Do not accept any gifts or money from 50 Cent, whether it’s $5 or...

50 Cent has spent the majority of 2019 establishing himself as hip-hop's biggest loanshark. His alter-ego, Fofty, has popped up on numerous times over the past few months, taking to the 'Gram to publicly humiliate anyone who owes him money. His antics have caused some to go to court and file harassment claims while others have [...]

Reginae Carter Cops Her First Home

After she admitted to creeping on her ex-boyfriend YFN Lucci at Trouble's crazy Cucumber Party, Reginae Carter has been bubbling a little stronger than previously in the year. Lil Wayne and Toya Wright's daughter has become a celebrity in her own right, making a name for herself on reality television and building a strong social following online. [...]

Tee Grizzley’s manager Killed in a drive-by shooting

The details are incredible muddy right now but there are reports that Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley was involved in a shooting this week, leaving his manager dead. Multiple sources are reporting that Tee Grizzley's vehicle was targeted in a drive-by shooting and as of this publication, it is unclear whether the rapper was struck or [...]

Jay-Z Will NOT Be A Part-Owner Of An NFL Team

It's been roughly a week since Jay-Z had the internet in shambles after announcing Roc Nation's partnership with the NFL. The move ruffled a lot of feathers since Colin Kaepernick was essentially silenced and blackballed from the NFL. Jay's deal was essentially made to form a partnership for entertainment and enhance the league's social justice [...]

Young Thug details his experience connecting with J. Cole during the K.O.D tour

Don't get it twisted, Young Thug is nice with the bars. If you need further convincing, take a listen to ten of his wildest verses right here. On that note, many were immediately intrigued by the creative partnership of Thug and J. Cole, who held it down as the executive producer of So Much Fun. Today, Thugger [...]

Kanye West Made Beyoncé Cry Backstage

With the VMAs coming up next Monday, Billboard decided to piece together an oral history of everything that went down behind-the-scenes on The Night Kanye West Stole The Mic From Taylor Swift. Billboard compiled testimonies from producers, reporters and MTV staffers to paint a picture of everything that preceded and followed this iconic pop culture moment. [...]

Eminem’s Publisher To Sue Spotify

This one can cost Spotify a pretty penny...and by "pretty penny" we're talking billions of dollars. The Hollywood Reporter detailed a lawsuit that Eminem's publisher, Eight Mile Style, has recently filed against the streaming giant. According to Eight Mile Style, Spotify has been streaming 250 of the Detroit rapper's songs without permission. They reportedly don't have the [...]

Aaliyah’s Madame Tussauds Wax Figure Receives Praise

It's always a toss-up when wax museums tackle beloved celebrities. Madame Tussauds is a world-renowned brand that, for the most part, has been able to duplicate the images of some of our favorite famous figures, including characters, in their many international locations. Earlier this month we reported that their museum in Las Vegas would be revealing their [...]

Drake Sued For Stealing Beats

A musician in the Big Easy is making claims that Drake swiped his music, and he's taking the rapper to court to prove it. The Toronto artist isn't the only one being named in the lawsuit as New Orleans bounce icon Big Freedia has found herself in the musician's crosshairs, as well. According to TMZ, a man named [...]

Dame Dash Says Everybody Knows Jay Z Ain’t Sh*t

Prior to Jermaine Dupri chatting with Atlanta's V-103 radio station and sharing with Big Tigger that Jay Z didn't deter him from any deal with the NFL, the Roc Nation leader was being hailed as a snake. Brian Michael Cox and Funk Flex both came forward publicly to confirm that Jay told Dupri to avoid partnering [...]

Nipsey Hussle’s Friend Shot & Killed

According to reports by several sources, including the New York Post, one of Nipsey Hussle's friends has been pronounced dead after a shooting in New York. Arsenio Gravesande, a known member of the Crips, was struck by a bullet in his left hip and when police officers rushed to help the man, he reportedly cursed them [...]

Jhené Aiko Admits To Being A “Jealous, Bitter Little B*tch”

Her song "Triggered (Freestyle)" sent out shock waves through social media, causing Jhené Aiko's fans to switch into attack mode. The single was a barrage of emotions regarding a failed relationship, and the public interpreted it as Jhené's way of sharing how she dealt with her 2018 breakup from Big Sean. Following the song's release, [...]

