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TDE Chief Blasts Record Label Over Leak Of New Kendrick Lamar Album.

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Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album To Pimp A Butterfly was leaked early on iTunes over the weekend, and the CEO of K. Dot’s imprint is not pleased about it. TDE’s Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith expressed he feeling about the early release of the album and blamed the fault squarely on Kendrick’s major label Interscope. "I WOULD LIKE 2 PERSONALLY THA[...]

Common And Oprah Will Make Appearances In Season 2 Of Empire!

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Don't know much about Season 2 of Empire, other than it's definitely happening, and Common and Oprah will both make appearances on Fox's smash hit series. Lee Daniels told Access Hollywood this week that the Oscar-winning rapper and the media mogul would both guest star on the series he co-created when it returns next season. "Yes. Yeah. She's gonna [...]

Manny Pacquiao Purchases Diddy's Former LA Mansion.

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Manny Pacquiao and his family will be living in luxury in the weeks leading up to his May 2nd fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. TMZ Sports reports that the Filipino boxing champion has just purchased Diddy's former Beverly Hills mansion for a cool $12.5 million. Pacquiao didn't want to bother with furnishing the home, so he purchased the 7 bedroom, 7 bat[...]

Jamaican Model's Rag To Riches Story To Make It To The Big Screen!

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IN 2003, her story sent the modelling world on both sides of the Atlantic in a tailspin. Fast forward a dozen years later and the story of Nadine Willis, the Jamaican supermodel, who was an exotic dancer who made it from the ghetto to Gucci model, is set to make it to the big screen. According to a highly placed source, negotiations are currently under[...]

Jermaine Dupri Believes That Ciara Ripped Off Usher's "You Got It Bad" With "I Bet!"

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This week, a Los Angeles jury determined that Robin Thicke’s pop smash “Blurred Lines,” co-wrote and produced by Pharrell Williams, copied elements of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up.” Given the tremendous success of the song, Williams and Thicke are ordered to pay $7.4 million to the Marvin Gaye estate. Although they each made about $5 million off[...]

Jay Z To Pay Off Bruno Spoerri For Uncleared "Versus" Sample!

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Jay Z has agreed to pay half the royalties from his 2013 song “Versus” to a Swiss Jazz musician after lifting the melody. “The rapper had denied copying instrumental 'Lilith — on the way' in his 2013 song 'Versus,’ the UK Daily Mail reports today (March 13). “But he has now agreed to pay 50 per cent of the royalties to the Swiss pianist and saxophonist, f[...]