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NBA YoungBoy Reveals Label Declined His Attempt to Acquire Masters

NBA YoungBoy Reveals Label Declined his Attempt to Acquire Masters

NBA YoungBoy is one of the biggest acts in Hip Hop at just 20-years-old and under home confinement. He’s a controversial artist, but it looks like he’s working on taking control of his destiny. On Wednesday he took to his Instagram story to reveal that his label blocked his attempt to acquire his Masters. “I […]

Gucci Mane Calls Atlantic Records ‘Polite Racists’ as He Announces Departure

Gucci Mane Calls Atlantic Records ‘Polite Racists’ as he Announces Departure

Gucci Mane announced plans to leave the label in July in a series of since-deleted tweets. La Flare called out the record label and urges other artists on the label or considering the label to stand with him against “racist” music labels. “Leaving #AtlanticRecords July 3rd,” he wrote, “these crackers polite racist.” Advertisement In another […]

Joyner Lucas Announces His Departure From Atlantic Records

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Joyner Lucas burst on the scene with his acclaimed mixtape Along Came Joyner. Then he appeared on the 2015 BET Cipher on the BET Hip-hop awards, solidifying him as an up and coming to MC to watch. His early success led to him singing with Atlantic Records. Now after just two years ago, MC Joyner […]

SOURCE EXCLUSIVE: Nipsey Hussle Talks Discipline, Music and Money

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After leaving Epic Records to start his own All Money In record label, Nipsey Hussle spent roughly eight years putting in the necessary groundwork to establish himself as an independent force to be reckoned with. Nipsey’s work ethic, financial intelligence, and marketing expertise took the advancement of his brand as far as any artist who […]

Nipsey Hussle Releases Second Single Off The ‘Victory Lap’ Album

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A little less than a month out from the release of his debut album Victory Lap — Nipsey Hussle continues a very aggressive yet impressive campaign rollout with the release of his second single “Last Time That I Checc’d” ft. YG. Nipsey followed the release with a World Star Hip Hop premiere video capturing the […]

Nipsey Hussle Releases TIDAL Exclusive Documentary ’10 Rings’

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No rookie to the industry, Nipsey Hussle was once signed to Epic Records before parting ways to start his own independent label All Money In Records. From the release of his first mixtape Slauson Boy Volume 1 to now, the timeline of events prove how worthy Nipsey is of all the success he has garnered. In […]

Lil Uzi Vert Teams With Southside and TM88 On New Track, “Mood”

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Streaming has forever changed how record labels handle the profits for their artists, writers, and producers. Because the royalties are relatively low, musicians aren’t getting their usual fair share from the hits they provide. Enter the recent comments from hip-hop producers, E. Dan and TM88, who both spoke out against Atlantic Records. E. Dan states Atlantic changes […]

TM88 Says He Wasn’t Paid by Atlantic for XO Tour Life

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Words by Roman White TM88 went on a tweet storm Friday afternoon to express his displeasure with his record label, Atlantic Records. The Taylor Gang affiliated producer started his Twitter rant saying “F**K Atlantic” with a link to an Instagram post of the cover art for a new track he released on Soundcloud. The track […]

Producers Accuse Atlantic Records of Small-Time Pay By Renaming Albums as ‘Mixtapes’

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Atlantic Records is currently being singled out after producer E. Dan of ID Labs accused the record label of underpaying producers by renaming albums as “mixtapes,” “street albums,” or “compilation albums”  in a recent interview with BeatStars with DJ Pain 1. .@WizKhalifa​'s producer E. Dan (@IdlabsMusic) explains how record labels avoid paying producers + how Wiz' […]

Nipsey Hussle Drops Surprise Track “Been Down” featuring Swizz Beatz

Nipsey Hussle Drops Surprise Track "Been Down" feat. Swizz Beatz

It hasn’t quite been a full 24 hours since Footlocker and the Jordan brand released the teaser of Nipsey Hussle & Kawhi Leonard’s new Gatorade Air Jordan 1’s commercial. Nonetheless, Hussle has more up his sleeve as he continues unveiling a very impressive rollout for his forthcoming debut album, Victory Lap. Nipsey dropped a surprise bonus […]

Nipsey Hussle Releases “Rap Niggas” Video, Announces $500 Limited Edition Book

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The widespread unveiling of Nipsey Hussle’s debut album Victory Lap has been relentless since the announcement of his new strategic partnership with Atlantic Records last week. He has since announced the official release date for the album, in addition to the album’s first single “Rap Niggas” being released this past Friday, December 1st. With no signs […]

Nipsey Hussle Announces New Strategic Partnership with Atlantic Records

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It’s been nearly three years since Nipsey Hussle released his Mailbox Money EP with a price tag of $1000 for physical copies under his Proud2Pay campaign. Prior to Mailbox Money, Nipsey spearheaded his Proud2Pay campaign with the release of Crenshaw, in which Jay-Z purchased 100 copies of this $100 EP making everyone who didn’t know […]

Gucci Mane gets a big bag From Atlantic Records Extension

At his wedding, Gucci Mane sliced a $75,000 Edda Martinez custom cake with a sword. Wasting no time in providing for his growing family, he will bring home a hefty $10 million after signing an extension with Atlantic Records. Keyshia Ka’oir must be the happiest woman alive. Her wedding was nationally televised.  Her guest list featured the […]