BIG MEECH SET FOR EARLY RELEASE AFTER BEING GRANTED SENTENCE REDUCTION

A report from AllHipHop has confirmed that convicted drug kingpin Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory has been set for early release after a sentence reduction shortened his time by three years. Flenory’s sentence was reduced by 36 months from his original 360 month sentence by U.S. District Judge David M. Lawson, citing that Flenory had met […]

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French Montana’s Driver Reportedly Attacked and Robbed at Gunpoint Outside Manhattan Hotel

Manhattan’s Dream Hotel has been the site of another criminal incident. Page Six reports that French Montana’s driver was assaulted and robbed outside the Chelsea hotel on Sunday morning, three days after a man was also fatally shot outside the hotel. Montana’s 18-year-old driver was allegedly wearing a $300,000 Richard Mille Watch and a $40,000 gold Cuban […]

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MEMBERS OF LOUISIANA RAP GROUP ‘THE FOURS’ ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF RIVAL LOUISIANA RAPPER

Bogalusa Police Department Two members of a Louisiana rap group called The Fours were arrested after the two were allegedly involved in the murder of a rival Louisiana rapper. 19-year-olds Tauj Chardez Taplin and Quardavion Tyvon White were arrested after Taplin allegedly shot and killed 19-year-old Michael Brock in Bogalusa, Louisiana on June 7 and fled with White, […]

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Drake Confirms “Certified Lover Boy” Will Release By The End Of Summer

Drake confirmed that “Certified Lover Boy” will be released by the end of summer. Drake says that his next album, Certified Lover Boy, which was originally expected to release by January 2021, will be available by the end of the summer, but did not confirm a date. The Toronto rapper hinted towards the release of his upcoming album at […]

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A$AP Rocky Documentary ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

A$AP Rocky’s 2019 stint in a Swedish prison made international headlines. Now the Harlem rapper is sharing his story in a new documentary Stockholm Syndrome, which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival as part of its Juneteenth programming on Sunday, June 13, at 8 p.m. Directed by The Architects, the 105-minute film covers Rocky’s music […]

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Ex-rapper launches Healthy Hip Hop app for kids, parents and teachers

Roy Scott had dreams of being a rapper. Growing up listening to and becoming inspired by artists like Tupac and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Scott had been inching closer and closer to his dream, eventually signing with a label and collaborating with Tech9. One day, while driving his young son to school, Scott had a “light bulb moment” that let him know […]

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ScHoolboy Q, Ty Dolla $ign, & B-Real Connect For “BLACKS N MEXICANS” From The “Gully” Soundtrack

ScHoolboy Q –  BLACKS N MEXICANS Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & B-Real VERY HOTTTTTAUDIENCE RATING 100 %(1)HOTTTTTEDITORS RATING ScHoolboy Q is back with a new track featuring Ty Dolla $ign & B-Real. Gully arrives in theatres today, and dropping alongside the film — which stars actors like Kelvin Harrison Jr., Amber Heard, Jacob Latimore, Terrence Howard, and even Travis Scott —  is an eight-track original soundtrack that features an impressive […]

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Pressa Releases New Single & Music Video “Second Hand Smoke”

Pressa –  Second Hand Smoke Pressa returns with his new single and music video “Second Hand Smoke.” One of the biggest names in his city, Toronto rapper Pressa is really starting to come into his own. After years of developing his signature style, the 25-year-old rapper has started to establish an international following with the release of his […]

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DETROIT RAPPER BIG HOMIE ARRESTED FOR FLASHING GUNS ON INSTAGRAM CONNECTED TO 7 SHOOTINGS

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images DETROIT, MI – Federal agents have reportedly arrested a Detroit rapper who goes by the moniker The Big Homie — and it’s all thanks to Instagram. According to Detroit News, The Big Homie (real name Delmarco Craig) was taken into custody after an Instagram Live linked him to seven shootings.null The 22-year-old convicted […]

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FORMER FBI AGENT: SUGE KNIGHT HIRED NATION OF ISLAM SHOOTER TO KILL NOTORIOUS B.I.G.

