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Timbaland Exits Empire

According to a published report by Billboard, Grammy® Award- winning producer, Timbaland, who helmed the songwriting team for Empire since its inception, has exited. Tim’s replacement is four-time Grammy® Award... Read More...
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Jay-Z is Still Pimpin’ Big

Jay Z has won the Big Pimpin' lawsuit. Back in 2007 the nephew of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdi filed a lawsuit against Jay Z and Timbaland claiming they had no right to sample his uncle's music for their hit ... Read More...
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The Empire Strikes Back

Fox wasted no time in getting their new cash cow, “Empire” in gear and onto the fall schedule. The mid-season replacement that debuted this winter with will return in September with a full 18 with nine in the f... Read More...
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Aaliyah Biopic: Success or Hot Mess?

In light of the wide spectrum of reviews and opinions before, during and after the airing of  Lifetime's biopic, "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" and it's follow-up "Beyond The Headlines: Aaliyah."  Team Urba... Read More...
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Timbaland Makes An Epic Move

After nearly a decade at Interscope, super producer and Grammy® award winner Timbaland has joined Sony, entering into a joint venture with Epic Records for his Mosley Music Group (MMG). Under the terms of th... Read More...
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More Urban Music Biopics on Lifetime

First it was Whitney and now it is Aaliyah. Lifetime Network announced that it is planning a film about the life of actress and R&B singer Aaliyah, with the working title “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.” The... Read More...