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Record Deal – (Video) Rich the Kid Got Signed to Interscope for $2.5 Million

EXCLUSIVE Rich the Kid has lived up to his name after a huge payday from his new record label, so he can afford to crank up his bling game. The rapper hit up NYC Luxury for some fresh ice the day after signing his $2.5 million deal with Interscope. We're told he got a chain, a diamond Audemars Piguet watch and bracelet for $140k and has another chain being made with the "Rich Forever 3" album logo ... for north of $100k. We got the Kid out in Midtown Manhattan showing off his new choker chain ... all 34 carats and 380 gold grams.
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Music Biz Diddy, Beyoncé, & Drake Make Top Five On Forbes’ Highest Paid List...

Music Biz Diddy, Beyoncé, & Drake Make Top Five On Forbes' Highest Paid List for 2017 The Weeknd made this year's list at number 6,...
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Music Biz: The Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Is Set To Open In 2018

Earlier this week the Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum to the World announced that they won its bid to acquire a major Harlem building and development site that will be home to the Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Headquarters. The Hip Hop Hall of Fame is Chartered non-profit 501 (c)3 Museum and Educational Institution whose mission is to "preserve, archive, exhibit, educate, and showcase hip-hop music & culture from around the world." This is a huge milestone for hip-hop as its grown to become arguably the most popular genre of music today. Phase one of the site is set to open in 2018 as explained in the official press release: The HHHOF development team anticipates completing the building acquisition process over the next few months, and is making pre-development preparations to move right into the redesigning of the building's exterior and interior infrastructure in the 'phase I' plan set to open in February 2018. 'The preliminary plan includes a ground floor themed..
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Music Biz: (Video) Irv Gotti Interview. Talks The re-launch of #MurderINC, The Feds and...

Music Biz: (Video) Irv Gotti Interview. The re-launch of #MurderINC and more. Irv Gotti Relaunches Murder Inc., Talks His New Series 'Tales', And How A...

Music Biz- One Love Manchester Concert Raises $12 Million and Counting #OneLoveManchester

EXCLUSIVE The One Love Manchester concert was an enormous hit on several levels, and now we know that includes financially. Sources involved in organizing the concert tell TMZ, the count right now is $12 million, but they expect it to go higher ... millions higher. As one source put it, "When it's all counted it should be enough to take care of the victims and their families." The concert drew 55 thousand people, despite a warning from the UK government that another attack was likely.
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Music Biz: Murder Inc. Returns and Announces Partnership With 300 Ent. @irvgotti187

Storied Hip-Hop executive Irv 'Gotti' Lorenzo took to social media this weekend to announce the official resurgence of his Murder Inc. labeland its subsequent partnership with 300 Entertainment. In two separate Instagram posts, Gotti commented on his relationship with Kevin Liles and Lyor Cohen, quoting that the trio was "back at it again." "Everyone get ready for some dope music. And everyone get ready for TALES. June 27th. On BET. Everything I am about to give to the world is dope. Believe In It!!" he further wrote. Among artists signed onto the Murder Inc./300 partnership are D.C. rapper Boogiie Byrd and Atlanta duo Fitted Circle. In posts published before the above one, Irv went into a much more detailed account of the deal with 300 and his plans outside the label, including Tales, a series set to premiere on BET based on the anthology of hip-hop, according to Gotti. "I'm beyond blessed and excited to be Smashing with my guys," he wrote in reference to Liles and Cohe..

Music Biz- Ariana Grande Will Headline Star-Studded Show in Manchester Next Weekend

EXCLUSIVE Ariana Grande is going back to Manchester sooner rather than later, because we've learned she will headline a huge concert in the city a week from Sunday. Sources familiar with the plans tell us Ariana and her manager, Scooter Braun, are reaching out to some of the biggest names in music and are in the process of booking them. We're told Ariana has invited performers who are friends of hers to participate. It will be held in one of the 4 big arenas in town, but not the Manchester Arena, where the terrorist bomb exploded, killing 22 and injuring 59. Our sources say Live Nation will produce the event. All proceeds will go to the victims and their families.

Music Biz: 22-year-old Songwriter behind some of Rihanna’s biggest hits – Bibi Bourelly

Music Biz: 22-year-old Songwriter behind some of Rihanna’s biggest hits - Bibi Bourelly 22 year old songwriter Bibi Bourelly made her name writing hits like...
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Music Biz: Young Dolph “KING” Documentary (Video) Ft. Gucci Mane – Enigma Series

Music Biz: Young Dolph "KING" Documentary Video (Ft. Gucci Mane - Enigma Series) Enigma is a Worldstar original documentary series that profiles mysterious and misunderstood...

Music Biz: Get Your Tickets to the Billboard Hot 100 Festival

Now's your chance to see the hottest acts of the summer. Tickets for the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival are on sale now. The two-day festival, which is set for August 19 and 20, will feature Major Lazer, Big Sean, Zedd, Camila Cabello, DJ Khaled and Gucci Mane as headliners. Bebe Rexha, Lil Yachty, Tinashe, T-Pain, Sammy Adams and plenty more will also be performing over the fest weekend. The Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival is produced by Billboard in partnership with Live Nation. It will take place at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York. Tickets are on sale now. See the full lineup below.

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