Nicki Minaj and Her Husband’s Associate Accused of Threatening Rape Victim’s Life

Nicki Minaj and her husband, Kenneth Petty, have been hit with hefty claims from Petty’s alleged rape victim, who filed a lawsuit last month, accusing the couple of harassment, intimidation and several other charges. Jennifer Hough made an appearance on daytime talk show, The Real, this morning (Sept. 22), and has revealed that not only was she harassed, […]

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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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Kanye West flies high in “24” visual

The clip looks to have been partially filmed during Kanye’s second ‘Donda’ listening session in Atlanta. Last month, Kanye West blessed us with his tenth studio LP Donda, an album that contains a whopping 27 tracks with contributions with the current who’s who of hip hop and R&B — The Weeknd, Fivio Foreign, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Baby Keem, Travis Scott, Kid Cudi, Conway The Machine, Westside […]

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Lakeyah Drops Video for “313-414” f/ Tee Grizzley, Announces Upcoming ‘Gangsta Grillz’ Project

Lakeyah taps Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley to join her on her newest single, “313-414,” which comes with fresh visuals shot in her hometown of Milwaukee. Lakeyah has also just announced the release of her upcoming Gangsta Grillz project, My Time. rocking the team’s jersey as we get glimpses of championship banners on the street. The cover art for Lakeyah’s Gangsta Grillz tape, My […]

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Animated Video for FXXXXY’s “Yeah Kool” f/ Lil Uzi Vert Released on Anniversary of Artist’s Passing

On the anniversary of his passing,  FXXXXY’s estate has just dropped new animated visuals for his posthumous song “Yeah Kool,” featuring Lil Uzi Vert. FXXXY and Uzi go searching for the planet the rapper just purchased in the new tripped-out visuals for “Yeah Kool.”  Directed by animator Yung Kazi and produced by PRTND Studios, the unique claymation style of […]

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This Aint Tidal: Nas, Pusha T & Other Big Names Invest In Audius, Spotify’s Rival

Audius, a three-year-old San Francisco-based company built on blockchain, promises a new way to put more coins in artists’ pockets.  A bunch of music artists coming together to promote a music streaming platform the benefits them? Now, where have we heard this before? Hip-Hop stars Nas and Pusha T are among the many names who […]

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EXCLUSIVE’LOVE & HIP HOP’ STAR MO FAYNEGETS 17 YEARS IN PRISON IN PPP LOAN FRAUD CASEGotta Pay Back $4.4M!!!

Rapper Mo Fayne’s going away for a long, long time for his role in a PPP loan fraud case … he’s just been sentenced to 210 months in prison — that’s 17.5 years. According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, the “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” star was hit with the prison sentence after pleading […]

Read More EXCLUSIVE’LOVE & HIP HOP’ STAR MO FAYNEGETS 17 YEARS IN PRISON IN PPP LOAN FRAUD CASEGotta Pay Back $4.4M!!!

NYC moves to suspend Rikers Island correction officers who don’t show up for work

City officials moved Wednesday to persuade Rikers Island officers to show up for work. Department of Correction investigators delivered suspension notices to the homes of roughly 20 AWOL officers, jail sources told the Daily News. “If you worked at Starbucks, and you didn’t show up, would you be able to keep your job?” asked a […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1999 OL’ DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS SECOND AND FINAL STUDIO ALBUM NIGGA PLEASE.

Nigga Please (stylized as N☆☆★a Please) is the second solo studio album by American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard. It was released on September 14, 1999 via Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Quad Recording Studios, at Chung King Studios and at 36 Chambers Studio in New York City, and at American Studios in Los Angeles. Production was handled by RZA, The Neptunes, Irv Gotti, Buddha Monk, […]

Read More IT WAS ON THIS DATE, SEPTEMBER 14, 1999 OL’ DIRTY BASTARD RELEASED HIS SECOND AND FINAL STUDIO ALBUM NIGGA PLEASE.

She Thought She Was There To Interview R. Kelly. Instead, She Was Allegedly Imprisoned, Drugged, And Raped.

