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Migos Rapper Takeoff Sued by Woman Who Says He Raped Her at a Party, LAPD Investigating

Takeoff is the subject of a lawsuit and LAPD investigation after a woman claimed the Migos rapper sexually assaulted her at a party in Los Angeles. The woman, who filed the lawsuit under the name Jane Doe, claims Takeoff made her feel extremely uncomfortable at an L.A. party back in June before raping her in the bedroom of the person she says invited her to the gathering. TMZ reports: According to legal docs … the woman claims Takeoff stared at her while at the party and that made her extremely ...
Tags: Celebs, Sexual Assault, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Rape, Pop Culture, Jazz, Lapd, Rape Allegations, Migos, Jane Doe, Takeoff


Future’s 7th Baby Mama Eliza Reign Wants Him Thrown in Jail for Dodging Child Support Case

The mother of one of Future’s seven official children wants him punished to the fullest extent if he continues to dodge their child support case, which includes jail time. Eliza Reign’s lawyer, Brandon Rotbart, confirmed to Bossip that he has filed a motion for contempt against Future for failing to disclose his income and financial information even though a judge had previously ordered him to do so. Eliza and the rapper have been in a child support battle regarding their 1-year-old daughter for...
Tags: Celebs, Future, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Child Support, Eliza, Wilburn, Bossip, Eliza Reign, Brandon Rotbart, Rotbart


Singer Jaguar Wright Accuses Common of Sexual Assault: “This N***a Tryna Stick His D**k in My Mouth While I’m Sleep”

Philadelphia singer Jaguar Wright has come forward with some pretty serious accusations about rapper Common. In a recent Instagram Live interview, Wright—who is best known for her work with The Roots as well as her contribution to Jay-Z’s Unplugged album (she sang the hook on “Song Cry”)—described an alleged incident where she says Common sexually assaulted her while she was sleeping. The exact timeline is unclear, but Wright said the incident occurred following a performance one night. She said...
Tags: Videos, Celebs, Sexual Assault, Jay Z, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Erykah Badu, Philadelphia, Allegations, Common, Serena, Lauryn Hill, Wright, Lonnie, Jaguar Wright


Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Dead at 26, Killed in Drive-By Shooting

FBG Duck, a popular rapper out of Chicago, is dead at the age of 26 after he was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. Details about the shooting are unknown, however, multiple sources confirmed via social media that the rapper had been shot Tuesday (Aug. 4) in what appears to be a drive-by shooting in Chicago’s Gold Coast area. Now sources have confirmed that Duck, whose real name is Carlton Weekley, succumbed to his injuries. Popular rapper FBG Duck has just been pronounced dead after being...
Tags: Celebs, Guns, Shootings, Chicago, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Illinois, Gun Violence, Gold Coast, Drive-by Shootings, FBG Duck, FBG Duck Dead, Carlton Weekley, Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Dead


'Ghetto presidents': musicians risk all to take on authoritarian rule in Africa

Artists taking on political roles from Algeria to Zambia have been beaten, detained and killedThey call him the “ghetto president”, and his ambition is to bring the dreams and the sounds of the streets to the corridors of power.Bobi Wine, a popular reggae star and prominent opposition MP in Uganda, will release a new album next month that addresses what he calls “the real issues people are facing – the injustices, corruption, high taxation, misrule, abuse of human rights, dictatorship.” Continue...
Tags: Music, Nigeria, Africa, World news, Rap, Uganda, Culture, Hip-hop, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Reggae, Bobi Wine


Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Released 25 Years Ago by Raekwon

  The Wu Tang Clan became instant hip hop stars when they released the 36 Chambers album. Afterwards, just about every member released a solo project. Method Man, Ghostface, GZA and ODB went on to drop solo joints after the 36 Chambers album. 25 years ago today, Raekwon dropped one of the greatest hip hop albums ever. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx or the Purple Tape changed the game when it dropped. They called it the Purple Tape because the cassette tape was purple, which was different from the oth...
Tags: Music, Albums, Hip Hop, Jazz, Odb, Wu Tang Clan, Linx, Wu, Raekwon, Rainy Dayz, Purple Tape, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Cappadonna Cappadonna, ODB Nas, Cappadonna Glaciers, Cappadonna Wu Gambinos


