R. Kelly’s request for release on bail due to the coronavirus pandemic has been denied. “While I am sympathetic to the defendant’s understandable anxiety about COVID-19, he has not established compelling reasons warranting his release,” Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Ann M. Donnelly wrote in her four-page decision, released on Tuesday. The Chicago federal jail Kelly is […]

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The spread of COVID-19 has hit another member of the Hip Hop community. Fred The Godson revealed he’s suffering from the coronavirus in a Twitter post on Monday (April 6). Fred shared a photo from the hospital, which showed him using a ventilator. He also asked his followers to pray for him. “I’m in here […]

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Kodak Black has announced a new project titled Kill Bill — despite being stuck inside prison. The incarcerated rapper shared the info with a fan-made, photoshopped image comparing him to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Saturday (April 4). No release date for the new project was given. “#KillBill Coming Real Soon,” he wrote […]

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English singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull has been hospitalized after receiving a positive diagnosis for the coronavirus. Per Rolling Stone, the 73 year-old Faithfull (who, as a high-risk patient, has recently suffered from health issues such as breast cancer and hepatitis C) is seeking treatment at a London hospital. While her reps say she’s feeling well and […]

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Hieroglyphics MC Tajai and super producer The Architect have linked for a new single called “Zero Sum Game.” It marks the inaugural single from the duo’s forthcoming BLACK/TEC album, which will arrive sometime this month 2020 Clear Label Media Group. Along with the release, they’ve also dropped a black-and-white visual — shot by fellow Hiero […]

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West Coast spitter JAG wants to prove he gets better with each passing year. The South Central native has released the appropriately titled Older The Berry, Sweeter The Juice EP to make his point. “I can’t rewind time,” he tells RealStreetRadio. “I won’t ever be one of these 18, 19-year-olds that’s gettin’ signed left and […]

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While social distancing efforts have left some with extra free time, it appears Future is keeping himself entertained by breaking out his designer skateboard. Dressed in head-to-toe red — apart from his protective mask — the FreeBandz founder was seen practicing his shredding skills on a Chanel-branded board. In addition to skating, Future has stayed […]

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Evidence is back with a video for the Graymatter-produced “Unlearning” single, his first solo release since his critically acclaimed 2018 album, Weather Or Not. Set inside his “natural habit” — a.k.a. his home studio — the Rhymesayers Entertainment staple kicks back with a spliff and gets to work. View this post on Instagram ready for new […]

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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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Nashville, TN – DMX was a guest on Tory Lanez’s recently erected Quarantine Radio show on Instagram Live, where he confirmed he was working on his new album. Although X’s time in the session was brief, the Canadian rapper had time to praise X for all of his accomplishments, saying, “We are complete fans, right […]

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Scarface has joined the growing list of people to test positive for COVID-19. The legendary MC told fellow Geto Boys member Willie D about his difficult experience with the coronavirus in an interview on Willie’s YouTube channel on Thursday (March 26). “This whole three weeks has been an ordeal, Will,” Scarface said. “It’s the craziest […]

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Rick Ross has just settled a whopping bill of over $1.5 million in back taxes, owed to the IRS. According to The Blast, the IRS filed a release for its federal tax lien against Ross, after he paid off the debt on February 24. The back tax was owed for the years 2014 and 2016 […]

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Eminem has selected the grand prize winner of his #GodzillaChallenge. According to a tweet from Marshall Mathers, a Twitter user who goes by @jacksherlock1 has taken the top spot. Shady shared a clip of the winner rapping the third verse of the Music To Be Murdered By track “Godzilla” and wrote in the caption, “Godzilla, […]

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Fresh off the release of their Smokin’ Potnas album, Curren$y and Fendi P are rolling out a few shiny toys for their “Swang” video. Directed by CHawkFilms, the laid-back visual features a 60’s Cascade Green Impala and a 90s Joker Purple Impala as the two Nola natives lyrically lace their joints. View this post on […]

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