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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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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RAP LEGENDS BREAK GROUND AT UNIVERSAL HIP HOP MUSEUM

BRONX, NY – It’s been a long time coming, but it looks like the Universal Hip Hop Museum is inching closer to its grand opening. On Thursday (May 20), several Hip Hop legends took a trek to the Bronx to break ground on the first phase of Bronx Point, where the UHHM will be housed. According to sources in New York, Nas, LL COOL J, Fat Joe, Lil Kim, Naughty by Nature, Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick, Michael Bivins (of Bell Biv DeVoe), Public Enemy’s Chuck D, MC Sha-Rock and EPMD were among the many who joined Bronx…

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Fat Joe Explains Why He Didn’t Attend Big Pun’s Street Naming Ceremony

Last week, Big Pun was honored with his own Bronx street corner. The corner of East Fordham Road and the Grand Concourse is now known as “Big Pun Plaza” after a street ceremony that had the late rapper’s wife and children in attendance. Fat Joe, one of Pun’s close friends and collaborators, was noticeably absent from the ceremony. After receiving multiple questions regarding his no-show, Fat Joe explained that he did not show up due to his issues with various attendees at the event. “If you don’t have good things…

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Fat Joe Talks About His Unreleased 2Pac Diss Tracks with Biggie

  Fat Joe recently chopped it up with Swizz Beatz and Timbaland for his Instagram Live show, and he revealed that he recorded several songs with Biggie before his tragic death. While many would love to hear the songs, Fat Joe explained that they never saw the light of day because they were mostly dissing 2Pac. Joe stated, “You know I say stuff, Tim, and they always say I lie or I say too much. You know I worked on an album with Biggie? We cut about five songs together.…

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JIM JONES REPS FOR FRED THE GODSON DURING SNOWY BRONX STREET NAME UNVEILING

  BRONX, NY – Despite the snowy weather, Jim Jones was in attendance as the late Fred The Godson was honored on his old block in the Bronx with a street renaming ceremony on what would have been his 36th birthday. On Monday (February 22), the corner of Leggett Avenue and Kelly Street officially became Frederick “Fred the Godson” Thomas Way with a ceremony that also included Fat Joe, Mysonne, Sway Calloway and more. Posting from the event, Capo paid homage to the late Bronx native. “Rip @fredthegodsonmusic,” he wrote. “They gave Fred his own…

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DJ Khaled And Fat Joe Launch A Joint OnlyFans Account And Social Media Is In Shambles

Look, if we’re being honest, 2021 has been a bit of a mixed bag. We’ve definitely seen a lot of good in the mere three weeks we’ve gotten acquainted, but some people feel 2020’s stench is still lingering just a tad–like today when DJ Khaled announced that he and Fat Joe would be launching a joint OnlyFans. While their platform has mainly been associated with sex work–especially during the covid pandemic when people turned to the site to create another source of income as the world shut down–celebrities have also…

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