The woman testified she feared coming forward after being told by the singer’s associates, “Don’t fuck with Mr. Kelly.” She Thought She Was There To Interview R. Kelly. Instead, She Was Allegedly Imprisoned, Drugged, And Raped. Britney SpearsR. Kelly TrialSummer Of AngerVaccine MandateElizabeth Holmes TrialTexas Abortion LawAAVE Appropriation She Thought She Was There To Interview […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2007 KANYE WEST DROPPED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM. GRADUATION

Graduation is the third studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West, released on September 11, 2007, through Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records. Recording sessions took place between 2005 and 2007 at several studios in New York and Los Angeles. It was primarily produced by West himself, with contributions from various other producers. The album also features guest appearances from […]

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Burger King is banning 120 artificial ingredients from menus — see the full list

Burger King just announced that it has banned 120 artificial ingredients from its menus, including high-fructose corn syrup and several food dyes. The move is a continuation of an earlier strategy to publicly distance Burger King from artificial dyes and preservatives, including a 2020 ad campaign featuring a time-lapse of a Whopper growing old and moldy […]

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Freddie Gibbs Reacts To Kanye West Claiming GD On “Life Of The Party”

The Kanye West and Drake Cold War continues to escalate and we are all just watching the fallout. Since Donda and Certified Lover Boy both dropped within a week of each other, it lined Kanye and Drake up for a battle of brilliance. There was no doubt that Drake would outsell Kanye— Drizzy’s last album Scorpion sold over 700k its first week— however, the quality […]

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Shaquille O’Neal Drops a Bombshell About His Kobe Bryant Feud: ‘The One Thing I Understood Was Marketing’

For years, the Shaquille O’Neal vs. Kobe Bryant beef dominated sports headlines. Even though the duo teamed up for four NBA Finals appearances and three titles over their eight seasons together with the Los Angeles Lakers, it was their frosty relationship off the court that captivated many. But a recent revelation from The Diesel casts doubts onto how bad the […]

Read More Shaquille O’Neal Drops a Bombshell About His Kobe Bryant Feud: ‘The One Thing I Understood Was Marketing’

2 Rappers Face Murder Charges in Wake of Alleged Drive-By Shooting

Two Connecticut rappers are facing murder charges, in the wake of an alleged drive-by shooting incident. Complex reports that 29-year-old Andre Reed was placed under arrest on Aug. 10. 31-year-old Reginald Miles was taken into custody more than a week later, on Aug. 19. Both men are charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and two counts […]

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A deputy mayor in New York faces charges after federal authorities found him with dozens of unregistered guns and bogus FBI badges

A deputy mayor of a city in New York state faces federal charges after authorities discovered unregistered firearms and bogus badges for federal agencies, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday. Last week, Brian Downey, a Republican who serves as deputy mayor of Airmont, New York, was taken into custody for “purchasing a rifle suppression […]

Read More A deputy mayor in New York faces charges after federal authorities found him with dozens of unregistered guns and bogus FBI badges

Rihanna Drops Nasty Lawsuit Against Her Dad Ronald After Accusing Him Of Making Money Off Her Name, Weeks Before They Were Set To Face Off

Rihanna has reached a settlement with her father in court and the pop superstar has agreed to drop her lawsuit weeks before they were scheduled to appear in court. According to court documents obtained by Radar, earlier today, the Umbrella singer informed the court she is dismissing her entire suit against Ronald Fenty. The parties were ordered to […]

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Best Music Videos Of The Week: Bobby Shmurda, Isaiah Rashad, Rico Nasty & More

The best videos of the week include selections from Drake, Meek Mill, Jorja Smith, Victoria Monét, Ray Vaughn, and more.  It’s New Music Friday again and we’re here to share a lineup of videos we’re into that feature compelling elements. Up first is Bobby Shmurda’s six-minute visual for his newest single “No Time For Sleep Freestyle.” In it […]

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DRAKES CERTIFIED LOVER BOY HAS FINALLY DROPPED FEATURING A HOST OF TALENT FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE.

