Nas Recalls DMX Making Him Cry While Filming “Belly”

‘; Desus & Mero caught up with Nas at his Sweet Chick restaurant to discuss the rap legend’s career, business ventures, King’s Disease 2, and filming Belly with the late DMX. On the latter, Nas talked about the film being a breakthrough moment for him and DMX as well as the bond the two rappers formed. He said having the film premiere in Times Square was a big deal for him and X, as New York natives. The Queensbridge artist also recalled a moment when the two cried together on the film’s set.…

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Judge Sets February 2022 Date for Cuba Gooding Jr. Sex Crimes Trial

Update 10/19/2021 11:56am: Over the last few years, Cuba Gooding Jr. has been facing some tough times, as the actor was accused of unwanted touching by three women in separate incidents. Along with that, the actor was charged with rape in another separate lawsuit. Now, a judge has set a date for Gooding’s trial. Reports noted Gooding appeared in person at a Manhattan Supreme Court. Judge Curtis Farber spoke on the case and denied a motion to hold off on the trial until May 2022. Farber reportedly said, “This case has…

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Muwop Speaks Out After Being Arrested in Connection with FBG Duck’s Murder

Last week, five people were federally indicted and charged in connection with the August 2020 murder of Chicago rapper FBG Duck, including Marcus “Muwop” Smart. The four other suspects in the case include Charles “C-Murda” Liggins, Kenneth “Kenny” Roberson, Tacarlos “Los” Offerd, and Christopher “C Thang” Thomas. The men were charged with committing murder in aid of racketeering, along with federal firearm violations and assaults in aid of racketeering. In light of the news, an exchange between Muwop and a fan has been released. The fan, who goes by @aariidadon on…

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Flavor Flav Arrested on Domestic Battery Charges

According to TMZ, Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas on October 5 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. The website reports that Henderson County Police were called about a domestic disturbance. Upon arriving, police were told that Flav poked his finger on the alleged victim’s nose, grabbed her, threw her down, and grabbed a phone out her hand. Police arrested Flavor Flav at the scene, and he was booked and charged with misdemeanor battery constituting domestic violence. Flav’s attorney, David Chesnoff, addressed the charges, telling TMZ, “in alleged…

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Snoop Dogg Sued for Posting Viral Video to Instagram

A part of Snoop Dogg’s long-lasting and prominent presence in media stems from his social media usage. Platforms like Instagram have proven to be a hit for the multimedia artist, but now it seems Snoop is facing a lawsuit over one of his IG posts. Reports noted that a site called FreedomNews.TV filed a lawsuit against Snoop in Los Angeles for a video of a protester trying to climb a Manhattan office building before drastically falling. The video was posted to Snoop’s Instagram without permission, according to the suit. Snoop…

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Nick Cannon’s Talk Show Fails to Impress Viewers, Not Likely to Replace Wendy Williams

Nick Cannon’s new daytime talk show has reportedly failed to impress viewers and is unlikely to replace Wendy Williams, according to reports.   Radar writes: “The Masked Singer host reportedly brought in a measly 400,000 viewers a day for his first week of broadcast late last month, landing the self-titled series at the bottom of the talk show pack.”   Per the report, Cannon’s new talk show also received a slew of devastating reviews, with Showbiz 411 writing: “Cannon’s recent past supporting Louis Farrakhan and making anti- semitic statements won’t…

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Summer Walker Responds To Fans Criticizing Her New Non-Sad Single–‘Leave Me Alone’

Last week the “Over It” album maker dropped her highly-anticipated single “Ex For A Reason” produced by Sean Garrett featuring City Girls rapper JT. On the track, the ladies talk breakups and a man “that got his attention all over the place”—“I hope y’all learn from my mistakes,” sings Summer.   “That b*** our ex (Your ex), for a reason though (Reason though),” is the hook. “Try me, trespass, Guaranteed to beat yo a** (Oh, oh) That b*** your ex (Your ex), for a reason though (Reason though). It’s too much for her…

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600 Breezy Addresses King Von and Quando Rondo Incident

‘;   The loss of King Von following an alleged fight with Quando Rondo has found many in the hip hop community as well Chicago mourning the loss of Von. The rapper reportedly got into an argument with Quando Rondo that was allegedly a one-on-one fight that ultimately morphed into a shooting. Since then, Quando Rondo affiliate Lul Tim was arrested for the incident and released on bond. Now, 600 Breezy has commented on the unfortunate incident and gave his thoughts on why things turned out how they did. While on…

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Jussie Smollett Trial Set For November, After Judge Refuses to Dismiss Case

  In July, it was noted that Jussie Smollett was back in court to face renewed charges for an alleged 2019 hate crime incident where he allegedly lied to law enforcement about a racist and homophobic attack. Now, reports surfaced noting Smollett recently appeared in front of a judge and asked to get his criminal case dismissed. The actor’s request was denied. Smollett’s attorney went on to say the actor’s rights were violated since he already did community service and forfeited a $10,000 bond in a previous deal to drop charges against…

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RZA Says 2Pac Was More Dangerous As a Rapper Than Notorious B.I.G.

‘;   RZA and Wu-Tang Clan have been making waves with the Hulu series ‘Wu-Tang: American Saga.’ Since then, RZA has been on a press run, giving his thoughts on music, life, and spirituality. During an interview with ‘The Art of Dialogue,’ RZA was asked about The Notorious BIG and Tupac Shakur. RZA was very candid about his thoughts on both rappers and went on to say he thinks 2 Pac was more dangerous as an emcee than Biggie. RZA said, “You go to Pac, once again, immaculate voice, but…

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