Singer, Raz-B, went to Twitter to announce he quits the Millennium Tour. Former B2K manager, Chris Stokes, has been around during the tour and Raz-B doesn't feel safe! In 2007, Raz-B accused Chris Stokes of sexually molesting him. Raz-B's brother, Ricardo Thorton, confirmed that the allegations are true. As a B2K supporter and lifelong fan, news of Raz-B is leaving the tour is disheartening. Chris Stokes needs to leave so Raz-B can have his peace.
Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph better known as, 21 Savage, came to the US in July 2005 at age 12 and failed to leave when his visa expired a year later.
This comes as a shocking surprise to 21 Savage fans and followers since the artist has repped Atlanta heavily since the start of his career.
Immigration and Customs Inforcement (ICE) says 21 Savage is being held for removal proceedings and his whole public persona is false.
Martin Luther Meek Mill is back at it, looking out for inner cities and people of color once again. Jay-Z and Meek Mill have partnered together to hopefully change America’s corrupt criminal justice system.
REFORM alliance aims to "[advance] criminal justice reform and [eliminate] outdated laws that perpetuate injustice, starting with probation and parole"
Former Obama advisor Van Jones has been appointed as CEO of REFORM. Philadelphia 76ers co-owner chairmen Michael Rubin will serve as REFORM’s chairman. Othering founding chairmen include New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Brooklyn Nets co-owner Clara Wu Tsai.
The group is committing 50 million to launch the organization. During the press conference Rubin stated that 6.6 million people are currently in the US criminal justice system and four million people are on probation.
Offset has not dropped his solo project and we have patiently waited for months! Band member Quavo released his highly anticipated album Quavo Huncho in October. Takeoff gave us The Last Rocket in November. With only 1 day remaining in 2018, will Offset gives us his first solo album to conclude the Migos solo projects? Check out Offset’s tweets below as he teased us with anticipating a new album.
@iamsmokeybear dropped his debut album, Hate Envy & Jealousy, Saturday December 8th. Following a shooting during a home invasion, Smokey was left wounded by a gun shot to his upper arm. Smokey began recording his album to tell listeners his untold story. Check out his album Hate Envy & Jealousy and highlights from his private listening session at Crossfade Studios in Atlanta,Ga.
Yella Beezy is accused of being in connection with the shooting death of Dallas comedian Roylee Pate. Roylee Pate was shot September 26th twice in his leg. After the shooting Pate appeared to be on route to a speedy recovery. Pate was doing comedy shows again and didn’t seem to miss a beat. Then tragedy struck, Pate was scheduled to undergo surgery Friday. Early Saturday a blood clot from Pate’s leg travelled to his heart and caused Roylee to have a massive heart attack. Pate was pronounced dead at 1:15 pm October 13, 2018.
On Sunday, October 14th Yella Beezy was shot at over 20 times on Sam Rayburn Tollway. 3 bullets struck the rapper, leaving him in stable condition. Yella Beezy recently celebrated the birth of a child and his first gold record “That’s On Me”. Many suspect the shooting was in retaliation to Pate’s death. Beezy and Pate were beefing and if their beef was ongoing at the time of Pate, death is unclear.
J.I.D released his latest single 151 Rum in September just to hold fans over until DiCaprio 2 drops. DiCaprio 2 is sure to be a treat, with songs produced by the late artist Mac Miller. While we patiently wait for Dicaprio 2, check out this new track from J.I.D titled Working Out. The melodic mellow song , from the Dreamville artist adds yet another quality track to newcomer JID’s catalog of music. J.I.D recorded this visual while on YouTube series A COLORS SHOW.
53 year old, Marion Knight better known as rapper Suge Knight, accepted a plea deal Thursday in connection to a hit and run incident that left Terry Carter dead. Suge Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter after striking Terry Carter with a Ford 150 in 2015 outside a Compton restaurant due to a dispute over the “Straight Outta Compton” film. Knight will be sentenced October 4th. Prosecutors agreed to dismiss his other criminal matters as part of the deal. If Knight’s full sentence is serve Knight will be released at age 79.
Bizzy Bone member of Hip Hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony turns 42 today. Bizzy Bone best known for his fast rapping, got his big break after being heard by Eazy-E 1992.
Eminem dropped Kamikaze unexpectedly August 31, 2018. The surprise album that has features from Joyner Lucas, Royce da 5’9 and Jessie Reyez. Em pays homage to MC’s such as Kendrick Lamar and J.Cole but shuns the rest of modern day Hip Hop. Eminem took shots at Lil Yatchy, Lil Pump, continued his ongoing beef with Machine Gun Kelly and many other currently popular artist. Since then Machine Gun Kelly is the only rapper to reply with his diss track titled “Rap Devil”.
Yesterday, Eminem sat down with Sway to talk about criticism of his past project “The Revival”, why he chose to keep Kamikaze a secret, Joe Budden and his issue with rap. Check out pt.1 of the interview released September.11th below.
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