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Justin Bieber earns a minimum of $300,000 per concert, placing him near the top of the tour earnings list, contract records show.
History of Beiber: Bieber was discovered in 2008 by Scooter Braun, who happened to come across Bieber’s videos on YouTube and later became his manager. Braun arranged for him to meet with Usher in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG), a joint venture between Braun and Usher.
The 16-year-old performer earns more per gig than established acts like Sheryl Crow ($146,500), Weezer ($150,000), and Bret Michaels ($64,000). Bieber, though, does not command as much as Rascal Flatts ($702,500), Kiss ($500,000), or Keith Urban ($487,500). Checkout full list below:
Ricky Rozay & P Diddy make up the Bugatti Boyz, Checkout the visual for their 1st single, “Another One” below:
Although the Miami Heat are lukewarm in NBA standings today, and not living up to there GREAT expectations, King James was still able to land a spot as one of NBC’s People of the Year. Check the interview after the jump.
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If you recently tried to log in to one of your favorite sites that allowed the downloading of pirated movies, music, music videos or sold counterfeit goods, chances are it’s gone.
The Department of Justice, Homeland Security Investigations and National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center have been quite busy the last couple of days.
Lots of hip hop fans were in shock when they signed on to RapGodfathers.com and OnSmash (click OnSmash in our GWOP Roll) , only to find the sites had been seized by ICE.
But those seizures were just tip of the iceberg. Dozens of other domains have fallen victim in the U.S. Government’s latest attempt to shut down rampant piracy and bootlegging that is costing the record industry, movie companies and clothing manufacturers billions of dollars annually.
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James Tapp, Jr. (September 9, 1977 – November 26, 2003), better known by his stage name Soulja Slim, was an American rapper who achieved modest success on Master P‘s No Limit record label. He is known for his guest appearance on the U.S. #1 hit “Slow Motion” by fellow rapper Juvenile.
On November 26, 2003 Slim was en-route to a performance when he was shot four times; three times in the face, and once in the chest, in front of his mother’s home. with wife Amanda and son A’darryl in the 8th Ward/Gentilly area. Soulja Slim was buried with his cutthroat comitty charm and jewelery also the leather camo clothes he’s shown wearing on the cover of Give It 2 ‘Em Raw.
Atlanta rap artist Dej-A tells a story of a West Side vixen from the urban streets of Atlanta (Zone 1). S/O to Qurious Productions. Watch full video below:
directed by K.B.
Watch a never-seen-before live-action car chase between the Pagani Zonda Cinque and a Lamborghini Murcielago Interceptor.
Sony PlayStation and Nike have teamed up to create this PlayStation Move inspired Zoom Huarache Trainer and the Killzone themed Special Forces Boot, for a limited run collaboration timed with the PlayStation’s 15th anniversary.
Top 200 Album Sales (Top 10 Hip Hop/R&B)
||Man On The Moon: The Legend of Mr. Rager
||I Am Not A Human Being
||Cee Lo Green
||The Lady Killer
||The Perfect Storm
||Man On The Moon: The End of Day