It’s Official! The Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred Patent’ is on the Way

RELEASE: 30 DECEMBER 2021  Part of the Jordan Brand Holiday 2021 collection, the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred Patent’ has got sneakerheads divided. On one hand we’re getting the OG ‘Bred’ colour-blocking, but it’s also coming in patent leather form – which is arguably not as desirable as the original soft tumbled leather. The lead-up has also been quite long, as […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE NOVEMBER 12, 1996 EMINEM RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM INFINITE

Infinite is the debut studio album by American rapper Eminem. It was released on November 12, 1996, through Web Entertainment. Recording sessions took place at the Bass Brothers’ studio, with production handled by Mr. Porter and Eminem himself.[1] The album features guest vocals from fellow rappers Proof, Mr. Porter, Eye-Kyu, Three, and Thyme, as well as singer Angela Workman. Physical copies of Infinite were released on cassette and vinyl, and Eminem sold the […]

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Rapper Travis Scott ‘devastated’ by deaths of eight at Astroworld festival; Houston officials investigating

In a video posted to Instagram, Scott says he never could have “imagined the severity of the situation” at his sold-out music festival. Rapper Travis Scott said in a video Saturday night that he could not have imagined the “severity of the situation” at Friday’s Astroworld festival in Houston, where eight people died after a crowd surge. […]

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Jada Pinkett-Smith Suprisingly Confessed About Her ‘Dangerous, Criminal Past’ With Tupac

Jada Pinkett-Smith has been sitting on a bombshell of a revelation all these years and has just revealed for the first time ever, what that is. Turns out, our girl, Jada, isn’t as ‘wholesome’ as many of us probably think she is- intelligent, talented, and beautiful, yes…but not entirely ‘wholesome.’ It’s no secret that she […]

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Joe Budden Comes Out As Bisexual

Joe Budden came out on the latest episode of his podcast, revealing that he is bisexual. Joe Budden has officially come out as bisexual on his podcast, claiming that he is sexually attracted to both men and women. This comes after years of speculation about the retired rapper’s sexuality. “I’m bisexual,” he said on his show […]

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DJ QUIK THREATENS TO SUE KEEFE D OVER ACCUSATION HE WAS INVOLVED IN BIGGIE’S DEATH

After a now viral interview where suspected killer of Notorious B.I.G. Keefe D implies that legendary West Coast producer DJ Quik was a part of the plot to kill Biggie, Quik “quickly” responded to the accusation with a little more than just “it wasn’t me”. Keefe explained how he believed that DJ Quik and a […]

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DJ QUIK & WACK 100 BOTH REACT TO KEEFE D’S BIGGIE MURDER PLOT CLAIMS

The uncle of 2Pac’s alleged killer, Keefe D, made an outrageous claim during a recent interview with The Art of Dialogue. During the conversation, he suggested DJ Quik helped set up Biggie’s murder the night of March 9, 1997. Now, DJ Quik has responded to the allegations. On Tuesday (November 2), HipHopDX shared a post about the story to Instagram, and DJ […]

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Pandora Honors First-Ever Hip Hop History Month This November With New Hip Hop Forever Station

Kid n Play, Naughty By Nature, Lil Jon, BIA and Other Hip Hop Icons Take Listeners Through Four Decades of History on Artist-Curated Station Modes OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — November has officially been recognized by the United States Senate as Hip Hop History Month, and to commemorate the very first iteration of this annual celebration of hip hop […]

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NYC SHOOTINGS: Man slain in possible Brooklyn gang attack; pickup driver gunned down in Harlem ( Allegedly Albert Alpo Martinez was Killed)

Two men were shot dead on the streets of Brooklyn and Harlem in separate incidents between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, police reported. The first incident happened on Saturday in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where a 29-year-old man took a fatal bullet to the head following an apparent dispute that may be connected to gang activity. Officers […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Officially Announces Facebook’s Name Change

Following reports that Facebook was gearing up to rebrand, Mark Zuckerberg has officially unveiled the new name for the company, which counts Instagram and WhatsApp among its properties. “Starting today, our company is now Meta,” announced Zuckerberg on Thursday during the Facebook Connect livestream event. The new name specifically refers to the company’s commitment to the […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, OCTOBER 28, 1997 MASE RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM HARLEM WORLD

Harlem World is the debut album by American hip hop recording artist Mase, released on October 28, 1997, by Bad Boy Records and Arista Records. The album was nominated at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. It went on to sell 4.8 million copies in the United States, going quadruple Platinum in the US Seen as Puff Daddy’s new protégé since […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCT 12, 1993 LEADERS OF THE NEW SCHOOL RELEASED THEIR SECOND & FINALE STUDIOB;

