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Irv Gotti Breaks Down Lil Wayne & Birdman’s Ongoing Issues Over Money [Video]

Irv Gotti Breaks Down Lil Wayne & Birdman Ongoing Issues Over Money

Irv Gotti was the special guest on episode 204 of Complex’s “Everyday Struggle” series and during his appearance, he broke down the current situation going on between Lil Wayne and Birdman/Cash Money Records.

The co-founder of Murder Inc. Records chatted to Nadeska and Akademiks about Tunechi being so cool with his 9-year-old son at one point that he would of killed someone for Tune, why Cash Money don’t pay record producers, the distribution deal between CM and Universal, and how he made a mistake to not manage Nicki Minaj.

You can check out the conversation in a clip after the jump below!

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Young Money CEO Cortez Bryant Speaks on Drake’s Distribution Deal

Cortez BryantIn one of hip-hop’s most drawn-out bidding wars, Drake has finally inked a deal with Universal Republic, according to Young Money’s Cortez Bryant.

Bryant says the Toronto rapper was already signed to Young Money Entertainment, but signed his distribution deal on Sunday. “We were looking for all the creative control and all the say-so over the project,” said Bryant, “the person who gave us the sweetest deal.”

Drake, who Bryant says is ecstatic about the signing, will appear on one of two follow-up singles to Young Money’s hit “Every Girl,” slated to drop in the next two weeks.

Drake’s debut album, Thank Me Later, has no release date, but Bryant says the Young Money group album is expected to drop late this year, on the same day as Lil Wayne’s Rebirth.

Shout outs to XXL Mag

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