Don't Label Me: Artists Beefin' With Their Record Labels

The Migos revisit their 'No Label' roots.

Migos vs. 300 Entertainment  - Migos hit up Twitter and announced that they had parted ways with Lyor Cohen's 300 Entertainment which is distributed through Atlantic Records. The Atlanta trio's debut album Yung Rich Nation debuted in July and it looks like they have already moved on after dropping their new mixtape, Back to the Bando, yesterday.They tweeted, "B2TB @LiveMixtapes out now. No business with 300ent! YRN QC independent. Big announcement coming soon." While Offset, Quavo and Takeoff get back on their independent hustle that brought them their initial success, check out more artists who battled it out with their labels. ? Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Johnny Nunez/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Migos vs. 300 Entertainment  - Migos hit up Twitter and announced that they had parted ways with Lyor Cohen's 300 Entertainment which is distributed through Atlantic Records. The Atlanta trio's debut album Yung Rich Nation debuted in July and it looks like they have already moved on after dropping their new mixtape, Back to the Bando, yesterday.They tweeted, "B2TB @LiveMixtapes out now. No business with 300ent! YRN QC independent. Big announcement coming soon." While Offset, Quavo and Takeoff get back on their independent hustle that brought them their initial success, check out more artists who battled it out with their labels. — Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Johnny Nunez/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Rich Homie Quan vs. Think It?s A Game Entertainment - Rich Homie Quan is going in on his record company, Think It's a Game Entertainment. According to lawsuits obtained by TMZ, they haven't paid him royalties on several of his projects. Quan wants out of his deal and is suing for $2 million. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Rich Homie Quan vs. Think It’s A Game Entertainment - Rich Homie Quan is going in on his record company, Think It's a Game Entertainment. According to lawsuits obtained by TMZ, they haven't paid him royalties on several of his projects. Quan wants out of his deal and is suing for $2 million. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Sisqo and Dru Hill vs. Kedar Entertainment Group - Not too many people knew that Sisqo dropped a comeback album in February called Last Dragon, and he?s putting the blame on his record label, the Kedar Entertainment Group. According to TMZ, Sisqo signed a deal with record executive Kedar Massenburg?s company back in 2009 for a two album deal and a group album with his Dru Hill brothers for two projects as well.Sisqo and his boys are suing the label to get out of their contracts, claiming the label defaulted and failed to spend $300 thousand on their marketing budgets as promised. The group's InDRUpendence Day was also released in 2010 below the radar, which prompted them to also seek a million dollars each in the lawsuit. (Photo: JLN Photography/WENN.com)

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Sisqo and Dru Hill vs. Kedar Entertainment Group - Not too many people knew that Sisqo dropped a comeback album in February called Last Dragon, and he’s putting the blame on his record label, the Kedar Entertainment Group. According to TMZ, Sisqo signed a deal with record executive Kedar Massenburg’s company back in 2009 for a two album deal and a group album with his Dru Hill brothers for two projects as well.Sisqo and his boys are suing the label to get out of their contracts, claiming the label defaulted and failed to spend $300 thousand on their marketing budgets as promised. The group's InDRUpendence Day was also released in 2010 below the radar, which prompted them to also seek a million dollars each in the lawsuit. (Photo: JLN Photography/WENN.com)

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Bobby Shmurda vs. Epic - Bobby Shmurda isn’t feeling Epic right now and the Brooklyn MC wants out of his contract. The “Hot N***a” hit-maker has been sitting in jail since December when he and his GS9 crew were popped as part of a long-term narcotics operation. Feeling abandoned by his label, Bobby told The New York Times, “I’m going to try my best to go back on the deal. If not, I’ll give them their music and bounce.”(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Lil Wayne vs. Cash Money - It looks like Cash Money may explode at the seams as Lil Wayne went on a Twitter rant today expressing displeasure with the only label he's ever called home. Part of Weezy's fury included, “To all my fans, I want u to know that my album won't and hasn't been released bekuz Baby& Cash Money Rec. refuse to release it. This is not my fault. I am truly and deeply sorry to all my fans but most of all to myself and my family for putting us in this situation.”(Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Chief Keef, @ChiefKeef - Tweet: "In court Finna go to Jail Judge Wants to send me Back http://instagram.com/p/gY0QoYyQaF/"Almighty So was sent back to jail this week after failing a drug test. The Chicago rapper gave his fans the heads up that he'll be taking a seat for 90 days.(Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

