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East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry

Music; Record labels

The East Coast–West Coast Hip Hop Rivalry was an ongoing feud in the 1990s between record labels, artists and fans of the East Coast and West Coast hip-hop scenes in the United States. The feud ...

Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG),

Music; Record labels

Was division of Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Sony Corporation of America on October 1, 2008. It was established in 1987 to combine the music label ...

Universal Motown Republic Group (UMRG)

Music; Record labels

An umbrella label founded in 1999 by Universal Music Group to oversee the labels assigned to its Universal Motown Republic Group unit. The group was formed in 1999 by pooling together Universal ...

vanity label

Music; Record labels

An informal name given sometimes to a record label founded as a wholly or partially owned subsidiary of another, larger and better established (at least at the time of the vanity label's founding) ...

Young Money Entertainment

Music; Record labels

An American record label founded by rapper Lil Wayne. The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records and is distributed by Universal Motown Republic Group. Current acts include Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki ...

Cash Money Records

Music; Record labels

A record label founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams. Today it operates as a subsidiary of Universal Motown Republic Group, and is distributed by Universal Motown ...

Island Records

Music; Record labels

A record label that was founded by Chris Blackwell in Jamaica. It was based in the United Kingdom for many years and is now owned by Universal Music Group. The label now operates as a division of The ...

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