Can you feel it? The Jacksons reissuing digital editions of last 3 albums

Expanded digital editions of The Jacksons’ last three studio albums will be released on April 30. Epic Records and Sony’s Legacy Recordings have announced 1980’s Triumph, 1984’s Victory and 1989’s 2300 Jackson Street will be reissued with bonus tracks. On Friday, March 19, 2021, a new remix of “Can You Feel It” by producer and […]

DDG on his transition from YouTube to music, upcoming track with Queen Naija

DDG has multiple YouTube channels with over three million subscribers combined. He previously said that he’s made $20-$50K per month from uploading videos daily. He recently signed a deal with Epic Records, and his latest single “Run It Up” features G-Herbo, YBN Nahmir and Blac Youngsta. DDG also has a music video coming out with […]

Sexual harassment allegations may have led to L.A. Reid’s departure from Sony

New information has emerged regarding the surprising departure of music industry icon L.A. Reid from Sony Music. Reid was CEO of Epic Records until Rob Stringer was announced as its new CEO. A  short statement from Sony reads, “L.A. Reid will be leaving the company.” Now new information first reported by Billboard seems to indicate […]

L.A. Reid out at Epic Records after 6 years of success

L.A. Reid is no longer CEO at Epic Records. The departure comes just weeks after Sony Music, Epic’s parent company, named Rob Stringer as CEO. Reid led Epic to being one of the most respected labels in the music industry. Under Reid’s guidance, the label featured chart-topping artists such as Future, DJ Khaled, Travi$ Scott, […]

5 reasons 21 Savage is a perfect fit at Epic

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21 Savage can now call Epic Records home. Upon having a breakout year in 2016 laced with platinum singles (“X” featuring Future and “No Heart” featuring Metro Boomin) and a successful joint EP with Metro Boomin (Savage Mode), the Atlanta native has just inked a deal with LA Reid and co. He joins collaborator Future […]

How music executive DaDa Mills takes industry icons to unprecedented heights

Duwayne “DaDa” Mills has his way of leading you in a trance, engaging you and captivating your imagination when he speaks on subjects he loves, music and technology. The music executive and entrepreneur has worked as vice president of A&R for Epic Records and as partner and senior executive vice president at music management company […]

1st Whitney Houston, now this; Jennifer Hudson makes it ‘purple’ rain

On the heels of Jennifer Hudson’s outstanding performance on the BET Awards 2016 is an epic deal with Epic Records, she’s now signed to an exclusive contract with Epic Records. On Tuesday, June 28, Epic’s chairman and CEO LA Reid, following up Hudson’s historic show-stopping tribute performance of Prince’s “Purple Rain” at the 16th annual […]

Bobby Shmurda attempts bail for the 7th time

You can’t accuse Bobby Shmurda of not being persistent. The “Hot Ni–a” rapper appeared in court yesterday to make his case for bail for the seventh time since his December 2014 arrest on weapons and murder charges and reasoned with presiding judge Abraham Clott that his bail was too high. Shmurda’s attorney, Alex Spiro, argued that […]

You won’t believe who wants to bail Bobby Shmurda out of jail

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Bobby Shmurda’s drawn out jail drama could soon be coming to an end … at least temporarily, and you’ll never believe who could be his saving grace. None other than Martin Shkreli. If you aren’t familiar with Shkreli, he is the 32-year-old multi-millionaire pharmaceutical executive who made headlines earlier this year when he bought the expired […]

Despite recent drama Cash Money makes ‘Billboard’s’ Power 100 list

Despite currently having their hands full with two separate lawsuits and their star artist trying to make a very public exit from the label, Cash Money Records executives Ronald “Slim” Williams and Bryan “Baby” Williams are still among the most powerful people in the business, according to Billboard magazine. The music industry trade recently released its […]

Bobby Shmurda makes bail

Looks like Brooklyn, New York, rapper Bobby Shmurda is one step closer to becoming a free man after posting $2 million bail over the weekend. The 20-year-old “Hot N***a” rapper has been in jail for about six weeks after being arrested on conspiracy, drug, and gun charges According to The New York Times, the city will […]

Bobby Shmurda’s attorney says the government is out to get him

Attorney Howard Greenberg thinks his client, rapper Bobby Shmurda, is being railroaded. Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Jean Pollard, was arrested along with members of his GS9 crew, on Dec.17, and charged with a number of crimes including conspiracy to commit second degree murder and conspiracy to commit second degree assault. Reports shortly after the […]

Future celebrates album release in Chicago

On April 15, Future celebrated his upcoming album Honest with a private listening session at Pressure Point Studios in Chicago presented by Hennessy V.S. Photos: Onasis

Future previews new album, ‘Honest,’ in Atlanta

Future previewed his new album, Honest, on April 2 in his hometown of Atlanta at Halo Bar and Lounge. Future rapped along to several songs as attendees got a chance to hear the finished album in its entirety for the first time. Check out exclusive images from the event.

L.A. Reid confirms whether he dropped TLC from Epic Records

After weeks of back and forth between his wife and TLC’s former manager Pebbles, LA Reid is stepping in and shutting down all of the rumors. Last week, rumors circled that Pebbles, who is threatening to sue VH1 and TLC for her portrayal in their acclaimed Vh1 biopic “CrazySexyCool,” claimed to get the girl group […]

Yo Gotti talks about his new album ‘I Am,’ and explains Juicy J ‘diss’

Yo Gotti is having a very good year. The Memphis-based rapper inked a new deal with Epic Records earlier this year, after an extended period of uncertainty regarding his career. Not only did it give him a new label home, but it also provided a launchpad for his CMG (Cocaine Muzik Group) imprint. With the deal in place, Gotti set to work on his sixth studio album. With I Am set to hit the streets this week, Gotti sat down with RO and reflected on where he is and what he’s been through.

Cash Out hosts ‘ATL Celebrity Day Party’ and charity event

Atlanta’s I AM Music store partnered with marketing and PR gurus The 3ME Group & That’s Hottt PR to bring many of their friends and supporters out for the ultimate ATL Celebrity Day Party and charity event for the homeless youth in the city of Atlanta. While clothing and accessory donations piled high, a few […]

Kstylis (King of Twerk): ‘Booty Me Down’

Epic Records’ artist, Kstylis, who also goes by the “King of Twerk,” has been making major moves with his latest single “Booty Me Down.”  Check out the official music video!

Ciara debuts new single ‘Body Party’: Good enough for a comeback?

Ciara has found it difficult to recapture the same magic she held in the mid-2000s. After a string of several hit albums, Ciara missed with the lackluster Basic Instinct. She hopes to make a comeback with her new album One Woman Army. Ciara recently released a new song “Body Party.” Will the song give Ciara […]