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During her rise to fame, when she quickly made her mark as a reliable personality on Lifetime’s inaugural season of “The Rap Game,” Atlanta rapper Mulatto seized a moment that was truly meant for her. Far from an overnight success, the Toledo, Ohio-born, Atlanta-raised teenager was as familiar with the grind as most kids her…

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An Instagram Live audience of over 80,000 sat ringside Sunday evening cheering on with fire, and bomb emojis as the songwriter battle, Ne-Yo versus Johnta Austin, brought forth by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, trended on social media channels. Notable attendees included Drake, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox, L.A. Reid, Tierra Whack, Dwyane Wade, and Keri Hilson,…

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Several aspiring producers got an opportunity to compete in the 2019 Rémy Producers national finale. Held at Gold Room in Atlanta, the event featured a competition among the four regional winners which included, Scylla, Ovalord, Clyde Strokes, and Tane Runo. Each producer competed for the chance to win a producer’s deal with So-So Def Records…

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Dem Franchize Boyz band member Gerald “Buddie” Tiller has died, reportedly from cancer, according to Jermaine Dupri’s Instagram posts, who signed the group to So So Def. Dem Franchize Boyz posted the news on Sunday in an Instagram post but did not state the cause of his death. View this post on Instagram R.I.P Buddy…

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Social media is notorious for exposing the best and worst in most celebrities, but some seem to have a special knack for becoming trending topics and Shad Moss, AKA Bow Wow, certainly fits that bill. Whether it’s proclaiming his love for a reality star, his infamous private jet Instagram post that sparked the #bowwowchallenge, he and…

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Jermaine Dupri celebrated the 25th anniversary of So So Def at the BET Awards with a star-studded showcase of past labelmates, including Da Brat, Xscape, Bow Wow, Jagged Edge, Bone Crusher, and Youngbloodz, with special performances by Jeezy and Waka Flocka. The sold-out celebration, sponsored by Dutch Masters, filled Academy Nightclub in Los Angeles, as…

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If rap is a young person’s sport, then Ricci Bitti is controlling the game. On Season 4 of Lifetime’s “The Rap Game” (co-produced by Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah), we watched as the 14-year-old rapper put her skills to the test each week. Now with the radio’s attention (Streetz 94.5, V-103 and Hot 107.9) and collaborations under her belt (Drumma Boy,…

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