Former agent Phil Carson, someone who served in the Federal Bureau of Investigations for two decades, said he never witnessed a case as mishandled as Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace’s. Carson recalled being involved in the March 9, 1997, drive-by shooting of the Brooklyn rapper to the New York Post and All Hip Hop this Memorial Day Weekend. His story […]

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Texas Rapper Big Jade Said She Refused to Sign With Offset Because He Wanted Her to Get Plastic Surgery

Texas rapper Big Jade revealed Offset wanted to sign her to his label but insisted she first gets plastic surgery. Big Jade made the revelation during an interview with Houston radio station 97.9 The Box, reported Hot New Hip-Hop. The Beaumont-born rapper was gracious towards Offset when she recounted the story. “I could have signed with Offset, and he […]

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Rapper DaBaby allegedly involved in Miami Beach shooting

DaBaby was allegedly involved in a Miami Beach shooting.Getty Images for dcp Rapper DaBaby was allegedly involved in a shooting in Miami’s ritzy South Beach, where two people were injured in a street gun battle, according to multiple sources. Miami Beach Police Department spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez confirmed to Local 10 News on Tuesday that “several possible subjects” […]

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Soulja Boy Is The First Rapper To Own A Lamborghini Phone

https://content.jwplatform.com/players/8XGRZkAF-Ypvq03GA.html?search=Soulja%20Boy%20Is%20The%20First%20Rapper%20To%20Own%20A%20Lamborghini%20Phone&isAMP=trueSoulja Boy flexes his rare Lamborghini phone. Soulja Boy has been plotting his comeback for years but with a newly signed deal with Virgin Music and the #1 single on TikTok, it feels like it’s fully in effect. His latest press runs have centered around his innovative approach to rap. There’s a long list of accomplishments that Soulja […]

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Atlanta Rap/Hip-Hop Artist – CIINCO / Launches New Release with Producer, Smoothie / Kicks Off Summer/Fall Tour

— Ciinco – ATL’s newest break-out Hip/Hop artist – will drop his newest track “That Ain’t True” on May 31, 2021. This track will be the launchpad for Ciinco’s upcoming Summer/Fall tour. “That Ain’t True” will debut on Spotify, SoundCloud and Apple Music and all social media platforms.Continue Reading “That Ain’t True” is Ciinco’s second release for the year (2021). […]

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In The Wake Of The Tulsa Race Massacre’s Centennial, A Communal Hip-Hop Album Emerges

They sought talent that fit the mindset of Black Wall Street — musicians who could set aside ego to commemorate their ancestors.Ryan Cash/Fivvish/Courtesy of the artist “But we’re what it looks like when we got our own backs / And we’re what it looks like when we build it back black / We’re what it […]

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Nas Signs Deal With Sony Music For A “Full Circle” Moment In His Career

Nas commemorates a “major milestone” in his career after Mass Appeal ink a brand new deal with Sony Music. Nas continues to make power moves both in and out of the music industry but his efforts behind Mass Appeal have been especially impressive. The rapper’s company recently announced its partnership with Showtime for Hip Hop 50, a series highlighting the […]

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Pooh Shiesty Fans Voice Displeasure With New Song “Switch It Up”

Fans seemingly prefer the unreleased version of the song, which had a different beat. Memphis rapper Pooh Shiesty released four new songs last night as part of his “Spring Deluxe” edition of Shiesty Season. The reloaded effort includes tracks with Lil Baby, G Herbo, and more. Fans were arguably most excited to hear the officially released version of “Switch […]

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Long overdue’: Rap royalty gathers in the Bronx at groundbreaking ceremony for Hip Hop Museum

Hip hop, hooray. Rap royalty gathered in the Bronx for a Thursday groundbreaking of the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the genre’s birthplace and home borough of rap icons like Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick and Fat Joe. Hip hop “came out of the Bronx like Vietnam,” recounted Fat Joe, who grew up in NYCHA’s Forest […]

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Paul Mooney Dies: Trailblazing Comedian, Writing Partner Of Richard Pryor Was 79

Everett Collection) Paul Mooney, a towering figure in the world of comedy and social criticism who brought a sharp eye and sharper humor to the subject of race relations, never better than in his collaborations with Richard Pryor, died today after suffering a heart attack. He was 79. His death was announced by his cousin, Rudy […]

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2001 QUESTLOVE WAS HESITANT TO WORK WITH JAY-Z IN FEAR OF LOOKING LIKE A ‘SELLOUT’

