Drake Countersues "Hebrew Hustle" Publishing Company Over Mental Distress

Drake is none too happy with a publishing firm that his mental property with out his permission, let me clarify. The firm accused copyright infringement goes by the title “Hebrew Hustle.” In truth, it was they, “Hebrew Hustle,” who struck first, suing Drake over an uncleared pattern on “Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2.”

It would seem that Drake and his attorneys dug up grime on their accusers, as a countermeasure. After finishing their analysis into the matter, they discovered the discovered responsible perpetuating racial and spiritual stereotypes. They additionally accused the corporate “masquerading” as one the rapper’s pressional contacts, primarily based on Drake-related content material they printed on their ficial webpage.

So as an alternative being on the defensive, Drake is now at equal odds with the publishing firm who struck first blood. And you possibly can argue, that Drake has the “manpower” to tip the dimensions, judging by the extent his competitors – his legal professionals have already begun their character assassination by letting the corporate’s listed title leak to the general public. TMZ all of the retailers at Drake’s disposal, was prepared and prepared to cite his workforce’s the firmly acknowledged place voiced in court docket.

“The very title Hebrew Hustle is fensive, because it perpetuates stereotypes relating to individuals Jewish heritage, corresponding to (Drake),” reads the open court docket letter earlier than it goes into authorized jargon. Drake is thereby looking for damages pertaining to “psychological misery” and “humiliation” suffered via his affiliation to the “fensive” Hebrew Hammer nameplate.

 

Juice WRLD Pens Global Publishing Deal With BMG

It’s been an enormous 12 months for Juice WRLD. While he made rumblings on the Internet, he catapulted into fame together with his singles, “Lucid Dream” and “All Girls Are The Same” after he penned a significant label take care of Interscope Records. While “Lucid Dreams” has been steadily been within the high 10 the Billboard Hot 100, he is been making some main energy strikes. Today, BMG introduced they’ve signed Juice WRLD to a brand new publishing deal.

Juice WRLD has simply signed a worldwide publishing administration settlement with BMG. The firm made the announcement earlier in the present day. His new take care of take care of the rapper’s full catalog, together with his debut venture, Goodbye & Good Riddance in addition to his joint venture with Future, Future & Juice WRLD Present… WRLD ON DRUGS. It’ll additionally take care of the longer term tracks he plans on releasing in addition to his current single, “Armed and Dangerous” which he launched a number of weeks in the past.

Aside from his current take care of BMG, Juice WRLD additionally revealed one other play that he made this week. The rapper was not too long ago featured in Foot Locker’s “The Week Of Greatness” marketing campaign. Although he made a small cameo within the commercial, he joined different celebrities and athletes comparable to Ben Simmons, Bad Bunny, DJ Khaled and his son Asahd, and extra. 

With such a profitable 12 months in 2018, we’re excited to see what Juice WRLD has up his sleeves for 2019.

Ja Rule Laughs Off 50 Cent's Rumored Attempt To Buy His Masters

Ja Rule and 50 Cent have been going back-and-forth for years at this level and it would not appear to be both them will make amends anytime quickly. Ja’s been the goal Fif’s social media trolling over the previous few weeks, however he hasn’t backed down in any manner. A number of days in the past, rumors surfaced that 50 Cent was “in talks” shopping for out Ja Rule’s masters and publishing. However, that does not seem to be it’s going to be occurring any time quickly. Ja Rule took to Twitter to dispel the rumors.

Ja Rule took a second out his day to close down rumors that 50 Cent has been working to purchase out the “Always On Time” rapper’s masters.

“You 50 trolls try waaay to onerous hope y’all getting a test and never only a test] lmao,” Ja Rule acknowledged on Twitter. “Anyway for those on the brief bus… HE CAN’T BUY MY MASTERS I OWN THEM!!!”

While Fif by no means confirmed whether or not the rumors are true, it would not be shocking if he did. A number of weeks in the past, after studies surfaced that Ashanti solely offered 24 tickets to her live performance, 50 Cent stated that he was going to purchase out 200 entrance row tickets to Ja Rule’s subsequent present to ensure that the present can be empty.

Interestingly sufficient, Ja’s tweet comes someday after he shared his “final” publish about 50 Cent.

Kanye West's "Yandhi" Album Length May Have Been Accidentally Confirmed

In a mirror universe the place individuals’s reminiscences are wiped away by an omniscient God, their little social media blunder would not have such a ripple impact. But since that is not the case, being diligent is essential once you go alongside data the Web.

