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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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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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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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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Lil Durk Has the Most Billboard Hot 100 Entries of Any Artist in 2021Lil Durk Has the Most Billboard Hot 100 Entries of Any Artist in 2021

After claiming the Most Improved title last year, Lil Durk is in the running for this 2021’s rap MVP. And now he has one very gaudy stat that could make him a shoo-in for a Podoloff Trophy.  This week, Billboard reported that Lil Durk has the most Hot 100 entries of 2021 for any artist of any genre. His 35 […]

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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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG KRIT

Justin Lewis Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T. (a backronym for King Remembered in Time), is an American rapper and record producer. Born in Meridian, Mississippi, he started his musical career in 2005. After signing with Def Jam Recordings, K.R.I.T. gained notable recognition following the release of his single, “Country Shit”, which featured Ludacris and Bun B on the […]

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Bloods Gang’s Founder of The West Coast Chapter of The Black P Stones, T Rodger’s Cause of Death is Unknown At This Time.

The founder of the West Coast chapter of the Almighty Black P. Stone Nation Bloods gang, T Rodger’s cause of death has not been revealed after he passed away on August 2021, at the age of 65. May the legend rest in paradise. Humanitarian, author, actor, producer, peacemaker, street legend, gang leader, poet, musician, director, organizer, consultant, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 19, 1997 ROYAL FLUSH RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM GHETTO MILLIONAIRE

Ghetto Millionaire is the debut album by American rapper Royal Flush, released on August 19, 1997 through TVT Records. The album featured various contributors, including prominent hip-hop producers Da Beatminerz, L.E.S., Buckwild and Hi-Tek. The album reached No. 48 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 30 on the Top Heatseekers chart in Billboard magazine. The album spawned two charting singles, “Worldwide” and “Iced Down Medallions”, the latter of […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUG 10, 1999 VIOLATOR RECORDS RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM VIOLATOR THE ALBUM.

Violator: The Album is the first installment in the Violator hip hop compilations series. It was released on August 10, 1999 through Violator/Def Jam Recordings. It was the first release through the imprint Violator Records, a spin-off of Mona Scott & Chris Lighty’s Violator Management company. A number of then-Violator Management clients and associates appear on the album, among them Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, and Noreaga. The LP features […]

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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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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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IT WAS ON THIS DATE AUGUST 4, 1998 SNOOP DOGG RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM DA GAME IS TO BE SOLD NOT TO BE TOLD

Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told is the third studio album by American rapper Snoop Dogg; it was released by No Limit Records on August 4, 1998 in the United States. It is his first album following his departure from Death Row Records in early 1998. It is the first Snoop Dogg album to have notable affiliates such as Dr. Dre, Nate […]

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IT WAS ON JULY 25TH, 2006 PHARRELL WILLIAMS RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM IN MY MIND

In My Mind is the solo debut studio album by American recording artist and record producer Pharrell Williams. The album was released on July 25, 2006 by Star Trak Entertainment and Interscope Records. It debuted at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 and sold 142,000 copies in its first week. It was also certified Silver in the United Kingdom for sales of over […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE , JULY 22, 1997 COMPANY FLOW RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM FUN CRUSHER/

Funcrusher Plus is the debut studio album by American hip hop group Company Flow. It was released by Rawkus Records in 1997. In 2009, it was re-released on Definitive Jux. The album has been recognized as “a landmark independent hip-hop release”. AllMusic gave the album a perfect 5 star rating, and writer Steve Huey stated: “[Funcrusher Plus] demands intense concentration, but also […]

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Sheff G Arrested for Second-Degree Felony Gun Possession in New York City

Brooklyn Drill rapper Sheff G has been arrested on a felony gun charge. According to court documents obtained by XXL, the 22-year-old Flatbush native was arrested last week (July 15) for criminal possession of a weapon. He was booked into the Otis Bantum Correctional Center in East Elmhurst, NY. With his bail denied, Sheff G will remain behind bars until […]

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Sheff G Arrested for Second-Degree Felony Gun Possession in New York City

Brooklyn Drill rapper Sheff G has been arrested on a felony gun charge. According to court documents obtained by XXL, the 22-year-old Flatbush native was arrested last week (July 15) for criminal possession of a weapon. He was booked into the Otis Bantum Correctional Center in East Elmhurst, NY. With his bail denied, Sheff G will remain behind bars until […]

