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.
Last year The Pink Traphouse was a tourist attraction in Atlanta, artist 2 Chainz painted the house pink to promote his album, Pretty girls like Trap Music. The house hosted a HIV drive and various events conducted by 2 Chainz team. Now that the pink has been painted back white and will soon be demolished, 2 Chainz has announced the return of Then Pink Traphouse with a spooky spin. The hour-long experience will be open from Sept. 21 to Nov. 11, with tickets starting at $15. Purchase tix for the return of the Pink Trap House here.
Louisiana rapper, Kevin Gates, pays homage to young emerging act NBA Youngboy by getting his face tatted on his arm. Gates and Youngboy have been seen taking car rides together and in the studio working on tracks recently. Many people find the tattoo strange. Kevin Gates has not released any statements as to why he got Youngboy tatted on him. Check out Kevin Gates Instagram below
Drake’s upcoming album Scorpion scheduled to drop June 29, 2018, has many fans speculating that the album will include 2 CD’s. Billboard’s advertising Drake’s album have been seen throughout Toronto. In the wake of Drake’s and Pusha T’s beef many people suspect Scorpion may have many mellow, emotional Drake like tracks per usual and Side B will be lyrics and subliminal punchlines.
20 year old rapper, XXXTentacion, was shot by an unidentified gunman in Florida while shopping for motorcycles. Witnesses say XXXTentacion had no pulse. No further details have been released.
Lil Wayne and Birdman’s longstanding dispute is finally over. Wayne’s attorney filed a notice May 23rd stating all sides were dismissing the suit. Universal Records made a settlement check to Lil Wayne for 10 million dollars which came from Birdman.
The alleged report gives us hope that the Carter V will finally be released and his collaborative album “I can’t feel my face” alongside Julez Santana will be heating up the airways very soon!
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