Stephen Lovekin/WireImage for Island Def Jam Music Group Before JAY-Z was Hip Hop’s first billionaire and an inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was the president of Def Jam Recordings. During his tenure, Hov signed The Roots to the imprint where the Philly group would put out several of their albums, including 2006’s Game Theory, 2008’s Rising Down and 2010’s How I Got […]

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Diddy Reveals His New Legal Name

Diddy has legally changed his name to Sean Love Combs. After filing to legally change his name in October 2019, the legendary music mogul finally can call himself Sean Love Combs.  Showing off a copy of his freshly-received new license, Diddy said, “Look what I just got in the mail today… IT’S OFFICIAL!!! WELCOME TO THE LOVE […]

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QUANDO RONDOSHOT AT IN GEORGIA

EXCLUSIVE QUANDO RONDOSHOT AT IN GEORGIA Quando Rondo and his entourage were caught in a hail of gunfire at a convenience store in Georgia, and one man in his entourage was wounded. According to law enforcement sources, the shots rang out around 3:20 AM Sunday in Blackshear, while Quando and his crew were in a parking […]

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KODAK BLACK PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT OF TEEN GIRL, GETS PROBATION

KODAK BLACK PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT OF TEEN GIRL, GETS PROBATION Track Kodak Blackon Bandsintown Kodak Black has received his fate in the 2016 sexual assault and battery incident involving a teenage girl, of which he pleaded guilty to in a South Carolina courtroom this afternoon. According to court documents obtained by XXL on Wednesday (April 28), Kodak, whose given name is […]

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DR. DRE’S WIFE SCORES MAJOR VICTORY IN $800M DIVORCE

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dr. Dre and future ex-wife Nicole Young have been embroiled in a bitter divorce since last June. As the proceedings grow increasingly messier, Dr. Dre is reportedly now being forced to find new legal counsel.null According to Page Six, a judge has ruled high profile celebrity attorney Laura Wasser and Dre’s other’s lawyer, Howard King, won’t be allowed to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 19, 2005 MIKE JONES RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WHO IS MIKE JONES

Who Is Mike Jones? is the debut studio album by American rapper Mike Jones, released on April 19, 2005 in the United States. The singles from the album are “Still Tippin’” and “Back Then”. The CD also comes in a “limited edition” version, which includes a bonus CD featuring nearly all the tracks from the album chopped and screwed by DJ Michael […]

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Philly rap star AR-Ab sentenced to 45 years for running a drug ring implicated in murder

With his hard-bitten lyrics boasting of drug-world dominance, gangsta rapper AR-Ab earned a legion of dedicated fans in his native Philadelphia and the respect of hip-hop heavyweights like Drake and producer Swizz Beatz. But it was the truth behind those blistering tracks that sent him to prison Thursday for what could be the rest of […]

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MONEYBAGG YO ANNOUNCES ‘A GANGSTA’S PAIN’ ALBUM AFTER WINNING WITH ‘TIME TODAY’ SINGLE

Prince Williams/Wireimage Moneybagg Yo is ready to build on his momentous 2020 which saw the release of his Time Served deluxe edition and Code Red joint album with Blac Youngsta. On Wednesday (April 14), Big Bag announced a new album where he’ll be putting his affliction on wax with A Gangsta’s Pain. The LP is slated to drop on April 23. A […]

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CARDI B IS ‘A TERRIBLE RAPPER’ ACCORDING TO FUNK FLEX

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Funk Flex has made a career out of delivering his often polarizing opinions on Hip Hop culture. During a recent sit-down with the Cigar Talk podcast, the longtime Hot 97 radio personality stayed in character and reiterated his disdain for Cardi B’s music, questioning why nobody has informed her just how weak her bars are. “I do think Cardi […]

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FREDDIE GIBBS & PHARRELL START ON ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2021’

Instagram On the heels of releasing his 2020 HipHopDX Album of the Year Alfredo, Freddie Gibbs is already plotting his next LP and he’s got high expectations for his Grammy-nominated follow-up.null After teasing another run at “album of the year” in an interview with MixMag earlier in April, Gangsta Gibbs posted a photo to Instagram on Monday (April 12) locked in […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 13, 1993 MOBB DEEP RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM JUVENILE HELL

Juvenile Hell is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Mobb Deep. It was recorded when they were still in their late teens and released on April 13, 1993 through 4th & B’way Records. The album features one guest appearance from fellow rapper Big Noyd. Juvenile Hell Studio album by Mobb Deep ReleasedApril 13, 1993 Recorded June 1992 – January 1993 Studio Unique Recording Studios(New York City) Genre East […]

