Saturday, 11 June 2016

Celebrity Seed: T.I. & Tameka Harris

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Tameka “Tiny” Harris posted this Instagram image of her eldest daughter,Zonnique Pullins, holding her youngest daughter, Heiress Harris, today. “My 1st & my last.. #Mine #Blessed,” Tameka captioned the photo.
Heiress’s father is rap tycoon Clifford “Tip” Harris, Jr., aka T.I.

Shooter Identified in Christina Grimme Murder, Her Brother Marcus Grimmie Releases Statement

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Singer Christina Grimmie, who was shot and killed after her show in Orlando, Florida Friday night (June 10, 2016), did not know the man who shot her, Orlando police said.
The 27-year-old man, who police identified as Kevin James Loibl of St. Petersburg, travelled to The Plaza Live theater with two small-caliber handguns Friday night. He walked up to Grimmie, who was signing autographs after the show, and shot her at about 10:30 p.m., Police Chief John Mina said. Her brother, Marcus Grimmie, immediately tackled the suspect and the man shot himself at the scene.
“There is no indication that they knew each other,” Mina said.
The man also had two loaded magazines and a large hunting knife on him, the chief said. Police didn’t give any background on Loibl or offer a possible motive.
Marcus issued a statement via Facebook, praising his sister:

Chance the Rapper Joins J. Cole & Bryson Tiller at Bonnaroo 2016

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The 2016 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival kicked off on Thursday (Jun. 9), returning to the Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee. Miguel, Tyler, the Creator, Vince Staples, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Big Grams, HAIM, Tame Impala, Post Malone are some of the notable artists who will be hitting the various stages during the 4-day event.
Dreamville’s own J. Cole took to the Bonnaroo main stage on Friday night, bringing out surprise guest Chance the Rapper to join him. Chance’s high energy touched the stage last night for a second time, popping up during R&B sensation Bryson Tiller’s set..

Celeb Style: Drake Wearing Juventus Away Replica Jersey

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Canadian rap mogul Drake is a big fan of Italian soccer club Juventus, so he couldn’t wait to show off his new silk Juventus away jersey, just like the replica one made by Adidas.
The Adidas polyester Juventus Away Replica jersey retails for $90, and is styled in pink, red and white with the team’s Jeep sponsored logo, Adidas logo and Juventus badge on the front.

Bruce Lee Once Said Muhammad Ali Would “Kill” Him in a Fight

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The world was taken back last week with the sad news that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed way. When someone of his stature dies, stories are shared, and in Ali's case, some are legendary.
One of the more entertaining is one that includes legendary martial artist Bruce Lee. From the 1980s book, The Making of Enter the Dragon, director Robert Clause recalls something Lee had told him when they were filming the 1973 movie, according to Mass Appeal.

New Music: Jadakiss & Nino Man “One Dance” & “Block Style”

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Late last month, Jadakiss served the streets with a freestyle over Fat Joe and Remy Ma’s “All The Way Up” anthem. The D-Block general is back, connecting with Nino Man with two freestyles over Drake’s VIEWSsingles “One Dance” and “Pop Style.”
Stream both below.

Vic Mensa Announces ‘Back With a Vengeance’ Tour With Joey Purp

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Fresh off the release of his new EP There’s Alot Going On, Vic Mensa is ready to wreak havoc on the road this summer on his newly announced Back With a Vengeance tour. The 11-city cross country trek kicks off in Atlanta on July 21 and wraps up in San Francisco on August 5, with stops in NYC, Chicago and Los Angeles on the way. Vic will be joined by his SaveMoney cohort Joey Purp, who just dropped a solid project of his own with iiiDrops, feauring guest spots from Vic, Chance The Rapper, Mick Jenkins and more.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 11.

