The ongoing legal saga between Lil Wayne and Birdman has come to an end, this after the pair reached an eight-figure settlement. Adding to the good news, it appears that Wayne will finally have the freedom to release his long-awaited Tha Carter V album, but will do so outside of the Cash Money Records wheelhouse.

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If Twitter rants from female rappers unhappy with their label situations is to become a thing of normalcy, all leading ladies behind the microphone can kiss their hopes of equal representation within the male-driven industry au revoir.

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Although the Walkman has long been replaced by MP3 players and smartphones, fans of the cassette tape format can now rejoice. Prison inmate goods shipping company has signed a deal with Universal to re-release classics as well as new music in the old-school format. 

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. […]


In light of the looming economy and the rise of Internet downloads, Universal Records is announcing plans to lower the price of new releases. The record company’s sales have dropped an estimated 16% in 2010 alone based largely on the sale of digital albums on ITunes and Amazon. In order to compete with the digital […]