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UMG Dissolves Island Def Jam As CEO Steps Down

Universal Music Group has revealed that they’ll be dissolving Island Def Jam Music Group, Variety reports.


Miami Insider: Tricks, Tips And Inspiration From Music Industry Pros

Looking to make it in the music scene? VIBE caught up with six of the music industry’s leading professionals to provide some insight and tips.


First Listen: Doco Remixes Clinton Sparks “Stay With You” Ft. Riff Raff

Known for his baller DJ and rapper cameo-laden mixtapes, Clinton Sparks is gearing up for a new EP, titled ‘Disco Ball & Chain,’ coming soon…


Afrojacks Signs With Island Def Jam and Universal Music Group

Grammy Award-winning producer-DJ, Afrojack, has been signed to an exclusive worldwide deal with Island Records and Universal Music Group (UMG), through Afrojack’s label Wall Recordings.


New Artist: Baby E.

Peep youngblood talent, Baby E. with some dope tracks. "Broke Again" features seriously tight hooks, written and produced by the 22-year-old from Florida.


Young Jeezy Moves To Atlantic Records, Speaks On Freddie Gibbs

In the wake of Freddie Gibbs confirming his split with Young Jeezy, Jeezy announced Tuesday that his imprint, CTE Records, will move to Atlantic Records…


Teyana Taylor Signs To G.O.O.D. Music

And the G.O.O.D. Music roster just keeps getting bigger! Teyana Taylor has just announced her official signing to Kanye West's growing brand, with distribution…


BREAKING: L.A. Reid Steps Down As Chairman Of Island Def Jam

Looks like the music industry is taking another hit this year. According to Entertainment Weekly music mogul and Chairman of Island Def Jam (well, EX-…


Warner Executive VP Kevin Liles Steps Down

After five-years of massaging the careers of everyone from Jay-Z, to Diddy, Warner Music Group's Executive VP, Kevin Liles, has resigned.