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  • Stevie J’s ‘Love & Hip Hop’ Co-Stars Subpoenaed in his Child Support Case

    Apr 1, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The ex-girlfriend and baby mama of “Love & Hip Hop” star Stevie J says she’s owed more than $1 million from the producer in unpaid child support – and has just involved his co-stars in her attempt to claim it, reports Radar Online. In February, a New York court subpoenaed Stevie to answer to Carol […]

  • Island-Def Jam-Motown Music Group Splitting into Three Stand-Alone Labels

    Apr 1, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Universal Music is reorganizing its Island Def Jam Motown group into three stand-alone labels and promoting some key executives in the process, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Effective immediately, Island Def Jam will cease to exist, according to a press release issued by UMG. Def Jam will run as its own unit with longtime executive […]

  • 50 Cent Leaves Eminem’s Shady/Aftermath Label, Goes Independent

    Feb 20, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *After battling with his major label for years, 50 Cent has finally had enough. The rapper announced Thursday that he’s leaving Universal Music Group’s Interscope Records, and Eminem’s imprint, Shady/Aftermath. The Grammy winner and his G-Unit Records have signed a distribution agreement with Caroline, the independent label at Capital Music Group, reports the AP.  Capitol […]

  • Kanye West Sued Over ‘Bound 2’ Sample (Listen)

    Dec 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A former soul singer heard something familiar in Kanye West’s new “Bound 2″ single and has taken legal action. Ricky Spicer, the former member of The Ponderosa Twins Plus One, filed a lawsuit on Monday in New York court against West, as well as Roc-a-Fella Records, Universal Music Group and Island Def Jam Music Group, […]

  • Jay-Z Inks Deal with Universal for Record Releases

    Apr 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Days after the launch of a new sports agency arm of Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s company has announced a worldwide deal with the Universal Music Group for its record releases, reports the New York Times. The deal, described as a multiyear partnership, will bring Roc Nation’s record label under Universal’s umbrella, moving it from Sony Music, […]

  • Lil Wayne’s Daughter Reginae Signed to Young Money

    Feb 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Lil Wayne’s daughter has official joined the family business as the newest member of her father’s Young Money family. Reginae Carter, 14, has officially signed with the label, president Mack Maine confirmed to Rap-Up TV last week. “Just expect greatness,” he said of Carter, who previously performed with OMG Girlz. “She’s Toya’s [Wright] daughter and […]