The Boy is back. After much anticipation and a series of delays, Drake’s sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy is here. Executive produced by Drake, Noah “40” Shebib, Oliver El-Khatib, and Noel Cadastre, the 21-track set arrived Friday along with a star-studded lineup including Travis Scott, Future, Lil Baby, Young Thug, Lil Durk, 21 Savage, Project Pat, […]

Read More DRAKES CERTIFIED LOVER BOY HAS FINALLY DROPPED FEATURING A HOST OF TALENT FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE.

‘We’re not out of this yet’: At least 45 dead after flooding overwhelms NYC, Northeast

NEW YORK – The death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Ida’s blast through the Northeast rose Thursday after fierce downpours and flooding, claiming four times as many lives as the storm’s initial landfall. At least 45 people died Wednesday and Thursday, state and local officials said. Twenty-three deaths were reported in New Jersey, 15 in New York, five in Pennsylvania, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE SEPTEMBER 2, 1997 MASTER P DROPPED HIS SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM GHETTO D.

Ghetto D is the sixth studio album by American rapper Master P, released on September 2, 1997 on No Limit Records and Priority Records. Originally slated to be titled as Ghetto Dope, the name was shortened to the current title before the release due to the drug reference in the aforementioned title. The album would be one of Master P’s biggest albums. The original […]

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50 Cent On Patina Miller Being The Queen B Of The ‘Raising Kanan’ Cast”SHE IS EXACTLY THAT,” THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SAYS OF MILLER WHO PORTRAYS RAQ IN THE STARZ SERIES.

I became a fast fan of Patina Miller just one episode into Power Book III: Raising Kanan, and after a group interview with the cast during ESSENCEFest this year, it was obvious I wasn’t the only one. Miller portrays Raquel “Raq” Thomas on the Starz series and is as revered by her fellow castmates behind the camera as her character is on […]

Read More 50 Cent On Patina Miller Being The Queen B Of The ‘Raising Kanan’ Cast”SHE IS EXACTLY THAT,” THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SAYS OF MILLER WHO PORTRAYS RAQ IN THE STARZ SERIES.

VIDEO SHOWS BLACK MAN VICIOUSLY ATTACKED AND BEATEN BY POLICE IN GEORGIA

A young Black man was brutally beaten by police officers in Douglas, Georgia, after an encounter that almost left the man dead. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has announced that it is investigating the occurrence as a use of force incident between Coffee County deputies and the Black victim who has been identified as 29-year-old Pernell Harris of Douglas, Coffee County. This […]

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IT WAS ON AUG 10, 1983 RUN DMC RELEASED ITS LIKE THAT/ SUCKER MC’S

“Sucker M.C.’s” (also known as “Krush-Groove 1” or “Sucker M.C.’s (Krush-Groove 1)” and sometimes spelled as “Sucker MCs”, “Sucker MC’s” or “Sucker M.C.s”) is a song by American hip hop group Run-D.M.C. It was first released in 1983 as B-side to “It’s Like That”. The two-sided release marked the start of Run-D.M.C.’s career as their first single,[1] and it is widely regarded as […]

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Safaree Rejects Deadbeat Dad Claims: “I Have A 7 Figure Mortgage”

He says he’s with his children “all the time” and that they live in a mansion “because of me!” There have been several conversations about fatherhood today. Summer Walker and London On Da Track have been bitterly going back and forth on social media about their infant daughter, prompting the mothers of his other children to add their voices to […]

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BUSTIN’ MELONZ, paying homage to the legendary 27 years after their debut release.