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Pete Davidson, Schoolboy Q, Woody Harrelson & more starring in ‘The Freak Brothers’ animated series

Pete Davidson, Schoolboy Q, Woody Harrelson & more starring in ‘The Freak Brothers’ animated series Cult comic The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, about the adventures of a trio of pot-loving brothers, is being turned into an animated series with a slightly shortened title of The Freak Brothers. After a three mini episodes were released on YouTube last […]

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CARDI B LAUNCHES FIRST APPAREL COLLECTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REEBOK

CARDI B LAUNCHES FIRST APPAREL COLLECTION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH REEBOK Today, Reebok is proud to announce its first-ever apparel collection with the legendary Cardi B. The Summertime Fine Collection, officially dropping on April 23, will launch alongside matching footwear colorways of the Cardi B Club C, and aims to empower women to remain true to […]

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Kid Cudi’s Saturday Night Live Dress Was a Timely Tribute to Kurt Cobain

CELEBRITY STYLE Kid Cudi’s Saturday Night Live Dress Was a Timely Tribute to Kurt Cobain From his early days as a Kanye West protegée in a camo jacket and bandana neck scarf, to his regular appearances at Paris Fashion Week walking for the likes of Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton, Kid Cudi has always been one of the most stylish […]

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Diddy Calls Out GM, Wants More Money Spent on Black Businesses

DIDDYI’m Holding GM Accountable… SPEND MORE ON BLACK BIZ!!! Diddy is calling out General Motors … saying the company needs to step up and open its wallet for Black businesses, claiming GM’s promise to shell out big bucks has fallen short.https://4dc6ec8df89cd1e8f723ba69362a563c.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Diddy penned a scathing letter Thursday, opening with, “The same feet these companies use to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE APRIL 5, 1994 THE ROOTS RELEASED AN EP FROM THE GROUND UP

From the Ground Up is an EP released by the Roots in 1994. It was the group’s first album on a major label, having recently signed with Geffen Records. It featured four songs that would appear on their album, Do You Want More?!!!??! From the Ground Up EP by The Roots Released April 5, 1994 Recorded 1994 Genre Hip hop Length 32:50 Label Geffen […]

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NLE CHOPPA ARRESTED ON BURGLARY, DRUG AND GUN CHARGES

NLE Choppa was arrested in Davie, Fla. on Sunday (March 28) for multiple offenses including burglary, drug and gun charges. According to inmate records obtained by XXL today (March 29), the Memphis rapper, born Bryson Potts, was taken into custody by the Davie Police Department in Florida on charges of Burglary Unoccupied Structure Unarmed, Carrying a Concealed Firearm, […]

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N.J. rapper awarded $1.7M in lawsuit over ‘Everyday We Lit’ song from YFN Lucci, PnB Rock

After Atlanta rapper and singer YFN Lucci released the song “Everyday We Lit,” the track became a mainstay on hip-hop radio in 2017, making it to No. 33 on the Billboard Hot 100. But the song sounded a little too familiar to Paterson rapper Rackboy Cam. His 2016 song “Everything Be Lit,” which had a similar chorus, was […]

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon Are Bringing Da Ruckus for the Next Verzuz Battle This Weekend

Clan in the front, all others to the back! The ever-popular party-at-home Instagram Live series Verzuz will be taking it back to the streets with its next music battle, Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah and Raekwon are set to face off against each other this weekend.ADVERTISEMENTnull Billboard reports that after the soulful debut of D’Angelo and Friends, Verzuz […]

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RAE SREMMURD’S BROTHER CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE MURDER OF STEPFATHER – REPORT

Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi‘s half-brother has reportedly been charged for the murder of their stepfather, which took place last year. On Wednesday (March 17), TMZ revealed that 19-year-old Michael Sullivan has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of Floyd Sullivan Jr., Michael’s biological father and Rae Sremmurd‘s stepfather. Sullivan is not facing the death penalty for the murder, but he’s looking […]

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Amazon faces an uphill battle convincing retailers to use its pay-by-hand technology

Amazon has a new carrot to dangle in front of struggling retailers. On Tuesday, the e-commerce giant announced a new point of sale solution called Amazon One. The device allows customers to pay without ever having to take out their phone or credit card, instead paying by placing their palm over a scanning device. In […]

