1. The Beef: Meek Mill Blasts Wale On Twitter, Wale Responds

    July 08, 2014 3:13 PM EDT There seems to be tension in the Maybach Music Group camp. Meek Mill took to Twitter today (July 8) to throw shots at Wale for not supporting him by promoting his upcoming album, "Dreams Worth More Than Money." "Wale just ain't gone tweet a thing about my album…. He'…

  2. Flume Shares Animated ‘Space Cadet’ Video: Watch

    March 20, 2014 5:04 AM EDT Just days out from the start of his latest global trek, Flume has taken his fans on an early trip. The smoking hot Australian electronic music producer Flume has dropped an animated clip for his remix of “Space Cadet” featuring Ghostface Killah and Autre Ne Veut. The reworked track appears…

  3. Rick Ross Addresses 'Mastermind' Album Delay

    December 05, 2013 5:11 PM EST Rick Ross has delayed his "Mastermind" album to "top of 2014." Originally due December 17, the rapper announced the album delay on the remix to his song, "No Games": "'Mastermind' on the way/ Top of 2014." Rick Ross, Meek Mill & French…

  4. Stalley, Master P, Outasight & DONCHRISTIAN: Free Music Round-Up

    August 09, 2013 4:39 PM EDT From street mixtapes to an EP that’ll probably accompany your remaining summer days, and even some more eclectic stuff in between, these free releases will keep your ears occupied for the weekend. Master P, "Famous Again" (Mixtape) Master P has been so consistent this year, and he…

  5. Bubbling Under: YouTube Star Taryn Southern Heads to Radio With 'Crush'

    July 19, 2013 11:08 AM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Taryn Southern, Honor By August, Stalley and Todd Galberth Taryn Southern Comedic online sensation Taryn Southern seeks to add…

  6. Breakaway Music Festival Announced: Empire of the Sun, Wu-Tang Clan Playing Stadiums in Columbus, Dallas

    June 11, 2013 11:00 AM EDT The inaugural Breakaway Music Festival concept, produced by rising young promoters Prime Social, will launch with two new events at Major League Soccer (MLS) stadiums in Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas, Sept. 14 and 21, respectively. The multi-genre events feature artists from indie, EDM, pop,…

  7. The Seed: Stalley, Travi$ Scott, Tank & More

    April 01, 2013 12:14 PM EDT During a busy week of releases from R&B/Hip-Hop veterans and trending newcomers, Maybach Music’s Stalley debuts “Swangin,” the first single off his upcoming major-label debut. Featuring legendary Houston rapper Scarface, the soulful, screw-filled cut borrows its beat and chorus from a…

  8. Curren$y Joined by Lupe Fiasco, Action Bronson and More at New York Show

    January 04, 2013 11:19 PM EST It's a smoggy smoke-filled evening inside New York City's SOBs as Curren$y packs the venue for a sold-out show. The New Orleans Spitta was ready to dust off his catalog of hits, selecting titles from both his albums and from his myriad of mixtapes for a performance punctuated by…

  9. Rick Ross, 'God Forgives, I Don't': Track-By-Track Review

    July 31, 2012 6:40 PM EDT Everyone has their own story of struggle. There's no denying Rick Ross has one. He's proven so since his first debut album, "Port of Miami," which is laced with rhymes of his dope-boy days. But Ross' fifth studio album, "God Forgives, I Don't," tells a…

  10. Rockie Fresh: Why He Joined Rick Ross' Team Instead of Diddy's

    July 16, 2012 12:15 PM EDT It's been a quick ride to the top for Rockie Fresh, the latest artist to join Rick Ross ' growing stable of top-flight talent with Maybach Music Group. After all, the young MC is only 21 years old and just signed his first major label deal last week. "I've been managing…

  11. Maybach Music Group Takes Over NYC With Album Signing & Concert

    June 27, 2012 12:45 PM EDT The Maybach Music Group family left an unforgettable mark on two hundred NYC hopefuls, yesterday (Tuesday, June 26). Supporting the release of their second compilation album, "Self Made Vol. 2," Rick Ross and his family participated in a pop-up shop, album signing, and concert for…

  12. Maybach Music Group Holds 'Self Made Vol. 2' Album Listening at NY Strip Club

    June 14, 2012 3:45 PM EDT "All we know how to do is be self-made," Rick Ross declared last night (Wednesday, June 13), at an exclusive listening session designed to unveil tracks from the sequel to Maybach Music Group's first collaborative album, "MMG Presents: Self Made Vol. 1." Well-versed…

  13. Omarion On His Fresh Start: 'No One Stays Hot Forever'

    May 25, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 'Maybach O' Talks Rick Ross and 'Transitioning Through Peaks and Valleys' Less than a year ago, Omarion 's music career was at a stand-still. Now, when he's on the street, people congratulate him by hollering the phrase "Maybach O!" "The changes…

  14. Rick Ross Has 'Clinical Direction' To New Signings, Says Def Jam President

    May 04, 2012 4:45 PM EDT On May 2, Rick Ross and the major players of his Maybach Music Group label assembled at New York's Eventi Hotel to announce the upcoming plans and further expansion of the Warner Bros. hip-hop imprint. MMG's next posse album, "Self Made 2," will be released June 26; rapper…

  15. Maybach Music Day: Label Signs Omarion, Sets Rick Ross Album Release Date

    May 02, 2012 5:30 PM EDT As soon as an invite to a Maybach Music Group -- Rick Ross ' Warner Bros. imprint -- press conference hit many inboxes, theories of what would be discussed sprung up across many timelines. Is Rick Ross signing Omarion ? "Is Rick Ross signing Ma$e ? Will an album, or two, or three,…

  16. T.I. and B.o.B Steal Warner SXSW Showcase

    March 16, 2012 6:00 PM EDT "South By South West, what's happenin'?" T.I. yelled out, as he greeted the eager audience at Thursday night's (March 15) Warner Music Group showcase in Austin, Texas. Massive lines formed around the block of downtown venue La Zona Rosa hours prior to the hip-hop…

  17. Billboard Bits: Dylan's Art Accused of Plagiarism, Chris Brown: Knee-Licker

    September 28, 2011 6:40 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bob Dylan Paintings Draw Skepticism Over Source Material Bob Dylan's painting exhibit "The Asia Series" is receiving plenty of criticism over the singer/songwriter's original source material.…

  18. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony To Reunite For Concert, Drake Will Also Perform

    July 20, 2011 6:20 PM EDT Despite the departure of Krayzie Bone in April, all five members of legendary hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will come together for a final farewell performance in their hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, on July 23. "They ain't seen us, all five, since Flesh came out [of prison in…

  19. Curren$y Keeps Climbing With New Mixtape and Merchandising Deal

    June 24, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Don't be fooled by the billowing cloud of fragrant smoke: Curren$y is a shrewd businessman. Despite five record deals in less than 10 years, including one with No Limit and another with Cash Money Records, and still no "official" solo debut, the New Orleans rapper has carved…

  20. Exclusive: Teedra Moses Signs to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group

    April 20, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Last month, Teedra Moses made a move that took everyone by surprise. A month after debuting her video, "R U 4 Real," signed to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group and put a hold on her sophmore album, "The Lioness." Video Premiere: Teedra Moses, "R U 4 Real" In…