Bustin Melonz, Squeechie Automatic, Freddie Dee, Tiquan & Dj Kaze were a Hip Hop quartet from out of Flatbush, Brooklyn. Following the footsteps of fellow MC’s such  as Jimmy Spicer,  Velore & Double 0, 2 Unthordox, UTFO,Special Ed, Krs One, The Cella Dwellas, Bush Babies , Fu-shnickens, Masta Ace, Father MC, Audio Two, MC lyte. […]

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HIPHOPRAISEDMETHEBLOG.COM REMEMBERS CHRIS LIGHTY WHO PASSED AWAY ON THIS DATE AUG, 2012

Darrel[a] Steven “Chris” Lighty (May 8, 1968 – August 30, 2012) was an American music industry executive. He co-founded Violator, a record label, management and marketing company, which represented hip hop and R&B artists such as Busta Rhymes, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott, LL Cool J, Noreaga, Uncle Murda, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and Sean “Diddy” Combs.The New York Times called him “one of the most powerful figures in the hip-hop […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 30, 1994 UGK (UNDERGROUND KINGZ) RELEASED THEIR SECOND STUDIO ALBUM SUPER TIGHT

Super Tight… is the second studio album by American hip hop duo UGK. The album was released on August 30, 1994, by Jive Records. As of 2011, it has sold 375,000 copies. Super Tight… is notable for being the first UGK album to have The Meters guitarist Leo Nocentelli featured as a session musician. Have you subscribed to Hiphopraisedmetheblog.com, heres your chance below

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Jay-Z Joined by Megan Thee Stallion, Swizz Beatz & More at 40/40 Club’s Anniversary Celebration

A ton of celebs hit the party, including Megan Thee Stallion, Swizz Beatz, Quincy Jones, Meek Mill, Remy Ma, Lil Uzi Vert, Van Jones, Pusha T, Joe Budden, Belly, Fabolous and Victor Cruz Nearly two decades ago, the iconic 40/40 club opened its doors in downtown Manhattan for the first time and has been the go-to spot for some of music’s most memorable nights ever since. Hip-hop icon Jay-Z threw […]

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Silkk the Shocker recalls when JAY-Z didn’t charge him for a feature

The two collaborated on the 1999 song “You Know What We Bout.” Silkk the Shocker revealed how JAY-Z’s verse on the 1999 song “You Know What We Bout” almost didn’t happen. During an appearance on REVOLT’s “Drink Champs” podcast with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, Silkk recalled how the 4:44 emcee submitted his verse to his record label just hours before […]

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Beyoncé Reportedly ‘Disappointed and Angry’ After Critics Bash Her for Wearing a Tiffany’s ‘Blood Diamond’

It’s rare for “Queen Bey” to be involved in controversy, and she certainly doesn’t normally let on that there’s a problem. But there is much controversy surrounding Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s camp after she made history posing alongside a rare art piece from the late, great artist Jean-Michel Basquiat as the first Black woman to wear an iconic Tiffany & Co. Yellow Diamond. According […]

Read More Beyoncé Reportedly ‘Disappointed and Angry’ After Critics Bash Her for Wearing a Tiffany’s ‘Blood Diamond’

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar Share Video for New Song “Family Ties”

Baby Keem has shared his new song “Family Ties,” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Keem also dropped off the track’s official music video, which you can watch up top. As suggested by the track’s title and the artwork, Keem and Kendrick are related. Keem commented on his relationship with his cousin in an interview with Nadeska Alexis back in June. “Regarding […]

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Writer-producer of Ice-T movie fatally gunned down in NYC

The writer and producer of a recent movie starring Ice-T became one of the city’s latest shooting fatalities when he was gunned down while sitting in his new Mercedes-Benz, The Post has learned. Joseph “Taheim” Bryan, 50, — the driving force behind the action flick “Equal Standard” — was killed around 11:15 p.m. Thursday while behind the wheel of […]

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Ex-Yankees prospect called out after 2-kilo coke sale to NYC undercover cop: officials

A former Yankees prospect was called out by cops when he tried to sell two kilos of cocaine to an undercover officer, authorities say. Borinquen Mendez, 23, of New Jersey, who played five games for the now-defunct Staten Island Yankees, was hit with drug possession charges late Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Mendez and three […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 11, 1973 48 YEARS AGO DJ KOOL HERC THREW A BACK TO SCHOOL JAM THAT STARTED THE CULTURE WE CALL HIP HOP.