In a social media publish aimed toward selling a songwriter named Ant Clemons related to Kanye West, Universal Music Publishing Group by chance leaked the size Yandhi, after which swiftly deleted the publish after sensing the data was not meant to be made public. The deleted tweet reads: 

The unintentional Tweet brings just a few issues to gentle. For one, Yandhi might be not even completed. Secondly, who is that this shadowy determine they seek advice from as Ant Clemons and why is he so integral to the Kanye operation?

I haven’t got these solutions, sadly, nevertheless it does seem that Yandhi will probably be eight, not 7 tracks lengthy. Of course, there all the time lies the likelihood that Universal made a mistake, or is presenting us with a goose egg at Kanye’s behest. All we all know is that some skulking is being executed on the subject of Kanye’s album rollout, and a few his followers are getting weary.

Spotify Tests New Feature That Allows Artists To Upload Their Own Music

Independent artists rejoice. Spotify is testing a brand new methodology that can permit customers to add their very own music. At the second, the one manner for unbiased artists to get music is thru a third-party service. Tunecore, CD Baby, and others have made a prit on working the intermediary place, however Spotify is pulling the rug from underneath these firms. The aforementioned third social gathering providers add unbiased artists’ music to a number of different platforms although, so they may not see an infinite hit induced by Spotify’s new service. Still, Spotify’s newest operate will change the sport. 

Here is a snippet from the announcement, Spotify:

“You’ll have the ability to ship music straight to Spotify and plan for the right launch day. You’ll see a preview precisely how issues will seem to listeners earlier than you hit submit. And even after your music goes dwell, you’ll be in full management your metadata with easy and fast edits.

Just like releasing via some other accomplice, you’ll receives a commission when followers stream your music on Spotify. Your recording royalties will hit your checking account routinely every month, and also you’ll see a transparent report how a lot your streams are incomes proper subsequent to the opposite insights you already get from Spotify for Artists. Uploading is free to all artists, and Spotify doesn’t cost you any charges or commissions irrespective of how ceaselessly you launch music.”

At the second, the service is in an invite-only beta mode. 

R. Kelly Addresses Sex Cult Allegations, Illiteracy, & More In 19-Minute Song "I Admit"

Who thought that it would come to this? At this point, R. Kelly has been disgraced by so many outlets. The man is disliked by so many and it’s only intensified in the last year with the sex cult allegations against him. Details are still breaking out about what Kells may have organized in his home, keeping several women hostage for sexual purposes. In an effort to redeem himself, R. Kelly decided to get a lot f his chest by releasing a 19-minute song à la “Trapped in the Closet,” except this time, the subject matter is hardly fictional.

Addressing pretty much everything we’ve ever heard about the man from his alleged illiteracy to the most recent sex cult accusations, Kells speaks on a lot in the track. As are many his songs, “I Admit” is a smooth fering, keeping fans intrigued throughout the entire length the song as he admits to not being able to read, signing away all his publishing and being absolutely broke at this stage his career. Touring simply to pay his rent, Kelly says that as a man that has not been arrested or convicted anything yet, he deserves some more respect as an artist. 

Whether he’s speaking on accusations pedophilia, admitting he was molested as a child or addressing Spotify removing his music from their playlists, the artist asks us all to look up the definition a cult and a sex slave in order for people to better understand what he’s up against. While he may not be endearing himself to many here, the singer attempts to humanize himself to a group supporters that have totally alienated him. Shared through his Instagram bio, check out the entire song below.

Stormzy Announces #Merky Books In Partnership With Penguin/Random House

Penguin books is ficially a “#Merky academy ting.” Stormzy, coming f the release an acclaimed album that pushed the boundaries Grime with huge gospel songs and more intimate singing tracks (“mans thought that Stormzy couldn’t sing”), has partnered with Penguin books to found the new publishing imprint #Merky Books. A partnership like this is unprecedented in the history hip-hop. There have course been books written by rappers (like Lil Wayne’s Gone Till November) but breaking into the publishing world at the level Penguin and Random House, two the most prominent and respected names in literature, is a big deal.

To kick f the imprint, Stormzy will be releasing his own book in November, called Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far. After Rise Up, submissions will be open to all: “#Merky Books is not currently accepting unsolicited submissions. In 2019 we will announce details an open submission competition for new works fiction, non-fiction and poetry, with the winner receiving a publishing contract with #Merky Books.” They will also be fering a paid internship starting next year.

Stormzy announced the news in a touching Instagram post yesterday, saying “I know too many talented writers that don’t always have an outlet or a means to get their work seen and hopefully #Merky Books can now be a reference point for them to say ‘I can be an author.'” The badman the South went on to say that “reading and writing as a kid was integral to where I am today and I from the bottom my heart can not wait to hear your stories, your poems, your novels, your sci-fis and then getting them out into the big wide world. Proper proud this!” As he should be!