Kanye West is going the litigious route these days after filing a third lawsuit, this time aimed partly at Island Def Jam, his label home for the past 17 years. West wants off the label and to obtain his master recordings, citing he’s being exploited by the entity. The Blast reports: The newest lawsuit, obtained […]

LA Reid is now the chairman of Epic Label Group! The Hollywood Reporter states “As part of the restructuring, Epic will absorb some of Jive’s acts including Usher and Pink, who were both signed by Reid. Other stars such as Britney Spears will remain on the RCA/Jive Label Group.” Reid will oversee some of the […]

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Sha Money XL, Island Def Jam’s Senior VP of A&R, took some time out of this day to impart wisdom on some aspiring musicians from Jay-Z’s old middle school in Brooklyn. The students from IS 318 ages 11 to 15 met the executive at the SAE Institute, a world-renowned audio engineering school. The founder of […]