Grime artist Solo 45 jailed for 24 years for multiple rapes

Musician Andy Anokye held four women against their will and repeatedly raped themThe grime artist Solo 45, whose real name is Andy Anokye, has been jailed for 24 years for holding four women against their will and raping them repeatedly.His victims described how he beat and threatened them with weapons, held a cloth with bleach over their faces and waterboarded them, recording much of the abuse on his mobile phone. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Crime, Society, UK News, Culture, Hip-hop, Bristol, Grime, Boy Better Know, Rape and sexual assault, Andy Anokye


27 No Limit Records Albums That Should Be In Your Collection

Tonight is the world premiere of the No Limit Chronicles on BET. No Limit Records had one of the great runs in hip hop. Master P was dropping a new album from a different artist every other week. Trust me; I was buying everything No Limit was dropping. Master P, C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker, Mia X, TRU, Mystikal, Snoop Dogg and Magic. Fiend, Mac, Soulja Slim, Kane & Abel, 504 Boyz, Big Ed, Mr. Serv-On, Young Bleed and some movie soundtracks. No Limit Records went on to sell about 75 million rec...
Tags: Music, Featured, Mac, America, Albums, Hip Hop, Sky, New Orleans, Jazz, Magic, Ed, Mia, Snoop Dogg, Snoop, IMA, Chick


Bone Thugs N Harmony Released E. 1999 Eternal 25 Years Ago Today

Bone Thugs N Harmony is one of the greatest hip hop great of all-time. Bone Thugs N Harmony released E. 1999 Eternal album 25 years ago today. E. 1999 Eternal was the follow-up to their major label debut EP, Creepin’ On Ah Come Up. Being a huge hip hop heads, this is one album I remember purchasing when it was released. The first single, 1st of Da Month was released a little over a month before the album dropped. 1st of Da Month went on to go gold and nominated for a Grammy. The single became ...
Tags: Music, Albums, Hip Hop, Jazz, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Neek, E. 1999 Eternal, Da Month, Eazy E Eazy E, Da Month Buddah Lovaz Die Die Die Quija, Murda Shotz


English music venues to receive £2.25m in emergency pandemic aid

First cash made available from UK government’s £1.57bn emergency arts fund announced on 5 July to combat effects of Covid-19 lockdownCulture secretary Oliver Dowden has announced plans to save around 150 grassroots music venues from insolvency while cashflow is limited for venues shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.Dowden released £2.25m for the sector from the overall £1.57bn fund announced on 5 July to shore up the arts in the UK. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Music, UK, UK News, Music Industry, Rap, Culture, Pop and rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Folk Music, Arts funding, Grime, Dowden, Coronavirus outbreak, Oliver Dowden


Wiley accused of antisemitism after likening Jews to Ku Klux Klan

Chart-topping grime rapper compares Jews to the Ku Klux Klan as ‘2 sets of people who nobody has really wanted to challenge’Wiley, the chart-topping grime rapper and producer, has made antisemitic comments on Twitter, including a statement that places Jews alongside the Ku Klux Klan.In a string of tweets on Friday, he said: “Listen to me Jewish community Israel is not your country I’m sorry … The Star of David that’s our ting … Some people have gotten too comfortable on lands that don’t belong t...
Tags: Twitter, Music, Israel, Religion, Race, Social Media, UK News, World news, Rap, David, Culture, Judaism, Hip-hop, The Guardian, Wiley, Grime


J. Cole Too Deep for the Intro for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday as we inch closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of Jodeci, En Vogue and Mariah Carey. Diary of A Mad Band, En Vogue’s debut and E=MC were the albums plus a Young Buck mixtape and Big Pun’s Yeah Baby joint. We had quite a bit to choose from we’re going in another direction. J. Cole just released two new tracks that’s rumored to be part of his upcoming album, The Fall Off. The Lewis Street singles are called The Climb Back and Lion King on Ice. The F...
Tags: Hip Hop, Jazz, Erykah Badu, Mariah Carey, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes, J.Cole, Too Deep for the Intro, Jodeci En Vogue


Rick Ross Released Teflon Don 10 Years Ago Today

Rick Ross released Teflon Don 10 years ago today. Teflon Don marked his fourth album and to me it marked him transitioning to a great rapper. Rick Ross just teamed with August Alsina to drop the Entanglement track, which adds to the Will and Jada drama. Teflon is the second biggest selling album in his discography as it only trails his debut, Port of Miami album. Less than two months before Teflon Don, Rick Ross dropped the dope Albert Anastasia EP mixtape. The year before, Rick Ross dropped hi...
Tags: Music, Albums, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rick Ross, Miami, Drake, Jada, Ross, Raphael Saadiq, Teflon Don, August Alsina, Chrisette Michele, Albert Anastasia, Jay Z Drake, Teflon Don Rick Ross