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Chief Keef vs. Interscope - Things may be coming to an end for Chief Keef and his deal with Interscope Records. Word is Sosa's been dropped following legal woes, arguments and a shooting. And he's already responded to the reports via a heated tweet-and-delete session that 1. promised his next album would release anyway, and 2. blamed Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre's departure for his own.(Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Tyga vs. YMCMB - Tyga let his emotions loose on Twitter, writing that YMCMB is holding him hostage and won't let him release his new project. "Gold album been done. my label holding me hostage so i can't release nothing. might just leak it for my fans then let them make $ off it," he posted. "#LastKings is what i built and the only thing I rep."Young Money president Mack Maine swiftly checked the Cali MC, tweeting, "Don't forget about puttin limes in coconuts!!! What you 'rep' didn't make you or build you!!"Tyga's last word: "@mackmaine its about growth not maintaining. Never bite the hand that feeds you. But never starve for the hand that doesn't."(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

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Tyga vs. YMCMB - Tyga let his emotions loose on Twitter, writing that YMCMB is holding him hostage and won't let him release his new project. "Gold album been done. my label holding me hostage so i can't release nothing. might just leak it for my fans then let them make $ off it," he posted. "#LastKings is what i built and the only thing I rep."Young Money president Mack Maine swiftly checked the Cali MC, tweeting, "Don't forget about puttin limes in coconuts!!! What you 'rep' didn't make you or build you!!"Tyga's last word: "@mackmaine its about growth not maintaining. Never bite the hand that feeds you. But never starve for the hand that doesn't."(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Lil Twist vs. YMCMB - Tyga's not alone in his feud over at Young Money. Lil Twist is also an unhappy camper over project hold-ups and the time no one came to his defense when he was being blamed for Justin Bieber's meltdowns. ?I swear I gotta have the worst management team in the history of management teams. Like wow this s**t crazy. All I wanna do is drop music," he tweeted. Twist is also manged by Cortez Bryant, who manages Lil Wayne.(Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Splash News)

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Lil Twist vs. YMCMB - Tyga's not alone in his feud over at Young Money. Lil Twist is also an unhappy camper over project hold-ups and the time no one came to his defense when he was being blamed for Justin Bieber's meltdowns. “I swear I gotta have the worst management team in the history of management teams. Like wow this s**t crazy. All I wanna do is drop music," he tweeted. Twist is also manged by Cortez Bryant, who manages Lil Wayne.(Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Splash News)

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Lupe Fiasco vs. Atlantic Records - Lupe Fiasco's cold war with Atlantic Records continues. "I can’t wait to get off," he said during a recent interview. "..I don't have a 360 deal. Since they can't eat off my merchandise or my publishing or my touring they treat me like a third-class citizen up there."(Photo: Ray Tamarra/GC Images)

Azealia Banks, @AZEALIABANKS - Tweet: "awwwwwww they're flowers from @DonaldGlover !!!"Azealia Banks has a "secret" admirer. Early Thursday morning she received a special delivery from a southern gentleman, Childish Gambino.(Photo: Marc Grimwade/WireImage/Getty Images)

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Azealia Banks vs. Universal - Azealia Banks hasn't been happy with her homebase, Universal, for a minute. She's voiced her gripes through social media, begging to be released from her contract since her debut Broke With Expensive Taste was permanently shelved. The Harlem artist finally got her wish as she tweeted in July, "IM ABOUT TO GET OUT OF MY DEAL!!!!!!!!!! THATS THE BIG SURPRISE!!!!!! ... Free at last. I'm gonna have a fresh start. I'm so excited!!!  Ugh, now I Get to be the cool indie chick I imagined I would be when I was 14!!!"(Photo: Marc Grimwade/WireImage)

