|Sat, September 25, 2010 at 7:12 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Another Hip-Hop star is getting in the cognac business. Dre's been real busy these days between his new brand of laptops and his long awaited album, however now he can officially add Cognac to his repertoire. According to AHH, Dr. Dre's brand new cognac should be available in stores at the end of this month, beginning October.
The producer /rapper, Dre, released info about Aftermath Cognac as early as August 2008. This drink will be first alcoholic drink from Dr. Dre and Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records. Abecassis Cognac will dealing with the production and distribution of the new Aftermath Cognac, and will help present a new 80-proof sparkling vodka product which will be available as flavored and unflavored. Of course, the Cognac release coincides with Dre's follow up album, Detox - which is more than highly anticipated.
Has cognac replaced clothing lines as the new "side" business in Hip-Hop?
|Sat, September 11, 2010 at 10:45 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Super producer Dr. Dre has settled a million-dollar lawsuit with his longtime recording studio, Paramount Recording Studios.
Paramount filed a $1,220,500 lawsuit against Dr. Dre, claiming the rapper and his label, Aftermath Entertainment, failed to pay the studio bill, which ran from April of 2009 until June of 2010.
Dre had recorded at the studio for the past 10 years, allowing him to receive a lower rate for the studio's services. Dre was supposed to settle the bill in July of 2010, but failed to do so.
Dre, born Andre Young, recently settled up with the studio in regards to the outstanding balance.
Reps for Paramount revealed that they had reached an amicable settlement with Dre, who is working on his album, Detox.
|Sun, March 08, 2009 at 8:50 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Producers affiliated with rapper Eminem's former production company, F.B.T. Productions LLC, were handed a unanimous defeat Friday (March 2) in its royalty lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG).
According to The Associated Press, a federal jury unanimously voted in favor of Universal and other defendants such as rapper/producer Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records and its distributor, UMG's Interscope Records.
Richard Busch, F.B.T's attorney, weighed in on the defeat as he mentioned that the company's owners, Mark and Jeff Bass, were considering all options, including appeal.
"We're very disappointed by the decision," he told the AP.
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