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Cash Money Records
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Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1991
Founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams
Ronald "Slim" Williams
Distributing label UMRG (US)
UMG (Non-US)
Genre Various
Country of origin United States
Location Miami, Florida
Official Website Official Site
.Cash Money Records is a record label founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams.^ Cash Money Records vault.
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^ Birdman (aka Bryan Williams) founded the legendary Cash Money Empire along with his brother, Ronald 'Slim' Williams, in the hardscrabble streets of New Orleans.
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^ Cash ezboard money record .
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.Today it operates as a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, and is distributed by Universal Motown Republic Group.^ Universal Music Group (2001) .
  • Cash Money Records - Turk Bio - Young & Thuggin' 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.satchmo.com [Source type: General]

^ They are a subsidiary of Universal Motown Records Group, which is a subsidiary of Universal Music Group.
  • Where is the corporate headquarters for Cash Money Records? - Yahoo! Answers 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ The deal breaks down as a joint venture between Young Money and Cash Money, with Universal Republic distributing.
  • The Source - Drake Signs To Young Money/Cash Money/Universal 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.thesource.com [Source type: General]

Contents

History

Beginnings

.For its first few years, Cash Money played host to a number of local releases by artists, selling hundreds of thousands of albums without ever releasing a music video or having a Billboard hit.^ Cash Moneys latest release .
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^ In Rudolf, Cash Money has also signed its first rock artist.
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^ Tags: Music , videos , cash money , lil wayne , Young Money .
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.Cash Money's big break came in 1997 when the label's most popular artists, the Hot Boys, B.G. and Juvenile in particular, caught the attention of Universal Records executives.^ Cash Money Records vault.
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^ Cash ezboard money record .
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^ The label is backed by Universal Records that provides distribution, marketing and promotion support for Cash Money artists.
  • Tha Dogg Pound signs with Cash Money Records - Hip Hop Galaxy 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.hiphopgalaxy.com [Source type: General]

.Juvenile's Cash Money release Solja Rags sold 200,000 copies independently.^ Cash Moneys latest release .
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^ Uptown 4 Life sold 200,000 copies and local bounce legend Juvenile decided, after hearing it, to come to Cash Money.
  • Amoeblog > 2009-07 > Cash Money Records - The Independent Years (1991-1998) 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.amoeba.com [Source type: General]
  • Cash Money Retrospective : Nolabounce.com 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC nolabounce.com [Source type: General]

^ Juvenile's Cash Money release Solja Rags sold 200,000 copies independently.
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.In 1998, Cash Money signed a $30 million pressing and distribution contract with Universal, entitling the label to 85% of its royalties, 50% of its publishing revenues and ownership of all masters.^ The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records and is distributed by Universal Records.
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^ Cash > > Cash money record universal .
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^ (Cash Money's albums are manufactured and distributed by Universal Music.
  • Cash Money and Ruff Ryders Form a Touring Family - Los Angeles Times 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC articles.latimes.com [Source type: General]

.However, B.G. and Juvenile later left the label in 2002, claiming financial mismanagement.^ Controversy arose when two of the Hot Boys left the label claiming financial mismanagement by co-CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams.
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^ However, you are responsible for directly claiming the money or property from any financial institutions or funds.
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[1]
.Between 2001 and 2003, the label sold 7 million albums.^ The album sold well over 1 million copies in its first week.
  • Lil Wanye Biography: Inside the Career of Cash Money Record's Biggest Star 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC raphiphopmusic.suite101.com [Source type: General]

^ He has sold millions of albums and his fan base is worldwide,” says Schwartz.
  • Cash Money Records CEO Baby Signs Shoe Deal With Lugz To Make Birdman Sneaker 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.sojones.com [Source type: General]

^ His recent album, The Carter III , is currently this year's highest selling rap album with 2.4 million copies sold.
  • Lil Wayne Re-Signs With Cash Money, Leads BET Hip Hop Award Nominees :: Hip-Hop News 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.sixshot.com [Source type: General]

