Atlantic Records Presents #BoosieSpeaks (153 of 182)

Rapper Lil Boosie appeared in his first press conference titled “BOOSIESPEAKS”, presented by Atlantic Records this week. Boosie was release from prison on Wednesday after serving a 5-year prison sentence on drug charges. Lil Boosie’s legal team opened the floor to explain the conditions under which Boosie was released and his upcoming trial. Before the press conference, moderator Angela Yee of the syndicated Breakfast Club morning show briefly interviewed Lil Boosie before opening the floor for questions from various media outlets in attendance.

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Shawn Tubby Holiday and Tip Harris

Sandrarose.com was the first to break the news that rap mogul T.I. “Tip” Harris signed a new record deal with Columbia Records.

Friend of the blog, Shawn “Tubby” Holiday, Columbia’s new SVP of Urban A&R, was instrumental in getting the deal done. Shawn is pictured above with T.I.

Music mogul Pharrell Williams will executive produce T.I.’s fist album on Grand Hustle/Columbia in early 2014. DJ Toomp and Timbaland will also produce the much-anticipated project.

T.I. and his imprint Grand Hustle Records parted ways with Atlantic Records earlier this year. The split was an acrimonious one.

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Rapper TI independent artist again

After 10 years and seven albums with Atlantic Records, rap mogul T.I.P. is once again an independent artist. T.I. began his illustrious career as a successful independent artist before signing his first record contract with LaFace Records back in the day. He is now on his own again and feeling fine after a deal with Sony Records fell through.

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