Tory Lanez Allegedly Shot Megan Thee Stallion While She Was “Trying to Leave” & There’s Reportedly Video to Prove It

The Megan Thee Stallion shooting situation just took a very strange twist as it has been revealed that Tory Lanez may have been the person who shot her following a dispute inside his vehicle. “Tory fired the shots from within the vehicle while Megan was outside trying to leave,” a source told Page Six on Thursday. “There is video and the police are investigating. This is a case of a man physically harming and abusing a woman.” More via Page Six: A spokesperson for LAPD would not confirm whether ...
Tags: Celebs, Shooting, Guns, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kylie Jenner, Lapd, Megan, Hollywood Hills, Tory Lanez, Page Six, Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion, Daystar Peterson, Megan Kylie Jenner Tory Lanez


Morning Docket 07.16.20

* Some are objecting to the Alaska Bar Association's decision to hire Alan Dershowitz to deliver a keynote speech for $15,000. I'd give the speech in exchange for travel costs to see Alaska if anyone is looking for alternate speakers... [Alaska Public Media] * A hip-hop trio is suing their lawyer for allegedly excessive fees and conflicts of interest. [Billboard] * 87 protesters were arrested outside of the home of the Kentucky Attorney General earlier this week. [AP] * Former Attorney Gene...
Tags: Law, Minneapolis, Kentucky, Cbs News, Senate, Uncategorized, Alabama, Alaska, Hip Hop, Detroit, Jeff Sessions, Detroit News, Alaska Public Media, Alan Dershowitz, Morning Docket, Alaska Bar Association


Quality Control CEO “Pee” Calls Out Migos on Instagram Over Malpractice Lawsuit

Quality Control CEO Pierre “Pee” Thomas has responded via Instagram to Migos’ malpractice lawsuit against his label, calling the suit “unfortunate” and expressing his disappointment over the allegations. Migos filed a lawsuit against their attorney Damien Granderson early Wednesday (Jul. 15) claiming that he “cheated” the group out of millions of dollars and did not represent their best interests in a number of contractual negotiations. Variety reports that the Atlanta trio’s lawsuit specificall...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Lawsuits, Pop Culture, Jazz, Migos, Thomas, Capitol, Variety, Granderson, QCM, Quality Control Music, Pierre Pee Thomas, Pierre "P" Thomas


Big Sean Facing Backlash Over “IDFWU” Song Allegedly About Naya Rivera Following Her Tragic Death

Big Sean is currently on the receiving end of backlash over his 2014 hit single “I Don’t F**k With You (IDFWU),” which he allegedly wrote about Naya Rivera after their breakup earlier that year. As was previously reported, the former Glee actress’ body was found Monday (Jul. 13) in Lake Piru in California after she went missing last week. Now, folks are leaving comments on social media slamming Big Sean for making “IDFWU” about Naya Rivera and their public break-up. Naya and Sean reportedly met ...
Tags: Music, Celebs, California, Hip Hop, Ariana Grande, Dj Mustard, Pop Culture, Naya Rivera, Jazz, Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, Dorsey, Don, Sean, Rivera, Naya


Tory Lanez Arrested on Felony Gun Charges, Megan Thee Stallion Listed as “Victim” & Taken to Hospital

Tory Lanez was arrested on a gun charge following an altercation early Sunday morning (Jul. 12) that took place outside his Hollywood Hills home. According to TMZ, police received a call about a disturbance outside a residence in Hollywood Hills around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and when they arrived, witnesses said people were arguing in an SUV before shots were fired into the air and the vehicle took off. Cops reportedly got a description of the vehicle and located it shortly afterward, and found Tory ...
Tags: Celebs, Law, Celebrity Arrests, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Tory, Kylie Jenner, Megan, Hollywood Hills, Tory Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion, Tory Lanez Arrested on Felony Gun Charges Megan


Tory Lanez Arrested on Felony Gun Charge, Megan Thee Stallion Listed as “Victim” & Taken to Hospital With Injuries