50 Cent Lets Bow Wow Be A Tycoon Once Again

50 Cent's "Tycoon Weekend" has exploded in popularity of late, perhaps coinciding with Fif's rise as a veritable Lord of Instagram. One glimpse at the raucous and undoubtedly lit party reveals a cavalcade of big spenders, though Wendy Williams was quickly shown the door. Despite her absence, many came through to hold it down, including Snoop [...]

There are only 10 Bugatti Centodieci in the world and Birdman wants one.

50 Cent is eying a new car but it's not just a new car. It's a brand new Bugatti. But again, it's not just any Bugatti -- it's the super rare, limited edition Bugatti Centidieci. Now, Fif's known for blowing hella dough on new cars. He bought several six-figure luxury cars for himself for Christmas [...]

Dave East Honors Nipsey Hussle

It was days following the news that Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles, and the world was still reeling from the tragedy. Rapper Dave East was devastated after hearing that his good friend lost his life, so he took it upon himself to host a candlelight vigil in New York [...]

Nipsey Hussle’s PUMA Collaboration Release Date

In early March, Nipsey Hussle was excited to share with his fans that he'd inked a collaboration and endorsement deal with PUMA. The 33-year old rapper shared a photo of himself signing the contract, assuring his followers that they could expect to see what this meeting of the minds had come up with in the [...]

Akademiks Blasts Nicki Minaj, Disses Her Music

In the heat of Nicki Minaj calling out men in the media who she claims spread false narratives about her, the rapper named Joe Budden, Charlamagne Tha God, and DJ Akademiks. The tension between Nicki and Akademiks isn't new as she's previously addressed him over what she said was incorrect first-week sales reports for her album Queen last [...]

6ix9ine’s Ex-Manager Shotti: First Photo In Prison

The case surrounding Tekashi 6ix9ine has had its twists and its turns but as we near the rainbow-haired rapper's trial, all the dominos are finally beginning to fall. Soon, we'll be learning about 69's fate but as we patiently wait for that time to come, his Nine Trey Blood affiliates continue to learn their own [...]

Remy Ma Gets Why Nicki Minaj Confronted Joe Budden

Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj are not friends. This is no secret. Merely two years removed from their feud on wax, with "shETHER" and "No Frauds" making the bulk of the ammunition, both Remy and Nicki Minaj appear to have moved on from one another. That's not to say old wounds have healed; only they'd [...]

Megan Thee Stallion & Jordyn Woods Friendship Continues

There have been plenty of lists going around this summer. Best rappers, best producers, best female artists...even best hoes. Yet, if there was one for "Social Media Figure to Best Capitalize From a Scandal in 2019," it would, hands down, go to Jordyn Woods. The 21-year-old was at the center of Khloé Kardashian and Tristan [...]

Snoop Dogg’s weed is so strong that 50 Cent was instantly hooked after one...

There was a lot to talk about at the Tycoon Pool Party this weekend. With 50 Cent as the master of ceremonies and Casanova, Trey Songz, Snoop Dogg, O.T. Genasis, DJ Whoo Kid, and others in attendance, it was the place to be. There are still parties going on this week but for the most [...]

Lil Xan Accused Of “Molesting” A Fan

Lil Xan manages to always find himself in the news. The young man is one of the most controversial artists in the industry, continually getting himself into trouble. He's recently been more focused on his musical output, releasing a new video last week and teasing fans with even more content on the way. Over the [...]

Conway & Eminem Have A Message For Haters

Bar for bar, your favorite rapper would likely tremble at the thought of going up against Conway The Machine. We recently saw the Griselda lyricist turn in a verse of the year contender on the LA Leakers, while his Eminem collaboration "Bang" remains in steady rotation. Though the newfound union between Griselda and Shady has led [...]

Casanova Now Lives In Fear Of 50 Cent

If there's one thing anyone can learn from 2019, it's that you should never take a loan from 50 Cent. Whether it's 10 bucks or six-figures, not only will you be indebted to Fofty, you'll also have to pay interest and deal with public humiliation. Oh, and he wants his money by Monday. Casanova is already [...]

Cardi B Applauds Jay-Z’s NFL Deal

Cardi B was peeling out of the Bryant Park Hotel in New York City when TMZ apprehended her with a series of loaded questions. First off, the reporter asked her to elaborate on her support of Bernie Sanders 2020, by which she feigned ignorance, implying that a split-career in politics was beyond her limits, much less [...]