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Ma$e vs. Bad Boy - Ma$e walked away from hip hop in 1999 but that didn't mean he was free from his ties with Diddy and Bad Boy Records. After nearly two decades in wrapped up in a deal, Puff gave Ma$e an early Christmas present in December 2012. Ma$e told MTV, "I've been in that contract for 16 years. Yeah, the other day he let me out of it, so big shout-outs to Diddy, I guess he woke up feeling good and he wanted to do something good."(Photo: Jason Kempin/WireImage)

Toni Braxton vs. LaFace Records

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Toni Braxton vs. LaFace Records - R&B songstress Toni Braxton was one of many artists who had beef with with her label, LaFace Records, and their parent company, Arista. Braxton sued the labels after having to file bankruptcy although she made an "estimated $170 million" for the companies. She ended up re-nogotiating her contract for a new royalty rate deserving of a multi-platinum selling artist.(Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Childish Gambino vs. Glassnote Records - Childish Gambino voiced his issues with Glassnote Records in April and posted his frustrations on Twitter and even asked for Atlantic or Def Jam Records to pick him up. Apparently, Glassnote did not follow through on the creative rollout he had in mind for his video, "Sweatpants," and new website. (Photo: Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung)

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Childish Gambino vs. Glassnote Records - Childish Gambino voiced his issues with Glassnote Records in April and posted his frustrations on Twitter and even asked for Atlantic or Def Jam Records to pick him up. Apparently, Glassnote did not follow through on the creative rollout he had in mind for his video, "Sweatpants," and new website. (Photo: Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung)

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Jeezy vs. Def Jam - Jeezy's song, "Foul Play," came with a Twitter rant last year, putting his label home of Def Jam on notice. "I been perfecting this album 2 years for #myfans," he wrote. "Where @LA_Reid when u need him #RIPShakirStewart. N----s @ @DefJamRecords keep playing games if you want! If Def Jam don't get this right y'all got an early xmas gift #myfans."Threats of a leak, one of the go-to moves for an artist beefing with his label.(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage/Getty Images)

M.I.A. vs. Interscope - M.I.A. raged against the machine in August 2013. The "Bad Girls" singer threatened to leak her Matangi album after a long standing squabble with Interscope. It was the first album she released on the label, eventually hitting shelves Nov. 5, a year after its initial scheduled date. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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M.I.A. vs. Interscope - M.I.A. raged against the machine in August 2013. The "Bad Girls" singer threatened to leak her Matangi album after a long standing squabble with Interscope. It was the first album she released on the label, eventually hitting shelves Nov. 5, a year after its initial scheduled date. (Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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Christina Milian vs. Def Jam - In June of 2006, and a month after dropping her album So Amazin', singer/actress Christina Milian was dropped from Def Jam Records despite scoring the hit single "Say I." Milian later sued and spoke out against the label, reportedly claiming Def Jam wanted to spend more of its resources on label mates like Rihanna.(Photo: Devone Byrd, PacificCoastNews.com)

"Curtissss" - Just a few days before his born day in 2007, Killa got into an epic phone argument with 50 Cent. Fif had called Koch Records a "graveyard," which got Cam a bit riled up. The two began a heated exchange on the phone, comparing sales numbers of their artists. The lasting legacy from that day, though, was Cam's incessant yelling of "Curtissss." Soon, using the star rapper's government was fully in play: Cam released a diss, "Curtis," and 50 called his next album Curtis. (photo: John Ricard / BET).

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Cam'ron vs. Epic - Back in 2001, Cam'ron was embroiled in a nasty exchange with his former label Epic Records. Word is his street antics eventually got him banned from the Sony building and he was later released from his contract. Cam found greener pastures over at Roc-A-Fella Records for him and his Diplomats crew.(photo: John Ricard / BET)

Max B vs. Byrd Gang - In 2008, after a major public fallout and numerous diss records like "PaperWork" and "Tattoos on Her A--," a judge gave Harlem rapper Max B his walking papers from Jim Jones' label, Byrd Gang. The "silver surfer" continued to beef with his former boss until his incarceration in 2009.(Photo: Myspace via Max B)

