Atlanta, GA – R. Kelly’s public profile is showing no signs of letting up in its downward spiral. According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, property management company SB Global Management, LLC. filed a lawsuit on Wednesday (August 15) in the Fulton County state court against the embattled “I Admit” singer. SB Global Management is seeking $203,400 from Kelly, citing […]

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Chicago, IL – It looks like Drake is still harboring some resentment over Pusha T’s scathing diss track “The Story Of Adidon.” But, instead of taking another shot at the G.O.O.D. Music president, he went at his boss — Mr. Kanye West. During the Chicago stop of the Aubrey & The Three Amigos Tour on Saturday (August […]

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New York, NY – Mary J. Blige has been given a role in the third season of MTV’s limited Scream series. According to a press release, Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment will executive produce. The Grammy Award-winning R&B legend joins the previously announced all-star cast, which includes Keke Palmer, Tyler Posey, Tyga and C.J. Wallace. Scream is set in Atlanta […]

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Los Angeles, CA – It looks like KRS-One is working on something with Dr. Dre. On Thursday (August 16), The Teacher shared an Instagram photo of the two Hip Hop powerhouses together and revealed he had new music on the way. “Yo, I was in the studio last night with Dre and Tuffy checking out some dope beats,” he […]

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Wyclef Jean has returned with a new single titled “Letter To Canibus” featuring — that’s right — Canibus. Despite their tumultuous history, the two MCs have evidently made peace. Their contentious relationship stretches back over two decades, when Canibus was signed to Clef’s Refugee imprint. Clef was enlisted to produce Canibus’ debut album, 1998’s Can-I-Bus, and […]

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Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin, the much-celebrated Queen of Soul, has died at the age of 76 following a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. The Memphis-born powerhouse, who was behind such timeless hits as “Respect” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” died on Thursday (August 16), according to the Associated Press. […]

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Aretha Franklin, the diva behind soul classics like “Respect” and “I Say a Little Prayer,” died Thursday at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends. She was 76. Franklin’s publicist confirmed the news to the Associated Press. Born in 1942, in Memphis, Tennessee, Franklin sang a number of soul staples, including “Chain of […]

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Seattle’s Spirit Award are gearing up for the release of their new album Muted Crowd, the follow-up to 2017’s Neverending. In advance of the album, the band has released their new official video for the single “Supreme Truth” – a weird, creepy depiction of cult-culture, very reminiscent of the recent Netflix documentary Wild, Wild Country. […]

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A$AP Bari is suing the woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her, according to TMZ. The A$AP Mob member was accused of sexual assault after a disturbing video surfaced online in 2017. The footage showed a naked woman trying to escape a hotel room while Bari is heard shouting, “You fucked my assistant, now […]

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With the average retirement age for NBA players resting somewhere around 34-years-old, rapper Ice Cube has found a way to summon the NBA’s retired talent. The legendary rapper-turned-actor serves as co-founder of the BIG3 Basketball League. Founded in 2017, the league consists mostly of retired NBA players. During games, players take part in 3-on-3 games […]

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Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to the Associated Press. An anonymous source close to the Queen of Soul told the AP about Franklin’s health as news reports circulated that she is “gravely ill” in Detroit. TMZ reports that Franklin has been battling cancer. Franklin announced her retirement in February 2017, telling a local Detroit […]

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Fresh off of a high-profile feature on G-Eazy’s “Power” and collaborative EP with incarcerated rapper 03 Greedo, California MC Nef The Pharaoh releases his sophomore LP The Big Chang Theory, the 14-song follow-up to his 2017 debut The Chang Project. The LP comes after a two-week rollout that included the release of a visual for “Big Boss Chang,” […]

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Big Boi stopped by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Wednesday (August 8) and talked about his Boomiverse album, his hometown of Atlanta and his recent interest in owls. “My new fetish now is owls,” he explained. “So my assistant, Shay, she’s into birds and the guy who trains her birds brought this owl to the studio one time […]

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Jean Grae and Quelle Chris got married over the weekend, according to a few people who attended the ceremony. Tanya Morgan member Donwill and comedian John Hodgman were among those sharing photos of the wedding on social media. In March, the new husband and wife released a collaborative album titled Everything’s Fine on Mello Music Group. […]

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Fans have officially been given an introduction to Baka Not Nice with the release of his debut EP, 4Milli. The OVO Sound rapper dropped the eight-track EP on Friday (August 3). Although Baka takes on the project solo, production comes courtesy of Alex Lustig, Boi-1da, Chapo, and a handful of other beatmakers. Perhaps best known […]

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ScHoolboy Q‘s next studio album is nearing completion, according to a tweet sent by Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, the CEO of Top Dawg Entertainment. Top Dawg provided the update while taking on some “fake news” over on Twitter on Tuesday (July 31). A fan on Twitter recalled news of ScHoolboy Q’s album being “90% complete” back in […]

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After a well-received set during the Stones Throw Showcase at the 2018 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, and an impromptu loosie single release “#Neverusetheinternetagain,” Homeboy Sandman and Edan confirmed Wednesday (August 1) that they have a joint album coming this October titled Humble Pi. The working relationship between the two began with Edan producing “Talking […]

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Lil Pump has announced the release date for his sophomore album Harvard Dropout. On Friday (July 27), Pump took to Twitter to reveal the project would arrive on August 17 — his 18th birthday. “HARVARD DROPOUT IS DROPPING ON MY BIRTHDAY AUGUST 17,” he wrote in all caps. “ESSKEEETITT!” Harvard Dropout marks the follow-up to his […]

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G Herbo has teamed up with 808 Mafia producer Southside for a brand new project titled Swervo. The collaborative effort’s cover art is an homage to Eric B. & Rakim’s classic Follow The Leader. The 14-track release arrives a few months after Herbo dropped a deluxe edition of his Humble Beast album, which was originally released in […]

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Eminem is in a legal battle with a Detroit fashion designer and store owner over the rights to the “313” trademark, according to the Detroit Free Press. Since 2010, Clement Brown has held the trademark for his Three Thirteen brand (named after the city’s 313 area code). He sells his original designs out of a store in the Motor City, […]

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Although fans have been granted rare glimpses at Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s twins, Rumi and Sir, Beyoncé recently offered an updated look at the children in a photo uploaded to her website. In one photo, the children sit on their mother’s lap, with Rumi cheerfully looking off into the distance and Sir seemingly mimicking his father with a […]

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