New York, NY – The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reportedly agreed James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond’s murder-for-hire conviction should stand. According to Billboard, the decision was handed down on Friday (May 1). Rosemond was convicted of ordering the 2009 hit on 50 Cent’s friend and G-Unit affiliate Lodi Mack. Rosemond’s attorney argued witnesses who testified […]

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Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats are releasing a comic book as a companion piece to their UNLOCKED album. The duo’s 48-page comic boasts original illustrations by Sam Hochman, Joey Prosser, Forrest Whaley, Justin Johnson, Chaz Bottoms, Malik Bolton, Rachel Headlam, Borboev Shakhnazer and Asekov Tilek. The book’s storyline is produced by Psycho Films. Curry and […]

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Compton, CA – While most digital service providers will kick off their 4/20 celebration with the premiere of Dr. Dre’s landmark album The Chronic, TIDAL and its high-fidelity capabilities have gotten the jump on the competition; bringing classic tracks like “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang” and “Let Me Ride” to a completely new era. related […]

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Casanova is opening the door for a new source of income. The Roc Nation rapper has launched an account on OnlyFans, a subscription-based social media service that’s become popular in the adult entertainment industry. “I WAS ON @akadmiks PAGE AND SEEN A B**** BUY HER DREAM HOUSE OFF OF FANS ONLY,” he wrote on Instagram. […]

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Atlanta, GA – Future’s FreeWishes Foundation has teamed up with Atlanta Sewing Style to create custom masks for healthcare professionals and patients currently hospitalized due to the coronavirus pandemic — the appropriately dubbed #MaskOn Campaign. According to a press release, the Atlanta Sewing Style collective is comprised of over 500 sewists and designers who will […]

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The nearly mythical debut album from Jay Electronica is about to become a reality. According to a tweet from TIDAL, the streaming service has coordinated three listening parties for the album — titled A Written Testimony — in New York, Los Angeles and New Orleans. “It’s time,” the tweet reads. “We’re giving @JayElectronica fans an exclusive first […]

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Miami, FL – City Girls rapper JT is reportedly out of federal custody. According to TMZ, she finished out her sentence at a halfway house and was officially released on Friday (March 6). She commemorated the occasion on Twitter, sharing a series of selfies and expressing gratitude for finally being free. “Woke up in my […]

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Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace, has received an investment from 2 Chainz. The T.R.U. rapper has become a shareholder in the company, joining other notable investors such as Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo. According to Crunchbase, the car-sharing service has secured an additional $30 million to its […]

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When you’re done subjecting your friends and family to your Spotify Decade Wrapped results (this writer really loved the Cars!), start mourning the fact that there’s only four days left to hear a political ad sandwiched between “You Might Think” and “Let’s Go.” According to Variety, the streaming service has decided to suspend political ad […]

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Kanye West and the Sunday Service Choir are back with a follow-up to Jesus Is King — the aptly titled Jesus Is Born.  Boasting 19 tracks, the album features a remix of “Ultralight Beam” and several odes to his lord and savior, including “Count Your Blessings” and “Revelations 19:1.” It appears this will be par […]

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New York, NY – It appears Tekashi 6ix9ine‘s biological father is going to assume a larger role in his post-prison life. After appearing at his son’s sentencing on Wednesday (December 18), Daniel Hernandez Sr. claimed he wants to repair his relationship with the embattled rapper. “[6ix9ine should] try to start over again, [have a] new […]

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London, UK – Madlib and manager/Now Again Records chief Egon recently stopped by Gilles Peterson‘s Worldwide FM podcast in London, where they revealed two rather noteworthy pieces of information. One, the nearly mythical Black Star record is actually finished and at the mixing stage. It will mark Talib Kweli and Mos Def’s first album under […]

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Mexico City, Mexico – Streaming services such as Soundcloud, Apple Music and Spotify have revolutionized the music industry.  Now, Spotify is taking its influence to the next level with an announcement that could change how the music we listen to everyday is rewarded. On Thursday (November 21), Spotify announced the company is launching its own […]

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Soulja Boy has reportedly adopted a much healthier lifestyle since getting out of jail. According to TMZ, the “Crank That” mastermind has quit drugs (more specifically, lean) and alcohol, resulting in a 50-lbs. weight gain. Soulja’s manager Miami Mike said he started packing on the pounds following his three-month stint in L.A. County Jail earlier this […]

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New York, NY – Tekashi 6ix9ine made some incredulous statements during his recent testimony against alleged Nine Trey members Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack last week. Not only did he identify Cardi B and Jim Jones as Bloods, but he also detailed the inner workings of Nine Trey. In exchange for 6ix9ine’s cooperation, […]

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Snoop Dogg has been one of Tekashi 6ix9ine’s most outspoken detractors. Following the 23-year-old’s testimony in the case of alleged Nine Trey members Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack last week, Snoop has turned it up a notch and the “snitch” memes have been coming almost daily. In the latest installment, the D-O-Double-G compared 6ix9ine […]

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