According to Deadline, Dr. Dre will produce Warner Bros.’ forthcoming Marvin Gaye movie What’s Going On. Jimmy Iovine, the founder of Interscope Records, is also producing alongside Andrew Lazar, with Allen Hughes, one half of the Hughes Brothers, serving as director. He’s most known as a team for directing the iconic West Coast film Menace […]

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According to Deadline, Wiz Khalifa has been hired as George Clinton in the forthcoming Spinning Gold film, which might be his greatest acting role yet. In a biopic based on 1970s Casablanca Records president Neil Bogart, played by Jeremy Jordan, the Taylor Gang rapper will feature as the Parliament-Funkadelic icon. Samuel L. Jackson was originally […]

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(ET) While Kim Kardashian allegedly filed for divorce from Kanye West in February, the “Jesus Walks” rapper was photographed on a French vacation with Russian beauty Irina Shayk for his 44th birthday. During a Keeping Up With the Kardashians roundtable reunion on Thursday (June 17), Kardashian shared additional insight on what went wrong with Kanye […]

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While American rappers like YG and Nipsey Hussle have the right to criticize future presidents in songs like “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump),” Cambodian artists do not have the same freedom to criticize the government without facing prison time. According to Radio Free Asia, Kea Sokun was detained in September 2020 for insulting the government and […]

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(VLAD TV) After his Instagram account was suspended twice earlier this year, Boosie Badazz was furious. Following a series of rules breaches, he was compelled to cancel his account and create a new one. Boosie didn’t take the deactivation lightly, calling Facebook CEO/founder Mark Zuckerberg a “racist.” Boosie pulled back the racist claim in a […]

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(ALL AROUND TV) With COVID-19 lockdowns being lifted around the country, rappers are searching for performance bookings to make up for the year they missed out on. Quando Rondo is one of such musicians, but he claims promoters are afraid to book him because of Rondo’s associate’s suspected murder of King Von during a gunfight […]

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On Wednesday, June 16th, the famous 2Pac turns 50 years old. To commemorate the occasion, Jada Pinkett Smith shared a never-before-seen poem penned by the late rapper on Instagram. “Tupac Amaru Shakur would have been 50 midnight tonight!” In the caption, she wrote. “As we prepare to celebrate his legacy … let’s remember him for […]

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Snoop Dogg’s new job as an executive at Def Jam Recordings has begun. DaniLeigh shared a series of photographs on her Instagram account on Monday (June 14), showing off her latest studio session with D-O-Double-G as she welcomed him to the Def Jam family. In the caption, she writes, “You can’t even see ur future […]

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Both Rakim and Big Daddy Kane are Hip Hop icons in their own way, revered as masters of their genre for decades. Kane, who rose to prominence with The Juice Crew in the late 1980s, has been immortalized in Hip Hop history owing to albums like Long Live The Kane in 1988 and It’s A […]

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It’s no secret that Drake enjoys battle rap, and he’s made it clear over his decade-long career that he values the genre. Drake was in the middle of a planned showdown with battle rap icon Murda Mook in 2015, but nothing came of it as Drake became a megastar. Despite being one of the most […]

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