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‘A Celebrity Entourage Is Not a Police Department’: Five of Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Security Guards, Including Ex-NYPD Detective, Indicted for Robbery

A retired New York City police detective and four other members of disgraced rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine’s security team have been indicted for allegedly chasing a man through Harlem with flashing lights and sirens blaring on their SUVs and robbing him. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced the robbery and criminal impersonation charges against the five-person security team on Monday. One […]

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SPOTEMGOTTEM ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM

SPOTEMGOTTEM ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM Play SpotemGottemon Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) SpotemGottem has been arrested in his home state of Florida. According to records obtained by XXL on Friday (July 16) via the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation inmate lookup, the 19-year-old rapper, born Nehemiah Lamar Harden, has been in custody in Miami since just […]

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Here’s why you need to stream Houston’s new hip-hop icon Aaron May

Houston, Texas consistently breeds some of today’s hottest artists in the music industry. Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, Travis Scott and Don Toliver are just a few of Houston’s best creations. The city’s newest talent to watch is an up-and-comer in the rap and hip-hop scene, 20-year-old Aaron May. May is wise for his years as he delivers sophisticated lyricism paired with hypnotizing […]

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$1.19 billion worth of marijuana seized in massive drug bust in California

Authorities in Southern California have seized more than 16 tons of marijuana worth an estimated $1.19 billion, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said Wednesday. The 10-day sting is the largest eradication of illegal marijuana cultivations in the history of the department.  The operation, which began on June 8, resulted in 22 felony arrests, 109 misdemeanor arrests, […]

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DMX’S CAUSE OF DEATH REVEALED TO BE COCAINE-INDUCED HEART ATTACK – REPORT

Three months after DMX’s tragic death, the cause of his demise has finally been revealed. According to a report on Vulture, published on Thursday (July 8), a source from the Westchester County Medical Examiner’s office revealed DMX’s cause of death is listed as cardiac arrest caused by acute cocaine intoxication. “It was cardiac arrest for a period […]

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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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From Grandmaster Flash to Drake: Evolution of hip-hop explored in new Smithsonian box set

The history of hip-hop will be explored in the “Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap,” a major box set tracing the evolution of the genre from Fatback and Whodini to Nicki Minaj and Drake. The nine-CD collection will be released Aug. 20 as part of the Smithsonian African American Legacy Series. The project, which took seven years to […]

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Wendy Williams holds Ray J’s arm as they leave her home the morning after she boasted about their ‘brunch date’

WENDY Williams held onto Ray J’s arm as they left her home. The spotting comes the morning after she boasted about their “brunch date.” The 56-year-old walked arm in arm with Ray J, 40, as they left her New York City residence on Monday. Both the talk show host and singer wore face masks, while Wendy showed off her legs in white […]

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Fans Urge Diddy to Come Out After Praising Lil Nas X’s BET Awards 2021 Kiss

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs has made people convinced that he’s a part of the LGBTQ community. After praising Lil Nas X for his making out session at the BET Awards 2021, the “I’ll Be Missing You” hitmaker was urged by fans to come out. On Sunday, June 27, the 51-year-old MC took to Twitter to compliment the “MONTERO (Call […]

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Jay-Z’s Potent CBD Line Is Changing Lives, And Drug Companies Are Furious

Health • THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2021 In an emotional 1-on-1 interview, one of America’s most recognized rap icons reveals how he “wouldn’t be here without CBD.” Popular rap music icon Jay-Z made headlines after revealing how he has been collaborating with Greens of Bliss on Live TV last week. Aside from being the popular rapper we […]

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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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Pooh Shiesty Faces Federal Indictment for Alleged Shooting and Robbery

Authorities connected the rapper to the incident in part because of photos on his Instagram Paras Griffin/Getty Popular on Rolling Stone Rapper Pooh Shiesty has been indicted on federal charges related to the alleged shooting and robbery of two men outside a Florida hotel in October 2020. As the Miami Herald reports, the rapper — real name Lontrell Williams […]

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DaBaby Responds to Ludacris Comparisons