Clive Campbell (born April 16, 1955), better known by his stage name DJ Kool Herc, is a Jamaican DJ who is credited for originating hip hop music in the Bronx, New York City, in the 1970s through his “Back to School Jam”,[4] hosted on August 11, 1973, at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue. After his younger sister, Cindy Campbell, became inspired to earn extra cash for […]

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Jay-Z’s Cousin Sued For Scamming $250,000 From Roc Nation’s Gaming Division

Sometimes family and business don’t mix. A new lawsuit involving Jay-Z’s cousin Briant Biggs claims he scammed a huge amount of cash from an investor looking to get involved with Roc Nation! Well, Jay-Z did say “Can’t Knock the Hustle.”But he probably was not talking about when it came down to his own business. He […]

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Take an On-Foot Look at the Air Jordan 4 PE “Oklahoma Sooners”First revealed in 2018 before the Orange Bowl

Unveiled back in 2018, new images of the Air Jordan 4 “Oklahoma Sooners” have surfaced on the internet thanks to the Instagram account yankeekicks. With past collaboration releases such as the Air Jordan 1 PE and Air Jordan 5 PE variations, the Sooners have been racking up player exclusive Jordans in the past few years. Right before the 2018 Orange Bowl […]

Read More Take an On-Foot Look at the Air Jordan 4 PE “Oklahoma Sooners”First revealed in 2018 before the Orange Bowl

NYC gang hunted down and killed witness in cold blood after dispute over fireworks: feds

Members of a violent New York City street gang are accused of targeting, hunting down and killing in cold blood a woman they branded a “snitch,” federal prosecutors said. On July 4, 2020, Shatavia Walls got into a confrontation with Maliek Miller over he and others setting off fireworks. During the dispute, prosecutors said, Miller called her a “snitch” […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 9, 1994 THE GRAVE DIGGAZ RELEASED THIER DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM 6 FEET DEEP

6 Feet Deep (alternately titled Niggamortis) is the debut album of the horrorcore supergroup Gravediggaz. It was released on August 9, 1994 by Gee Street Records. The album was re-issued in 1997. 6 Feet Deep received generally positive reviews, with critics praising its ominous production and lyrics, and is considered an influential album in the horrorcore subgenre. The album peaked at number 36 on the Billboard 200 and […]

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New York City woman shot in back of head hours after attending friend’s funeral, brother says

Delia Johnson’s brother, Mathis Johnson, said the attacker may have followed his sister from the funeral Chilling New York City surveillance video shows a woman walk up behind a Brooklyn mom, pull out a handgun and shoot her in the back of the head on a crowded street, according to the NYPD. Police identified the victim as Delia […]

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LA rapper Gonzoe dead at 45

Gonzoe’s group Kausion signed to Ice Cube’s Lench Mob Records in 1995. Their debut album, South Central Los Skinless, was released later that year. Instagram/imgonzoe West coast rapper Gonzoe, who rose to prominence in the 1990s as a member of the rap group Kausion, has died. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office in Seattle, Washington has confirmed […]

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STYLES P DROPS ‘GHOSTING’ ALBUM

Just under a year after teaming up with his LOX brethren to drop Livin Off Xperience, Styles P is back on the solo grind with his latest album, Ghosting. “To concern myself with petty things like making album of the year wouldn’t fit my character,” Styles boasted on IG. “That is for mere mortals… *laughing emoji* I’M A FUXN […]

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Meek Mill & Travis Scott Gets Into Fight At Hamptons 4th Of July Party With Jay-Z

Meek Mill and Travis Scott had a tiff at a fourth of July party in the Hamptons, causing a scene outside of the party venue. Both Meek Mill and Travis Scott were reportedly loudly arguing at the star-studded event hosted by 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin. Among those in attendance were Jay-Z, Robert Kraft, Alex Rodriguez, and Jon Bon Jovi. Reports are […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JULY 7, 1998 NOREAGA RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ABUM N.O.R.E

