Cash Money Records

  1. Cash Money, Chase Announce Partnership for Austin Mahone Release

    September 03, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Austin Mahone is getting a boost for his debut album when it drops next month, as his current label, Chase Records, has announced a partnership with Cash Money Records to release Mahone's album. The Universal Republic-affiliated Cash Money ...

  2. Cash Money's Birdman Launches Apparel Lines With Bravado, Lil Wayne; Includes 'Python Accents'

    August 19, 2013 4:18 PM EDT Cash Money's ever-expanding empire now includes hip-hop (Lil Wayne, Nicki MInaj and Drake among othgers), pop , R&B and rock artists, a book publishing division (which reacently inked a deal with Rev. Al Sharpton), a spirits brand,  fil ...

  3. Backbeat: Cash Money Throws BET Awards Party With Birdman, Slim, Monte Lipman, Cortez Bryant, More

    July 03, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Celebrating the Cash Money Billboard cover are (from left) Ronald "Slim" Williams, Cash Money's Vernon Brown, Universal Republic's Monte Lipman, Young Money president Mack Maine, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Billboard ...

  4. Cash Money: The Billboard Cover Story, Birdman & Slim Video Interview

    June 29, 2012 5:50 PM EDT Read an excerpt from the cover story of Billboard's Urban Power issue Spend any time talking to Bryan "Birdman" Williams about his business these days and you'll quickly come to understand that he has two immediate goals: Relea ...

  5. Cash Money Hires Radio DJ Greg Street to Work on Cash Money Records, Content

    June 15, 2012 5:03 PM EDT Cash Money Records co-CEOs and founders Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams announced that broadcast personality and radio DJ Greg Street will join Cash Money Records and Cash Money Content, the book publishing ...

  6. Exclusive: EMI Resolves Lawsuit With Cash Money Over Licensing Payments

    March 23, 2012 6:21 PM EDT EMI has settled its lawsuit with Cash Money Records over unpaid licensing fees that appeared to be connected to Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III. In 2009, EMI had sued Cash Money for "direct, contributory and vicarious inducement of copyyright ...

  7. EMI Sues Cash Money Records, Rep Says Case Will Be Resolved 'Amicably'

    March 19, 2012 8:51 PM EDT EMI has sued Cash Money Records over late payments. According to a complaint filed by the major in the U.S Federal Court in the Southern District of New York, Cash Money has failed to make payments due to the major for undisclosed music it license ...

  8. Billboard Power 100: Ronald 'Slim' Williams & Bryan 'Birdman' Williams

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 25 Ronald "Slim" Williams & Bryan "Birdman" Williams Founders/co-CEOs Cash Money Records Twitter: @BIRDMAN5STAR Money. Power. Respect. Cash Money is hotly rumored to be at the center of a bidding war. Why? The label ...

  9. Urban Power List: Ronald 'Slim' Williams & Bryan 'Birdman' Williams

    January 13, 2012 6:37 PM EST Ronald "Slim" Williams & Bryan "Birdman" Williams Co-founders/Co-CEOs, Cash Money Records Group Website: CashMoney-Records.com Twitter: @BIRDMAN5STAR Money. Power. Respect. It's been 21 years since Bryan "Birdman& ...

  10. Lil Wayne, Birdman Hit With Copyright Suit In NYC

    October 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A Florida man wants rappers Lil Wayne and Birdman to show him respect — for using his voice on a song with that title. Thomas Marasciullo filed a copyright infringement lawsuit Friday in a Manhattan federal court against the rappers, their record ...

  11. Drake Signing Sparks Skirmish At Universal

    August 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There's a glitch in the Universal matrix and it involves Drake. Earlier this summer, Billboard.biz reported that while sources predicted the Toronto-raised rapper was likely to sign with Universal Motown, 22-year-old Drake inked a deal direct ...

  12. Lil Wayne Re-Ups With Cash Money

    September 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne has re-signed his contract with Cash Money Records for an undisclosed number of albums. The rapper has recorded for the Universal-distributed label since he was a teenager. In addition to being its biggest recording artist, Wayne also se ...

  13. Lil Wayne To Star In 'Patriots'

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne will star in the Weinstein Co.'s sports film "Patriots" alongside Forest Whitaker and Bow Wow. The rapper will play a character named Lamont, a student from a New Orleans high school who is skeptical of the school's n ...

  14. Lil Wayne Quietly Releases Digital EP

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST With his next album, "Tha Carter III," not due until February via Cash Money/Universal, rapper Lil Wayne snuck out a five-song digital EP on Christmas day, dubbed "The Leak." There is no physical product for sale, but the track ...

  15. Lil Wayne Album Leaked

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After releasing "Da Drought 3" mixtape a few weeks ago, Lil Wayne unveiled a YouTube video last weekend, explaining that his upcoming "Tha Carter 3" album was leaked. In response, the rapper plans to release the leaked tracks a ...

  16. Beats & Rhymes

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After flying high with his 2002 solo debut, "Birdman," Cash Money Records artist/co-CEO Baby returns with his sophomore set, "Fast Money." Read this week's column written by Rashaun Hall. After flying high with his 2002 so ...

  17. Lil Wayne Renews Cash Money Deal

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper bows Young Money imprint. Rapper Lil Wayne has renewed his recording contract with Cash Money Records, a joint venture with Universal/Motown Records. "Tha Carter II" is due this year. The album is the follow-up to "Tha Carter ...

  18. Rhythm & Blues

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lil' Mo's "Syndicated" will debut on Cash Money Records' new label, Roun'Table Entertainment. Read Gail Mitchell's column. Lil' Mo's "Syndicated" will debut on Cash Money Records' new lab ...

  19. Cash Money Forms New Imprint

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cash Money Records is establishing a new full-service label, Roun'Table Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Working in conjunction with Universal-distributed Cash Money, the imprint Cash Money Records is establishing a new f ...

  20. Cash Money Forms New Imprint

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cash Money Records is establishing a new full-service label, Roun'Table Entertainment, Billboard.biz has learned exclusively. Working in conjunction with Universal-distributed Cash Money, the imprint Cash Money Records is establishing a new f ...

  21. Rapper Birdman Flies Into Shoe Deal

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lugz Shoe Co. has teamed with hip-hop artist Bryan "Baby" Williams, aka Birdman, to create a signature athletic shoe. The "Birdman" sneaker will hit U.S. retail outlets May 15, with a suggested retail Lugz Shoe Co. has teamed w ...