RAPPER GONZOE FRIEND OF TUPAC MURDERED IN SEATTLE

Gonzoe the rapper — a friend of Tupac and Ice Cube — has been murdered.   Police say Gonzoe was shot 3 times in the chest near a gas station in Seattle, Washington. The gunman is still at large and cops are on the hunt. The 45-year-old rapper — real name Ronald Moore — was from Los Angeles. He was a member of the Outlawz and got his nickname from Tupac himself. His albums include “If I Live & Nothing Happens,” and he contributed on “Kuruption” and “Godzilla.” After Gonzoe was shot he ran to…

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Coi Leray Responds to Criticism of XXL Cypher, Says She Wins in the Studio

  Coi Leray recently chopped it up with Complex’s Speedy Morman, where she addressed her XXL Freshman cypher. The cypher was widely criticized, but Coy told Speedy that she was just having fun and being in the moment. Coy then added, “If you put me in the booth with anybody on that XXL roll-up, I guarantee ain’t nobody seeing me in the f**king studio.” She added that some artists depend on the XXL cypher for their one moment, but Coy adds that she is a superstar who is going the…

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Drake and LeBron James Exec-Producing Documentary About Black Hockey Players With LeBron James

Drake, LeBron James and Maverick Carter are set to executive produce Black Ice, a feature documentary about the game of hockey’s racial reckoning.   The film from Uninterrupted Canada and The SpringHill Company, which was founded by James and business partner Carter, is about Black hockey players facing systemic racism in the sport and will be directed by Oscar nominee Hubert Davis. Black Ice will spotlight the historical marginalization of Black hockey players from the early pioneers of the Colored Hockey League in Maritimes Canada to today’s National Hockey League and its…

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LAS VEGAS TO HOST LAURYN HILL, LUDACRIS, LIL KIM, TIMBALAND, TRINA + MORE JOIN STACKED ‘LOVERS & FRIENDS’ FEST

LAS VEGAS, NV – Lovers & Friends was one of the most anticipated festivals of 2020, that was until the idea was ruined by the coronavirus pandemic and postponed indefinitely. Snoop Dogg, Live Nation and Bobby Dee announced the nostalgia- packed festival’s revival with a revamped lineup on Thursday (July 29).   Lovers & Friends is set to return on May 14, 2022, with a new and much larger venue in Las Vegas rather than the original Carson, California location. Pre-sale tickets go on sale on Monday (August 2) at 1 p.m. ET on…

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Da Baby Reportedly Dropped From The UK’s Parklife Music Festival

According to sources, #DaBaby has reportedly been dropped from the UK’s #Parklife music festival. This comes after his controversial comments at the #RollingLoud festival that occurred a few days ago.   This comes after it appears his name appears to have been removed from the promotional material.  #MeganTheeStallion & #YungThug are also headlining the festival that takes place in September.   Parklife Music Festival has yet to release an official statement.   As previously reported, Da Baby also lost his partnership with boohooMan. “boohooMan condemn the use of homophobic language and confirm we will no longer be working with…

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NAS ANNOUNCES ‘KING’S DISEASE 2’ WILL ARRIVE SAME DAY AS KANYE WEST ‘DONDA’

Nas has announced a follow-up to his Grammy Award-winning album King’s Disease. On Thursday (July 29), the veteran Hip Hop artist revealed the cover art for King’s Disease II along with a release date of Friday (August 6).   “We’re back in business!” he wrote in the caption. “King’s Disease II • 8/6.”   August 6 is also the same day Kanye West is supposed to deliver Donda — but everyone knows how quickly that could change.   King’s Disease II will serve as Nas’ thirteenth studio album alongside classics such as 1994’s Illmatic and 1996’s It Was Written. Despite the Queensbridge native’s extensive discography, 2021 marked…

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Kyrie Irving Parts Ways with Roc Nation

NBA superstar Kyrie Irving has reportedly parted ways with his agent at Roc Nation Sports after less than two years. NBA analyst Jordan Schultz appeared on Thursday’s episode of ESPN’s First Take to break the news on the same day as the 2021 NBA Draft. “Kyrie Irving is gonna be firing Roc Nation, which is a pretty big deal,” Schultz said. “He’s now going through his second agent in less than two years and it just happened. I’m not sure exactly what it means from a strategic standpoint, but it…

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T.I. Says He Thinks Rappers Are Being Bullied by the ‘Gay Community’

T.I. recently chatted with comedian Zoie about the recent controversy surrounding DaBaby’s homophobic comments at Rolling Loud.  During the conversation, Tip doubled down on his defense of DaBaby and said he believes rappers are the actual victims of harassment by those in the “gay community.” “Everyone up in arms and upset about what DaBaby said. I understand people saying that they feel that it’s insensitive,” said Tip. “I think you guys have to understand that on stage, that’s not the place that rappers go to be sensitive and soothe everybody’s feelings.…

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TOOSII CALLS HIS OWN GENERATION SOFT AFTER TEASING FIVIO FOREIGN COLLABORATION

  Toosii isn’t one to mince his words on social media. In a since-deleted tweet on Wednesday (July 28), the “Love Cycle” rapper called out his generation for being soft and accused society of canceling comedic legend Bernic Mac if he was still alive. “This generation soft. Y’all would’ve ‘canceled’ Benie Mac fasho,” he said in the tweet.“The real ‘soft’ ones are y’all like y’all wanna say whatever the fuck y’all want without consequences,” a fan replied which brought on some confusion. “I’m confused I mentioned bernie mac what is you…

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WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER REFUSING TO TURN OFF CARDI B & MEGAN THEE STALLION’S ‘WAP’

TAMAQUA, PA – A woman who refused to turn down Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s raunchy hit single “WAP” reportedly found herself in handcuffs on Friday (July 23). According to sources, 36-year-old Stephanie Crute and her two daughters were posted up at the Bungalow Pool in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania where they were blasting the song through a Bluetooth speaker. Tamaqua Police Chief Michael Hobbs said officers were called to the scene with reports of a disturbance and asked the three women to leave, but they refused.Chief Hobbs said Crute then pushed one of…

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