JADAKISS GETS ALL THE LOVE FOR MIGHTY , MIGHTY D-BLOCK

NEW YORK, NY – The LOX and Dipset Verzuz battle went down at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater in New York City on Tuesday night (August 3) and there was a clear standout from the event — Jadakiss.   The veteran LOX rapper became a trending Twitter topic before the face-off was even over, with hundreds of people praising him for his effortless swagger and sharp lyrical skills. The LOX came out swinging from the jump, performing their features on N.O.R.E.’s “Banned From TV” and DMX’s “N-ggaz Done Started Something.”   As for The Diplomats, Jim Jones and…

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BIZ MARKIE LAID TO REST IN CUSTOM GOLD GUCCI SUIT COURTESY OF DAPPER DAN

NEW YORK, NY – Biz Markie (real name Marcel Theo Hall) was laid to rest on Monday (August 2) in New York City, with friends, family and peers showing up in droves to pay their respects to the Juice Crew legend.   Fellow Juice Crew member Roxanne Shanté, his DJ Cutmaster Cool V, Montell Jordan and Rev. Al Sharpton were a few who took the podium to speak about their fallen friend or sing a song, while Fat Joe, Ice-T, Erick Sermon, Parish Smith, Redman, Big Daddy Kane, Kid Capri and De La Soul’s Maseo…

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DR. DRE OLDEST KID DOES 2ND INTERVIEW ABOUT HOMELESSNESS + DRIVING FOR DOORDASH

Dr. Dre may be living the rich, single life, but his eldest daughter is reportedly still struggling to make ends meet.   In an interview with the sources, 38-year-old LaTanya Young said she works as a delivery driver for DoorDash and Uber Eats as well as an assembler at a warehouse. But she still claimed she can’t afford to secure an apartment in California and has been forced to live in a rental car.   Young said she has asked her estranged father, who’s worth about $800 million, for financial help but…

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RIHANNA JOINS THE BILLIONAIRE’S CLUB

Rihanna is now the richest female musician on the planet, and most of her net worth doesn’t even have to do with her being an artist. According to Forbes, RiRi joined the billionaire’s club and boasts a reported net worth of $1.7 billion. Most of the rest of her net worth comes from her Savage x Fenty brand that’s reportedly worth over $270 million. The beauty mogul only trails Oprah Winfrey when it comes to the richest female entertainers.For her latest Fenty endeavor, Rihanna is gearing up to launch her first perfume,…

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MASTER P’S INCARCERATED BROTHER C-MURDER CLAIMS SEALED DOCUMENTS HOLD KEYS TO HIS FREEDOM

NEW ORLEANS, LA – C-Murder, No Limit rapper and brother of Master P, has been serving a life sentence since 2009 for his alleged role in the 2002 murder of 16-year-old Steve Thomas. From the onset, C-Murder (real name Corey Miller) has maintained his innocence. Now, following a series of major twists in the aftermath of his trial, the former TRU rapper claims there are sealed documents that hold the keys to his freedom.   In a press release issued by his publicist on Wednesday (August 4), C-Murder alleges the existence of 31 concealed…

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DABABY GETS CUT FROM PARKLAND FESTIVAL – BUT NOT FOR HOMOPHOBIC HIV REMARKS

Manchester’s Parkland Festival across the pond is no longer promoting DaBaby as one of the artists in their lineup, but a rep for Baby reached out to TMZ to clarify that the removal from the England festival was done on his end months ago and has nothing to do with the recent controversy.   The festival included DaBaby in their promotional flyers as recently as July 14, but the “Suge” rapper’s team is placing blame on the festival as he was gone from the event for months. The rep also adds they…

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MONEY MAN GETS 1ST OF PLATINUM-SELLING EMPIRE CHAINS

EMPIRE is one of the buzzing names in distribution when it comes to Hip Hop artists. With a stacked roster, their clients will now have even more incentive to acquire plaques in the future. EMPIRE CEO Ghazi Shami has promised an EMPIRE chain to every platinum-selling rapper on the label and he dished out the first piece of ice to Money Man earlier this week.   Money Man was presented with the glistening EMPIRE pendant chain along with a plaque by Shami for his dynamic Lil Baby collaboration “24” going double-platinum. “Double platinum let’s…

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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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