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Max B vs. Byrd Gang - In 2008, after a major public fallout and numerous diss records like "PaperWork" and "Tattoos on Her A--," a judge gave Harlem rapper Max B his walking papers from Jim Jones' label, Byrd Gang. The "silver surfer" continued to beef with his former boss until his incarceration in 2009.(Photo: Myspace via Max B)

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Daz Dillinger vs. Death Row - Although Daz Dillinger left the Death Row label in the late '90s, in 2003 the West Coast producer/MC was awarded a multi-million-dollar judgment after he sued, claiming he was stiffed on royalties by former boss Suge Knight. (Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)

Freddie Gibbs vs. CTE World - What may have seemed like a perfect rap matrimony in 2011 between Gary, Ind., rapper Freddie Gibbs and Young Jeezy's CTE label quickly unraveled in 2012. Gangsta Gibbs' short stint under Jeezy's wing ended after Gibbs claimed the Snowman never lived up to his end of the partnership, calling him a "fraud."(Photo: Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

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Freddie Gibbs vs. CTE World - What may have seemed like a perfect rap matrimony in 2011 between Gary, Ind., rapper Freddie Gibbs and Young Jeezy's CTE label quickly unraveled in 2012. Gangsta Gibbs' short stint under Jeezy's wing ended after Gibbs claimed the Snowman never lived up to his end of the partnership, calling him a "fraud."(Photo: Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

Curren$y  - "I was wild young and I heard 'Paid in Full'... but when he did the 'Know the Ledge' from the movie Juice, I was going crazy..."(Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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Curren$y vs. BluRoc - Before aligning himself with Warner Bros., Jet Life spitter Curren$y got into a legal war against his former independent label home, BluRoc, in 2012. Spitta Andretti sued CEO Damon Dash and BluRoc for $1.5 million after the indie label released some of his earlier music without permission.(Photo: John Ricard / BET)

Young Buck, @youngbuck - Tweet: "I'm officially a free man!!!"Former G-Unit member Young Buck revels in his release from the pen after serving a little over a year for federal weapons possession. #welcomehome(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Young Buck vs. G-Unit - Soon after 50 Cent booted Game from his G-Unit crew, tensions began to rise between Young Buck and G-Unit boss 50 Cent. 50 claimed Young Buck was disloyal and ungrateful and went on to leak a taped conversation with Buck crying and apologizing. But the two reconciled this year. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

DMX - DMX is known for his growl, and his temper. But when he lost it on self-help guru Iyanla Vanzant on the show Fix My Life, he crossed a line. Perhaps X should take this time of spiritual penance to let go of his anger or at least channel it into his music rather than lash it out on those trying to help him.  (Photo: D. Salters/WENN.com)

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DMX vs. Def Jam - A highly successful run with Def Jam Records ended for veteran rapper DMX when he left the label after numerous personnel changes at the record company in 2005. X has publicly stated he felt slighted by then label head Jay Z for going on vacation and not focusing on the marketing/advertising for his fifth album, Grand Champ.(Photo: D. Salters/WENN.com)

Juvenile - Juvenile and Wayne came up together as members of the Hot Boys, but that didn't stop a war of words from breaking out between the two in the early 2000s. Juvie lashed out at his former band mate and Cash Money on "A H--" in 2001, spitting, "How you pull the nerve to ever start dissin' n---as? When you was on BET straight kissin' n---as?"  (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Sirius)

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Juvenile vs. Cash Money  - New Orleans MC Juvenile severed ties with the Cash Money powerhouse in 2001 with gripes over finances and royalties. He later returned to record his album Juvie the Great in 2003, but soon after its release, the Hot Boy went back on the offensive. Since then, he's made peace and recorded new music with the label.(Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Sirius)

Game, @thegame - Tweet: "Happy birthday to the beautiful ‪@lovetiffney... The best mother, care taker & provider for our…instagram.com/p/q8zitOGosZ/"Despite the drama, Game paid a sweet tribute to his former fiancée and mother of his two youngest kids, Tiffney Cambridge, for her birthday this past Sunday (July 27). (Photo: TRY CW/WENN.com)

