DAMN! Trinidad James Signed To Def Jam For HOW MUCH?!

Now he’ll really be sporting all gold everything! Reports have been circulating for a bit that Trinidad James was signing to Def Jam, fueled by the rapper being spotted around their offices quite frequently, as well as the entire staff (well, the big-wigs) being present at his recent NYC show. Now the word going around is the deal has been solidified, and he’s raking in big bucks! Details below. Marisa Mendez

Wow.. All RICH Everything! Did Trinidad James Signed With Def Jam Records For $2 Million Dollars?!

From ‘All Gold Everything’ to ‘All Rich Everything’.. Trinidad James recently spotted in a 40 oz Van “Rich” snapback and might actually start his rich & extravagant lifestyle after this news. The other night, label executives from both Def Jam & Atlantic Records were in attendance at Trinidad’s sold out show at The Santos Party House, NYC. But nothing was set in stone, as of that night. As of right now? It’s all rumors …coming from Twitter – but Trinidad James may have landed a $2 million dollar deal with Def Jam. Mind you, he’s only been on the map for about 11 months. Dope. Check out the tweets or “evidence” that rumors may be true after the jump! Biz Baby

So THAT’s Why Nothing Ever Happened With Juelz Santana & Chris Brown’s Single “Back To The Crib”?! WOW!

Juelz Santana has been super quiet on the music scene since releasing his last album in 2005, and a mixtape in 2006. However, in 2010, he popped up with “Back To The Crib” featuring Chris Brown (who he’d lent a verse to back in ’05 for Breezy’s debut song “Run It,”) and it actually did quite well. But yet, nothing came after that. No new single, no mixtape, no album. Now as we wrap up 2012 and prepare for 2013 to arrive, L’z is finally back on his game prepping for a new album…but we still want to know, what exactly happened in 2010? During his MTV Rapfix appearance yesterday, the Dip Set rapper revealed that an issue with his label Def Jam was behind it, and it included L.A. Reid, Rihanna and Trey Songz. Huh? It’ll all make sense below. Marisa Mendez

(Video) Gunplay Speaks From House Arrest On 50 Cent vs. French Montana

After turning himself in to jail in October for beating the ish out of his account, Gunplay was later released on to house arrest for an undetermined amount of time. Today, the MMG artist reached out to Global Grind to discuss his position on 50 and French Montana’s beef, as well as his plans for future music. Check out the video below. Marisa Mendez

(Video) Jhene Aiko – Mirrors

One of the hottest newcomers of the past year, Def Jam signee Jhene Aiko releases the visual to her Key Wane-produced ballad, “Mirrors.” Get into the video, directed by Topshelf Junior, below. Marisa Mendez

Akon’s Brother ‘Bu’ Has Baby Mama Drama

Akon’s little brother, music exec Abou ‘Bu’ Thiam, has baby mama drama and she’s taking him to court. She claims that he has had an increase in his income and she wants in. Read more after the jump Quay

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