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Jay-Z Asked To End Partnership With Alleged Discriminating Company

Jay-Z Asked To End Partnership With Alleged Discriminating Company | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Jay Z has been asked to cut all business ties with the retail store Barneys New York. The Roc Nation Entrepreneur  and the..
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Bad decision-  If Jay-Z decides to end the partnership then this will tarnish his image in business. With the two people suing Barney’s for discrimination it is many factors to those cases that haven’t been exposed yet.It could very well come to be a misunderstanding on both parts. One store and its employees does not speak for the whole company.

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Young Jeezy Being Sued For Using Biker Logo

Young Jeezy Being Sued For Using Biker Logo | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
According to TMZ, Young Jeezy is being sued by  The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club due to images on his 8732 apparel.  The club says..
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Bad Decision - The logo being used for the clothing line is very similar to the Hell’s Angels logo however the similarities could be altered. The Hells Angels could have asked that there be changes made instead of requesting that sales end for the apparel line all together. However Young Jeezy can negotiate in court, everything is not always set in stone.

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Chris Brown’s Bodyguard Assault Trial Begins In DC

Chris Brown’s Bodyguard Assault Trial Begins In DC | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
The assault case for Chris Brown’s bodyguard Christopher Hollosy started yesterday ( April 17)  in Washington, DC. Hollosy and Brown were both initially..
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good decision - Brown’s Body guard should take  responsibility for his actions if he was responsible for the assault that took place.Hopefully the case results in finding the truth of the matter and publicly Chris Brown can put this whole legal fiasco behind him. 

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Snoop Dogg Talks Involvement With “Call Of Duty: Ghosts”

Snoop Dogg Talks Involvement With “Call Of Duty: Ghosts” | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Snoop Dogg recently spoke about his role in being a narrator on Call of Duty: Ghosts, a video game that features the rapper’s voice..
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Good Decision - This isn’t Snoop Dogg’s first interaction within the gaming community, but it is a different type of game for him. Not to mention his humble approach to being asked to do the Call of Duty gives him the opportunity to have other games ask him to be involved.

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50 Cent Reveals G-Unit Album Later This Year

50 Cent Reveals G-Unit Album Later This Year | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Continuing the momentum from the G-Unit reunion at this years   Summer Jam, while on Good Day Philadelphia, 50 Cent revealed that he and..
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Good Decision- 

Building Hype for a project is really important, in the business world keeping relevancy is very important if not the most important factor of getting a product out the door. the fact he decided to reunite g-unit for a new project brings quick money from long awaited fans

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The Game Sued For Defamation By Kid’s Sitter

The Game Sued For Defamation By Kid’s Sitter | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
The Game is being sued by his children’s now ex-babysitter, Karen Monroe for defamation after his went on Instagram and posted accusation against her...
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Bad Decision- being famous your bound to receive law suits but this right here is a case of Defamation where one's reputation feels tarnished. In the business world it is sometimes best not to say nothing and simply release / Terminate the employee keeping negative thoughts to self.

 

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Kanye West Reschedules Concert, Leaves Fans Outraged

Kanye West Reschedules Concert, Leaves Fans Outraged | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Kanye West doesn’t have too many fans in his corner these days and with his current actions, it doesn’t appear to be getting..
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Bad Decision- As a Performer Fans look to you at a different degree, especially after you spent so long trying to achieve a certain reputation with them. this reputation consist of quality of your music both on stage and off, appearance, and many other things.

when you start being inconsistent with showtimes and dates; it can lead to loss of money or even worse fans.

when you build a brand this strong why tarnish it. 

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Eminem Talks About Rihanna Collaboration On “The Monster”

Eminem Talks About Rihanna Collaboration On “The Monster” | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Eminem  recently dropped  his new single “The Monster” which features Rihanna.  He talks about the collabo during an interview with SiriusXM radio station  on..
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Good decision - Eminem played well to the public about the collaboration between the two, not only that his humble approach in wanting another artist on his track is refreshing to his audience. The track itself reveals himself in a manner true to Eminem fashion, he showed excitement and believability which is why the track has done so well.

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Drake Announces Through Twitter “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” Tour

Drake Announces Through Twitter “Drake Vs. Lil Wayne” Tour | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
Drake and Lil Wayne will be  joining forces for Drake Vs. Lil Wayne, a co-headlining U.S. tour  set to start on August 8 in New York and end..
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Good decision - Drake is using social media to its advantage by providing his fans with valuable information in an easy accessible manner. This decisions will just bring about more fans and concert goers. A fan will always want easy access to there favorite entertainer and Drake is just taking advantage of it.

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Jay Z & Longtime Business Partner End Ties

Jay Z & Longtime Business Partner End Ties | Hip Hop Business Moves of Today | Scoop.it
 It appears that Jay Z is reducing the size of his inner circle by a person. According to The New York Daily News,..
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Bad Decision - The article indicates that this might not be a good decision however it also implies that it was a mutual decision and there are no bitter feelings from either party. Jay Z might not feel the damage of this decision until later down the line when new business deals arrive.

Meneilly might have just been his good luck charm, or who knows maybe he might make better and more profitable decisions on his own.

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