Tory Lanez was arrested on a gun charge following an altercation early Sunday morning (Jul. 12) that took place outside his Hollywood Hills home … and Megan Thee Stallion just so happened to be with him at the time and was taken to the hospital with injuries to her foot. According to TMZ, police received a call about a disturbance outside a residence in Hollywood Hills around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and when they arrived, witnesses said people were arguing in an SUV before shots were fired into the ai...
Tags: Celebs, Law, Celebrity Arrests, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Tory, Kylie Jenner, Megan, Hollywood Hills, Tory Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion


Hip hop & AOL: Lin-Manuel Miranda shares his influences for Hamilton's 'My Shot'

The entire Rotten Tomatoes interview (above) with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is terrific and insightful. But I was especially struck by the part where he shares the songwriting process for "My Shot." His influences were hip hop and the AOL dialup chime: Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks down his process of writing the song, 'My Shot' for #Hamilton. pic.twitter.com/YjoYGk7qq7 — Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) July 7, 2020 "I'm grabbing from the influences and paying homage t...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Interview, Aol, Hip Hop, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, My Shot


Pop Smoke: five arrested in connection with Brooklyn rapper's killing

Los Angeles police charge two men with murder after rapper was shot dead during a home invasion in Hollywood in FebruaryFive people have been arrested in connection with the death of Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke. The 20-year-old artist, born Bashar Jackson, was shot dead in a suspected robbery that took place in a rented apartment in Hollywood, California, on 19 February.Los Angeles Police Department said it had arrested three adult males and two minors. Corey Walker, 19, and Keandre Rodgers, 18, h...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, US news, Rap, Culture, Brooklyn, Hip-hop, US crime, Hollywood California, Bashar Jackson, February Los Angeles Police Department, Corey Walker, Keandre Rodgers, Jaquan Murphy


Wardrobe Stylist Says K. Michelle Threw a Vase at Him & Made Homophobic Remarks on Music Video Set

A wardrobe stylist is spilling a little bit of tea on K. Michelle. Hollywood Larry styled K. Michelle for her music video for the “Supahood” remix, which featured Kash Doll and Yung Miami. In a series of tweets, Larry accused the singer of being abusive and homophobic on the set of the 2019 music video. Larry began sharing his experience with K. Michelle after someone posted a clip from the “Supahood” video. “I styled Kimberly for this video. She publicly humiliated me, threw a flower vase at me...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, K. Michelle, Homophobic, Michelle, Larry, Kimberly, Yung Miami, Hollywood Larry, Michelle Hollywood Larry


Kodak Black Apologizes to Nipsey Hussle for Trying to Shoot His Shot at Lauren London After Nipsey’s Death: “I Never Meant to Disrespect Your Queen”

Kodak Black is finally apologizing to Nipsey Hussle and his family for making disrespectful comments about Lauren London last year while she was grieving Hussle’s death. “I never meant to disrespect your queen,” Kodak wrote in a poem he penned that honored Hussle. “Willin To Accept When I’m Wrong & Stand Firm When I’m Right. The Whole World Know Your Example Was A Guiding Light. I Pray Your Fam Light & Accept This Humble Apology In My Kite.” He posted the message on his Instagram page on Monday ...
Tags: Celebs, London, Kodak, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Justice Department, Nipsey Hussle, Kodak Black, Hussle, Huey P Newton, Lauren London, Homie, Celebrity Apologies, Kodak Black Apologizes, Carter Huey


Kanye West takes anti-vaccine, anti-abortion stance in US presidential bid

Rapper also unveils intention to end police brutality, return ‘fear and love of God’ to schools and appoint Elon Musk to run space programmeKanye West has given more details about the policy platform he will adopt in his bid to become US president in November, declaring himself anti-abortion, sceptical about a Covid-19 vaccine and keen to return “fear and love of God” to education.In an interview with Forbes, he announced that he would run under the banner of the Birthday party, “because when we...
Tags: Music, Elon Musk, Religion, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Rap, Kanye West, Culture, US politics, Hip-hop, Christianity, Abortion, Forbes, US elections 2020


2 Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Nightclub in Greenville, S.C. During Foogiano Concert