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DaBaby’s chorus of ‘grandmas’ in Grammys performance goes viral

Whoa, baby! DaBaby’s performance with Roddy Ricch at the Grammys quickly went viral Sunday thanks to a singing and dancing chorus that featured older vocalists. Many on social media affectionately referred to members of the chorus as “grandmas” as they raved about their performances. “I swear I just saw my grandma performing with DaBaby #GRAMMYs,” […]

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KIDD CREOLE TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE BEING CHARGED WITH MURDER

By Nass Metcalfe As the Kidd Creole, an original member of the legendary hip hop collective, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, he is a respected, influential early pioneer of the culture. Today, he is Nathaniel Glover, a man battling in two different courts—the court of law and of that of public opinion. “The Boat”—also […]

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FAMOUS DEX CLAIMS HE WAS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT OF $50,000 WATCH AND THOUSANDS IN CASH – REPORT

Famous Dex was reportedly the victim of a recent robbery where he was held at gunpoint and relieved of valuables and cash. The Chicago rapper reported the robbery to police in San Fernando Valley, Calif. on Wednesday (March 10), according to a report from TMZ published on Saturday (March 13). Dex told officers he met a friend in […]

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RODDY RICCH, CARDI B, DABABY, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY AND MORE SET TO PERFORM AT 2021 GRAMMYS

AFF-USA/Shutterstock RODDY RICCH, CARDI B, DABABY, MEGAN THEE STALLION, LIL BABY AND MORE SET TO PERFORM AT 2021 GRAMMYS The biggest night in music is this coming Sunday. The Grammy Awards will air on March 14 and performers are beginning to emerge. During the night performers include Cardi B, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Killer Mike, Lil […]

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KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH

KANYE WEST’S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ACCUSED OF ACCEPTING DONATIONS FROM MINORS, STIFFING PEOPLE ON MERCH The 2020 presidential election is over and done with, but Kanye West‘s presidential campaign is still facing scrutiny and possible legal action from the Federal Elections Commission for alleged improprieties. On March 5, The Daily Beast published an investigative report into West’s Birthday Party Campaign, which has been […]

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Jay-Z Tweets for First Time in Over Two Years, Sells Majority of Tidal to Tech Company Square Inc.

Jay-Z is making more power moves. Hov returned to Twitter for the first time in over two years on Thursday (March 4) to announce a huge business deal. Jay-Z is selling a majority stake of his TIDAL streaming service to payments tech company Square Inc. and its owner, CEO Jack Dorsey, who’s also cofounder and chief executive of Twitter. As […]

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Big Sean Reveals He Contemplated Suicide Several Times

Big Seanhas opened about his struggles with suicidal ideation. During an appearance on author and professor Michael Eric Dyson‘s new Facebook Watch show, One Question One Mike, the Detroit rapper, who has throughout his career been open about his battle with depression, revealed that he’s contemplated suicide multiple times in his life.null “You know, if you’re a […]

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DEB ANTNEY SAYS GUCCI MANE TOOK $5K FROM FRENCH MONTANA AND DIDN’T DELIVER A VERSE

The legend of Gucci Mane continues to grow. Gucci’s former manager and the mother of Waka Flocka, Deb Antney, recalls a moment the rapper stole $5,000 from French Montana. Antney appeared on Drink Champs and broke down the moment, citing Big Guwop was not a fan of Montana. “Gucci didn’t like French,” Antney said. “Because […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 25, 1992 BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTION’S RELEASED THEIR FIFTH & FINAL ALBUM SEX AND VIOLENCE.

Sex and Violence is the fifth and final album released by hip hop group Boogie Down Productions. The next year, 1993, the group’s lead member, KRS-One, would begin recording under his own name. The track “Build And Destroy” deals with KRS-One’s ideological differences—as a self-proclaimed humanist—with X Clan and its brand of Afrocentrism. Previously, and on numerous occasions, the X-Clan had denounced any […]

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No Limit rapper Mac may receive clemency after 21 years in prison

The Louisiana Board of Paroles and Pardons voted to grant McKinley “Mac” Phipps clemency. Before completing his term as the nation’s president, Donald Trump commuted the prison sentences of over 140 people, including Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. The pardons weren’t extended to No Limit rapper Mac, but fortunately, roughly a month later, he is inching closer to his […]