.The song "Still Fly" by the Big Tymers was nominated for two Grammy Awards.^ The latter two formed Big Tymers, who dropped How You Love That (1998).
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^ The latter two formed Big Tymers , who dropped How You Love That (1998).
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^ The two Grammy Award recipients will shoot a video for the single to be featured on Weezy’s rock-inspired project, "Rebirth," this weekend in Los Angeles.
  • Bow Wow Signs With Cash Money Records | Sound Off | BET.com 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]
  • Rumor Control: Cash Money Records Merging With Warner Music Group? | Sound Off | BET.com 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]

.In April 2003, Juvenile returned to the label for a reported $4 million deal, and in return, he signed over the rights to Juve The Great, an album which would go on to sell over a million copies.^ That would go to the record labels, not the artists.
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^ After mounting up billboard smashes and releasing a worldwide platinum selling album, Cash has returned to what he loves best, Tearing it up on 2 Turntables.
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^ Cash Money records has re-signed Lil’ Wayne to a long term, multi-album deal.
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.Cash Money also signed deals with several other artists, including Sean John and Jacob the Jeweler.^ Who's signed to Cash Money Records?
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^ In Rudolf, Cash Money has also signed its first rock artist.
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^ Equally, Cash Money Records had also recent claimed to have signed Tha Dogg Pound , a report that was later denied by Kurupt and Daz .
  • Young Buck Re-Aligns With Cash Money Records? | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHopDX 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.hiphopdx.com [Source type: General]

.In 2007, former Hot Boy member Lil Wayne was named president of Cash Money Records and CEO of Young Money Entertainment, giving the rapper full creative control over all releases under the two labels.^ Cash Money Records vault.
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^ Cash ezboard money record .
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^ Which Co- owner of cash money records is sometimes confused as lil waynes father?
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.Later that year, however, Lil Wayne stepped down as president to focus on his career, especially Tha Carter III.^ Tha Carter Lil Wayne Your Price  $14.99 .
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^ Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III (2008)   .
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^ USD (0.77 USD) Lil Wayne - Tha Carter (edited Version) .
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[2] .In 2008, Lil Wayne re-signed with Cash Money, ensuring that his next few albums will be produced by the label.^ Lil wayne leaf cash money record .
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^ Cash Money records has re-signed Lil’ Wayne to a long term, multi-album deal.
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^ Lil wayne cash money record .
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[3] .In September of 2008, the label diversified by releasing rocker Kevin Rudolf's smash-hit debut single "Let It Rock" featuring label-mate Lil Wayne.^ His debut American album will include the hit single “Down,” which features Lil Wayne and has reached No.
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^ Kevin Rudolf & Lil Wayne) 14.
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^ Rudolf rocks with Wayne on his new single.
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.On October 15, 2008 at the MOBO Awards, British R&B singer Jay Sean announced that he had signed with Cash Money Records.^ Well, I’ve been working on it but the greatest of labels required a lot of work.Cash Money Records Independent Logo Hope you enjoy, wodie.
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^ Cash Money Records was sued NEWBO CASH MONEY RECORDS Cash Money Records Cash Money Records Presents 10 2009APR050903 "Cash Money Records Intro - Cash Money 00:38 vote NO on 8!
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^ Cash Money Records vault.
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.In February 2009, the Williams brothers were featured in CNBC's Newbos: The Rise of America's New Black Overclass, a documentary show profiling several black multi-millionaires.^ Birdman (aka Bryan Williams) founded the legendary Cash Money Empire along with his brother, Ronald 'Slim' Williams, in the hardscrabble streets of New Orleans.
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^ February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 AJC.com Features .
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[6] .In early 2009 former Roc-A-Fella Records Artist Freeway and 2 Pistols signed with the label.^ That would go to the record labels, not the artists.
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^ (That's a different scenario from a number of labels: T.I., for example, owns the Grand Hustle brand while Atlantic Records owns the label; Roc-A-Fella, which Jay-Z founded and lists West among its artists, is wholly owned by Universal.
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^ Still, the label moved hundreds of thousands of albums from those humble digs and signed an unprecedented distribution deal with Universal Records in 1998.
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[7] .On August 16, 2009, Bow Wow announced that he signed with Cash Money Records.^ Cash Money Records vault.
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^ Cash ezboard money record .
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^ August 16, 2009 at 7:31 pm .
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.On October 2009, Cash Money Records, Birdman, Lil Wayne and various music distribution outlets were sued for copyright infringement by Thomas Marasciullo, who claims his voice was used without permission.^ Cash Money Records vault.
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^ Cash ezboard money record .
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^ Which Co- owner of cash money records is sometimes confused as lil waynes father?
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.The rappers asked him to record some "Italian-styled spoken word recordings" in 2006. The lyrics were allegedly used on "Respect" and other tracks from the rappers' collaboration album Like Father, Like Son and Birdman's 5 * Stunna.^ And now? He's being sued by a Florida man accusing him and his mentor, Cash Money Records artist and co-founder Birdman, for copyright violations over "Italian-styled spoken word recordings" that they are alleged to have used without permission or compensation.
  • Florida Man Wants Cash Money From Lil' Wayne | NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.nbcdfw.com [Source type: General]

