Kesha Rose Sebert

Pop singer Ke$ha Rose broke down and cried in Manhattan Superior Court after a judge denied her request for a preliminary injunction allowing her to terminate her contract with Sony.

Ke$ha, whose real name is Kesha Rose Sebert, told the court her producer, Dr. Luke, raped her. She said she feared working with him again. The 28-year-old singer was concerned Sony would refuse to promote her music if she worked with a different producer.

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A music producer is considering taking legal action against icon Janet Jackson who allegedly accused him of lying about working with her.

It all started when producer Seven Aurelius uploaded a 2005 unmastered Jackson track titled “S.E.X.L.I.N.E.S” to his SoundCloud account. He said the song was “an exclusive gift for Janet fans.”

But Jackson’s people weren’t so giving.

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Sean Combs and Drake

You’re not the only one who is confused about the vicious beat down Drake received at the hands of rap mogul Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs at Club LIV in Miami over the weekend. The skirmish sent Drake to the hospital after he aggravated an old shoulder injury.

It seems the rap beef goes all the way back to June when Puffy complained bitterly onstage about the Canadian rapper stealing a beat he commissioned from music producer Boi-1da.

Miss Info breaks it all down for you after the break:

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No longer content with crafting hits for artists such as Monica Brown and Usher, music producer Rico Love is going the route of other music producers-turned-artists. Love’s first attempt at recording a solo album was in 2007. Crooner Usher Raymond, who signed the 31-year-old songwriter to his US Records, encouraged Love to stick to what he knows best: songwriting and producing. But Love didn’t listen.

Today, Love released the new music video for his hit single “He Got Money” featuring Ciara‘s baby daddy, Future on auto-tunes. Watch the video after the break.

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Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri part ways

Songbird Mariah Carey seems to be blaming her manager and producer Jermaine Dupri for the poor performance of her current album.

Mariah’s unfortunately named album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, sold a measly 83,000 total albums in the US. That wasn’t good enough for the 45-year-old Diva who has 17 top ten albums to her credit.

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Rapper Lil Wayne and fellow singer Christina Milian were seen leaving Mastros Steakhouse restaurant in Beverly Hills, CA

These photos of rapper Lil Wayne, 31, and studio singer Christina Milian seem to confirm rumors that the two are dating. That’s odd because Christina normally prefers to date music producers who can further her career. Christina, 32, and Wayne, who has multiple children with various women, were seen leaving Mastros Steakhouse restaurant in Beverly Hills, CA., on Sunday.

Photos: SPW / Splash News

Don Cannon Named A&R of Island Def Jam

Atlanta based DJ, and friend of the blog, Don Cannon has been named head of A&R at Island Def Jam Records. Cannon will take over the position from rapper/producer The-Dream, who held the job for less than a year. Cannon, 33, has produced music for rap artists such as Ludacris, Outkast, Young Jeezy, T.I., Kanye West, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, and Rick Ross.

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