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Singer-songwriter The-Dream is celebrating the launch of his new label, Contra-Paris. 

On Instagram, The-Dream describes it as a "designer and culture label" that will cover much more than music.  He explains that his new label "is all about culture and everything that surrounds music." 

He hopes the new venture changes perceptions about music's place in modern culture.  The-Dream isn't wasting time putting out new music from the label.  He teased plans for a new EP titled Royalty: The Prequel.

Earlier this year, The-Dream announced his departure from Def Jam Records after spending six-years with the label. 

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