NEWS DaBaby is taking inspiration from those that came before him. The rapper’s animated style and cinematic music videos have drawn comparisons to other MCs including Ludacris. Lil Duval recently compared the “Ball If I Want To” rapper to the Atlanta veteran. “Da baby is this generation Ludacris,” tweeted the comedian. The topic stirred a debate on […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 29, 2004 THE ALCHEMIST RELEASED HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM 1ST INFANTRY

1st Infantry is the debut solo studio album by American hip hop producer and recording artist The Alchemist. The album was released on September 21, 2004 and peaked at number 101 on the Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was solely produced by The Alchemist and features guest vocalists including Prodigy, Nina Sky, The Game, The Lox, Nas, M.O.P., Mobb Deep, Lloyd Banks, T.I., and Dilated Peoples. One single from […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 29, 1993 THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G RELEASED HIS DEBUT SINGLE PARTY & BULLSHIT!!!

Party and Bullshit” is a song by American hip hop artist The Notorious B.I.G., then known as Biggie Smalls. The song is the artist’s debut single and was released as the fourth promotional single for the soundtrack to the 1993 film Who’s the Man?. The refrain “party and bullshit” was inspired by the song “When the Revolution Comes” by spoken word artists The Last Poets, however […]

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The Game Addresses 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, & Kim Kardashian On “72 Bar Assassin”

The Game alludes to old connections on “72 Bar Assassin,” penning bars for 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Kim Kardashian and more. When it comes to rappers who simply do not give the slightest of damns, The Game is among the most notable figures that comes to mind. The legendary Compton emcee has continuously shared […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 25, 1991 PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH DROPPED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM MECCA & THE SOUL BROTHER

All Souled Out is the debut EP by Pete Rock & CL Smooth. It was released in the summer of 1991 to rave reviews and spawned a modest hit in “The Creator”. After participation in the production and/or remixes of songs by various hip hop and R&B artists in the late 1980s to early 1990s, the duo signed to Elektra Records. All Souled Out was a […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 25, 1996 JAYZ RELEASED HIS DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM REASONABLE DOUBT

Reasonable Doubt is the debut studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was released on June 25, 1996, by Roc-A-Fella Records and Priority Records. The album features production provided by DJ Premier, Ski, Knobody and Clark Kent, and also includes guest appearances from Memphis Bleek, Mary J. Blige, Jaz-O and The Notorious B.I.G., among others. The album features mafioso rap themes and gritty lyrics about the “hustler” lifestyle and material obsessions. Reasonable Doubt debuted at […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 22, 2003 GANGSTARR RELEASED THEIR SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM THE OWNERZ

The Ownerz is the sixth studio album by the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, and the last released during Guru’s lifetime. It was released in June 24, 2003, by Virgin. It was well-received critically and boasts four singles, “Skills”, “Rite Where U Stand”, “Nice Girl, Wrong Place”, and “Same Team, No Games”. The Ownerz The track “Same Team, No Games” […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 22, 1999 MISSY ELLIOT DROPPED HER SECOND STUDIO ALBUM DA REAL WORLD

Da Real World is the second studio album by American rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott, released on June 22, 1999 by Elektra and The Goldmind. The album is noted for adding a raunchier and darker style to Elliott’s music, as well as including the overt political use of the term “bitch”. The album features guest appearances from B.G., Juvenile, Lil’ Mo, Nicole, Beyoncé, Eve, Eminem, Lady Saw, Da Brat, Aaliyah, Big Boi of Outkast, Lil’ Kim, MC Solaar, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 24, 1992 ERIC B. & RAKIM RELEASED THEIR FOURTH & FINAL STUDIO ALBUM DONT SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE!!

Don’t Sweat the Technique is the fourth and final studio album by American hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, released on June 23, 1992, by MCA Records. It was recorded and produced by Eric B. & Rakim at The Hit Factory in New York City. The album builds on the sounds of 1990’s Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em, with Rakim sounding more aggressive on Eric […]

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Trick Daddy Under Fire After Dissing Jay-Z and Saying Beyoncé ‘Can’t Sing’ (UPDATE)

UPDATED 6:04 p.m. ET: Trick Daddy is standing by his controversial opinions on Jay-Z and Beyoncé. When he hopped on air at 99 Jamz Miami Tuesday, he clarified the statements he made in recently surfaced Clubhouse audio, nearly word-for-word.  “What I said was I don’t think Beyoncé could sing and that Beyoncé is to R&B what Jay-Z […]

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Chris Brown accused of ‘striking’ woman, under investigation

Singer Chris Brown has been accused of hitting a woman during an argument at his Los Angeles home. LAPD spokeswoman officer Lizeth Lomeli confirmed with Us Weekly that Brown, 32, is currently under investigation for battery in relation to the alleged altercation, where he was accused of striking a woman during a heated exchange, which took place on Friday, […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 21, 1994 BONE THUGS N HARMONY DROPS THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM CREEPIN ON AH COME UP!!

