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Future’s ‘High Off Life’ LP Goes Gold in Less Than 30 Minutes

Future dropped his new album High off Life at midnight on Friday and by 12:30 a.m. EST it had already earned RIAA Certified Gold status. According to the Chart Data Twitter account pre-release tracks sparked the immediate milestone in sales. Future announced the release of his 8th studio album two days prior to its release. […]

BET to Premiere ‘The Next Big Thing’ Music Competition

There will be another show for all you talented singers! It has been announced that BET’s newest reality music competition series The Next Big Thing, will make its premiere on July 9 at 10 PM/9 PM CT. Judges, also known as “The League”, mogul Dame Dash, multi-platinum producer Zaytoven, and industry executive Tina Davis will […]

Sylvia Rhone Named Chairwoman and CEO of Epic Records

After serving as president for the past several years at Sony Music Entertainment, industry veteran Sylvia Rhone has been promoted to Chairwoman and CEO of Epic Records. In her new position, Rhone will oversee the creative direction and management of the storied label, home to Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Meghan Trainor, and DJ Khaled, among […]

Chicago Rapper Tink Cut Ties with Timbaland and Epic Records

Promising young Rapper, Tink was locked into record deals with both Timbaland and Epic Records for the last four years, but according to Fader, the young star is back to the independent grind. Tink is well known for her series of mixtapes (including the Winter’s Diary series) that brought her so much attention and critical […]

Nipsey Hussle Releases TIDAL Exclusive Documentary ’10 Rings’

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 […]

Nipsey Hussle Announces New Strategic Partnership with Atlantic Records

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 […]

Epic Records J Hus Announces Debut Album, Common Sense

J Hus announces his debut album COMMON SENSE due for release May 12th via Black Butter Records / Epic Records. The album is available to pre order now where you will instantly receive new single “Did You See” and “Friendly”. One of the most anticipated albums of this year, COMMON SENSE is a diverse body […]

French Montana Launches Two New Songs “Unforgettable” Feat Swae Lee & “No Pressure” Feat Future

April 7, 2017 – New York, NY – Coke Boys Music / Bad Boy Entertainment / Epic Records’ Grammy nominated, worldwide platinum-selling hip-hop icon, and philanthro­pist French Montana launches two new hit songs “Unforgettable” feat Swae Lee and “No Pressure” feat Future now available on all streaming platforms. French found the inspiration for his upcoming “Unforgettable” […]

Epic Records Signs Jennifer Hudson

Days after slaying the Prince tribute on the 2016 BET Awards, Jennifer Hudson has a new musical home. According to Epic CEO L.A. Reid, the Chicago native has signed an exclusive contract with Epic after three albums with Arista/J Records and RCA. “Jennifer Hudson is the defining voice of this generation,” Reid said in an announcement. […]

Travis Scott Releases New Song, Epic Records Promptly Takes It Down

Travis Scott took to his Twitter account this week to announce some difficulties he’s experiencing with his label, Epic Records. On Monday he stated: BEEN GOING BACK AND FORTH WITH LABEL ON DOING THIS RIGHT. I LOVE @epicrecords LETS GET IT. — TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) May 30, 2016 Later that same day, Scott seemed excited […]

Ciara May Have Left Epic Records

At a recent book signing event for Epic Records head L.A. Reid‘s new book Sing To Me in Chicago, a fan tweeted that Reid revealed that the sultry R&B singer Ciara has left her label home “by choice.” “I heard something like that was in the works, but I don’t know if it’s official,” a […]

Rick Ross Signs to Epic Records

Rick Ross‘ run at Def Jam Records, which ranged from his 2006 breakthrough hit “Hustlin” and debut album Port of Miami, to releasing three albums in the last 2 years, including 2015’s Black Market–one of the better opuses in the MMG headmaster’s catalog–has come to an end, as Ross has reached a deal with L.A. Reid to sign […]

Comedian Arsenio Hall Will Host “BET Honors”

Comedian Arsenio Hall will host the ninth annual BET Honors premiering February 23rd on BET. The star-studded night will honor five distinguished African Americans performing at exceptional levels in the areas of art, music, theater, technology and business. The ceremony will be taped on Saturday, January 23rd at the historic Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. […]

Janelle Monae’s Wondaland Records Joins Forces With Epic, Celebrates Launch With New Video

Janelle has taken her talents to the house that L.A.’s building Janelle Monae has announced that her label–Wondaland Records–is entering a joint partnership with Epic Records, and she isn’t wasting any time getting the music onto the airwaves. In a press release dated February 16, Epic announced the partnership, noting that that talent Monae’s label […]