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Jeezy announces that he’s joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Veteran hip-hop star Jeezy announced via Twitter on yesterday (November 20) that he has linked with Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Jay’s company will now conduct business for Jeezy and his Corporate Thugz Entertainment brand. It is being reported that Jeezy and Jay are planning to partner to create a new management agency.

Tupac Shakur biopic finally set to begin filming after numerous delays

After several delays over the past two-and-a-half years, the long-awaited Tupac Shakur biopic is officially set to begin filming in 2014. The date was confirmed at a reception held by the film’s production companies, with producer Randall Emmet making the official announcement.

Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles announce new content company 300, deal with Atlantic

Former Warner Music Group chief Lyor Cohen has announced the official launch of his new “content company,” 300. Cohen, alongside former WMG notables Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz are looking to spark a revolution in the way the music industry operates. All three men have long ties in the industry and as colleagues: Moscowitz is the ex-president of Warner Bros, Liles was formerly the executive vice president. All three men also worked together at Def Jam.

Kanye West announces ‘Yeezus’ tour with Kendrick Lamar

Hip-hop superstar Kanye West has announced “The Yeezus Tour,” an upcoming 23-city trek across North America, with Kendrick Lamar joining him most of the dates. in support of his latest album. The acclaimed Compton rhymer will be the opening act on “The Yeezus Tour” for all but five dates.

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