Creepin on ah Come Up is the debut EP by American hip hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The album was released on June 21, 1994, on Ruthless Records. In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source’s 100 Best Rap Albums Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s first album, with the singles “Thuggish Ruggish Bone” and “Foe tha Love of $”. Features on […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 20, 1995 GRAND PUBA RELEASED HIS SOPHMORE SOLO STUDIO ALBUM 2000

2000 is the second solo studio album by American rapper Grand Puba. It was released on June 20, 1995, through Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Soundtrack Studios, Platinum Island Studios, Battery Studios, V. Dubbs Studios, Acme Recording Studios, Fiber Studios, and Chung King Studios in New York. Production was handled by Mark Sparks, Minnesota, DJ Alamo, Chris Liggio and Dante Ross. The […]

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IT WAS ON THIS JUNE 20, 1995 MACK 10 DROPPED HIS DEBUT SELF TITLED STUDIO ALBUM MACK 10

Mack 10 is the debut solo studio album by American rapper Mack 10. It was released on June 20, 1995 via Priority Records. Production was handled by Ice Cube, 88 X Unit, Dr. Jam, Madness 4 Real, DJ Crazy Toones, and Mack 10 himself. It features guest appearances from K-Dee, Westside Connection and the Mary Jane Girls. The album peaked at number 33 on the Billboard 200 and […]

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Jay-Z sues Damon Dash to stop NFT sale of debut album ‘Reasonable

Attorneys for Jay-Z allege that Damon Dash was trying to sell the album as an NFT without permission.Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Damon Dash Studios; Robert Kamau/GC Images Jay-Z is suing Damon Dash, alleging his former Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder is trying to steal and sell the copyright to Jay’s debut album “Reasonable Doubt.” Attorneys for Jay […]

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HIP HOP RAISED ME THE BLOG PRESENTS: SONG REVIEWS WITH C.E.O DREAM FT EMCEE KB’S SEMI-NAKED PICTURES.

Canadian rapper Emcee KB has been doing his thing since 2019. With easy listening music along with cool vibes. He recently reached out to the Hip Hop Raised Me The Blog offices to submit a song entitled Semi-Naked Pictures. After a few careful listens I gave it my undivided attention and couldn’t help but to […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 18, 1991 3RD BASS RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM DERELICTS OF DIALECT

Derelicts of Dialect is the second and final studio album by American Queens-based hip hop trio 3rd Bass. It was released on June 18, 1991 through Def Jam Recordings. Recording sessions took place at Chung King Studios, Greene St. Recording and Calliope Studios in New York City. The production was handled mostly by 3rd Bass themselves, along with Prince Paul, Sam Sever of Downtown Science, John Gamble, Dante Ross and […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 18, 1996 HELTAH SKELTAH RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM NOCTURNAL

Nocturnal is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Heltah Skeltah. It was released on June 18, 1996 via Duck Down/Priority Records. Recording sessions took place at Chung King Studios, at Dollar Cab, at D&D Studios, and at Unique Recording Studios in New York City. Production was handled by Da Beatminerz, Buckshot, Shaleek, Shawn J. Period, Supreme, E-Swift, Lord Jamar and Sean Price. It features guest appearances from Originoo Gunn […]

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8 Clever Moves When You Have $1,000 In The Bank

INVESTING  –  INVESTING BASICSKeeping tons of money in your checking account means you’re missing out.Last updated Jun 17, 2021 | By FinanceBuzz Editors FinanceBuzz is reader-supported. We may receive compensation from the products and services mentioned in this story, but the opinions are the author’s own. Compensation may impact where offers appear. We have not included all available products or […]

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Texas GOP governor signs permit-free gun carrying legislation

Washington(CNN)Texans will soon be able to carry handguns in public without obtaining licenses or training after the state’s Republican governor on Wednesday signed a permitless carry gun bill into law. The measure approved by Gov. Greg Abbott allows individuals 21 and older who can legally possess firearms in the state to carry handguns in public places without permits. The […]

