By Alyssa Debonair Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Early in his career, T.I. went through a deal with Arista Records, before going independent. When T.I. built his buzz in the streets, many labels decided to pursue him. The top two contenders for T.I. was Atlantic Records and Bad Boy Records. 213636
By Stranga The Great Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Relics of the previous incarnations of hip hop's sound have all found various forms of success in recent years. The digital era has reached heights previously believed impossible. In simpler terms, there are so many people online, they all flock to what
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Def Jam has had many highs and many lows. Right now, the label is in transition with yet another change at the top of the label. The new man in charge at Def Jam is Shawn "Pecas" Costner, who has been named
By The Hip Hop Writer Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer When he left his major label deal with Arista Records, T.I. returned to the streets, focused on returning to the major scale. Back on the underground scene, T.I. found support in Jason Geter, who helped promote Tip and found Grand Hustle Records.