T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind’s Eye) is the second and final studio album from Long Island hip hop group Leaders of the New School. This effort didn’t fare nearly as well as their debut album A Future Without a Past…, receiving mixed reviews. After the album’s release, the group began having both creative and personal problems resulting in their disbandment. Elektra Records […]

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R. Kelly’s Music Sales Skyrocket 500 Percent After Guilty Sex Crimes Verdict – Report

R. Kelly being found guilty of racketeering and sex crimes hasn’t hurt his music sales. In fact, the opposite seems to be happening. The disgraced R&B legend’s music sales have jumped up 517 percent since a jury delivered a guilty verdict in the Kelly’s federal sex crimes case on Sept. 27, according to Rolling Stone. The uptick hasn’t just […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCTOBER 10. 1995 AZ RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM DO OR DIE

Doe or Die is the debut studio album by rapper AZ, released October 10, 1995 on EMI Records. The album features guest appearances by artists such as Nas and Miss Jones, and production from N.O. Joe, Pete Rock, L.E.S., and Buckwild, among others. The album spawned the single “Sugar Hill” – which was certified gold by the RIAA in 1995. Upon release, Doe or Die received notable critical and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCTOBER 10, 1995 KRS ONE RELEASED HIS SELF TITLED SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM KRS ONE

KRS One is the second solo studio album by American hip hop artist KRS-One. It was released on October 10, 1995 via Jive Records. Production was handled by DJ Premier, Diamond D, Big French Productions, Norty Cotto, Showbiz and KRS-One himself. It features guest appearances from Busta Rhymes, Channel Live, Das EFX, Dexter Thibou, Fat Joe and Mad Lion. The album made it to number 19 on the Billboard 200 and number 2 on the Top […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE OCT 10, 1989 BIZ MARKIE RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM THE BIZ N

The Biz Never Sleeps is the second studio album by Biz Markie. It was released on October 10, 1989, on Cold Chillin’/Warner Bros. Records and was produced by Biz, his cousin Cool V and producer Paul C, instead of Cold Chillin’ in-house producer Marley Marl. The album proved to be a success, peaking at #66 on the Billboard 200 and #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, as […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, OCT 9 2001 T.I. RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM I’M SERIOUS

I’m Serious is the debut studio album by American rapper T.I., released on October 9, 2001 through Arista Records. The album included guests appearances from Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes (who called T.I. “the Jay-Z of the South”),[2] Jazze Pha, Too Short, Bone Crusher, Lil Jon, Mac Boney, Pastor Troy, P$C and Youngbloodz. The album featured production from DJ Toomp, Craig Love, Maseo, Brian Kidd, The Neptunes, Jazze Pha, Yung D, Lil Jon and T.I. himself. Despite the album’s […]

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Kim & Kanye Head to NBC Studios Together for Her ‘SNL’ Debut

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West put on a united front ahead of her “Saturday Night Live” appearance — well, sorta … dude still seems hesitant to acknowledge they’re rekindling. The recently estranged couple — who are still technically in the middle of a divorce — were seen leaving a hotel Saturday … surrounded by a crush of paps, presumably on […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, OCT 8, 2013 NIPSEY HUSSLE RELEASED HIS EIGTH MIXTAPE CRENSHAW HOSTED BY DJ DRAMA

Crenshaw is the eighth official mixtape by American rapper Nipsey Hussle. The mixtape was released as a free digital download on October 8, 2013, on mixtape hosting websites. It was also released in a limited first edition of 1,000 copies for $100 each including other incentives via his All Money In record label. The mixtape features production by The Futuristiks, 1500 or Nothin’, 9th Wonder, DJ Dahi, Mike […]

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Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will face off in the next Verzuz battle

It’s official — Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will face off in the next Verzuz battle. According to a tweet posted by series organizers on Tuesday (Oct. 5), the highly anticipated showdown is scheduled for Oct. 17 and will be the second event in a “TrillerVerz” weekend. “TrillerVerz III Weekend | Brooklyn, NY | October 16-17,” the tweet read. “Tickets […]

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Lil Durk Allegedly Posts “Top 50 Greatest Rappers” List & Fans Have Questions

People believed he was giving the co-sign to the viral list. Kendrick, Eminem, Jay-Z, Tupac, Nas, and Biggie were left out. Buckle up, because we’re about to embark on another journey through a “Top” list. Ever so often, Hip Hop fans get themselves ensnared in discussions regarding who the GOATs are in the genre, and what follows […]

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BOOSIE BADAZZ BALTIMORE AFTERPARTY ENDS WITH MAN SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES

BALTIMORE, MD – Trouble seems to follow Boosie Badazz wherever he goes. Days after the Legendz of the Street concert was shut down in Atlanta due to an onstage brawl during his set, a man was reportedly shot multiple times at a Boosie Badazz afterparty in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun, the incident took place in the wee hours of Monday […]

