G-Unit Records artists

  1. LoveRance, Rep on the 50 Cent-Powered Second Life of 'Up!'

    April 09, 2012 10:49 AM EDT "UP!," the debut single from 24-year-old rapper LoveRance, first floated into the upper reaches of Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart as an independent release last June. Propelled by a grass-roots marketing campaign - the ...

  2. Backbeat: Fluent Inc., Mobb Deep Help Launch Ad Service Mobflow At SXSWi

    March 12, 2012 1:00 PM EDT The Mob (L-R): Fluent President Mathew Conlin, Prodigy and Havoc of Mobb Deep, and Fluent CEO Ryan Schulke pose outside the venue. (Photo: Toni Wallace) Fluent Inc . is a universal performance marketing network that enables publishers, advertisers ...

  3. Mobb Deep Kick Off Red Bull Music Academy's 'Five Out of Five' Hip-Hop Concert/Discussion Series

    September 26, 2011 5:36 PM EDT Mobb Deep at Red Bull Music Academy's "Five Out of Five" event Sunday night (Photo: Dan Rhys) The Red Bull Music Academy kicked off its "Five Out Of Five" concert series -- highlighting what it considers New York City' ...

  4. N.Y. Court Axes Suit Vs. Label Over Remy Ma Shooting

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT To the woman shot in a dispute over money with rapper Remy Ma , her wounds are the product of the artist's thuggish persona and a music industry that promoted it. But an appeals court rebuffed her effort to hold Remy Ma's former record l ...

  5. Rapper Prodigy Releases Spanish Video, Future Spanish Album

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Prodigy will release a Spanish-language video for his single, “The Life,” using Voxonic’s Voice Conversion Technology, a software that converts recorded voice samples into different languages in the original voice. The Spanish version is se ...

  6. 50 Cent, UMG Sued By 14 Year-Old

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hip hop mogul 50 Cent, Universal Music Group and several of its record labels were sued on Wednesday for promoting a "gangsta lifestyle" by a 14-year-old boy who says friends of the rapper assaulted him. The lawsuit filed by James Rosemo ...

  7. Game On For 50 Cent

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT He's baaaaack. 50 Cent is returning to the videogame world along with fellow G-Unit cronies Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and DJ Whoo Kid -- providing their likeness and voice to "50 Cent: Blood in the Sand," the follow-up to the 2005 game ...

  8. Young Buck Brings Cashville To RED

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST G-Unit MC Young Buck recently signed a deal bringing his Cashville Records to Sony's independent arm, RED Distribution. The rapper was previously in talks with several other labels including his home Interscope Records before settling with RE ...

  9. Early Sales Projections Put Kanye Ahead Of 50, Chesney

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It looks like 50 Cent is headed for retirement, if store reports continue to trend the way they were by mid-afternoon today. 50 Cent had told SOHH.com that he would quit the rap game if his new G-Unit/Interscope album, "Curtis," was outs ...

  10. Styles Exits Interscope, Signs With Koch

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop artist Styles, who recently exited Interscope, has inked a deal with Koch Records. After his exit from Interscope, Styles hit the airwaves of New York's Hot 97 (WQHT) and began a verbal volley with 50 Cent, who Styles claims is respon ...

  11. Busta Rhymes Arrested For Assault In New York

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reports: rapper assaulted concertgoer. Rapper Busta Rhymes has been arrested and charged with assault in New York, police said Aug. 20. According to the New York Daily News, Rhymes (real name: Trevor Smith) was investigated for assaulting a concer ...

  12. Rap Agent Launches 'A List' Agency

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 'Ice' Younossi recently left Emmel Comm. Rap agent Jeremiah “Ice” Younossi has formed A List Talent Agency, a hip-hop booking agency based in New York, Billboard.biz has learned. He will be working closely with 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records a ...

  13. 50 Cent, Zingy Team For Videogame Series

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT G-Unit members Banks, Buck, Yayo also featured. 50 Cent is looking to extend his dominance of the mobile world beyond ringtones with a new videogame series created exclusively for the mobile phone that will feature the entire G-Unit lineup. Workin ...

  14. Rifkind's SRC Records Names Prez

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Acevedo is Loud veteran. Street Records Corp. has named Gaby Acevedo as president of the SRC Records label. He will oversee creative direction and will manage A&R, promotion, sales and marketing on a worldwide basis. New York-based SRC was fou ...

  15. G-Unit's Banks, Buck Set Solo Tours

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, both signed to 50 Cent's G-Unit record label, will embark on separate fall tours in support of their respective debut releases. Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, both signed to 50 Cent's G-Unit record label, will em ...

  16. G-Unit Stars Offer 'First Dibs' Via Virgin Mobile

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Exclusive ringtones available under UMG deal. Virgin Mobile USA and Universal Music Group are rolling out their second "First Dibs" mobile music deal, this time with exclusive master ringtones from G-Unit's Lloyd Banks and Young Buc ...

  17. Young Buck

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The third G-Unit member to go solo, Buck should succeed with this gritty beatscape. The third G-Unit member to go solo, Buck should succeed with this gritty beatscape. News ...

  18. G-Unit's Banks Cashes In On Billboard 200

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lloyd Banks leads five debuts into the top 10 of The Billboard 200 this week. The G-Unit rapper's first solo effort "The Hunger for More" (G Unit/Interscope) bows at No. 1 with U.S. sales of 434,000 c Lloyd Banks leads five debuts i ...

  19. G-Unit's Banks Cashes In On Billboard 200

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lloyd Banks leads five debuts into the top 10 of The Billboard 200 this week. The G-Unit rapper's first solo effort "The Hunger for More" (G Unit/Interscope) bows at No. 1 with U.S. sales of 434,000 c Lloyd Banks leads five debuts i ...