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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Signs New Publishing Deal With Warner/Chappell Music

According to reports from Billboard, Jay-Z & his Roc Nation imprint have signed worldwide publishing administration deals with Warner/Chappell Music.

According to the agreement, Warner/Chappell Music will have publishing rights to Jay-Z’s music dating back to 2008 which would include The Blueprint 3 and Watch The Throne as well as all his future music. There’s

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Justin Timberlake Leads ‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings To Season High

Justin Timberlake returned for his fifth time hosting Saturday Night Live. His appearance, and the slew of cameos that accompanied it, gave a sizable boost in ratings–ratings which are a season high for the late night comedy show.

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VIDEO: Lil Wayne ft. Future & Drake – Love Me

After just releasing the video for Drake’s ‘Started From The Bottom,’ the Cash Money/Young Money team is dropping another highly anticipated video–one starring Lil Wayne, Drake & Future for the single, ‘Love Me.’ The video showcases a whole new level of visual creativity for all involved, boasting a gothic theme and caged strippers. Watch.

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Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Announce ‘Legends Of The Summer’

The rumors were true: Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake have announced the Legends Of The Summer tour

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VIDEO: French Montana ft. Nicki Minaj – Freaks (Behind The Scenes)

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Young Money’s Drake To Narrate Documentary On Kentucky Wildcats Basketball

Drake is lending his voice as narrator of a Turner Sports documentary. The documentary is entitled Bluegrass Kingdom: The Gospel of Kentucky Basketball. The hour-long documentary highlights the storied legacy of the University of Kentucky’s basketball program.

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Son & Daughter to Star In New Animated Series

A new animated series “House of Wallace” is in the works. The series will feature 16-year-old C.J. Wallace and 19-year-old T’yanna Wallace, the children of late rapper Notorious B.I.G.. The two will star in the show about maintaining the hip-hop legend’s New York City recording studio.

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VIDEO: Justin Timberlake Performs Live At SXSW Secret Show

Justin Timberlake partook in the SXSW festivities at his secret MySpace show where he performed his new single “Pusher Love Girl”. Watch.

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Lil Wayne & T.I. Announce New Tour via TMZ?!

Lil Wayne has released a video to TMZ, who reported a week ago that he was on his death bed after suffering multiple seizures. In the vid he takes time to speak on his new album ‘I Am Not a Human Being II’ and an upcoming tour with some of his “closest friends in the

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Waka Flocka & Gucci Mane Will “Never” Do Music or Business Again

In a recent interview, Bricksquad’s Waka Flocka explains how he now feels about longtime friend and labelmate Gucci Mane.

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Bruno Mars Performs Billboard Chart Topping Single Live On ‘Ellen’

R&B crooner, Bruno Mars charmed his way through the stripped-down set with only a red piano and a mic as he hit the stage on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to perform his single “When I Was Your Man.”

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VIDEO: Nicki Minaj – Up In Flames

Nicki Minaj takes it back to her mixtape days with the viral video for “Up in Flames.” Nicki plays the piano by candlelight and raps by the fireplace in the Grizz Lee-directed clip. Watch.

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