Akademiks isn’t a fan of Chrissy Teigen. During a Twitch stream the media personality was hosting on Tuesday (June 30), Teigen’s name came up when he got to her husband John Legend’s new album sales. Finding it laughable Legend sold roughly 26,000 units of Bigger Love in the first week, Akademiks decided to revisit an apparent […]

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Rapper Dela Wesst accused Cardi B of stealing lyrics and faced the multi-platinum selling artist’s wrath on Twitter over the allegations. After Wesst claimed Cardi’s verse on Offset’s 2019 single “Clout” plagiarized a “Thotiana” freestyle, the Grammy Award winner went on a lengthy rant to defend herself. Cardi took aim at Wesst following a tweet […]

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Freddie Gibbs and Akademiks have been engaged in an online war of words since Monday (June 29). And judging by the consistent social media posts, they aren’t stopping anytime soon. On Tuesday (June 30), the Bandana co-mastermind posted an Instagram photo with Akademiks’ head photoshopped onto a Teletubby’s body, a reference to one of his insults from […]

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New York, NY – Any humility Tekashi 6ix9ine showed during Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack and Anthony “Harv” Ellison’s trial last October has seemingly gone out the window. Since his April release from prison, the polarizing rapper has returned to his trolling ways as his music explodes with popularity.  Throughout the whole ordeal, Akademiks and 6ix9ine have […]

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New York City, NY – The verse-for-verse Verzuz battle between Fabolous and Jadakiss on Monday (June 29) wasn’t without its moments. In one particular highlight, before playing Jadakiss’ favorite songs, “Into You,” Fab cleared up the mystery as to why Ashanti ended up the hit-single instead of its original singer, Tamia. “There is a lot […]

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Designer Virgil Abloh has elicited outrage and provided social media with meme material yet again. Less than a month after catching flack for a paltry donation to bail funds for protesters, the Off-White founder has come under fire for his work on Pop Smoke’s posthumous album cover. On Monday (June 29), Pop’s manager Steven Victor […]

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Akademiks deemed Freddie Gibbs to be a nonfactor during a discussion about the Warner Records artist’s recent comments on Jeezy’s current musical prominence. In a segment for Complex’s Everyday Struggle, Akademiks argued Gibbs is also irrelevant if Jeezy no longer qualifies as relevant. “If Jeezy is irrelevant, Freddie Gibbs, you are absolutely irrelevant as well,” […]

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Lil Baby‘s been a hustler long before the rap game. In a video clip that went viral on Friday (June 26), Lil Baby’s sister told a story of a time in 2014 when her brother – who wasn’t even rapping yet at the time – asked her, their other sister and their mother each for […]

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Numerous members of the Hip Hop community have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic kicked off in March. The latest rapper to test positive for the virus? Florida’s Tokyo Jetz. On Saturday (June 27), she took a mobile COVID-19 test and documented her test on Twitter, writing, “Ima just go back inside” after she […]

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The 2020 BET Awards went down virtually on Sunday night (June 28) and featured a roster of notable Hip Hop and R&B acts. From Public Enemy, Nas and Rapsody to Megan Thee Stallion, Summer Walker and Lil Wayne, the virtual stage lit up with a wide array of performances. Meanwhile, Griselda was nominated in the […]

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