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DJ QUIK SAYS HE ALMOST GOT KILLED AFTER “ALL EYEZ ON ME” LEAKED

Quik told Kweli how he left a copy of All Eyez On Me in his car and his security guards would regularly use his car. One of the guards would let his friends listen to the tape and then started distributing copies around L.A. “I almost got killed over a 2Pac bootleg! I had a machine gun put in my face!” Quik said around the 48-minute mark. “But I was still defending […]

todaySeptember 21, 2022 15

Featured

Instagram post of rapper PnB Rock at Roscoe’s may have led to killing, LAPD chief says

The gunman who killed PnB Rock at the Roscoe's House of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles demanded jewelry and other valuables before getting into a struggle with the rapper and opening fire, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday. Moore told reporters that investigators are looking into whether an Instagram post by PnB Rock, real name Rakim Allen, showing him wearing what appears to be expensive […]

todaySeptember 15, 2022 37

Celebrity

Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby

Lil Baby's newly-released documentary takes us through the meteoric rise of a superstar. From Oakland City Neighborhood, Lil Baby has topped charts and sold out tours all across the world. This latest documentary released Friday (Aug. 26th) shows how Lil Baby rose to fame. The 93-minute film directed by Karam Gill features previously unseen footage of the rapper as a child. The film starts off showing us present-day Lil Baby […]

todaySeptember 12, 2022 54

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50 Cent Explains Why He Won’t Do a G-Unit Reunion Project

During his recent appearance on The Breakfast Club, 50 Cent was asked if he would ever do a project or documentary with G-Unit. "I probably won't do a project with them," said Fifty Cent. "I'm done with carrying them around. My back hurt." Breakfast Club co-host Charlamagne Tha God then pointed out that 50 still tours with Yayo. The G-Unit mogul explained he doesn’t hold the same gripes with the Talk of New York as he […]

todayAugust 15, 2022 11

Celebrity

Who is Rod Wave?

As Rod Wave drops his latest fourth studio album "Beautiful Mind" with the latest single release, "Alone", we'd like to delve into the artist and man that is Rod Wave, as his emotional lyrics and soulful beats have touched the hearts of so many. Childhood and Upbringing Rodarius Marcell Green (born August 27, 1999), now known professionally as Rod Wave was born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Florida. His parents separated […]

todayAugust 10, 2022 7

Culture

FAT JOE CALLS OUT IRV GOTTI & JA RULE OVER ASHANTI ‘DISRESPECT’

Fat Joe has slammed Irv Gotti for dredging up his alleged two decades-old romance with Ashanti on Drink Champs. The Murder Inc. founder claimed during the interview that the singer’s 2002 hit “Happy” was made after they “finished sleeping together.” Rumors have long swirled that Gotti and Ashanti were more than just collaborators during Murder Inc.’s heyday in the early 2000s, although Ashanti has never directly addressed the speculation herself. In an Instagram Live video on […]

todayAugust 9, 2022 12

Celebrity

How Much Has Future Made From Spotify Streams?

In the 12-plus years since the Atlanta native began his career, Future has become one of the world’s most popular trap/hip-hop artists. Boasting an extensive discography, Future has made a fortune just from his Spotify streams alone. Using the given Spotify payout rate of .00437 payout per stream, and factoring that with the industry-standard artist payout of 18%, we have approximated just how much Future has made from Spotify with […]

todayAugust 5, 2022 23 1

Culture

The Birth of Gangsta Rap Music

gangsta rap - a form of hip-hop music that became the genre's dominant style in the 1990s, a reflection and product of the often violent lifestyle of American inner cities afflicted with poverty and the dangers of drug use and drug dealing. Gangsta rap is so much more than just a subgenre of music; it was a political movement and statement, a call to action, and an act of rebellion […]

todayAugust 5, 2022 14

Celebrity

BOOSIE BADAZZ DEFENDS HIS STREET CRED TO TERRENCE ‘GANGSTA’ WILLIAMS: ‘YOU CAN’T TAKE MY STRIPES AWAY’

Boosie Badazz is firing back at Cash Money Records’ co-founder Birdman’s half-brother Terrence “Gangsta” Williams over the belief Boosie has no true street cred to his name. After initially speaking on rumors Williams was at odds with his brother Birdman over his cooperation with the federal government, Boosie doubled down on his statements in a video uploaded to Instagram Saturday (July 30), standing by the notion Williams should no longer have […]

todayJuly 31, 2022 9

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