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Moneybagg Yo Accused of Withholding $30,000 from Prize-Winning Fans

Two disgruntled fans have accused rapper Moneybagg Yo of failing to pay them $30,000 in prize money for a contest-winning video they submitted in 2019. The individuals responsible for crafting said video, comedians and creators Funny As Zavia and Big Homie Blocks, came forward with the stunning allegation in an Instagram post. For additional background, […]

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New Warner Music Group Scam Targets Vulnerable Artists

In a new, comprehensive scam that’s targeting up-and-coming musicians around the country, con artists are posing as Warner Music Group (WMG) execs and promising lucrative promotional deals in exchange for sizable upfront fees. It’s unclear at this time how the scammers are selecting their targets, but the process begins with an official-looking letter, complete with […]

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Wu-Tang Clan Impersonators Steal $100,000 from Hotels, Recording Studios

Georgia police have arrested a pair of men who allegedly scammed hotels out of thousands by impersonating high-profile music-industry figures and rap artists, including members of the Wu-Tang Clan.  The scammers’ leaders, Walker Washington and Aaron Barnes-Burpo, reportedly transported their makeshift crew in a (stolen) Rolls Royce, assumed various Wu-Tang Clan identities, supplied hotel employees […]