated his $6 million record deal with Capitol Records.

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Madonna's Former Stalker Awarded $455,000 By Judge

Madonna's Former Stalker Awarded $455,000 By Judge

09 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

A stalker of Madonna won a considerable amount of money after a judge ruled in his favor in a case involving excessive force by the NYPD.

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B.o.B. Wants To Raise $1M—To Prove The Earth Is Flat

B.o.B. Wants To Raise $1M—To Prove The Earth Is Flat

07 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

B.o.B is crowdsourcing donations to prove the Earth is flat, but GoFundMe is not having it.

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