Power Moves: 21 Savage Signs With Epic Records

21 Savage is stuntin’ on his ex b*tch. The rapper has officially signed a record deal with Epic Records, and revealed the news on the recent episode of the Rap Radar podcast.

L.A. Reid Reveals The REAL Reason French Montana’s ‘MC4′ Was Pushed Back

French Montana’s sophomore album, MC4, was set to drop on August 19. However, just two days before, French took to Twitter to reveal that the project had to be pushed back for sample clearances. It was quite strange, considering that the album had already been pressed up and shipped out, so it would result in a loss of money for the parent label, Epic Records. It’s also pretty unheard of to have gone that far ahead with an album without first getting the proper clearances for samples. As suspected, that wasn’t the actual reason.

(Video) OutKast & Future Are Set To Be Featured in Netflix Documentary About ATL Group Organized Noize

Many A-List hip-hop artist and record execs are set to be featured in an upcoming Netflix documentary about Atlanta production group Organized Noize. Hit the jump for more.

(Video) LA Reid Reveals His Biggest Regret Was Ignoring Whitney Houston’s Drug Problem

Music mogul LA Reid recently sat down with Wendy Williams to promote his new book ‘Sing to Me.’ During the sit down, LA discussed a broad range of topics including relationship with his ex-wife, working with Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and TLC and how he feels he failed Whitney Houston. According to Reid he was not aware of how serious Houston’s substance abuse problem was at the time and blames himself for the infamous “crack is whack” Diane Sawyer interview. Reid explained, “I was so naive. I didn’t realize that there was an issue. I said let’s get Whitney with Diane Sawyer and promote the album.” He continued, “She asked her the question about substance abuse and when Whitney said, crack is whack, my mouth dropped. I felt like I really failed her.” Later adding, “My job is to protect talent and try to present them in a way that people will love them. My job is not to drum up controversy or drum up gossip. Check out the interview below.

(Video) L.A. Reid Tells Black Artists Stop Using the B-Word

In a recent sit-down L.A. Reid Tells Black Artists Stop Using the B-Word among other bold statements as one of the music industry’s most successful and decorated black executives opened up about the state of the R&B, songwriting, Hip Hop and black culture today.

Big Boi Announces New Record Deal

Big Boi is back! The Atlanta-raised rapper has announced a new deal with Epic Records for his next solo record.

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