Drake re-signs with Universal Music Group for deal worth millions

UMG’s chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has confirmed Drake inked an “expansive, multi-faceted deal” covering “recordings, publishing, merchandise and visual media projects” during the firm’s latest earnings call. Variety reports that the deal was signed off in 2021, and a source told the publication it’s “Lebron-sized”. The 35-year-old hip-hop star who has sold more than 37 […]

Georgia governor shocked as 1,154 immigrant kids sent to state

In a move that has taken the state of Georgia by surprise, it was announced yesterday that almost 1,154 immigrant minor detainees have been settled in Georgia. This action comes in response to the flood of thousands of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally to escape poverty and violence in Central America. Gov. Nathan Deal […]

Georgia governor forms weather task force as new storms approach

Because of the recent ice and snow fiasco that left thousands of drivers stranded, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the creation of an extreme weather Task force. The task force is comprised of Atlanta and state meteorologists, school officials and transportation experts. “We’re not looking backwards. We’re looking forward. What can we do in the future […]

Kanye West announces release date for his new sneaker

After weeks of anticipation following the announcement of his collaboration with adidas, Kanye West has announced the release date for his new sneaker. During a recent interview on a Chicago radio show, West revealed that his adidas collection will debut in September of 2014. West in looking to cash in on both men’s and women’s […]

Kanye West’s major deal with Adidas revealed

Kanye West’s dissatisfaction with Nike has been well-documented. The hip-hop star has blasted the athletic apparel giant over its marketing of his “Yeezy” sneakers and called out company CEO Mark Parker last week during West’s performance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. And according to reports, he’s already moved on–with a new $10 million deal with Nike’s biggest rival, Adidas.

Dee-1 explains why he chose to sign with RCA over YMCMB

Louisiana native Dee-1 is in a great mood. And why shouldn’t he be? The rhymer just inked a brand new deal with RCA, and he sat down with RO to explain why he decided to make the leap from indie sensation to major label star, and why RCA was where he decided to set up shop.

Future and Epic Records announce new joint venture company

Atlanta’s Future has announced the forming of a joint venture company with Epic Records for his imprint, Freebandz Entertainment. Coming on the success of Future’s own Pluto and Pluto 3D projects, the new venture will set the stage for Freebandz artists’ emergence

NBA Lockout Talks End, Players Receive Revised Deal

After 11 hours of talks, players left the midtown Manhattan hotel not knowing what they’ll do, but understanding that if they don’t accept the revised deal, the owners’ next offer will be to drop the players’ split to only 47 percent and to put a NHL-style flex-cap on the table. That would be a nightmare […]