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DJ Akademiks Blasts YesJulz After She Calls Him a Clown

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DJ Akademiks had time today. Recently Ak has been standing up for himself and making sure he takes care of anyone who came for him. It started with Nicki Minaj but now is extended to YesJulz who tweet and deleted a “clown” insult to the personality and also seemed critical of his desire to produce […]

Lil’ Kim Releases Her Fifth Studio Album ‘9’

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It’s been quite the week for Lil’ Kim, after receiving the “I Am Hip Hop” Award at the 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards, the Queen Bee delivers her fifth studio album, 9. The album is the first release from Lil Kim since her 2016 Lil Kim Season mixtape. Her last album came in 2005, The Naked […]

DaBaby and Spotify Host RapCaviar House Party in Charlotte

DaBaby and Spotify Host RapCaviar House Party in Charlotte

DaBaby has the number one album in the world with his latest release Kirk. Part of his celebration included a House Party hosted by Spotify’s RapCaviar in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. The event was hosted at CenterStage@NoDa and brought the house party feel to the venue with photos of the “Suge” rapper from […]

Big Boi Drops New Limited-Edition Budweiser Tall Boy Can

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Legendary Hip-Hop artist Big Boi and Budweiser have tag-teamed for a limited-edition Big Boi Tall Boy 25 oz. can. The new can features Big Boi representing Atlanta to the fullest – in an ATL cap and a fur coat, along with additional hidden gems for Hip-Hop enthusiasts. The Budweiser Big Boi Tall Boys are available […]

Snoop Dogg Says 6ix9ine “Sang Like Aretha Franklin”

Fans React to Snoop Dogg in the Studio With Kanye West and Dr. Dre

Snoop Dogg is not letting anyone forget about Tekashi 6ix9ine hitting the stand and snitching. Appearing on The Howard Stern Show, the Doggfather made it very clear: “That motherfucker sang like Aretha Franklin.” Snoop was on to talk about a plethora of other topics but if you question him about the fallen Hip-Hop star he […]

Chance the Rapper Brings His Hits to ‘Carpool Karoake’

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Chance the Rapper brought his talents to Carpool Karaoke ahead of the release of his Rhythm + Flow show and detailed to host James Corden about tripping with Kanye West and more. During the trip across the city to get Corden to work, Chano performed “All Night,” “No Problems,” “Hot Shower,” “All Day Long” and […]

Biography on Nipsey Hussle Set to Release in March

Jeezy Says He Tried to Bring Nipsey Hussle to Atlantic Records but Couldn't Due to Rick Ross Beef

You will soon be able to pick up a biography of the late Nipsey Hussle. The book will detail the life of the Crenshaw rapper who lost his life in a shooting outside the Marathon Clothing Store he owned in Los Angeles back in March. The book will be written by VIBE founding editor Rob […]

Check Out All The Winners and Performances From the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards

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The 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards hit your screen on Tuesday and brought performances from Chance the Rapper, Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, YBN Cordae and more. The night also gave the highest honor, the “I Am Hip-Hop” Award to Lil’ Kim. Along with a set of cyphers, battle rap was ushered into your living room. Below […]

Kash Doll Set to Release Debut Album ‘Stacked’ on October 18

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Kash Doll has announced her debut album, Stacked, is set to release on October 18 via Republic Records. The album will have “Ice Me Out,” “Kitten” featuring Lil Wayne and her most recent single “Ready Set,” which features Big Sean. The album is currently set for pre-order and is full of motivating, raw and playful […]

Nike to Pop Up Blue Ribbon Sports in Chicago and NYC

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Nike is bringing a blast from the past to the Chicago marathon by paying homage to the company’s original name, Blue Ribbon Sports, with a one of a kind pop-up. The legacy of Blue Ribbon Sports will be celebrated with a pop-up in the form of a VW all-electric modern version of the bus that […]

Wesley Snipes Thinks ‘New Jack City’ Should Not Be Rebooted

Wesley Snipes Wants No Parts of the 'New Jack City' Reboot

For all the New Jack City fans who were upset at the news of a reboot of the classic tale of Nino Brown and his drug empire, you are not alone. The man who portrayed Brown, Wesley Snipes, spoke on the news and wishes that it would be left alone. “I’m not associated with it,” […]

Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’ Run at No. 1 Hits Six Weeks

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Could Lizzo be gearing up for a run the same way Lil Nas X did earlier this year? Her “Truth Hurts” single has hit its sixth week at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Billboard details Lizzo has also attached “Good as Hell” to the top 30 of the charts marking the second […]

‘Joker’ Creates New Box Office Record in Opening Weekend

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Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker took over the top of the box office, making a new domestic record with a $93.5 million debut. Variety reports the Warner Bros. film was able to hurdle all controversy and security concerns to become the largest October film launch of all time. The film made $93.5 million at over 4,000 theaters. […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Toronto Raptors Extend Kyle Lowry at 1-year, $31M

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Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was set to become a free agent after the upcoming season but that has been halted by a $31 million one year contract extension that takes him out the 2020 free agency pool. ESPN spoke with Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports about the new deal that will guarantee Lowry […]

DaBaby’s ‘Kirk’ Hits No. 1 on Billboard 200

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DaBaby officially will have his first number one album as Kirk will open the Billboard 200 chart in the top slot. The album from the North Carolina native will bring in 145,000 equivalent album units in the United States for the week ending October 3. The album was heavily supported by streaming as just 8,000 […]

Antonio Brown Files Grievances Against Raiders and Patriots, Seeking $40M

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The NFL Player’s Association has filed grievances against the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots on behalf of ousted wide receiver Antonio Brown. Ian Rapaport of NFL.com states Brown is aiming to receive almost $40 million that he did not receive due to fines, canceled contract guarantees and more. From the Raiders specifically, Brown is […]

Dave Free Has Departed from Top Dawg Entertainment

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Dave Free has reportedly departed from Top Dawg Entertainment. Rolling Stone details Free has ended his decade-long tenure with TDE and has been “working on his own for several months.” Two insiders detail Free has concluded his run as Co-President and now is focusing on the development of Baby Keem’s career. Stone also details Free’s […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Kyle Kuzma Inks Five-Year Deal with PUMA Hoops

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Los Angeles Lakers swingman Kyle Kuzma has officially penned a deal that brings him to the Puma basketball roster. Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (@kylekuzma) has signed a five-year endorsement deal with Puma, becoming a face of the company, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 2, 2019 The signing is confirmed by Shams […]