Young Thug Responds To YFN Lucci “I Would Have Killed YOU”

It didn't take long for YFN Lucci's bitterness  towardsYoung Thug to reach the shoreline. To recap yesterday's action, YFN Lucci took to Twitter in rehashing a mortifying situation that arose in 2016, not his own: Thugger's arrest at Lenox Square. Throughout the course of time, it's been hard to keep track of the "he say, she [...]

Freddie Gibbs Says “F**k Kaepernick

We all like to forget how the Colin Kaepernick and NFL saga ended. Of course, we all vividly remember the former quarterback being blackballed by the NFL after kneeling during the National Anthem. Our memories are also keen to recall Kaepernick standing for justice and fighting against the sports organization. What people seem to conveniently [...]

Rick Ross & Trippie Redd Hit Top 3 Of Billboard 200

In this week's chart news, Rick Ross has earned his tenth top 10 album with Port of Miami 2 clocking in at No. 2, falling behind rock group Slipknot's We Are Not Your Kind album. With 127,000 units, Slipknot becomes the first hard rock act to lead the ranking since Foo Fighter's Concrete and Gold [...]

Lil Wayne Mourns Cedric Benson

Lil Wayne joined the chorus of people paying respect to Cedric Benson, the ex-NFL running back who died last night after colliding with a minivan. Weezy, the consummate sports fan, roots for the Green Bay Packers, the team Benson played for in his final season in the NFL (2012).   Benson was at one time, a [...]

A$AP Rocky Makes Surprise Appearance

After returning to the stage for a headlining set at Anaheim's REAL Street Festival last weekend, A$AP Rocky is back in touring mode. He continued his summer festival circuit by flying out to the Netherlands for Lowlands Festival. After performing his own set, Rocky joined the Australian psychedelic band, Tame Impala, on stage to close out [...]

Tomi Lahren Slams Jay Z

It appears Tomi Lauren isn’t a fan of Jay Z. Not only did she discredit him as a “former drug dealer” last week, but she also slammed him for his partnership with the NFL on Friday. Shortly after news surfaced online of Hov becoming a part owner of a NFL team, the Fox News host [...]

50 Cent wanted Wendy Williams nowhere near the Tycoon Pool Party.

Is there a feud pettier than the one involving 50 Cent and Wendy Williams? These two flat-out don't like each other. Enjoying her Hot Girl Summer, Wendy made her way out to Fif's hyped-up Tycoon Pool Party in New Jersey this weekend but she was met with a bunch of security guards that were specifically informed [...]

Snoop Dogg Smokes Out A Police Officer

If you weren't in attendance at 50 Cent's Tycoon Pool Party this weekend, you missed out on one of the hottest gatherings of the entire summer. The rapper-turned-entrepreneur had been hyping up the event for weeks and finally, all the debauchery took place yesterday. There has been plenty of social coverage of the pool festivities, [...]

Cardi B & Wendy Williams were spotted together at Jason Lee’s b-day bash over...

Before she was denied entry into 50 Cent’s event on Sunday night, Wendy Williams had some fun partying it up with Cardi B the night before. The two diva's were spotted together Saturday night at Jason Lee’s birthday party at the Bryant Park Hotel. The Hollywood Unlocked founder shared a picture & video of their [...]

50 Cent Says What Compelled Him To Buy 200 Ja Rule Tickets

50 Cent, ever the shrewd businessman, simply can't walk away from a good deal. Perhaps that's the sole reason he was compelled to buy 200 Ja Rule tickets, front-row ones at that. "I just happened to see them on [Stubhub]," he explains, speaking with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live. "They was just there, and they [...]

Jay-Z Advised Jermaine Dupri To Turn Down Similar NFL Deal

Bryan Michael Cox is the latest name to chime in on the discussions surrounding Jay-Z's newly announced partnership with the NFL. This time around though, the legendary songwriter and producer is using little-known facts to shed light on the situation. You'll recall that Jay-Z's new deal involves making the Roc Nation honcho the "live music [...]

Rick Ross Responds To Nicki Minaj

As we wait for new music to arrive from Young Thug, Snoop Dogg, Quality Control, and many others tonight, we're still bumping that Rick Ross Port of Miami 2 on the heavy. The project was expected to be a street classic and after nearly a week of it being in rotation, we can confirm that [...]

