industry rule #4080

A Tribe Called Quest is currently enjoying the fruits of their labor spawned from their classic debut album, People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, which turned 25-years-old this past April.

Prodigy of Mobb Deep is nearing a decade of enjoying the spoils of the independent hustle but it that wasn’t always the case. Around the time he and his partner-in-rhyme Havoc released their classic informal debut album, The Infamous, the duo entered into a contract with Universal Music as a group. However, over the years, […]

Just in case you were lost count on your Cash Money tally, Birdman still hasn’t paid Jas Prince similar to everybody else. In a new court order discovered by the Jasmine Brand, the son of Rap-A-Lot Records founder J. Prince is done making Instagram threats and TMZ public service announcements and is demanding $11 million […]

New Orleans rapper Dee-1 first rose to national prominence when he openly called out then rap game leaders Jay Z, 50 Cent and Lil Wayne to step up do more for the community in a clever record titled “Jay, 50, and Weezy.” Now as a signed RCA Records artist, he planned to nudge the latter […]

Azealia Banks’ offset to her brash online persona is the good music she releases but don’t expect a follow-up to her dope, late 2014 album, Broke With Expensive Taste anytime soon.

First Teddy Riley felt like he got shorted by Lady Gaga and then Jay Z was called out for a sample stemming from 2009. Now it’s Usher’s turn to be grilled in the hotseat of music industry law.

Back in 2005, Chamillionaire had the streets ablaze “Ridin Dirty”, but now the rapper reveals that the idea was actually stolen from UGK. While the rapper was promoting his first mainstream project, Sound Of Revenge, that particular record kept his pockets full, but the label has yet to pay the rap duo for their idea. […]