SNOOP DOGG BECOMES YET ANOTHER BRAND AMBASSADOR COURTESY OF ‘SAY IT WITCHA BOOTY’ CAMPAIGN

It wouldn’t be surprising to learn Snoop Dogg gets very little sleep these days. Between his responsibilities as Def Jam Recordings Executive Creative and Strategic Consultant, father, husband, MC and spokesperson for brands such as Corona and General Insurance, there likely isn’t enough time to accomplish everything he needs to do an a daily basis unless he stays up all night.   Even so, the accomplished entrepreneur is adding another role to his ever-expanding résumé — brand ambassador for denim brand G-Star RAW. The Dutch company unveiled its “Say It Witcha Booty” campaign on Tuesday (September…

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2PAC MURDER INVESTIGATION CALLED ‘A WASTE OF TIME’ AS 25TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY APPROACHES

Tupac Shakur was shot at a Las Vegas intersection on September 7, 1996 and died at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada six days later. The murder remains unsolved despite numerous theories pointing to the late Orlando Anderson as the triggerman. Countless articles and numerous documentaries have explored the topic, but they’ve never led to an arrest.   As the 25th anniversary of 2Pac’s death inches closer, sources report police intentionally decided not to investigate the murder further, even though Anderson’s uncle Duane “Keefe D” Davis confessed to being an accomplice…

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EMINEM TO GUEST STAR AS WHITE BOY RICK IN 50 CENT’S ‘BMF’ TV SERIES

50 Cent and Eminem are back at it again. According to sources, 50 has enlisted his close friend Em for a role in his upcoming Black Mafia Family series coming to STARZ. The 8 Mile actor is reportedly set to star as famed FBI informant Rick “White Boy Rick” Wershe.   “I’m honored and appreciative of my good friend Em for supporting my new show BMF,” 50 Cent relayed in a statement. “We couldn’t do a show based in Detroit without incorporating the legend that is Eminem.”   Eminem will be making a guest appearance on the…

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SLIM JXMMI AND SOULJA BOY TALK GREASY OVER PROPOSED BOXING MATCH

 Boxing matches have become a popular outlet for rappers to settle their differences or simply put on another form of entertainment outside of their music careers. When Soulja Boy issued an open challenge to every artist on Tuesday (August 9), Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi quickly accepted Big Draco’s invitation into the ring. “I’ll fight any rapper in the game in a boxing match,” Soulja proclaimed, with Jxmmi replying, “Let’s run it.”   The Rae Sremmurd official Twitter then added fuel to the fire to which Big Draco predicted, “I’ll knock yo homeboy out…

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DEF JAM NAMES NEW CEO FOLLOWING SNOOP DOGG HIRE

 Def Jam Recordings is making major changes to its operations by appointing Tunji Balogun as the label’s new Tunji Balogun as CEO, Variety reports. Tunji Balogun served as RCA Records’ executive vice president of A&R after initially joining as senior vice president of A&R in 2015. During his time at the label, he was instrumental in signing the likes of Childish Gambino, Khalid, Brockhampton and Bryson Tiller, while co-founding Keep Cool Records in a joint venture with RCA in 2018. Its roster includes Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Normani, Lucky Daye, VanJess…

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Snoop Dogg & Kevin Hart Give Hilarious Commentary on Tokyo Olympics

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics has been moving along despite the setbacks presented by COVID-19. With all of that said, NBC took the chance to let new eyes take a view and give their commentary on the events, with Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart teaming up to speak on various athletes in sports like skateboarding and equestrian. Needless to say, Snoop and Hart’s commentary was gold. The duo was set up by NBC’s streaming service Peacock to look at all the sports in the Olympics for sports they have no idea about.…

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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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2 CHAINZ RESTAURANT MURDER INVESTIGATION LANDS A SUSPECT

ATLANTA, GA – In October 2020, an individual was shot and killed over admission prices to 2 Chainz’s Members Only lounge in northeast Atlanta. On Thursday (July 15), police revealed they believe to have the alleged suspect in custody.   According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 24-year- old Malik Payne was arrested by U.S. marshals in CliftonTownship, Michigan. Payne remains behind bars in Michigan on felony murder charges along with illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and is awaiting extradition to Atlanta. On October 29, 2020, Members Only security…

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SNOOP DOGG ENDORSES CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY TAHANIE ABOUSHI FOR NYC D.A.

Snoop Dogg may reside in Los Angeles but the West Coast legend is keeping his eye on political races all across the country. On May 28, Snoop endorsed civil-rights attorney Tahanie Aboushi in the race to become the next district attorney of Manhattan, New York. “Tahanie is exactly who we need as District Attorney,” Snoop said. “She’s a civil rights lawyer and has fought for people her entire career. As someone from the impacted community, she knows exactly what our communities have been through. I’m with you sis, and endorse you…

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LEGENDARY HIP HOP PHOTOGRAPHER CHI MODU – WHO SHOT ICONIC IMAGES OF 2PAC & BIGGIE – HAS DIED

Veteran photographer Chi Modu captured iconic images of some of Hip Hop’s most legendary artists, including The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Mobb Deep and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. But on Saturday (May 22), Modu’s journey with the camera came to a sudden end. According to Chi Modu’s official Twitter account, the illustrious shutterbug passed away this week at the age of 55. Although no cause of death was revealed, chatter online suggests he succumbed to stomach cancer. “Our hearts are broken… We continue the fight ©,” the tweet reads. “The family request…

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