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‘I Gotta Hear My Daddy’s Mouth’: ‘BMF’ Star Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flenory Jr. Talks Portraying His Dad and Shares the ‘Smallest’ Details His Dad Wanted in the Series

“Black Mafia Family” star Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr. and executive producer Randy Huggins recently talked about the portrayal of characters in the new Starz series executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. In the series, Flenory plays his real-life father Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory Sr., one half of the brothers who founded the Black […]

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Kanye West Will Executive Produce Ghostface Killah’s “Supreme Clientele 2”

Ghostface Killah announces Kanye West & Mike Dean are executive producing his forthcoming album, “Supreme Clientele 2.” Kanye West has several active projects on his hands right now. While some are non-music related, like his GAP partnership and the recently announced Jeen-Yuhs documentary heading to Netflix, there’s a couple of albums that he’s working on that aren’t actually […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 26, 2000 SHYNE RELEASED HIS DEBUT SELF TITLED ALBUM

Shyne is the self-titled debut album by rapper Shyne. It was released by Sean “P. Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records on September 26, 2000.[1] Shyne had been hyped prior to the album’s release as similar in style and delivery to the deceased Notorious B.I.G.. Shyne had also drawn unfavorable media attention for being convicted in June 2000 for his involvement in a […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 23, 2003 OUTKAST DROPPED SPEAKERBOXXX/ THE LOVE BELOW

Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is the fifth studio album by American hip hop duo Outkast. It was released on September 23, 2003, by Arista Records. Issued as a double album, its length of over two hours is spread across solo albums from both of the group’s members. Big Boi’s Speakerboxxx is a Southern hip hop album with a P-Funk influence, while André 3000’s The Love Below features psychedelic, pop, funk, electro, and jazz styles. Speakerboxxx/The Love Below was supported […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 21, 1993 DE LA SOUL RELEASED THEIR THIRD STUDIO ALBUM BUHLŌŌNE MINDSTATE

Buhloone Mindstate (stylized as Buhlo͞one Mind State on the album cover) is the third studio album by American hip hop group De La Soul. It was released on September 21, 1993, by Tommy Boy and was the group’s last record to be produced with Prince Paul. Buhloone is a phonetic spelling of the English noun “balloon”. This theme is laid out in the intro track, which starts with the sound of […]

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The Fugees to reunite for tour for the first time in 15 years

The hip-hop trio released their acclaimed debut “The Score” 25 years ago. Their tour will be their first in over 15 years. The Fugees have announced their plan to embark on a reunion tour.  The celebrated hip-hop trio released their critically-acclaimed debut album, The Score, 25 years ago, and their outing together — which launches Wednesday with a […]

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Vado said some things about Cam’ron on the Math Hoffa show that Cam did not appreciate.

So he fired back at Vado or anyone who becomes disloyal. “Anybody I used to work with and you throw dirt on my name, I’m going to expose you.  Stop going on these shows lying on me cause I’m going get greasy. Then he got specific without naming names. “I’m gonna talk about your girlfriends, […]

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Listen to Mozzy’s New Album ‘Untreated Trauma’ f/ EST Gee, YFN Lucci, Babyface Ray, and More

Mozzy tha Motive continues to keep his foot on the gas with the release of his latest album Untreated Trauma.  Mozzy tapped in with hot acts like EST Gee, Babyface Ray, Kalen.FrFr, and YFN Lucci to help him deliver the project. The Gangland Landlord-creator from Oak Park continues to carry his Sacramento roots by giving guest spots to Celly Ru and E. Mozzy.  […]

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D Smoke Taps SiR for New Song “Common Sense,” Announces ‘War & Wonders’ Album

D Smoke has enlisted his brother SiR for his news single “Common Sense,” and announced the forthcoming arrival of his new album War & Wonders. “Common Sense” features a pared-down, jazz-laden beat, with percussion, strings, and trumpets. The song questions the state of humanity and encourages us to embrace what makes us unique. “War & Wonders is about capturing the […]

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T.I., Tiny will not face charges for alleged sexual assault in L.A.

Rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris and his wife, singer Tameka “Tiny” Cottle-Harris, will not face charges for alleged sexual assault in Los Angeles.  According to court documents obtained by several news outlets, including PEOPLE magazine, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will not be charging the couple due to an expired statute of limitations.  “In 2021, the complaining witness reported […]

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SpotemGottem Shot Multiple Times in Road Rage Shooting

SpotemGottem has been shot in Miami. The Florida rapper, born Nehemiah Harden, was reportedly shot multiple times on Florida’s I-95 highway, north of NW 125 Street. A rep for the Florida Highway Patrol confirmed to XXL on Friday (Sept. 17) that the driver and rear passenger, which they did not name, were victims in the incident stemming from a road rage incident on the highway. […]

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