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Young Thug Places Nicki Minaj In His “Top 5 Female Artists Of All Time” List

Young Thug Places Nicki Minaj In His "Top 5 Female Artists Of All Time" List 1

He didn’t share who made the other four spots but gave Minaj her flowers. The industry never ceases in praising Nicki Minaj for her contributions to music and her peers follow suit. Nicki has dominated several areas of the industry for nearly two decades and she remains a top-selling, top-charting artist who …

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NBA Youngboy Compares Labels’ Deals With Artists To Slavery

NBA Youngboy Compares Labels' Deals With Artists To Slavery 2

Follow @hiplifehiphop NBA Youngboy compared artists’ contracts with labels to slavery. NBA Youngboy says that he’s never been paid for any of his millions of views on YouTube and compared labels’ contracts with artists to slavery during his recent appearance on DJ Akademiks’ podcast, Off The Record. “I think as …

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T-Pain Says Younger Artists’ Focus On Overnight Success Is “Super Disturbing”

T-Pain Says Younger Artists' Focus On Overnight Success Is "Super Disturbing" 4

T-Pain says younger artists are too focused on momentary success over longevity. T-Pain says that younger artists are too focused on achieving overnight success rather than building longevity. The veteran rapper discussed the issue, which he finds “super disturbing” on Twitter, Friday night. “The way that artists are starting to believe that momentary …

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50 Cent Reacts to Being Left Off List of Top 10 New York Artists

50 Cent Reacts to Being Left Off List of Top 10 New York Artists 6

  50 Cent had one of the most meteoric runs in music when he burst onto the scene nearly 20 years ago. However, the rapper feels slighted by the way his legacy has been perceived since stepping away from music to embark on a successful career in television.   View …

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I’ll collaborate with young artists rather than sign them – Sarkodie explains why

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Ghanaian rapper Michael Owusu Addo, famed as Sarkodie, has made his intentions clear about working with young artistes under his record label, SarkCess Music. According to Sarkodie, he doesn’t have plans of grooming new talents under his sole supervision anytime soon, especially after attempting it with rapper Strongman and singer …

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50 Cent & Saweetie Advise Aspiring Artists On How To Get Discovered

50 Cent & Saweetie Advise Aspiring Artists On How To Get Discovered 10

50 Cent and Saweetie drop gems on how to get discovered as an aspiring artist. Very rarely do aspiring artists get a chance to soak up game from established artists in the music industry. Some opportunities have been presented to up-and-coming musicians through apps like Clubhouse, which removes a degree …

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Stonebwoy schools Ghanaian artists on how to make hits songs

Stonebwoy schools Ghanaian artists on how to make hits songs 12

Ghanaian dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has given his colleagues a keynote on how to make hit songs. Over the past years, Stonebwoy can be credited with hit songs like ‘Enkulenu’, Dirty Enemies, Kpoo Keke, Putuu, Nominate, and Activate. With this record, Stone has shared his secret to achieving these hits with his colleagues. According to Stonebwoy, …

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5 top Ghanaian artists accused of musical theft

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When musicians get accused of plagiarism, their artistry comes into question and everyone particularly social media users wade into the conversation about whether or not the music was purposely stolen. Due to the complicated nature of copyright law, most cases are thrown out or settled out of court but at …

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Birdman Says NBA YoungBoy Will Be One Of The Biggest Artists Ever

Birdman Says NBA YoungBoy Will Be One Of The Biggest Artists Ever 19

YoungBoy Never Broke Again is on pace to become one of the most popular artists of all time according to Birdman. Birdman has worked with some of the all-time greats and he certainly has a good ear for what will be hot for years to come, which is why it’s so …

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