GETO BOYS’ SCARFACE GIVES THUMBS UP FROM HOSPITAL BED FOLLOWING KIDNEY TRANSPLANT FROM HIS SON

  Prayers for Houston rap legend Scarface started lighting up social media on Tuesday (September 14) as the Geto Boys legend prepared for surgery.   His son, Chris Jordan, made an incredible sacrifice and donated one of his kidneys to his father who’d been struggling with his health since catching COVID-19 last year.   On Wednesday (September 15), Rap-A-Lot Records founder J. Prince shared a photo of Scarface and his son shortly after the procedure was finished, indicating it had been a success.   Scarface, who’s laying on a hospital gurney, is giving the…

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Steph Curry’s Unanimous Media Signs Massive Talent Deal With Comcast NBCUniversal

  NBA star Stephen Curry and his Unanimous Media production label have signed a sweeping, first-of-its-kind talent deal with Comcast NBCUniversal.   The multi-year template agreement is billed as the media giant’s first-ever “global talent partnership.” It counts a dizzying amount of first-look development opportunities across the company, including: Universal Studio Group for scripted and unscripted TV projects; DreamWorks Animation for kids and family content; creative and on-camera contributions at NBC Sports; opportunities at NBC News Studios, MSNBC and CNBC; Universal Parks and Resorts; and Comcast’s Xfinity brand.   Insiders valued the…

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MET GALA CHEF CURATOR DEFENDS FOOD AFTER KEKE PALMER’S PIC … It Ain’t Fyre Festival Cuisine!!!

The Met Gala chef curator is defending the quality of the food served at the ritzy shindig … this after Keke Palmer posted pics of the grub that seemed reminiscent of the Fyre Festival.   Marcus Samuelsson — the restaurateur/chef who helped select the 10 up-and-coming chefs who created the Met Gala menu — tells TMZ … for starters, yes, Keke’s picture is in fact some of what was served at the $30k-$50k per ticket soiree. As for Keke’s plate, Marcus tells us it was barley topped with roasted mushrooms, tomato salad with…

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Quavo Receives Pushback for Saying Migos Invented ‘Triplet Flow’

Quavo recently sat down for an in-depth conversation with Taylor Rooks for Bleacher Report, where he spoke about the influence his group, Migos, has had on the current hip-hop landscape. “The triplet flow, for sure,” said the Atlanta icon. “Wasn’t nobody doin’ it before we came and right now, everybody’s doing it. It’s a blessing.” Rooks seconded Quavo’s claim by quoting David Banner who said there are tons of artists biting Migos’ style without properly giving them credit. “They just don’t want to give credit,” said Quavo. “You don’t want to come in,…

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Update: 50 Cent Responds to Irv Gotti Dissing Him During Ja Rule Verzuz

  Update 09/15/2021 9:34am: Irv Gotti reignited his longstanding beef with 50 Cent during Ja Rule and Fat Joe’s Verzuz on Tuesday (September 14) night. Irv commented on the IG Live of the Verzuz, writing, “All y’all talking that 50 sh*t. All good. He got beat up stabbed up. Shot up. And sued us. That’s all I’m gonna say. Your hero ain’t what you think he is. Period. And Facts.” Irv’s comment wasn’t lost on 50 Cent, who commented to Irv in a subliminal post, writing, “I put they whole label out…

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Diddy Says Dr. Dre Is the Only Person He’d Be Willing to Take on in ‘Verzuz’

  During the streaming of the latest Verzuz battle between Fat Joe and Ja Rule, Diddy showed up in the comments revealing what or who it would take to get him on the Verzuz stage. “Only person I would do is Dre,” Diddy wrote in the chat section. Considering the mountains of hit records between the two hip-hop moguls, it would be an interesting matchup. However, one IG user pointed out that Dre being an actual producer (on the boards), the better matchup would be for Diddy to battle someone…

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T.I. Reacts to Diddy Telling Jermaine Dupri He Can’t Match Hits with Him

T.I. took to Instagram Live to share his thoughts on Diddy declining a Verzuz against Jermaine Dupri, who challenged the Bad Boy mogul after Ja Rule and Fat Joe’s battle on Tuesday (September 14) night. T.I. explained that he has called out 50 Cent to battle in a Verzuz, and he doesn’t believe it’s beneficial to argue about who would win, because it’s “based on opinions.” He went on to address people saying that Diddy and Jermaine Dupri aren’t on the same level, and T.I. stated that he’s never “gonna let somebody…

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WESTSIDE GUNN KNEW MARILYN MANSON PHOTO WOULD HAVE PEOPLE ‘SHITTING ON THEMSELVES’

Westside Gunn went to school at George Perimeter College in Atlanta — for one day. Young and admittedly careless at the time, he took the financial aid money and bought drugs to sell instead. Deep down, Westside Gunn knew he was destined for something else, something great.    Now at the helm of Griselda Records with his brother Conway The Machine and cousin Benny The Butcher, Westside Gunn is living the life he always dreamed of but on his own terms. His latest album, Hitler Wears Hermes VIII: Sincerely Adolf, found him collaborating with rap juggernaut…

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Janet Jackson Announces New Album Black Diamond — Her First Since 2015!

Get your playlists ready — Janet Jackson is releasing new music! The “Rhythm Nation” singer is gearing up to release a new single before years’ end, which will precede Black Diamond, her first new album since 2015. The album — on which Jackson, 55, will serve as a producer and songwriter — is scheduled to drop in 2022, and will be released through her label Rhythm Nation Records.   The star has also teamed up with prolific producers and songwriters Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, who together have nine No. 1 singles,…

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Fauci Responds to Nicki Minaj’s Claim That Her Cousin’s Friend’s Testicles Were Affected by Vaccine

    Dr. Anthony Fauci has shared his thoughts on Nicki Minaj’s claim that someone’s testicles were affected by the COVID-19 vaccine.   In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor explained that there’s “no evidence” that COVID-19 vaccines cause a loss of fertility. “The answer to that, Jake, is a resounding no,” Fauci said. “There’s no evidence that it happens, nor is there any mechanistic reason to imagine that it would happen. So the answer to your question is ‘no.’”   Nicki’s tweet in question, which read that a friend of…

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