Dr. Luke’s days with Sony are reportedly be numbered. Amid lawsuit allegations that he drugged and raped Kesha early in her career and the backlash that has followed, Sony is rumored to be cutting the producer’s contract short.
In a year that has already resulted in many wins, Fetty Wap is ensuring his future will be just as bright on the radio and other visible platforms by signing a new deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
After the grand fiasco (or crafty marketing plan) that was Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly release, yet another West Coast rapper airs out his grievances with his label. Earl Sweatshirt’s long-awaited sophomore album, I Don’t Like Sh*t, I Don’t Go Outside, due out March 23, became available for pre-order via iTunes last night, which didn’t enthuse the rapper one bit.
Although it appeared that RapGenius.com, the popular Hip-Hop hub for lyrics, was in a bit of hot water with an industry enforcer, they seem to have their bases covered with a new venture with Sony/ATV Music, Billboard reports.
2012 has been the year of the come-up for songwriters and producers. Add Salaam Remi to the list of production mavens getting ready to take the corner office at record labels.
As there has been constant speculation on Jay-Z’s developing label, Roc Nation, the businessman known as Shawn Carter clarifies. The Roc Nation is a deal with Sony and also is in part with Atlantic Records. “Sony is Roc Nation. That’s where Roc Nation’s going through,” said Jay-Z. In relation to his upcoming Blueprint 3, which […]