QUALITY CONTROL MUSIC SIGNS NEW ORELANS SAINTS RB ALVIN KAMARA TO SPORTS AGENCY

Quality Control Music, the Atlanta-based label founded by Pierre “Pee” Thomas and Kevin “Coach K” Lee has already staked claim to having the hottest Hip Hop label in the country. Now they’ve followed in Roc Nation and Young Money’s footsteps by launching a sports agency and recently took one one of the NFL’s best running backs as a client. On Friday (September 10), Quality Control Sports Management announced it had signed an agreement with Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints. Kamara, who was formerly repped by Klutch Sports Group, home to the likes of LeBron James, joins a roster including current…

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Fat Joe Responds to Big Pun’s Widow Claiming He Owes Her Family Royalties

Fat Joe hit back at Big Pun’s widow, Liza Rios, after she claimed that Joe is withholding royalties from Pun’s family. Liza hit back at N.O.R.E. saying that Fat Joe wants an apology for Pun’s widow and other family members falsely claiming that he stole from Big Pun after his death. Liza stated in the comments of the Instagram video, “Joe want me to apologize to him for me going after what was rightfully my families!?? He is responsible for over 2.3 million in royalties that was never paid to…

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Brian ‘B. Dot’ Miller to Host New Live Hip-Hop Show on Spotify Greenroom

Following the launch of Spotify Greenroom, the live audio platform is set to debut its new weekly hip-hop show Most Necessary: Live with host Brian “B. Dot” Miller. On Tuesday (Sept. 14), B. Dot will bring Spotify’s Most Necessary playlist to life to discuss rising hip-hop artists, debate trending topics in the genre and dive deep into each week’s playlists edits with guests and fans alike. Back in March, the streaming service acquired Betty Labs and in June, relaunched the live audio app Locker Room as Spotify Greenroom — marking “the addition of live audio as…

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Afrika Bambaata & Zulu Nation Sued For Sexual Trafficking of a 12-Year-Old Boy

Hip Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa and his Universal Zulu Nation have reportedly been sued under the Child Victims Act. Bambaataa (whose real name is Lance Taylor) and the organization have been accused of sex trafficking and prostituting a 12-year-old boy to older men during a four-year span. In the case of John Doe vs. Lance Taylor, the victim allegedly had sex with johns at the Zulu Nation’s National Headquarters and Bambaataa’s apartment. The victim claims he met Bambaataa in 1991 and became a member of the Zulu Nation security. John…

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50 CENT JOINS ANNOUNCER’S BOOTH Calling Holyfield Vs. Belfort

There will be NO lack of star power in the announcer’s booths at the Holyfield vs. Belfort fight Saturday night, ’cause TMZ Sports has learned 50 Cent will be joining Triller’s coverage of the big event. But, before you start dreaming about Fiddy sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Donald Trump … the hip-hop star and former POTUS will be on a different broadcast. Sources tell us 50 will be filling Snoop Dogg‘s usual role as a color commentator … which in previous fights has been nothing short of hilarious. Of course, 50 — a huge boxing fan — is also known for…

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2x Pro-Bowler Clinton Portis Pleads Guilty in $2.9M Healthcare Fraud Scam

  According to reports, former Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis has pleaded guilty for his role in a nationwide scam to defraud the NFL’s health reimbursement account plan. Portis, who rushed for 75 touchdowns and nearly 10,000 yards in nine seasons, reportedly collected nearly $100,000 in tax-free reimbursement for medical equipment that was never purchased. The 6x 1,000-yard rusher is now facing a maximum prison sentence of 10 years. His co-defendant, Tamarick Vanover, a former kick returner for the Chargers and Chiefs, is looking at the same sentence for his…

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Kylie Jenner Confirms She and Travis Scott Are Expecting a Child

  Update 09/08/2021 9:28am: Kylie Jenner shared a video on Instagram confirming that she and Travis Scott are expecting their second child together. The video started with Kylie giving Travis the news by handing him a positive pregnancy test in bed, and later going to her ultrasound appointment with their daughter, Stormi. Kylie later breaks the news to her mother, Kris Jenner, who teared up while telling Stormi, “We’re going to have a baby!” The video ended with Kylie giving viewers a look at her growing belly. Kylie’s sisters Kim,…

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AKON Michael K. Williams’ Death Proves … RICH AND FAMOUS STRUGGLE MORE THAN THE POOR

Akon is mourning the loss of his good friend Michael K. Williams, and says he’s the latest example of how the “facade of success” can send celebrities into a tailspin. We got the artist Tuesday at Petrossian in L.A., and he said although he was close to Michael, they hadn’t seen each other since the pandemic. Akon has an interesting take, saying the rich and famous go through more issues than the poor. As he says, “More money, more problems.” He also talks about how the pandemic has masked real mental health…

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Health Officials Claim New ‘Mu’ COVID-19 Variant Has Been Found in 49 States

  Just when the people were wrapping their minds around the Delta variant of COVID-19, another variant of the virus has popped up across the country. First discovered in Colombia in January, the mu variant of COVID-19 has spread to nearly four dozen countries since then and has been found in 49 states in the U.S. The only state not to report any detection of the mu variant is Nebraska. Health officials believe the mu variant is even more transmissible than the Delta variant and can potentially resist vaccines. According…

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“The Wire” Actor Michael K. Williams Discovered Dead in Brooklyn Apartment

Actor Michael K. Williams was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment by his nephew Monday afternoon. It’s suggested that the actor’s death may have been caused by a drug overdose as drug paraphernalia was found at his home. The actor was most notable for playing Omar Little in The Wire and Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire. Michael K. Williams starred in over 60 films and nearly 40 television during his career. Michael K. Williams was 54 years old at the time of his death. Stay tuned as more details become…

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