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B.o.B takes it back to the trap in the visuals for his track ‘Cold Bwoy.’ In the  Philly Flyboy directed video,  B.o.B. rides through the hood in an ice cream truck, which happens to be filled with female mannequins and their detached body parts. The song is featured on the Atlanta rapper’s latest mixtape WATER. After revealing that […]

Last night, Waka Flocka took to Twitter to once again voice his displeasure with Atlantic Records.

The relationship between conscious rapper Lupe Fiasco and his label Atlantic Records has been a complicated one to say the least. The label gave him a hard time about releasing his third album “Lasers” with no hit single back in 2010, which ended with legions of Lupe fans coming to his rescue. His fifth studio album, “Tetsuo […]

Atlanta music scene staple DJ Drama is diversifying his income once again. After dropping two solo albums and continuing to work with artists for his Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, Drama just signed on to join the A&R team at Atlantic Records.   According to Billboard, Drama will be based in Atlanta and will scout, sign, […]

It’s an end of an era for T.I. as a rapper and businessman. His contract is up at Atlantic Records and he is now taking meetings with different labels in hopes he can secure a deal worth $75 million. The deal that T.I. is supposedly looking for will consist of 3 solo albums. He also […]

Trapper turned rapper Young Jeezy is about to add label executive to his resume. According to a recent Tweet the “Supafreak” rapper will be taking a desk job as Senior VP of A&R at Atlantic Records. https://twitter.com/YoungJeezy/status/233581436022693888 “From the streets to the Boardroom. SVP of A&R at Atlantic Records I am,” he wrote. “Let’s Get […]

From his first mixtape to signing with Atlantic Records, Diggy Simmons has been methodically building anticipation for his debut album. In this episode of TVOne and TheUrbandaily.com’s “The Playlist” the son of Rev. Run shares what fans can expect on his first project. 

Jay-Z has a lot of women to thank for his achievements and Latrice Burnette is one of them.  Though the digital era is filled with stories of overnight success, this marketing maven followed the more traditional analog-era path. When a lot of her high school peers were playing with video games or obsessing over a […]

Rapper Lupe Fiasco enjoys the success of his new album, Lasers, and ends the beef with his record label, Atlantic Records. Watch how it goes down in the latest installment of The Playlist, brought to you by TheUrbanDaily and TV One. The Playlist Week 11:

Lil Kim called up iPower 92.1 to chit chat with TT Torrez about a lot of different issues that have occurred during her career including why she left Atlantic Records, her being sued by Trackmasters, and whether those PayPal numbers for Black Friday were authentic. Samples of History: Led Zepplin Seeks Blues Inspiration “I left Atlantic […]

Atlantic Records assembled four of their most artistically unpredictable signees–Lupe Fiasco, Estelle, B.O.B & Janelle Monae– to discuss what it means to change the music game. Billboard Magazine Editor-In-Chief Danyel Smith moderates the panel. “I’m always down to pick the brains of my fellow artists,” says the usually outspoken Lupe Fiasco. “This is my third […]

Saigon’s album The Greatest Story Never Told will finally be in stores early next year, but he has a few tales that he’s willing to share now. In the next installment of our “5 Things You Didn’t Know” the BK MC shares his craziest onset story from Entourage, how many beats Jay-Z took from him, […]