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Poo Bear, the two-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur regarded for a decade as one of the music industry’s most successful creative forces, has signed a joint venture agreement with Def Jam Recordings for his label Bearthday Music, as announced by Jeff Harleston, Interim CEO, Def Jam Recordings. Jason (‘Poo Bear’) Boyd is known worldwide as a principal songwriting and producing collaborator of RBMG/Def Jam megastar Justin Bieber on Purpose, the best-selling landmark album with the global  No. 1, “What Do You Mean.” But Poo Bear’s penetration into the pop firmament goes infinitely deeper, encompassing Usher’s “Caught Up,” […]

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As he takes his Artium label independent, the veteran producer-turned-exec is emphasizing a different way of doing business: education instead of exploitation, collaboration instead of competition For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Urban Legends today announced a month-long celebration of Black Music Month that includes live DJ sets, new mini-documentaries about James Brown, new episodes of the docu-series Through the Lens, and new releases of re-mixes of classic songs. Urban Legends, a division of UMe, Universal Music Group’s global catalog company, celebrates and curates a catalog of some […]

As Fall Out Boy’s From Under The Cork Tree turns 15, we take a look back at the band’s career the year the acclaimed emo record was released as told in issue #207. Over the past year, Pete Wentz and his band, Fall Out Boy—rounded out by singer/guitarist Patrick Stump, guitarist Joe Trohman and drummer […]