"I'M THE SOLE stockholder, the CEO, the man. Me and my manager are the owners of this thing." So says Ice-T, aka Tracy Marrow, on the subject of his new label, Rhyme Syndicate. The vanity imprint…
Jay Landers, a senior A&R exec at Columbia Records, looks set to exit the label for a high-ranking talent post within the EMI Records Group, according to sources.
British-based record distributor Tring Intl. and its sister company, Long Island Music, have sued the international music convention and exhibition MIDEM for 2 million francs.
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST kicks into full gear today in Austin, spawning the largest A&R feeding frenzy of the year and emptying L.A. of publicists and writers for the latter half of the week.
The House copyright subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing March 25 to explore the merits of a "performers' rights royalty" for recording artists whose songs are played by broadcasters.
Robert De Niro's Tribeca production company has entered the music business via Sony Music distribution and plans to develop a full-service record label.
A pair of aspiring musicians have sued rap artist Marion Knight, a k a Suge Knight, for allegedly pulling a gun on them, beating them and stealing a wallet.
A former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers has sued the band, along with its manager and lawyer, for expelling him without cause and failing to pay his share of royalties.
Australia's High Court has struck down a blank tape levy, ruling March 11 that sections of the federal government's 1989 amendments to copyright laws allowing the levy were invalid because they…
Select Records, home of Kid 'n Play and Chubb Rock, will move its distribution arrangements from Elektra to Atlantic Records, according to sources.