One of the culture’s most under credited influencers is bossing up. Kid Cudi has announced some new ventures.

Lil Wayne is not taking his foot off the pedal. Rumor has it that he is prepping another album for a summer release and more.

Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri have some major collaborative hits under their belts, including the Grammy Award winning “We Belong Together,” for example. Today (Oct. 7), the music stars confirmed that they are formally joining forces with Dupri joining the former American Idol judge’s management team.