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L.A. Reid Explains Why Epic Records Hasn’t Paid Bobby Shmurda’s Bail

L.A. Reid declined to discuss the company practices that led to the decision to leave Bobby Shmurda in jail.

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With barely two years in the mainstream hip-hop game under his belt, it's tough to label Ca$h Out a one-hit wonder. But after his infectious single “Cashin' Out” buzzed at an alarming rate and had everyone enamored with a girl named Keisha, many people were skeptical about whether the ATLien could ever top or match his first platinum single. With Epic Records and its legendary chairman and CEO LA Reid galvanized by a platinum single and the promise of more hits on the horizon, the label dropped the followup singles "Big Booty" and "Hold Up," featuring Wale. The singles performed moderately well, but nothing could touch the success of his initial boost.

Now two years later, Ca$h Out has left Epic Records in hopes of fortifying his success as an independent artist by inking a deal with eOne Music, home to the likes of DJ Drama, Joe Budden and Styles P. His newest single “She Twerkin’” is gaining momentum and is solidifying itself as a go-to record in a hip-hop climate full of rump shakers. With hopes of acquiring independent success a la Mac Miller, Ca$h Out is proving he can indeed become a formidable—and, most importantly, consistent—threat in the arena of making club bangers.

With his debut album, Let’s Get It, on the way, Ca$h Out sat down with XXL to discuss "Cashin' Out" being both a gift and a curse, his admiration for Jay Z’s business mindset and his ultimate choice for Woman Crush Wednesdays. Hint: the answer to the last one isn't Keisha. —Carl Lamarre
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Ca$h Out Wants To Replicate The Success Of “Cashin’ Out” With New Single

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Sylvia Rhone Named New President Of Epic Records

Sylvia Rhone, the longtime label executive who headed up Elektra Entertainment Group, then Universal Motown for nearly two decades, has been named the new President of L...

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Yo Gotti Previews New Album ‘I Am’ In New York City

Yo Gotti is gearing up to drop his first album for Epic Records, titled I Am (CMG/Epic) on November 19, and while he's out touring the country he took a quick break to swing through New York City's Jungle City Studios to preview the album for friends, the press and Epic staff...

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Vinny Cha$e Inks Deal with Epic Records


After entertaining label deals left and right, from Bad Boy to Atlantic Records and more, Harlem mainstay Vinny Cha$e has decided to finally take his talents to Epic Records...

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Hip-Hop Mourns Chris Lighty at Star-Studded Funeral

50 Cent, Diddy, Russell Simmons, Lauryn Hill, Lyor Cohen, LA Reid, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, LL Cool J and Grandmaster Flash all paid their final respects to the late Violator Management founder...

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Def Jam Records to Name Joie Manda Label President, Source Confirms

Warner Bros. Records executive Joie "Joey I.E." Manda is expected to be named the new president of Def Jam Recordings, according to a source who spoke with XXLmag.com...

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Astro – The Come Up

A contestant on this past season of The X Factor, Astro didn't win the competition, but he did secure a deal with Epic Records. Get to know more about the 15-year-old here...

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Is Jail Ever a Good Thing? Street Cred or Incredibly Wrong

Some believe that jail makes a rapper hot, but not our guest blogger...

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SHYNE: L.A. Reid Believes – F#ck the Middlemen

Shyne Po blogs for XXL...

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