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Redman Saves Def Jam? | Hip Hop Business

Did you know Redman Saved Def Jam? It’s true. When Redman realized that he was, “about 50k from selling dope”, he had a wake up call. It was then that he realized that Hip Hop didn’t have a retirement plan. ...
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Master P Fights the IRS?

Master P in Hot Water with the Federal Government? For Taxes? Percy Robert Miller, known by his stage name Master P or his business name P. Miller is an American rapper, actor, businessman, record producer, philanthropist, and former basketball player, looks like ...
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What is Jay-Z’s Net Worth?

With him kick starting the careers of other musicians such as Rihanna, Willow Smith, and Rita Ora. He is also known as one of the wealthiest rappers in the world, with Jay-Z having a net worth of $810.0 million.
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What is Kendrick Lamar’s Net Worth?

Who is Kendrick Lamar? Kendrick Lamar Duckworth aka Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper and songwriter mostly known for his hit albums, DAMN, and Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, and, To Pimp a Butterfly. Even though he has made many hit ...
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The Morality Clause. How the Industry Hedges a Bet.

The Morality Clause. How the Industry Hedges a Bet. There’s been some discussion regarding Capitol Records recent decision to sign shock rapper XXX Tentacion to a $6 million contract despite the chance that the flavor of the moment rapper could ...
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How did Cashmoney Records get a 90/10 Distribution Deal?

Cashmoney Records received a 90/10 distribution deal with Universal Records. How did it happen? Here a a few reasons why.
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What is the 360 Degree Deal? A/K/A the Slave Deal

What is the 360 Degree Slave Deal? One recent development that is becoming increasingly common is the enforcement of a label contract called the 360 Degree Deal, also known as a “multiple rights deal” or “multiple services deal.” Some have ...
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Cardi B Signs New Publishing Deal

Like a NFL QB coming off a great season, Cardi B signs a new publishing deal. As she became the first unassisted female rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100.
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Nipsey Hustle Invests Earnings into Cryptocurrency.

Nipsey Hustle Invests Earnings into Cryptocurrency. SO..  Nipsey Hustle Invests Earnings into cryptocurrency? I get it. He sees himself playing with house money at this point. Is it a good move? Probably not. I think he’s better off putting all ...
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Diddy Wants To Buy The NFL?!?

Diddy Wants To Buy The NFL Sean John Combs, also known as Diddy, wants to buy the NFL. The NFL has been the host of many different protests, like the protests of the national anthem by the players and Donald ...