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Game vs. Aftermath - Compton rapper Game got into hot water with label home Aftermath Records behind his infamous feud and "G-Unot" campaign against fellow Dr. Dre protégé 50 Cent. Opting to keep the beef going rather than complying with a cease-fire, the "Celebration" MC was booted from the label in 2006.(Photo: TRY CW/WENN.com)

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Mannie Fresh vs. Cash Money - After selling millions of records in the early 2000s, super producer Mannie Fresh parted ways with Cash Money Records in 2005 over a series of financial disputes. Although they settled out of court, the business remained strained between the two until recently, when Cash Money CEO Baby annoucecd that Mannie will be involved with the new Big Tymers project.(Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Sirius)

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony vs. Ruthless Records - Eazy-E's protégés Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have had a history of disputes with former label Ruthless Records. After seven years with the label, the two parties called it quits in 2001, but not before the famed label filed suit against the group claiming breach of contract.(Photo: Reuters)

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50 Cent vs. Interscope - In 2011, 50 Cent tweeted that he was not going to be releasing another album. The rapper cited problems with his label after a song from his upcoming album leaked. It all worked out in the end as 50 is no longer with the label.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

"Other Side" Featuring Shae Lawrence - Maintaining the mellow tone from the previous track, Pinero transitions into an ode to his fallen soldiers and lost brothers. On this guitar and piano-led track, Styles gets nostalgic recalling hard times and lost loved ones, all while providing positive reinforcement for those who are down. He relies on Shae Lawrence to handle the hook as her sweet serenade gives life to lost ones. "Praying for my n---s on the other side/ represent ya memory till the day I die," she sings, adding a feminine touch to Pinero’s thug chronicles.(Photo: Phil McCarten/Getty Images)

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The Lox vs. Bad Boy - Differences with their label led the Lox to launch the "Let the Lox Go" campaign in an effort to get Diddy to let them out of their contract with Bad Boy Entertainment. There were T-shirts, radio interviews and fans supporting. Soon after, Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch signed to Ruff Ryders.(Photo: Phil McCarten/Getty Images)

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Shyne vs. Bad Boy - An attempted murder case against rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow and bribery and weapons possessions charges against his former mentor Diddy drove a wedge between the two former affiliates. Shyne wound up locked up, and released from the label.(Photo: Robert Mecea/Newsmakers)

Snoop Dogg vs. Death Row - This one was no secret. Snoop Dogg was one of the last artists to flee from Death Row after years of rumors about Suge Knight's not-so-nice business dealings. It was not a quiet feud. Eventually, once Knight went to jail, Snoop left Death Row and signed with No Limit.(Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)

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Snoop Dogg vs. Death Row - This one was no secret. Snoop Dogg was one of the last artists to flee from Death Row after years of rumors about Suge Knight's not-so-nice business dealings. It was not a quiet feud. Eventually, once Knight went to jail, Snoop left Death Row and signed with No Limit.(Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)

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Michael Jackson vs. Sony - In 2002, MJ was so unsettled in the record label business that he went so far as to hold a press conference alongside Reverend Al Sharpton and accused Sony label head Tommy Mottola of being a racist.(Photo: Sven Hoogerhuis/PictureGroup)

Prince vs. Warner Bros. - Prince's drama with his label Warner Bros. is probably one of the most well known battles between an artist and a label in music history. Prince even went through a name change as a result, going from Prince to just a symbol, and becoming known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince.(Photo: Claire Greenway/Getty Images)

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Prince vs. Warner Bros. - Prince's drama with his label Warner Bros. is probably one of the most well known battles between an artist and a label in music history. Prince even went through a name change as a result, going from Prince to just a symbol, and becoming known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince.(Photo: Claire Greenway/Getty Images)

LL Cool J, @llcoolj - Tweet: "Turned my social over to this company to 'STREAMLINE' THINGS  and they unfollowed fans. Even family members. Fired them today. ‪#idiots."If you almost threw out your entire collection of Uncle L CDs because he unfollowed you on Twitter, keep the tapes in the crate, son. It was all a big misunderstanding.  #NowGoReapplyForThatFollowBack(Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Turner)