N.O.R.E. (an acronym for Niggas On The Run Eating) is the debut studio album by American rapper Noreaga. It was released on July 7, 1998 under Penalty Records, and debuted with sales of 165,000 in its first week of release, eventually being certified Platinum by the RIAA. The album contained the hit single “Superthug” which peaked at #36 on […]

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New ‘Banned’ Air Jordan 1s Reportedly Releasing in 2022

Image via zsneakerheadz By now, most of us have heard about when the NBA banned Michael Jordan from wearing a black and red shoe in 1985. In recent years, it was discovered that the Nike Air Ship was the shoe that was banned by the league and not the Air Jordan 1 that was initially marketed by Jordan Brand. But that isn’t stopping them from releasing […]

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TikTok Star Swavy Dies From Gunshot Wound

A 19-year-old TikTok star known for his dancing videos died from an apparent gunshot wound in Delaware on Monday, police have confirmed.  Swavy, whose real name is Matima Miller, was identified as the victim of “a fatal shooting incident” by the Wilmington Police Department, according to a Tuesday statement. He died after being transferred to a hospital Monday morning, and […]

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Biz Markie Is Still Alive: Manager Denies Reports of NYC Rapper’s Death

BIZ MARKIE “Biz is still under medical care, surrounded by professionals who are working hard to provide the best healthcare possible,” Markie’s manager said late Wednesday night After rumors spread online that Biz Markie had died, his manager confirmed that the New York City hip-hop and rap artist is still alive. In a statement to […]

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Lizzo Poses In A String Bikini & Declares It’s A “BIG GRRRL SUMMER!

She came through with accompanying imagery for the declaration. Lizzo, in addition to being recognized for her stellar musical achievements, has become known for her unapologetic attitude and comfort in her skin. While being confident in your body shouldn’t be anything out of the ordinary, the “Truth Hurts” artist has been the subject of tasteless jokes by […]

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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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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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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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LL COOL J NOT FEELING ‘FOREFATHER OF POP RAP’ TITLE: ‘WTF YOU TALKING ABOUT?’

Paul Natkin/Getty Images LL COOL J exploded on the scene in the early 1980s rocking a dookie gold chain, Kangol bucket hat and matching Fila jumpsuit. Songs such as “I’m Bad,” “Radio” and “Mama Said Knock You Out” eventually made the Def Jam Recordings legend a household name before television solidified his reputation as the versatile […]

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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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Kanye West Is Worth $6.6 Billion — and More Than Half of It Is Thanks to His Yeezy Brand

The rapper’s sneaker and apparel business Yeezy is worth between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion Kanye West is raking in the dough! The 43-year-old rapper is worth $6.6 billion, a significant increase from the amount that West was reported as being worth back in April 2020 by Forbes, PEOPLE confirms. Led by his sneaker and apparel business […]

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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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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 13, 2007 BLACK MILK RELEASED HIS SECOND STUDIO ALBUM POPULAR DEMAND

Popular Demand is the second solo album by Black Milk, a rapper and hip hop producer from Detroit, Michigan. It was released on March 13, 2007, which may be a reference to Detroit’s area code, 313. The album features guest appearances from numerous Detroit-based artists, including Slum Village‘s current members T3 and Elzhi and former member Baatin as well as many of Slum Village’s close affiliates, most […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE MARCH 11, 1997 SCARFACE RELEASED HIA FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM THE UNTOUCHABLE

The Untouchable is the fourth studio album by American rapper Scarface. The album was released on March 11, 1997, by Rap-A-Lot Records and Noo Trybe Records. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career with the album; in addition it peaked at the top of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for two weeks, giving Scarface his second […]

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POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS

POOH SHIESTY SAYS HE LOST ALL RESPECT FOR KODAK BLACK, KODAK RESPONDS Play Pooh Shiestyon Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) It looks like a rift between Pooh Shiesty and Kodak Black has formed. This afternoon (March 8), Kodak Black posted several videos on Instagram in which he claims that he is the one who invented the spreading money flex that many rappers have […]

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0OMB PEEZY REPORTEDLY ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO RODDY RICCH & 42 DUGG VIDEO SET SHOOTING

