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July 19th, 2011
Fat Joe is not happy with the blacklash Joell Ortiz is getting from dropping “Big Pun Back.” It might seem like a publicity to go in on the “Tupac Back” instrumentals. But Fat Joe applauds Ortiz for the songs and says, “I thought it was incredible. I thought it was great. I never seen a guy in my f***in’ life get backlash for f***in’ biggin’ up somebody.” Read more at XXL.
LA Reid takes his position as chairman and CEO of epic records. L.A. was recently a a judge on the American version ‘The X Factor’ with Simon Cowell. L.A. released this statement, “I look forward with great enthusiasm to joining the Sony Music family, as it affords us the opportunity to build Epic Recordings as the revolutionary music company of tomorrow. We are deeply committed to discovering and developing the next generation of superstars as well as implementing a fresh and innovative business model.” L.A. has helped develop artists like Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, OutKast, Kanye West, and many more. Read more at HipHopDX.
Ja Rule is heading back to jail for another 28 months. He just finished a two-year jail sentence for gun-possession charges and now he’s getting charged for failing to file tax returns. Lil Wayne should hold seminars on how not to land back in jail. Read more at MTV.Tweet