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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRap and Hip-Hop · 1 decade ago

What is the difference/relation between "young money" and "cash money"?

lil wayne always says both in many of his songs.... are they both just record labels or what

I would like 2 know as much info as possible

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Cash Money Records is the label that Lil Wayne blew up on and is still apart of, Young Money is the label that Lil Wayne created on his own and picked all the artists signed to it.

    Cash Money Records:

    The label's first artist Kilo-G released The Sleepwalker in 1992. Over the next 4 years Cash Money played host to a number of local releases by artists such as Pimp Daddy, U.N.L.V., Ms. Tee, Mr. Ivan, Lil' Slim, B.G., among others, selling hundreds of thousands of albums without ever releasing a music video or having a Billboard hit.[citation needed] Cash Money's big break came in 1997 when the label's most popular artists, the Hot Boys, B.G. and Juvenile in particular, caught the attention of Universal Records executives. Juvenile's Cash Money release Solja Rags sold 200,000 copies independently. In 1998, co-CEOs Ronald "Slim" Williams and Brian "Baby" Williams signed a US$30 million pressing and distribution contract with Universal Records, entitling the label to 85% of its royalties, 50% of its publishing revenues and ownership of all masters.

    Between 1998 and 2001, Cash Money churned out 19 Top Five Billboard singles and 11 platinum and multi-platinum albums, almost all of which were supervised by in-house producer Mannie Fresh.[citation needed] Controversy arose when two of the Hot Boys left the label claiming financial mismanagement by "Birdman" Williams. The first artist to leave was B.G., who claimed he had never received a royalty check for any album released before 2003, an amount that would exceed 3 million dollars. The second to leave was Juvenile, who claimed he had only received half of the tour money he had accumulated over 4 years, and did not receive proper payment for his quadruple platinum album, 400 Degreez. The artist filed three simultaneous lawsuits, asking for more than $5 million in damages. The lawsuits were dismissed, however, for lack of evidence.

    The departure of Cash Money's two biggest stars did not seem to affect the performance of the Hip hop company. Between 2001 and 2003, the label sold 7 million albums, and the song "Still Fly" by the Big Tymers (Williams and Mannie Fresh) was nominated for two Grammy awards. In April 2003, Juvenile returned to the label for a reported $4 million deal, and in return, he signed over the rights to Juve The Great, an album which would go on to sell over a million copies.

    Former Hot Boy member Lil Wayne was named president of Cash Money Records and CEO of Young Money Entertainment, giving the rapper full creative control over all releases under the two labels. Later in 2007, Lil Wayne stepped down as president to focus on his career, especially Tha Carter III.

    Artists:

    Lil Wayne

    Birdman

    Glasses Malone

    Brisco

    Yo Gotti

    All Star Cashville Prince

    Mack 10

    Stack$

    Teena Marie

    Kevin Rudolf

    Young Money Records:

    Young Money Entertainment is an American record label founded by New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne. The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records, of which Lil Wayne was not only the president, but also a client, and is distributed by Universal Records.

    Artists:

    Lil Wayne

    Tyga

    Jae Millz

    Drake

    Nicki Minaj

    Mack Maine

    T-Streets

    Lil Chuckee

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Young Money Cash Money Members

  • 1 decade ago

    danm she broke it down, as much time that might have took i say give her points, i would :)

    Young Money Entertainment is an American record label founded by New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne. The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records, of which Lil Wayne was not only the president, but also a client, and is distributed by Universal Records[1].

    As of October 2, 2007, Lil Wayne has stated in an interview with Vibe magazine that he gave his position in Young Money Entertainment to Cortez Bryant[2].

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    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    I wish to ask the same question as the person above.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Damn! Theres really no point in answering after "Bkzbanginshawty"

    LOL..

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    young money i think is lil wayne im jus guesin

  • 1 decade ago

    lil wayne has many nicknames. he calls himself "young money", weezy f baby, young weezy, young moolah, lil weezy, best rapper alive... just to name a few.

    "cash money" is his record label.

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