Posts Tagged ‘Jive Records’

Mickey Factz: “YNot” Mixtape & Boxset Press Release

October 13, 2012 Leave a comment

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To commemorate a new era, Mickey Factz will release his 10th and last solo mixtape “Ynot”, Nov 5th. – And it is done in true Mickey Factz fashion.  Fans will be able to purchase a limited-edition boxset titled “Mickey Factz: The Artistic Collection,” which contains CDs with all the artwork of his 9 previous mixtapes and “Ynot.”   The twist- The CDs will be blank.  Fans are given the power to choose how they want to organize & receive the music. is hosting the mixtapes for free download and sponsoring “Ynot” with a countdown to the release.   In order, the countdown features and revisits each mixtape.  Each mixtape will contain never before released tracks such as “Locked Away (NERD Remix).”  The “Limited-Edition Boxset” will be available on  All information is available at

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April 15, 2012 Leave a comment

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Universally regarded as one of the greatest figures in hip-hop history, New York City’s own Q-Tip becomes the newest addition to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings, announced today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.  Details on the fourth solo album by Grammy Award®-winner Q-Tip, tentatively titled THE LAST ZULU, will be announced in the months ahead.

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Rhoda Lawrence Departs Universal Music Christian Group

March 6, 2012 Leave a comment


Rhoda Lawrence Departs Universal Music Christian Group

(Los Angeles, CA – March 6, 2012) – Rhoda Lawrence departs Universal Music Christian Group, where she has served as vice president since launching UMCG with Universal Music Group Distribution President and CEO Jim Urie in 2007. It was their shared profound love for gospel music that inspired them to develop UMCG, the first distribution umbrella for faith-based music at Universal Music Group. Read more…

[The Tens] 10 Other Things That Papoose Is King Of (None Of Them Are New York)

October 7, 2011 1 comment

Everyone who has ever heard Papoose rhyme know that there has always been a ton of potential there. However, after signing a huge $1.5 million deal with Jive and having his album on tap for release, Pap became the most overhyped rapper to never drop an album. That was 2006, it’s 2011 and Papoose still hasn’t dropped an album but something incited Shamele Mackie to hop on Twitter and flood timelines with zany proclamations that he has all of a sudden become the King of New York. We all are well aware that Papoose can rap his face off, but the King of New York self declaration and the subsequent tweets that followed had us all scratching our heads. So why not create a list of ten things that Papoose may really be king of outside of New York?

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Jacob Latimore – Nothing On Me

June 25, 2011 Leave a comment
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