Prince Williams/Wireimage OMB PEEZY REPORTEDLY ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO RODDY RICCH & 42 DUGG VIDEO SET SHOOTING ATLANTA, GA – Rapper OMB Peezy was arrested on Monday (March 1) and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during commission.null According to SayCheeseTV, police believe OMB — real name LeParis Dade — is tied to the […]

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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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Pharrell Williams Cleared of Perjury Charges in “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit

Photo Credit: Gary Miller/Getty Images Marvin Gaye’s family cited a 2019 GQ interview between Pharrell and Rick Rubin in the case. On February 12th, the long saga of the 2013 Robin Thicke track “Blurred Lines” finally came to an end. In a California court, United States District Court Judge John Kronstadt ruled that Pharrell Williams did not commit perjury […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE FEBRUARY 17, 1988 THE GETO BOYS RELEASED THIER DEBUT ALBUM MAKING TROUBLE

Making Trouble Making Trouble is the debut album by the American hip-hop group the Ghetto Boys. The group originally consisted of Bushwick Bill, DJ Ready Red, Sire Jukebox and Prince Johnny C. Following the release of Making Trouble, Rap-A-Lot Records dropped Sire Jukebox and Johnny C from the group, and added Scarface and Willie D. Making Trouble1991 reissue cover Studio album by Ghetto Boys ReleasedFebruary 17, 1988 Recorded1987 […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JANUARY 30, 2007 SEAN PRICE RELEASED HIS SECOND SOLO STUDIO ALBUM JESUS PRICE SUPERSTAR

Jesus Price Supastar is the second solo studio album by American rapper Sean Price of Heltah Skeltah and Boot Camp Clik. Originally planned to be released on September 19, 2006, it was pushed back to October 31, and then was pushed back for the third time, to a final release date on January 30, 2007. Duck Down Music CEO Drew “Dru-Ha” Friedman stated, “We all […]

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IT WAS ON THIA DATE JANUARY 28, 1997 CAMP LO RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

Uptown Saturday Night the debut studio album from American hip hop group Camp Lo was released on Profile Records and distributed through Arista Records. The album spawned the hit single, “Luchini AKA This Is It”. The album peaked at twenty-seven on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the fifth spot on the R&B Albums chart. Uptown Saturday Night is often hailed as a classic by fans and critics. Leo Stanley […]

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DJ Spinderella slams Salt-N-Pepa biopic

Pepa, Spinderella, and Salt  (Photo credit: Bang Media) Lifetime’s biopic on the groundbreaking hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa debuted on Saturday, Jan. 23, and chronicled the group’s historic rise in the male-dominated rap game. However, one member of the group, DJ Spinderella, is not happy about the biopic and claims she was excluded from the making of the project.null […]

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OVO “40” Shares Appalling “Marvin’s Room” Story Involving Michael Jackson

The music legend was the last person to use the iconic Marvin Gay Los Angeles studio prior to his death before Drake and left a few items behind. When Drakereleased his memorable 2011 effort Take Care, included in the tracklist was a song that no one could have predicted would make waves the way it did. Released as the first […]

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Trump Pardons Mike Tyson’s Life long friend, Crown Heights, Brooklyn Native Lou Hobbs

Crown Heights, Brooklyn native, Lou Hobbs from the infamous Albany Projects. Sentenced to life in the federal penitentiary for a number of charges. After serving 24yrs of his sentence. Recieved a commuted sentence from Former President Donald Trump before leaving office and pardoning a record high of 70 plus of incarcerated individuals from their sentences. […]

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It was on this date January 19, 1992. Seagram released his debut album The Dark Roads.

The Dark Roads is the debut album by American rapper Seagram, released 1992 on Rap-A-Lot Records and Priority Records. The album features guest performances by labelmates: Scarface, Ganksta N-I-P, Bushwick Bill and Willie D. It peaked at number 74 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album features the violent but intelligent single “The Vill” in which Seagram raps about the hard lifestyle of Oakland G’s. The album […]

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