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Today in Hip-Hop History: Nas Drops His Sophomore Album ‘It Was Written’ 24 Years Ago

On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic entitled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre, and Havoc. This time around, the fresh-faced, 22-year-old Brooklyn-born emcee consciously pushed the album in a more mainstream direction, hoping to secure a wider fan base. It worked. The album […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: ‘Belly’ Released in Theaters 21 Years Ago

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On this day in film history Hype Williams’ 1998 masterpiece Belly was released in theaters. Starring New York legends Nas and DMX, Belly follows the life and times of Tommy Bunds (DMX) and Sincere (Nas). The two get by as run-of-the-mill professional criminals ducking and dodging their way to their idea of a better life. […]

BREAKING: French Montana’s Home Broken Into By Armed Robbers

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According to confirmed reports, Bad Boy rapper French Montana has been the victim of a break-in by armed assailants in his LA home. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department say that two armed Black males forced their way into Montana’s home at approximately 5am on Tuesday morning. Montana was home at the time of the […]

BREAKING: Tekashi 6ix9ine Released From Riker’s Island Today

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Friday The 13th wasn’t an unlucky day for Tekashi 6ix9ine. According to a recent Instagram post from Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine’s manager Tr3y Way, Tekashi was just released from Riker’s Island today (July 13). The rainbow-haired rapper showed his obvious relief of being released from the belly of the beast after being threatened with extradition […]

[WATCH] The Game Says Kim Kardashian Should Run For President In 2020

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“Kim K for President…yanahimsayin?” -The Game Since rappers and Hip Hop notables have so much influence in politics nowadays, why not take Campton rapper The Game’s insight into consideration when it comes to who should be running for President of the United States? What’s even crazier is who he chose to publicly endorse. The former […]

Charlie Sheen Appears in Lil’ Pump’s Latest Video ‘Drug Addict’

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Lil Pump’s new single, “Drug Addict” will feature controversial actor Charlie Sheen in the accompanying video. The actor will also appear on the album’s artwork. Yesterday (July 4), the former Two and a Half Men actor posted a picture of himself with the rapper on the set of the new video in a tweet. The […]

50 Cent Clowns Jay-Z’s Jet-Ski Pic on Instagram

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They never should’ve given Fif access to Instagram. After getting sued by the NYPD for sicking his #getthestrap hashtag on them and generally having no chill when logged on, 50 Cent took a swift jab at Jay-Z and his wave riding vehicle pic, where Jay-Z is shown riding a jet-ski, complete with helmet, lifejacket, and […]