Strange Music

  1. Independent Study: Strange Music

    November 26, 2013 1:24 PM EST This story originally appeared in the new issue of Billboard, which you can pick up here. Subscribe to Billboard here . THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN BILLBOARD MAGAZINE GET THIS WEEK'S ISSUE – SUBSCRIBE TO BILLBOARD HERE – IPAD EDITION Tec ...

  2. Strange Music Rules on Rap Albums Chart

    August 23, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Missouri-based independent label Strange Music notches its eighth debut on Rap Albums this year as Stevie Stone’s “2 Birds 1 Stone” opens at No. 9 with 5,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. No other imprint has placed as many titles ...

  3. INgrooves to Purchase Fontana

    March 02, 2012 1:18 PM EST INgrooves, the digital aggregator launched in 2002, hs purchased Fontana, the indie distribution company owned by Universal Music Group, the company announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal gives the digital distributor a fu ...

  4. Urban Power List: Tech N9ne

    January 04, 2012 6:22 PM EST Tech N9ne Founder, Strange Music Website: StrangeMusicInc.com Twitter: @TechN9ne Underground King Motor-mouthed Missouri MC Tech N9ne might have surprised some casual rap watchers when his latest underground hip-hop opus, All 6' & 7' ...

  5. INgrooves Inks New Artist, Label Deals

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of a recent strategic investment from the Universal Music Group, digital distributor INgrooves announced a number of new artist and label signings. Recent artist imprint signings include Jimmy Buffett (Mailboat Records), John Michael ...

  6. Lil Wayne Back On Top Of The Billboard 200

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 25% drop in sales, Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 this week. The Cash Money/Universal album moved 156,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and has now sold ...

  7. Fontana Inks Distro Deal With Strange Music

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST First release under the deal from Tech N9ne. Fontana has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Kansas City, Mo.-based Strange Music. Under the new agreement, Fontana will work closely with the indie label on expanding reach in the marketplace ...

  8. Fontana Inks Distro Deal With Strange Music.

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST First release under the deal from Tech N9ne. Fontana has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Kansas City, MO-based Strange Music. Under the new agreement, Fontana will work closely with the indie label on expanding reach in the marketplace, ...