AHH Stray News: Travis Porter Signs With Jive; Company Flow Reunites; Jay-Z Sells

(AllHipHop News) Atlanta Hip-Hop trio Travis Porter has inked a deal with Jive Records last week, according to XXL Magazine.

The group, which consists of Strap, Ali and Quez, is currently working

on a full-length album that will drop on their own record label, Porter

House/Jive. According to group member Quez, they decided to ink with

Jive Records because there weren’t too many Hip-Hop acts signed to the

label’s roster. “Jive is cool,” Quez told XXL Magazine. “They givin’ us the freedom to do what we wanna do.” Legendary underground Hip-Hop group Company Flow will reunite for a one time performance this July in London during a rare performance by Portishead. Portishead announced they will host their two-day “All Tomorrow’s Parties” this Summer. Portishead is currently in the studio recording their highly anticipated untitled fourth album, the group’s first in 10 years. Company Flow, who officially broke up in 2000, will hit the stage at Alexandra Palace in London on July 23rd, along with by the Books, Beak> and the infamous, MF DOOM. On July 24, Grinderman, Beach House, Liars and others will hit perform. Tickets for the concert go on sale this Friday (December 3rd).Jay-Z’s debut book Decoded landed at the #3 position on the New York Times’ Best Seller’s List for the week of December 5. The rap star’s book was topped by George W. Bush’s Decision Points (#1) and Lauren Hillenbrand’s book Unbroken (#2). Decoded, which is Jay-Z’s first autobiographical release, which explains the stories behind rap star’s lyrics. “The hardest part was getting the lyrics right, ’cause I don’t write them down, so, we had to find them somewhere,” Jay-Z said in an interview. “I had to listen to them again and then look at the lyrics and then say, ‘No, that’s wrong.’ So the hardest part was getting the lyrics right.”

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