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It was all good just a beef ago. The relationship between Freddie Gibbs and Young Jeezy, former partners and allies in beef with Rick Ross has soured pretty quickly.
In an interview with XXL Magazine, Freddie Gibbs claims he has no respect for Young Jeezy anymore after his time at Jeezy’s CTE label.
50 Cent has joined with boxing legend Lou DiBella to work on the movie Tapia which takes a look at the life of the late Mexican boxer Johnny Tapia, according to Variety magazine.
The film delves deep into Tapia’s drug addiction, the murder of his mother and more from his troubled past.
When you’re good, the announcement of a new mixtape will get fans frantic. When you’re a legend, your name being on a tracklist of a compilation album will cause mass hysteria. On July 9th, legendary DJ Tony Touch will release the fourth installment in his Piece Maker series, Piece Maker 3 and will feature a new song from entitled….”Untitled”.
Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane seemed to take Chicago artist Chief Keef under his wings when he signed the teen emcee to his Brick Squad label last month, but according to Gucci, he hopes that Keef chooses to now follow his path and instead learns from his past mistakes.
As an artist who has found himself engulfed in controversy, the Brick Squad rapper seemed surprisingly reflective during a recent interview with Power 107.5 as he spoke on the regrets of his past before speaking to Keef and other young men who might look up to him.
The hottest summer for Hip Hop in years continues with the announcement that Maybach Music Group will be releasing the third installment of their compilation series Self Made on August 6th.
The album will feature the entire MMG roster of Rock Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, French Montana, Stalley, Gunplay, Rockie Fresh, and Omarion.
Back in April, Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross lost his partnership with Reebok after women’s groups protested against a controversial lyric in Ross’ “U.O.N.E.O” verse. While the lost deal reportedly cost the Miami rapper $3-5 million dollars, he’s still attempting to pull something positive from the situation for his MMG crew.
“I’m in a position where if I never sold another shoe, Rozay good. So it’s really about what the little homies who coming next gonna take away from it,” Ross told MTV.
Nicki Minaj is expanding her business empire with a new deal Myx Fusions, which has forged a new partnership with the singer/rapper.
Nicki will be the face of Myx Fusions’ new, ready to drink Moscato, which is expanding into the United States market. She will be featured in a campaign that includes print, radio, television, off-line events and social media messaging.
Lil Scrappy has started the process of smoothing over his legal obligation as he checked into rehab this morning.
According to TMZ, the rap reality star hopes the effort will ease the penalty of violating his probation. The rapper failed a court ordered drug test and subsequently violated his probation.
Recently, Brooklyn, New York platinum emcee Fabolous delayed plans to release Loso's Way 2 in early Summer.
The Def Jam Records artist updated fans that he's planning to release his sequel to the 2009 album of the same name in "late July or early August at the latest," after dealing with the label's timeline. "I'm really waiting on [Def Jam Records'] time," he said as to the specific date the album will hit retailers.