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MAC MILLER’S ‘FACES’ MIXTAPE IS COMING TO STREAMING SERVICES, ACCORDING TO PRODUCER ID LABS

Chelsea Lauren/WireImage MAC MILLER’S ‘FACES’ MIXTAPE IS COMING TO STREAMING SERVICES, ACCORDING TO PRODUCER ID LABS Mac Miller’s 2014 mixtape Faces is coming to streaming services. According to a fan Reddit post and comment from producer ID Labs, who crafted two tracks on the jazzy project and was a close friend of Miller’s, Faces should be hitting digital streaming platforms […]

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BIG LATTO EXPLAINS HEARING GUCCI MANE’S VOICE ON HER SONG: ‘IT’S DONE FOR THESE BITCHES’

‘I’M REALLY THAT BITCH FROM THE SOUTH,’ Big Latto will be the first to tell you her success was “far from overnight.” The 22-year-old MC — who grew up rhyming at block parties, eventually rising through the local scene in Atlanta and opening for bigger rappers when she was still a teenager — is finally bubbling […]

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Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda released from prison

Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda has been released from prison. Shmurda was serving a seven-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to conspiracy and weapons charges in 2016.He was convicted of trying to smuggle a knife-like object into his cell at Rikers Island.According to the publication “Revolt,” the rapper’s conditional release date was bumped up because of “good behavior.”Shmurda was […]

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Eve To Star In ABC Hip-Hop Drama Pilot

‘Queens’ was written and executive produced by Zahir McGhee. Rapper Eve has been tapped to star as the lead in a new ABC pilot, Queens.  The hip-hop drama written and executive produced by Zahir McGhee (Scandal) follows four estranged women in their 40s as they reunite in an effort to recapture their fame and popularity as the Nasty Bitches […]

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Shots Fired During Roddy Ricch, 42 Dugg Music Video Leaves 3 Wounded

A shooting broke out on the set of 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch’s newest music video, Sunday. Shots were reportedly fired in southwest Atlanta on-site at a music video shoot for 42 Dugg and Roddy Ricch that left three people injured, two of whom were hospitalized. WSB-TV Atlanta reports that it is unconfirmed whether both rappers were on the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 19, 1992 THE GZA THEN KNOWN AS THE GENIUS RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM WORDS FROM THE GENIUS.

Words from the Genius Words from the Genius Words from the Genius is the debut studio album by the American rapper GZA, under his previous stage name “The Genius”. The album never charted, and GZA went on to co-found the Wu-Tang Clan in 1992 after the album’s failure. Words from the Genius Studio album by The Genius ReleasedFebruary 19, 1991 Recorded […]

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Honeykomb Brazy Grandparents House Burnt Down After They Were Reportedly Shot & Killed In Alabama (Video)

Sensitive footage is going viral on social media of popular Alabama rapper Honey Kombbrazy’s grandparents home being engulfed in flames after reportedly being shot and killed in their Alabama home.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&client=ca-pub-9221061669989639&output=html&h=343&slotname=6753339016&adk=2026753137&adf=3121988711&pi=t.ma~as.6753339016&w=412&lmt=1613644401&rafmt=1&psa=0&format=412×343&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.latestnewssouthafrica.com%2F2021%2F02%2F18%2Fhoneykomb-brazy-grandparents-house-burnt-down-after-they-were-reportedly-shot-killed-in-alabama-video%2F&flash=0&fwr=1&fwrattr=true&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&dt=1613644401691&bpp=20&bdt=3586&idt=259&shv=r20210211&cbv=r20110914&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&correlator=6296032966005&frm=20&pv=2&ga_vid=611404127.1613644402&ga_sid=1613644402&ga_hid=1441577617&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-300&u_his=8&u_java=0&u_h=915&u_w=412&u_ah=915&u_aw=412&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=794&biw=412&bih=783&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=21068083%2C21068769%2C21068893%2C31060009%2C21068785%2C21066973&oid=3&pvsid=234421442735932&pem=459&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F&rx=0&eae=0&fc=640&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C412%2C0%2C412%2C783%2C412%2C783&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7ClEebr%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8320&bc=31&ifi=1&uci=a!1&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=LkaPGptLj9&p=https%3A//www.latestnewssouthafrica.com&dtd=329 The video that has been making headways on social media sees the house burning down as people rush in to see how they could help. […]