^ According to the Associated Press, Cash Money Records founders, Bryan 'Birdman' Williams and his brother Ronald Williams, allegedly released various albums including projects by Birdman and Lil Wayne, containing copyrighted material that was used without licensing agreements.
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^ The Real Slim Shady rapper, whose new track We Made You hits shops on Monday, asked Amy to feature on his next album Relapse, out next month.

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.On February, 2010, Birdman announced that he was looking for a country singer to sign to Cash Money.^ Cash Money/Universal announced a new multi-album deal with their flagship artist Lil Wayne.
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^ Birdman: Cash Money Owners Starting Oil Company — Apparently cornering the market on southern rap isn't enough for Baby and his brother Ronald: The Cash Money owners have announced that they've started an "alternative" oil company called, hilariously, Bronald.
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^ Birdman (aka Bryan Williams) founded the legendary Cash Money Empire along with his brother, Ronald 'Slim' Williams, in the hardscrabble streets of New Orleans.
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[9] .In March 2010, B.G. announced that he would re-sign to Cash Money after Birdman offered him a good deal.^ Who's signed to Cash Money Records?
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^ We're happy to have him as part of the Young Money/Cash Money family."
  • Hip Hop Press: Drake Releases EP 'So Far Gone' on Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown Records Featuring The Smash Hit "Best I Ever Had" 3 February 2010 14:55 UTC www.hiphoppress.com [Source type: General]

^ Him and Birdman basically pocket all of Cash Money’s Profits.
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Artists

Discography

References

  1. ^ Reid, Shaheen. Juvenile Tears Into Cash Money, Lil Wayne — And FEMA, MTV News. Published March 9, 2006. Retrieved January 6, 2009.
  2. ^ Checkoway, Laura. Weezy F. Baby: Uncut, Vibe. Published October 2, 2007. Retrieved October 15, 2007.
  3. ^ Hobbs, Linda. Lil Wayne Re-Signs With Cash Money Records, Vibe. Published September 16, 2008. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  4. ^ Miah, Shuhel. Jay Sean to take on the U.S., insidedesi.com. Published October 16, 2008. Retrieved January 3, 2009.
  5. ^ Beyond Bhangra, The Independent. Published February 27, 2009. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  6. ^ Hinckley, David. 'Black overclass' rich in opinion Money talks - via affluent athletes and music-biz bigs, The New York Daily News. Published February 25, 2009. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  7. ^ http://www.rapbasement.com/lil-wayne/060309-lil-waynes-new-rebirth-album-is-pushed-to-august-and-rapper-freeway-signs-to-cash-money.html
  8. ^ Birdman-looking-to-sign-a-country-artist With Cash Money Records, Down-South. Published February, 2010. Retrieved February 12, 2010.
  9. ^ http://www.lilwaynehq.com/2010/03/08/video-b-g-previews-back-to-the-money-remix-featuring-lil-wayne-birdman/
  10. ^ http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.10795/title.

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