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6ix9ine Calls Out Bobby Shmurda Before Dissing Lil Durk, King Von, & More

6ix9ine stays looking for smoke in the comments section. Tekashi 6ix9ine has stayed on the down-low for much of the last year, attempting to make a comeback with his TattleTales album, which failed to create much attention. In an attempt to keep his name relevant, 6ix9ine has resorted to social media comments to stay in the conversation, often getting disrespectful […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE JUNE 17, 1997 CAPONE – N – NORIEGA RELEASED THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM WAR REPORT

The War Report is the debut studio album by American hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N). The album features the singles “L.A., L.A.”, “T.O.N.Y.”, “Illegal Life” and “Closer”. Tragedy Khadafi appears on more than half of the album’s songs and served roles as both producer and executive producer. Despite its strong underground overtones, the album was a commercial success, listed on 1997’s Hip Hop/R&B Top […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 17 1997 LOST BOYZ RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM LOVE PEACE & HAPPINESS!!

Love, Peace & Nappiness is the second album from Queens, New York Hip hop group Lost Boyz. The album wasn’t as widely acclaimed as their debut, Legal Drug Money, but still managed to sell over 500,000 copies. “Me and My Crazy World” was a Billboard Hot 100 hit in 1997. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on September 17, 1997.

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JAY-Z Files Lawsuit Against Hip-Hop Photographer Jonathan Mannion in Likeness Dispute

The rapper claims Mannion, who shot the iconic cover for Reasonable Doubt, is exploiting his likeness without permission JAY-Z is suing Jonathan Mannion in a lawsuit concerning the use of his likeness in photographs sold and used by the hip-hop photographer, as TMZ reports and Pitchfork can confirm via court documents. The rapper is accusing Mannion, who shot the iconic […]

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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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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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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 13, 2000 SLUM VILLAGE RELEASED THEIR SOPHMORE STUDIO ALBUM FANTASTIC VOL. 2

Fantastic, Vol. 2 (also referred to as Fantastic Volume II) is the second album by American hip hop group Slum Village, released on June 13, 2000. During the time of its release the group was still composed of its earliest members T3, Baatin and J Dilla. The album was initially completed in 1998 for A&M Records shortly before the label became obsolete, leaving Slum Village in limbo for […]

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 9TH 1989 LL COOL J RELEASED HIS THIRD STUDIO ALBUM WALKING WITH A PANTHER

Walking with a Panther is the third studio album by American hip hop recording artist LL Cool J, released June 9, 1989, on Def Jam Recordings. While his previous album Bigger and Deffer (1987) was produced by The L.A. Posse, Dwayne Simon was the only member left of the group willing to work on Walking with a Panther, as other members, such as Bobby “Bobcat” Erving, […]

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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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Rich The Kid Describes His Dream Girl On “Boss Bitch” With Coi Leray

Rich The Kid –  Boss Bitch Feat. Coi Leray Rich The Kid returns with his new single “Boss Bitch” featuring Coi Leray. Last year, Rich The Kid released his latest studio album Boss Man, so it only makes sense that the rapper returns with his new single “Boss Bitch,” explaining the type of woman he wants by his side. https://f8986b40f963499e210f5a77772be58e.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Things may […]

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Roddy Ricch Tributes A Michael Jackson Classic In “Late At Night” Visual

Roddy Ricch –  Late At Night The Los Angeles rapper resurfaces with a blazing single and retro-inspired visual starring Karrueche Tran. It’s about that time for Roddy Ricch to return with a new single and after sharing a clip of the music video to his Instagram on Thursday (June 3), his fans have been impatiently awaiting the arrival of “Late […]

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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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IT WAS ON THIS DATE, JUNE 4, 1996 NAS RELEASED THE SINGLE IF I RULED THE WORLD FEATURING LAURYN HILL

If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)” is a single by Nas featuring Lauryn Hill, released on June 4, 1996.[1] Produced by Trackmasters, with some uncredited input by Rashad Smith, it is based on the 1985 hit of the same name by American rapper Kurtis Blow and samples the beat of “Friends” by Whodini. The single was Nas’s first Top 20 R&B hit, and marked Lauryn Hill’s first […]

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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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