Friday, 10 June 2016

New Music: Tory Lanez “Luv”

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Dancehall and reggae music are making a big impact in pop culture again, as the sounds of the Caribbean have been used on singles by Justin Bieber (“Sorry”), Drake (“One Dance”), Alicia Keys (“In Common”), and most recently OVO Sound’s Roy Wood$ (“Gwan Big Up Urself”). Tory Lanez gets in on the latest trend with his sexy new single “Luv.”
Produced by by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat, the track samples Tanto Metro and Devonte’s 1999 classic “Everyone Falls In Love.” Available now on iTunes, expect the song to appear on Tory’s forthcoming debut album due later this year via Interscope Records.
Get ready to dance below.

New Music: Wale feat. Phil Adé “Reminisce”

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Wale linked up with fellow DMV rapper Phil Adé for a new cut. Produced by DJ Camper, Folarin’s new record samples Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s hip-hop classic, “They Reminisce Over You” — but you already knew that… I hope.

Amber Heard Is Not After Money from Johnny Depp, Says Source

Amber Heard & Johnny Depp Have Called It Quits
An insider says the actress’s legal battle is about safety, not getting her estranged husband’s millions.
Amber Heard is currently seeking a permanent restraining order against Johnny Depp, but an insider has clarified there is no ulterior movies for the actress, like getting a big settlement from the Alice Through the Looking Glass star. All she wants is protection from Depp.

ABC News Dropped a Bombshell Report On Hillary Clinton

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Hillary Clinton is caught up in yet another huge scandal related her clandestine email server.
Good Morning America dropped a bombshell on the Clinton campaign this morning.
According to ABC News, in 2011 Clinton appointed Rajiv Fernando, a major Clinton Foundation donor, to a Top Secret State Department advisory board when he had zero national security experience.

Muhammad Ali’s Funeral Service In Louisville..

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Family, friends and family of Muhammad Ali are currently gathered in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. for his memorial and funeral service. Ali’s casket is being driven around the city for admirers to see and say their final farewells. At 2:00PM ET, the official funeral service will begin, with Bill Clinton giving the eulogy.
On Thursday (June 9), Ali’s family held a traditional Muslim Jenazah service for the boxing icon.

This Is What Iggy Azalea Wanted for Her Birthday – But She Didn’t Get It!

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The “Fancy” rapper made no bones about her request!
This week, Iggy Azalea celebrated her birthday, which inspired us to remind you of all her best feuds. And although she may be a world-famous rapper, even she doesn’t always get everything she wants.
On June 5, two days before her big day, the rapstress tweeted out this simple, yet extravagant request: “All I want for my birthday is a dinosaur fossil.”

New Music: Hodgy Beats “GREATS” (Prod. by Jake One)

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Hodgy Beats has been quietly slipping out new music on his SoundCloud in recent months (unfortunately, none have made as much noise as his rant against Tyler, The Creator did last year) and today he’s back with arguably his best of 2016 so far. 
Floating over dreamy production from the serially underrated Jake One, Hodgy pays respect to his elders in the rap game who have lit his own path to greatness. It’s still kinda strange to hear grown up rap from Odd Future, but I’m here for it.

New Music: Usher – Crash

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One day after dropping a new track titled “No Limit,” featuring Young Thug on Tidal, Usher Raymond released another single off his long-awaited eighth studio album, Flawed.
The album Flawed was originally set for a September 2014 release. But after three singles failed to crack the Top 10 in 2014, RCA Records pushed back the album indefinitely.

New Music: Kodak Black feat. Gucci Mane “Vibin In This Bih”

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Kodak Black is still being held in a Florida jail cell, but his label is keeping the ball rolling with his new single, “Vibin In This Bih.” Big Guwop shows up to give his young Haitian friend some love on the newly released track. The collaboration will be featured on Kodak’s upcoming Atlantic Records album, Lil’ Big Pac.

Congressional Candidate Bob Poe Says He’s HIV Positive

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Congressional candidate Bob Poe, of Orlando, announced he is HIV positive.
Poe, who is running for a seat in Florida’s 10th congressional district, made the announcement on his Facebook page Friday.
The former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party said he was motivated to announce his HIV status to the public after he met a woman who told him her HIV status was a death sentence.