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Yo Gotti States He Did Not Sign To T.I.’s Label

In an interview at the BET Awards, Yo Gotti clears up the misunderstanding that he was signed to T.I.’s label, Hustle Gang. Gotti states he is currently signed to himself with CMG (L.A. Reid / Epic Records). Read the short quote below and check out the interview segment on the red carpet through the jump! […]

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Topshelf Records Puts Entire Catalog Up For Free Download Via Bandcamp

Topshelf Records, in a move equal parts crazy, generous, and crazy generous, has arranged to have their entire catalog available for free download via Bandcamp. Everything. New stuff like the Pianos Become The Teeth/Touché Amoré Split and the You Blew It!/Fake Problems Split. The tops of the twinkle daddy heap like Empire! Empire! (I Was […]

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Capture The Crown Sign With Sumerian Records; Release Music Video

For a handful of moments I considered titling this piece something along the lines of, “Obvious Signing Is Obvious,” but felt the irony may be lost on some. Sumerian Records essentially announced their plan to head straight for the bank in 2013 earlier today by signing the insanely popular metalcore act Capture The Crown. The […]

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Pentimento Signs With Paper+Plastick/Black Numbers, Announce Album, And Release “Circles” Video

Holy shit. Could that title be any longer? I tried to keep it concise, but damn, Pentimento know how keep the good news rolling. New York rock act Pentimento have announced they will release their debut full length on Paper+Plastick/Black Numbers on November 13. Paper + Plastick Records will be handling the digital and vinyl […]

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Streetlight Manifesto Ask Fans To Boycott Victory Records

Ska punk band Streetlight Manifesto recently made a rather bizarre request from their fans. The ska outfit have asked that their fans boycott the band’s label, Victory Records, and not buy any merch from the company. The band have requested that fans instead buy any merchandise from the band directly rather than from the company […]

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Anchor and Braille Recording New Record

Things are moving right along for Anberlin side-project, Anchor and Braille. Singer Stephen Christian conveyed via Twitter today that recording a new record was underway and that the project had been signed to a label.  Recording will occur in Nashville, TN. The new album will feature a few musicians playing different instruments. John Bucklew (States, Copeland) […]

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Drake Addresses “Leaving Young Money” Rumors

Drake has found more success from his latest releases than even we expected and as a result, the rumor mill is alive and well. Earlier this week, rumors began circulating online that Drizzy Drake was considering leaving his family at Young Money in search of a bigger, better deal. This is (of course) untrue, but […]

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Yelawolf announces release date for debut album

Alabama native, rapper, Yelawolf has announced the release date for his debut album through Eminem’s record label Shady. Yelawolf’s album, Radioactive, is set to hit stores October 25, via a deal with his label Ghet-O-Vision/Shady Records/DGC/Interscope.

Razor & Tie signs Kevin Devine, offers FREE mp3

Kevin Devine has joined the Razor & Tie Records family. He will be releasing his latest album, Between the Concrete & Clouds, through the label on September 13. To celebrate the signing, click here to download an mp3 of the album’s title track. Kevin is planning a string of tour dates to coincide with the […]

Big Boi launches record label with his daughter

You heard it right, Big Boi has indeed started a record, called Purple Kids, with his 16-year-old daughter. Big Boi has given the label to his daughter as a sweet 16 birthday present. The first artist signed to Purple Kids is 12-year-old singer Gabbie Rae and her music video for “Neverland” can be viewed here. […]

Freddie Gibbs signed to Young Jeezy’s label

Freddie Gibbs announced, at his latest show in Chicago, that he has signed a deal to Young Jeezy‘s label called Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE). Here’s what Gibbs had to say regarding his signing experience: I just made the right decision and went with a gut feeling instead of just going off of impulse or signing […]

Forgive Durden dropped off FBR?

Forgive Durden‘s band name has been taken off of the Fueled By Ramen website. This could possibly mean the band has been taken off of the label. Thomas Dutton, the only remaining member for Forgive Durden, has not released any new music since Razia’s Shadow back in Fall 2008.