DJ Akademiks explained why he considers Takeoff’s death to be a street issue and why it doesn’t have anything to do with rap. He said that social media has conflated the two, which is why celebrities in general, but rappers in particular, are so accessible today as opposed to years past. However, that accessibility leaves
Kanye recently invited X17 Online into his new Crenshaw design studio, where he revealed new clothing pieces he plans to sell. While Kanye’s Yeezy designs sold for hundreds in the past, Ye revealed that he bought up every Balenciaga piece that he could find, which he rebranded with “YE24” on the front. He then added that
Kanye West made his return to Twitter early Monday after being locked out for his antisemitism. However, the controversial music producer and fashion designer continued to thumb his nose at detractors by tweeting out “Shalom :).” This tweet was preceded by Ye’s message, “Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked.” Ye getting his Twitter
Boosie didn’t take too kindly to being the target of a YouTube prank by White Dolemite who used the term ‘boy’ and all its racist connotations during the skit. “Can you hand the mac n’ cheese to me, boy?” White Dolemite said to Boosie who was completely taken aback by the request. White Dolemite doubles
Akon recently sat down with Shannon Sharpe for his “Club Shay Shay” podcast, and the “Right Now” entertainer explained how Chris Brown was held back from being the next Michael Jackson. Akon explained that he thinks Chris keeps gang members around him to protect him and keep things going. When Akon said that “Chris has
Young Thug and Gunna appeared in court Thursday, where they received some good news regarding the RICO trial against them and over two dozen other YSL affiliates. The prosecution asked Judge Ural Glanville to delay the trial until March, but that motion was denied. Prosecutors requested the delay because some of the YSL co-defendants do not have lawyers.
Producer and collaborator of Nas, Hit-Boy, recently chatted with Power 106 in LA about his latest output with the legendary Queens rapper. Naturally, Hit-Boy was tasked with addressing the comments made about Nas and his apparent “irrelevancy” among the newer generation of hip hop fans. However, Hit-Boy broke down why the comment was problematic because no
Vlad opened up by telling Symba how he landed on his radar after his Dr. Dre freestyle. Symba then recounted how he linked up with Dre through the super producer’s nephew, which led to them locking in the studio together for a couple of days. Symba then opened up about the things he learned from
The duo of Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug still remain one of rap’s biggest “what ifs” nearly ten years after releasing their biggest collaborative hit, “Lifestyle.” While the two rappers continued to enjoy successful solo careers after Rich Gang broke up, fans still debate how much more success Quan and Thug could have achieved
DJ Akademiks weighed in on the tragic passing of Takeoff. He and Vlad reflected on some of their initial interactions with Migos as a group and Takeoff in particular. Akademiks also recounted the infamous dust-up between Joe Budden and Migos on the red carpet of the BET Awards.