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Rocky Diamonds Signs To Epic Records

March 28th, 2014 No comments

According to Rocky Diamonds’ tweets last night he has signed a deal with Epic Records and if you haven’t heard his most recent project The Marckus Shaw EP you will know why Epic decided to scoop him up. It is not one hundred percent clear whether Rocky signed solo or as a member of the Polow Da Don instructed collective, MDMA. Either way it is a huge accomplishment for Rocky and his team so congratulations to them.

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RondoNumbaNine Arrested & Charged With Murder

March 10th, 2014 No comments

Rising 17-year old Chicago rapper RondoNumbaNine who recently dropped his mixtape Real Nigga For Life 2 has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting of a taxi driver on the morning of February 22nd. Police have said some of the incident was caught on security camera while also finding his fingerprints at the scene of the crime. He is currently being held on a $2 million bond.

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Kid Cudi – Satellite Flight (Artwork x Tracklist)

February 13th, 2014 No comments

Kid Cudi has said that his upcoming and highly anticipated album, Satellite Flight is his “best work to date” and we certainly hope hes right but we’re also aren’t sure how he can top Man On The Moon. Today CuDi took to his Twitter to reveal the self-designed cover art along with digital tracklisting for the album expected to be releasing soon. However keep in mind this is not the final version of the tracklist as the physical copies of the album will include more songs.

Peep the artwork above and get a look at the digital tracklist after the jump.

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Young Thug Signing To Future’s Freebandz Label

January 18th, 2014 3 comments

It’s no secret Young Thug is one of, if not the most talked about up and coming rapper in hip-hop right now and with good reason. With the success of his singles “Stoner” and “Danny Glover” along with countless other club banging tracks, the young ATL artist had everyone wondering who would scoop him up and add them to their roster. At first the thought was he would be going with Guwop at 1017 Bricksquad but last night after a visit to DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Streetz Iz Watchin’ Shade 45 show it is clear Thugger plans on signing with Future and the Freebandz team letting the news out. We are excited to see what Thug and Future cook up in the studio and bring us next. Stay tuned.

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Action Bronson Announces ‘Blue Chips 2′ Tour

December 30th, 2013 No comments

Action Bronson will be starting off 2014 on the road as he will be heading out on a nationwide solo tour. The Blue Chips 2 kicks off on January 10th and 11th with back-to-back shows in New York City while ending on February 10th in Hawaii (not a bad way to end a tour).

Take a look at the full list of cities and dates after the jump.

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Kid Cudi Announces Title Of New EP

November 25th, 2013 No comments

A few months ago Cudder announced during a show in Texas that he planned on dropping a project before he released his next album, Man On The Moon III. Well today it seems as though the pieces to that precursor project are coming together as Cudi announced via Twitter the title. The EP, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon has no release date yet but just the news of the title can get fans excited. The Cleveland rapper previously stated that the EP will connect the storyline from Indicud to Man On The Moon III.

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T.I. & Grand Hustle Sign To Columbia Records

November 22nd, 2013 No comments

A day after news broke that Jeezy & CTE was joining Roc Nation, we get word that T.I. is also making a label jump. Tip will be taking his talents along with team’s over to Columbia Records and will be leaving Atlantic. T.I. is currently working on his next album with both Timbaland and DJ Toomp which will release under the new umbrella sometime next year.

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Jay Z Signs Jeezy To Roc Nation

November 21st, 2013 1 comment

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Jay Z’s Life + Times put up this picture of Hov making another power move yesterday by signing Jeezy Roc Nation under a management partnership deal. After not being happy with Def Jam recently, we think this is a great move for both sides especially with assuming Jeezy is bringing DBCO with him. Hopefully this will not affect the release of #ItsThaWorld 2 which is due out next week on November 27th.

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DJ Mustard Signs To Roc Nation

November 18th, 2013 No comments

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LA super producer DJ Mustard has already been under Roc Nation management but now he will officially be added to the label roster alongside celebrated artists including Rihanna, J. Cole and Rita Ora. Over the last year Mustard has become one of the most sought after producers with his signature LA hip-hop sound. With several hits climbing the Billboard charts and radio plays including 2 Chainz “I’m Different”, Young Jeezy “R.I.P.” and Tyga “Rack City”, DJ Mustard now says he is ready to change people’s perspective that he only makes club records and will have some pop songs coming out soon.

Peep the interview with Life+Times after the jump.

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Chief Keef Sentenced To Residential Drug Treatment Program

November 8th, 2013 1 comment

Chief Keef is currently in custody once again after failing two drug tests and being sentenced to a 90-Day residential drug treatment program. The Cook County’s sheriff’s office said that the Chicago rapper failed two drug tests and, after a court appearance yesterday (November 6), was being transferred to the Cook County Jail. #FreeSosa

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