Charlamagne Tha God Presses Jay-Z

Jay-Z levelled up in a major way this week, announcing that he and his Roc Nation team will be partnering with the NFL to produce upcoming editions of the Super Bowl Halftime Show and other performances. The move has been celebrated by many but it's equally been shut down by others. Critics of the deal [...]

Lauren London pens a sweet message to her late boyfriend Nipsey Hussle

Today is Nipsey Hussle's birthday and the hip-hop community is gathered virtually to send their prayers to his friends and family, exchanging energy with the late rapper and acknowledging his spirit and his legacy. The man was essential to his neighborhood and he's treated as such these days with everybody remembering just how special he truly [...]

50 Cent Says Snoop Dogg Stole His Lamborghini As Payment

50 Cent is the King of making sure he gets paid from his various borrowers that sometimes get publically shamed if they fail on paying him back on time. From 50's case with Teairra Mari to his recent, more playful, case with Michael Blackson, it's a known fact at this point to not mess with 50 [...]

Marathon Store Fenced Off On Nipsey Hustle’s 34th Birthday

It's still hard to believe that Nipsey Hussle isn't with us anymore. The rapper left us in late March after he was gunned down in front of the Marathon clothing store. Following his death, fans flooded to the Crenshaw/Slauson location where they left flowers and other memorabilia to commemorate his death. Fans made similar plans [...]

Trippie Redd Reportedly Removed Playboi Carti Song From His Album After Fans Said...

Last week was a busy one for new music releases. Rick Ross came through with his new album and Trippie Redd represented for the new school, dropping his ! body of work and letting it sit with the fans for a few days. The Ohio-based rapper has been celebrated over the years for his versatility [...]

Wiz Khalifa Reflects On Smoking With Nipsey Hussle

“The first thing I got from Nipsey Hussle was how intelligent he was,” begins a newly published XXL essay with words by Wiz Khalifa. The piece, published on his birthday, is a reflection on meeting the late West Coast rapper. It was the night before the 2010 XXL Freshman Cover shoot. The two, alongside Big Sean, [...]

Cardi B wants everybody to know her album is still striving

During the last twenty-four hours, Cardi B has been at war with anybody trying to tear her down for her supposed low album sales. The narrative would make sense if Cardi B actually had low album sales but the simple fact of the matter is that she doesn't. Her debut LP Invasion of Privacy is [...]

Philanthropist Meek strikes Again

Back in October, it was announced that Meek Mill planned to refurbish and repaint the East Fairmount Park basketball court in the North Philadelphia neighborhood he grew up in. At the time, he told TMZ, "North Philly will always be home. When kids go to East Fairmount Park, they deserve to ball in the best conditions possible, [...]

Nicki Minaj Says Charlamagne Tha God Banned Her From “The Breakfast Club”

New York rapper Nicki Minaj has been all over the news this week. It's been a rollercoaster ride for the Barbs as they've got to hear their Queen chew out media types across the country for constantly trying to discredit her. She started with Joe Budden on Queen Radio, arguing with him about how he [...]

Cardi B Says Brunettes “F*ck Better”

While Cardi B is out here defending her name when it comes to Nicki Minaj, cancelling lawsuits, and caressing her man she still has time to change up her look and maintain her hot girl summer ways since debuting a new blonde getup on Instagram. The "Be Careful" rapper shared a picture to her feed that could [...]

A new 2 Chainz track may be on the way.

If 2 Chainz claims to have already made "the hardest song in the world," with Future, the new snippet he just played on his Instagram must be a close second. “Walking out Louis looking like a Virgil discount ...... 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥,” the caption for his post reads. The upcoming track drops off quick bar, after quick bar [...]

Kodak Black Has Been Served With Legal Documents Over $500K Lawsuit

Kodak Black's legal problems have piled up. Although he's behind bars, he has some other legal matters that he must tend to. Unfortunately, because of his incarceration, he can't necessarily fight against these charges in the way he wants to. Earlier this year, Kodak was accused of blowing off a few show dates even though [...]

Dave Chappelle is back

Dave Chappelle has quite the relationship with Netflix since the beloved comedian has signed on for his fifth stand up comedy special with the streaming service. The official trailer for the special, dubbed Sticks & Stones, has arrived today and sees Dave walking in the middle of nowhere with narration by Morgan Freeman. "This is Dave, [...]