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Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Goes Diamond

More than 20 years after its release, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill has reached diamond status. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) shared the news on Tuesday night, confirming Lauryn Hill’s debut album had sold more than 10,000,000 units since its 1998 release. It marks an increasingly rare milestone as on-demanding streaming has caused pure album sales to plummet. Hill has no joined […]

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CYHI THE PRYNCE DODGES DEATH DURING ALLEGED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN ATLANTA

ATLANTA, GA – Well wishes are pouring in for CyHi The Prynce after he says he was nearly killed while driving down an Atlanta highway over the weekend. According to an Instagram post shared on Sunday (February 14), the G.O.O.D. Music artist was almost another victim of gun violence.nullnull “Today is a day about love, but in my […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 12, 1990 MASTER P RELEASED HIS DEBUT ALBUM GET AWAY CLEAN FEATURING THE REAL UNTOUCHABLES

Open main menu Get Away Clean Get Away Clean is the debut studio album by Master P. Get Away CleanMaster P-Get Away Clean (1990) 12″ EP Unreleased Studio album by Master P Released February 12, 1991 Recorded1990 GenreGangsta rapLabel No Limit In-A-Minute Master P chronology Get Away Clean(1991)Mama’s Bad Boy(1992) Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic[1] Track listing No.Title Length 1.”Get […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 7, 1980 SUGAR HILL GANG RELEASED THIER DEBUT SELF TITLED

Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang. Sugarhill Gang Studio album by The Sugarhill Gang Released February 7, 1980 Recorded 1979 GenreOld-school hip hop, disco, soul Length 39:17 Label Sugarhill Records Producer Sylvia Robinson The Sugarhill Gang  chronology Sugarhill Gang(1980) 8th Wonder(1981) Singles from Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight“Released: September 16, 1979 “Rapper’s Reprise”Released: 1980 Reception Professional Ratings Reviews […]

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CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT

CASANOVA FACES DISCIPLINE FOR DOING TIKTOK CHALLENGE DURING JAIL VISIT – REPORT Casanova, who is currently in jail and being charged with numerous gang-related racketeering crimes, is facing more discipline after a video surfaced of the maskless Brooklyn, N.Y. rapper doing the Junebug Challenge during a recent jail visit. On Feb. 3, Cas’ girlfriend, known as Swaggy […]

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Nick Cannon Returning as Wild ‘n Out Host After Apologizing for Anti-Semitic Comments That Got Him Fired

Nick Cannon Returning as Wild ‘n Out Host After Apologizing for Anti-Semitic Comments That Got Him Fired ViacomCBS is welcoming Nick Cannon back into the family, effectively saving Wild ‘n Out in the process, our sister site Deadline reports. A quick refresher: Cannon was fired by ViacomCBS in July 2020 over anti-Semitic comments he made in an episode of his podcast/YouTube series, Cannon’s Class. The […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY FEBRUARY 4, 1992 SIR-MIX-A-LOT RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM MACK DADDY.

Mack Daddy Mack Daddy is the third album by Sir Mix-a-Lot. It was released on February 4, 1992, on Def American Recordings. The album is particularly notable for the hit single “Baby Got Back. “Mack Daddy Studio album by Sir Mix-a-Lot Released February 4, 1992 Recorded 1991 Genre Hip hop Length 60:12 Label Def American Reprise Producer Sir Mix-a-Lot, Rick Rubin, Nate Fox, […]

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SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN

SILENTO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS COUSIN Silento has been arrested for the murder of his cousin. According to information obtained by XXL via Georgia’s DeKalb County Police Department on Monday (Feb. 1), Silento, born Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was arrested for the murder of 34-year-old Fredrick Rooks, who was killed on Jan. 21. The police department confirmed via Twitter […]

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WATCH] RAPPER UZZY MARCUS’ BROTHER CHARGED WITH DOUBLE MURDER AFTER GOING ON IG LIVE WITH TWO BODIES

FEBRUARY 1, 2021 *PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED* According to a report out of Vacaville, California, rapper Uzzy Marcus’ brother has been charged with the murder of two women, whose bodies he livestreamed on Instagram for 36 minutes. 29-year-old Raymond Weber, also known as “Zino,” said that his brother Uzzy tried to set him up to […]

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