Two people are dead and eight others were injured after a shooting broke out at a nightclub in South Carolina. Police said the shooting happened just before 2 a.m. early Sunday morning (Jul. 5) at Lavish Lounge in Greenville. SEE NEXT: Video Allegedly Shows Member of ATL Rapper Foogiano’s Team Shooting Into Crowd at S.C. Nightclub After Someone Tried to Steal His Chain Two deputies were driving on White Horse Road when they noticed a disturbance at the club. The deputies called for backup afte...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Atlanta, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, EMS, Gun Violence, South Carolina, Gucci Mane, Greenville, Lewis, Henry McMaster, Greenville County


Lilly From “Black Ink Crew Chicago” Arrested for Attacking Girlfriend After Catching Her in Bed With Another Woman

Liliana “Lilly” Barrios from Black Ink Crew Chicago was arrested last month after she allegedly attacked her girlfriend after catching her in bed with another woman. According to a police report obtained by TMZ, Lilly got into a verbal altercation with her girlfriend at their apartment on June 3rd. After the verbal altercation turned violent, Lilly left for the night. But when she returned the next day to pick up clothes, police say Lilly caught her 22-year-old girlfriend in bed with another wom...
Tags: TV, Celebs, Celebrity Arrests, Mugshots, Chicago, Domestic Violence, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Arrested, Lilly, Mugshot Madness, Black Ink Crew Chicago, Lilly From, Liliana Lilly Barrios, TMZ Lilly


Lily From “Black Ink Crew Chicago” Arrested for Attacking Girlfriend After Catching Her in Bed With Another Woman

Liliana “Lily” Barrios from Black Ink Crew Chicago was arrested last month after she allegedly attacked her girlfriend after catching her in bed with another woman. According to a police report obtained by TMZ, Lily got into a verbal altercation with her girlfriend at their apartment on June 3rd. After the verbal altercation turned violent, Lily left for the night. But when she returned the next day to pick up clothes, police say Lily caught her 22-year-old girlfriend in bed with another woman, ...
Tags: TV, Celebs, Celebrity Arrests, Mugshots, Domestic Violence, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Arrested, Lily, Mugshot Madness, Black Ink Crew Chicago, Lily From, Liliana Lily Barrios, Lily From Black Ink Crew Chicago Arrested


Jay-Z's Team Roc call for prosecution of police officer who shot and killed 3 men

Officer Joseph Mensah was found to have acted in self-defence in two of the shootings, with another currently under reviewJay-Z’s social justice initiative Team Roc has called for a Wisconsin police officer to be fired and prosecuted, after he shot and killed three people while on duty.Joseph Mensah, of Milwaukee suburb Wauwatosa, killed Alvin Cole, Antonio Gonzales and Jay Anderson in three separate incidents between 2015 and 2020. He is under review for the most recent killing, of Cole, but th...
Tags: Music, Milwaukee, US news, Rap, Jay-z, Culture, Hip-hop, Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, Jay Anderson, Jay Z s Team Roc, Joseph Mensah, Team Roc, Alvin Cole Antonio Gonzales


DJ Akademiks Suspended from “Everyday Struggle” After Repeatedly Calling Chrissy Teigen a B*tch for Dissing Him

DJ Akademiks has been suspended by Complex News after repeatedly calling model Chrissy Teigen a “b*tch” during a virtual rant on Twitch earlier this week. On Thursday (Jul. 2), Akademiks posted an apology for his comments and confirmed that he had been suspended from at least the next two episodes of Everyday Struggle, the daily show he hosts with Wayno and Nadeska Alexis. “I definitely wanna start off by kind of like apologizing for some of the stuff that’s been going on outside the show,” Akad...
Tags: Celebs, Rants, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, John, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Don, Teigen, Complex, Complex News, DJ Akademiks, Wayno, Akademiks, Nadeska Alexis


Mystikal Ain’t No Limit for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which means it’s almost the weekend. My playlist this week only consisted of Fat Joe’s Loyalty album and 112’s Pleasure and Pain. Since I’ve been home all week the only album that was played was Unpredictable from Mystikal. Mystikal will be the featured artist this week. The Unpredictable album was his No Limit Records debut and it went on to go platinum. The Unpredictable album was the first No Limit project Snoop jumped on as he still wasn’t si...
Tags: Hip Hop, Jazz, Snoop Dogg, Joe, Snoop, Mystikal, Unpredictable, Throwback Thursday, Silkk The Shocker, Blog Hops & memes, Master P, No Limit Records, Ain't No Limit, Mystikal Ai, Mystikal Mystikal, Speaking of No Limit Records