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LL Cool J vs. Def Jam - One guy who was rumored to be less than happy with the appointment of Jay Z to president of Def Jam back in 2005 was LL Cool J, who was the first official artist to ever sign to Def Jam Records. It was a bit of a silent war, but a few back and forth subliminals added fuel to the fire.(Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Turner)

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Ice Cube vs. Ruthless Records - After being signed to Ruthless Records as a part of the legendary rap group N.W.A, Cube made a legendary exit. He was the first member to break out over royalty disputes. (Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Teena Marie vs. Motown - Few people are aware of just how Teena Marie's case against Motown Records set new precedent in the industry. In 1981, the singer got into a legal battle with Motown about the label not releasing new material. Teena prevailed in court. "The Brockert Initiative" (named so in her honor ? Marie's birth name is Mary Christine Brockert) now makes it illegal for a record company to keep an artist under contract without releasing new material for that artist.(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Teena Marie vs. Motown - Few people are aware of just how Teena Marie's case against Motown Records set new precedent in the industry. In 1981, the singer got into a legal battle with Motown about the label not releasing new material. Teena prevailed in court. "The Brockert Initiative" (named so in her honor — Marie's birth name is Mary Christine Brockert) now makes it illegal for a record company to keep an artist under contract without releasing new material for that artist.(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Tribute Songs - The aftermath of 9/11 brought some of the most drastic changes the nation had ever seen and musicians have been at no loss for words in expressing how the events of that day have changed the world around them. Some angry and remorseful, others hopeful and optimistic, numerous songs have been recorded mentioning Sept. 11 or directly referencing the event.?I really think the war on terror is a bunch of bulls---/ Just a poor excuse for you to use up all your bullets/ How much money does it take to really make a full clip 9/11 building 7 did they really pull it,? Lupe Fiasco, ?Words I Never Said.?(Photo: Gregg DeGuire/MTV/PictureGroup)

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Lupe Fiasco vs. Atlantic Records - Lupe's beef with Atlantic began unfurling publicly as early as 2010, when he said in an interview that the label execs "didn't know if they wanted to be a record, management or a production company." He explained that they told him they wouldn't promote his records if he didn't sign a 360 deal where the record company gets 25% of any "ancillary properties" that come from your music (that's t-shirts, tour tickets, and whatever else an artist imagines to sell).(Photo: Gregg DeGuire/MTV/PictureGroup)

GZA vs. Every Label in Existence - Signed to Tommy Boy before being signed to Loud as part of the Wu, and then moving on to Geffen as a solo artist, GZA knew all about label woes. "First of all, who's your A&R? A mountain climber who plays an electric guitar," he spit on his song "Labels."(Photo: Bob Berg/Getty Images)

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GZA vs. Every Label in Existence - Signed to Tommy Boy before being signed to Loud as part of the Wu, and then moving on to Geffen as a solo artist, GZA knew all about label woes. "First of all, who's your A&R? A mountain climber who plays an electric guitar," he spit on his song "Labels."(Photo: Bob Berg/Getty Images)

Joe Budden: August 30 - The Love & Hip Hop New York star is still dodging controversy at 34. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

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Joe Budden vs. Def Jam - No one was surprised when Joe Budden got dropped from Def Jam in 2007. The rapper released a diss record against the label and was known for speaking out against them.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

Lil' Kim the Queen B, So You Best Take Heed - Pint-sized diva Lil' Kim rocks the stage in rehearsals.(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for BET)

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Lil' Kim vs. Atlantic - After years of rumors of internal drama between Kimberly Jones and her label, Lil' Kim parted ways with Atlantic Records, saying, "I left Atlantic Records because of the simple fact I wanted to venture out and become my own boss, my own businesswoman and move units on my own and figure out how to do that on my own so I can finally start making some real money."(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for BET)

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Ciara vs. Jive - Ciara wrote an open letter to her label Jive Records in 2011 asking to be released from her contract. The singer expressed her frustrations with her label in a video that was leaked to online media outlets.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)