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De La Soul Officially Gets Their Masters Back After Years Of Fighting Tommy Boy Records

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De La Soul Officially Gets Their Masters Back After Years Of Fighting Tommy Boy Records

De La Soul can now finally rejoice. Posdnuos, Dave, and Maseo have finally won back the master recordings of albums like 1989’s 3 Feet High & Rising and 1990’s De La Soul Is Dead after decades of fighting Tommy Boy Records for their renowned catalog.

“Come Celebrate The Great News #A.O.I./Reservoir Records @resevoirmedia,” Maseo wrote on his Instagram account on Monday (August 9). The group also revealed they’d be going live on Instagram at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 10) to discuss the latest news.

 

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But there had been hints that De La Soul’s long war would come to a conclusion in style. Tommy Boy Records was purchased by Reservoir, a music-rights business, for a stunning $100 million in June.

According to Variety, the sale includes over 6,000 masters, including Hip Hop classics like Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise,” House of Pain’s “Jump Around,” and Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force’s “Planet Rock.”

“We have already called out to De La Soul and will work together to bring the library and the songs back to the fans,” a Reservoir representative said confidently.

 

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Tom Silverman, the founder of Tommy Boy, was publically chastised by De La Soul in 2019 for his unethical business methods. At the time, Maseo, Dave, and Posdnuos disclosed that negotiations between the two companies had resulted in Tommy Boy receiving 90% of De La Soul’s streaming revenue and the group receiving 10%, an arrangement they refused to accept.

As a result, Questlove of The Roots started the #TommyBoycott hashtag, while De La Soul asked fans not to stream any of their Tommy Boy records.

“TOMMY BOY ARE NOT IN THE BUSINESS OF GIVING PUBLISHING AND MASTERS!” Maseo wrote in all caps to HipHopDX in August 2019.

” Reservoir, on the other hand, appears to be.

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[WATCH] 50 CENT AND JIMMY KIMMEL CRACK JOKES ABOUT NICKI MINAJ’S COUSIN’S FRIEND

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Nicki Minaj and her cousin’s acquaintances are still being mocked. After reading the information about the COVID-19 vaccine causing testicular irritation, 50 Cent and Jimmy Kimmel cracked a few jokes while discussing the forthcoming BMF concert.

“I heard you got Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s testicles to be on this program, and I know this is meant to be a surprise, but I heard you got Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s testicles to be on this show. Is that accurate?” Kimmel inquired.

50, who is never afraid to tell a joke, jumped right in.

50 joked, “Listen, you didn’t look into the intricacies of the scenario.” “According to the details, he was set to marry. The testicles, I believe, are from the bachelor party. That was never said. Why hadn’t the bachelor party been considered? It was Pfizer if you had a great bachelor party and then your body started swelling.”

If you didn’t get the humor, Pfizer also makes Viagra.

The playful conversation between the two can be heard below.

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Lil Nas X Gives Birth To His New Album ‘Montero’

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Lil Nas X Gives Birth To His New Album ‘Montero’

Lil Nas X pretended to be pregnant with his debut studio album as part of the promotional blitz for his new Montero album. The initiative was started by The Georgia native today (September 17).

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At midnight, Montero arrived with special guests Jack Harlow, Doja Cat, Elton John, Megan Thee Stallion, and Miley Cyrus. Take A Daytrip executive produced the 15-track CD.

“Music, as all artists have stated, saved my life. And now I completely understand. Lil Nas X revealed to Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe, “It provided me an outlet to simply have more of a purpose, have something that I want to dedicate myself to, have something that I enjoy, have something that I’m not doing for somebody else.”

Lil Nas X also released a music video for the song “Thats What I Want.” The STILLZ-directed video, which has a Billy Porter cameo, instantly went viral on YouTube.

In support of the Gilead COMPASS Initiative, Lil Nas X posted visualizers for numerous Montero tunes on his YouTube channel. The group seeks to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States’ southern regions. All donations up to $25,000 per charity will be matched by Gilead.

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Kim Kardashian on that viral meme of her and Kendall Jenner at the Met Gala

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Kim Kardashian on that viral meme of her and Kendall Jenner at the Met Gala

Kim Kardashian wore a head-to-toe Balenciaga ensemble to the 2021 Met Gala, which she co-hosted with designer Demna Gvasalia.

Since then, the internet has been buzzing, with many making fun of the faceless look. Most notably, a viral meme featuring the reality star and her sister Kendall Jenner has been making the rounds.

“Kendall was yelling my name and I couldn’t see who it was, but I could see the shape of her glittery dress,” she added, crying.

“This look on Kim is like a new subculture and fashion statement,” a source earlier remarked of her choice of dress for the night.

“She doesn’t have a logo or a face, yet everyone recognizes her.”

We’re not sure if Kim saw herself in the mirror, or if she even recognized herself.

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